The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

March 29, 2013

Shirley A. Magner

St. Michael’s member was animal advocate, gardener

The Herald

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Shirley A. Magner, St. Paul’s, West Salem Township, formerly of Hempfield Township, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Friday (3-29-13) at UPMC Horizon Greenville. She was 82.

Mrs. Magner was born April 30, 1930 in Mingo Junction, Ohio, a daughter to Earl and Vivian Stead.

She was a graduate of Baldwin High School and a homemaker. She was a member of St. Michael’s Church, Greenville.

Mrs. Magner was a volunteer at the former Greenville Regional Hospital. She enjoyed gardening and she was very much a strong animal rights activist.

She married John H. Magner Jr. June 21, 1949, who preceded her in death May 14, 2002.

She is survived by a daughter, Terry Beutler and her husband Randy, Houston, Texas; a son, Richard E. and his wife Amy of Atlanta, Ga.; and a grandchild, Sarah Beutler.

Mrs. Magner was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two sisters: Marjorie Conley and Carol Bouson.

Donations can be made to Greenville Railroad Park #604, 314 Main St., Greenville, Pa. 16125; or The American Society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, 424 E. 92nd, New York, NY, 10128.


Shirley A., 82, St. Paul’s, West Salem Township, formerly of Hempfield Township.

Calling hours: 9-10 a.m. Monday (4-1-13), LOUTZENHISER-JORDAN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES Inc. 366-368 South Main St., Greenville, Pa, 16125. Visitors may sign the online guest book at

Service: 10:30 a.m. Monday (4-1-13) at St. Michael’s Church, 85 N. High St., Greenville, Pa., 16125. Reverend Christopher Barnes, parochial vicar of the church as celebrant.

Burial: Committal in Jefferson Memorial Cemetery & Funeral Home, 401 Curry Hollow Road, Pittsburgh, Pa., 15236.