Shelley A. Gonyer, 34, of Rudolph, died at 10:05am on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Bowling Green Manor, after a long struggle with Friedreich’s Ataxia. She was born on June 24, 1985 in Bowling Green to Terry and Sarah (Ford) Gonyer and they survive.
She is also survived by a sister, Stacy (Brad) St. Clair; and a brother, Greg (Amber) Gonyer. Also surviving Shelley is a nephew, Hayden St. Clair; nieces: Madelyn St. Clair, Jenna Gonyer, Cailynn Gonyer, and Tess Gonyer; grandparents: Raymond and Carol Gonyer; and a big, loving family of aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Cecilia and Kenneth Dauterman, and Val H. Ford.
Shelley graduated from Bowling Green High School in 2003. She worked for a short period of time at the Woodland Mall in Bowling Green. She was currently taking online classes with Independence University for Graphic Design.
Shelley always had a smile and a positive attitude. Her favorite saying was, “Everything happens for a reason.” Life challenges never stopped her fight and will to live life to the fullest. She also loved music, animals, and crocheting.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Holy Family Catholic Church, North Baltimore, with Father Arthur Niewiadomski as celebrant. Burial will follow at New Maplewood Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 9 from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore.
Memorial donations may be made to the Wood County Humane Society, Holy Family Catholic Church, or the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA), 533 West Uwchlan Ave, Downingtown, PA 19335.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.coldrencrates.com.