Shirley Marie De Priest

September 1, 1939November 7, 2018

Shirley Marie DePriest, 79, passed away November 7, 2018 at home. She was born September 1, 1939 in Chatsworth, NJ to John and Mary Bowker. She was the second child of seven. She graduated from Pemberton High School. She married Gerald DePriest in 1957, who served 26 years in the U.S. Army and they raised seven children.

She is preceded in death by her parents and older sister Ruth Bigelow of Newport Richie, FL, her brother Fred Bowker of Florence, SC, and grandson Tyler DePriest of Killeen, TX.

She is also survived by her husband Gerald DePriest and seven children; Shelby Manongdo, Gerald DePriest Jr., Nancy Spaay, John DePriest, Paul DePriest, Matthew DePriest and Mary Hardman along with eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

She will always be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother. Private services will be held for the family.

In lieu of flowers please donate to the American Cancer Society.

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