Shirley A. Bresson

Born: 12/12/1934 Passed:

Shirley A. Bresson age 86 of Louisville, passed away August 11th, 2021, after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was born December 12th, 1934, in Maximo, Ohio to the late Russell and Magdalene (Menegay) Haidet.  Shirley was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, the Eagles and was a Eucharistic Minister at Mercy Hospital and St. Louis Church. She was an avid sports enthusiast following Notre Dame and Louisville sports; she loved her flowers; but the love of her life was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by husband, Paul “PJ”; 2 brothers and 1 sister.

Shirley is survived by her children, Deborah (Kelley) McKinney, Sharon Milnes, Mark (Ann) Bresson, Michele (Jeff) Mongiardo; 10 grandchildren, Robert, Christopher, Bryan, Stephanie, Allen, Rachel, Tricia, Steven, Nicole and Julie; brother, Leroy (Ann) Haidet; sister; Theresa Gecina; along with 24 great grandchildren

The family will receive visitors Sunday, August 15th, from 1-4 p.m. at Paquelet Falk Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, August 16th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church, with Fr. Robert Miller Officiating.


9 Tributes to Shirley A. Bresson

  1. Scott and Dorothy Fritz says:

    Aunt Shirley will be missed by all who knew her. Our deepest sympathy to the rest of the family.

  2. Sharon Fenstermaker says:

    I had the pleasure of meeting Shirley a few years ago. She was a very kind lady that welcomed me into her circle with open arms. She had the sweetest smile that illuminated a room with just her presence. I’m sorry that our friendship had to end so soon! May she now rest in peace in the arms of Our Lord. My deepest sympathy goes to ALL who loved her.

  3. Fr. Ken Miller (former St. Louis pastor) says:

    My sympathy to Shirley’s family as you mourn her passing. She was a wonderful person and an excellent parishioner at St. Louis. Her family has lost a treasure! She was generous, kind and full of fun and life.
    May she Rest In Peace.

  4. Bill & Judy Basso says:

    Shirley was a wonderful person. We knew her from Church. She will be missed by all. Our condolence to her family. She was a lovely person.

  5. Sony Sisterhen says:

    Remembering the fun times we had when we all danced together on a Saturday night. Many years ago! No one loved to Polka like Shirley. She was the life of the party. Her smiles and laughter will be missed. No doubt her Children and grandchildren were the light in her life. God bless her. I will miss her forever. Rest in peace Aunt Shirley we all loved you so much.

  6. Nancy Hodge says:

    So very sorry on the loss of your Mom and Grandmother.

  7. Attorney Don Marshall and Kristine says:

    My sincere condolences to the Bresson family in this time of your loss.

  8. Judy Miller says:

    I was so very sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. Shirley always had a great smile and kind heart. ( and made great pies ) Love and prayers, Judy Miller

  9. Tammy Desiato says:

    I loved coming to Shirley’s house as a young child. She was a fun Mom. I am sure her family will miss her dearly. She was a sweet women with a smile that made others smile.

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