Joseph Loy Shumaker

Born: Sun., Mar. 8, 1936
Died: Mon., Sep. 9, 2019


9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, Tue., Sep. 17, 2019
Location: David M. Myers Funeral & Cremation Newport, Pa

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Tue., Sep. 17, 2019
Location: David M. Myers Funeral & Cremation Newport, Pa

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  Joseph Loy Shumaker, 83 years old, of Newport, passed away September 9, 2019 in Brookdale Assisted Living Home in Harrisburg. He was born March 8, 1936 in Markelsville to Raymond and Hazel (Goodling) Shumaker. He was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and was a life member of the Newport VFW and Perry County Military Honor Guard. He was a member of the United Church of Christ and the Newport Lions Club. He is survived by his daughter, Adrienne (John) Reed of Tennessee; brothers, Tom (Sherry) Shumaker of Fl, Bill Shumaker (Diane) of Colorado, Sam Herr (Sis) and Mike Holler (Carol) of Liverpool; sisters, Vicki of North Carolina, Betsy (Fred) Payne of Gardners and Rae Ann (Bill) Gifford of Harrisburg; cousin, Glenn (Carol) Martin of Harrisburg and grandson, Christopher Reed of Tennesse and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son Joseph J. Shumaker.
  Services were held Tuesday from the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport with military honors by the Perry County Military Honor Guard. Burial is in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at  1 PM.
  Memorial contributions are suggested to Central PA Food Bank or St. Jude Children's Hospital.

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