Mary L. Shawkey, Sandy Lake Twp. passed away Thursday evening, August 19, 2021, at the UPMC-Hamot. She was 75.
Mary was born in Pittsburgh, on May 4, 1946, a daughter of the late Joseph G. and Mary C. (Palko) Fisher. She was a 1964 graduate of the Commodore Perry High School. On February 14, 1964, she married Donald L. Shawkey, who survives. Mary had been a teacher’s aide for the Lakeview School District for many years. She was a member of the Greenville VFW Post and the Sandy Lake Red Hat Chapter. She and her twin sister, Mildred enjoyed making greeting cards together. Mary appreciated and enjoyed the time she could be with her family.
She is survived by her husband, Donald; a daughter, Jennifer (Lee) Medberry, Stoneboro; three brothers, Rick Fisher, Woodbridge, VA, Ernie Fisher, Clarks Mills and Joe (Debra) Fisher, Herndon, VA; 3 grandchildren, Derek Richael, Dalton (Mariah) Richael and Cole (Marissa) Richael.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Denise Shawkey; a brother, George Fisher and her twin sister, Mildred Brest.
Family and friends may call on Sunday, August 22, 2021, at the Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 3223 Perry Hwy., Sheakleyville from 2:00 – 5:00 pm. The funeral service will follow at 5:00 PM. Mary will be laid to rest at the Hadley Cemetery. The funeral service will be live streamed at www.snyderfh.com Memories and condolences may be shared with the family online at www.snyderfh.com
The family has suggested that memorial tributes may be made to Stray Haven Animal Shelter, 94 Donation Road, Greenville, PA 16125.
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94 Donation Road, Greenville PA 16125