Irene's Story

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Irene Gladys Beers, 86, of Lewisburg, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at the Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.

Born in Coal Township on June 3, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Allen and Gladys (Rodarmel) Fisher. She was married to Louis N. Beers, who survives. Her death breaks a marital union of 63 years that began in California.

She was a graduate of Coal Township High School and then moved to California. While there she worked as a telephone operator, a server for Douglas Aircraft (Boeing) in Santa Monica, in Canteen for Litton Inc., and for the West Hills Hospital.

In 1989 she moved back to Lewisburg to care for her parents. She then worked for Wal-Mart as a checker from 1991 to 2006.

She loved her pets and working in the yard. She especially loved traveling throughout the West Coast and Europe. She also went on many cruises.

Following Irene's wishes there will be no funeral services and her ashes will be buried on the family plot in Oak Grove Cemetery, Elysburg.

Memorial contributions in Irene's name may be made to Haven to Home, c/o Laurie 625 Hillside Dr., Berwick, PA 18603.

The family is being assisted by the Shaw Funeral Home,m 400 N. Front St., Milton.

Condolences may be shared at www.shawfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published on March 10, 2017
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