Shirley W. McCoy

Shirley W. McCoy, Age 92 of DuBois, PA died Friday, September 10, 2021 at Penn Highlands DuBois Hospital.

Born on December 2, 1928 in Ridgway, PA, she was the daughter of the late Benton C. & Margaret (Evans) Wilson.

She was married to John McCoy. He preceded her in death on September 25, 1996.

Shirley retired from Mid Continent Phone Company in Ridgway after over 20 years of service.

Previous to that, she had worked at Quality Components in Ridgway.

She was a Past President and long- time member of the George D. Montgomery American Legion Unit 17 Auxiliary and was a member of the Ridgway Elks #872 for many years.

Shirley was also a member of the Ladies of the Lake and the Treasure Lake Red Hat Society.

Shirley is survived by her son (James A. Rickard, Jr. and his wife Wendy of Ridgway, PA), her daughter (Marsha L. Verostek and her husband Ken of Butler, PA), 5 grandchildren (James Rickard, III and Trisha Beeler, and Renee Verostek, Andrew Verostek, Sr. and Matthew Verostek), 10 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Shirley was preceded in death by her son (Larry Rickard), seven brothers, and two sisters.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2021 from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. at the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. from the funeral home with Pastor Terry Felt officiating.

Burial will follow in Morningside Cemetery.

In honor of her granddaughter Renee, memorials donations may be made to Hillman Cancer Center, 129 Oneida Valley Road, Suite 311, Butler, PA 16001.

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