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James T. Shorb

August 10, 1949 October 3, 2023
James T. Shorb
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Obituary for James T. Shorb

James T. “Jim” Shorb, 74, of Biglerville, PA passed away at The Gardens at Gettysburg on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.


He was born August 10, 1949 in Gettysburg, PA to the late Anna Grace Shorb.


After graduating high school Jim began working at Musselman’s in the orchards and eventually began working at Applevale orchards in Biglerville until his retirement. After retirement, Jim worked part time at Jacoby Transportation in Gettysburg. Jim belonged to Adams County, Buchanan Valley, and South Mountain Fish & Game Associations. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved doing both with his grandson, Alex. He also loved his “therapy dog” Kairo very much.


Jim is survived by his wife, Faye (Kuykendall) Shorb; his daughter, Peggy Shorb; his grandson, Alex Santana; his great-grandson, Koda Atlas Starr Santana; and his cousin, Betty Martin.


He is predeceased by his daughters, Cindy McDannell, and Amanda Shorb; his son, Michael Shorb; his Aunt Margaret “Sissy” Shorb; and his Uncle John Shorb.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 11:00 AM at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church, 1095 Church Road, Orrtanna, PA with Rev. Dominic M. DiBiccaro, celebrant. Interment will immediately follow the Mass in the church cemetery. There will be a viewing at Monahan Funeral Home, 125 Carlisle St, Gettysburg, PA beginning at 9:30AM and ending at 10:30AM on the same day, prior to the Mass.


In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to defray funeral expenses.


Online tributes and condolences can be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

14

Oct

9:30 AM 10/14/2023 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 10/14/2023 10:30:00 AM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

14

Oct

11:00 AM 10/14/2023 11:00:00 AM
St. Ignatius Catholic Church

1095 Church Rd.
Orrtanna, PA 17353

St. Ignatius Catholic Church
1095 Church Rd. Orrtanna 17353 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Ignatius Cemetery Final Resting Place

1095 Church Rd.
Orrtanna, PA 17353

1095 Church Rd. Orrtanna 17353 PA
United States
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