Ida L. Shiffler, 89, RCA retiree, avid bowler, enjoyed cooking and quilting

By on January 31, 2018

Ida L. Shiffler, 89, of Lititz, passed away Jan. 26, 2018 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy, after a brief illness.

Born in Quarryville, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Dearoff) and Benjamin Ezra Smeltz.

Ida graduated from Quarryville High School and retired after many years of service from RCA. She was an avid bowler in her younger years. She loved her family, cooking and working in her yard. Nanny will always be remembered for the beautiful baby quilts she made for her great-grandchildren.

Surviving are her four children: Bruce Shiffler (Judy), Cindy Goodhart (Gary), Tony Shiffler, and Mike Shiffler (Joyce); sister: Mary Ross (John); 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Ida was preceded in death by one sister: Verna Clark; four brothers: Bill, Robert, Jim, and B. Ezra Jr.; and two grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1, at Brethren Village Chapel, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lancaster. The family will greet friends at a luncheon following the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17604.

To leave the family a personal condolence, visit Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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