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Shirley R. Dayhoff

January 24, 1933 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 88)

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Shirley R. Dayhoff, 88, of Hanover, PA entered God’s Eternal Care, Thursday, November 4, 2021, at Hanover Hall Nursing Center.        

Born January 24, 1933, in Hanover, PA, she was the daughter of the late Clinton and Hilda (Warner) Mummert. Shirley was the loving wife of the late Laverne B. Dayhoff, with whom she shared 63 years of marriage until his death on October 29, 2013.

Shirley worked for Middleburg Manufacturing for 25 years as a seam ripper and retired at the age of 40. She was a member of Harvest Time Temple in Hanover.   

Shirley enjoyed putting together jigsaw puzzles and spending time with her loving family.

Shirley is survived by her two children, Bruce Dayhoff and wife Diane, and Pamela Wolf, her 5 grandchildren, Wendy Cover and husband Dwayne, Lisa Gross and husband Ronald, Ryan Wolf, Justin Wolf and wife Amber, and Corey Wolf, and 6 great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind one brother, Barry Mummert. Shirley was preceded in death by her sister, Loretta Bly.

A funeral service to celebrate and remember Shirley’s life will be held 1 PM, Monday, November 8, 2021, at the Kenworthy Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc, 269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA 17331,  with her cousin, Rev. Fred Mummert officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery. The funeral service will be Livestreamed for those who are unable to attend. The family will receive friends from 11 AM to 1 PM, Monday, November 8, 2021, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Shirley’s name to Harvest Time Temple, 700 Black Rock Road, Hanover, PA 17331, or to the American Kidney Foundation online at http://www.kidneyfund.org/.

The family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to the Kenworthy Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA 17331. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com.

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November 8, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Kenworthy Funeral Home
269 Frederick Street
Hanover, PA 17331

Funeral Service
November 8, 2021

1:00 PM
Kenworthy Funeral Home
269 Frederick Street
Hanover, PA 17331

Video is available for this event


Harvest Time Temple
700 Black Rock Road, Hanover PA 17331

American Kidney Foundation
Web: http://www.kidneyfund.org

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