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Obituary of Shirley Alice Chubb, 93


Shirley Alice Chubb, 93, of Bellefonte, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Centre Crest Nursing Home in Bellefonte. Born on April 18, 1925, in Greensboro, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Charles A. and Virginia (Tinsbloom) Farrington. On July 3, 1941, she married Robert E. Chubb, who preceded her in death on October 9, 1996.

In her earlier years, she worked at Metzgers Book Store in State College; Claster’s office in Bellefonte; and as a teller at Central County Bank in the Nittany mall.

She was a member of the Pleasant Gap Methodist Church and enjoyed attending church and assisting her Sunday School group with banquets. After her retirement, she enjoyed her grandchildren, crossword puzzles, word jumbles and sudoku puzzles.

Shirley is survived by her son, Ron Chubb, of Bellefonte, son-in-law, Dave DeVilbiss, of Pleasant Gap, and three grandchildren, Bryon (Ruth) Sampsel, of Bellefonte, Rennae (Matt) Rodgers, of Asburn, VA, and Marissa Brotherton, of Clarksburg, MD. Also surviving are seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandi DeVilbiss, three brothers, and three sisters.

There will be a public viewing held on Monday, January 28, 2019 from 10am-11am at Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. at 206 N. Spring Street, Bellefonte. Funeral services will immediately follow at 11am at the funeral home with Pastor Crystal Baumgardner officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Gap Lutheran Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Shirley’s memory to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Name of Deceased

Shirley Alice Chubb



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Funeral Home

Wetzler Funeral Home

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