Shirley A (Bray) Winkelman

February 17, 1939 ~ January 26, 2021 (age 81)


Shirley A. (Bray) Winkelman, 81, of Ripley, N.Y., passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at ECMC Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y. She was born on February 17, 1939 in Erie, Pa., the daughter of the late Lester and Elizabeth (Hills) Bray. She graduated from Ripley Central High School in 1957 and was later employed as a cashier at the Quality Market in Mayville, N.Y. She enjoyed playing cards, bingo and going to the casino. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Brenda Winkelman and her son, Bryan Winkelman. She is survived by her beloved husband of 53 years, Richard Winkelman, grandson, Ian Winkelman (Alexis), daughter-in-law, Dana Winkelman, sisters, Charlotte Durrance, Connie Schultz, Susan Graham (Tim), Nancy Ackley, brother, Leslie Bray (Crystle), as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East. Private interment is being held at Quincy Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Please send condolences to

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