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Susan K. Smiley, 50, of Duncannon, passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at home with her loving family by her side.  She was born on July 27, 1966 in Camp Hill, and is the daughter of Lucille Mae (Miller) Sheaffer of New Bloomfield and the late Joseph G. Sheaffer.

Susan graduated from Susquenita High School with the class of 1984.  She was a devoted stay at home mom.  Susan also cared for other children in her home from 1988 to 2001, and continued to stay in touch with those children as they grew older.  In 2001, Susan began working as the secretary to the Principal at Susquenita High School, a position she held until her passing today.  She was a member of the Cornerstone Christian Church in Duncannon.  Susan’s faith in God, love of family, friends, and working in her flower beds, sustained her for the more than five years she courageously battled cancer.    

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her devoted husband of 33 years, Steven E. Smiley, one son, Steven E. Smiley, Jr. and his fiancé, Tarah Smith of Duncannon, two daughters; Jennifer S. Herrera of Duncannon and Becky M. and her husband, Brian A. Shull of Shermans Dale, one brother, Todd Sheaffer and his companion, Harriet of West Fairview, five grandchildren; Elena, Andy, Jacob, Karleigh and Lea and several nieces and nephews.  Susan was predeceased by grandmothers; Geraldine C. Sheaffer and Alma K. Miller and grandfather, Eugene L. Miller.

A visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2017 followed by a memorial service at 12:00 p.m. in the Cornerstone Christian Church, 595 New Bloomfield Rd., Duncannon, PA 17020 with Pastor David White officiating.  Burial will be private. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, assisted the family with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Cornerstone Christian Church at www.cccduncannon.com or to the Joyce Meyer Ministries at www.joycemeyer.org.  www.Since1853.com


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Our thoughts are with Sue's loved ones as we remember our kind, warm, wonderful friend and the love that she shared with everyone who knew her ��
 
Kathy Kisner & Family
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Sue, you were a beautiful and wonderful woman. I feel blessed having the privilege of knowing you and getting to spend some time with you. This world is a better place for having you in it. I hope you are in awe of the lords presence and we will continue to pray for your family's healing. You were loved by many and will be missed by all.
 
Anthony Martinez
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Sugar cookie (lucielle) I am so sorry to hear about your daughter. I can remember when she got married. Have you in my prayers. Steve prayers for you too.
 
Jeannette and tom baer (tiny and panda)
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Words cannot express how saddened I am for you, Steve, Jen, Becky, Steve Jr., Todd and Chip. My heart is breaking for you. Susan was such a good person and was taken way too soon. God has a plan for all of us and Susan is in his loving hands. May he watch over all of you and embrace you with your wonderful memories of her. My deepest sympathies to all of you.
 
Donna K. McCommon Bancroft
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My heartfelt sympathies to all of Susan's family. Susan was such a warm, kind and generous person in every way. I truly feel we need more like her here but I guess God needed her more. Peace and comfort to you all.
 
Dawn Gochenaur
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My thoughts, prayers and love are with the family and friends. Sue has always been one of the most loving and caring people I've ever known. I miss her so very much. I am so blessed to know her.
 
Debi Jolin
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I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Her light will perpetually shine upon you. She was a wonderful lady. I am very sorry.
 
Lisa D. Huling Skirpan
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I am so very sorry to hear about Sue. She fought a good fight, but apparently God need her more. My thoughts and prayes are with her Mom, Steve, her children and her family. She was such a kind, sweet woman that will never be forgotten. She's now dancing pain free with the angels in heaven. RIP my childhood friend.
 
Tammy (Krick) Sheibley
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I am so saddened by the death of Susie. She was so filled with the love of her husband, children and grandchildren. She influenced the lives of other children and to all who came into her life. But most of all she loved her Lord, and she wanted to do his will. I will miss seeing Susie in church with her children and grandchildren,but know that we will all be reunited one day.
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Steve I am so sorry for your loss she was a wonderful person praying for your family.
 
Cheryl Zettlemoyer Davenport
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Oh Steve, we are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.
 
Jeff & Patti Salisbury
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Since 1853
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