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Sara Jane Sheffer Grissinger
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Birth: May 21, 1920
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 2004
Martinsburg
Berkeley County
West Virginia, USA

Jane Grissinger of Shepherdstown, W.Va., died April 29 in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Sara Jane Sheffer was born May 21, 1920 in Gettysburg. She was the daughter of the late Howard W. and Emma Elizabeth Sachs Sheffer.

She attended public schools in Gettysburg, and graduated from Gettysburg College. She earned advanced degrees from Johns Hopkins University. She was a member of the American, the International, and the Newstead Abbey Byron societies. She taught English in public schools in Pennsylvania and West Virginia before joining the faculty of Shepherd College in 1969. She retired in 1991 and was named professor emerita. She was a Lutheran.

She is survived by three children, John M. Grissinger, Anne Noel Munro, and Robert B. Grissinger; two grandsons; one sister, Elizabeth Ann Sheffer, and one brother, Howard W. Sheffer.

Services will be private. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Howard W Sheffer (1891 - 1944)
  Emma E. Sachs Sheffer (1894 - 1966)
 
 Sibling:
  Sara Jane Sheffer Grissinger (1920 - 2004)
  Elizabeth Ann Sheffer (1922 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
Specifically: Adams County, Pennsylvania
 
Created by: Just another taphophile
Record added: May 04, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8719080
 

GHS Class of 1937
- GHS Alumni Association
 Added: Jan. 30, 2014
 
 
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