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Melba R. Shaver

d. April 17, 2019


April 17, 2019

MELBA R. SHAVER, 92, formerly of Macungie, PA passed away peacefully Wednesday evening in Partridge-Tippett Nursing Home, Wesley Village, Jenkins Twp.,

Born in Jackson Twp., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Loretta Redmond Reaks. She was a graduate of Lake Lehman High School class of 1944 and the Empire Beauty School where she obtained her Teachers License. For 20 years she was employed as a hairdresser for Arlene’s Beauty Shop of Wilkes-Barre. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a Sales Clerk and Daytime Manager at the Early American Candle Shop of Wescosville, PA. For many years she served as a National Official for Girls Basketball in the Wilkes-Barre and Allentown areas. She was a member of the Nativity Lutheran Church of Allentown where she was chairperson of the Worship & Music Committee and participated in the church choir. She served as Past Matron of Eastern Star, Harmony Chapter #58.

Melba enjoyed playing golf and bowling and most of all being around family and friends. Melba’s family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the entire staff at Wesley Village for the loving care they provided to her over the years.

Preceding her in death was her Husband, Howard A. Shaver Jr. and a Brother, Lester R. Reaks.

Surviving are Sister-In-Law’s; Joan Hermann, Wyoming; Marilyn Shaver, Minnetonka, MN; Nieces; Linda Alexander and her husband Mark, Deborah Sabo and her husband Steve, Cindy Janosky and her Fiancé Dean, Virginia Shaver, Dawn Quinn and her husband Kevin, Cheryl Burton; Nephews; J. Clinton Shaver III and his wife Patti, Steven Hermann and his wife Karen; Joseph R. Shaver and his wife Ellen, J. Hall Shaver Jr. and his wife Missy, Howard Hermann, many Grand-Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 12 Noon in the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home Inc. 504 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming .

Interment will be in the Wyoming Cemetery.

Friends may call Wednesday 11-12 noon.

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