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Viola M. Shumaker

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Viola M. Shumaker, 89, of Newville, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at Green Ridge Village, Newville.  She was born on March 26, 1927 in Carlisle, and was a daughter of the late Harvey S. and Ethel J. (Newcomer) Walker and was the widow of Charles E. “Pete” Shumaker, who died May 21, 2007.

Viola was a 1945 graduate of Carlisle High School.  She retired after more than 20 years of service as the receptionist with the former Dr. Kent Rentschler Dental Office in Carlisle.  Viola was a member of the Centerville Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newville.

She is survived by three sons; Stephen E. (and his wife, Mary) Shumaker, Dwight S. (and his wife, Kimberly) Shumaker and Edward L. Shumaker, all of Newville, one brother, Lester “Tom” Walker of Newville, five grandchildren; William and Tim Shumaker, Angela Pletcher, Keli Bouman and Morgan Shumaker, four great-grandchildren; Laken and Lucy Pletcher, Rylea Bouman and Trevor Bouman and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by two brothers; Sylvester “Pete” Walker and Harold Walker.

A viewing will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 18, 2016 followed by funeral services at 2:00 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St, Carlisle, with Rev. Jerri Morton Carlin officiating.  Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.  www.Since1853.com.

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My prayers go out to the family of a special lady. Vi always had a warm smile on her face. Happy memories will lessen the loss. Blessings to all of you

Carolyn Bahn
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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)
Seymour A. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
Hastings A. Ewing, FD
(1866 ~ 1924)
Alexander B. Ewing, FD
(1831 ~ 1903)

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