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Florence L. Shoemaker

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Florence L. Shoemaker, 86, formerly of Newville, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Carlisle.  She was born Dec. 13, 1927, in New Bloomfield, a daughter of the late Robert G. and Esther (Sheaffer) Shoff, and the widow of John W. Shoemaker, who died July 1, 2010.

Florence was a loving and devoted homemaker.  She was a former member of the Newville Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by one son, Ronald Shoemaker of Etters, two daughters; Betty (husband, Paul) Crider of Newville and Susan (husband, Randy) Dick of Boiling Springs, one brother, John Shoff of Newville, two sisters; Elaine Thompson of Shippensburg and Esther Armstrong of Carlisle, a daughter-in-law, Cathy Shoemaker of Carlisle, six grandchildren; Ryan Dick, Paul Crider, Jr., Melissa Hoover, Jennifer McClintock, Brandy Schmick and Shawna Souder, 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by one son, Charles W. “Bill” Shoemaker, a granddaughter, Robin A. Crider, three brothers; Harry, David and Robert Shoff and one sister, Ruth Thompson.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.  Chaplain Sharan Reams will officiate.  Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.  A viewing will be on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until time of service. 

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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
"Five Generations of Service"
Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
Alexander B. Ewing, FD
(1831 ~ 1903)

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