John Daughenbaugh, Supervisor
106 W. Sycamore Street
Snow Shoe, PA 16874
Phone: 814-387-6000
Fax: 814-387-6250

James L. Schwartz, Supervisor
228 S Pennsylvania Ave
P.O. Box 579
Centre Hall, PA 16828
Phone: 814-364-1099
Fax: 814-364-1077
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Shirley Etters

Shirley A Etters (McCloskey)

Friday, August 9th, 1929 - Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Shirley A. Etters, 90, of Snow Shoe, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at her home. Born on August 9, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Bertha (Watson) McCloskey. On April 19, 1947 in Maryland, she married David H. Etters. David passed away on October 31, 2011.

Shirley attended the Snow Shoe High School. She was a member of the Snow Shoe Church of Christ. She worked at Penn State University in the Food Services Department, retiring in 1991 after 20+ years of service.

Shirley enjoyed shopping, knitting, watching game shows on TV, and going to Atlantic City. She was an excellent cook. She always had Sunday dinners at her home and there was never a shortage of food. For the past several years, you could find Shirley sitting in her rocking chair, looking out her living room window, watching the wildlife. Above all, she loved being with her children and grandchildren.

Shirley is survived by her daughter, Deborah A. Pluebell of Snow Shoe and by one son, David L. Etters of Karthaus. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren; George Greenaway (Doris), Mark Greenaway (Joann), Darren Greenaway (Carla), Abbee Rider (Dennis), Billie Jo Ludwig (David), Leslie Vonada, Robert Brooks (Julie), Ronald Brooks (Jennifer), Cathi Bittinger, Rebecca Hemphill (Stacey). Rachel Stump (Kevin), Jackie Lidgett, Lori Rodriguez, and Joey Lidgett (Sherry), 44 great grandchildren , 18 great -great grandchildren and one sister, Jean Young and her husband, Robert, of Arizona.

Along with her parents and husband, Shirley was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan D. Lidgett, one grandson, Brett Greenaway, two great grandsons, Eric Vonada and James Brooks, three brothers and four sisters.

Visitation will be on Friday, September 27, 2019 from 6-8pm and again on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 10-11am at the Daughenbaugh Funeral Home in Snow Shoe. Funeral services will be held on Saturday September 28, 2019 at 11am at the funeral home with Pastor Catherine Dittman officiating. Burial will be private at the Church of Christ Cemetery in Snow Shoe.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Snow Show Church of Christ, PO Box 148, Snow Shoe, PA 16874.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Daughenbaugh Funeral Home, 106 W. Sycamore St. Snow Shoe. An online guest book can be signed or condolences to the family available at
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, September 27th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, September 27th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Daughenbaugh Funeral Home
    106 W. Sycamore St.
    SNOW SHOE, PA 16874
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, September 28th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Saturday, September 28th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Daughenbaugh Funeral Home
    106 W. Sycamore St.
    SNOW SHOE, PA 16874
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, September 28th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, September 28th, 2019 11:00am
    Daughenbaugh Funeral Home
    106 W. Sycamore St.
    SNOW SHOE, PA 16874
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Cathy Dittman
  • Interment

    Church of Christ Cemetery
    Clarence Rd
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Donations are being accepted for: Church of Christ.


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Shawn Arend

Posted at 12:51pm
Deepest Condolences to Shirley's family from her family in Arizona. Although I did not live close and see Aunt Shirley regularly. I loved being in her home when we visited with my parents Bob and Jean Young. Aunt Shirley was so loving and gave of herself without reservation. She will be deeply missed. What a legacy she leaves behind! Embrace the memories and fond moments of her. Shirley we Love and Miss you but know you are dancing in heaven with our creator. How Glorious! See you again!

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