Shirley M. Finnegan

Oct. 4, 1936 - March 4, 2018


Shirley M. Finnegan, 81, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of King, passed away Sunday at the home.

She was born in Sproul, daughter of the late James F. and Priscilla (Finnegan) Deffibaugh. On Sept. 5, 1952, she married Dale S. Finnegan in Claysburg, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 1999.

Surviving are a son, Danny Finnegan and wife, Jackie, of East Freedom; three daughters: Pamela Ebersole and husband, Roger, of Osterburg, Lori Smith and husband, Dwayne, of Sproul and Tonya Beegle of Claysburg; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, David Allen Smith; a brother, Charles Deffibaugh; and two sisters: Annie Gates and Betty Raupach.

Shirley independently owned and operated a flag car service for more than 40 years. She attended church at the Village at Morrisons Cove, and she enjoyed watching football, baseball, NASCAR and spending time with her family.

She was a wonderful mother and grandmother.

Friends will be received from 5 until the 7 p.m. funeral service on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg, Pastor Linda Banaczek officiating. Interment will be at St. Mark’s Cemetery, King.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 292, Claysburg, PA 16625.