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Shirley M. McGowan 1956-2024

Shirley M. McGowan, 68, of Hustontown, PA passed away Tuesday, May 28th, 2024 at her residence.

Shirley M. McGowan
Shirley M. McGowan

Shirley was born in Huntingdon, PA on February 15, 1956, the daughter of the late Helen B. (Hartman) Reed and William E. Reed, Sr. 

She was the wife of Randy L. McGowan whom she married in January of 1979.

She retired from Paige Electric in McConnellsburg, PA and enjoyed spending time with family and especially her grandchildren.  Shirley also enjoyed camping by the river near Mt. Union, PA.   

In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughters Chasity (wife of Stephen) Waite of McConnellsburg, PA, Randi (wife of Alan) Knepper of Ft. Littleton, PA, Brittany McGowan of Hustontown, PA, sisters Carol Greenland of Cassville, PA, Norma Brown of McConnellsburg, PA, Judy Zeger of Hustontown, PA, Brenda Deshong of Shippensburg, PA, brothers Willis Reed of Orbisonia, PA, William E. Reed, Jr. of Altoona, PA, grandchildren Ainsley Waite and Malachi Knepper. 

Shirley was preceded in death by sisters Anna Reed, Darlene Reed, brothers Clair and Charles Reed.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. 

Interment will be held at Center Cemetery in Waterfall, PA.

Arrangements were made by the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, Inc., McConnellsburg, PA. 

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Shirley M McGowan, please visit the floral store.



Tammy Annette Robinson 1964-2024

For the past years, Tammy helped take care of her mother. She enjoyed watching game shows and listening to contemporary Christian music.

Robert William Gordon 1947-2024

Born August 18, 1947, a son of the late Merrill R. and Goldie E. Kotzmoyer Gordon, Bob liked to hunt and fish, and loved spending time with his family.

Janice Mae Keller 1938-2024

Janice always enjoyed shopping trips with her children and always used that opportunity to stop at her favorite restaurant, Olive Garden.

Ethel R. Smith 1935-2024

Ethel was a very loving and caring woman. She will always be remembered and cherished as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

Sharon M. Matthews 1951-2024

Sharon enjoyed game shows on TV, mostly Wheel of Fortune. She also liked watching the Food Network and talk about what they made.

Ralph V. Foltz 1928-2024

Ralph enjoyed hunting, telling stories, and traveling around the United States on bus trips, alongside his wife Lois.

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