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Shirley M. (Johnson) Koser

March 24, 1936 ~ August 19, 2019 (age 83)

Shirley M. (Johnson) Koser, age 83, formerly of Bloomsburg, died at 5:45 a. m. Monday, August 19, 2019 at Vintage Knolls Senior Living Center, Danville, where she resided.

Born on March 24, 1936 in Derry Township, Montour County, she was a daughter of the late Harry C. and Helen (Fenstermacher) Johnson. She resided in Bloomsburg from 1980 to  2017 and previously lived on Danville R. R. #3.

Shirley was employed as an aide at the former Bloomsburg Health Care Center for about 25 years, retiring in 2005.

She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Columbia Hill.

Shirley enjoyed blue grass music, reading and walking.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Craig Koser, on November 15, 2015.

Surviving are five children: Roland D. Koser, and his wife Linda, Fallon, Nev.; Jeffrey O. Koser, and his wife Debra, Danville; Clay A. Koser, and his wife Barbara, Danville; Kay M. Rohland, Danville; Thomas R. Koser, and his wife Tila, Danville; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren;  three sisters: Nancy Baylor, Danville, Margaret T. Abate, Clinton, New Jersey and Anna Kressler, Bloomsburg. There also are a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 a. m. in the Roat-Kriner Funeral Home, 1133 Bloom Road, Danville,  with Rev. Trevor J. Hahn officiating. Interment in Columbia Hill Cemetery. Viewing Saturday from 10 - 11 a. m. The family will provide flowers.

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