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MaryAnn (Giesey) Shoemaker

April 24, 1943 — June 26, 2019

MaryAnn Shoemaker, 76, of Latrobe died Wednesday June 26, 2019 at home. She was born April 24, 1943 in Latrobe, a daughter of the late Howard and Hazel (Halferty) Giesey of Ligonier.  MaryAnn retired from Latrobe Hospital with 30 years of service in 2009 to care for her husband. MaryAnn loved her family and devoted much of her life to caring for others.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Harold “Buz” Shoemaker and her brother Paul Giesey and his wife Sharon.  MaryAnn is survived by her children; Scott Shoemaker of Latrobe, Robin Bittner (Duane) of Manhattan, KS, Jill Marinchek (Regis) of Delmont and James Shoemaker (Tia) of Raleigh, NC.  She is also survived by her brother Robert Giesey(Paula) of Carrollton, TX.  MaryAnn’s greatest joy was her 8 grand-children, Alesia, Alex, Josh, Duane, Matt, Megan, Chris, Zack and her 9 great-grand-children.  Family and friends are welcome to attend a memorial visitation to be held Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Frederick Funeral Home, Inc., 1543 Ligonier Street, Latrobe, PA 15650.  Interment will follow at the Unity Cemetery, Latrobe, PA.  Her family would like to thank the many staff members at Latrobe Hospital, Westmoreland Hospital and the Arnold Palmer Cancer Center for their kindness and compassion shown to MaryAnn during her illness.  To purchase flowers or send condolences, please visit

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Frederick Funeral Home, Inc.

1543 Ligonier Street, Latrobe, PA 15650

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