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114 West Main Street
Hummelstown, PA 17036, PA 17036
Phone: 717-566-0451
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Ethel Tonkin
In Memory of
Ethel S.
Tonkin (Shearer)
1922 - 2014
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Obituary for Ethel Tonkin (Shearer)

Ethel Shearer Tonkin, 91, of Middletown, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014, in Frey Village.
Born in Reading on May 2, 1922, she was the daughter of the late William and Lizzie Steeley Shearer.
Ethel retired as a teacher from South Hanover Elementary School, where she taught 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades. She was a 1940 graduate of Muhlenberg High School and a 1943 graduate of the former West Chester State Teacher’s College. Ethel was a member of the former VFW Auxiliary Unit 1687, Hummelstown. She was a former member of the Quentin Riding Club, Lebanon. Ethel loved to travel with the former Reading Railroad Retirees.
In addition to her parents, Ethel was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert Tonkin on November 1, 1996.
She is survived by her four sons, Robert J. Tonkin, Jr. husband of Rose of Highspire, William J. Tonkin husband of Donna of Easton, Richard J. “Butch” Tonkin husband of Diane of Newville, and Barry J. Tonkin husband of Rae Lynne of Hummelstown; her sister, Marion Withers of Riverview Park; nine grandchildren, Dustin Tonkin husband of Anne, Dylan Tonkin, Dalton Tonkin, Devin Tonkin, Matthew Tonkin, Timothy Tonkin, Carrie Mullarkey wife of Shawn, Angela Tonkin, and Elizabeth Tonkin; five great grandchildren, Ian, Patrick, Colin, Allison, and Addison; and several nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 11 AM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, with The Rev. Kirk C. Kerns, pastor of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hoernerstown, officiating. Interment will be in Stoverdale Cemetery. Friends are invited to a viewing on Saturday in the funeral home from 10 AM until time of the services.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association, South Central PA Chapter, 3544 North Progress Avenue, Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
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