Marguerite T. Shiring


Marguerite T. Shiring, 93, of North Huntingdon, PA passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017.  She was born September 29, 1923 in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of the late Eugene A. and Marguerite T. Fitzgerald Conniff.  Marguerite was a member of St. Agnes Parish where she was very active in the Christian Mothers, Legion of Mary, Funeral Choir, and Deanery III of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women.  She was past president of Circleville Ladies Auxiliary, Judge of Elections 3rd Ward 1st Precinct North Huntingdon Township, and worked on the election board for over 25 years and was very proud of her involvement in civic affairs.  She was also a Girl Scout Leader and Cub Scout Den Leader.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Eugene F. and John Conniff; sisters, Nellie Conniff and Ruth (Paul) Snebold.  She is survived by her husband, Clyde Shiring; sons, George M. and his wife, Susan, Eugene R. and his wife, Gail; daughters, Kathleen A. Shiring, P. Colleen Weaver and her husband, Robert, Maureen G. Matarazzo and her husband, Ralph; ten grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike on  Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Agnes Church, North Huntingdon.  Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Agnes Church or Circlevillle Vol. Fire Dept.

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Gerry McTiernan Marting

So sorry for you loss, Uncle Clyde and family. Marguerite was so sweet and loving a woman. Also sorry that I could not travel out to the funeral home for the viewing today.

 Posted May 10, 2017 - 4:35pm

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