Wise, Shirley L.

Shirley L. Wise, 65 of Lorain, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019. She retired last year after working for 32 years as an STNA at Amherst Manor. She enjoyed reading, watching movies, and attending concerts, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family.

Shirley is survived by her daughters, Angela Donaldson (Ken Waldrop) and Rachel Higginbotham (Chad); grandchildren, Alyssa Mihalic, Brendan Mihalic, Autumn Arbaugh, Isabella Higginbotham, and Ava Higginbotham; and her sister, Mary Chitwood.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Mabel Carender.

The family will receive friends at the Wyers-Bollinger Funeral Chapel, 2900 N. Ridge Rd., Sheffield Twp. on Friday from 5-7pm.

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  1. I’m so sorry for your loss. Your mom trained me as an STNA and she was such a wonderful person who will be missed dearly. If you need anything don’t hesitate to ask. My prayers are with you all

    • I am so sorry I worked with shirley for a few years she is a great person we had many memorable times Rest in peace shirley

  2. Sending the family my love and condolences. Shirley was an awesome person. We had great conversations and laughs together. I also had the pleasure of working with Miss Shirley. She will greatly be missed, but never forgotten.

  3. I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. Since Von was named after me (as well as another aunt) I always felt a close bond with her when we were young and I spent summers with Raymond, Mable, Mary Ann and Von. She was so beautiful and had such a wonderful smile. I wish I could be there with your family but we are down south this week. You’re all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Love you all Aunt LaVonne New Borges

  4. I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Shirley for 10 years at Amherst Manor. She was a wonderful person and a great STNA. She will be greatly missed. Praying for family and friends.

  5. Sending loving thoughts and prayers for her family and friends. We worked together for many years where we became friends. I’ll never forget her and her beautiful spirit. So many memories I’ll always treasure. Always remember she loved you girls so very very much and was so proud of you. She was an amazing woman and aide. Til we meet again I love you my friendd

  6. so very sorry to hear this sorry for your loss rest in peace never forgotton love ypur mom and dad i know your are with them now.

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