Cecelia M. Sheasley, 94, of 983 W. Fourth St., Lock Haven, and a former resident of the Eagle Ridge Personal Care Home, passed away March 8, 2021 at Susque View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where she resided a short time. She was born in Yarnell, PA. June 4, 1926 to the late Clair and Hazel Chapman Richner.
Cecelia was united in marriage to Clair D. Sheasley on Oct. 3, 1947. He preceded her in death Jan. 22, 2001. She was a graduate of the Howard High School and had been very active with St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, where she was involved with preparing meals, singing in the choir and the general activities of the church. She had worked at the former Sylvania plant in Mill Hall, had done private housekeeping in the area and had retired from Woolrich Woolen Mills as a seamstress. In their retirement, both Cecelia and Clair had been active with making and selling woodcrafts in the area, and were involved for several years with the local More Than Bread program.
Survivors include two sons; James W. (Sharon) Sheasley of Howard and Randy D. (Lee Ellen) Sheasley of Williamsport, also two grandchildren; Dr. Jessica Sheasley and Michael (Tina) Sheasley, three great grandchildren; Bently, Asher & Anna Marie. Also surviving are siblings, Doyle and "Toots" Richner, Dora Lucas, Herb and Nancy Richner, Sarah and Paul Neff, Donald Richner, Neil and Betty Richner, Ben and Pat Richner. Sharon and David Dreese, brother in-law Grant Boone, and sister in-law Shirley Richner. She was preceded in death by brothers Ralph, Harold, Norman and Walt, and sisters Beryl Lyons, Marilyn Boone and Cora Fryer.
Private Funeral Service will be at the convenience of the family, a celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions in Cecelia’s name can be made to St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 1175 W. Fourth Street, Lock Haven, PA. 17745. The family would like to thank everyone who assisted in her care at the Eagle Ridge Personal Care Home.
A graveside service for Cecelia M. Sheasley will be held Friday, April 23, 2021 at 11:00 am in the Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lock Haven., PA.
Arrangements are under the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC., 121 W. Main St. Lock Haven, PA. Online thoughts and memories can be made at www.yost-gedonfuneralhome.con or our face book page Yost-Gedon Funeral Home.
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