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Carol M. Shamp, 81, of Northumberland, passed away after a long and courageous battle with respiratory illness on Wednesday, April 12, 2017.

Born May 25, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Mae Gamble.

After graduating from Sunbury High School, she married Paul W. Shamp on Aug. 7, 1955.

During her younger days, she was employed at Buttercrust Bakery as a secretary and then Swineford National Bank as a teller.

She was an active member of the Zion Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday school, and was Parent Teacher Association president for C.W. Rice Middle School where her children attended classes. She enjoyed spending quality family time with her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Her hobbies including reading novels and the newspapers and attending her grandsons' sporting events.

She is survived by her husband, Paul; her children, David and Deborah Shamp; four grandsons, Ryan, Andrew, David and Jonathon; and three great-granddaughters, Peyton, Aubrey and Brynley.

A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, April 17, 2017, in the Apple Chapel of the Zion Lutheran Church, Sunbury, followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m.

Interment will be in the Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Carol's honor can be made to her beloved Zion Lutheran Church, 15 S. Fifth St. Sunbury, PA 17801.

Arrangements are by the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 309 Water St., Northumberland.
Published on April 14, 2017
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