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Josephine "Jo" H. Shutts

Born: Sat., Mar. 19, 1921
Died: Sun., Jan. 15, 2012

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Josephine "Jo" H Shutts, 90, of Cabot, PA, passed away at 4:02 am Sunday, January 15th, peacefully, at Butler Co. Memorial Hospital. Jo is formerly of South Buffalo Twp.

Josephine was born in Tarentum, on March 19, 1921, the daughter of the late Anna (Simonides) and Joseph Hrivnak. She was the widow of John L. Shutts who passed in 1995.

She worked as a secretary for a number of years at Allegheny Ludlum Steel in Brackenridge.

Jo was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Freeport where she was very involved in any of the church activities. She was a past member of the Freeport Evening Club, South Buffalo Vol. Fire Dept. Ladies Aux. and the South Buffalo Grange. She volunteered at the Freeport Library, Freeport Meals on Wheels and various activities in the community. She enjoyed bowling and traveling all over the United States with her husband.

She is survived by 2 children: John F "Jack" Shutts, of San Jose, CA and Joanne M. Sterling, of Coral Springs, FL. Her grandson; Cody J. Sterling of Tarentum. And her sister, Ruth Hrivnak, of Jefferson Twp and her brother John and Carol Hrivnak, of Clinton, OH.

She is preceded in death by her 2 sisters; Mary Novak and Anne Ridgeley and her brother, Joseph Hrivnak.

Family and friends are being received on Thursday Jan. 19th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. Freeport

There will be viewing held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freeport from 10 - 11 am on Friday Jan 20th followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am with Rev. James Higgins officiating. Burial will be held in the Lawn Haven Burial Estates Worthington, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to, Trinity Lutheran Church 323 Fifth St., Freeport, PA 16229
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Sara Jane Bouch

Joanne and Jack,

My deepest sympathy---your Mother and I were friends for a long time.

Peace and comfort to you.

Mary Ann Horsch

Joanne and Jack

You have our deepest sympathy. I am sorry that our flight home is Wednesday and won't be able to come. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Yes, our mothers are now happy reunited with their other half.

Jayne Faith Boarts

Jo was a special lady. So many fond memories of my youth were shared with this family. If I don't make it in to see you, JoAnn and Jack, know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Most sincerely,


Kathy (Hill) Sickenberger

Dear Joanne,

I was so sorry to read of the passing of your Mother. I will try to stop by the funeral home or church if I can. If not, know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jo was a fun lady to be around and I have many fond memories of her. Love, Kathy

Colleen Kerr Crytzer

Jack and Joanne, I know you have many Happy Memories of your Mother. A wonderful lady. I bet her new call letters are: URRANGEL. In friendship, Colleen

Susan (Yates) Lowers

Dear Joanne,

I was so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I remember fondly the sandwich lunches she would provide us on our weekly return trips from IUP. She was such a nice person. My sincerest sympaty to you and your family.


So sorry to hear this, she was an amazing woman and loved by many. RIO Jo!

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