Sharon (LONGENECKER) EATON

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Photo of Sharon that accompanied her obituary in the Lewistown Sentinel.
Contributed by ray on 5/6/20 - Image Year: 2018

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OBITUARY for SHARON L. EATON

Sharon L. Eaton, 73, of Port Royal, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born August 10, 1946 in Port Royal, she was a daughter of the late John P. and Josephine "Joy" I. (Leonard) Longenecker.

She is survived by three children, Kevin D. Eaton of Thompsontown, Heidi J. Goss of Lewistown, and Adam Eaton, three siblings, Sandra K. Roush of Marysville, John R. "Butch" Longenecker of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Sherry Berrier of Port Royal, five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.

Sharon made the doughnuts at the Mifflintown IGA, and worked at Empire Kosher Poultry and at Mexico Market.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed reading, doing Sudoku, and who loved to bake and share her baked goods with others.

A memorial gathering at Karl Guss Park, Licking Creek Valley, for her family and friends will be announced at a future time.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Sharon?s parents may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 2595 Interstate Dr, Ste 100, Harrisburg PA 17110 or online at www.alz.org.

Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, has care of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.gussfh.com.

Charitable donations may be made in Sharon's memory to the following organization: See Obituary for memorial contribution information

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 4/24/16 - Image Year: 1964
Graduation photo of Sharon from the 1964 Tuscarora Valley High School Yearbook.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 10/1/12 - Image Year: 1955
Sharon on the porch with her brother John. (Photo submitted by John R. Longenecker)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 9/30/12 - Image Year: 1947
MOTHER-DAUGHTER: Joy Longenecker with her nine month old daughter, Sharon. (The roof of the Port Royal Elementary School can be seen above the shed in the background.) (Photo submitted by John R. Longenecker)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 9/30/12 - Image Year: 1947
MOTHER-DAUGHTER Joy Longenecker with her nine month old daughter, Sharon. (Photo submitted by John R. Longenecker)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 10/1/12 - Image Year: 1949
LONGENECKER SISTERS: Sandra (l) and Sharon (r) Longenecker. The Port Royal Lutheran Church can be seen in the background. (Photo submitted by John R. Longenecker)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 10/1/12 - Image Year: 1950
LONGENECKER SIBLINGS: (l-r) Sandra, John (1 year old) and Sharon. (Photo submitted by John R. Longenecker)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 10/1/12 - Image Year: 1951
BROTHER & SISTER: John and Sharon Longenecker on their porch on Fairview in Port Royal. (Photo submitted by John R. Longenecker)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 10/1/12 - Image Year: 1952
Sandra and Sharon Longenecker at their home in Fairview. (Photo submitted by John R. Longenecker)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 10/1/12 - Image Year: 1952
JOHN P. LONGENECKER AND KIDS: (l-r) Sandra, Sharon, John R. and father John P. (Photo submitted by John R. Longenecker)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 9/30/12 - Image Year: 1953
GARDENING: Sharon and her father John harvesting potatoes in the Longenecker garden in 1953. (Photo submitted by John R. Longenecker)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 10/1/12 - Image Year: 1955
SIBLINGS: Sharon and John R. Longenecker with snowman. (Clint Bashore home in background) (Photo submitted by John R. Longenecker)



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