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Louise R. Shiffer

Obituary for Louise R. Shiffer

March 18, 1925 - August 24, 2019
| Age 94

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Louise R. Shiffer, of Warminster and formerly of Willow Grove, passed away into God's loving care on Saturday, August 24, 2019. She was 94 years old. Louise was born on March 18, 1925 in Philadelphia to the late George and Pauline (née Ness) Reinsel. She was the wife to the former Pastor at Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Abington, Rev. Alvin O. Shiffer, D.D. who served as Pastor there from 1952 to 1986. Together they shared 54 years of marriage until he passed away in 2000.

Louise was a graduate of Olney High School and was active with her husband in his vocation as Pastor of Holy Trinity in Abington. She was a member of the church choir and was active in the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Women's Group and assisted in many other responsibilities with her husband in the church. In her free time, she enjoyed vacationing with her family to their shore home in Brigantine, N.J. Louise was also very artistic and enjoyed drawing and painting. She used her artistic talent each year making her own Christmas cards to send to her family and friends.

Louise is survived by her three children; Eric G. Shiffer (Starr), Mark A. Shiffer (Candace), Amy S. Fittery (William) as well as three grandchildren; Mark (Kara), Steven (Stephanie), Thomas and three great grandchildren; Mackenzie, Leah, and Dylan. She is predeceased by her brother, Robert Reinsel and survived by her sister in law, Claire.

Relatives and friends are invited to Louise's Life Celebration on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2086 Parkview Ave. Abington, PA 19001 followed by her funeral service at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Whitemarsh Memorial Park. Parking will be available at the entrances of Craft-Givnish of Abington, Inc. located at Old York Rd. and Old Welsh Rd.

Memorial contributions in Louise's name may be made to either the church at the above address or Silver Springs Martin Luther School at www.silver-springs.org. Family services are entrusted under the care of Craft-Givnish of Abington, Inc., 215-659-2000.

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