Dorothy I. Shoemaker

LEWISTOWN – Dorothy I. Shoemaker, 95, formerly of Middle Road, Lewistown, died at 4:29 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Golden LivingCenter William Penn, Lewistown.

Born Dec. 29, 1918, in Ryde, she was a daughter of the late Homer and Nellie (Casner) Harshbarger. Her husband, William M. Shoemaker, whom she married Dec. 23, 1939, survives.

Also surviving are: three children, Ronald J. Shoemaker and wife, Carole, of Lewistown, Donald R. Shoemaker and wife, Mary, of McVeytown, and Bona L. Shirey and husband, Harry, of Reedsville; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three siblings, Jesse J. Harshbarger, Helen Harshbarger Trevitz and Earl Funk.

A homemaker, she was a member of Ryde United Methodist Church, and the Moose Family Center No. 143, Lewistown.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown, with Pastor Kurtis Swisher officiating. Interment will be in Ryde Cemetery.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Golden LivingCenter-William Penn, 163 Summit Drive, Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the charity of one’s choice.