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Elizabeth Joan (Hampton) Shiber

October 20, 1932 September 24, 2023
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Shiber, Elizabeth Joan, 90, Sun City AZ, formerly of East Brunswick NJ. Passed away September 24, 2023 in AZ. Born 10/20/1932 in Akron OH the daughter of the late Joseph and Rheba (Brown) Hampton. She moved to Sun City after the death of her husband Whitey in 2006. Joan worked 25 years in retail, most notably at SEARS where she managed the fabric & notions department and then moved on to manage the accounting department. She retired from XEROX after 18-plus years. She was an avid needle woman. She could knit, crochet, sew, smock, cross stitch and embroider, but her passion was quilting. She and her quilting friends traveled the country attending quilt shows large and small always learning new techniques. She collected fabric and gifted many people with quilts made from her collection. She was an active member of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod holding many leadership roles in the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League at both local and state level while living in New Jersey. Joan was preceded in death by her husband Eugene Charles “Whitey” Shiber as well as two daughters, Linda (Neil) Cavalier and Cindy (Michael)) Biddle. She is survived by two daughters Darlene (Michael) Sneden and Lori (Denis) Scanlon; as well as six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Also surviving is her beloved brother, Chester (Shirley) Hampton and a host of nephews and nieces and their families with whom she made great memories. Friends received from 10 AM until time of Service 11 AM Saturday, October 14, 2023 at the Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Portage. Interment will be in Dunmyer Cemetery, Salix, PA.

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