Suzanne M. Shober52, Armstrong supervisor, talented singer

By on March 21, 2012

Suzanne Marie (Jones) Shober, 52, of Lititz, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 11, 2012 at the Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center.

Born in Houston, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Joyce (Magee) Jones. Suzanne was the loving wife of John Anthony Shober.

Suzanne graduated from Incarnate Word Academy, Houston, Texas. She had been an administrative supervisor for Armstrong World Industries and had worked in a similar capacity for other companies in the Lancaster area, Chicago, Hazleton and Houston and Grapevine, Texas. Her favorite moments were spent with her children and grandchildren. She had a lovely singing voice and enjoyed dancing, cooking and vacations at the beach with her family and extended family.

Surviving in addition to her husband, Jack, are three sons and a daughter: Jeremy Keith Shober, husband of Laura Bush Shober, of Hempfield; Brian Christopher Shober, of Los Angeles, Calif.; John Anthony Shober, of Lititz; and Jessica Jeanne Shober, of Lititz; three grandchildren: Carinn Shober, Clark Jeremy Shober and Jackson Brian Shober; 10 siblings: Raymond Hartwell Jones Jr., Glenn James Jones, Curtis Michael Jones, Donald Paul Jones, John Thomas Jones, David Scott Jones, Jane Lynn Turner, Mark Andrew Jones, Barbara Leigh Monroe and Lesa Anne Jones; many nieces and nephews; Godchildren; and many, many friends and relatives.

A mass of Christian burial was held March 17 at St. James Catholic Church, Lititz, with Rev. James O’Blaney as celebrant. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her name to the Lancaster County Department of Children and Youth Services.

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