The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

June 18, 2013

Viola K. “Vicky” Stryker, 87, Sunbury

The Daily Item

— SUNBURY — Viola K. “Vicky” Stryker, 87, of Sunbury, passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Sunbury Community Hospital.

She was born March 16, 1926, in Milton, a daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Kleckner) Kerstetter. She married George K. Stryker, who preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 2010.

Vicky was a 1944 graduate of John Harris High School, Harrisburg.

She enjoyed working in the Shikellamy Middle School cafeteria for many years.

Vicky loved being with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, one son and daughter-in-law, Richard A. and Connie Shipe, of Sunbury, and two daughters and one son-in-law, Mary A. Yagle, of Selinsgrove, and Karen S. and Kerry Moser, of Stuart, Fla.; grandchildren, Steven Miller Jr., Richard Shipe Jr., Zachary Moser, Donald Shipe II, Lisa Miller, Jessica Thomas and Jennifer Mattern; 14 great-grandchildren; one brother, Harry Kerstetter, of Middletown; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Susan Russell, Anne Dougherty and Doris Boyer; and one brother, Harold Kerstetter.

Vicky requested that she be cremated. Friends will be received from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Friday in the David T. Zweier Funeral Home Inc., 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury, followed by a celebration of life at 11 with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Gunter, of Otterbein United Methodist Church, officiating.

A committal service will follow in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

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