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Shirley E. Scheibelhut

August 12, 1938 — October 3, 2022

  Shirley E. Scheibelhut, 84 of Pottsville, died Monday at home.

  She was born August 12, 1938 in Pottsville a daughter of the late Warren W. Sr. and Sara Thomas Mills.

  She was a 1957 graduate of Pottsville High School.

  She worked for Kresge’s and later Pottsville Area High School as a lunch lady prior to retiring.

  Shirley was a member of 1st United Methodist Church, Pottsville.

  Throughout her life Shirley was an avid Penn State and Phillies fan.

  She was preceded in death by her siblings Edith Hartstein, Evelyn Bruen, Rebecca Lecher, Joseph, Robert, Warren W., Jr., David, Walter and John Mills.

  Surviving are her husband of 62 years, James J. Scheibelhut, Sr.; 2 sons, James J. Scheibelhut, Jr. and his wife Kathleen, Schuylkill Haven; John Scheibelhut and his wife Laura, Pottsville; 5 grandchildren, James J. III, Katrina Wetzel, Jeremy, Kristyn Ratliff, Jerhn, 6 great-grandchildren; a brother, William Mills, Girardville; a sister, Laura Croll, Pottsville nieces and nephews.

  Funeral service will be held Saturday at 11AM from James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville, with Rev. Robert Berry officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing from 9:30AM until the time of services Saturday. The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions in memory of Shirley be made to Dementia Society of America P O Box 600 Doylestown, PA 18901. Interment will follow in St. John No. Cemetery, Pottsville.

  Please share your memories and condolences with Shirley’s family by signing the guest book at www.jehumphreyfuneralhome.com


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