Marjorie A. Shawley

ALTOONA – Marjorie A. Shawley, 83, of Hollidaysburg, passed away on Jan. 26, 2014, at UPMC Altoona after a brief illness.

She was born on Jan. 18, 1931, in Sand Banks, a daughter of Harry and Almira (Hyle) Love. She married John D. “Jack” Shawley on July 18, 1953, in Hollidaysburg. He died on Dec. 18, 2000.

She is survived by: son, Mark L. (Rhonda), of Hollidaysburg; daughters, Faith R. (Jeffrey M.) Nelson, of Tipton, and Jill A. (Richard J.) Lasek, of Duncansville; and four grandchildren, Dylan T. Nelson, Kayleigh R. Nelson, Natalie L. Shawley and Jennifer N. Lasek.

Marjorie was a 1949 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School. She retired as a nurse aide at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. Prior to that she was employed at H.L. Green, Sylvania and Veeder-Root.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollidaysburg and enjoyed Bingo, crocheting and bus trips.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Plank, Stitt and Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home, with Pastor Chuck Monts officiating. Interment will be in Presbyterian Cemetery, Hollidaysburg.

The family requests donations in Marjorie’s memory be made to the Blair County Unit of the American Cancer Society, 1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.