Penny K. Shirk, 55, of Ellwood City passed away Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the Ellwood City Hospital following a lingering illness.
Born July 21, 1960 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Robert L. Epling and Sandy Wachtel. She was married to Tom Shirk who passed away in 1997.
Penny graduated from Lincoln High School. She worked as a ground support supervisor in the Aviation Department of Hall Industries. She loved to read. She was a very domesticated woman, enjoying gardening, baking, cooking, and canning.
Survivors include a sister, Glenys (Tom) Fogelsonger of Big Beaver; two brothers, Jeffrey (Billie Jo) Epling of Spencer, West Virginia, Robert W. Epling of New Castle; very special friend, Jimmy Wallace of Ellwood City; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Joe Aegan in 2010.
Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday November 17 from 5 pm until the time of the funeral service at 7 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Rev. Corben Russell will officiate the services.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Vitas Hospice, 2009 Mackenzie Way, Suite 110 Cranberry Township, PA 16066.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.