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CHRISTY, Shirley F. (Kreish)

CHRISTY - Shirley F. (nee Kreish)
October 26, 2016, loving mother of Timothy W. (Leda), Paul T. (Teresina), Suzanne M. (Jeffrey) Hartl and Thomas R. (Kathleen) Christy; beloved grandmother of Mark, Eric, Carl, Alexandra, Max, Austin, Kevin, Kyle, Charlotte and Maggie; daughter of the late William and Mae Kreish; sister of the late Marion G. Couch. Shirley was a graduate of D'Youville and Canisius Colleges. Shirley taught Business Education in several high schools in WNY, as well as Adult Educational Occupational Courses for adults re-entering the work force. As a Library of Congress-certified Braillist and a member of the Buffalo Braille Group, she transcribed thousands of recreational and instructional materials for the blind and visually impaired. All are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Amelia Church, 2999 Eggert Rd., Tonawanda, on Friday, October 28 at 9 AM. Please assemble at church. No prior visitation. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Shirley's memory to Mount St. Mary Academy, 3756 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, NY 14217. Please share condolences at www.mertzfh.com

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