Mary J. Clouser

1/22/52 – 9/29/20

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

Mary J. (Shumaker) Clouser, 68, of New Bloomfield, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, late Tuesday, September 29, 2020 in West Shore Hospital.

Born January 22, 1952 in Mechanicsburg, she was the daughter of the late Warren Ray and Betty G. (Kauffman) Shumaker.

Mary was a loving and wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother. She created the most loving home memories humanly possible.  In addition to being a full-time wife and mother she was the Centre Twp. Tax Collector for 41 years.  She had been employed earlier at Duncannon Dress Co., New Bloomfield Dress Co., and Danny Boy Mfg.  She enjoyed camping, birdwatching and flowers.  Fall was her favorite time of the year with all the wonderful colors.  She also enjoyed going to carnivals, watching football, and swinging on her porch.  She was a Penn State and Steelers fan. She was loved by all who knew her and will be sadly missed. 

 Surviving are her husband of 50 years, Calvin “Buster” Clouser.  Two sons, Gary L. and wife Lisa of Mechanicsbug and Steven R. and significant other Carla M. Weidenhof of Newport.  2 grandsons, Adam and Dakota Clouser.  Brothers, Ken Shumaker and wife Darlene of Landisburg, Dave Shumaker and wife Connie of Shermans Dale and Ron Shumaker and significant other,  Lorraine Knouse of Newport and sister in law, Kathy Shumaker of Shermans Dale.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother Edward Shumaker.


Services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, October 3, 2020 in the Boyer Family Funeral Home, New Bloomfield.  Burial will be in Clouser Cemetery in Clouser Hollow.

A viewing will be held 6-8 PM on Friday, October 2, 2020 in the funeral home and Saturday one hour prior to the service.

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

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