Rose Marie Shiner - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Rose Marie Shiner

March 24, 1932 - December 4, 2022

Rose Marie Shiner, age 90, of Avondale, PA, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Sunday, December 4, 2022.

Born in Bethlehem, PA on March 24,1932, she was a daughter of Hungarian immigrants, the late Charles and Anna Korpics. Rose was a graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School, and a long-time resident of Newark, DE, and Avondale, PA.

Rose was preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, Stephen J. Shiner. Together they spent many years traveling the world during her husband’s service in the United States Navy and during retirement. After raising her family, Rose returned to work in accounting for the State of Delaware, Department of Health and Human Services.

Rose was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt who cherished family. She will always be remembered for her selfless demeanor and unending love, especially for her grandchildren of whom she was very proud. Rose’s many acts of kindness and generosity with family and various charities made a lasting impact on many and will be forever admired.

In addition to her parents and beloved husband, Rose was preceded in death by brothers, Charles, Francis, and Joseph Korpics; and sisters, Mary Csaszar, Teresa Tolnai, Anna Korpics, Julie Zavecz, and Helen Vargo.

Rose will be dearly missed by daughters, Stephanie Glenn (Joseph), Rosemarie Short (David), Lorraine Shiner, and Bernadine Shiner; grandchildren, David Brustman, Jr. (Rachel), Jennifer Brustman, Natalie Campbell (Ryan), Joseph Glenn (Victoria), Robert Short, Allison Juhl (Otto); and great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Jordan, Lawson, Lily, Genevieve, Noelle, and Carter.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother, 8910 Gap Newport Pike, Avondale, PA, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.


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9 Condolences for Rose Marie Shiner

  • So very sorry for the loss of your wonderful mother. May she rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • So sorry to hear of my Aunt Rosie’s passing. She was a grand lady!!

  • Bernie and Family,

    I am very sorry for your loss, your Mom was a remarkable woman, leading a very full life and having a wonderful family, of children, grand children and great gand children.


  • Bernie, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. It looks like your mother was loved by a great number of people.

  • So sorry for the loss of your Mom. Such a wonderful, loving and caring family

  • I was saddened to hear of Rose’s passing. Your Mom was a beautiful person inside and out, who always gave a welcoming smile, a kind word, and was a joy to be around. I admired her love and zest for life and will remember her always. May she Rest In Peace.

  • Bernie, extending my condolences to you and your entire family. Heaven has a new angel. May the memories of your Mother Rose always be in your heart.

  • I am so sorry to hear about Mrs Shiner … She was a very sweet lady, always with a big smile ! My Heart goes out to her Family and everyone who knew her ,,, RIP

  • I was her News Journal carrier. I’m so sorry for your loss.