Mary C. Shedlock
Born on September 8, 1926, she was a daughter of the late John and Pauline (Lucas) Belko.
She was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Philipsburg and was a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court St. Louis #723, Philipsburg.
Mrs. Shedlock had been the director of the Community Action Center of Philipsburg for many years, until her retirement.
On April 14, 1951, she wed George W. Shedlock who preceded her in death on October 27, 1963. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, John, George, and Edward Belko and an infant brother; and two sisters, Verna E. Walker and Pauline Belko.
She is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Copenhaver and her husband, John of Tampa, Florida and Susan Kolbe and her husband, Ted of Philipsburg; two sisters, Betty Sicks and her husband, William of Philipsburg and Marge Lewis and her husband, Ken of Maryville, Tennessee; and four brothers, Andrew Belko and his wife, Lois of Philipsburg; Robert Belko and his wife, Barb of Philipsburg; William Belko and his wife, Melissa of Philipsburg; and David Belko and his wife, Stephanie of Wexford.
Also surviving are four grandchildren, Jackie Bowers and her husband, Todd of San Antonio, Texas; Christa Cooper and her husband, Billy of Universal City, Texas; Katie Kolbe-Holden and her husband, Ryan of Bartlett, New Hampshire; Daniel Kolbe of Philadelphia; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Philipsburg with Rev. John Gibbons as celebrant. Interment will follow at Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Philipsburg.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, Philipsburg. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. followed by the rosary service at 7:30 p.m., both on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Action of Philipsburg, 14 S. Front St., Philipsburg, PA 16866 or to Happy Valley Animals In Need, 146 October Drive, State College, PA 16801.
Family and friends may sign the guestbook and share memories at www.beezerheathfh.com