June 24, 2012
Mary L. Shoener, 65, of Middleport, passed away Sunday at Greene, N.Y.
Born in Orwigsburg, July 31, 1946, she was a daughter of the late Clifford Shoener Sr. and Lucille Coller Shoener.
She was employed by the former State Manufacturing, New Philadelphia, and most recently was employed by Altadis USA Inc.
Mary was preceded in death by a brother, Clifford Shoener Jr.; a brother-in-law, Ralph Bender; and a significant other, Jamie Place, whom she was with for 11 years.
She is survived by two daughters, Tamie, wife of Mike McCance, Nebraska, and Robin Blickley, Middleport; three sons, John Blickley Jr., Montana, Alan Blickley, husband of Dr. Jill, Breinigsville, and Christopher Blickley, husband of Melissa, Blandon; 10 grandchildren, Mason, Brianna, Angel, Jalyn, Caroline, Evan, Alexander, Lucas, Kevin and Christian; two sisters, Sally Bender, Schuylkill Haven, and Debbie Martz, wife of Wayne, Pottsville; three brothers, Charles Shoener, husband of Beverly, Pottsville, Donald Shoener, husband of Christine, Michigan, and Dennis Shoener, husband of Josie, Pottsville; nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., Schuylkill Haven. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Interment will be private. To extend online condolences to the family, visit www.gsefuneralhomes.com.Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., Schuylkill Haven, has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Published in Republican & Herald on June 26, 2012