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Larry D. "Skip" Shellenberger Sr., 77, of Richfield, entered into rest on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at the Richfield Senior Living and Rehabilitation Center.

He was the husband of the late Caroline M. (Willard) Shellenberger, who preceded him in death on June 14, 2010. The couple were married nearly 50 years at the time of her passing.

Larry was born on Dec. 22, 1940, in Richfield, a son of the late Roland and Hazel (Metzger) Shellenberger.

He was formerly employed at Shirk's Construction, Richfield and retired from Consolidated Freightways, Carlisle.

Larry was a life member of the National Rifle Association, Richfield Ambulance Company, and the Teamsters Union 776, Carlisle.

He enjoyed going to County Line Restaurant and the Chat Shack for morning coffee and socializing. Larry was an avid NASCAR fan and liked to go hunting.

He is survived by a son, Larry D. "Skip" Shellenberger Jr. and a daughter, Patty L. Sheaffer, both of Liverpool; a grandson, Larry D. "Skipper" Shellenberger III and his wife Megan, of Mount Pleasant Mills; three great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Charlotte, and Grace Shellenberger; a step-granddaughter, Holly Maxwell and her husband Kenny, of McAlisterville; two brothers and two sisters, Richard "Dick" Shellenberger and his wife Mary, of Manchester, Janet Mull, of Richfield, Darlene Billet and her husband Bob, of McAlisterville, and Ronald "Ronnie" Shellenberger and his wife Betty Jane, of York, and many nieces and nephews.

Larry was preceded in death by a brother, Jack Metzger.

Friends and family are invited to the visitation on Tuesday, Feb. 6, from 1 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. at the George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills. Officiating will be Pastor Roger L. Womer.

Burial will be in Richfield Union Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of Larry to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701.
Published on February 2, 2018
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