Shirley A. Ernestine, 81, of East Syracuse, passed away peacefully on Wednesday at Iroquois Nursing Home. Born in Syracuse, she was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved her family. Shirley was a supervisor for Verizon and retired after 25 years of service. She was predeceased by her son, Tony Ernestine and daughter, Debbie Januseski.
Shirley is survived by her sons, David and Robert Ernestine; daughter, Kathy (Jamie) Chapman; her siblings, Linda DeShane and Wendy (Howard) Harvey, Richard and Butch (Judy) Auchampau; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted on Monday 10 a.m. at Delaney Greabell Adydan Funeral Home with Pastor Jimmy Doyle officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Calling Hours will be held on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the funeral home, 241 Kinne Street, East Syracuse.