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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Florence Shay, 92 – Enjoyed BINGO and Cooking for Family and Friends

After almost 10 years apart Florence Shay is reunited with her loving husband William T Shay.

Born on April 18th 1929. Passed away Oct 18th 2021 at the age of 92.

Florence was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She raised a son William Shay, husband of Marie. Three daughters Suzanne Meyers wife of Ronald, Colleen Kubeika wife of John, Michele Staskel wife of David Staskel. She is also survived by eight grandchildren Candice Brunner, Jennifer Clark, Michael Shay, Valerie Meyers, John Kubeika, Lauryn Jobb, Kelsey Gipe and Connor Staskel. Also survived by 15 great grandchildren. Nieces and nephews.

She was the daughter of Michael and Mary (Zigmund) Minarick Residing most of her life in Schoentown.

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In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, William T. Shay on March 11, 2012, a brother Mickey Minarick, and a sister Mary Ann Darosh. Florence was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in St. Clair.

She was loved by all and enjoyed attending BINGO, cooking for her family and friends, crocheting, whistling, and going to the casino and had a collection of angels that watched over her.

Florence was taken care of for the last three years by Bridgett Klepsch.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in St. Clair on Friday October 22nd. Interment will be held in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville. Please send condolences to

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