Katina Leigh Shirey

January 25, 1974 ~ September 8, 2019 (age 45)

Katina Leigh Shirey, 45, of Alsace Township, died September 8, 2019 in Reading, PA after reoccurring breast cancer.

Born in West Reading, PA on January 25, 1974, she was a daughter of Frederick G. Shirey Jr., and Maxine K. (Horning) Shirey of Alsace Township.

She was a 1992 graduate of Oley Valley High School. She attended Liberty University and then graduated in 1997 from Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science. She later graduated from Chysm Institute of Esthetics in 2006.

She was employed as an esthetician with Elegance Derma Spa and previously with Circadia by Dr. Pugliese and J.S. Med Spa. She was also an independent distributor for Anovite.

As displayed in her profession and her faith, she was passionate about nutrition and helping people find wellness. She was a devoted mother, loving daughter, and dear friend. She had a deep, unwavering belief in Christ that inspired people until the very end of her life.

She is survived by both of her parents, her daughter, Nadia Faith Holland, as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her brother, Colin F. Shirey (1982-2013); her paternal grandparents: Frederick G. Sr., and Helen M. (Snyder) Shirey and her maternal grandparents: Leonard L. and Ruth B. (Hess) Horning.

A public viewing will be held Friday, September 13th from 5:00-7:00 pm in Stitzel Family Funeral Homes, 423 Main Street, Oley, PA. A public visitation will be held Saturday, September 14th from 10:00 - 11:00 am in Glad Tidings Church, 1110 Snyder Rd, Spring Township, with a memorial service starting at 11:00 am.

The burial will be a private service in Friedens Cemetery, Oley, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mary’s Shelter, 615 Kenhorst Blvd., Reading, PA 19611.

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