Shirley A. Berns, 78, of Danville, PA passed
away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at her residence. She was born
May 27, 1940 in Danville PA the daughter of the late Thomas E. and Edith P.
She graduated from Danville High School in
She was preceded in death by her husband of 31
years, Leo James Berns who passed away on March 11, 1992.
Shirley was employed for 40 years as a Dietary
Aide at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville PA from where she retired.
One of Shirley’s greatest enjoyments in life
was traveling to the Casinos with her sister. She enjoyed staying at home,
but after some prompting, she did travel at times under great duress. Her
greatest enjoyment in life was raising her two sons. She also enjoyed
following them and her grandchildren in their numerous sporting events over
She is survived by her sister, Kathy Baylor of
Danville PA and her two sons; Thomas Berns and his wife Pam of Elysburg PA
and Timothy Berns and his wife Robin of Schuylkill Haven PA. Also surviving
are her four grandchildren; Bryan Berns and his wife Kelly of Altamonte
Springs FL, Brandon Berns of Verona PA; Brittany Berns of Schuylkill Haven
PA and Khyle Berns and his wife Amber of Selinsgrove PA as well as four
great-grandchildren; Cassidy Berns, Gage Neifert, Kaitlyn Korzenaski, and
Carter James Loreman.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a
Celebration of Shirley’s Life to be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM
at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West Mahoning Street Danville PA. Friends
will be received from 9:30 AM until the time of service. Burial will follow
in Odd Fellows Cemetery Danville PA.
The family will provide flowers. Memorial
Contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society PO Box 22478
Oklahoma City OK 73123 or online at www.cancer.org.
Arrangements are under the direction of the
Visneski Funeral Home 42 W Mahoning Street Danville PA 17821.