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Shirley L. Applegate

Mar 6, 2012

Shirley L. Applegate, 70, of Hughesville, died Thursday, March 1, 2012, at her home.

Born Nov. 10, 1941, in Muncy, she was a daughter of the late Scott J. and Edna G. Miller Umstead. She and her husband, James R. Applegate, would have celebrated 53 years of marriage on June 23, 2012.

Shirley was a member of the Muncy Valley Moose and the Bethany United Methodist Church. She enjoyed photography, flower gardening, decorating her home for the various holidays and seasons and spending time with her family and friends.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a son, Thomas J. (Tina) Applegate of Turbotville; Cathy A. Deparasis of Muncy; two brothers, Robert (Claudia) Umstead of Texas and Carl Eugene Umstead of Montgomery; a sister, Elanore Bartlow of Montgomery and four grandchildren, Jason Applegate, Derek Applegate, Stephen Malizia and Alec Malizia.

Funeral services were held 10 a.m. Tuesday, at the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with Rev. Bethany P. Wood officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville. Friends called from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.