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Shirley Jean (Meyers) Degory
September 25, 1928 ~ October 1, 2022 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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Degory: Shirley Jean, 94 of Hollsopple died October 1, 2022, at UPMC Altoona. Born September 25, 1928, in Johnstown the daughter of Lloyd and Vista (Shaffer) Meyers. Preceded in death by parents, husband William “Cub” “Red”, son William “Cubby” and sister Genevie Slovich. Survived by children Lisa married to Terry Stevens, and Marcus Degory and daughter-in-law Peggy Degory. Loving grandmother of Anthony married to Angie Degory. Sister of Colleen Parlock, Ronald married to Frances Meyers, Lloyd married to Dianne Meyers, half-sister Lorrie Manges, and sister-in-law Theresa Celso. Shirley is also survived by many nieces and nephews including special niece Gena. Member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church. She was a 1950 graduate of Conemaugh School of Nursing and retired from Conemaugh. She also was a school nurse for Conemaugh Township School. She loved her monthly luncheons with her retired nurses. Shirley was a proud member of the Connumach Lioness Club where she earned the Melvin Jones Award. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She enjoyed doing word games, crossword puzzles and jigsaw puzzles. Shirley loved to cook and bake especially cakes for special events. Family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Tuesday at George E. Mason Funeral Home, Inc. Davidsville where vigil for the deceased will be held. Mass of Christian burial will be held 10 A.M. Wednesday at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church with Father Peter Crowe officiating. Committal Custer Cemetery.