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Shirley A. BloseShirley A. Blose, 85, of Shelocta, PA, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at the Indiana Regional Medical Center.
She was born March 15, 1937 in Dixonville, PA, the daughter of Mike and Ruth Marie (Laverick) Misko.
Shirley was a long-time resident of the Shelocta area and a member of Christ Lutheran Church of Gastown. She graduated from Green Township High School in 1955 and worked as a nurse's aide at St. Andrew's Village in Indiana. Sewing and baking were her favorite hobbies and she used her talents to make more than 100 teddy bears for family and friends. Shirley also loved quilting and crafting, and will be greatly missed by those who knew her.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her son, Randy Blose and wife, Debby, of Vandergrift; daughters, Deborah Painter and husband, William, of Sigel; Pamela Keeler and husband, Thompson, of Shelocta, and Rhonda Rearick and husband, William, of Hookstown; grandchildren, Heather Ruth and husband, Adam, Nicholas Blose, Kristina Young, Kayla Jack and husband, Jared, Alexis Rearick and Brenden Rearick; great-grandchildren, Matthew and Mackenzie Blose, Kyler, Levi and Luke Young, and Garrett and Alayna Jack; brothers, Mike Misko of Home, and John Misko and wife, Kathy, of Commodore; and sister, Linda Gray and husband, Tom, of Plumville.
She was preceded in death by her parents and loving husband, Ronald Blose, whom she married June 7, 1957 and who died in 1982.
The family will receive friends from 10 AM until the time of the funeral services at 12 PM on Friday, June 17, 2022 at the Clark Chapel of the Bauer Funeral Home, Inc., 238 S. Main Street, Elderton, with the Rev. Joyce Dix-Weiers, STS officiating.
Interment will be in Elderton Cemetery, Elderton, PA.
Contributions may be made in Shirley's honor to the Christ Lutheran Church, 205 Gastown Road, Shelocta, PA 15774.
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