Shirley Marie Bulles

9 décembre 193028 décembre 2020

Shirley Marie Bulles, 90, of Exeter Twp, entered eternal rest on Monday, December 28, 2020, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born December 9, 1930 in Reading, she was a cherished daughter to the late Harry E. Hiester and Eva E. (Gicker) Shearer.

Shirley was a graduate of the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Mt. Airy campus, class of 1948. She was a homemaker for most of her life but she briefly worked at Berkshire Knitting Mills.

Shirley was baptized and confirmed at Bern United Church of Christ, where she was a life long faithful member at. She was also a longtime member of the Ladies' Auxiliary for the Mt. Pleasant Fire Company and The Reading Area Deaf Association.

Shirley was a dedicated, loving wife, mother and grandmother who always put everyone else first. Despite being blind and deaf, Shirley was always positive, always had a smile on her face, and was thankful for her blessings. However, above all else Shirley cherished her grandchildren, she especially doted her granddaughter Hanna and grandson Benjamin Bulles.

Shirley's spirit will be carried on by 2 sons Dennis J. Bulles and his wife Sue, of Scranton, PA; Andrew E. Bulles and his wife Michelle, of Exeter Township;daughter Lynn D. Bulles, of Lebanon, PA; 2 grandchildren that lived with her Hanna and Benjamin Bulles. Shirley also leaves behind brother-in-law Galen Bulles and his wife Phyllis, of West Bloomfield, MI; several other grandchildren and great grandchildren to cherish her memory.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was greeted in heaven by her beloved husband of 37 years Donald A. Bulles, whom passed in 1990; and 2 sons Gene L. Bulles and Robert H. Bulles.

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of Auman's Inc. Funeral Home, Reiffton. Funeral services and burial will be private. A celebration of Shirley's life will be scheduled at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Shirley's memory may be made to Berks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, 2045 Centre Ave., Reading, PA 19605, https://www.bdhhs.org/contribution.html.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.aumansinc.com for the Bulles family.


  • Harry E. Hiester, Father (deceased)
  • Eva E. (Gicker) Shearer, Mother (deceased)
  • Donald A. Bulles, Husband (deceased)
  • Gene L. Bulles, Son (deceased)
  • Robert H. Bulles, Son (deceased)
  • Dennis J. Bulles (Sue), Son
  • Andrew E. Bulles (Michelle), Son
  • Lynn D. Bulles, Daughter
  • Hanna Bulles, Grandaughter
  • Benjamin Bulles, Grandson
  • Galen Bulles (Phyllis), Brother-in-law
  • Shirley also leaves behind several other grandchildren and great grandchildren to cherish her memory.


Shirley Marie Bulles


Phyllis Bulles

4 janvier , 2021

Andy, Michelle, Hanna & Ben, we’re praying for your family and take comfort that Shirley is at peace and watching over us all. You, your family, Lynn and Dennis have our deepest sympathies.

Uncle Galen & Aunt Phyllis

ginny rathman

4 janvier , 2021

To the Bulles family, (especially Michelle & Hannah). My sympathies to you & your family on the passing of Shirley. She was a presence in your life that I am sure will be missed.
Thinking of you on your day of sorrow, Ginny