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Obituary for Shirley Leathers (Peters)

Shirley  Leathers (Peters)
Shirley L. Leathers, 74, of Pleasant Gap, passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018, at Hershey Medical Center. Shirley was born in Bellefonte, on January 9, 1944, a daughter of the late Joseph W. and Sarah E. Justice Peters. She is survived by her children, Charles W. (Lisa) Guthrie, of Seffner, Fla., Elizabeth (Douglas) Packer, of Spring Mills, Jonathan E. Leathers, of Pleasant Gap, and Susan F. (John) Perryman, of Bellefonte. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Constance (William) Cowher, of Loganton and Helen Chicko, of Snow Shoe. Shirley was a nurse in the operating room. She is of the protestant faith. Shirley enjoyed reading, going to the beach, flowers, and doing lunch with friends and co-workers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Jill Solt; her granddaughter, Racheal Perryman; her brother, Donald Peters; and her sister, Beverly Peters. Family and friends will be received at the Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, 201 Spring St., Milesburg, Thursday, October 11, 2018, from 6-7:30 p.m., with a memorial service starting at 7:30 p.m. with Pastor Douglas W. Mellott, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105-3638. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be made at www.deankwetzlerfuneralhome. com
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