Shirley Ann Battern
Shirley Ann Battern
  • September 3, 1944 - November 30, 2017
  • East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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Shirley Ann (Cruse) Battern of East Stroudsburg passed away suddenly on Thursday November 30 at the Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. She was born on September 3, 1944 in East Stroudsburg; she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Olive Mae (Custer) Cruse. Shirley was a graduate of the Stroudsburg High School Class of 1962. She worked for FW Woolworth for 20 years and then moved on to work at Cramer's Cashway as the V.P. of Purchasing for 33 years. She was very active and volunteered her time with the VNA hospice and the American Legion Auxiliary where she was also a member. Shirley enjoyed ceramics and travel but most of all her family and friends. She will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends.
She is survived by her nieces and nephews; Sherri Clayton, Alan Longenecker, Christine Cruse Reed, Deneane Cruse, Pam Latham, Raymond Brown, Stillman Brown and William Cruse: cousins; John Richard Vogt , John Robert Vogt and Samantha Vogt- Venedam: also several great nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she had been preceded in death by her brother Edgar H. Cruse Jr and sister Olive L. Longenecker
A celebration of life will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 346, 126 East 5th Street East Stroudsburg 18302 and or the SPCA 1546Frankford Ave Philadelphia, PA 19125.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home Inc. 27 Washington St. East Stroudsburg PA, 18301. Online condolences may be made on