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 a master’s degree from Carnegie Tech. She retired as a high school librarian for Lower Merion Township School District.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Hollidaysburg.
Shirley had a great love of reading, and she 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. Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at Plank, Stitt & Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg, the Rev. Cindy Carlisle officiating. Interment will be in Presbyterian Cemetery, Hollidaysburg.
The family requests that donations in memory of Shirley be made to one’s favorite charity.