Larry “Scott” Shirey

5153b569-c0e8-4766-80ab-585c2c4ac747Larry “Scott” Shirey, 59, of Mayport, died unexpectedly on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at the Armstrong County Memorial Hospital in Kittanning.

Born on May 11, 1956 in Punxsutawney, he was the son of Harold J. and J. Lucille (Yarger) Shirey. He was married on September 3, 1977 to Victoria L. (Minich).

Scott was an electrician working in the mines and with IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers). He loved his family and was so proud of his sons and daughter. He had such a very special love for his granddaughter, Josie. He found joy in using his gifts to help others, but his greatest passion was singing praises to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Scott is survived by his mother, J. Lucille Shirey of Mayport, his wife Victoria L. Shirey of Mayport, two sons, Justin Shirey and his wife Kate of Maryland and Tyler Shirey of Pittsburgh, a granddaughter, Josephine Lucille Shirey, and a sister, Brenda Young and her husband, Mitch of New Bethlehem.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harold J. Shirey.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn. The funeral service will follow at 4:00 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Andrew Laddusaw officiating. Interment will be in the North Freedom Cemetery, Ringgold Township, Jefferson County.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to help with housing of patients and their families at: 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN. 38105.

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