February 7 1940 January 20 2020
Shirley M. Slocum, 79, of 35 Grouse Lane, Ulster, PA passed away Monday evening, January 20, 2020 at Guthrie Memorial Hospital, Towanda, PA. Shirley was born in Sayre, PA on February 7, 1940, the daughter of Harold and Luella Rought Devine. On March 30, 1957, Shirley married Elmer Norman Slocum in East Towanda, PA. In early years, Shirley was employed by the W.T. Grant Store in Towanda and was later employed by Rockwell’s Greenhouse in Ulster, PA. Shirley and Elmer raised their family and Shirley also cared for area children in the home which they built on their property in Ulster Township. A favorite pastime of Shirley’s was going for rides on Barclay Mountain with her husband Elmer, spending time with her family, gardening and playing cards. Surviving are her children, Debra Allen and husband Emory of Ulster, Sandra Austin and husband Bill of Ulster, Robert Slocum and wife Dawn of LaPorte, IN, Joy Myers and husband Brad of Towanda, Pamela Tuttle and husband Randy of Ulster, 20 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, brothers, Andy Devine and wife Pat of Arizona, John Devine and wife Linda of Ulster, brothers-in-law, Evert Slocum of Burlington, John Slocum and wife Sharon of Wysox, sisters-in-law, Joanne Goodstall and husband Gary of Socrates, NY, Annabelle Lamb of Ulster, Doris Elliott of Florida as well as numerous nieces, nephews cousins, her canine companions, Blondie and Sindy and her chickens. Shirley was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Elmer Norman Slocum on March 6, 2018, sons, Daniel Slocum in 1960, Guy Slocum in 2017, her sister, 2 brothers, and several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. The family will receive friends Friday, January 24, 2020 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home 217 York Ave. Towanda, PA. Memories and condolences may be expressed by visiting www.bowenfuneralhomes.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Shirley M. Slocum please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Shirley Slocum February 7 1940 January 20 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Sayre, state: Pennsylvania