Shirley M. McCracken

Shirley M. McCracken, 84, of Gifford, passed away, Tuesday, July 19, 2016 surrounded by her loving family, at her residence.

Born May 17, 1932  in Franklin, she was a daughter of the late George and Erla (Roche) Butcher.

Mrs McCracken attended schools in Franklin. She loved traveling, watching Western TV Shows and any John Wayne movie.

She worked as a waitress at the Congress Street Diner for several years.

Shirley is survived by three daughters, Bonnie (Terry Carpenter) Arnett, Margie McCammon, and Collette McCracken, all of Bradford, four sons, Leo (Karen) Mott, of Bradford, Henry (Lisa Grimes) McCracken, of DuBois, Kevin (Candy Robinson) McCracken, of Gifford, and Roger McCracken, of Bradford, 13 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, Jacob McCracken, one daughter-in-law Betsy McCracken, one grandson Christopher McCracken, one granddaughter Tracy Mott, one sister, Margaret McCool, and one brother George Butcher.

Family will be receiving friends on Thursday, July 21, 2016, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm in the  Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., 33 South Ave., at which time funeral and committal services will be held 6:00pm on Thursday, July 21, 2016, with Rev. Max Simms, Pastor of the Hilltop Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Windslow Hill Cemetery in Benezette

Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

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