Shirley I. Harring

Shirley I. Harring, 92, of 701 W. Main Street, Valley View, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey.

She was born on Monday, June 6, 1921, in Pitman, a daughter of the late Lewis and Mary Ellen Wetzel Snyder.

She was an assembler for the former Hegins Precision Division of Penn Reel.

She was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Congregational Church, Pitman.

Shirley was also a member of the Woodman of the World Pitman Lodge. She enjoyed quilting, crafts, and doing puzzles.

Her husband Willard N. "Bill" Harring passed away in 2005. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Frank Snyder and Clifford Snyder; and by five sisters, Gertrude Ochenrider, Pearl Mauser, Viola Deibert, Dorothy Knarr, and Carrie Sollener.

She is survived by a sister, Beatrice L. Herb of Cressona; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, on Monday, April 21, with Rev. Todd Wolfe officiating. Burial was in St. Paul's Cemetery, Pitman.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Paul's Evangelical Church Memorial Fund, 165 Ridge Road, Pitman PA 17964.

Condolences can be left for the family at

Funeral Home

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home
200 West Main Street Valley View, PA 17983
(570) 682-3070

Published in The News Item on Apr. 24, 2014