Achsa J. Shoemaker, 91

MAY 3, 1921-APRIL 22, 2013

April 23, 2013

Achsa Jane Shoemaker, 91, of Hancock, Md., died Monday, April 22, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md.

Born May 3, 1921, in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Bertha Keefer Younker, and the widow of Floyd J. Shoemaker, who died Jan. 6, 2007.

She was a homemaker, attended Hancock Church of God and was a member of Little Cove United Methodist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Wilma Jean Cook and husband, Darl, of Hancock; one sister, Fayetta Egolf of Hancock; grandson, Terry Cook and wife, Becky; and three great-grandchildren, Ashton, Terra and Aaron Cook.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Reams and Carrie Moats.

A service will be Thursday, April 25, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. Pastor Terry Goodwin and the Rev. Harry Strite will officiate. Burial will be in Little Cove United Methodist Cemetery, Mercersburg, Pa.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday one hour before the service at the funeral home.

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