Jettrude A. Shirley, 96, passed away June 19th, 2022, while at St. Andrew’s Village.
The daughter of Benjamin F. and Hazel (Glassford) Stake, she was born February 16, 1926 in Brush Valley, PA.
Jetty was a member of the Indiana Alliance Church. She dedicated her life to her faith in Jesus and her family. Her awards include a home that was generally filled with neighborhood kids and a yard that sported a well-worn baseball diamond and assortment of ramshackle lean-to “club houses” as well as the lives of numerous children touched by her kindness in Sunday School and VBS.
Jetty is survived by her children, Gerald (Linda) Shirley, Jr. and Carolyn (Daniel) Osborne; grandchildren, Stephen (Amanda) Osborne and Danielle (Mark) McCaskey; and great grandchildren, Luke B. McCaskey and Bethany M. McCaskey; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding Jetty in death were her parents and her husband, Gerald L. Shirley, Sr. whom she wed December 17, 1949.
The John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home has been entrusted to assist with funeral arrangements. A memorial service will be planned at a later date.
Burial in the Greenwood Cemetery will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to VNA Family Hospice, 850 Hospital Road, #3000, Indiana, PA 15701, or to St. Andrew’s Village, 1155 Indian Springs Road, Indiana, PA 15701.