Shirley Sypulski, 86, of South Buffalo Twp., passed away April 1, 2020 at Good Samaritan Hospice Unit at Concordia, Jefferson Twp.
She was born October 25, 1933 in New Kensington, PA to the late Ernest and Mildred (McIntyre) Huffman.
Shirley worked in the cafeteria for the Freeport Area School District of 23 years prior to her retirement in 1997.
Mrs. Sypulski was a member of St. Mary, Mother of God, Roman Catholic Church, Freeport, and the South Buffalo VFD Auxillary. She truly enjoyed watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, traveling, camping, and bus trips to casinos.
Shirley is survived by her daughter, Rebecca (Charles) Moore of Paden City, W. Va., her sons, Michael (Paula) Sypulski of South Buffalo Twp., Walter (Sherry) Sypulski of East Brady, her eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, sister-in-law’s, Virginia Huffman of Apollo and Darlene Orkis of Lower Burrell.
In addition to her parents mentioned above, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Edward W. Sypulski, whom she married on April 23, 1955 and passed away on December 20, 2017, her siblings, Ernie Huffman, William Huffman, Gertrude Eckman, Doris Hirtz, Velma Jean Johnson, Anna Lou Huffman, and her great-great grandson, Parker Sypulski.
Due to public health concerns, we will implement state mandated regulations as the family will receive friends on Thursday, August 13th from 3 pm until 7 pm at the DENNIS J. DAUGHERTY FUNERAL HOME, 324 Fourth Street, Freeport, 724-295-3100. Christian Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, August 14th at 10:00 am in St. Mary, Mother of God Roman Catholic Church, 608 High Street, Freeport, with her pastor, Reverend Father Gilbert Gente as celebrant. Everyone is asked to go directly to the church. All attendees must wear a mask in the funeral home and at the church. Burial will follow in the St. Mary Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Freeport. The Sypulski family is inviting everyone attending to please join them in a time of remembrance and a mercy meal following services at the South Buffalo Twp. VFD.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Dennis J. Daugherty Funeral Home 324 Fourth Street, Freeport, PA 16229. 724-295-3100.
Please visit www.daughertyfh.com for condolences and service schedule updates in the future.