Mary Jane Shirey
Mary Jane Shirey, age 91, entered peacefully into rest on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Eisenhower Army Medical Center.
Mrs. Shirey was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late John T. Smith and Margaret Connell Smith. While working as a civilian telephone operator at a military base on Guam, she was married on August 1, 1951 to a handsome young Army officer, Robert E. Shirey. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sons Steven and Robert Shirey, her sisters Marjorie Anderson and Kathleen MacNintch and her twin brother John Smith.
She is survived by her son Michael of Augusta, her nieces, Lisa Anderson Ober of New York City and Heather MacNintch of Chula Vista, CA and nephews James Anderson of Albany, NY and Bruce MacNintch of Chula Vista, CA.
A memorial mass celebrating the life of Mrs. Shirey will be held at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, May 22 at the Church of the Most Holy Trinity at 720 Telfair Street in Augusta. Mrs. Shirey will be interred at Beaufort National Cemetery alongside her husband.