Obituary for Donna Jean (Price) Shidemantle of Portersville
Donna J. Price Shidemantle, age 77, of Portersville, who served for 33 years as an elementary school teacher in the Slippery Rock Area School district, first at the Portersville-Muddy Creek Elementary School and then at the Moraine Elementary School, died Thursday morning, February 11, 2021 at Newhaven Court Senior Community in Butler after an extended illness.
Many also knew her as a long-time children’s Sunday School teacher and choir member at the Portersville Evangelical Presbyterian Church, as well as a board member of Child Evangelism Fellowship of Butler County.
She was born at the Jameson Memorial Hospital in New Castle on May 28, 1943 to the late Clarence V. and Elsie O. (McClymonds) Price.
She held two degrees from Slippery Rock University (B.S. and M.Ed.) and was also a 1961 graduate of Slippery Rock Area High School.
Mrs. Shidemantle married the love of her life, James I. Shidemantle of Portersville, at the Mountville Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Portersville on July 10, 1964. Mr. Shidemantle survives his wife.
She is also survived by her four children and their spouses Dr. C. Scott (Wendy) Shidemantle of Beaver Falls, Mrs. Polly (Michael) Way of Savannah, GA, Mrs. Amy (Angel) Soto of Acworth, GA and Mr. Timothy J. (Stacie) Shidemantle of Savannah, GA. She is also survived by ten grandchildren: John and Luke Shidemantle; James, Christopher, and Nichole Way; Jacqueline and Matthew Soto; and Morgan, Madison, and Merrick Shidemantle.
In addition, she is survived by a sister, Mrs. Phyllis (William) Broaddus of Richmond, VA and two brothers, Mr. Melvin L. (Lois) Price and Mr. Stanley (Tammy) Price of Portersville.
With COVID19 protocols, Friends will be received on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021 from 2pm – 5pm at the Raisley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, pc., 387 Main Street, Prospect. A Memorial Service will be Monday 11am, in the Funeral Home, with Rev. Dana Opp, her church Pastor, officiating.
Inurnment will be this summer in the Portersville Evangelical Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please forward memorial gifts to the Portersville Evangelical Presbyterian Church or Child Evangelism Fellowship of Butler County.
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