Shirley L. Bauer

Shirley BauerShirley L. Bauer, 80, of 345 Grant Street, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at Penn Highlands Elk.

She was born August 19, 1935, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Edwin A. and Genevieve Coyle Robison. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1953.  She was a former employee of the Keystone Carbon Company, the St. Marys Public Library, and retired from the St. Marys Community Nurses in 1997, after 29 years of service.

On June 2, 1956, in the Sacred Heart Church, she married Kenneth S. Bauer, who survives. She is also survived by two sons, Shawn Bauer and his wife Mary of St. Marys and Aaron Bauer and his wife Joyce of St. Marys; five grandchildren, Sarah Bauer, Lauren Bauer, Abbey Bauer, Jennifer Bauer, and Jessica Bauer; three great grandchildren; and by several nieces and nephews.

Shirley was a member of the Sacred Heart Church. Her hobbies included crafting, camping, playing cards, baking, and candy making.  She loved spending time with her family and friends and going out for Sunday breakfast bunch.  Shirley was the ultimate hostess for all occasions.

A Memorial Service will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Friday, January 22, 2016, at 1:00 PM, with the Rev. Eric Vogt, OSB, officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be from 12:00 PM until the time of service.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Sacred Heart Church, 337 Center Street, St. Marys, PA 15857.

Kathy & Jerry Meyer January 20, 2016 at 4:23 pm

Our deepest sympathy to you all. Shirley was an amazing woman and friend. We had so many great times camping with Ken and Shirley and just thinking about our times together brings many smiles and good thoughts.

Troy & Becki Taylor January 20, 2016 at 6:59 pm

Abby & Family,
We are so very sorry for your loss & are thinking of you!!
Troy & Becki (Schneider) Taylor

Cherre Defranco January 20, 2016 at 8:19 pm

So sorry for your loss. She was a great lady and David and I and the girls could not have asked for better neighbors. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Sharon Dorothy January 21, 2016 at 11:05 am

We are so sorry to hear about Shirley’s passing. She worked across the hall when I worked at the St. Marys Borough. She was a great person and we always enjoyed visiting. Our deepest sympathy to the entire family. Dick and Sharon (Simbeck) Dorothy.

Morey Birch January 21, 2016 at 11:17 am

I was very saddened to hear the news of Shirley’s passing. My heart goes out to Ken and their family. Shirley was a wonderful person and terrific co-worker. She loved her family more than anything and I am sure you will all have wonderful memories to share. My thoughts and prayers are with you at the sorrowful time.
Morey Birch
Roanoke, Va.

Larry and Kate Nekuza January 21, 2016 at 11:58 am

Sincere condolences to the family, hugs to the wonderful grandchildren. Larry and Kate Nekuza, Bradenton, Florida

Dean, Mary and Ryan Hanes January 21, 2016 at 10:27 pm

We extend our deepest sympathy to all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely.

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