Shylo Rae Zirkle

Shylo Rae Zirkle

Penn Yan: Shylo Rae Zirkle, age 20, of Penn Yan, NY died unexpectedly on Saturday September 16, 2017 at home.

There are no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday (Sept. 30) at the Penn Yan United Methodist Church, Corner of Main & Chapel St., with Rev. Jeff Childs officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Rose Hill Treatment Center 100 County Route 43 Massena, N.Y. 13662;

Shylo was born May 27, 1997 in Medina, North Carolina, the daughter of Ronald M. Zirkle and Wendy R. Harper. She has lived locally since 2009, previously of Brunswick Ohio. A former summer employee of the Esperanza, she enjoyed swimming, and spoiling her dear nephews, Tim Jr. & Benny whom she absolutely adored.

She is loved and will be dearly missed forever by her mother Wendy R. (Ron McQuaid) Christensen with whom she made her home; her father Ronald M. Zirkle of Rock Hill, SC; 2 sisters Jessica (Josh) Zirkle Barnes of Statesville, NC, and Katlyn N. (Tim) Simonsen of Penn Yan; 3 nephew Tim Jr. & Benjamin Simonsen, Mason Barnes; 2 nieces Riley & Madilynn Barnes; maternal grandfather Gary (Wendy) Harper of Tennessee; maternal grandmother Mary (Bob Coon) Whipkey of Prattsburg, NY; paternal grandfather Ronald (Bonnie) Zirkle Sr. of Myrtle Beach, SC; maternal great grandparents Jake & Laura Whipkey of Dundee, NY; along with several aunts, uncles, cousins, and countless friends.

Arrangements are by the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee. Online condolences can be sent by visiting