September 13, 2012
Evelyn M. Newhall, age 85, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday, September 13, 2012, at the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dallas.
Born in the town of Minisink, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Benjamin H. and Esther Hansen Brundage.
Evelyn was a graduate of Middletown High School, Middletown, N.Y. She lived in Middletown most of her life and was employed there by the former Whitlock Press as a proofreader for more than 40 years.
She was a member of First Congregational Church, Middletown.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, where her husband, Kenneth G. Newhall; son-in-law, Howard Shiffer; three sisters and one brother.
Surviving are her daughter, Linda Shiffer, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Howard Shiffer Jr. and wife, Janna, Obetz, Ohio; Rachel Scheuttig and husband, George, Walden, N.Y.; Matthew Shiffer and wife, Stacie, Hanover Township; Jeremy Shiffer and wife, Vicki, Mehoopany; Sarah Mead and husband, Timothy, Dallas; great-grandchildren, George III, Tyler and Christopher Scheuttig, Carolina Shiffer, Elisabeth, Thaddeus and Leah Mead; great-great-grandchildren, Nickolas and Joshua Scheuttig; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, September 17, 2012, at noon from the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown. The Reverend Glen Spencer, Pastor of Vernon Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment will be made in Mount Greenwood Cemetery, Trucksville. Friends may call at the funeral home, Monday, September 17, from 10 a.m. until time of service.