Anna Louise Compton Shuman, age 92, of West Alexander, PA, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in Southmont Presbyterian Senior Care, Washington, PA.
Born on February 27, 1925, in Donegal Twp., PA, Washington Co., she is the daughter of the late Joseph Edward and Harriett Opal (Tustin) Compton.
Anna was a 1943 graduate of West Alexander High School. She continued her education and graduated from Penn Commercial in 1965. She was employed at the Y.M.C.A. in Washington, PA., then later at Beatty Trucking Co. until her retirement in 1980. Anna was a life member of the West Alexander United Methodist Church, where she was Choir Director and played the piano and organ for many years. On February 5, 1947, she was united in marriage with Donald Shuman and they lived in West Alexander, PA until a tragic car accident took her husband’s life. From this marriage a daughter was born, Donna Ann Shuman, with whom she made her home. Anna loved to travel and had been to mostly all the states, including Hawaii. Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas were special times for Anna, as she enjoyed gathering with all the family member’s to celebrate.
Surviving are her daughter, Donna (William) Mounts Rhoades; two step grandchildren, Ben (Megan) Rhoades and Jesse (Emily) Rhoades; two cousins, Frances (Frank) Garrison and Richard (Peg) Nicholson; numerous other cousins. Anna had one special person close to her heart, Mariah (Heffer) Wolfe; Mariah loved Annie dearly.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Donald Shuman, several aunt’s, uncle’s, and cousins.
Family and friends will be received on Thursday, April 20, 2017, from 4-8 p.m. at the West Alexander United Methodist Church, 162 Main St., West Alexander, PA, 15376. A funeral service will be held at the church on Friday, April 21, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Paul Harmon and Billy Rhoades, co-officiating. Burial will follow in the West Alexander Cemetery, West Alexander, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the West Alexander United Methodist Church, 162 Main St., West Alexander, PA 15376.
Arrangements were entrusted to Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA, 15359.
Please view and sign the on-line tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.