Irene Shirah

Obituary of Irene Shirah


Mrs. Nellie Irene Shirah, age 93 a resident of Auburndale passed away Thursday, July 25, 2019. Mrs. Shirah was born September 9, 1925 in Davenport, Florida to John and Blanche (Tish) Rutter. She was a lifetime Polk County resident and retired from Polk County Schools after 36 years of service as cafeteria manager. Irene graduated from         Haines City High School Class of 1942. She enjoyed yardwork, cooking, flowers and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband – Raymond; brother – Robert and 2 sisters - Johnnie & Betty.


Irene is survived by;


Son:                      Earl Shirah and his wife Pat of Auburndale

Daughter:            Sherilyn White and her husband Rick of Auburndale

Grandson:            Ray McCarty of Auburndale



Services are private.



Arrangements By:     Kersey Funeral Home

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