Shirley Chrobak

Obituary of Shirley Ann Chrobak

Mrs. Shirley Ann Chrobak, 84, of Schuyler, formerly of Philipsburg, PA, passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at her home. Shirley was born in Pittsburgh, PA, on August 17, 1937, the daughter of Harry T. and Marie (Schneider) McGahan and step daughter of Mary (Miller) McGahan. On July 14, 1956, Shirley was united in marriage with Rudolph Carl Chrobak in Etna, PA. Shirley and Rudolph moved to Philipsburg where they had two sons. They later moved to Utica, to be closer to their son Kevin and four grandchildren. She and Rudolph cherished the time they spent with them and attending all the sporting events all the way through their college experiences. They also enjoyed the many vacations spent at her favorite spot, Myrtle Beach. Shirley had battled a serious medical condition over the past few years and missed not having the ability to do the things she loved, especially cooking and hosting her Family. Through all of her trials, she stayed tough to the end. Mrs. Chrobak is survived by her loving husband, Rudolph; son and daughter-in-law, Kevin M. and Michelle (Armstrong) Chrobak of Clinton; her cherished grandchildren and great grandchildren, Ryan Chrobak and his wife Meghan and their children, Braden, and Kayleigh all of Prospect, PA; Justin Chrobak of Sarasota, FL, Brendan Chrobak and his wife Cynthia of Westmoreland, NY and Jordan Chrobak of Sarasota, FL; one sister, Mary (McGahan) Geinzer of Bethel, PA; one brother, Thomas McGahan of East Palestine, OH as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Terrence C. Chrobak, and siblings, Doris (McGahan) Cimino, Alice “Betty” (McGahan) Linzey, Harry McGahan, John “Jack” McGahan, Robert McGahan and Terrence McGahan. Visitation for family and friends in Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 5:30-7:30 at the Heintz Funeral Home, 408 Herkimer Rd., N. Utica, followed by a service at 7:30 at the conclusion of visitation. Her funeral and burial will be held in Philipsburg, PA with a visitation from 12:00-2:00 Saturday November 6 at Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 East Spruce Street.
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Thursday
4
November

Visitation

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday, November 4, 2021
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States
315-797-5552
Thursday
4
November

Funeral Service

7:30 pm
Thursday, November 4, 2021
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States
315-797-5552
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