Mrs. Shirley A. Schott, 64, of Weissport, passed away Saturday, Dec. 15, of leukemia and congestive heart failure in her home. She was the ex-wife of the late Russell Schott, who died in 1994.
- Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Ellen Downs.
She worked for a jewelry factory in Rhode Island, retiring in 2001.She had attended Daniel Boone High School in Reading.
She enjoyed being a great mother and sister; and loved to cook.
Surviving are eight children, Stacy Schott of Lehighton, Cindy Hoyer and Rosa, Brandon, James, Jeremy and Edith Schott, all in Rhode Island, and John Klingaman Jr. in Pennsylvania; two sisters, Carol Hamilton of in Pennsylvania and Linda Johnson in Delaware; a brother, John Jr. in Pennsylvania; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was also pre-deceased by two children, Melvin Klingaman Jr. of Slatington and Elizabeth Schott of Rhode Island.