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Shirley L. (Wenner) Priest

December 23, 1930 ~ February 10, 2017 (age 86)

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SERVICES

Visitation
Tuesday
February 14, 2017

12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
Barnett Funeral Home
Emporium, PA

Funeral Service
Tuesday
February 14, 2017

1:00 PM
Barnett Funeral Home
Emporium, PA


Shirley L. Priest, 86, of 6845 Beechwood Rd., Emporium, PA died at UPMC-Altoona Hospital, Altoona, PA Friday (February 10, 2017) night. She was born December 23, 1930 in Knox, PA a daughter of the late Robert L. and Grace Shepherdson Wenner. On June 7, 1954 in Emporium, PA she married Donald R. Priest, who survives. Shirley was the oldest of 14 siblings. She helped raise her brothers and sisters in her early years. She retired, after many years of work, from Sylvania in Emporium. After retirement she went to work, working five years at Sheets. She enjoyed canning and was always doing things for other people. She also enjoyed being with family and especially spending time with her grandchildren who gave her great pleasure and enjoyment. She like playing bingo and her get-together's with her former coworkers. She looked forward to family functions, weddings and anniversaries. In addition to her husband Donald R. Priest she is survived by a son, Dana Priest, Truman, PA; daughter, Kathy (Martin) Tully, Thompson, PA; son, Curt (Janine) Priest, Eldred, PA; three grandchildren: Ryan Tully, Meghan (John) Prunier, and Kayla Priest, and two great grandchildren: Kendra Priest and Shaye Prunier. Three brothers, Vivion (Wimp) Wenner, Medina, NY; Robert (Linda) Wenner, Mt. Jewett; Donald (Linda) Wenner, St. Marys and six sister, Shelba Roselli, Georgia; Betty (Dave) DeGray, Florida; Beverly Wenner, Florida; Barbara (Dan) Paget, Johnsonburg; Velma (Bernard) Norlin, Johnsonburg; Sandy (David) Thorwort, Johnsonburg; sister-in-law, Harriet Wenner, Smethport and several, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert L. and Grace Shepherdson Wenner, two brothers, Darwin and John Wenner, two sisters, Linda Kilhoffer and one in infancy, Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Tuesday (February 14, 2017) at 1:00 PM with Rev. Christine Groeger, officiating. Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home one hour prior to the Service. Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium, PA Memorial Contributions may be made to Cameron County SPCA, 678 South Mountain Rd., Emporium, PA 15834

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