Muriel L. Shetromph77, Landis Valley resident, school nurse

By on January 25, 2012

Muriel Lee Shetromph, 77, wife of the late Jack R. Shetromph, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 at the Landis Valley Retirement Community.

She was born Oct. 16, 1934, in Lancaster to the late Florence and William Lockwood.

She graduated in 1952 from Roxbury High School, Succasunna, N.J. She graduated as a registered nurse from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing, Lancaster, in 1955 and Millersville University with a bachelor’s degree in school nursing and worked at St. Joseph’s Hospital emergency room before having children. From there, she worked at Ephrata Senior High School as a school nurse for 20 years before retiring. She belonged to the Lancaster County School Nurse’s Association when she was working, Friends of the Lancaster County Library, Fulton Opera House Guild, Library System Book Review Group, Iris Club and the Red Hatter’s Women’s Group. She was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lancaster. She loved to read and travel and enjoyed boating with her husband.

She is survived by a son: John R., husband of Jenny Frey Shetromph; a daughter: Carol Ann, wife of Dwight Smith; two granddaughters: Natalie and Emily Shetromph; two brothers: C. Russell, husband of Eloise Fehr Lockwood, of Arlington Heights, Ill.; and Richard C., husband of Beverly Spence Lockwood, of Richmond, Va.

A funeral service was held on Jan. 24 at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz, with Rev.. John Emmerett officiating. Interment took place at East Petersburg Mennonite Cemetery.

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