Mrs. Shirley L. Smale, 64, of Kunkletown, died Sunday, Sept. 16, in her home. She was the wife of Larry Smale. They observed their 44th wedding anniversary in March.
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She was a kitchen aide at Mrs. Bush's Personal Care Home, Kunkletown, for three before retiring in 2009, and previously was employed by Paris Neckwear, Walnutport, for 33 years.
Born in Kresgeville, she was a daughter of the late Warren F. and Ada (Dotter) Hoffman.
She loved to bake, cook and can. She loved Elvis and her favorite holiday was Christmas.
Surviving in addition to her husband are a daughter Tina, wife of Michael May of Effort; a son Corey, and his wife, Dawn, of Saylorsburg; a sister, Vickie Gursky of Kresgeville; a brother Wilmer of Lehighton; and five grandchildren, Ryan May, Joshua May, Daniel Smale, Brandy Smale and Kyla Smale.
Service: No service is planned at this time. Cremation will take place in the H.G. Smith Crematory, Stroudsburg. Contributions in her name may be made to the VNA/Hospice of Monroe Co., 502 VNA Rd., E. Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301. Arrangements by Kresge Funeral Home, 1763 Rt. 209, Brodheadsville. www.kresgefuneralhome.com.