Shirley Gawron, 1935-2018

Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, is handling the arrangements for Shirley Gawron, 82, of LaPorte, Indiana, who passed away Monday, June 18, 2018.

Shirley was born November 24, 1935, in LaPorte to Walter and Isabel (Holowinski) Gawron.

Shirley was a LaPorte High School graduate. She worked as a legal secretary at Sallwasser & McCain and at Drayton, Biege, Sirugo & Elliott, LLP in LaPorte. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, a former Business and Professional Women Association member in LaPorte, and a member of Polish Falcons Nest 564 in LaPorte. She was an avid bowler. Shirley also had two best “furry friends,” her dogs, Buster and Murphy.

Shirley is survived by two sisters, Marilyn Muller of Sauk Village, Illinois, and Patricia Layton of Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Robert Gawron.

Private burial has taken place.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Church, 130 Bach St., LaPorte, IN 46350.

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4 Responses to “Shirley Gawron, 1935-2018”

  1. Marge Unger

    Jun 21. 2018

    Was so sad to hear of Shirley’s passing. She will be missed by her best friend Barb and many others who’s lives she touched.

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  2. joe

    Jun 22. 2018

    Sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. May she rest in peace.

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  3. David Sirugo

    Jun 25. 2018

    I am going to miss you, Shirley. Thanks for all your help over the years and for the laughter we shared. It was my privilege to have known you.
    Rest in peace, my friend.

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  4. Carole Buettner

    Jul 02. 2018

    I loved our talks over the many year. You and I go back a long long way. I have missed you.

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