Ethel E. Shintay

October 27, 1919December 28, 2017

Ethel Shintay of Clearwater, Florida, passed away on Dec. 28, 2017 at the age of 98. She resided at Regency Oaks for 19 years, and previously resided in New York City and Toms River, N.J. Throughout all her years, she was active in leadership roles in civic, social and church related organizations. Her professional career included many years of teaching in the New York City Public Schools as well as serving as an English As A Second Language instructor. As a pastor’s wife, she played a very active role in parish life for over 40 years. She was predeceased by her loving husband of over 50 years, the Rev. Dr. John Shintay. She is survived by her sister in law Anne Shintay, three daughters, Patricia Spotts, Elizabeth Leanderson and husband James, Mary Walsh and husband Thomas, five grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the John and Ethel Shintay Scholarship Fund at Muhlenberg College, Chew Street, Allentown, PA, 18104 or Suncoast Hospice, 6770 102nd Ave. N., Pinellas Park, FL 33782.


  • Memorial Service

    Friday, January 19, 2018


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Len & Gwenne Allgaier

December 30, 2017

What a wonderful, full life she had.....and a transition that we all would love to have. Bless her, and all of you in this time of joy for her life, and sorrow for her passing.