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Shelvey L. Schauer


Shelvey Louise Schauer, 74, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Rest Haven Nursing Home, York.

She was born on March 5, 1944 in Harrisburg and was the daughter of the late Ralph and Lee Emma (Kohr) Kinsey.

She was of the Protestant faith and a former member of Glad Tidings, Middletown. She was also a former den mother and treasurer for both Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts. In her later years, she enjoyed traveling. Shelvey was retired from TMI where she was an engineer assistant.

In addition to her parents, Shelvey was preceded in death by her nine siblings.

She is survived by her three sons, Russell J. Schauer Jr. and his wife Merriam of Elizabethtown, Dale R. Schauer of Union Deposit, and Joseph M. Schauer of Marylad; three grandchildren, Russell J. Schauer III, Angela Lamb, and Tiffany Ben-Canaan; and four great-grandchildren, Nicholas P. Schauer, Sophia M. Ben-Canaan, Mason A. Lamb and Emma Ben-Canaan.

A tribute to Shelvey’s life will be held on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown, with the Rev. Lori Hatch-Rivera officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Hillsdale Cemetery, Middletown.

In lieu of flowers please send donations in Shelvey’s name to American Cancer Society, 112 Sipe Ave., Hummelstown, PA 17036.

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