2013-06-15 / Obituaries

Jean Gantz Shoemaker

Jean Gantz Shoemaker, 87, of Baltimore, passed away June 9, 2013, at the Pickering House.

Jean was a long time member of the Maple Grove United Brethren Church in Baltimore. She was also an avid bowler and loved fishing.

Jean is survived by her sons, Neil R. (Mary) Shoemaker, John H. (Joyce) Shoemaker, and Carl D. (Mary) Shoemaker; daughter-in-law, Donna (David) Pridemore; grandchildren, Sharon Shoemaker, Shannon Shoemaker, Shawnon (Steve) Morganstern, Shirley Shoemaker, Kendra (Shawnn) Thomas, Marci Shoemaker-Stidham, Paul (Courtney) Fetter, Shaina Spenner, Joe (Ann) Shoemaker, and Melissa Hayes; many great grandchildren; sister, Carol (Owen) Keller; and many nieces and nephews.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Victor Shoemaker; son, Mark V. Shoemaker; parents, Neil and Bertha Gantz; and brother, Paul H. Gantz.

Funeral service for Jean will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2013, at the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, Baltimore with Pastor Mike Willis officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Lancaster. Family and friends may visit from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Donations may be made in memory of Jean to the Maple Grove United Brethren Church, P.O. Box 14, Thurston, Ohio 43157. To send condolences and sign the online register, please visit: www.funeralhome.com

Return to top