Shirley J. Kelichner

Shirley J KelichnerShirley J. Kelichner, age 80, Sykes Street Extension, Sykesville, PA died Monday, May 8, 2017 at Penn Highlands DuBois.

Born July 4, 1936 in DuBois, PA, she was the daughter of the late Steven and Mary (Pinchok) Jacobs.

On August 27, 1955, she married Allison J. “Jack” Kelichner, Jr. They were married for 62 years. He preceded her in death on March 13, 2017.

Shirley retired as a bookkeeper from Kovalchick Salvage Co. in Sykesville after over 25 years of service.

She was a member of the Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church where she worked on the bereavement lunch team. She loved to watch television murder mysteries, but most of all she loved to take care of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Shirley is survived by two daughters (Pamela Young and her husband, Chuck of Sykesville, PA and Paula Stine and her husband, Patrick of DuBois, PA), two grandchildren (Rebecca Bush & Scott Young), and five great grandchildren (Kaden & Ryleigh Bush; Maddox & Ciana Young, & Makayla Dyer).

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc.

A Parastas service will be held on Thursday afternoon at 4 P.M. from the funeral home.

A Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 11 A.M. from Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church with Fr. Vasyl Banyk as celebrant.

Burial will be in Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be placed with the Gateway Humane Society, 1211 Airport Road, Falls Creek, PA 15840 and/or the Kidney Transplant of Pittsburgh, 4401 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224.

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