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Joseph Sterling Shiffer

March 30, 1960 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 61)

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Mr. Joseph S. Shiffer (Joe), 61, of Lebanon passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022. Joe was born in Lebanon, PA, to the late Franklin L. Shiffer, Sr., and Adele M. (Lewars) Shiffer.  He grew up in Pine Grove, PA, and graduated from Pine Grove Area High School in 1978. Joe proudly served his country as a member of the United States Marines Corps and retired from the PA Army National Guard as a computer specialist. Once a Marine, always a Marine. Semper Fidelis! He was also a Desert Storm veteran. In his free time he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, going to the casino, building puzzles, reading books, umpiring softball, and watching football or little league baseball. Joe also participated in the Pine Grove and Tremont Community bands and enjoyed playing percussion instruments. If you needed a history lesson or a good cup of coffee he was your go to guy. Some of Joe's favorite things were his dog Mitzy that stuck by his side till the end, his red mustang, and KISS. He is survived by his children: Bobbi Jo Boris and spouse Kevin, and Amy Frantz; Grandchildren: Morgan L. Shiffer, Evan M. Frantz, and Owen Joseph Boris; Great GrandChildren: Delilah A. Santiago, Ziyon Garcia, and one on the way; His fur baby Mitzy and 7 siblings: Patricia Mease, Franklin Shiffer Jr., George Shiffer, Willard Shiffer, Daniel Shiffer, Rebecca Lesh, and Ethel McMullen. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Judith Shiffer nee Davis, brother Carl Shiffer, and brother in law Paul McMullen. Viewing will be on Friday, January 14, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM with services to follow at Christman's Funeral Home, Inc. Burial will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, (TBD)   Memorial contributions may be made to VFW Post #23, 718 Chestnut Street, Lebanon, PA 17042 or American Heart Association- Lebanon Division, 4250 Crums Mill Road Ste 101, Harrisburg PA 17112.

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Services

Viewing
Friday
January 14, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Christman's Funeral Home, Inc.
226 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042

Funeral Service
Friday
January 14, 2022

12:00 PM
Christman's Funeral Home, Inc.
226 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042

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