Shirley Virginia Holgate

April 29, 1928February 14, 2021

Shirley Virginia Holgate, 92, of Parkville, MD passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021.

She is survived by her sister, Evelyn Shimko; her niece, Catherine Aefsky and husband Gene; her nephew, Michael Shimko and wife Donna; her great nieces and nephews, Mark, Emma, Eric, Bryce, Audrey, Caleb, Lincoln, and Gemma; and several other extended family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. Holgate; and her parents, Frank and Thelma Gross.

Burial will be private in Parkwood Cemetery in Baltimore, MD.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


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Thomasine Hofstetter

February 23, 2021

My sincere sympathy for your loss. I worked with Shirley at D. Myers in the 1960's. I was one of the secretaries. Shirley was a dear person. We had many good times together both in the office and outside. She will be greatly missed.

marcia daniel

February 19, 2021

My husband, Ries Daniel, worked for many years at D.Myers and shared the office with Shirley . I know they had a special relationship and we kept in touch after he retired . I remember many warm memories about Shirley . You have my sincere sympathy on your loss.
Marcia Daniel