Shirley Ann (Willingham) Kern

February 7, 1936 ~ March 6, 2022 (age 86)


Shirley Ann Kern, age 86, of MaryD, PA passed away with her family by her side on Sunday, March 6th, 2022.

Born in Port Carbon, PA on February 7, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Ulysses Stanley Grant and Sadie (Dahm) Willingham.

Shirley was a graduate of Port Carbon Soldier's Memorial High School. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Port Carbon, the President of the MaryD Fire Company Ladies Auxillary, and a Girl Scout leader. Shirley loved camping, attending her church, and most of all being with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Paul Kern on January 19, 2016 and her siblings Sadie Klemko, Charles Willingham, Ellen Holtzer, Marge Jenkins, Mary Machuzak, and James Willingham.

Shirley is survived by three daughters: Debbie Manis and her husband Tom, Donna O'Neill, and Sandi Chrush and her husband Serge; six grandchildren: Lisa, Shena, Jonathan, Gabrielle, Amanda, and Kali; six great-grandchildren; a brother Grant Willingham and his wife Judy; a sister Joyce Dereska; and nieces and nephews.

A Religious Service will be held at Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home in Port Carbon at 11AM on Wednesday, March 9th, with Rev. Jack Murray officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Wednesday morning from 9-11AM at the Funeral Home.

Interment will be held in the Sky-View Memorial Park Cemetery in Hometown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to MaryD Fire Company MaryD, PA 17952.

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24 Hour Viewing
March 9, 2022

9:00 AM
Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home
208 Pike Street
Port Carbon, PA 17965

Religious Service
March 9, 2022

11:00 AM
Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home
208 Pike Street
Port Carbon, PA 17965

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