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Shirley A. Staley

February 9, 1940 February 25, 2022
Shirley A. Staley
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Obituary for Shirley A. Staley
Shirley A. Staley, 82 of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Friday, February 25, 2022 at the York Hospital. Born in Harney, Maryland on February 09, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Melvin G. & Ethel E. ( Leatherman) Patterson. Shirley was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, the late Robert E. “Bob” Staley, who died November 1, 2014. Shirley was a 1958 graduate of Gettysburg High School. She was a life member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Harney where she had served in various capacities, Adult Sunday School Teacher, Financial Secretary, Records Secretary, church choir member, Stephen Minister and Parish Mutual Ministry Committee. Shirley also sang in the Emmitsburg Community Choir and was Past President of the St. Francis Xavier CCD Board. Shirley had worked as an office manager in the Gettysburg area for many years with Bigham and Raffensperger Law Firm, Adams County Probation Office and Court Reporter and retired from St. James Lutheran Church in Gettysburg after many years of service. She is survived by her two children, Lori A. Staley (Richard Freer, II) of Dillsburg, PA and Craig A. Staley (Audrey Jakobs) of Gettysburg and a grandson, Matthew E. Staley. Funeral Services will be held at 12 noon on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Harney, MD with Rev. Peter Naschke, officiating. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg. A Viewing will be held on Wednesday, March 2, at the Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg, PA from 6:00-8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Paul’s Cemetery Fund, 5918 Conover Rd. Taneytown, MD 21787 or the American Heart Association, 4250 Crums Mill Road, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17112. Online tributes and condolences can be made at
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Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
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St. Paul Lutheran Church

5918 Conover Rd.
Harney, MD 21787

St. Paul Lutheran Church
5918 Conover Rd. Harney 21787 MD
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Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

799 Baltimore St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

799 Baltimore St. Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

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