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Shirley Monk Gurkin

June 6, 1951 ~ December 4, 2017 (age 66)

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Shirley Ann Monk Gurkin, 66, wife of 43 years to the late Larry Mitchell Gurkin, died Monday, December 4, 2017.

Born in Fayetteville, NC, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Mark and Margaret Ann Ward Monk. Shirley was a homemaker who thoroughly enjoyed her family and her grandchildren. She was a member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church.

Survivors include two sons, Mark Gurkin and Scott Gurkin and wife Lynn; four grandchildren, Noah, Justin, Chase and Peyton Gurkin; one sister, Alma Joyce Monk; and one aunt, Glenda Ward.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 7:30 PM on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast Chapel.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Graceland East Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Open Arms Hospice, 1836 West Georgia Road, Simpsonville, SC 29680.

Thomas McAfee Southeast

Cemetery Details

Graceland East Memorial Park
2206 Woodruff Road
Simpsonville, SC, 29681


DEC 6. 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Southeast Chapel

1604 NE Main Street

Simpsonville, SC, US, 29681

Funeral Mass

DEC 7. 10:00 AM

St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church

2252 Woodruff Rd

Simpsonville, SC, US, 29681

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