Gail (Johnston) Shelmandine, 75, formerly of Massena
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 6:54 am

Gail (Johnston) Shelmandine, 75, of Sunlake Estates, Grand Island, passed away Saturday, February 16.

Born in Bessemer, Alabama, she moved to Grand Island in 2001 from Massena. She was a Loan Officer and was a member of the Sunlake Christian Fellowship.

Gail is survived by her husband of 55 years, Raymond S. Shelmandine, Grand Island, FL; three daughters, Sherry Lynn Kline, Syracuse, Kathy Anne (Bruce) Thompson, Fort Walton Beach, FL, and Marsha Rae (Ray) Dillabough, Syracuse; brother, Lawrence (Barbara) Johnston, Rock Creek, AL; sister, Patty Johnston (Dwight) Lawson, Bessemer, AL; six grandchildren, Joshua Kline, Kyrie Kline, Evan Thompson, Justin Parow, Tyler Parow and Chase Thompson.

A memorial service was held at SunLake Estates Clubhouse, Grand Island.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60611 or to the Sunlake Volunteer Fire Department/First Responders.

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Arrangements by Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis.