Shirley Strohl

Shirley Strohl

1932 - 2012

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Shirley Dougal Strohl, age 79 of Noxen, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012 at the Commonwealth Hospice inpatient unit at St. Luke's Villa, Wilkes-Barre. Mrs. Strohl was born June 30, 1932 in Breslau and was the daughter of the late Wilbur and Cora Rogers Dougal. She graduated from Lake Noxen High School in 1952 and was employed as a seamstress by the Roker Manufacturing Co, Noxen. Shirley was a member of St. Luke's Reformation Lutheran Church, Noxen and its Ladies Society, the ILGWU, the Noxen Fire Co. Auxiliary, the Dallas American Legion Auxiliary and the 8/40 Veteran's Group, Dallas. She was honored for 50 years of continuous voting. Her Husband, Calvin H. Strohl died in 1980. She was also preceded in death by brothers: Richard and Wilbur and sisters: Dorothy and Ruth Dougal. She is survived by her son: James W. Strohl of Noxen; daughter Sherry Shiffer and her husband, Larry of Tunkhannock, son: Calvin Strohl, Jr. and his wife, Susan of Luzerne; grandchildren: Caleb Shiffer of Harrisonburg, VA, Cassandra Shiffer of Yatesville, Melissa Whitt of Pittsburgh, Matthew and Chris Strohl of Luzerne; great granddaughter: Hailey Bond of Dallas; sisters: Jane Gill and her husband, Joe of SC, Sharon Pudimott and her husband, Bill of Lake Silkworth, Thelma Leach of Hunlock Creek, several nieces and nephews. Shirley's funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 am from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of routes 29 & 118, Pikes Creek, with her pastor, Martin Everhart, officiating. Interment will be in the Orcutt's Grove Cemetery, Noxen. Friends may call 6:00 - 8:00 PM on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Luke's Reformation Lutheran Church, Noxen, PA 18636 or the Alzheimer's Association, 57 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 or online at Online condolences can be made at
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Funeral Service

11:00 am
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., Hunlock Creek, PA
2386 State Route 118 Hunlock
Creek, Pennsylvania, United States