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Obituary for Shirley Anne LeGoy

Shirley Anne LeGoy, 89, was born in Tonopah, Nevada March 18th, 1929. She passed away comfortably in her sleep on the morning of April 16th, 2018.

Shirley, her parents Marie Gibson McDonough and James Joseph McDonough “J.J.” and her brother Robert McDonough “Lefty” moved to Reno in 1930. Shirley’s younger sister Marie was born in Reno in 1937.

Shirley married Leo Robert LeGoy “Bob” on February 18th, 1950 in Reno and they have resided here ever since. She is survived by her husband Bob and their three sons Leo Robert “Bob” Jr., James Michael “Jim” and Philip Richard “Phil”. She is also survived by her two granddaughters Molly, daughter of Bob Jr. and Stephanie McMullan LeGoy and Ciara, daughter of Philip LeGoy.

Shirley graduated from the University of Nevada in 1950 with a BA in Accounting and later received an MBA in Accounting in 1975 from UNR.

She was one of the first female CPAs in Nevada getting her license to practice in 1971, she held a Certified Financial Planner diploma, was a long-time member of Soroptimist International Reno and a founder of Unity Ministry of Reno.

A Memorial service will be scheduled for a late date.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Soroptimist International of Reno, P.O. Box 12966, Reno, NV 89510 or Unity Center of Reno, 2207 Kings Row, 89503.
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