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Shirley A. Israel

February 12, 1926 ~ February 5, 2018 (age 91)
Shirley A.  Israel, 91 of Avon, New York died Wednesday January 31st after a lengthy Illness.
She was born on February 12, 1926 in Zanesville, OH the Daughter of Lewis Swank and Helen Marie Koch Swank. Shirley was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Zanesville & St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Geneseo, NY.
She  is survived by her husband of 70 years, Harold E. Israel whom she married February 16, 1947; a son Marc D. (Debbie) Israel (MA); a daughter Myrna K. (Blaine)Jacox (NY) three grandchildren Renee (Michael) Smith (NY); Jason (Allison) Cooper (NY)& Maryrose Israel (MA) five great grandchildren Connor, Abigail & Paige Smith, Augusta & Abram Cooper.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and step-mother Callie G. Swank, her brother & sister in law Leroy & Betty Swank, her sister & brother in law Mary Jane & Gerald VanOster & her son Brian Eugene Israel. 
Friends may call 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM Wednesday February 7th at the Bryan and Hardwick Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday February 8th at Saint John’s Lutheran Church, 116 N 7th St, Zanesville, OH 43701 with Pastor Mark Combs officiating. Burial will conclude at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Zanesville. 
The Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Shirley’s family please click on the Guest Book link on this page.

 Service Information

February 7, 2018

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home
2318 Maple Ave
Zanesville, OH 43701

February 8, 2018

11:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church
116 North 7th Street
Zanesville, OH 43701


Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Pleasant Grove Rd.
Zanesville, OH 43701

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