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Shirley Mae Spangler

Shirley Mae Spangler

Feb 6th, 1929 - Jun 28th, 2019
  • Birth Date: Feb 6th, 1929
  • Death Date: Jun 28th, 2019
  • Funeral Date: Jul 5th, 2019
  • Location: Mount Carmel Cemetery, Littlestown
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Biography:

Shirley Mae Spangler, of Richmond, KY, passed away on June 28, 2019. Shirley was born in Hanover
on February 6, 1929. Shirley spent her youth in Littlestown where she married Robert Scholl, after
attending Cedar Crest College. They were married for twenty-five years, and had three children. She
earned multiple degrees, including a PhD in Education. She was an educator in Oxford, OH, an Associate
Superintendent and later taught at Otterbein College, both in Columbus, OH. Shirley traveled the world
visiting all seven continents. She lived in many places, including Ohio, Alaska, Colorado and Kentucky,
making a positive impact on all she met. She loved and was loved by many. Throughout her life, Shirley
believed in service to others. Her contributions included coordinating both the food bank and the
Salvation Army in Fairplay, CO, and volunteering in shelters. Shirley’s faith was strong, serving as both a
Deacon and an Elder for the South Park Community Church. Other hobbies included painting, hiking,
skiing, gardening, embroidery, and playing bridge.
Shirley is survived by her sister, Marilyn Zanger (Scott), children Melinda Wilder (Graham), and Todd
Scholl (Carla), daughter-in-law Chris Scholl, grandchildren Amanda Vinopal, April Scholl, Galen Wilder,
Maggie Wilder, Alden Scholl, and Jenna Scholl. Nieces include Pam Snyder, Jan Zanger, and Amy Bahel.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Theron and Evelyn Spangler, former spouse, Robert
Scholl, and son, Gary Scholl.
Graveside Memorial service will be held 10:00 AM on Friday, July 5, 2019 at Mount Carmel Cemetery,
Littlestown, with The Rev. Sterling Fritz of Redeemer’s UCC, Littlestown, officiating. In lieu of flowers, tribute
contributions may be made in Shirley’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association- 2595 Interstate Dr., Ste 100, Harrisburg, PA  17110-9378.  Online condolences may be shared on  www.littlesfh.com

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Sally and Warren Rybak
#1
Jul 6th, 2019 5:04 pm
We are so sad to hear that our dear friend Marilyn Zanger's sister, Shirley passed away. Having just lost our daughter, we know how devastating it is to lose someone so close. May loving memories bring you and Scott comfort and peace.
You and your family continue to be in our thoughts and prayers,
Sally and Warren

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