Mrs. Jenora B. (Brown) Shatinsky, 83, of 4852 SR367, Laceyville, PA, went home to be with the Lord on Friday morning, June 7, 2013 at the Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock after an illness.
Born in Sayre on Dec. 15, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Floyd, Sr. and Laura Benninger Brown.
Jenora was a graduate of Laceyville High School, Class of 1947. She worked at the Grange National Bank in Laceyville in her younger years. She then became a homemaker for her son, Bradley, and her late husband of 58 years, Albert V. Shatinsky, whom she married on Sept. 5, 1953.
She was a former member, Sunday school teacher and Release Time teacher of local churches. She enjoyed Bible study as well as gardening. She took great pleasure in visiting with her neighbors and conversing with friends on the telephone. Most of all she loved to spend time with her family and friends.
Surviving are her son, Bradley A. Shatinsky of Laceyville; a sister-in-law and her husband, Theresa and Tom Ross of Dimock; a special niece, Gretta Fassett-Robins of Laceyville; a special nephew, Charles Benninger of Towanda; special cousins, David and Margaret Fassett of Laceyville, as well as many other nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister and her husband, Gretta and David Holland and her brother and his wife, Floyd, Jr. and Doris Brown.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday morning, June 11, at 10 a.m. from the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Laceyville, with Pastor Joel Byers of the Pilgrim Holiness Church in Tunkhannock and her long-time friend, Pastor James Wentz, officiating. Interment was in the Lacey Street Cemetery in Laceyville. Family and friends called at the funeral home on Monday evening, June 10 from 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Laceyville Ambulance Association, PO Box 274, Laceyville, PA 18623 or the Laceyville Library, PO Box 68, Laceyville, PA 18623.