Shirley M. Fessler, 90, formerly of Joliett, passed away Friday, November 6, 2020 at Cedar Haven Nursing Home, Lebanon.
Shirley was born in Joliett, April 20, 1930, a daughter of the late David and Alma Tobin Thompson. She was a 1948 graduate of Porter High School.
She was a retired seamstress from the garment industry. In 1972 Shirley and her late husband Harry became the co-owners of former Mountaintop Drive-In restaurant, a business they ran for twenty years, retiring in 1992.
She was a faithful member of the Joliett United Methodist Church. Shirley had been very active with TOPS, Pine Grove Chapter.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Fessler, 1991; a daughter Jane Herring, 2004.
She is survived by her grandson, Nathan D. Herring, Germany; a sister, Carol English and her husband John, Myerstown; a nephew, Andrew English, Joliett and a niece, Susan Linn, Buffalo.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 14th at 2:00 from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. A viewing will be held from 1:00-2:00. Please follow CDC guidelines. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Muir. Memorial donations can be made to the Joliett United Methodist Church, c/o Shirley Yerges, 23 Joliett Street, Tremont, PA 17981. To send condolences to the family please visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com
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