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Phyllis I. (Reber) Shoener, 94 – Sang with the Church Choir

Phyllis I. Shoener, 94, formerly of Adamsdale, passed away Monday, June 26th, at Orwigsburg Center, Orwigsburg.

Born in South Manheim Township on June 22, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Carl & Edna Reber.

She was the widow of Kenneth J. Shoener who passed away January 6, 2002.

In addition to her parents and husband, Phyllis is also preceded in death by a brother, John “Jack” Reber.

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She had been employed by Landingville Knit as a machine operator.

Phyllis was a member of Faith Reformed United Church of Christ, Landingville, where she was a former member of the choir. She had also belonged to the Landingville Fire Company as a Ladies Auxiliary member.

Phyllis is survived by a daughter, Donna L., wife of Bill Higgins, of Pottsville; a son, Terry L., husband of Jane Shoener, of Selinsgrove, four grandchildren: Jessica, Matthew, Allison, & Jill, and eight great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 12 Noon at Faith Reformed United Church of Christ, Landingville, with Pastor Glenn Rarick officiating on July 15th. A visitation will be held from 11 AM until the time of service. Interment will be privately held.

At the family’s request, contributions in Phyllis’ memory may be forwarded to Faith Reformed United Church of Christ, 8 Church St., Landingville, PA 17972, or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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