HEGINS • Lorraine Shadle, 87, of Hegins, passed away peacefully March 16. Lorraine was born in Valley View Sept. 3, 1932, to the late Mark and Margaret (Scheib) Deiter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. James Shadle; daughter, Dianne Wagner; son, Daniel Shadle; and sister, Nancy Otto. Lorraine is survived by her son, James and daughter-in-law Cindy, of New Cumberland, Pa. Also surviving are eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many devoted friends. Lorraine lived a long, full life. After graduating from the former Hegins Twp. High School, Lorraine attended Harrisburg Secretary and Business School. Upon graduation, she was employed by George R. Lynn Construction Co., and then several companies in the Pottsville area. After her marriage to Jim in 1952, she raised their three children, and helped with the family farm, along with several businesses that they operated. She later began working outside the home again for some local companies, retiring from Benner Accounting in 1987. Lorraine and Jim enjoyed retirement and literally traveled the world, enjoying every destination immensely. They enjoyed family get- togethers, holidays, and the ever-present card games. She was an active member of the Hegins Rotary Club, as well as the Hegins EMT and Ambulance Association. She was a faithful member of the United Church of Christ, Fountain, Pa. On behalf of Lorraine’s wishes, the funeral will be private and at the family’s discretion. Memorial contributions can be made to her church, 1393 E. Main St., Hegins, PA 17938. To leave online condolences, visit buffingtonreed.com Buffington-Reed Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
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