April 19, 1943

September 17, 2019

Shirley Ann Dewees-Ridenour, 76, of Thurmont, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Born on April 19, 1943, in Thurmont, she was the daughter of the the late Ray Dewees and Hazel Hewitt.

She is survived by: daughter Tina Reeves and husband Keith; granddaughter Kim Reiten and husband Chris; son Edward Ridenour, Jr. and wife Mary, granddaughter Angela, grandsons Andrew, Benjamin, and Lucas; son Timothy Ridenour, granddaughters Brooke and Lexie; daughter Valerie Mort and Chris Etzler, grandson Steven Mort and granddaughter Megan Mort, great-grandson Asher, granddaughter Gracie; daughter Monica Keeney and husband Butch, grandson Justin Tobery and wife Shinead, granddaughter Ashley Trout and great-granddaughter Alyssa and great-grandson Canyon, grandson Johnnie, granddaughter Piper and grandson Dalton. Also survived by brother Bobby Dewees and wife Betty Ann, and brother Tommy and wife Linda.

“Sis” proudly earned her title of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and took care of many people during her 20-plus years as a CNA. Sis enjoyed playing Bingo and spending time at the casinos. She loved her kids, grandkids, and great grandkids, especially young Gracie who filled her heart with so much love the last few years of her life.

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