Shirley M. Ashline


Whitehall, New York – Shirley M. Ashline passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, at Glens Falls Hospital with her family by her side.

Shirley was born on June 11, 1940, to Edward Gordon and Viola (Lindsay) Gordon in a house in Whitehall, New York. She graduated from Troy High School.

She married Eugene Ashline on May 21, 1960, and together they had five children. She worked at the Silver Diner for many years until it closed.

Shirley loved camping, crocheting blankets for all the new babies, board games, cards, cooking, crossword puzzles, bingo and spending time with her family.

She was predeceased by her parents; Gene, her husband of 52 years; her brothers Donald and Earl Gordon; her daughter Wendy Ashline; and her son Craig Ashline.

She is survived by her son Geno Ashline (Tammy) and her daughters Kristen Aubin (Al) and Marlo LaWare (Phil). She also is survived by her 12 grandchildren: Jason, Craig, April, Adam, Fallon, Wendy, Reiva, Cricket, Lindsay, Al, Emily and Isabella along with 25 great-grandchildren, with one more on the way. Shirley is also survived by her sister Joyce Holman and several nieces and nephews.

At her request, there will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, blankets can be made and donated to the organization “Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep” for families of babies born sleeping. Shirley participated in April and planned on participating again in October.

Arrangements are under the care of the Jillson Funeral Home Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall, New York.

Online condolences may be made at jillsonfuneralhome.com.