Shirley (Brennan)  Bovender


Shirley Ann Bovender, 78, of Shalimar, Fla., passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2019, after an extended battle with cancer.
Born on Sept. 27, 1940, in Altona, N.Y., to Leonard and Laura Brennan, Shirley graduated from Our Lady of Victory Academy in 1958 and married A1C Johnnie F. Bovender in October 1960.
With a passion for cooking, Shirley spent her time creating lasting memories with family and friends. Her generosity, feistiness and passion for life will be remembered by all.
She is survived by her sons Leonard and wife Marithel, Todd, James and wife Krista, Dana and wife Julia, and Michael; brothers Patrick and wife Nancy, Tommy and wife Patricia, Jimmy and wife Joanne, and Johnny and wife Dorothy; sisters Dorothy Horn and husband Tim, Tina Gebo and husband Joe, and Connie St Dennis, along with numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Shirley was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Johnnie Bovender, son John Bovender, parents Leonard and Laura Brennan, and brothers William Brennan, Danny Brennan and Michael Brennan.
Shirley will be reunited with her husband at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Fla. Celebration of life services will be held on a later date.
Published on April 13, 2019
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Dick and Sheila Aguglia
Apr 15, 2019
So sorry to learn of Shirley’s passing. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Grant and. Dottie Broderick
Apr 13, 2019
Jim, Joann, and family,
We are so sorry to read of your sister’s passing. Our very deepest sympathy and prayers to all. May she Rest In Peace with the angels. 🙏🏻
leonard bovender
Apr 11, 2019