September 14, 1934 - May 11, 2018
Shirley R. Temple, 83, of Muncy, died Friday, May 11, 2018 at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport. Born September 14, 1934 in Muncy Valley, she was a daughter of the late Foster C. "Pete" and Ruth G. (Montague) Robbins. Her husband of 44 years, Floyd L. Temple, preceded her in death on January 17, 2000. Shirley was a graduate of the former Sullivan Highland School, Sonestown, Class of 1952. She attended Robert Packer Hospital School of nursing from 1954 to 1955, and graduated from Easton Hospital School of Nursing in June of 1956. Shirley began her nursing career at the Muncy Valley Hospital in 1962, and served as a staff nurse and nursing supervisor before retiring on June 28, 2002. Shirley was also employed as a CPR Instructor at White Deer Run and as an IV nurse for Dr. Powers. In addition to her nursing career, Shirley and her husband Floyd owned and operated Frenchtown Farm. Shirley’s faith was very important to her. She was a former member of the Kedron United Methodist Church, and attended the Moreland Community Church before joining the St. Mark’s Church of Lairdsville, where she taught Sunday school, was active in the Ladies Aid, sang in the choir, and served on church council. She was also a member of the Muncy Valley Hospital Auxiliary, Canusarago Grange, the Strawbridge Fishing Club, Little Muncy Creek Hunting Club, PA Ridge Runners Travel Club, and the American Legion Post 35 Ladies Auxiliary, currently serving as vice president. Shirley was also a former member of the RN Association at Muncy Valley Hospital, and volunteered for the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association. Shirley was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed cooking, canning, reading, crocheting, knitting, sewing, camping, bowling and traveling. One of her greatest accomplishments was traveling to all 50 states. Surviving are two daughters, Karla M. (David) Figlo of Hughesville, and Sheila R. Temple of Muncy; three sons, Gary L. (Trudy) Temple, Larry E. (Nancy) Temple, and Michael W. (Denise) Temple, all of Muncy; a sister, Sandra Jane (Russell) Arnold-Norris of Douglasville; a brother, Carl K. (Donna) Robbins of Muncy Valley; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, Shirley was preceded in death by her grandson, Jason L. Temple; and her traveling companion, Robert VanHorn. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, May 17, at St. Mark's Church Of Lairdsville, 6456 Route 118 Hwy., Lairdsville, with Pastor Paul Shaner and Rev. Max L. Walters Jr. co-officiating. Burial will follow in Lairdsville Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.
Shirley R. Temple, 83, of Muncy, died Friday, May 11, 2018 at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport. Born September 14, 1934 in Muncy Valley, she was a daughter of the late Foster C. "Pete" and Ruth G. (Montague) Robbins. Her husband of 44 years,... View Obituary & Service Information
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