Shylo Rae Zirkle, 20, of Penn Yan, died unexpectedly on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at home.
There are no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 at the Penn Yan United Methodist Church, corner of Main & Chapel Streets, with Rev. Jeff Childs officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Rose Hill Treatment Center, 100 County Route 43, Massena, N.Y. 13662; http://rosehillrehab.org.
Shylo was born May 27, 1997, in Medina, N.C., the daughter of Ronald M. Zirkle and Wendy R. Harper. She has lived locally since 2009, previously of Brunswick Ohio. A former summer employee of the Esperanza, she enjoyed swimming and spoiling her dear nephews, Tim Jr. and Benny, whom she absolutely adored.
She is loved and will be dearly missed forever by her mother Wendy R. (Ron McQuaid) Christensen with whom she made her home; her father Ronald M. Zirkle of Rock Hill, S.C.; two sisters, Jessica (Josh) Zirkle Barnes of Statesville, N.C., and Katlyn N. (Tim) Simonsen of Penn Yan; three nephews, Tim Jr. and Benjamin Simonsen, and Mason Barnes; two nieces, Riley and Madilynn Barnes; maternal grandfather, Gary (Wendy) Harper of Tennessee; maternal grandmother, Mary (Bob Coon) Whipkey of Prattsburgh; paternal grandfather, Ronald (Bonnie) Zirkle Sr. of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and maternal great-grandparents, Jake & Laura Whipkey of Dundee; along with several aunts, uncles, cousins, and countless friends.
Arrangements are by the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee. Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhome dundee.com.