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Shirley M. Whitby

January 6, 1936 January 9, 2013
Shirley M. Whitby
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Obituary for Shirley M. Whitby
Shirley M. Whitby, 77 years, of Orefield died Wednesday January 9th, 2013 at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Duaine Whitby. Born in Hecktown, she was a daughter of the late William and Elsie (Dornblaser) Filchner. Shirley worked for many years as a OB-GYN nurse at the former Allentown General Hospital before retiring. She was a graduate of the Allentown Nursing School. Surviving are her daughter Susan Shumack and husband John; son Duaine Whitby II; sister Nancy Johnson and husband Rich; brother David Filchner and wife Jan; grandchildren Amanda, Jessica, and Tara; and a great grandson Kieran. She was preceded in death by a son James and daughters Genevieve and Catherine. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Monday, January 14th, 2013 at the Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc., 234 Walnut St. Catasauqua, 18032. Her viewing will be from 10:00am until 11:00am Monday at the funeral home.
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