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Carol A. Shomper, 76 – Lived Her Dream as a Mother

carol shomper obituary

carol shomper obituary

Carol A. Shomper, 76, of Klingerstown, passed away Friday, March 26, 2021 at her home.

Born June 30, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Elwood and Tamie Clark Maurer.

She was preceded in death in 2014 by her husband, Dennis L. Shomper, to whom she was married for nearly 50 years.

Carol graduated from Tri-Valley High School in 1962 and worked for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania until her dream of becoming a mother came true. She was a homemaker, and then returned to work as an administrative assistant for Nationwide Insurance with Tobash Insurance Agency until her retirement in 2007.

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She was a lifelong member of Salem Church of Rough and Ready, Klingerstown.

Carol enjoyed traveling, spending time at the beach in Ocean City, MD, and playing card games with family. She was a deeply devoted grandmother, and loved spending time with her grandchildren and supporting them by attending their extracurricular activities.

Surviving are a son, Jason and his wife Mary, Rochester, NY; a daughter, Kristin and her husband Peter Frederick, Jr., Auburn; five grandchildren, Katherine and Luke Shomper, and Giana, Braxton, and Danica Frederick; a sister, Grace Rebuck, Klingerstown; a brother, Les Maurer, Dalmatia; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Bruce Maurer, and a sister, Kathryn Rickert.

A private service for close friends and family was held at Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown, with Pastor Mark Mantz officiating. Interment followed the service at Salem Church of Rough and Ready cemetery, Klingerstown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 968 Postal Road, Suite 110, Allentown, PA 18109, or to the Salem Church of Rough and Ready Organ Fund, 1128 Ridge Road, Klingerstown, PA 17941.

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