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Shirley R. Showvaker

Shirley R. Showvaker

Jul 4th, 1935 - Oct 6th, 2021
  • Birth Date: Jul 4th, 1935
  • Death Date: Oct 6th, 2021
  • Funeral Date: Oct 12th, 2021
  • Location: St. Francis Catholic Church, Gettysburg
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Biography: Shirley R. Showvaker, 86, of Littlestown, died Wed, Oct 6, 2021 at Wellspan Gettysburg Hospital.  She was the widow of James H. Showvaker who died Oct 15, 2017.  Born July 4, 1935 in Hanover, Shirley was the daughter of the late Henry F. & Leila R. (Eckenrode) Storm.  She was a 1953 Delone High School graduate and had been a bookkeeper with her husband's business,  Jim Showvaker Masonry.

Surviving  are her daughter, Wanda A. Golden & Chris of Gettysburg and her brother,  Harold S. Storm & Doreen of Littlestown.   She was predeceased by her son, Stephen Showvaker. Shirley was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, Gettysburg. She loved her family and her pets.

Funeral Service is Tuesday, Oct 12, at 10 A.M. at her church with the Rev. Daniel Mitzel Celebrant. Viewing is Monday, Oct 11, from 6 - 8 P.M. at Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown.  Interment is in St.Aloysius Catholic Cemetery, Littlestown.   Contributions in Shirley's name may be sent to Adams Count SPCA, 11 Goldenville Rd., Gettysburg, PA  17325. Online condolences may be shared on

Sharon steinour
Oct 15th, 2021 1:45 pm
My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Shirley and Jim were my neighbors for many years. Wonderful people. Shirley always had a smile on her face. May memories help comfort you at this time. God bless. Sharon
Brent Mummert
Oct 14th, 2021 9:51 pm
My deepest condolences to the Showvaker Family.
Karen Spangler
Oct 12th, 2021 1:16 am
Wanda, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs.
Betty bucher
Oct 9th, 2021 10:06 pm
I worked with Shirley many years ago. She was a sweet gentle lady. She will be missed. She’s with the love of her life now.
Janet (Eline) McMaster
Oct 9th, 2021 6:19 pm
My prayers & sympathy are extended to the Showvaker families. I always enjoyed talking to Jim & Shirley on Sunday mornings at breakfast at Dutterers,
They will both be missed by many~~

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