Sylvia K. (Gruver) Shay

April 28, 1932 ~ July 4, 2018 (age 86)

Sylvia Kathryn Shay, 86, of Orwigsburg, passed away Wednesday, July 4th, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

Sylvia was born in Orwigsburg, on April 28, 1932, a daughter of the late Kathryn (Brocius) and Marlin W. Gruver.

She was the wife of Jesse T. Shay.

Sylvia was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church Orwigsburg, and an Orwigsburg High School Graduate, Class of 1950

She worked as a Sewing Machine Operator in the Orwigsburg area.

In addition to her Husband Jesse, of 62 years, Sylvia is also survived by

Two sisters, Janet Bensinger & Jean Wessner. Her brother, Barry Gruver

Grandsons Shad & Joshua Gruver and Great Grandson Jonathan Gruver

Sylvia was predeceased by her son Thomas (Pete) Gruver and her sister Shirley Hoy.

A Religious Service will be held at 11:30 AM on Monday, July 9th at Hamilton - Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Orwigsburg, with Rev. Kathleen Ash-Flashner officiating.

Friends are invited to call from 9:30 AM until time of service.

Private Interment will be held at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

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