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Carl Sheaffer

Carl L. Sheaffer

Wednesday, May 26th, 1937 - Sunday, August 30th, 2020
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Obituary

Carl L. Sheaffer, 83, of Denver, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020, at Lancaster General Hospital- Penn Medicine.

He was born in Schaefferstown to the late Chester and Alice (Hiernisen) Sheaffer and was the husband of the late Etta Mae (Schmeck) Sheaffer who passed away in 2016.

He was a member of Mohn's Hill Evangelical Church, where he attended bible study and Pillars.

Carl was a self-employed truck driver and later drove for Leon Kurtz Bulk Water. Over the years he earned many professional awards including the Safe Driving Award. He was a member of LCBA and the Teamsters. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and member of the Cushion Peak Rod and Gun Club. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grand- and great-grandchildren.

Carl is survived by five daughters, Karen, wife of the late Phillip Trimber of St. Peter's Village, Denise, wife of Stan Mellinger of Stevens, Carol Sheaffer, lifetime companion of Jesse Snyder of Schoeneck, Diane, wife of Michael Wolf of Stevens, Carla Sheaffer, companion of Allen Testerman of Manheim; 14 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Beatrice, wife of Edgar Gress of Reinholds, Alverta Kepner of Lititz, Shirley, wife of the late Stanley Wilk of Ephrata and a brother-in-law, Chester Goshert of Blainsport.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Treva Styer and Jean Goshert.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, from 1 to 2 PM at the Mohn's Hill Evangelical Church, 708 Mohn's Hill Road, Reading, followed by funeral services at 2 PM with Pastor Ken Ogden officiating. Interment will take place in the Mohn's Hill Cemetery.

If desired, memorial contributions in Carl's memory may be made to Mohn's Hill Evangelical Church, 708 Mohn's Hill Road, Reading, PA, 19608 or Homes For Our Troops, 6 Main Street, Taunton, MA 02780 (www.hfotusa.org)

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Mohn's Hill Evangelical Church
    Address
    708 Mohn's Hill Road
    Reading, PA 19608
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  • Service

    Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Mohn's Hill Evangelical Church
    Address
    708 Mohn's Hill Road
    Reading, PA 19608
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Mohn's Hill Cemetery
    Address
    Spring Twp.

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Chuck Salvitti

Posted at 12:47pm
Diane,My condolences to you and your family
Chuck Salvitti
Mohnton,Pa
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Deb Ward

Posted at 09:58am
We are sorry for your loss. We know how diffcult this time is. I wish I could be with you to show support, please know that our thoughts are with you. Love, (The Wards) Brian, Deb, Shane & Becca, (The Roots) Micheal, Sara and Teagan.
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Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Chris, Corinne, Eric, & Nate Zimmerman & Kevin, Lori & Brad Raihl
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Carol Sheaffer

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I miss you so very much Pop 💔
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