Amy (Dunkelberger) Shuman Jurasinski didn't get to play in many exhibition games being a "Rookie". A few months later her husband came with his mother to convince Amy to come back home with them. Reluctantly she went with them and cried all the way home and for another week after. Amy was a Lifetime member of the Gouglersville PA Fire Company. She was a seamstress for the Berkshire Knitting Mills for 11 years. She also was an Inspector for the AT&T for 23 years before retiring in 1987. Amy was a Parishioner at Trinity United Church of Christ in Leesport, PA.. She was an avid bowler and golfer.
Amy A. Jurasinski, 89, Wyomissing, passed away August 22, 2014.
She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Jurasinski. She was predeceased by her first husband, Mark “Bud” Shuman, in 1951.
Born in West Leesport, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Pearl (Gerber) Dunkelberger.
Amy graduated from Ontelaunee High School in 1942.
She played on several softball teams in Berks County and professionally in 1946 for the Grand Rapid Chicks/South Bend Blue Sox of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and is recognized by the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY along with all AAGPBL players. She was also an avid bowler and golfer. She was a lifetime member of the Gouglersville Fire Company.
She was a seamstress for Berkshire Knitting Mills for 11 years. She also was an Inspector for AT&T for 23 years before retiring in 1987.
Amy was a parishioner at Trinity United Church of Christ, Leesport.
She is survived by two daughters, two sisters, and four grandchildren.
Amy was predeceased by two sisters and a brother.
Graveside Service were held Tuesday, August 26, at Gethsemane Cemetery at 11 AM. Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home Inc. West Reading iwas in charge of arrangements.
Author: Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home Inc. West Reading, PA
Contributed By: Helen Nordquist
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