Shirley A. Kemberling

April 2, 1938 ~ November 1, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Shirley Kemberling Obituary

Watsontown - Shirley A. Kemberling, 85, Elm Street, formerly of Sunbury, passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at her home.  


Shirley was born April 2, 1938 in Milton a daughter of the late, Rosswell H. and Katherine M. (Bailey) Baker.  On July 10, 1959 she married Albert W. Kemberling Jr, who preceded her in death on August 2, 2019, after 60 years of marriage.  


She was a 1956 graduate of Milton High School.


Shirley worked until she was 72 and then retired from the "Little" Weis Market in Sunbury.  


She attended St. Elias Church.


Shirley was an avid reader, enjoyed needlepoint and trips to Ocean City Maryland but her greatest joy came from spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.


She is survived by her son Kenneth Kemberling, three daughters and one son-in-law Janice Dowd, Tracy and Steven Snyder, and Kathy Raker, grandchildren Aimee Kline, Lindsay Arthur, Sarah Dowd, Angie Hunselman and Zachery Kemberling, nine great grandchildren, one brother and sister-in-law Theodore and Sue Baker and several nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by sister Charlotte Follmer, brother Roswell Baker Jr. and Donald Baker, grandson Ryan Raker and son-in-law Martin Raker Jr.


Friends and family may visit Wednesday, November 8, 2023 from 10:30am -11:00am at the Blank Funeral Home, 395 State Street, Sunbury where the memorial service will follow at 11:00am with Pastor Clair Shaffer officiating.


Interment will follow in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

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