Shirley Avis Gogo

January 17, 1949 – March 25, 2014

On Tuesday March 25, Shirley passed away peacefully with her family at her side. Shirley showed tremendous strength and courage despite being diagnosed with cancer two years ago. Her love of horses, family, and friends kept her living life to its fullest. She will be deeply missed for her quick wit, laughter and generous spirit. She is predeceased by her mom and dad, Ruth and Bill, her sister Judy and her daughter Ruby Ruth.

She is survived by her loving husband Danny, son Daniel (Mary), daughters Marjorie (Nicholas) and Veronica, brothers Pat (Kathy) and William (Maureen), five grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. We cannot begin to express our gratitude for the warm and loving support of Shirley’s many good friends. We would also like to thank NRGH nurses, doctors and hospice friends in the Palliative Care Unit for their kindness and dedication to caring not only for Shirley, but for her family and friends too. For this we are very grateful.

A memorial trail ride to celebrate the life of this amazing woman will be announced at a later date.

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