Shirley May Breece

October 20, 1950 ‒ August 22, 2016

Delaware, Ohio

Shirley May Breece, 65, of Delaware, passed away peacefully Monday morning August 22, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus surrounded by the people she loved most.

She was born October 20, 1950 in Delaware, Ohio to the late James Breece Sr. and Ilo Pauline (Caudill) Breece.

Shirley was a kind hearted lady who showed so much passion for her family. She enjoyed bowling and watching wrestling. She loved spoiling her nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews whom she loved like her children.

Left to cherish her memory is her brother, Tony (Susan) Breece Sr. of Delaware; nephews, Tony Breece Jr. (Sheena Kirk), Phillip Breece (Lizzie Coakley), James and Danny Breece Jr.; nieces, Ida (Richard) Wilde, Stephanie Moore (Rob Hartung) and Lisa VanSickle; ten great nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her sister Patsy Breece, two brothers James Breece Jr. and Danny Breece Sr. and a niece Tonya Breece Grubb.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday August 24, 2016 from 4 – 7 pm at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware and where funeral services will be held on Thursday August 25, 2016 at 11:00 am with Rev. Wayne Engle officiating. Burial will follow in Greenmound Cemetery in Kilbourne.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Breece family.

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  • Tony, Susan, and family. My condolences to you all, Shirley will be greatly missed by all her family and friends, Shirley was a wonderful person. I enjoyed working with Shirley in the past and it was a pleasure to have meet her and spend some time with her. Bonnie D. VanSickle and family. 8/23/16 5:26pm may God be with her and all of you.

  • My condolences to the Breece Family. Shirley will be missed. Keeping the family in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs 💞

  • My condolence to the Breece Family, Shirly will be mist , as she was a friend of mine and on a bowling team together,worked at halfway truck stop /restrant together. Hugs ! Thoughts, prayers

  • I only met her a few times while visiting some relatives but she was a very nice, courteous lady. Very polite and always welcoming, helpful and happy. She loved everyone in her family no matter what the situation. Many condolences for the Breece and extended family.

  • Dear family. Sorry to hear you lost your loved one. May you throw all your anxiety/worry on God (Psalms 83:18) along with prayers. And the almighty will sustain you during this difficult times with that Peace that surpasses all understanding. (Phillipians 4: 6,7). May this message bring all of you a measure of comfort.

  • My deepest condolences to the Breece family. May you find comfort in the beautiful words found at Revelation 21:3 & 4, where God promises us that He will soon eliminate all pain, suffering and death. While we wait for this promise to be fulfilled, may the fond memories of Shirley comfort you and ease your pain.

  • Shirley was a good friend in the 7th and 8th grade. We went to Raymond school and enjoyed over night visits. Her parent were always kind to me. I tried to locate her several times over the years. She will always have a special spot in my heart. Rest well my old friend! With affection, Diana Salyers