Shirley M. Rand, 88, of 891 Ivy Drive, Lancaster, PA, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at the Glen at Willow Valley, after struggling with an illness that started in January of 2014. Shirley moved to Pennsylvania in May of 2013 to live with one of her daughters, Paula R. Kiernan. Shirley died the day after her 88th birthday, having lived a full and happy life.
Shirley is survived by her sister, Barbara Cox; her daughters, Barbara Simpson and Paula Kiernan; her grandsons, Kurt Martel, David Cornwall, Sean Cornwall and MacDonald Dailey; along with three great-grandchildren. Shirley is preceded in death by her grandson, Christian Cornwall, and her beloved husband and best friend, Murdock MacDonald Rand.
Shirley will have a life celebration service that will take place at The Congregational Church in New Canaan, CT at one o’clock on September, 20, 2014. We will be singing about the many gifts we receive from God; even in times of great trial. Her family feels truly blessed to have had Shirley in their lives.