Shirley D. Brosius

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Shirley D. Brosius, age 81, of 2101 E. Main Street, Valley View, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at her residence.

She was born on Saturday, Feb. 14, 1931, in Valley View, a daughter of the late George Kimmel and Ruth Hoover Kimmel.

She was a 1948 graduate of the former Hegins Twp. High School. She was a cook for many years at the Hegins Hubley Elementary School. She was a member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Valley View.

Her husband Bruce B. Brosius died on Oct 3, 2012. She was also preceded in death by a brother Wallace Kimmel, and a sister Marian Kline.

She is survived by two sons David B. Brosius of Joliet and Michael B. Brosius and his wife Michele of Valley View; six grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; a brother Warren "Bob" Kimmel of New York; several nieces and nephews; and her loving dogs Ally and Princess.

Funeral services were held at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, on Monday, Feb. 18, with Rev. Duane Bardo officiating. Burial was in St. Andrew's Cemetery, Valley View. Condolences can be left for the family at

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 221, Valley View, PA 17983.

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