Shirley N. Heitzenrater (1925 - 2015)

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Shirley N. Heitzenrater, 89, DuBois, passed away Monday, March 30, 2015, at Christ the King Manor.
Born June 4, 1925, in Reynoldsville, she was the daughter of the late Lula I. Thomas Guthrie.
She worked at Cameron, Punxsutawney Sportswear, Rossiter Shoe Factory, and Vista Village Apartments throughout her life before retiring.
Mrs. Heitzenrater was a member of the Temple Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing and cooking.
Survivors include sons: Ralph Heitzenrater of Everett, Wash., and wife, Robin, of San Diego, Calif., and Gary Heitzenrater and wife, Linda, of DuBois; grandchildren: Colby, Gabe, Randa, Richard, Shannon, Amy, Creig, Corey, Sherry, John, Gary Jr., and Kellie Kosko of DuBois; 17 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Donald Heitzenrater, whom she married Dec. 24, 1942, in Oliveburg; sisters: Almeda, Hannah and Edith; brothers: Raymon, Clair, Blair and Clyde; and daughters: Carolyn Wildauer, Donna Minns and Deborah Walls.
Family and friends will be received from 3-7 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2015, at the Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel Inc., DuBois. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 4, 2015, with Pastor Kevin Orndorff officiating. Interment will be at Lakelawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Christ the King Manor, 1100 W. Long Ave. DuBois, PA 15801 or Temple Baptist Church, 590 Lincoln Dr. DuBois, PA 15801.
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Published in The Courier Express from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2015
Arrangements under the direction of:
Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc.
142 West Long Ave | Du Bois, PA 15801 | (814) 371-2521
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