Eileen E. Shipley

Eileen E. Shipley, age 85, of Johnstown, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016, at the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, St. Johnsville.

She was born on January 1, 1931, in East Chicago, Indiana, a daughter of the late Vincent and Alexandra Tlutachowski Bielecki.

Eileen was a graduate of Johnstown High School and worked as a clerk for several years in the Fulton-Montgomery Community College bookstore until her retirement. Mrs. Shipley was of the Catholic faith, a communicant of Holy Trinity Church in Johnstown.

Survivors include three sons, Robert Scott Shipley (Dawn) of Gloversville, Steven Shipley of Johnstown and Ted Shipley (Michelle) of Vermont; three daughters, Susan Shipley of Boston, Massachusetts, Nancy Robinson (Steve) of Fort Collins, Colorado and Karen Shipley of New York City; two sisters, Christine (Bill) of Rochester and Lucy (Bud) Johnson of Florida; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Eileen was predeceased by one brother, Jerry; and one sister, Irene.

Memorial visitation for family and friends will be on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, 1 N. Melcher Street, Johnstown.

A memorial mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at Holy Trinity Church, Glebe Street, Johnstown.

Private interment will be in the St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Johnstown at the convenience of the family.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.barterdonnan.com.

Eileen E. Shipley

Eileen E. Shipley, age 85, of Johnstown, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, St. Johnsville.

She was born on January 1, 1931 in East Chicago, Indiana, a daughter of the late Vincent and Alexandra Tlutachowski Bielecki.

Eileen was a graduate of Johnstown High School and worked as a clerk for several years in the Fulton-Montgomery Community College Bookstore until her retirement. Mrs. Shipley was of the Catholic faith, a communicant of Holy Trinity Church in Johnstown.

Survivors include three sons Robert Scott Shipley (Dawn) of Gloversville, Steven Shipley of Johnstown and Ted Shipley (Michelle) of Vermont; three daughters Susan Shipley of Boston, Massachusetts, Nancy Robinson (Steve) of Fort Collins, Colorado and Karen Shipley of New York City, two sisters Christine (Bill) of Rochester and Lucy (Bud) Johnson of Florida; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Eileen was predeceased by one brother Chester and one sister Irene.

Memorial visitation for family and friends will be on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, 1 N. Melcher Street, Johnstown. There will be no funeral services.

Private interment will be in the St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Johnstown at the convenience of the family.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.barterdonnan.com