Shirley M. Langer

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  • " we have lost a great lady and a beautiful person. God..."
    - Jim Bishop
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Shirley M. Langer, 82, Altoona, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015, at the Homewood Retirement Center in Martinsburg.
She was born in Falls Creek, Pa., a daughter of the late John R. and Teresa E. Murray Turk. She married Donald R. Langer, of Altoona, Pa., Sept. 15, 1956, in Falls Creek, Pa., who preceded her in death on Oct. 12, 2013.
She is survived by a son, David B. and wife, Eileen, of Lexington, Ky.; a daughter, Lynn E. Langer and husband, Karl Sheaffer, of Duncannon, Pa.; one granddaughter, Karen Little and husband Tyler, of Durham, N.C.; a sister, Maxine E. Weed, of Falls Creek, Pa.; close niece, Kathy Rutter and husband, Brian, of Altoona; and other numerous nieces and nephews.
Shirley was a 1950 graduate of Falls Creek High School and a 1956 graduate of the Altoona Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as a secretary for N. L. Industries and Fry Metals, was a member of the Grace United Church of Christ, and enjoyed reading, needlework and music.
Funeral services were held July 6 at the Mauk & Yates Funeral Home, Inc. in Juniata and inurnment will be at the Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Central PA Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.
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Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc
719 N 4Th Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 942-4555
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Published in The Courier Express from July 17 to July 18, 2015