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Paula C. Schortemeyer


Paula C. Schortemeyer, 92, of Harrisburg, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at UPMC Community General Hospital. Paula was the widow of John J. Schortemeyer.

Paula was born in Rotterdam, Holland on November 1, 1927 to the late Gerard and Catherine (Van Den Berg) Van Haasteren.

She was a member of Seven Sorrows BVM Catholic Church, Middletown. Paula was a retired receptionist for Dr. Samuel Selcher and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Paula is survived by her two sons, John T. and wife Tracie Schortemeyer, of Haymarket, Va. and Robert G. and wife Roxanne Schortemeyer, of Middletown, Pa.; her sister, Ineke Emiddio; her grandchildren, Jessica Treichler, Jason and Rachael Schortemeyer; and her great- grandchildren, Landon, Brexton and Maryn.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at her Church, 280 N. Race St., Middletown, PA 17057. A viewing will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday at her church.

Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Harrisburg, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Paula’s Church or to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17110.

Matinchek Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 260 East Main St., Middletown, Pa. has been entrusted with handling the arrangements.

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