The Daily Item
BEAVER SPRINGS — Jeffrey E. Shawver, 60, of Route 522, passed away at 5:46 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
He was born Aug. 2, 1952, in Lewistown, the son of Mary (Pheasant) Shawver, of McClure, and the late Eugene R. Shawver. On Sept. 24, 1983, he married Nancy K. (McCarthy) Shawver, who survives.
Jeffrey was a 1970 graduate of West Snyder High School and served in the Navy during the Vietnam War from 1972-75.
He previously was employed by the highway department, Poloron Homes, American Viscose, Lewistown, and the Selinsgrove Center, where he recently retired after 34½ years.
He attended Trinity Lutheran Church, McClure.
Jeffrey enjoyed playing softball with teams from Middleburg and Selinsgrove, collecting antiques, old newspapers and especially working with flowers and making crafts from grapevines.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by one sister and brother-in-law, Heidi and Frank Stearns, of Dillsburg, and aunts and uncles, Mae Wagner, of Beavertown, Dr. Glenn and Evelyn Stumpff, of Selinsgrove, Jay and Hazel Shawver, of Lewistown, and Jim Shawver, of Richfield.
Friends and family will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by the funeral at 11, at the Pheasant Funeral Home, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown, with the Rev. Lisa Schuster officiating, assisted by Pastor Jesse Bingman and Pastor Linda Sullivan.
Burial with military honors will follow in Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jeffrey’s memory may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 6 W. Specht St., McClure, PA 17841.