Barbara Dolores Shemory, 92, of Jersey Shore, died surrounded by her family on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at home.
Born September 4, 1929 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late William and Beulah (Shank) Clark.
Dolores graduated from Williamsport High School and married Orvis C. Shemory, who predeceased her.
Her biggest role in life was to be a wife and mother, to take care of her home and her family. She was a member of the Jersey Shore Presbyterian Church.
Dolores found pleasure in tending to her yard and gardening and was never afraid to get her hands dirty.
She was a talented artist with the creative ability to turn blank slates into masterpieces. His artistic gifts were also used to paint canvases, wood, benches and chairs.
Surviving are five children, Rodney Shemory (Lorraine), of McElhattan, Diane Cox (Robert), of Jersey Shore, Randy Shemory (Kim) and Gary Shemory, all of Antes Fort, and Lisa Bennett (Todd), of Mill Hall; six grandchildren, Rodney, Jr., Russel, Andrew, Heather, Miranda and Bobby; 10 great-grandchildren, Madison, Ryder, Emily, Autumn, Keira, Brysi, Shaylee, Gunner, Collins and Cael; one sister, Beverly Hinkelman, of Williamsport; several nieces, nephews and extended family.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Dolores was predeceased by a brother, Wendell Clark.
A funeral service to honor the life of Dolores will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 16 at Jersey Shore Presbyterian Church, 235 S. Main St., Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania. Interment will follow at Jersey Shore Cemetery.
A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Monday at the church.
Memorial contributions in Dolores’ name may be made to the Jersey Shore Presbyterian Church at 235 S. Main St., Jersey Shore, PA 17740.
Online condolences can be offered on Dolores’ memorial page at www.SandersMortuary.com