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Shirley Custer

August 5, 1942 — November 24, 2020


Barton, MD

Shirley Ann Custer, 78 of Barton passed away on November 24, 2020 at UPMC Western Maryland due to complications from Covid-19.

Born of August 5, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Violet and Fred Rounds. She was also preceded in death by her mother and father-in-law, Charles and Ollie Custer; and her brother, Dale Rounds.

Shirley was a 1960 graduate of Valley High School. Shirley was a member of the Barton United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Barton American Legion #189 Auxiliary, where she held the title of President for many years and held other various offices within the organization. She worked and retired from the Allegany County Board of Education. At one time Shirley was a phlebotomist and worked at J & M Restaurant, located in Barton.

Shirley was an avid sports fan. She really enjoyed watching all sports but she was especially fond of the Baltimore Ravens, the Washington Redskins and NASCAR driver Tony Stewart. Shirley loved college basketball and cheered on several teams.

She loved line dancing, adventures on bus trips, going to casinos and being outdoors while camping. Ocean City Maryland was one of her favorite places, she took a trip there every year. Shirley had many friends and she never met a stranger. She loved her family more than anything and she will be missed by many.

Shirley is survived by her loving husband, Charles “Bugs” Custer of Barton; her sister, Sandra Wallbaum of Georgia; her sons, Geoffrey Goodrich and wife, Lois of Street, MD and Chad Custer of Hagerstown, MD. Shirley is also survived by her special grandson that she was raising, Lucas Sevy-Custer; her grandchildren, Geoffrey Goodrich, Brittiany Goodrich, Chelsea Goodrich Hall; two great grandsons; sister-in-law, Peachie Rounds; numerous nieces and nephews; a very special friend, Linda Raines and her loving companion, Patches.

Shirley was always a giving person and her giving spirit continued in death. Per her wishes, Shirley’s body was donated to the Maryland Anatomy Board, and there will be no services.

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