Nichole (Shalters) Shepler

  • "I've never met Nichole but I knew Tom in school. Tom, I'm..."
    - Denise Russ Merchant
  • "Very sorry to hear this. Took care of nikki at healthsouth...."
    - J D
  • "We will miss spending time with nikki she was such a good..."
    - Linda and Skip Dailey
  • "So sorry for your loss Lawrence. My thoughts and prayers ..."
  • "I LOVED Nikki's laugh. So much fun. We had a lot of fun..."
    - Dianne Deck

Nichole M. "Nikki" (Shalters) Shepler, 51, of Richland, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018, at home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife of Thomas J. Shepler, with whom she shared 18 years of marriage on Dec. 31st.

Born in Lebanon, she was a daughter of Lawrence R. and the late Dolores A. (Grill) Shalters.

She was a 1984 graduate of Tulpehocken High School and was last working at the Reading Hospital.

She was a black belt in karate, and she enjoyed gardening, cooking and baking.

In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by a daughter, Kristin A., wife of Steve Hoffman, Shillington; three sisters: Danielle E., wife of Daryl Emery, Hamburg, Madeline A. Shalters, Wisconsin, and Lori A. Lemon, Robesonia; her fur babies: Taz, Tigger, Rocky and Baby; a brother-in-law, James T. Shepler, Womelsdorf; a sister-in-law, Audrey J. Mowrer, Robesonia; her mother-in-law, Pauline M. Shepler, Womelsdorf; a niece and two nephews.

Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 11th, at Lamm & Witman Funeral Home, 243 W. Penn Ave.,

Wernersville. A viewing will be held from 6-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Stouchsburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 2201 Ridgewood Rd., #180,

Wyomissing, PA 19610, or to One by One Cat Rescue, P.O. Box 272, Temple, PA 19560.

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Published in Reading Eagle on July 9, 2018