Shirleyann Young Hartoon

June 11, 1936 - January 18, 2007

06/11/1936 - 01/18/2007

Past Services

Saturday January 20, 2007
12:00 pm
Third Presbyterian Church
8065 Carlton Street
Norfolk, VA 23518
757-587-7576 | Directions

Norfolk; Mrs. Shirleyann Young Hartoon passed away at her residence, Thursday, January 18, 2007.
She was born in Fountain Hill, Pa., daughter of Milton G. and Amy M. Lazarus Young. She was a 1954 graduate of Nazareth High School. She came to Virginia in 1959 when she married Robert Lee Hartoon.

She was an active member of Third Presbyterian Church, where she sang in the choir.

Survivors in addition to her husband include son, Robert L. Hartoon, II, of Norfolk, daughter, Robin Lee Gonnella, & her husband Thomas of Newport News, son, Gregory Y. Hartoon & Companion Barbara Perry of Virginia Beach, Sister Sandra Borger of Easton, Pa., Grandchildren, Khristina, Heather, Elizabeth and her future grandson Troy, due in February, Nieces, Deborah Schnabel and Cynthia Kalman of Pa.

A Graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2007, at 11:00 AM in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Reverend Philip W. Oehler, Sr will officiate. Funeral services will be held following the graveside service at 12:00 PM at Third Presbyterian Church, 8065 Carlton Street, Norfolk.

In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Shirleyann may be made in care of the Third Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, Southside Chapel. Condolences may be offered at

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Rattz Family
7 years ago

Dear Bob and Family,

Our prayers we offer to our Gracious God for you and your precious family. Shirley truly brought joy to all of us with her beautiful love of her Lord, her husband, and her children, grandchildren, and her family of God. Lord Jesus Christ strenghten you and comfort you with Himself.

Love, prayers, and deepest condolensces. Don, Deanna, Ben, Micah, and John Rattz

Betty Ann Goff
7 years ago

Dear Robin and Family,

I am so sorry for your loss. Know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Your Mom has given us some wonderful memories. Her memory will always bring a smile.

May God comfort and support you in the days ahead. Love, Betty Ann and Larry Goff

Patti and Gerald Dermady
7 years ago

Greg, Kristina and family

Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time and I hope that it helps to know that your mother and grandmother was a special person who loved life and her family and you now have a guardian angel watching over you. She will always be there when you need her help and guidance.

7 years ago

I want to send my condolences to the family. Shirley was a wonderful and lively person. I looked up to her and her love of God and her family. She will be truly missed and as I sit and watch the choir, I will miss seeing her smiling sweet face as she always had a smile for everyone. God bless you Bob and your entire family.

Debbie Ellena
7 years ago

Our heartfelt condolences to Mrs. Hartoon’s family. You are in our thoughts and our prayers.


Debbie, Craig, and Ashley

Loretta Butler
7 years ago

Robin, Thomas, Elizabeth, and Family,

We send our love and prayers for you and all the family. Your Mom was always fun to be around and we know she’ll be missed. May she bring as much fun to heaven as she did here on earth. God bless you all. Love, Loretta and Mike Butler

Jim & Millie Wilson
7 years ago

Shirley was a loving, caring person. She will look down upon her earthly family from her new home, with our Lord.

She would want her family to be at peace, as she is, and without pain.

Dolores Cline
7 years ago

Shirley was a real blessing in my life. She was like a breath of fresh air, always smiling and happy, the kind of person you just like to be around.

Philip W. Oehler, Sr
7 years ago

Shirley will be missed by me and her church family.

Kay amd Richard Cotter
7 years ago

Your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Shirley will live on because of her giving spirit and attitude toward life.