Dolores Lorraine "Dee" Shillingberg, 79

Jan. 21, 1932-Nov. 1, 2011

November 01, 2011

Dolores Lorraine "Dee" Shillingberg, 79, of Halfway, Md., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, at her home.

Born Jan. 21, 1932, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Howard V. McCollam and Iva L. Jenkins Daugherty.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Jack A. Shillingberg.

She was a member of Valley Grace Brethren Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Barbara J. Gentry and husband, Mike, of Powell, Tenn., Donna S. Nye and husband, Rick, of Brook Park, Ohio, and Janet L. Surratt and husband, Keith, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; two sons, Allen W. Shillingberg and wife, Mandy, of Clear Spring, Md., and Jack Shillingberg, who was her loving caregiver of two years, of Hagerstown; one sister, Catherine Branagan of Baltimore, Md.; two brothers, Ted McCollam of Indiana and Jack McCollam of Baltimore; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Jane Sigai and Jean Christopher.

A celebration of life will be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Valley Grace Brethren Church, 17310 Gay St., Hagerstown. Pastor Raymond "Ray" Barger will officiate.  

Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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