Daisy Rose Shope

8/11/31 – 10/15/20

So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.

– 2 Corinthians 4:18

Daisy Rose Shope, formerly of Duncannon and Loysville, died Thursday, October 15, 2020, in Rogersville, TN. 

She was born August 11, 1931 in Duncannon, PA to the late Franklin E. and Grace (Heffley) Cook.

She was a 1949 graduate of Duncannon High School. She worked at the State Police Barracks, Walnut Bottom Tavern, Bishop’s Store, Mary Colledge’s Store and was a tax collector and Perry County Auditor. 

She was a member of the Duncannon High School Alumni Assoc. and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, where she was a member of the council and choir and served as treasurer for 25 years. She loved to sing and sang with the Good News Singers and Community Choir and appeared in several Blain and New Bloomfield Lion’s Club musicals. She volunteered for the Blain Fire Company and Ladies Auxiliary, helping for many years at the Blain Picnic and Heritage Days.

 Surviving are a sister Jennie (Jim) Nickel of Duncannon, brother Harvey Cook of Liverpool, brother Charles (Sharon) Cook of AZ; 3 children, Rosemary (Greg) Michael of TN, Hank Shope of KS, Luan (Glenn) Stahl of Lewisberry; 4 grandchildren, Nathaniel Michael of Duncannon, Alicia Michael of Loysville, Nicole Stahl of Elizabethtown, Jason Stahl of Lewisberry; 5 great-grandchildren, Caitlin Zeigler, McKayla and Lawson Michael, Tinsley Hicks and Atlas Stahl; one great-great-granddaughter Asha Goss, her sweet, curly-haired girl with whom she had a special bond; 2 cousins, Emma Jane Ferguson of Duncannon, Erma Jean Troutman of LA and many nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Sr.; son Robert Jr.; granddaughter Heather Michael Zeigler; 3 brothers, Franklin, Carroll and Russell Cook; 2 sisters Ruth Way and Linda Reidlinger; and half-brother Kenneth Cook.


A visitation will be held from 1-3 PM on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Boyer Family Funeral Home, 101 W. Main Street, New Bloomfield. 

Memorial donations may be made to The Oral Cancer Foundation, 1211 E State St, Boise ID 83712, in memory of her granddaughter Heather Zeigler.

The Boyer Family is honored to handle the arrangements for the Shope Family.

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