Wadsworth, OH

Shirley M. (Haines) Bacon

Wadsworth — Shirley M. Bacon, age 84, passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021. She was born on August 11, 1937 in Caldwell, Ohio to the late Howard F. and Ruth M. (Boothby) Haines. Shirley grew up in Alliance, Ohio, and lived in Akron for over 56 years before moving to Wadsworth this year.

Shirley was married to Robert A. Bacon on June 17, 1956, who preceded her in death on December 21, 2003. She was also preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Sandra K. (Haines) Barker; and grandson, Joseph M. Smith. Shirley was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by her daughters, Christa (Scott) Knight and Laura (David Sr.) Smith; grandchildren, David Jr. (Dani) Smith, Rachel (Jim) Bellinger, Reilly Smith, Kimberly Smith, Therese Smith, Lauren Knight, Ashley Knight and Ben Smith; great-grandchildren, Xavier and Xenia Bellinger; brother-in-law, Harold “Bud” Barker; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 30th, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 272 Broad St., Wadsworth, where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. with Father Patrick Schultz, celebrant.  A livestream of the service will be available to view on the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church website at:   Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Absolute Hospice.