Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
March 14, 2014 11:53 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Shirley Jane (Greulich) Hanley (nee Bisbee), 66, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Wayne, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Mount Vernon. She was born June 30, 1947, in Wayne, Ohio, to the late Donald and Nancy (Smith) Bisbee. Shirley married Floyd J. Greulich in 1966 and lived in Bradner, Ohio, until his death in May 1995. She then married Jack Hanley of Salineville, Ohio, and moved to Florida where they lived until his death in 2004.

Shirley is survived by her son, Ron (Tara) Greulich of Constantine, Mich.; grandson, Devon; sister, Donna (Mike) Adam of Naples, Fla.; brothers, Dave (Millie) Bisbee of Dahlonega, Ga., Ted (Sharon) Bisbee of Mount Vernon, and Harley (Becky) Bisbee of Sarasota, Fla.; special companion, Ron Lovett of Mount Vernon; and loving family, Lori (Eileen Woods) Baker of Oceanside, Calif. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Nancy; brother, Larry Bisbee of Naples, Fla.; and husbands, Floyd Greulich and Jack Hanley.

Shirley was a 1965 graduate of Elmwood High School, and then worked for many years at Capital Plastics in Bowling Green, Ohio. She was very involved in her local union. Shirley was a member of South Vernon United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon, and was filled with tremendous joy working with the Church’s After School Program. She always had a smile on her face and was a gentle loving soul.

Friends will be received Sunday, from 2-6 p.m., at Barndt Funeral Home in Wayne, Ohio, where a Celebration of Life Service will be held Monday, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Robert Alexander officiating. Burial will be in Graham Cemetery near Wayne, Ohio. Donations in memory of Shirley Hanley can be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, or the South Vernon United Methodist Church (Mount Vernon, Ohio) After School Program. Online condolences may be sent to Shirley’s family at

There will also be a Memorial Celebration of Life Service in Mount Vernon on Tuesday, at 11:30 a.m., at the South Vernon United Methodist Church with Pastor Robert Alexander officiating.

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