Mary Ellen (Shollenberger) Shollenberger

Born: Mon., Oct. 28, 1940
Died: Tue., Mar. 16, 2021


Family to do services at later date


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Mary Ellen Shollenberger

Mary Ellen Shollenberger, age 80, of Pottsville, PA passed away Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Schuylkill, East in Pottsville.

Born in Saint Clair, PA on October 28, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Elmer J. and Roseann (Devine) Shollenberger.

Mary worked as a nurse’s aide at the Pottsville Hospital. She was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in St. Clair and was a former member of the Phoenix Hose Company No. 4 Ladies Auxiliary in Saint Clair.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Thomas Shollenberger and a sister Barbara Meyer.

Mary is survived by three sisters: Elizabeth Petravich and her husband Joseph, Pine Grove, Diane Pekarik and her husband Paul, Pottsville, and Judith Peletsky and her husband John, East Mines; a brother Elmer J. Shollenberger Jr, Port Carbon; and nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date and will be announced by the Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Community Services for Sight 4 Brookhill Road Sugarloaf, PA 18249.

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Dorothy Moran
   Posted Thu March 18, 2021
Mary Ellen was my nurses aide many years ago at Pottsville Hospital. She was one of the best. Always dependable, caring and cheerful. She was a real joy to work with. May she Rest In Peace after a job well done.

Doris Shoup Kerner Grohuski
   Posted Thu March 25, 2021
I am so sorry to hear of Mary Ellen's passing. We worked together for almost five years at Pottsville Hospital. I used to pick her up whenever she needed a ride to work, or whenever there was a snow storm, she knew I would be there for her. Although I have not seen Mary Ellen in many years, I will never forget her greeting the patients with, "Good morning! What a beautiful day". She was always so cheerful, the patients loved her and so did her co-workers, especially me. She was just adorable and a wonderful person to work with and know. Good bye Mary Ellen, you are in God's Arms now and He loves you. Rest in Peace honey, you deserve it.

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