June 9, 1939 - July 25, 2020
Shirley J. Kotzmoyer (Dunham) was born in Augusta, ME on June 9, 1939. Her last residence was at a group home is Mt. Vernon, VA. Prior to that, she spent several years at an assisted living facility with her husband in Stafford, VA. Shirley coped with many challenges of Alzheimer’s disease and had to leave her long-time home in Alexandria, VA. She was married to Sam Kotzmoyer Jr. for 65 years. Shirley grew up in Bangor, ME with two older sisters and two younger brothers. It was at the roller-skating rink where she met her true love, Samuel C. Kotzmoyer Jr., who was stationed in Bangor, ME. They married and relocated to Washington, DC. when a new assignment in the United States Air Force was given to her husband. As a military wife, she also raised two children and managed a home. She volunteered at the local church as a teacher and was involved in her son’s boy scout activities. Shirley was the neighborhood hair trimmer for the youth and always had the best DIY crafts for her children’s birthday parties. She was creative with paper and drawing crafts. Shirley enjoyed all people. She especially loved bowling with her husband in leagues, attended various groups with close friends, and enjoyed regular participation at the local recreation center for arthritis swim classes to maintain her health. She is preceded in death by her son, Steven Kotzmoyer; granddaughter, Jessica Kotzmoyer; mother, Dorothy Davis and sisters, Vivian Bracy and Madelene Salvas. She is survived by her husband, Sam Kotzmoyer; daughter, Sharon Prisaznick (Mark Prisaznick); grandchildren, Amanda Pine (Alec Pine), Kyle Markham; great-grandson, Maxwell Pine and brothers, Ray Dunham (Julie Dunham) and Brent Davis. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org) in Shirley’s honor.
Shirley J. Kotzmoyer (Dunham) was born in Augusta, ME on June 9, 1939. Her last residence was at a group home is Mt. Vernon, VA. Prior to that, she spent several years at an assisted living facility with her husband in Stafford, VA. Shirley... View Obituary & Service Information
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