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Obituary of Rebecca J. Shawver, 88


Rebecca J. Shawver, 88, of Howard, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018 at Wynwood House, State College. She was born on November 26, 1929 in Hublersburg, a daughter of the late James and Joanne Conway Shaffer.

She was a graduate of Howard High School. On August 14, 1948 she was united in marriage to Dean S. Shawver, Sr. he preceded her in death.

Rebecca was a homemaker and assisted her husband with their farm. She enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers.

She is survived by two daughters, Deb ( Jerry) McCloskey of Howard and Connie Emberton of Boalsburg, and a son, Dean Shawver,Jr. of Bellefonte, Three grandchildren, Becky Fultz, JoAnn Hodge, and Philip Emberton and two great- grandchildren, Matthew Fultz and Isaiah Hodge.

She also leaves behind a brother, Don ( Diane) Shaffer of Howard and a sister, Dorothy Roan of Centre Hall. She was preceded by several brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at Kader- Neff Funeral Home, 135 W. Main St., Howard with Rev. Dave Hersh officiating. Friends will be received from 9:30 to 11: 30 prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grane Hospice Care, 115 Union Ave., Altoona,PA. 16602 or to Wynwood House, 220 Regent Court, Suite E1 State College, PA, 16801.

Interment will be private at Schencks Cemetery, Howard.

Name of Deceased

Rebecca J. Shawver



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Funeral Home

Kader-Neff Funeral Home

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