Evelyn Shaffer (Barner) Wetzler

Born: Fri., Oct. 8, 1920
Died: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019


Visitation

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Mar. 04, 2019
Location: Newport Family Life Center


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Mar. 04, 2019
Location: Newport Family Life Center


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 Evelyn Shaffer Wetzler passed away at the age of 98 on February 27 at Locust Grove Retirement Village in Mifflin,PA. Evelyn was born to Jacob L. Barner and Mary E. Zaring Barner on October the 8th, 1920 in Liverpool, PA.
  She was a member of the Newport Assembly of God Church. There she was a Sunday school teacher as well as a teacher of children's church.
  She was a retired teacher's aid of Capital Area Intermediate Unit, Camp Hill, PA.
  Surviving are a son, Raymond Arthur Shaffer Jr and his wife Deana of Millerstown; son in law, Donald L. Campbell of Millerstown; grandchildren, R. Todd Shaffer and wife Allyson of Millerstown, Eric J. Shaffer of Lucketts, VA; Deborah Schreiber and husband Gregory of Millerstown, and Donald L. Campbell Jr. and wife Elizabeth of Millerstown; great grandchildren, Salene, Samantha and Savanna Shaffer, Amy Gee and husband Austin of Hershey, Kaitlin Schreiber and husband Colby of Newport; Kayla Bowersox and husband Brandon of Newport and Tyler Campbell of Millerstown; great great grandchildren, Micah, Noah and Lydia Gee, Rosemary Schreiber and AvaGrace Bowersox.  Evelyn was preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Campbell and husbands, 1st Lt Raymond A. Shaffer Sr and Donald Wetzler.
  Services will be held Monday from the Newport Family Life Center, 27 West Shortcut Road, Newport with a visitation from 10 AM until the funeral service at 11 AM. Burial will follow after a luncheon in the Fairview Cemetery, Freeburg, PA.
  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Newport Assembly of God Church, 253 North 6th Street, Newport, PA 17074.
 
         
 

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Joy Holt
   Posted Fri March 08, 2019
I’m so sorry for your loss. I’d like to share some real hope with you. In Psalms 146:4 tells the condition of the dead. In Acts 24:15 and Isaiah 26:19 the Bible promises a resurrection of our loved ones back to earth. When Jesus resurrected Lazarus from the dead, he brought him back to earth. That was a foregleam of the future. In Psalms 37:11+29 says man will live forever on the earth in peace. That was God’s original purpose, for man to live forever in the garden of eden. God’s purpose hasn’t changed. InIsaiah 45:18 says God created the earth to be inhabited. That’s why he gave his son to die for us, John 3:16, so we could have everlasting life on earth. In Revelation 21:4 says there’ll be no more pain or death. Since there’s no pain or death in heaven, those are future conditions here on earth as God had intended. JW.org