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Rosalie F. (Knaus) Shirey

October 4, 1935 ~ February 21, 2020 (age 84)


Rosalie F. Shirey, 84, of Youngstown, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at her home. She was born Oct. 4, 1935, in Marguerite, a daughter of the late Frederick and Anna (Rozinsky) Knaus. Rosalie was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Youngstown, and its Rosary Altar Society. She retired from Mellon Bank in 1995. Rosalie enjoyed doing crafts, crochet, playing cards and being with family and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Duane E. Shirey, and her brother, Edward Knaus. She is survived by her son, Duane Shirey and his wife, Denise, of Bethel Park; her daughter, Barbara A. McCune, of North Braddock; two grandsons, Thomas and his wife, Nikki, of North Versailles, and Andrew, of Delaware; two great-grandsons, Cameron and Hunter, of North Versailles; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors. There will be no public visitation. Family and friends are invited to a memorial Mass to be celebrated at 2 p.m. Monday in Sacred Heart Church, Youngstown, with the Rev. James F. Podlesny, OSB, as celebrant. LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., Pleasant Unity, is assisting with arrangements.

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Memorial Mass
February 24, 2020

2:00 PM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
421 Main Street
Youngstown, PA 15696

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