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Obituary for Shirley A. Nye (Hoffman)

Shirley A. Hoffman Nye, 84, of Duncannon and formerly of Hummelstown, passed away Thursday, December 3, 2020, at the UPMC Pinnacle West Shore, Mechanicsburg.

Born on August 27, 1936, in Hummelstown, she was the daughter of the late William H. and Lucinda E. Gingrich Hoffman.
Shirley retired as a shipping clerk from the former Hesteco Dress & Sportswear Manufacturing Company, and had also worked for the former Press Dress & Uniform Company. Following her retirement, Shirley worked in housekeeping at the former Holiday Inn, Harrisburg. She was a 1956 graduate of Hershey High School. Shirley attended the Otterbein United Methodist Church, Duncannon. She was a member of the Order of the Amaranth. Shirley loved to spend time with her family, especially with her grandson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne S. Nye, on January 16, 2011; a daughter, Yvonne L. Nye on September 28, 2015; three brothers, Richard Gingrich, John Hoffman and William Hoffman; a sister, Barbara Shultz; and a friend, Barry Hostettler.

Shirley is survived by one son, Michael W. Nye husband of Lynne L. of Newport; one grandson, Michael Paul Nye; and three sisters, Betty L. Hoffer-Exum of Harrisburg, Mary H. Gesford of Elizabethtown, and Frankie E. wife of Percy Griffin of Harrisburg.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a celebration of Shirley’s life will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be in Grand View Memorial Park, Annville.

Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, is handling the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 897, Hummelstown, PA 17033.

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