On February 11, 1971 Tanya Shelah was born to the late Herman LeRoy Pressley Sr., and Eloise McCrary. She departed this life on June 2, 2021 in Perth Amboy, NJ. Tanya was educated in the Trenton Public School system. Tanya had a great sense of humor and always enjoyed being with family and friends. As part of her humor, Tanya would make “Surprise!” visits. She was an extremely loving and devoted mother to her daughters Brittany Marie and Laquana “NUNU” Inez McCrary, and her only grandchild Amirah Janae McCrary and one Godson Dyson Williams all of Perth Amboy, NJ. and siblings Cornell McCrary of Las Vegas, NV., Gregory of Phoenix, AR., Helen Delores Pressley and Herman LeRoy Pressley Jr, of Trenton, NJ., one surviving Aunt Marcella Williams of Edgewater, MD. A special cousin Linda Epps of Trenton, NJ. An Honorary sister, Ayesha Clark-Scranton. Special friends Jameel Andrew, Maurice Iman, Lisa Jenkins-Miller, and Regina Jenkins. Shelah’s jovial memory will be missed and remembered by a host of paternal and maternal cousins.
Tanya Shelah is predeceased by her parents Herman LeRoy Pressley Sr., and Eloise McCrary, one brother Timothy Avent and one aunt and uncle Marie “Aunt Re” and Phelounis “Uncle Fe” Walker.
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