Jean I. Shirey

LEWISTOWN – Jean I. Shirey, 89, of Lewistown, died at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at her home.

Born July 9, 1923, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Emma (Renninger) Seibert.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond C. Shirey, on June 8, 2006.

Surviving are: Joseph Short and wife, Chris, and their three sons, Joe, Mike and Matt, whom Jean and Raymond loved like family.

She was a Lewistown High School Class of 1940 graduate and was employed as a secretary at Standard Steel, in Burnham, for 41 years, retiring in 1984.

Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., with Pastor Randy Traxler officiating. Private interment will be held in Juniata Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at the funeral home.

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