Maxine E. DeShong
May 9, 2018
Maxine Elizabeth DeShong, 86, First Street, Hustontown, PA died at 11:59 PM, Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at her home.
Born January 4, 1932 in Dublin Township, Fulton county, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Emma (Helman) Truax. She was married to Henry William DeShong on December 20, 1952. Mr. DeShong preceded in death on March 31, 2015.
A daughter, Deborah Gress, Harrisonville, PA and a son Douglas DeShong and wife Carla , Burnt Cabins, PA survive.
There are five grandchildren: Timothy Shaw, Kelly Ruhl, Erin Beatty, Matthew DeShong and Tyler DeShong along with five great grandchildren: Kelby Robinson, Hunter Ruhl, L. J. Beatty. Emma Beatty and Owen DeShong.
A granddaughter Amy DeShong and a brother Donald Truax are deceased.
A sister Janet Mellott survives of McConnellsburg, PA.
Mrs. DeShong was of the Protestant Faith.
A homemaker, she had been a member of the Class of 1951 of Hustontown High School.
A graveside service with interment will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg, PA with Rev. David Ford officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Company, P. O. Box 537, Hustontown, PA 17229.
Arrangements are by the M. R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown, PA.