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Carole "Vonnie" Lavonne (Conner) Shoemaker

August 15, 1941 ~ November 16, 2017 (age 76)
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Carole “Vonnie” Shoemaker, 76, of Granville, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 8:20 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at Ohesson Manor.

Born Aug. 15, 1941 in Bratton Twp., McVeytown, she was a daughter of the late Anna (Corbin) and Harold D. Conner.

She is survived by: her husband, Ronald J. Shoemaker, whom she married March 30, 1963; her children, Lori Saltzer and husband, Richard, of Belleville, Rhonda Swisher and husband, Kurtis, of Lewistown, and Matthew Shoemaker and wife, Kristen (Aurand), of Lewistown; grandchildren, Colton Swisher, Nathan Saltzer, Courtney Swisher, Conner Saltzer, and Cade, Jace and Trey Shoemaker; siblings, Merle Conner and wife, Betty, of Lake Ariel, Deanna Conner, of Lewistown, and Jeffrey Conner and wife, Cyndi, of Lewistown.

She was a graduate of Geisinger Medical Center School of Nursing, class of 1962.

Vonnie was a registered nurse at Lewistown Hospital for 20 years; Davita Dialysis Center for 13 years, retiring in 2004.

She was a member of Evangel Baptist Church where she was a 1st-2nd grade Sunday school teacher, AWANA leader and Clothing Closet coordinator.

A celebration of life service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. 5th St., Lewistown with Rev. Bill Howe officiating.

Interment took place in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Vonnie’s name may be made to: Evangel Baptist Church 375 W. 5th St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Arrangements are under the care of Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Inc., 200 N. Main St., Lewistown. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Evangel Baptist Church
375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown PA 17044

 Service Information

Celebration of Life
December 3, 2017

4:00 PM
Evangel Baptist Church
375 W. Fifth St.
Lewistown, PA 17044

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