Shirley A. Christian

Member_147952[1]Shirley A. Christian, 79, DuBois, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Penn Highlands DuBois.

Born August 28, 1935 in Crenshaw, she was the daughter of the late William T. and Ida Mae (Kalgren) Gustafson.

She married Robert A. Christian on July 16, 1955 in DuBois. He survives.

Shirley graduated from Brockway High School in 1953. She was a homemaker. She attended First Baptist Church and was formerly a Sunday school teacher and treasurer at Narrows Creek Church. Her hobbies included reading, particularly her Bible, growing flowers, bird-watching, hunting, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Shirley enjoyed rebating and couponing with her mother.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children, Shirley Mae Christian of DuBois and Nathan Christian of Monroeville, PA; two grandchildren, Chandler and Jacob Christian; and a brother, Everette (Ester) Gustafson of Brockway.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her son, Stephen, and her brother, William Gustafson.

Memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church, 197 Eastern Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.

Friends and Family will be received Tuesday, June 30th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc. in DuBois. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 1st at 11 a.m. at the funeral chapel with Rev. Mark Montgomery officiating. Interment will be in Morningside Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to Adamson Funeral Chapel.

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