Shirley Elizabeth Roth Rajecki

August 30th, 1940 - July 4th, 2018

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Shirley Elizabeth (Roth) Rajecki, age 77, of McKean passed away unexpectedly on July 4, 2018. Born in Erie on August 30, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth (Hoffman) Roth.

Shirley worked as a caregiver for Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Curtze for over 30 years retiring in 2008. She was a longtime member of St. Francis Xavier Church. She enjoyed baking, gardening, and working in her yard. Shirley was an exceptional housekeeper and caregiver. She also loved shopping for her family for the holidays.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Joseph "Joe" M. Rajecki in 2007 and her brother, Richard Roth.

Survivors include her five children, Lynnette Showman, husband Larry, of Waterford, Joseph Rajecki, wife Brenda, Randy Rajecki, wife Tracy, both of McKean, Christine Puissant, husband Ed, of Texas, and Martin Rajecki of McKean; 8 grandchildren, Jennifer Showman, Lauren Smith (Mike), Rachael Rajecki, Brandon Rajecki (Danielle), Sarah Gdanetz (Jim), Megan Rajecki, Bradley Rajecki (Emily), and Britney Rajecki; 8 great-grandchildren, Jace, Landon, Brice, Evan, Taylor, Rhett, Wyatt, and Laiken; a sister, Joann Clark; many nieces and nephews; and a feline friend, J.J.

Friends may call on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th St. at Greengarden Blvd. Services will be held there on Monday at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at St. Francis Xavier Church at 11 a.m. Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Francis Xavier Church, 8800 Main Street, McKean, PA 16426 or any of the local animal shelters.