Dr. Jerry J. Bosse, PhD

Dr. Jerry J. Bosse, a clinical psychologist, died from complications of COVID-19 on May 17, 2020. He was 79. He was born and raised in Belleville, and spent much of his later years in Chesterfield near his work in Maryland Heights.

Dr. Bosse was a solo practitioner (of “Life Appreciation Therapy”) who believed that excellent mental health and general life satisfaction could be attained by choosing peace and joy. His approaches incorporated guided meditation to increase mindfulness, of which he was an early adopter. Through his practice and leadership at Aaron Psychology Centers in Maryland Heights, he helped facilitate emotional healing in the lives of thousands.

Dr. Jerry Bosse is missed by his six adult children, grand kids, friends, and everyone whose lives he made a little bit better in his vocation.


Dr. Jerry J. Bosse obituary on Renner Funeral Homes 

Shirley Maxine Hayes

Shirley Maxine Hayes (nee Webb) died of COVID-19 on May 16, 2020 at NHC Healthcare in Maryland Heights. She was 86 years old, still sharp as a whip, and 100% authentic.

She was known as a spit-fire outspoken advocate of marriage equality and the LGBTQ community, and as a champion of social justice issues. Shirley Maxine was a fiercely independent woman who spoke her mind often and freely and as such was admired by many. She loved animals (especially wolves), the arts, dessert, and spending time with good friends.

Shirley Maxine Hayes is missed deeply by her grandchildren, great grandchildren, extended family, and her tight knit circle of close devoted friends.