Shirley J. Wilson (Nee) Durst
Date of Birth:  October 24, 1937
Date of Death:  September 19, 2017

  • Stallings Funeral Home, P.A.  
  • 3111 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122     View Map
  • Thursday, September 21, 2017   3-5 PM and 7-9 PM
  • St. Paul's Lutheran Church  
  • 308 Oak Manor Drive Glen Burnie, MD 21061      View Map
  • Friday, September 22, 2017   11:00 AM
  • Mount Zion Methodist Church  
  • 16864 National Pike, Frostburg, MD 21532     View Map
  • Saturday, September 23, 2017   1:00 PM
  • Shirley J. Wilson (Nee) Durst, 79, a resident of Pasadena for 48 years and formerly of Frostburg, died Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in her home. 

    Shirley was born October 24, 1937 in Frostburg, MD to the late Tommy and Lerdea Durst.

    Shirley graduated from Beall High School in Frostburg in 1955 and from Frostburg State in 1959. She worked for Anne Arundel County Public Schools for 33 years until her retirement in 2000 at the Riviera Beach Elementary School. She was an active member of St. Pauls Lutheran Church in Glen Burnie where she participated in the prayer shawl ministry. She was nominated and awarded the Who's Who of American Teachers. She enjoyed bowling at the Bowl America, reading, crocheting, watching the Ravens and Orioles play, and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

    In addition to her parents, Shirley is preceded in death by her sister Deanna Gordon.  

    She is survived by her daughters Anna Zimmerman and husband Jeff of Pasadena, Betsy Weaver and husband David of Millersville, Linda Dumsha and husband Chris of Glen Burnie, Karen Wilson of Pasadena, grandchildren Andrew Zimmerman, Zachary Wilson, Joshua Zimmerman, Jessica Dumsha, Christopher Dumsha, Jacey Weaver, step-grandchildren, Tara Stein, Matthew Weaver, Emily Neisser and 4 step great grandchildren. 

    Friends may call Thursday, September 21st  from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm at Stallings Funeral Home, 3111 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122. Services will be held Friday, September 22nd at 11:00 am at St. Pauls Lutheran Church, 308 Oak Manor Drive, Glen Burnie, 21061. Interment will be held Saturday, September 23rd at Mount Zion Methodist Church, 16864 National Pike, Frostburg, MD 21532 at 1:00 pm.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Pauls Lutheran Church or to Hospice of the Chesapeake, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122