Shirley A. Hess, 80, Stevens, supervisor at Hopeland Manufacturing, enjoyed reading

By on May 6, 2015

Shirley A. Hess, 80, Stevens, died May 1, 2015, at Mt. Joy Hospice Center.

Born in Stevens, she was a daughter of Harvey W. and Catherine A. (Adams) Steely. Her husband, John H. Hess, died Jan. 8, 1991.

A member of First United Methodist Church, Ephrata, she was a 1953 East Cocalico High School graduate. Shirley was a supervisor for Hopeland Manufacturing, enjoyed bowling, sewing, reading, and cherished her family and friends.

Surviving are her sons: Richard J. (Rhonda Nuckols) Bingeman, Virginia Beach, Va.; and Randal J. Bingeman, companion of Pam Nussbaum, Denver; grandchildren: Tabitha A. West and Thomas R. Bingeman; great-grandchildren: Blaze, Isabelle, Lori, and Jaden; and a sister: Pauline Hainly, Ephrata.

A brother, Richard Steely, predeceased her.

Private graveside service in Fairview Cemetery Annex, Denver.

Rather than flowers, consider contributions to Bethany Childrens Home, 1863 Bethany Road, Womelsdorf, PA, 19567.

Details preplanned through Good Funeral Home, Reamstown. Online condolences may be offered at

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