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Hilda Mary Shively

July 15, 1915 — October 6, 2017

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Hilda Mary Shively, 102, of Mifflinburg passed entered into rest at 9:45 pm on Friday, October 06, 2017 at Rolling Hills Manor where she had been a guest since Tuesday.

She was born on July 15, 1915 in Centre Co., the daughter of the late Lida B. Orndorf.  On November 16, 1941, she married John W. Shively, who passed away on December 23, 1998.

She was a graduate of East Penn Valley High School, Millheim class of 1934 and the Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing, Philadelphia in 1947 in the Cadet Corp.

In 1947 she began employment at Laurelton Center as a psychiatric nurse and supervisor of the hospital and 2 units.  She retired after 30 years of service in 1976.  Previously she was employed at the Montrose Inde pendent Newspaper, and Bucknell University Infirmary.

She was a member of Mifflinburg United Methodist Church, Lankenau Hospital Alumni Association, AARP, Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees (PARSE), Red Cross Volunteer with blood drives and blood pressure screenings.  She would also volunteer at Mifflinburg Bank for monthly blood pressure screenings.

She enjoyed traveling, reading, collecting antiques, making tatted snowflakes and as well as other needlework.

She is survived by a daughter Annette Shively of Mifflinburg and numerous extended family and friends.

Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service at 10:30 am on Thursday at Union Cemetery, Rte 45, Woodward, with The Rev. Mrs. Shirley Cornell, officiating.  Following the service a fellowship luncheon will be held at the Mifflinburg United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Hilda`s memory may be sent to Herr Memorial Library, 500 Market Street, Mifflinburg, or the American Heart Association, 1704 Warren Ave., Williamsport, Pa 17701.


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