Shirley A. Carstetter, 72, of 2665 S. Route 44 Highway, Jersey Shore, died Saturday, April 7, 2012, at her home.
Born July 6, 1939, in Jersey Shore, she was the daughter of Jasper H. Bower and the former Hazel L. Kennedy. Shirley is survived by her husband, Harry L. Carstetter Sr.; they were united in marriage June 15, 1957, in Jersey Shore.
She was retired from the Jersey Shore Hospital after many years as a nursing assistant. Shirley enjoyed bowling, crafts, tending to her flowers and worked as a volunteer for the American Rescue Workers.
Also surviving is her mother of Antes Fort; two sons, Harry L. Carstetter Jr. of Avis and James A. (Karen) Carstetter of Rauchtown; one daughter, Cynthia L. (Barry) Krape of Bastress; nine grandchildren, Lisa, Chad, Mary, Tommy, Dustin, Ashley, Tyler, Brian and Nick; also seven great-grandchildren; and one brother, John A. (Donna) Bower of Antes Fort. Shirley was preceded in death by a brother, David L. Bower.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, April 10, in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Jersey Shore Cemetery. Rev. Richard Jones will officiate.