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Shirley Joan Maire

March 20, 1933 ~ April 8, 2017 (age 84)

Shirley Joan Maire, 84, of Butler, died Saturday April 8, 2017, at the Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Born March 20, 1933 in Butler, she was a daughter of the late Paul Bowser Sr. and Helen Wolfe Bowser.

Joan was a Homemaker and was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church in Butler and the American Legion Auxiliary Post #778 in Lyndora. She had loved to dance, camping, play bingo and mostly spend time with her grandchildren.

Surviving is her husband of 65 years, John F. Maire Sr., whom she married June 1, 1951.

3 children: Wallace (Sue Saparat) Maire, Richard (Lucy) Maire and Tina Morrison.

22 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

1 sister, Becky (Tom) Stotish.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, John Maire, Jr.; 1 grandson, Richard Maire; 1 brother, Butch Bowser; 1 sister, Dorothy Hempfling.

Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. A Blessing Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday at St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, 432 Center Avenue, Butler.

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