LaRue S. (Shaffer) Barner

October 12, 1921 ~ December 14, 2018 (age 97)


LaRue S. Barner, 97, of Harrisburg, passed away on December 14, 2018 at Colonial Park Care Center. She was born on October 12, 1921 in Volant, PA; daughter of the late Kenneth D. and Dorothy (Clouse) Shaffer. On October 9, 1943 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Potter Creek, she was united in marriage with Charles H. Barner Jr.; he preceded her in death on August 29, 1952.  LaRue was a 1939 graduate of Replogle High School and York Business College. She was employed as a civilian for the US Army, working in the Department of Logistics. She was preceded in death by her brothers Reid and Dean Shaffer. Surviving are son Charles K. Barner and wife Mabel of Woodbury; daughter Diane L. Barner of Hershey; granddaughter Michelle Bookhammer and husband Jeff of Roaring Spring; granddaughter Melissa Boyer and husband Andy of Westfield; great-grandchildren Elizabeth Bookhammer and Sarah, Thad, and Nate Boyer; brother Gene Shaffer of Woodbury; sister-in-law Willa Shaffer of Bedford; as well as several nieces and nephews. At request of the deceased no public services will be held. Interment will be at Dry Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home, LLC; Woodbury.

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