Shirley A. Bergen

Shirley A. Bergen, 86, formerly of Lewisburg, passed away on Dec. 25, 2017, at The Williamsport Home. Born in Mountaintop on Sept. 14, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Lyman D. and Crystal (Kirkhuff) Milroy. She was married on Jan. 21, 1951, to James W. Bergen who preceded her in death on Feb. 2, 2016.

Shirley graduated from Milton High School in 1949. She was a member of United in Christ Lutheran Church in West Milton. Shirley worked at her father’s store, Milroy’s Food Market, Dial Loan, Beyer and Fortner and Bucknell University all in Lewisburg. She enjoyed bowling, snowmobiling, hunting, and knitting. She liked traveling, going on cruises, camping and traveling in their R.V., and spending time at their river lot and at their cabin in Weikert all with her husband. Shirley also enjoyed going to Montoursville football games.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, James L. and Nancy B. Bergen, of Montoursville; a brother, Lyman “Bub” Milroy, of South Williamsport; three grandchildren and their spouses, Jeffrey S. and Elizabeth Bergen, of New Oxford, Pa., Kevin J. and Sabrina Bergen, of Falls Church, Va., and Katherine A. (Bergen) and William Weber, of Danielsville, Pa.; and three great-grandchildren, Meredith B. and James B. Bergen and Liam J. Weber.

Shirley was preceded in death by a brother, Veryl Milroy; and a sister, Jean Aimetti.

Friends and relatives will be received on Tuesday, January 2 from 10-11 a.m. at the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton, where a memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. Officiating will be the Rev. David Smith, pastor of Montoursville Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Church Hill Cemetery in West Milton.

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