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Lenora Rosalie "Lyn" Peiffer Shatzer
Birth: Jan. 26, 1920
Waynesboro
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 2012
Quincy
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA

Lenora Rosalie (Peiffer) Shatzer, 92, of Quincy PA and formerly of Hagerstown, MD, was escorted to her heavenly home at 5:48 A.M Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Colestock Health Center in Quincy Village, Quincy, PA where she had been a resident since May 2011.

She was born on January 26, 1920 in Waynesboro, PA; she was the daughter of the late Aaron G. Peiffer and Ruth M. (Sprenkle) Peiffer.

Lenora was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Herbert McAlister Shatzer in April of 1998. They were married on February 20, 1937 in Martinsburg, WV. She and her husband resided in Hagerstown, MD from January 1967 until May of last year.

Lenora was a homemaker, talented artist, master gardener, baker and chef extraordinaire. She also enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, reading and spending time with friends and family.

Lenora is survived by a son, Jack B. (wife Mildred) Shatzer of Mechanicsburg, PA, two daughters, Christine A (husband Gary) Stoner of Siddonsburg, PA and Wendy B. Staley of Maugansville, MD. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly L. Benedict of Waynesboro, PA and a son-in-law, K.Todd Staley of Hagerstown, MD.

Lenora also was blessed with four granddaughters, six grandsons, twenty one great grandchildren, two step great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by one great grandson.

She is survived by four sisters, Mary Jane Hoffman and Margaret "Peggy" Wagaman both of Waynesboro, Shirley Barnes of Green Village, PA, Trudy J. Moore of Springfield, VA, four brothers, Kenneth L. Peiffer, Gerald E. Peiffer both of Waynesboro, Lowell E. Peiffer of Ellsworth, MA, and Frederick D. Peiffer of Mercersburg, PA. She is also survived by seventeen nieces and seventeen nephews.

In addition to her parents, husband and daughter, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles A. Peiffer and Arthur G. Peiffer, two sisters, J. Kathryn O'Donnell and Sandra D. Huber, three half-sisters, Ruth V. Peiffer, Helen L. Minnich and M. Evelyn Shadle and three half-brothers, J. Norman Peiffer, D. Lester Peiffer, Harold R. Peiffer.

Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, June 25, 2012 in Central Presbyterian Church, 40 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, PA with the Rev. Dr. John F. Helgeson officiating. Burial will follow in Lincoln Cemetery, Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M., Sunday in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro and one hour prior to the service, Monday, in the church parlor.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mission Fund at Central Presbyterian Church, 40 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg PA 17201.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Aaron Gilbert Peiffer (1886 - 1962)
  Ruth Minerva Sprenkle Peiffer (1901 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  Herbert McAlister Shatzer (1919 - 1998)
 
 Children:
  Beverly Lyn Shatzer Benedict (1939 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Lester Peiffer (1907 - 1985)**
  Viola Ruth Peiffer (1909 - 1994)**
  John Norman Peiffer (1910 - 1995)**
  Helen Louise Peiffer Minnich (1911 - 2004)**
  Harold Raymond Peiffer (1912 - 1970)**
  Mildred Evelyn Peiffer Shadle (1916 - 1980)**
  Lenora Rosalie Peiffer Shatzer (1920 - 2012)
  Charles Aaron Peiffer (1921 - 1999)*
  Arthur Gilson Peiffer (1923 - 1998)*
  Jessie Kathryn Peiffer O'Donnell (1924 - 2007)*
  Kenneth Llewelyn Peiffer (1926 - 2014)*
  Mary Jane Peiffer Hoffman (1928 - 2016)*
  Lowell Emmert Peiffer (1932 - 2013)*
  Sandra Darleene Peiffer Huber (1939 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Lincoln Cemetery
Chambersburg
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: 29, Block E, Sec. F
 
Created by: Jack Shatzer
Record added: Jun 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92278225
Lenora Rosalie Lyn <i>Peiffer</i> Shatzer
Added by: Jack Shatzer
 
Lenora Rosalie Lyn <i>Peiffer</i> Shatzer
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Lenora Rosalie Lyn <i>Peiffer</i> Shatzer
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- KelBea
 Added: Sep. 1, 2015
Sundays won't be the same without you here for dinner. We love you and miss you.
- Wendy, Sarah, and AJ
 Added: Jun. 26, 2012
Momma, you surely did earn your Wings. I miss you like crazy already. Hug Daddy and Debbie for me!!! I'll bet the flower gardens are amazing there!!
- Chrissie Shatzer Stoner
 Added: Jun. 22, 2012
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