The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

March 16, 2013

Joan S. Shemory, 64, Mifflinburg


The Daily Item

— MIFFLINBURG — Joan S. Shemory, 64, of 400 Merri Lane, since 1995, entered into rest at 11:33 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born July 2, 1948, in Lewisburg, a daughter of the late Joseph I. and Dorothy V. (Bilger) Shively. On May 28, 1967, at the Lincoln Chapel United Methodist Church, Laurelton, she married Terry L. Shemory, who survives.

Joan was a 1967 graduate of Mifflinburg High School.

She attended the Christ Community Church of Glen Iron.

Joan was employed as a certified nursing assistant at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village for many years.  Earlier in life, she had worked at the Laurelton Center, Union County Court House, and Riverwoods, Lewisburg.

She lived life to the fullest and enjoyed spending time with her family, and especially grandchildren. Joan also enjoyed quilting, camping, cook-outs, and traveling to Florida.

Surviving, in addition to her husband of nearly 46 years, are one son and daughter-in-law, Adam and Nikki Shemory, of Mifflinburg; one daughter and son-in-law, Terri Jo and Rodney Brittain, of Millmont; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Carol and Larry Wilson, of Millmont, and Rhonda and Harry Maurer, of Mifflinburg; four grandchildren, Tamara Brittain, Blayne Brittain, Morgan Shemory, and Blake Shemory; and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are welcome for a time of visitation from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Christ Community Church of Glen Iron, 2746 State Route 235, where a memorial service to celebrate the life of Joan will be conducted at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Henry Dorman officiating.

Memorial gifts may be made to the American Heart Association, 1704 Warren Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701.

Funeral arrangements are by Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg.