Shirley Colman-Vanderbilt

Shirley A Colman-Vanderbilt

1941 - 2020

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COLMAN-VANDERBILT Shirley Ann (nee Beach), loving mother of Kathy Vanderbilt, Steven Vanderbilt, Michael Vanderbilt and Lorajean Fyfe (Brian) Besse, grandmother of Kristina, Angelina, Joshua, Trevor, Tyler and Tanner, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at the age of 79. Born July 2nd, 1941 in Cincinnati, OH, Shirley was the daughter of the late Naoma Beach (nee Anderson) and the late Derrel Beach. Shirley spent her school years in Cincinnati, OH before moving to Miami, FL and Gunnison, CO, where she made friends and raised her family. In 1996, Shirley returned to Cincinnati, OH where she lived until her death. Shirley was a lifelong caregiver. She worked in aviation early in her career, but she spent most of her career in nursing taking care of the elderly. In addition to her work, her proudest achievements were her children and grandchildren, all of whom will miss her tremendously. Family suggests contributions be made to St. Joseph Home or Starfire Cincy. A private service and interment will be held on Friday, September 18th, 2020 at Hillside Chapel. The Catchen Family Funeral Home ( will be assisting the family.
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Private Service

10:00 am
Friday, September 18, 2020
Hillside Chapel
525 Martin Luther King Drive
W Cincinnati, Ohio, United States