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Shirley S. Stanton 1924 - 2013

Shirley S. Stanton

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Friday, September 13, 2013
I hardly know how to express my feelings about Shirley death. She was a wonderful friend and neighbor to the Poschadel family. Later she was again a wonderful help and friend as Chris and I were married and moved to Centre Hall. I (Dottie) will always remember her spectacular gardens, African Violets and the tennis we played. She will always live in my heart and soul. Peace Dottie and Chris Roberts
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Dear Mr. Stanton, I just heard the sad news. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Thank you for giving me the chance to get to know you and Mrs. Stanton. In my mind, I envision
Mrs. Stanton with a huge smile on her face, piloting her Piper Cub towards her next great adventure...
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Mrs. Stanton, I can picture you happily tending God's lovely gardens. You surely will enjoy doing that.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Tears came to my eyes as I read the obituary in the CDT. Shirley Stanton (Mrs. Stanton!!!!) was the first person I met in the College of Business Administration's Boucke Building at Penn State when I arrived on campus to begin studies for my MS (Business-Accounting) degree in 1960. As an International student from South Africa I felt quite insecure as I faced an uncertain future, and Shirley's pleasant, supportive approach to mentoring students made a significant contribution to setting my mind at ease.
I returned to South Africa after graduation in 1961, and then came back to Penn State for the Ph.D program in 1964. And what a pleasant surprise it was to see Shirley still at work as a mentor for the CBA's students - in the same pleasant, supportive manner as I had observed in 1960/61.
I shall never forget Shirley Stanton. She was a lovely person, and a beautiful human being.
Charles (Charlie) H. Smith
KPMG Professor Emeritus of Accounting
Penn State
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Lon,
Shirley will be missed.
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