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Irvin Edward Shearer Jr.

September 18, 1930 — May 19, 2019

Irvin Edward Shearer, Jr., 88, of Stony Creek Mills, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019, in his home. He was the husband of the late E. Virginia Shearer, who passed away in 2003. Born in Stony Creek Mills, PA, he was the son of the late Irvin Edward, Sr. and Mary (Welfly) Shearer. He proudly served in the U.S. Marines from 1952-1954. Irvin was an avid hunter and always enjoyed his dogs, leaving behind his best friend Troy. He worked as a driver/mechanic for his father's trucking business. Irvin also was a self employed mechanic for his own business I.E. Shearer Garage from 1963-1995. Irvin was survived by his sons: Gary E. Shearer, Wawick, RI; Kevin J. Shearer, husband of Victoria (Rife), Columbia, MD; daughter Donna wife of Rick Hartman, St. Lawrence; grandchildren Rachael, Benjamin, Jason, Janelle, Megan; and great grandsons Nathan and Michael. He is predeceased by grandchildren Brian and Alexa; and siblings: Fay Kline, Mary Jane Miller and Wayne Shearer. A Graveside service and Interment will be held on June 8th, 2019 at 10:00 am at Forest Hills Memorial Park, 390 W Neversink Rd, Reading, PA 19606. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels, 40 N 9th St., Reading, PA 19601. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit
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