Mary Lucille Reese Shriner, 79, of Carlisle, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2020, in her home.
She was born Feb. 11, 1941, in Shippensburg, the daughter of Paul and Edna Mae Swanger Reese.
She is survived by her husband, Frederick Lee Shriner, whom she married Aug. 26, 1960, and would have celebrated 60 years together this summer.
She was a graduate of Chambersburg High School and Shippensburg State Teachers College.
She taught in the Big Spring School District for 30 years at Frankford Elementary School. Her passions in teaching were Native Americans and Pennsylvania history and geography.
She was an amazing potter and gardener.
She was the strongest woman her children ever knew, and the greatest wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by four children, Gretchen Morrison and her husband, Steven, of Carlisle, Karen Shriner of Reading, Eric Shriner and his wife, Carol, of Newville, and Nicholas Shriner and his wife, Suzanne, of Mount Holly Springs; seven grandchildren, Grant Dominic Morrison and his wife, Katherine, Meredith Shriner, Andrew Shriner, William Shriner, Hans Shriner, Mary Shriner and Sophia Shriner; and two great-grandchildren, Wesley and Reese.
She is preceded in death by one grandson, Derek Alexander Morrison.
All services will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Rocky Spring Presbyterian Church, Rocky Spring Road, Chambersburg, Pa. 17202.
Services are under the direction of the Egger Funeral Home Inc.