JOHNSTOWN — A funeral service for Sherry “Shirl” Linger, 74, of Johnstown, will be Friday, Dec. 31, 1 p.m. at Law-Baker Funeral Home, with Pastor Harry Miller officiating. Burial will follow in South Lawn Cemetery, Utica.
Shirl died Dec. 28, 2010, at his residence. He was born Feb. 19, 1936, in Spencer, W.Va., to the late Harley M. and Goldie E. (Carper) Linger. Shirl retired in 1997 after 42 years of service with Tech International. He started the Tech Rubber golf league, was an avid deer hunter and a Model A enthusiast.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Diane C. (Davis) Linger of Johnstown; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffrey A. and Debbie Linger of Utica, Joseph L. and Mary Linger of Johnstown, James C. and Ralonda L. Linger of Monclova; grandchildren, Blake, Natalie, Cassie, Bethany, Alisha, Justin and Joshua; great-grandchildren, Bailee, Mackenzie and Kaylee; brothers, Delmar Linger of West Virginia, Bill Linger of Johnstown; sisters, Mary Miller of Johnstown, Ella Bess of Uniontown, Linda Bess of Covington, Va.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Gleo, Donzel and George Linger; sisters, Evelyn and Rosie.
Friends may call Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica.
Visit www.law-bakerfuneralhome.com to extend condolences to the family.