Constance Jean (Connie) Shifflett, age 70, passed from life Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Golden Living Center, Hagerstown, surrounded by her family. Previously residing in Keedysville, Connie was lovingly cared for by staff at the nursing home for more than eight years.
Born in Keedysville on Sept. 9, 1942, Connie was the daughter of the late Arthur Glennwood (Glenn) and Pauline G. Giffin Norris.
She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Keedysville. She was a 1960 graduate of Boonsboro High School. Connie had worked for a brief time at Doubleday Printing in Smithsburg, and she was an Avon sales representative for several years. She was an avid bowler for many years.
In addition to her parents, Connie was preceded in death by an infant sister, Patricia Ann Norris; and by her husband, Franklin J. Shifflett, who died in November 1997.
Connie is survived by four children, Michael T. Swiger and his wife, Teresa; Laura A. Marshall and her fiance, Ricky Rohrer; Edward G. Swiger and his wife, Pam; and Sandra J. Jacobs and her husband, Michael. She is also survived by a sister, Glenda E. Norris; eight grandchildren, Christopher and Kevin Swiger, Kourtney, Craig, and Kaitlyn Marshall, Daniel Swiger, and Michael and Jennifer Jacobs; one stepson, Joel Shifflett; and two stepdaughters, Kim Wallace and Cheryl Shifflett.
A memorial service will be held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 53 N. Main St., Keedysville, on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at 2:30 p.m., with the Rev. Eric Moser officiating. Burial will be at a later date, in Fairview Cemetery, Keedysville.
It is suggested by the family that in lieu of floral tributes, a memorial contribution be made to Golden Living Center’s Benevolent Fund, 750 Dual Highway, Hagerstown, MD 21740; or to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.
Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home. Smithsburg.