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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Shirley Catherine (Hanshaw) Smith, 85 – Worked in Textile Factories

Shirley Catherine Smith, 85, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Monday, June 26th, at home.

Born in Hummelstown on June 25, 1938, she was a daughter of the late William A. & Rose (Brighton) Hanshaw.

She was the widow of the late Guy Edward Smith, her husband of 37 years.

Shirley was of the Protestant faith.

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She had worked at several textile factories in Dauphin & Schuylkill counties.

Shirley is survived by a son, Guy W., husband of Natalie Smith, of Friedensburg, two grandsons: Eric, & Nicholas Smith, siblings: Mildred, James, Gary, & Richard Hanshaw, and Anna Hoffman, and numerous nieces, & nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is also preceded in death by several siblings, including her twin sister, Doris Phillips.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Service was held on Thursday, June 29th at Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home, Cressona. Interment at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.

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