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Delbert "Boots" E. Shenkle Jr.

March 15, 1932 April 29, 2019
Delbert "Boots" E. Shenkle Jr.
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Delbert “Boots” E. Shenkle Jr., 87, DuBois, passed away Monday, April 29, 2019 at the DuBois Nursing Home.
Born March 15, 1932, in DuBois, he was the son of the late Delbert E. Shenkle Sr. and Dorothy (Thomas) Shenkle.
On October 30, 1955, he married Lois I. (Trude) Shenkle in DuBois. She survives.
After graduating from DuBois Area High School, Boots was employed by Bethlehem Steel in Buffalo. He would go on to work for Penn Traffic/Riverside for 46 years until his retirement in 1997. Boots attended Lakeside Methodist Church and participated in the United Methodist Men. He enjoyed hunting and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by two children, Robert “Bob” Shenkle and Lisa (Tim) McCarthy, DuBois; five grandchildren, Andy Daugherty, Amy Diaz, Georgeanne Shenkle, T.J. McCarthy, and Kelsey McCarthy; four great-grandchildren, Madison Henry, and Caleb, Ava, and Jacob Daugherty; seven siblings, Fred Shenkle, DuBois, Bill (Niece) Shenkle, DuBois, Pete (Jan) Shenkle, DuBois, Richard (Nancy) Shenkle, North Carolina, Nancy Lucas, Vermont, Betty (Bob) Curry, DuBois, and Laura Maczaczyj, DuBois, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra L. (Shenkle) Daugherty, a great-granddaughter, Bella Rose Diaz, a brother, John T. Shenkle, a sister, Bonnie D'Antonio, and twin infant siblings.
Friends and family will be received Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 2:00-4:30 and 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc. A funeral service will be held between visitations on May 1st at 4:30 p.m. with Pastor David Nagele officiating. Interment will be in Rockton Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Relay for Life, secure.acsevents.org.


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Visitation

Wednesday

1

May

2:00 PM 5/1/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:30 PM 5/1/2019 4:30:00 PM
Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.

1312 Chestnut Ave.
DuBois, PA 15801

Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.
1312 Chestnut Ave. DuBois 15801 PA
United States

Service

Wednesday

1

May

4:30 PM 5/1/2019 4:30:00 PM
Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.

1312 Chestnut Ave.
DuBois, PA 15801

Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.
1312 Chestnut Ave. DuBois 15801 PA
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

1

May

5:30 PM 5/1/2019 5:30:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/1/2019 7:00:00 PM
Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.

1312 Chestnut Ave.
DuBois, PA 15801

Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.
1312 Chestnut Ave. DuBois 15801 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rockton Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rockton, PA 15856

Rockton 15856 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Relay for Life

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