Obituary of Shirley W. Verbanic-Cochrane
Shirley W. Verbanic-Cochrane age 91 of Horseheads, NY passed away on Sunday October 30, 2022 at The Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Shirley was born July 10, 1931 in Elmira, NY the daughter of the late George and Christina Sears Westlake. She married her husband Donald F. Cochrane on July 1, 1995 and they recently celebrated their 27th Wedding Anniversary on July 1, 2022. Shirley was a retired teacher with the Horseheads School District and member of The Pine Valley United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, Shirley was pre-deceased by her son David G. Verbanic on July 29, 2021 and her daughter-in-law Virginia "Ginny" Verbanic on May 23, 2019 and sister and brother-in-law Margery & Robert Clauson. Above all else, Shirley loved her family and friends and treasured the time she spent with them. Shirley is survived by her loving and devoted husband Donald F. Cochrane; sons and daughters-in-law: Peter Verbanic of Corning , NY; Mark & Pamela Verbanic of Hillsborough, NC; Steven Verbanic of Cohocton, NY ; and Cheryl "Shay" ( Mrs. David) Verbanic of Horseheads, NY; step-children: Terrance Cochrane, Lyndel Geiben, and George Calmus; adored grandchildren: Bob, John, Johnny, Emily, Haley, Jennifer, Rebecca, Michael, and Julia; several great grandchildren; a great great grandchild; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Shirley's Funeral Services on Sunday November 6, 2022 at 3 PM at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY. In Lieu of flowers those wishing may remember Shirley through Memorial Contributions to St. Jude's Childrens' Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Shirley will be laid to rest in Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira, NY at the convenience of the family. Words of Condolence and Memories may be shared at www.lynchsfuneralhome.com .To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Shirley Verbanic-Cochrane, please visit our Tree Store
Sunday, November 6, 2022
Lynch Funeral Home Inc
318 West Broad Street
Horseheads, New York, United States
Final Resting Place
Monday, November 7, 2022
Woodlawn National Cemetery
1825 Davis Street
Elmira, New York, United States
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