Shirley Lynn Nagle, head nurse
Shirley Lynn Nagle, 92, of Bethlehem, died Oct. 14, 2019. She was the wife of the late Donald G Nagle for 65 years. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Wilbert S. and Mildred (Werkheiser) Lynn.
She was a 1944 graduate of Liberty HS and of the 1947 nursing class of St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing.
She was a registered nurse and a head nurse at St. Luke’s for seven years. She then worked part-time as a private duty nurse. In 1969, she became a head nurse of the emergency room at the then Muhlenberg Medical Center. She was the director of the operating room nursing services.
She was a member of Edgeboro Moravian Church and an advocate of Moravian music.
She was second chair clarinet for the Moravian Symphony in Brass & Reeds during the 1960s.She was a 50-year member of Calypso Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. She was a Rangerette for the Bethlehem Tall Cedars of Lebanon.
She is survived by two sons; Jack, and David and his wife Pam; a daughter, Jane Martin and her husband Carl; three grandchildren, Michael Jankiewicz and his wife Catherine, Lindsey Jankiewicz Breiner and her husband Dan and Julie Nagle; a great-grandchild, Elyse Breiner; two stepgrandchildren, Lynette and Leslie Martin; and a step great-grandchild, Shea Valbrun.
Contributions may be made to Edgeboro Moravian Church, 645 Hamilton Ave., Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 18017.
Arrangements were made by Cantelmi-Long Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.