Shirley P. Andrews

Jun 27, 1935 - Apr 13, 2014

Shirley P. Andrews, 78, of Port Clinton, passed away, Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, surrounded by her loving family. 

She was born June 27, 1935, in Marion, Ohio, the daughter of Marion P. and Virginia (Metz) Grover. On January 28, 1956, in Fort Bend, Ind., Shirley married Raymond G. Andrews and he preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 2000. 

Shirley was an Avon Sales Representative for 40 years. She worked at Silgan Plastics at the Erie Industrial Park, Port Clinton, retiring from there at the age of 75 in 2010. Shirley also worked for the former Matthews Boat Co. and the News Herald. 

She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church. She was a Cub Scout and Boy Scout leader. Shirley was a top performer for Avon for many years. She loved knitting, crocheting and sewing. Shirley was very active in her children’s and grandchildren’s lives. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends.

Survivors include her son, Raymond (Karen) Andrews of Port Clinton; daughter, Teresa Bradley of Perrysville, Ohio; mother, Virginia Schweinfurth of Marion; grandchildren, Adam (Samantha) Andrews, Ryan (Cheri Lawson) Andrews and Kristy (Ray) Petrime; great-grandchildren, Anthony and Austin Andrews, Taylor Petrime; step grandchildren, Jeremiah and Nicholas Bradley; sisters, Phyllis Peters and Sue Chapman; half-brothers, Steve Schweinfurth and John Grover; and numerous loving nieces and nephews. 

Shirley was preceded in death by her father; and her husband.

A Memorial Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Peace Lutheran Church, 900 Jefferson St., Port Clinton. 

Memorial contributions in memory of Shirley may be given to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, or the American Cancer Society, 740 Commerce Dr., Suite B, Perrysburg, OH 43551. 

Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton, assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be shared by visiting

Shirley’s family would like to give the Cleveland Northcoast Cancer Center an extra special thank you for all the concern, care and love given to their mom.