Sharon M Slaybaugh 1959-2023

Sharon M Slaybaugh, 64 of Gettysburg, PA passed away at the York Hospital on Friday, November 10, 2023.

Sharon M Slaybaugh
Sharon M Slaybaugh

Born in Gettysburg on June 13, 1959, she was the daughter of the late Joseph E. & Rosita M. (Martin) Robinson.

Sharon is survived by her husband, Timothy L. Slaybaugh, to whom she was married to for 40 years.

Sharon was a 1977 graduate of Gettysburg High School and earned her B.A. Degree in Education from Bloomsburg University in 1981. Sharon was employed for fifteen years at the former Seton Center in Emmitsburg, MD and later served as Director of Adams County Head Start for many years. She enjoyed watching and rooting for the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago Bears.

In addition to her husband Tim, Sharon is survived by two children, Brad Slaybaugh of Arlington, VA and Ashley Slaybaugh (Shaun Dattola) of Philadelphia, PA, a brother Joseph Robinson (Jennifer) of Gettysburg and a sister, Melissa Hemler (Chris) of East Berlin, PA.

She was predeceased by a sister, Lynne Robinson.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2023 at the Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg with Fr. Stephen Kelley, officiating.

The family will receive friends on Thursday at the funeral home from 12-2 p.m.

Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Adams County SPCA, 11 Goldenville Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325.

Online tributes and condolences can be made at the funeral home’s website.



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John O Freeman 1935-2023

Mr. Freeman served with the 101st Airborne where he was stationed in France for 2 ½ years. He enjoyed woodworking, splitting wood and carpentry.

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