Shirley V. Wiles, 70

July 27, 2007

-JULY 25, 2007

MYERSVILLE, Md. - Shirley Virginia Gilroy Wiles, 70, of Myersville, died Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at her home.

Born in Bolivar, Md., she was the daughter of the late Josiah M. and Frances Shank Gilroy.

She was a 1955 graduate of Middletown (Md.) High School.

She was employed for 34 years by the Maryland Veteran's Affairs for the state of Maryland, retiring in 1993.

She is survived by her husband, Alfred A. Wiles, whom she married Nov. 11, 1960; two children, James A. Wiles of Middletown and Lynn R. Connelly of Myersville; three sisters, Frances M. Gilroy, Mina J. Gilroy and Karen M. Gilroy, all of Middletown; one brother, David Gilroy of Funkstown; five grandchildren; two nieces; and one nephew.

She was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, James W. Gilroy, John J. Gilroy, Josiah Gilroy, Clara L. Gilroy and Evelyn Koogle.


Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home in Middletown. The Rev. Katie Bishop will officiate. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Middletown.

The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21705-1799.

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