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Shirley  Rogers-Leahy

Shirley A. Rogers-Leahy

January 12, 1936 - January 20, 2019
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Obituary

Shirley A. Rogers-Leahy, age 83, of Iowa City, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at her daughters residence in Iowa City, under the care of Iowa City Hospice. She was born on January 12, 1936 to Seth (Pat) and Isabelle (Reeves) Rogers.

Shirley graduated from Albia High School, class of 1954, and then graduated from St. Ambrose School of Nursing in Davenport, IA. She married William Thomas Leahy. William died on November 20, 2000.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, birdwatching, nature drives, and especially spending time with her grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Shirley is survived by her children, Sharon Leahy of Cresskill, NJ, Melanie (Michael) Radice of Stockholm, NJ, Stacey (Julius) Oppenheim of Fort Lee, NJ, Kelly (Robert) McLean of Iowa City, IA; twelve grandchildren, Randy, Nicole, Jamie, Lindsey, Tyla, Kali, Mikey, Shay, Daekaree, Jada, Dorian, Sethy; five great grandchildren, Ryder, Ella, Xavier, Tyler, Dylan; siblings, Kathryn Griffin of Minnesota, Ben Rogers of Illinois, Tisha Sinnott of Albia, Pat D. (Ann) Rogers of Florida, and sisters-in-law, Judy Rogers, Darlene Rogers, and countless beloved nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Pat and Isabelle Rogers; siblings, Michael, Bill, Freddie, Clara Louise, and Dick Rogers; brothers-in-law, Ed Griffin, Steve Sinnott, sisters-in-law, Donna Rogers, Beverly Rogers; and nephew, Leo Sinnott.

A Time of Celebration will be held on Friday, January 25, 2019, opening to the public at 1:00 p.m., and Shirley’s family will be present to greet friends from 4-7 p.m., at Sinnott Funeral Home in Albia. There will be a prayer service held by Father Michael Volkmer, C.PPS. at 6:00 p.m., Friday evening at Sinnott Funeral Home in Albia. Memorials may be directed to St. Judes Children’s Hospital. Online condolences may be left for the family at sinnottfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are entrusted with Sinnott Funeral Home in Albia.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday January 25, 2019 | 1:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday January 25, 2019 1:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Sinnott Funeral Home ~ Albia
    Address
    2030 Hwy 5
    ALBIA, IA 52531
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  • Service

    Friday January 25, 2019 | 6:00pm
    When
    Friday January 25, 2019 6:00pm
    Location
    Sinnott Funeral Home ~ Albia
    Address
    2030 Hwy 5
    ALBIA, IA 52531
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Judy & Al Albrizio &Linda & Dave Spincola & family and Joe,Cynthia,Joseph,and Jessica Turner have sent flowers to the family of Shirley A. Rogers-Leahy.
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Stacey Leahy

Posted at 12:08pm
WE LOVE YOU FOREVER SHIRL BUG
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Michele Fleites

Posted at 09:23pm
Sorry for the loss of your love one she will be missed for sure
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Lisa, Cody, Jesse, Glenn and Billy

Posted at 05:59pm
Knowing Shirley we thought that planting a tree in her honor would be so fitting, we just know she would love the idea of birds gathering in her tree .....our most sincere heartfelt condolences to you all........Shirley was a wonderful unique human being who will be greatly missed but all but the kindness and love she shared will always be remembered God bless
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Judy & Al Albrizio &Linda & Dave Spincola & family

Posted at 10:44am
Condolences and love to the entire Leahy Family.
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Joe,Cynthia,Joseph,and Jessica Turner

Posted at 06:04pm
Our deepest Sympathy.
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