Shirley C. Peterson, 71

December 01, 2008

MAY 10, 1937-NOV. 29, 2008

DRY RUN, Pa. - Shirley C. Peterson, 71, of 18777 Dry Run Road, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born May 10, 1937, in Dry Run, she was the daughter of Gladys L. Hobble Long of Fannettsburg, Pa., and the late James Earl Long.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Fannett-Metal Fire and Ambulance Co. and was vice president of Fannett-Metal Fire and Ambulance Co. Auxiliary. She was also a member of McCartney Post 232 Ladies Auxiliary.


In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Donald "Sam" Peterson; four children, Mitzi Meredith of Shippensburg, Pa., Sharon Keefer of Fort Loudon, Pa., and Amanda Daihl and Jason Peterson, both of Dry Run; five brothers, John, Wilbur and Richard Long, all of Fannettsburg, Paul Long of Shade Gap, Pa., and Harry Long of Georgia; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Tina Marie Keefer; one brother, Larry Long; and one grandson.

Friends will be received Sunday from 1:30 to 2 p.m. at the Church of the Brethren, Dry Run, where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. The Rev. William Bair and Paul Shearer will officiate. Burial will be in Reformed Church Cemetery, Fannettsburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fannett-Metal Fire and Ambulance Co., P.O. Box 51, Dry Run, PA 17220.

Arrangements are by Agett-Geisel Funeral Home, Dry Run.

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