Olevia Jane Sheaffer

LEWISTOWN – Olevia Jane Sheaffer, 85, of Lewistown, died at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at her home.

Born June 10, 1928, she was the daughter of the late William W. and Olevia (Gregory) Greer.

She was preceded in death by: her husband, Guy Nelson Sheaffer, on Sept. 24, 2001; her brothers, Eugene and William Greer; and her sisters, Virginia Greer and Lorraine A. Purdue.

Olevia is survived by: her children, Terry L. Sheaffer, Barry Lynn Sheaffer and Tina J. Sheaffer, all of Lewistown; grandchildren, Carl, Lee Robb, Travis, Matthew, Nelson, Tammy Jo and Jessica Lynn; numerous great- grandchildren and great- great-grandchildren; a sister, Barbara Fultz, of Granville; and a niece, Sandy Henry, of Florida.

Earlier in life, she had been employed in the circulation department at the Lewistown Sentinel.

Olevia enjoyed Bingo and scratch off tickets. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, great- grandchildren and great- great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Bernard Carpenter officiating.

Her family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions in Olevia’s memory can be made to the United Way of Mifflin-Juniata, 13 E. Third St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

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