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Pauline V. Batdorf

Pauline V. Batdorf PALMYRA Pauline Violet (Shearer) Batdorf, 98, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 2, 2012, at Columbia Cottage in Palmyra. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Robert James Batdorf, in 1974. She was born Monday, December 1, 1913, in Palmyra to the late William and Mamie (Dougherty) Shearer. Pauline was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit and was their very first organist. She enjoyed playing the organ, sewing, and was always ready for a game of Bingo. Most importantly she was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She is survived by a daughter, Nancy Barnhart and husband Dennis; three grandchildren, Sherry Conrad and husband Matt, Janelle Bitner and husband John, Lynn Stoner and husband Bill; five great-grandchildren, Bailey Faesel, Colton Conrad, Mitchell and Emily Bitner, and Erin Stoner; a son-in-law, Richard Lesnefsky; and a brother, Mark Shearer. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a daughter, Barbara Lesnefsky; and a granddaughter, Morgan Faesel. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 245 W. Pine St., Palmyra, PA 17078 with Father James F. Podlesny as celebrant, with burial following in Grandview Memorial Park, Annville. Family and friends are invited for viewing on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rothermel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 25 W. Pine St., Palmyra. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the , East Central Division, PO Box 897, Hershey, PA 17033. Condolences may be shared at www.rothermelfuneralhome.com

Published in Lebanon Daily News on Nov. 4, 2012
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