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Shirlene M. Shade

May 16, 1942 — June 27, 2024

Shirlene M. Shade, 82, of Fleetwood, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2024 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, PA.

Born May 16, 1942 in Trexlertown, Shirlene was the daughter of Eleanor (Eisenhard) Shade.

Shirlene worked for 37 years for Highmark Blue Shield in the membership accounting department. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Lyons Fire Company and the Topton Fire Company. She had attended high school in Lemoyne, PA.

Shirlene was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Trexlertown and truly loved visiting and laughing with her family. She enjoyed computer games, especially Pogo, shopping, cooking, gardening, and doing floral arrangements.

Shirlene is survived by her daughter, Tina R. Cekovic, wife of Elias J. Cekovic, Fleetwood, her grandson, Austin T. Cekovic, husband of Julia A. (Rauch) Cekovic, Wake Forest, NC, her great-grandson, Brody A. Cekovic, and one great-grandson on the way. She is also survived by her brothers, Raymond L. Shade, widower of Joyce E. Shade, New Cumberland, PA, and Gary F. Shade, New Smyrna, Florida, her sister-in-law, Linda K. Lebo, New Cumberland, and by many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her mom, Shirlene was preceded in death by her brother, Glenn B. Shade, and his wife, Brenda K. Shade.

Memorial Services for Shirlene will be held on Monday, July 15, 2024 at 11:00 am at Walbert Funeral Home & Crematory, 14390 Kutztown Rd, Fleetwood. A visitation will be held Monday, July 15, 2024 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the funeral home.

Burial will take place privately in St. Paul's UCC Cemetery, Trexlertown.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Shirlene's memory to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692 or to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Ste, 1150, Chicago, IL 60601.

Walbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Fleetwood, is honored to be caring for Shirlene and her family. Online condolences may be offered at www.WalbertFuneralHome.com.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation - Public

Monday, July 15, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Walbert Funeral Home & Crematory

14390 Kutztown Road, Fleetwood, PA 19522

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Memorial Service

Monday, July 15, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Walbert Funeral Home & Crematory

14390 Kutztown Road, Fleetwood, PA 19522

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