Eva Defenderfer obituary 1934~2022


Eva Defenderfer, 87, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Restore Health Center.

Eva Defenderfer
Eva Defenderfer

She was born September 24, 1934 in Chambersburg, the daughter of the late Grover and Mary (Keefer) Helman.

She retired from J. Schoeneman after many years.

Eva liked taking care of her roses and lilies, enjoyed ice cream and crocheting.

She is survived by her four children: Darlene Shearer, Larry Defenderfer, Diane Shew, Teresa Caufman; six grandchildren: fifteen great grandchildren and four siblings: Carrie, Betty, Doris and Lonnie.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers: Grover Jr, Charles, Kenneth and Roy and sisters: Mary and Dorothy and one great grandson.

Graveside services will be held at 9 a.m. on Tuesday May 31, 2022 at Parklawns Memorial Gardens with the Rev. John Bayer, Jr. officiating.

Arrangements are entrusted to the William F. Sellers Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.