Shirley J. Mead, age 83 of Westfield passed away on Monday, March 7, 2022 at her home. Born June 5, 1938 in Harrison Valley, she was the daughter of the late Mahlon and Gladys (Schultz) Hauber. She married Arnold E. Mead and they shared 55 years together until his passing on February 21, 2010. She worked at the Electri-Cord in Westfield, for 12 years, delivered the newspaper “Grit” and volunteered for Meals on Wheels for many years. Shirley loved reading Amish books, playing cards and doing crossword puzzles. She is survived by her children, Arnold and Diane Mead, Jr. of Mills, PA, Shelly and Larry Carl of Troupsburg, NY, Jerry and Desiree Mead of Westfield, PA, and Gloria and Travis Trowbridge of Westfield, PA; 20 grandchildren and many great grandchildren; two brothers, Raymond Hauber of Harrison Valley, PA and Gene Hauber of Elmira, NY; a sister, Mary Lou VanEtten of Harrison Valley, PA and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold; a son, Barry Mead and a granddaughter, Ashley Mead. Family will receive friends at Kenyon Funeral Home, 222. W. Main St., Westfield on Friday, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. A funeral service will be held immediately following at 1:00 PM with Pastor Bob Treat officiating. Burial will be in Champlin Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the funeral home to help the family with expenses. www.kenyonfuneralhome.com.
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