Shirley A. Schnelly, 84, of Lebanon, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, at the Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the wife of the late John L. Schnelly.

Born in Lebanon, PA on Mar. 18, 1936, Shirley was a daughter of the late Harry and Verna Gould. She was a member of the Church of St. Cecilia. She enjoyed reading, sewing, and baking.

Shirley is survived by four children, Francis J. Schnelly, and his wife, Helen, Jean M. Boyer, Thomas J. Schnelly, and his wife, Cynthia, and Karen M. Schnelly; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 at St. Cecilia’s Church, 120 E. Lehman St., Lebanon. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with the arrangements. Please share your memories with the family at our online guest book at