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Wilmer A. Sharrah

October 2, 1928 August 1, 2020
Wilmer A. Sharrah
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Obituary for Wilmer A. Sharrah

Wilmer A. Sharrah, 91, Chambersburg Road, Biglerville, PA passed away, Saturday, August 1, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born October 2, 1928 in Franklin Township, Adams County, PA the son of the late Allen and Anna Florence Forsythe Sharrah. Wilmer is survived by his wife of 66 years, F. Lorraine Hemler Sharrah.

Mr. Sharrah was a 1947 graduate of Gettysburg High School. For most of his life he was a fruit grower in the Orrtanna area until his retirement in 1992. He also was a School Bus Contractor / Operator for 31 years for the Franklin Township and Gettysburg School Districts. He was a member of the Adams County Fruit Growers Association. Along with his wife, Wilmer has visited most of the 50 states along with Canada and Switzerland.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Sharrah is survived by two sons; Robert A. Sharrah and his wife Michele of McSherrystown, PA, Michael S. Sharrah and his wife Susan of Orrtanna, PA, two grandsons; Zachary Sharrah and his wife Kyla and Nathan Sharrah and his finance Becca Flickinger, a step grandson, Justin Zigler, and two great granddaughters; Ava Sharrah, Layla Sharrah and a number of nieces and nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by three sisters; Jean Robinson, Betty Robinson, and Helen Stiles.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg, PA at 2:00 PM with Fr. Daniel Mitzel officiating. Interment will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 1:00 Pm until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to a favorite charity.

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

6

Aug

1:00 PM 8/6/2020 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 8/6/2020 2:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Thursday

6

Aug

2:00 PM 8/6/2020 2:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

West High Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

West High Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States
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