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Shirley Ada Matay

November 16, 1937 ~ September 13, 2007 (age 69)

Shirley Ada Matay, 69, of Fallowfield Township, Charleroi, died Thursday, September 13, 2007, at the Donnell House, Washington.

She was born November 16, 1937 in Bentleyville, a daughter of the late Vincent and Ada Ambrazas.

She was a graduate of Bentleyville High School.

She was the first woman school bus driver for the Charleroi School District, where she worked for over 30 years.

Mrs. Matay was a member of Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion Post 165, Bentleyville.

Surviving are two daughters, Terry Boord (Keith) and Cheryl Mitchner, all of Fallowfield Township; four grandchildren, Gary S. Dean, Rachel, Jessica and Sarah Mitchner; two great-grandchildren, Ada Leigh Urwin and Connor Mitchner; a brother, Herbert Ambrosy of Ellsworth and several nieces and nephews.

Deceased are her husband, Charles W. Matay, who died December 21, 1991 and a brother, James McBeth.

Friends received from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home, Inc., 809 Main Street, Bentleyville (724-239-2255), where services will be held at 6 p.m., Sunday, September 16, 2007 with the Rev. J. Andy Scott, officiating. Burial will be private at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Donnell House, c/o Hospice Care of Washington Hospital, 155 Wilson Ave., Washington, PA 15301.

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