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Pearl Virginia Wanner

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On November 25, 2015 @ 6:00 pm In Obituaries | 6 Comments

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Pearl Virginia Wanner, 90, of Lancaster, passed on Monday, November 23, 2015, at the Golden LivingCenter – Lancaster; where she was a brief resident.

Pearl touched so many lives with her gentle manner and amazing sense of humor. She enjoyed country music, playing cards, cross-word puzzles, and most of all spending time with family and friends. On April 18th she celebrated her 90th Birthday, and during her party she was warmly smothered with affection by all. She will be missed!

Born April 18, 1925, in Millersville, she was youngest daughter of the late Clayton G. and Mabel L. (Strimel) Sheaffer. She was the loving wife of the late Clarence C. “Charlie” Wanner. They were married on September 20, 1952, in Bel Air, Harford County, MD and shared 25 years of marriage until his death on July 1st, 1978.

A good-hearted, caring, and understanding mother of four, Pearl is survived by two sons: Dennis L. of Chambersburg, PA, and Gary C. Wanner of Lancaster. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter Terry A. Kritser, and a son Robert E. Sheaffer. The last of her immediate family she was preceded in death by four siblings; Miller L. Sheaffer, Helen L. Ruth, Dorothy P. Chant, and Clayton W. Sheaffer.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Graveside Viewing and Burial at the Weaverland Mennonite Cemetery, “Old Mennonite Order,” 210 Weaverland Valley Rd., East Earl, PA, 17519 on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions towards Pearl’s funeral expenses may be made to DeBord Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 141 E. Orange Street, Lancaster, PA 17602, or by phone (717) 394-4097.


Condolences for the family of “Pearl Virginia Wanner”

Condolence from Fran and Robin Taska on November 25th, 2015 10:52 pm

our heart goes out to each and everyone of you’s in your time of sorrow.Pearl (mom ) has touched so many of our lives,each in a different and unique way and for this she will be in our hearts forever.she would be there with us to tell us that it is ok now,she is home……….with love and respect Fran and ROBIN .

Condolence from Dennis Wanner II on November 26th, 2015 8:28 pm

Nan you were a great women. I have many great memories of you. Through the years we grew apart as my life and family grew. But u were never out of my thoughts. I came to see you in the hospital. And i was never so glad to see you awake and laughing. You even remembered me. I will miss you very much and i will never forget you. I know you and pap are catching up on the past 37 years and that gives me comfort. Untill we meet again i love you. Denny. Jaiden. And Jackie Wanner

Condolence from Dorie on November 27th, 2015 4:20 pm

Nanny I just don’t know what to say, you definitely took care of me as a child I will never forget the times we spent together, I no when I grew older and took a wrong turn in life I was ashamed to come see you after so many yrs, but when I did come to visit you remember me you hugged me and told me you loved me…..thank you for being my nanny.

Condolence from Lorri Kritser on November 29th, 2015 11:35 am

Nanny you meant the world to me.. I will love and miss you very much. Fly high my Angel!!

Condolence from Mary Liechty on November 30th, 2015 12:18 am

Garry Dennis so sorry for the loss of your mother she was such a wonderful woman just remember to make her proud. Jeff. Laurie and to all her grandchildren I am sorry for your loss. You were so blessed to have her in your lives.so sorry I couldn’t be there for the service.keeping all of you in our prayers. o

Love and prayers Aunt Mary and Uncle Roger.

Condolence from Babe Quintrall on December 2nd, 2015 8:49 am

I am sorry for the loss of your dear Pearl may the God of all comfort embrace you and bring to your minds joyful memories. 2 Corinthians 1:3

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