Shirley J. Bryner, 72, Altoona, passed away Thursday morning at her home.
She was born in Indiana, Pa., daughter of the late Edward and Alice (Joseph) Nakles. She married Donald Barry Bryner on Dec. 18, 1965, in Blairsville.
Surviving are her husband, with whom she shared 47 years of marriage; a daughter, MariBeth Wesesky and husband, Mark, of Pittsburgh; a son, Matthew and wife, Beth, of Lancaster; a grandson, Luke; and three brothers: John, Bob and Don.
Shirley was a 1959 graduate of Blairsville High School and a 1965 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She taught biology at Altoona Area High School, and she was a member of Altoona Alliance Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher.
Friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday at Altoona Alliance Church, 3220 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, by Pastor Tim McGarvey. Entombment will be at Calvary Mausoleum.
Arrangements are by Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg.