Marjorie JoAnne “JoAnne” <I>Mottern</I> Shively


Marjorie JoAnne “JoAnne” Mottern Shively

Punxsutawney, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 2 Feb 2017 (aged 70)
Punxsutawney, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Frostburg, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 176001646 View Source
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The following obituary appeared in "The Punxsutawney Spirit" (Punxsutawney, PA) on Saturday, February 4, 2017:

M. JoAnne Shively, 70, of Punxsutawney, died on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at Mulberry Square.

She was born July 5, 1946, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Marjorie F. (Mitchell) and Paul E. Mottern.

On June 14, 1969, she married Thomas P. Shively, who survives.

She was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church of Punxsutawney.

JoAnne was a graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School and received her bachelor's degree from Grove City College.

She enjoyed gardening, playing piano and keyboard, genealogy, cooking and baking.

She was a charter member of the Punxsutawney Area Historical & Genealogical Society.

JoAnne taught lessons on the piano and keyboard for more than 40 years.

In addition to her husband, surviving relatives include two children, son Daniel W. Shively and wife Denise of Bishop, California, and daughter Sharon R. LaBorde and husband Paul of Sykesville; two grandchildren, Shawn and Samantha LaBorde; a brother, Larry Mottern of New Jersey; and two nieces, Pam and Denise.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Daniel J. Shively.

Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at the Deeley Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.

Interment will be in Hopewell Cemetery, Punxsutawney.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Shively to the Punxsutawney Area Historical & Genealogical Society, 401 W. Mahoning St., Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

Online condolences may be made at


Note: JoAnne was a contributor on Find A Grave for many years. Her bio page can be found here: Joanealogy

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  • Created by: Don Ludwig
  • Added: 4 Feb 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 176001646
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marjorie JoAnne “JoAnne” Mottern Shively (5 Jul 1946–2 Feb 2017), Find a Grave Memorial ID 176001646, citing Hopewell United Methodist Church Cemetery, Frostburg, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Don Ludwig (contributor 48084204) .