- Local Guide
Lelia May Shugars, 74, formerly of W. Liberty Street, Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center.
She was born March 31, 1933, in Pitcairn, Allegheny County, a daughter of the late Ross and Jane (Bevan) Fike.
Dec. 17, 1955, she married Howard T. Shugars, who preceded her in death March 13, 1989.
Mrs. Shugars was a member of the First Church of God.
She was employed at Rola-Jensen and was a manager of Bradford House at Grants.
Surviving relatives include two sons, Kevin Howard Shugars and wife Cindy of Punxsutawney, and Kirk Richard Shugars and wife Lynn of California; two daughters, Kerin Lee Mesanko and husband Dennis of Stump Creek, and Karlene Jane Shugars and Tim Gallu of Bellefonte; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor John Swanger officiating.