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Shirley (Hilder) Epifanio

August 27, 1935 ~ November 5, 2020 (age 85)

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Whitehall-Shirley (Hilder) Epifanio 85, passed away on Thursday November 5, 2020 after a long illness, at the Slate Valley Center in Granville, NY.

She was born on August 27, 1935, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Minnie (Gordon) Hilder.  Besides her parents she is predeceased by her husband Vincent Epifanio, her sisters; Betty (Richard) Hebert, Janice (George) Card and Brother Raymond (Patricia) Hilder.

Shirley is survived by her Brother William (Ann) Hilder and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Shirley worked as a custodian for the Whitehall BPOE Elks Lodge for over 50 years.

She loved playing bingo, card games, and spending time with her family.

Special thank you to her nieces; Tammy Miner, Becky Stone, and Cheri Golden, for taking care of her for over four years.

Family and friends may call from 5PM-7PM on Monday, November 9, 2020 at the Jillson Funeral Home Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall, NY.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11:00AM on Tuesday November 10, 2020 at the Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church in Whitehall, with the Rev. Brian Lehnert officiating. The family respects all COVID 19 guidelines, Mask use is required at both the funeral home and the church.  Burial will follow the service in the Our Lady of Angels Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Shirley’s name may be made to the Whitehall BPOE Elks, 5 Elks Way, Whitehall, NY 12887

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November 9, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jillson Funeral Home Inc.
46 Williams Street
Whitehall, NY 12887

Mass of Christian Burial
November 10, 2020

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church
48 Skene street
Whitehall, NY 12887

Interment following funeral service
November 10, 2020

Our Lady of Angels Cemetery
County Route 18
Whitehall, NY 12887


Whitehall BPOE 1491
5-7 Elks Way, Whitehall NY 12887

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