Shirley Sachs, of Hanover, tragically passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2013.  She was 52.

Born in Hanover on July 4, 1961. Shirley was constantly volunteering between Big Brothers and Big Sisters, various church functions at St. Matthew’s Ev. Lutheran Church including being on council and at Kerry Moore School of Dance. Shirley made an imprint and always had a smile on her face.

Loved by daughter Tiffany Sachs and her friend Ben Callahan of Hanover. Precious daughter of Philis (nee Byers) Sachs of Hanover. Greatly missed by her brothers Harold Sachs Jr of  Durham, Gary (Marilyn) Sachs of  Hamilton and sister Mary Ann (Shawn) Russwurm of Cambridge, and by her family pet “Tootsie”. Also remembered by her aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews as well as the Leroux family and many friends. Predeceased by her husband William “Bill” Leroux, her father Harold Sachs and by her niece Christine Harron.

Visitation was held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm.

A Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:00 am, at St. Matthew’s Ev. Lutheran Church. Interment in Hanover Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Big Brothers & Big Sisters or to St. Matthew’s Ev. Lutheran Church were appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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