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Pearl Virginia Buckholtz, 93, of Lonaconing, died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Egle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lonaconing.
Born on Nov. 27, 1923, in Midland, she was the daughter of the late William Shearer and Gertrude (Brandlen) Shearer.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Edward Buckholtz Jr.; siblings, Minnie Thomas, Shirley Beal, Leroy Shearer, James Shearer, Pauline Rennie, Margaret Green, Mary Izat, and William Shearer; and her daughter-in-law, Virginia Buckholtz.
Pearl was a graduate of Beall High School and a homemaker. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Lonaconing, where she part of the Women's Society and the administrative board. She was also a member of the Lonaconing Senior Citizens.
She is survived by her sons, John Edward Buckholtz III of Lonaconing and Robert Jeffrey Buckholtz of Antioch, Fla.; grandson, John Edward Buckholtz IV and wife, Mandy, of Lonaconing; great-grandson, Cameron Buckholtz; sister, Norma Engle; brothers, Ross Shearer and Charles Francis Shearer; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received on Sunday, May 21, 2017, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Wilhelm-Eakin Funeral Home, P.A., Lonaconing.
A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, May 22, 2017, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Fred Iser officiating.
Interment will be held at Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland.
Published on May 19, 2017
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