- Happy Anniver5ary, St. Boniface!
- Downtown diversity
- Travelogue will explore Colorado River this Saturday
- Cool lineup!
- Everyone wins at the Souper Bowl
- Grammy-winning Brits to rock The Main in Ephrata
- Taste of the Town: Happy Holidays from Miner’s Club and Iron Valley Tubing
- Sweigart foundation awards $405,000 in grants for 2015
- Not a silent night…East Cocalico supervisors field questions in lively last meeting before holiday
- ‘Star Wars’ fans out in Force for opening night
Allen Shirk, 69, Reinholds, Salvation Army volunteer, enjoyed hunting, fishing
Allen Shirk, 69, Reinholds, died at home July 19, 2014, with assistance of Hospice & Community Care.
Born in Martindale, a son of Roy S. and Ida H. (Burkholder) Shirk, he was the husband of Emma L. (Behney) Shirk for 48 years.
He had worked for Sealcrete, Akron, and last with By The Book Painting and Wallcovering, Denver. Allen volunteered with The Salvation Army, Reading; was a life-member of Cushion Peak Rod and Gun Club; enjoyed hunting and fishing; and cherished family time with his grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Surviving are his daughter: Valerie A. (Dennis) Schmeck, Reinholds; sons: Gregory L. Shirk, Reinholds; and Jeffrey W. (April Ashby) Shirk, Ephrata; grandchildren: Taylor Allen Schmeck and Samantha J. Shirk; sisters: Annie (Harvey) Hoover, Ephrata; SueEtta (Luke) Zimmerman, Barnett, Miss., and Lizzie, widow of Amos Shirk, Denver; and brothers: David (Geraldine) Shirk, Martinsburg, and Joseph (Ellen) Shirk, Newville.
His brother: LeRoy and Noah, predeceased him.
A viewing will be held Wednesday, July 23, 1 to 3 p.m. at Good Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, Reamstown, with services at 3 p.m.
Rather than flowers, consider contributions to Salvation Army, Box 1099, Reading, PA 19603.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at goodfuneral.com. Good Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, Reamstown, was entrusted with the arrangements.
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