Wadsworth, OH

Shirley Anne Gorman, 84 of Wadsworth passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2024. She was born December 14, 1939, in Copley to the late Chester and Hazel Elliott.  Shirley was a graduate of Wadsworth High School, class of 1957.  She was very involved in her local community serving as a former president of the Wadsworth Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Sharon Women’s Club, and an officer of the Red Hat Society. Shirley retired from the Trading Post. When her children were younger, Shirley was very active in Scouting and Highland Youth Sports along with her husband Jerry, who proceeded her in death.

Shirley was a loving mother and grandmother.  She is survived by her children: Beth (James) Westra, Scott (Sarah) Gorman, Shawn Gorman, Amy (Kevin) Lyon, her grandchildren: Kerry, Daniel, Nicholas, Nathan, Natalie, Alex, Mitchell, Nikki, Cody, Drew, and Emily in addition to 5 great grandchildren. Shirley is also survived by her brother Jack (Sue) Elliott and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 10am – 12pm, Saturday, January 6, 2024, at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth. Committal service will be held immediately following at Woodlawn Cemetery.