Shirley Ruth Swiecicki (nee McCollum), of Barrington, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2016. Predeceased by her former husband, and lifelong friend, Martin; brothers, Daniel and Robert; and granddaughter, Lynette. Survived by daughters, Diane Fahey, Annette Ayze, Karen Swiecicki, Sheryl Quick; step-son, Marty; grandchildren, Annie, Miles, Wayne, Ryan, Savannah; and her beloved cat, Whiskers.
Shirley graduated from Haddon Heights High School in 1952, where she was the secretary for her class for over 60 years. She graduated from Philadelphia General Hospital as a registered nurse and also received her bachelor's degree from Rowan University. As a nurse, she volunteered with her daughters' Girl Scout Troop #114 and worked until her retirement as a nursing supervisor in Virginia Dept. of Corrections. Shirley will be forever remembered by her family for the love and care she provided to them all.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her visitation with the family on Friday, September 9 at 11AM at EUGENE J. ZALE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 712 N. WHITE HORSE PIKE, STRATFORD, NJ 08084. PH 856-783-5100. Memorial service at 12PM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Voorhees Animal Orphanage (www.vaonj.org/donate).