Ethel V. Bashore

Ethel V. Bashore, 94, of Mifflintown, passed away at 5:29 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2018, at the Bridges of Brookline, Mifflintown.

Born on April 1, 1924, in Fermanagh Township, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late William Blaine and Carrie Mae (Varner) Walters. In February 1944, she married Michael R. Bashore, with whom he was blessed to share more than 23 years of marriage before his passing on Nov. 20, 1967.

Ethel is survived by three daughters, Kathy L. Bashore, of Harrisburg, Sheila I. Kuhns, of Danville, and Pat A. Earnest and her husband, Gary, of Port Royal; siblings, Norma Parker, Clyde Walters, Loma Saner and her husband, Donald, Larry Walters, all of Mifflintown, and Clifford Walters and his wife Joanne, of Reedsville; four grandsons, Michael Bashore, Doug Kuhns and his wife, Angela, Phillip Kuhns, and Nathan Earnest and his wife, Kristen; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by six brothers and four sisters.

She was a graduate of Juniata Joint High School in Mifflintown.

Mrs. Bashore was Methodist by faith and loved her Lord.

Earlier in life, Ethel was employed at Empire Kosher Poultry in Mifflintown, but spent most of her life as a homemaker.

She loved all kinds of flowers, was an avid reader, especially reading her Bible every day, enjoyed all kinds of music, loved jigsaw and word search puzzles, and was an animal lover, especially to her two beloved dogs, Lady and Muffy.

Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, with Pastor Jennifer Heikes officiating. Interment will follow at Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown.

A visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of the memorial services on Wednesday from the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mrs. Bashore’s memory may be made to Asera Care Hospice, 1015 Logan Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602, or to the American Cancer Society, 1375 Martin St., Suite 206, State College, PA 16803.

For online tributes and condolences, visit www.brownfuneralhomes inc.com.