Shirley Cushing Rapport
July 16, 2014

Visitation Information

July 18 2014 - 1:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside

Funeral Information

July 18 2014 - 2:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside

RAPPORT, SHIRLEY CUSHING: It is with great sadness that the family of Shirley Chusing Rapport announces her passing after a long battle with cancer on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at the age of 83. Formerly of Churchill, Shirley attended the University of Indiana, PA graduated with an Elementary Education degree and was a teacher in The Penn Hills School District for 30 years. Shirley was a member of Rodef Shalom Congregation and Sisterhood, the Blackridge Garden Club and many other organizations. Family and friends were Shirley's passion and delight. Best known for those "signature glasses" Shirley was one of the kindest, classiest, sweetest, most positive people one could ever have the pleasure of meeting. Shirley was born July 1, 1931 in North Braddock; daughter of the late Evan "Frank" Cushing and Christina "Teanie Cushing Lomicka. she was the wife of her late beloved Sidney, the sister of Ronald (Cathy) Norton and the late Wallace (Cecelia) Cushing. Her many loving nieces and nephews and cousins include Shirlee (Terry) Firestone, Alex (Shelley) Rapport, Ronald J. (Michelle) Norton, Robert Norton, John Fruechtel and William K. (Ruth) Miller. There are many great and great-great nieces and nephews to be remembered  including the two closest to her, Dayus Fruechtel and Leah Norton. Shirley's very special friends include Elaine Marinclin and Marcia Levaur among others. The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for her during her last few months. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Friday at 2 PM. Visitation one hour prior to services (1 - 2 PM).  Interment Beth Shalom Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Charles Morris Nursing Center, 200 JHF Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15217.


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