Evelyn J. Shimmel
Evelyn J. Shimmel, 85, of Phillipsburg, PA, died Monday, January 9, 2017 at the Mountain Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Clearfield, PA.
Born on April 16, 1931 in Bigler, PA, she was the daughter of the late Braden and Martha (Stevens) Woodside. She married Harry D. Shimmel on June 6, 1949 in Winchester, VA; he preceded her in death in 1995.
She was of the Christian Faith.
Mrs. Shimmel was a 1949 graduate of the former Philipsburg High School, and she was a retired cake decorator for the former Riverside & Bi-Lo Grocery Stores in Phillipsburg & Clearfield PA and also Hall’s IGA in Snow Shoe PA.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: one daughter, Beth Ann Sortman; and a son & daughter-in-law, Donald T. Shimmel & his wife Andrea.
She is survived by: one son, John M. Shimmel & his wife Kathy of Osceola Mills, PA; four grandchildren, Mike Shimmel & his wife Laura, Jeff Shimmel & his wife Jodi, Brayden Sortman, and Kristine Santangelo & her husband Anthony; and four great-grandchildren, Michael & Matthew Shimmel, and Madison & Emily Santangelo.
The Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the Heath Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Osceola Mills, PA; with Rev. Brenda K. Leigey officiating. Burial will be at the Reidy Cemetery in Wallaceton, PA.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 15, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until funeral time at the funeral home.
To sign the online guestbook go to: www.heathfuneral.com