Tamara Rainwater-Grimwood, 36, of Marysville died Wednesday,
April 5, 2000 at home.
She was a youth crisis-intervention counselor; a certified fitness
trainer and co-owner of Grimwood's Power Plant Gyms; a five-time world
powerlifting champion; a graduate of Harrisburg Area Community College;
and a Marine Corps veteran.
Surviving are a companion, Terry Grimwood; a stepson, Vegas
Grimwood of Marysville; her parents, Ronald and Sandra Stalker Schneider,
and two brothers, Raymond and Ronald Schneider Jr., all of Valatie, N.Y.;
a sister, Susan Pulver of Kinderhook, N.Y.; and her maternal grandmother,
Emily Stalker of Niverville, N.Y.
Services were held April 9 in Stone & Murray Funeral Home,
New Cumberland. Burial was in Kinderhook (N.Y.) Cemetery.
SARA A. RICE
Sara A. Rice, 63, of Loysville RR 2 died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000
She was born April 25, 1937 in Blain to the late George R. and
Iva (Briner) Garlin.
She retired as a switchboard operator from the Loysville Youth
Development Center; was a 1956 graduate of the former Green Park Union
High School, Elliottsburg; a member of Tressler Memorial Lutheran Church,
Loysville, and it Ladies Aid and a former president of its adult Sunday
school class; and a member of the Landisburg Ambulance Club, Chattanooga
Club and TOPS.
Surviving are her husband, LeRoy C. Rice; two sons, Marlin C.
of Landisburg and John T. of Shermans Dale; a daughter, Diana Kimmel Kistler
of Elliottsburg; a sister, Darlene S. Darr of Carlisle; a brother, George
J. Garlin of Mechanicsburg; and six grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 7 in her church with the Rev. Donald
L. March and her nephew, the Rev. Robert O. Rice Jr., officiating. Burial
was in Mount Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Landisburg RR 1.
Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, P.O. Box 174,
Loysville 17047, or Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, P.O. Box 266, Enola
WILLIAM K. RODER SR.
William K. Roder Sr., 68, of Old Trail Road, New Buffalo, died
Tuesday, Dec. 28, 1999 at home.
He was born June 2, 1931 in New York City to the late William
and Hilda Roder.
He retired from RO-NA Security; was a Navy veteran of the Korean
War; a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Duncannon; and enjoyed fishing.
He was the widower of Barbara Nagy Roder.
Surviving are a son, William K. Jr. of Duncannon RR 4; a daughter,
Pamela O'Hearn of Lake Worth, Fla.; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Kurt K. Roder.
Services were held Jan. 2 in Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon,
with the Rev. Irene Friberg-Dussaq officiating. Burial was in Hill Cemetery,
Duncannon RR 4.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church, 115 Church
St., Duncannon 17020.
ROBERT E. ROUSH
Robert E. Roush, 75, of Carlisle died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2000
in Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Carlisle.
He was born April 7, 1924 in Duncannon to the late Elmer and
Carrie (Murphy) Roush.
He retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp.; was a Rawleigh dealer;
former dairy farmer; had worked for the former Pennsylvania Railroad; an
Army veteran of World War II; attended Community Baptist Church; a member
of American Legion Post 101; and a life member of VFW Post 477; and enjoyed
gardening, hunting and travel.
Surviving are his wife, Edith M. Radabaugh Roush; three sons,
Robert E. Jr. of Newville, and Barry L. and Kenneth R., both of Carlisle;
two daughters, Patricia J. Smith and Faye A. Sheaffer, both of Mechanicsburg;
four brothers, James F. of Elizabethtown, Earl W. of Carlisle, and Harry
R. and Howard L., both of Duncannon; five sisters, Catherine Warick of
Dillsburg, Dorothy Garlin of Newport, Betty Bonchalk of Duncannon, Lucina
Campbell of Loysville and Ruby Shumaker of New Bloomfield; and 12 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Ethel Schleis.
Services were held Feb. 14 in Community Baptist Church with
pastors Tom Weber and Richard Black officiating. Burial, with military
honors, was in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.
Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church, 360 York Road,
Carlisle 17013, or Friendship Baptist Church, 3367 Ritner Highway, P.O.
Box 291, Newville 17241.
ROSA E. ROWE
Rosa E. Rowe, 86, of Elliottsburg RR 2 died Tuesday, Dec. 26,
2000 in ManorCare Health Services, Carlisle.
She was born March 6, 1914 at Loysville RR 1 to the late John
and Mary Ann (DeHeiser) Keller.
She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ, Blain, and
attended the Church of the Living Christ, Loysville RR 1; was a member
of Landisburg Fire Company and Landisburg Ambulance Club; and enjoyed baking
She was the widow of Harry J. Rowe.
Surviving are four sons, Russell E. of Blain, Harry J. and Walter
F., both of Elliottsburg RR 2, and Wilbur B. of Millerstown RR 1; a brother,
David J. Keller of Loysville RR 1; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services were held Dec. 29 in Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville,
with the Rev. Ronald S. Weigel officiating. Burial was in Hill Cemetery,
Blain RR 1.
Memorial contributions may be made to Church of the Living Christ,
P.O. Box 180, Loysville 17047.
JOE S. SALTSBURG
Joe S. Saltsburg, 85, of New Bloomfield RR 1 died Sunday, Jan.
9, 2000 in Perry Village Nursing Home, New Bloomfield.
He retired from the former Navy Ships Parts Control Center,
Mechanicsburg; an Army veteran of World War II; a member of Roseglen United
Methodist Church and Duncannon American Legion Post 340; and a softball
coach and player in the Perry-Juniata League.
Surviving are his wife, Joyce Hartz Saltsburg; four daughters,
Sharon Wilson and Mary Ann Camacci, both of New Bloomfield, JoAnn Gallagher
of Marysville and Bonnie Morrison of Duncannon; 10 grandchildren; and three
Services were held Jan. 12 in his church. Burial was in Landisburg
Boyer Funeral Home, New Bloomfield, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church, 722 New Bloomfield
Road, Duncannon 17020.
GAIL E. SANDERS
Gail E., Sanders, 84, of the Evangelical Congregational Church
Retirement Village, Myerstown, and formerly of Loysville RR 1 and W. Richland
Ave., Myerstown, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2000 in the village.
She was born Jan. 20, 1916 at Loysville RR 1 to the late John
and Mame (Harris) Nesbit.
She was a retired clerk from the state Department of Revenue,
Harrisburg; a 1935 graduate of the former Landisburg High School; and a
member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Loysville RR 1.
She was the widow of Patrick N. Sanders, who died in 1986.
Surviving are a son, H. Jerry of Myerstown; a daughter, Linda
I. Pines of Springfield, Va.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 17, in Evangelical
Church Retirement Village, 7 W. Park Ave., Myerstown, with the Rev. David
H. Reed officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Viewing will be from 1 to 2 p.m., Thursday, in the village.
Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the E.C.C. Retirement
Village, 7 W. Park Ave., Myerstown 17067-1398.
HARRY J. SCHMIDT
Harry J. "Jim" Schmidt, 49, of Lebanon, died Tuesday, Nov. 7,
2000 in Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lebanon.
He was born March 1, 1951 in Chicago Heights, Ill., to Harry
C. and Irma (Montgomery) Schmidt.
He was a graduate of Tinley Park High School, Tinley Park, Ill.,
and the Career Academy School of Broadcasting, Chicago; a radio disc jockey;
an Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict; and enjoyed writing and music.
Surviving are a brother, John W., and a sister, Carole LaPlante,
both of Dauphin; and nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held Nov. 15 in Dauphin Cemetery with
the Rev. Dr. John Spoat officiating.
Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Veterans Affairs Medical
Center, Hospice Unit, 101 Lincoln St., Lebanon 17042.
CHESTER L. SCHRADER
Chester Lee "Chet" Schrader, 36, of Richfield RR 2 died Thursday,
Sept. 7, 2000 in Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.
He was born June 16, 1964 in Sunbury to Joanne C. Longacre Schrader
of Richfield RR 2 and the late James Robert Schrader, who died in 1990.
He was a Protestant and enjoyed car rides and playing dominos.
In addition to his mother, surviving are three brothers, James
R. of Selinsgrove RR 1 and Steven C. and Michael A., both of Millerstown
RR 1; and three sisters, Rosetta J. Shellenberger of Lewistown, Emma L.
Beers of Richfield RR 2 and Patricia A. Yetter of Liverpool RR 1.
Services were held Sept. 9 in Garman Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant
Mills, with pastor Warren L. Peachey officiating. Burial was in St. Peter's
Cemetery, Millerstown RR 2.
MARGARET N. SCHUCHMAN
Margaret N. Schuchman, 86, of Spring Road, Shermans Dale died
Friday, Oct. 13, 2000 in the Church of God Home, Carlisle.
She was born Aug. 7, 1914 at Shermans Dale to the late Walter
and Minerva (Ruhl) Shearer.
She and her late husband had owned and operated Schuchman's
Wood & Coal, Carlisle, Schuchman's Fruit Dale Farms, a dairy farm,
Schuchman's Ferguson Farm Equipment and Schuchman's Used Cars, and had
sold Christmas trees, all at Shermans Dale.
She was a notary; a member of the Church of Christ in Carlisle;
and attended Young's United Methodist Church, Shermans Dale.
She was the widow of Richard L. Schuchman.
Surviving are two daughters, Delores M. Lowe of Shermans Dale
and Helena S. McAlister of Carlisle; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 17 in the Church of Christ with Gary
Cook officiating and Edward Dyche assisting at graveside. Burial was in
Young's United Methodist Cemetery.
Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Young's Church, c/o Rev.
Jeff Brewster, 50 Windy Hill Road, Shermans Dale 17090, or Church of Christ,
971 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle 17013.
PAUL E. SHAFFER
Paul E. Shaffer, 82, of Marina Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas,
formerly of Duncannon and Forestville, Md., died Friday, Jan. 14, 2000
in Spohn South Hospital.
He was born Oct. 31, 1917 in Duncannon to the late Joseph and
Minnie (Beers) Shaffer.
He was a retired poultry retailer from College Hill Poultry,
Fredericksburg; a past master of Sojourner's Lodge 51 F&AM, Potomac
Lodge 5 F&AM, Commandery Chapter 1, and York Cross of Honor, all of
Surviving are his wife, Vivian Dauberman Shaffer; a daughter,
Joan Carpenter of Corpus Christi; three grandchildren; and five great-grandsons.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Jan. 20, in Smith Funeral
Home, Duncannon, with the Rev. B. Michael Brossman officiating. Burial
will be in Union Cemetery, Duncannon.
Viewing will be from 10 to 10:45 a.m., Jan. 20, in the funeral
home, with Masonic services at 10:45.
KENNETH A. SHEAFFER
Kenneth A. Sheaffer, 81, of Pisgah State Road, Shermans Dale,
died Monday, Feb. 7, 2000 in Carlisle Hospital.
He was born Aug. 9, 1918 in Dellville to the late Andrew and
Catherine (Zeigler) Sheaffer.
He retired from Frog Switch & Manufacturing Co., Carlisle;
and was a member of Young's United Methodist Church, Shermans Dale Fire
Company, Maple Hill Hunt Club in Arnot, and Eagles Aerie 1229 and the White
Circle Club, both in Carlisle, and past treasurer and on the board of directors
for the Snyder's Cemetery Association.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, G. Louise Printz Sheaffer;
two sons, Ray K. and Bruce C., both of Shermans Dale; a daughter, Anita,
at home; a brother, Lester Z. of Shermans Dale; four grandchildren; and
Services were held Feb. 11 in his church with the Rev. R. Bruce Woolever
officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, Carlisle, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church, 40 Windy Hill
Road, Shermans Dale 17090, or Shermans Dale Fire Company, 5450 Spring Road,
ESTHER M. SHEARER
Esther M. Shearer, 86, formerly of Dellville Road, New Bloomfield,
died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2000 in Kinkora Pythian Home, Duncannon.
She was born April 20, 1913 in Dauphin County to the late George
H. and Clara "Hoffman" Brown.
She had worked for G.C. Murphy, Sportsmen's Inn and Wonder Why,
and had attended the Buckwheat Valley and Donnally Mills schools.
She was the widow of Lawrence S. Shearer.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Lawrence S. and Delores
E. Shearer of New Bloomfield; a sister, Katherine Arbogast of Millerstown;
four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services were held Jan. 5 in Myers Funeral Home, Newport, with
pastor Robert Stump officiating. Burial was in Cumberland Valley Memorial
Memorial contributions may be made to Dellville United Methodist
Church, c/o Pastor Robert Stump, 25 Grandview, Duncannon 17020.
LEE E. SHEARER
Lee Edwin Shearer, 82, formerly of Carlisle, died Thursday,
Oct. 19, 2000 at his home in Naples, Fla.
He was born in Carlisle to the late John and Grace (Martin)
He was owner of Shearer Brothers Welding, Carlisle; an Army
veteran of World War II; and a life member of the VFW, White Circle Lodge,
Fraternal Order of Eagle 1299 and South Mountain American Legion 674.
Surviving are his wife, Esther Dick Shearer; a daughter, Ann
Lee Thomas of Cheyenne, Wyo.; two stepdaughters, Shirley Adams Cline of
Carlisle and Esther Adams Swigert of Naples, Fla.; four sisters, Ruth Deitch
of Mechanicsburg, Evelyn Swigert of Naples, Fla., and Martha Belcher and
June Martin, both of Carlisle; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary McCoy, and a brother,
Roy "Bill" Shearer, both of Carlisle.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 5, in
Youngs United Methodist Church Cemetery, Shermans Dale.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, Carlisle, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Society, 990 First
Avenue South, Suite 200, Naples, Fla. 34102, or Multiple Sclerosis Society,
Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 2209 Forest Hills Drive, Harrisburg.
DAVID G.F. SHEIBLEY
David G.F. Sheibley, 81, of Huntersville, W.Va., died Monday,
Aug. 14 at Allegheny Regional Hospital, Low Moor, Va.
He was born Feb. 7, 1919 at Newport to the late George and Mae
He had worked for Pocahontas County Board of Education, W.Va.;
a former supervisor of rubber plantings for Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.
in Liberia, Africa; was co-owner of the Wildwood Tree Farm in Huntersville;
an Army veteran of World War II; a member of St. John's Episcopal Church,
Marlinton, W.Va., Newport VFW Post 34, Newport American Legion Post 177,
Alpha Gamma Rho and Alpha Zeta, and the Pocahontas County Association of
Retired School Employees; and a life member of the 94th Infantry Division
Association and The Perry Historians.
He was survived by a niece, Cynthia Ann Ludwig of Coatesville;
a nephew, David Ludwig of Newport; and a business partner, Harry Hock.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Verna Ludwig.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept.
30, in Newport Cemetery.
Myers Funeral Home, Newport, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Perry Historians,
P.O. Box 73, Newport 17074.
VIRGINIA ANN SHEIBLEY
Virginia Ann Sheibley, 61, of Green Ridge Village, Newville,
formerly of Landisburg, died Friday, March 10, 2000 in Carlisle Hospital.
She was born Sept. 25, 1938 to the late Scott Stewart and Erma
M (Rice) Sheibley.
She was a member of Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Landisburg RR
1; a cat fancier; and enjoyed growing flowers.
Surviving are aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services were held March 14 in her church with the Rev. Donald
L. March officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, RR 1, Landisburg
17040, or Green Ridge Village, 210 Big Spring Road, Newville 17241.
BRENDA L. SHELTRON
Brenda L. Sheltron, 38, of East Waterford died Friday, March
17, 2000 at home.
She was born June 13, 1961 in Lewistown to Norman B. and Anita
Richardson Thatcher of East Waterford.
She was active in the deaf community and interpreted for numerous
organizations and functions including Mexico United Methodist Church and
Mount Union Elementary School; was a 1979 graduate of Juniata High School,
Mifflintown; was a member of Pennsylvania Association of Registered Interpreters
for the Deaf; and a former member of the advisory board for the Center
for Independent Living, Camp Hill.
In addition to her parents, surviving are her husband, David
E. Shetron; two sons, David A. and Jason K., both at home; her maternal
grandmother, Nellie Fogleman of East Waterford; and a sister, Gloria Ann
Thatcher of Middletown.
She was preceded in death by two infant children, John C. Thatcher
and Diana Erin Shetron, and a sister, Carolyn Sue Thatcher.
Services were held March 20 in South Juniata Baptist Church,
Honey Grove RR 1, with pastor Dennis R. Thompson Jr. officiating. Burial
was in East Waterford Cemetery.
Henry Funeral Home, Honey Grove, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Western Pennsylvania School
for the Deaf, 500 Swissvale Ave., Pittsburgh 15218-1469.
ROLAND E. SHOTSBERGER
Roland E. Shotsberger, 71, of Millerstown RR 1 died Monday,
March 20, 2000 in Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
He was born May 1, 1928 in Millerstown to the late John S. and
Charlotte (Paden) Shotsberger.
He was owner of the former Variety Discount Store, Newport,
and enjoyed playing music and hunting.
He was the widower of Treva I. Shotsberger.
Surviving are a son, Clint R. of Millerstown, and two brothers, Clyde
E. of Carlisle and Harold R. of Millerstown.
Services were held March 23 in Donnally Mills United Methodist
Church with the Rev. James Behrens officiating. Burial was in Eshcol Cemetery.
Myers Funeral Home, Newport, handled arrangements.
JOHN R. SHOWERS
John Richard Showers, 68, of Millerstown died Wednesday, Sept.
20, 2000 in Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg.
He was born Aug. 27, 1932 in Millerstown to the late John S.
and Grace (Siemanski) Showers.
He was employed by Sprint at Newport and Carlisle for 41 years
as a lineman, installer, repairman, member of the testing board and in
facility layout until his retirement in 1994; a 1950 graduate of Greenwood
High School, Millerstown; delivered Meals on Wheels; a member of Millerstown
United Methodist Church and its church choir, Zembo Temple, Zembo Chanters,
Zembo Luncheon Club, Scottish Rite Consistory and the consistory choir,
Perry-Juniata Shrine Club, Newport Royal Arch Chapter 238 and Millerstown
Fire Company and Ambulance League; a member and past master of Newport
Lodge 381, F&AM; and enjoyed golf, woodworking, music and attending
his grandchildren's activities.
Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Mildred J. Simonton Showers;
a son, Richard A. of Red Lion; two daughters, Sue Magill and Sandy Spade,
and a brother, Ronald, all of Millerstown; and seven grandchildren.
Services were held Sept. 23 in Sheaffer Funeral Home, Millerstown,
with pastor Katherine A. Behrens officiating. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery,
Memorial contributions may be made to Millerstown Fire Company/Ambulance
League, P.O. Box 204, Millerstown 17062, or his church, 702 E. Sunbury
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