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Bruce Michael Shiffler, 67, of Carlisle, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018 at UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle.  He was born on April 15, 1950 in Lancaster, PA and was the son of the late Albert Bruce Shiffler and Ida Louise (Smeltz) Shiffler.

Bruce was a 1968 graduate of Hempfield High School in Lancaster and attended Shippensburg University.  Bruce worked in the wholesale food industry most of his life and retired as the National Sales Manager for Pilgrim’s Pride which became J.B.S.  A great lover of people, Bruce enjoyed doing caricatures, telling stories, and cooking for large family get-togethers. In 1986, he won the National Catfish Cooking contest in New Orleans, LA.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 42 years, Judith (Judy) Lynn (Gregor) Shiffler, three sons; Brooke M. (wife, Christina) Shiffler of Greensboro, NC, Brian J. (fiancé, Evelyn Hernandez) Shiffler of Chambersburg and  B. Robert (wife, Nicole) Shiffler of Rochelle, VA, one daughter, Allison M. Shiffler of Orem, UT, one brother, Michael S. Shiffler of Shenksville and one sister, Cindy L. Goodhart of Lititz, nine grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by one brother, Anthony W. “Tony” Shiffler.

A visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 6, 2018 followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 216 Skyline Dr., Mechanicsburg, PA, with Bishop Matthew Candland officiating.  A time of fellowship will follow the service at the church.  Burial will be in Waggoners United Methodist Church Cemetery, Carlisle.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, PA, is in charge of the arrangements.  www.Since1853.com

 

 

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To Bruce's family. I am saddened to hear of Bruce's passing. I worked with Bruce in the 80's and 90's at Colony Brokerage - Honor Foods in Philadelphia. I have not seen Bruce in many years. He was always a professional kind of guy back then. I am sorry for your loss. God Bless.

Richard W. Toth
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I'm so sorry for your loss. I met/knew Brother Shiffler while I was a missionary in 1985 in Carlisle. He was a great man. Again, I'm sorry for your loss.

Doug Woodruff
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Judy, I am so saddened to hear of Bruce's passing.  After many years I just recently crossed paths with Bruce and we had a wonderful conversation. He was the same old warm friendly personality I remembered from years before. I am so happy we had this short opportunity to talk. I offer deepest sympathy to you, the kids and family.  I am so very very sorry!

Rick Ward
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So sad to hear of Bruce's passing.  I knew him as a student at Shippensburg and always had a lot of respect for him.  He will be missed

Jim Stuart
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Judy and family.  I have known Bruce for many years working in the convenience store industry.  Bruce recently sent me an obituary of the passing of his brother.  So I was shocked to see Bruce had passed.  Bruce was a terrific person and I always enjoyed his company.  He was very proud of his family. The world lost a great man.   Very sorry for your loss.

Tom Corcoran
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So sorry to hear about Bruce so soon after your mom and Tony's passing.  Prayers go out to you all.
 
Cynthia Mattern
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  Judy, We were so sorry to learn of Bruce's death.  We have many fond memories from the past  Hope it helps to know that others share your sorrow. Our daughter lives in Chambersburg.
 
Sandy (Hanna) Frantz
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I was saddened to hear of Bruce's passing. I dealt with Bruce for many years in my place of business in Carlisle. He was always a gentleman and a pleasure to interact with. He would often talk about his profession, and he seemed passionate about it. I'll never forget the time he brought me a generous sampling of product that he sold through his company. He took the time to explain how to prepare the food, and I recall enjoying it thoroughly. Bruce was a genuine, down-to-earth fellow. He would often talk about his family during our conversations, and it was clear to see that he was dedicated to his loved ones. Bruce had my utmost admiration. My deepest condolences go out to Judy and the family.

Mark Boggs
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Very Sad to hear of Bruce's passing. The years working together at Colony bring back a lot of good memories and good times. I will miss him.
 
Mike Hall
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So sorry to read of Bob's demise.  It seems like such a short while since I met him as we both worked at the dear old Embers.  My warmest regards to Judy and the whole family.

Jim Green 
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To the dear family of Bruce,  We send our thoughts and prayers.  Bruce was greatly loved by our family.  He will be missed.
 
Roxann Eisenberger
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 To Judy and Family,
My sincere sympathy on Bruce's passing.  We originally met when Bruce worked at Colony Brokerage, and had recently worked together with his representation of our Handy Pies.  Bruce was a real gentleman, well respected in the food industry.  He will be missed by all who came in contact with him. It was a real shock to hear the news, and I am very sorry for your loss.
 
Paul Sabatos
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