James Carl Shifler, 82

June 12, 2010
  • James Carl Shifler

OCT. 26, 1927-JUNE 10, 2010

James Carl Shifler, 82, of Hagerstown, passed away Thursday, June 10, 2010, at his home.

Born in Boonsboro, Md. on Oct. 26, 1927, he was the son of the late John Clayton and Ethel Katherine Lynch Shifler.

James retired from Apple Valley Chevrolet as a parts manager and was presently employed as a parts driver for Advance Auto Parts in Hagerstown.

He was a member of American Legion Post 202, Williamsport, Md., and an active member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church in Williamsport.

James is survived by his wife of 62 years, Sally M. Shifler; a daughter, Brenda Yesacavage and her husband, Don, of Hagerstown; son J. Michael Shifler and wife, Sharon, of Smithsburg; son Randy Shifler and wife, Angie, of Cearfoss; son Ron Shifler and wife, Peggy, of Williamsport; his loving grandchildren, Patrick, Nicki, Nick, Rachel and Lauren; sister-in-law Carol Davis, wife of the late Walter "Whoop," and their sons, Tony and Chad, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; sister-in-law Audra Shifler, wife of the late Bob, of Chambersburg, Pa.; sister Elizabeth Stevens and husband, Roy, of Martinsburg; sister Mary Hutton, wife of the late Bruce, of Hagerstown; sister Mildred Raudabaugh and husband, Ross, of Chambersburg; and brother Bill Shifler and wife, Jean, of Millsboro, Del.


Funeral services will be Monday, June 14, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Rehoboth United Methodist Church in Williamsport, with the Rev. James E. Swecker officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park in Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport MD 21795, on Sunday, June 13, 2010, from 7 to 9 p.m. For the convenience of friends and family, the funeral home will be open Sunday after 1 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Rehoboth United Methodist Church Building Fund, 30 E. Salisbury St., Williamsport MD 21795; or to the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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