Shirley J. Brandt

Mrs. Brandt

Shirley J. Brandt, age 84, of Johnstown, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville.

She was born on June 19, 1933 in Ephratah, the daughter of the late George Andrews and Irene Berry Andrews.

Shirley was a graduate of Johnstown High School and received her bachelor’s degree from Cortland State Teachers College. She was a certified physical education teacher at Estee Middle School for two years before leaving to raise her family. Mrs. Brandt was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening, mowing her lawn and all sports, especially her beloved New York Yankees.

She is survived by her three sons, Lawrence Brandt (Lynette) of Ephratah, John Brandt (Teri) of Johnstown and Thomas Brandt of Washington, D.C.; three daughters Colleen Peluso (Anthony) of Farmington, Connecticut, Patricia Brandt of Lancaster, California and Mary White (Brian) of Glastonbury, Connecticut, one brother George Richard Andrews of Johnstown; 12 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband John T. Brandt whom she married on April 27, 1957 and whom passed on April 5, 2010.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the A.G. Cole Funeral Home, Inc., 215 E. Main Street, Johnstown with Rev. Dr. R.W. Williams officiating.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Ephratah Rural Cemetery immediately following the funeral service.

Contributions in Shirley’s memory may be made to the Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St., Johnstown, New York 12095.

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