2013-03-14 / Obituaries

Rosalie V. Shoemaker Hancock, 91

Rosalie Virginia Shoemaker, 91, formerly of Hancock, died Tuesday March 5, 2013, at the home of her daughter, Carolyn Hancock.

Born July 7, 1921, in Little Cove, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ulysses and Ethel Verbena Moats Keefer and the widow of Llewellyn “Buck” Shoemaker, who died April 16, 1999.

She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Little Cove, Pa.

She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Hancock of Williamsport, Md.; four sons: Junior Shoemaker of Berkeley Springs; Roger Lee Shoemaker of Hagerstown; Johnny W. Shoemaker of Hancock; Timmy Shoemaker of Greencastle; one sister, Regina May Yeager of Mercersburg; one brother, Ray Calvin Keefer of Little Cove, Pa., 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by two sisters: Marie Weller and Reva Ward; and two brothers: Woodrow Keefer and Elwood Keefer.

Services were held Friday March 8, at 11 a.m., at Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren, Hollow Road, Hancock. Rev. Harry Strite officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21740, or to Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren, c/o Wayne Winters, 318 Town Drive, Greencastle, PA 17225. Online condolences at www.grovefh.com

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