Shelby McElwain

November 8, 1994 - March 7, 2022

"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields.."

Obituary of Shelby M. McElwain

Shelby M. McElwain entered into rest March 7, 2022. Born November 8, 1994, she is the daughter of Kelli (late Nicole) and Paula McElwain.  Shelby graduated from Lockport High School.

Besides being survived by her parents, she is the beloved mother of Paul Clark McElwain; beloved sister of Destiny Williams, Anastatia Spencer, the late Samantha McElwain; and step-siblings, Michael and Brent Getz; cherished granddaughter of Lucy and the late David McElwain and Mary and the late Paul Villella; dear niece of Lisa (Paul) Henning, Tina (Joe) Bitterman, David McElwain and Joseph Villella; beloved friend of Jay Hare.

Friends may call from 4-7 PM on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at the Taylor & Reynolds Funeral Home, 70 Niagara Street, where the Funeral Service will be held at 7:00 PM. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.


  1. Kimberly on March 9, 2022 at 9:45 am

    Rest in peace beautiful girl 🕊

  2. Diane Morrow on March 9, 2022 at 11:19 am

    Paula I’m so sorry for your loss! May the comfort of friends and family surround you with love and support at this difficult time.

  3. Vernon on March 9, 2022 at 10:05 pm

    I’m so sorry I never thought you’d go out like this so young and beautiful you left us all alone down here I hope you’re happy up there in no pain.

  4. Jenn Babel on March 11, 2022 at 3:54 am

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

  5. Amanda on March 12, 2022 at 4:49 pm

    Rest in peace Shelby girl I sure am going to miss you, I’ll never forget that beautiful smile and kind heart that you have. Every time you said goodbye you told me you loved me. I love you always Shelby

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