Shirley Ann Charlier

CARNEY — Shirley Ann Charlier, 85, of Carney, passed away on Wednesday Aug. 12, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba with loving family by her side. She was born on March 9, 1935 in Spalding, Mich., daughter of the late Napolean and Lillie (Gagne) Betters. On Oct. 24, 1953 she married the late Reuben Charlier in Spalding.

Shirley was a very devout Catholic and it was important to her that her family was a part of her faith. She was very active in the community whether it be volunteering her time or acting as a member of numerous boards and service clubs. Shirley also enjoyed reading, cooking, sewing, traveling but mostly spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her seven children, Patrick (Bonnie) Charlier, Robert (Sharon) Charlier, Lillian (Jeffrey) Schotten, Lois (Donald) Marsicek, Caralene (Kevin) Jurmu, James (Patti) Charlier and Bruce (Cindy) Charlier: four brothers, Paul (Jean) Betters, Francis (Nancy) Betters, Gerald (Jill) Betters and Thomas (Mary) Betters: 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

At this time services will be private for the family. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Bruno’s Church with Fr. Jacek Wtyklo officiating. Burial will take place in the Spalding Township Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name and sent to N14697 County Road 557, Wilson, MI 49896.

The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes are assisting the Charlier family.

Please visit the website www.allofh.com to send online condolences to her family.