Shirley A. Gruber born August 4, 1934, passed away on February 17, 2019 at the age of 84.A lover of cats and horses, Shirley is survived by her loving husband John Gruber, daughter Valerie Hebert, son John Gruber and wife Roseann, brother Russell Beach, and sister Peg Downes and husband Dick, three grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and her lap cat Betsy.She was predeceased by her loving mother Anna Beach.Shirley grew up in Baltimore and married the love of her life at the age of 21, moved to RI, PA and finally to Cape May where she lived happily for 15 years.Shirley loved to read and talk. She was an easy person to love. She will be forever remembered, loved and missed.Memorial donations in memory of Shirley may be made to : Cape May County Animal Shelter.