Shirley J. Wright

LEWISTOWN – Shirley J. Wright, 76, of Lewistown, died on Feb. 26, 2014, at Geisinger-Lewis- town Hospital.

Born on Feb. 12, 1938, in Oliver Township, she was the daughter of the late Issac Aultz and Ellen Himes.

She is survived by: three daughters, Julie McKinnon and her husband, John, of Lewistown, Nancy Smith and her husband, Ronald, of McVeytown, and Carolyn Murphy and her husband, Michael, of Granville; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one brother, Harry Aultz, of Burnham.

She was preceded in death by: a son, Anthony Lehman; sisters, Bessy Aultz and Helen Parchey; and brothers, John Aultz and Robert Aultz.

Shirley previously worked at the Diana Candy Shoppe, the Downtown Gallery and Red’s Diner. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and crocheting. She also enjoyed making homemade cream puffs and ice cream from scratch for the family.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Darvin Donahey officiating. Interment will be private.

A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

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