Shirleyjane F. Detrick 91 of Allentown, formally of Stroudsburg, Pa. passed away on Tuesday Oct.1, 2019. She was the widow James S. Detrick who died in 2003. Born in Laurie Station, Pa. she was the daughter of Keturah Smith and as raised by her grandmother Sallie Fabel.
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Shirley was a lifelong resident of the Stroudsburg area moving to Jefferson, Pa. in 1996. Shirley worked at the Bell Telephone Co. Stroudsburg office for 29 years, from 1967 to 1989 as an operator and later in the business office until her retirement. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Stroudsburg and Norristown, Pa. and also a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.
She is survived by 3 sons: James R. Detrick and his wife Mary of Pen Argyl, Pa., Keith M. Detrick and his wife Dawn of Kansas City, Missouri and Robert C. Detrick and his wife Katie of Norristown, Pa.6 grandchildren: Emily, Arner, Rebecca Weston, Bethany, Timothy and Melissa Detrick and 8 great grandchildren. and a sister Georgann Hagerty.
Funeral services will be held on Friday Oct.4, 2019 at the Joseph J. Pula Funeral Home Inc. 23 N. 9th.St.Stroudsburg with Pastor Margie Good officiating. Burial will follow in the Stroudsburg Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:00noon until the time of the services at the funeral home.
Memorial donations can be made to the Westminster Village Auxiliary 803 North Wahneta St. Allentown, Pa.10109.