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Gertrude Bernadette "Gert" Junkins Shirra
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1888
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1972
Youngstown
Mahoning County
Ohio, USA

Daughter of William A. JUNKINS and Jeannie KANE. First married to Edgar WAKEFIELD who died in 1918 of influenza. Married Jack SHIRRA in 1921.

Obituary:
SHIRRA - Mrs. Gertrude, 84, Seward, died June 13, 1972, at North Side Hospital, Youngstown, Ohio. Born Feb. 9, 1888, in Pittsburgh, daughter of William and Jennie (O'Neal) Junkins. Preceded in death by parents; husband, John; and brother and sisters: William, Mrs. Clara Briggs, Mrs. Charlotte Kensey, Mrs. Marie Jones and Tessie. Survived by sons, Jack, married to former Geneva Sentle, Youngstown, Ohio, and Bernard, married to former Grace Clark, Seward; also five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and number of nieces and nephews. Member of Golden Age Club, and Altar Rosary Society of Holy Family Catholic Church. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Kenneth N. Gray Funeral Home, Seward. Mass of the Resurrection at 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Seward, the Rev. Edward McCullough. Interment, Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, 15 June 1972 
 
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 Parents:
  William A. Junkins (1842 - 1915)
  Jennie Kane Junkins (1849 - 1932)
 
 Spouses:
  Edgar Wakefield (1886 - 1918)*
  John Jacob Shirra (1881 - 1965)*
 
 Children:
  Bernard Francis Shirra (1928 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Emma Manning Sullivan (1868 - 1893)**
  William Junkins (1870 - 1874)**
  Teresa R. Junkins Sullivan (1875 - 1900)*
  Clara Margaret Junkins Briggs (1877 - 1949)*
  Charlotte Annette Junkins Kensey (1879 - 1941)*
  Marie A. Junkins Jones (1882 - 1964)*
  William Joseph Junkins (1885 - 1957)*
  Gertrude Bernadette Junkins Shirra (1888 - 1972)
  Catherine Junkins (1892 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Johnstown
Cambria County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: May 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52125395
Gertrude Bernadette Gert <i>Junkins</i> Shirra
Added by: Brian J. Ensley
 
Gertrude Bernadette Gert <i>Junkins</i> Shirra
Added by: Brian J. Ensley
 
Gertrude Bernadette Gert <i>Junkins</i> Shirra
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Rest in peace.
- Kathryn Doyle
 Added: Feb. 17, 2015
Rest in peace.
- Kathryn Doyle
 Added: Feb. 17, 2015
 
 
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