Shirley J. Butler, 83, of Lakemont, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at UPMC Altoona, after a brief illness.

She was born on Oct. 3, 1936, in East Freedom, the daughter of the late Orville and Margaret (Ruth) Weyandt. She married Harry C. Butler on March 17, 1988.

She is survived by her husband; two sons: Ed Dodson of Blue Knob and Bob Dodson and wife Barbara of Claysburg; four grandchildren: Drew, MacKenzie, Tyler and Brandon; a great-granddaughter, Leona Lee; five stepchildren; seven step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and three brothers: Bill, Gary and Tom.

Shirley was a member of Smith Corner Independent Mennonite Church, East Freedom.

She was a 1954 graduate of Greenfield Kimmel High School and was a longtime cashier at A&P Grocery Store in Claysburg.

She loved cooking and traveling.

Due to the COVID-19 limitations, a private service will be held by Pastor Dave McClanahan. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

Interment will be made in Alto-Reste Park, Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Shirley's memory and love of cooking can be made to the Claysburg Food Pantry, 371 Cottontown Road, Claysburg, PA 16625.

Arrangements by the Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc.,, Roaring Spring.


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