Shelby J. Stimely, 76, formerly of Reedsville, passed away Friday afternoon, Feb. 26, 2021, at William Penn Healthcare, Lewistown. Born May 13, 1944 in Reedsville, she was a daughter of the late Frank Rheam, Sr. and Frances A. (Narehood) Rheam. Her husband, Richard Park Stimely, preceded her in death on Nov. 1, 1990. Surviving are: two sons, Brian R. Stimely and wife Mary of Burnham, Bradley A. Stimely and wife Leslie of McVeytown; two sisters, Frances T. Rheam of Lewistown, Joann Russell and husband William of Reedsville; grandchildren, Brian Stimely and wife Andi, Alli Stimely and companion Dane Stroup; great grandson, Dawson Stimely. She was preceded in death by siblings: Frank Rheam, Jr., Clifford R. Rheam, Anna L. Farrell, Shirley M. Farleman, Margaret Swanger, Dorothy Phillips.
She had worked at Hartman Center and Mifflin County School District cafeteria. She was a 1962 graduate of Kish High School and a member of the Reedsville Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Our family is very grateful to the staff at William Penn Healthcare and Hospice 365 for their exceptional care of Shelby. Donations can be made to Hospice 365, 119 S. Main St., Carrolltown, Pa. 15722.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, Mar. 3, 2021 at the Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, with Pastor Stephen Durr officiating. There will be a viewing Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville.
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