The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

October 11, 2013

Shirley M. Metzger, 77, Selinsgrove


The Daily Item

— SELINSGROVE — Shirley M. Metzger, 77, of Selinsgrove, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at the Manor at Penn Village, Selinsgrove.

She was born in Port Trevorton on July 19, 1936, a daughter of the late Raymond and Mabel (Heintzelman) Bower. She was preceded in death by her husband, C. Timothy Metzger, in 2009.

Shirley was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Shamokin Dam.

She was a former employee of the Selinsgrove Center. Her interests included reading, puzzle solving and cooking. She enjoyed attending country and western music concerts.

She is survived by one son, Jefrey K. Metzger, of Selinsgrove; one daughter and son-in-law, Lori and Craig Updegraff, of Northumberland; three grandchildren, Jody Straub, Tim Keeley, and Max Keeley; one great-grandchild, Tessa; one brother, Donald Bower, of Selinsgrove; and three sisters, Grace Wolf, of Liverpool, Janet Brown, of Richfield, and Gladys Bower, of Maryland.

The funeral service is private.

Arrangements are being handled by the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury.