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    Shirley Dehn, 1934 ~ 2012

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    Shirley Anne Dehn age 77, of Erie, Pa., passed away Thursday, March 15, 2012 at St. Vincent Health Center.

    She was born on Nov. 20, 1934 in Bradford, Pa., the daughter of the late Charlie and Violet Grant Gallegher.

    Shirley graduated from Bradford High School and then went on to work as a bookkeeper for several organizations all over the world. Shirley loved to travel and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Until we meet again, God bless you, mom.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Dehn in 1996; two brothers, Charles and Keith; as well as by a sister, Beverly.

    She is survived by her husband of 56 years, George Dehn; a daughter, Penny Tanner and her husband Rex, of Moab, Utah; a son, Randy Dehn and his wife Lucy, of Philadelphia, Pa.; three grandchildren, Asa, Jacob and Doug; and two great-grandchild-ren, Maddie and Mia. She is further survived by several nieces and nephews.

    Friends are invited to a memorial gathering that will be announced at a future date.

    Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2115 W. 38th Street, Erie, PA 16508.

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