Shirley A. Smith

Date of Death: 8/8/2018

Shirley A. Smith

April 7, 1926 – Aug. 8, 2018

Shirley A. Smith, 92, Martinsburg, formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away Wednesday morning at Homewood at Martinsburg after a brief illness.  She was born in Hollidaysburg, daughter of the late Paul H. and Esther M. (Patske) Smith.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Paul and a sister, Elizabeth.

Shirley was a 1944 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School.  She graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 1949 with a bachelor’s degree in education and went on to obtain her master’s degree from Carnegie Tech.

She retired from Lower Merion Township School District as a high school librarian.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollidaysburg. 

Shirley had a great love of reading and enjoyed traveling and needlework. 

At the request of the deceased, there will be no visitation.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 at Plank, Stitt & Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg, by Rev. Cindy Carlisle.                                                   

Interment will be in Presbyterian Cemetery, Hollidaysburg.

The family requests that donations in memory of Shirley be made to your favorite charity.            

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