The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


August 21, 2013

Mary P. Shoemaker

SHEFFIELD, OHIO — SHOEMAKER – Mary P., 86, Sheffield Lake, Ohio, formerly of Mineral Point, died Aug. 19, 2013, at Avon Oaks Nursing Facility, Avon, Ohio. Born Nov. 19. 1926, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Nicholas and Millie (Dicindio) Dantrilli. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Paul “Pete” Shoemaker Sr., and sister, Geraldine Zucco. She is survived by her son, Paul (Tina) Shoemaker Jr., Pennsylvania; daughter, Mary Ann (Charles) Boozer, Ohio; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Viola Taormina and Rose Caeti; sister-in-law, Betts Shoemaker; and several nieces and nephews. Mary was a member of Church of the Transfiguration. She loved her family dearly and will be missed by all that knew her. Committal service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Chapel, Father Robert C. Hall. The family is being served by Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh. Online condolences may be posted to

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