Shirley Bixler

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Shirley Devine Bixler, Bristol Borough, passed away peacefully Nov. 4 surrounded by her loving family. It was exactly one month after the love of her life, Marvin Bixler Sr., died.

Born in Pottsville, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Tracey Devine. She and her husband raised their family in Bristol, where they lived for nearly 60 years.

Shirley was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed listening to oldies music, dancing with her husband, cooking for and spending time with her family. She was a member of St. Mark Church for many years. She retired from ATAPCO Office Products, Bristol.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Marvin Bixler Sr.; loving in-laws, Bertha and Roy Bixler; brother-in-law, William Bixler Sr.; infant daughter, Carol Ann; son, Robert Bixler Sr.; grandson, Robert Bixler Jr.; great-grandson, Byron Nethery Jr.

She is survived by her daughter, KayAnn Bixler Trammel; sons, Marvin "Jay" Bixler (Judy), and Ken Bixler (Cindy); daughter-in-law, Debra (White) Bixler; four grandchildren, Sherry, Bonnie, Dana and Gina; four great-grandchildren, Shauna, Alex, Nyla and Christian; two sisters, Loretta (Tony) and Laverle; two brothers, Ronald (Ilene) and Gerald (Janet); sister-in-law, Charolet; nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her visitation from noon to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at Molden Funeral Chapel & Cremation Service, 133 Otter St., Bristol, PA 19007. A funeral service will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Shirley's name to the by visiting or the National Osteoporosis Foundation by visiting To sign the online guest book, please visit

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Bristol, PA 19007
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Published in Republican & Herald on Nov. 12, 2017
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