Sharry Ann Kiehl, 72, WHS grad, teacher with Manheim Township, enjoyed camping

By on January 7, 2015

Sharry Ann Kiehl, 72, passed unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, into her eternal rest.

Sharry was the daughter of the late David B. and E. Lorraine Greiner. Sharry’s dad, a WWII veteran, passed away in 1974; Sharry’s mom passed away in April 2008. Sharry was the adoring wife of Edwin Kiehl, with whom she celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in May 2014.

In addition to her loving husband, Sharry is survived by her son: Jim Kiehl, husband of Nancy of Burlington, Mass.; her daughter: Wendy, wife of Ryan Hoyer of Lititz; and an aunt: Dorothy Zook of Lebanon. A devoted wife, loving mother, and grandma, “Gram’s” life was deeply enriched by her grandchildren: Malorie and Emily Kiehl of Burlington, Mass.; and Rebecca, Joshua, and Rachel Hoyer of Lititz.

Sharry graduated from Warwick High School in 1960 and Millersville University in 1964, earning a degree in elementary education. She was a first-grade teacher and later a reading specialist in the Manheim Township School District, where she retired after 35 years of dedicated service.

Sharry’s hobbies included cooking, sewing, and camping. Sharry’s loving personality and unfailing sense of humor will be deeply missed by many friends and extended family members.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Sharry to Hospice & Community Care, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125; or Moravian Manor Memorial Fund, 300 W. Lemon St., Lititz, PA 17543.

Sharry’s family is standing on the promise of Psalm 23: “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.”

Her husband, children, and grandchildren celebrated Sharry’s life on Jan. 6 at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home, Lititz. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

To leave the family an online condolence, visit Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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