Joanne R. Sheffler
Joanne R. Sheffler, of Havre de Grace, MD, died Friday, July 29, 2016 at Harford Memorial Hospital. She was 81.
Born in Harford County, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Dorothy (Grafton) Simmons and wife of the late Guy Sheffler who died in 1998.
Mrs. Sheffler was the former owner of Grumpy’s Bar and Grille in Aberdeen. She was a member of the Havre de Grace VFW and the Perryville American Legion. She loved to cook and bring people together.
She is survived by her sons; Larry Simmons of Annapolis, Asa Swan of Millville, NJ, Ted Jones of Havre de Grace and Tim Jones of Havre de Grace; daughters, Vickie Keithley of Abingdon, Cherie Baker of San Diego, CA, and Debbie Johns of Charlestown, MD; brother, William Simmons of Forest Hill; sisters, Helen Cornett of Havre de Grace, Velma Noonkester of Forest Hill and Jean Whitzell of Perryville; 12 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her brother, David Simmons.
A memorial service conducted by Pastor Norman Obenshain will be held at the Tarring-Cargo Funeral Home on Thursday, August 4 at 4 p.m. with a visitation to follow until 8 p.m.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.tarringcargo.com.