Barbara Alleyne (Shetler) WimerMay 15, 1941 ~ April 12, 2017 (age 75)
Barbara “Barb” Alleyne (Shetler) Wimer
“I’m Right, You’re Wrong”
Barbara “Barb” Alleyne (Shetler) Wimer, age 75, of Mechanicsburg, passed away at Select Specialty Hospital in Camp Hill on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Barb was born on Thursday, May 15, 1941 in Chambersburg to the late George Lorraine Shetler and Dora Elizabeth (Varner) Shetler. Barb was the widow of David Theodore Seibert, who died in 1985, and Gilbert Wimer, who died in 2003. In addition to her parents and two husbands, Barb is preceded in death by her son, Jeffrey Seibert, and her grandson, Anthony Blessing.
Barb’s survivors include her daughter, Deiedre “Dee Dee” Alleyne Croumer and her husband, Dan, of Mechanicsburg; her four grandchildren: David Bellomy, Josh Seibert, Dustin Bellomy, and Michael Seibert; her three great grandchildren; her brother, Carl George Shelter and his wife, Sara, of Liverpool; and her beloved cat, Casey.
Barb graduated from Chambersburg High School as part of the class of 1959. She was a long-time member of Laurel Grove United Methodist Church in Spring Grove. Barb loved to work and volunteer especially at the Helen Krause Animal Foundation in Dillsburg where she shared her love of animals since 2004. She enjoyed reading, shopping, camping, doing puzzles, and her visits to the casino. Many will remember Barb as being a bit ornery from time to time and as very funny with a wonderful sense of humor. She would often say, “I’m right, you’re wrong.” Barb will be remembered for this and much more and those remembering her will smile as they remember.
All are welcome to join Barb’s family at her viewing on Friday, April 21, 2017, from 4:30 p.m. until time of remembrance and storytelling at 5:30 p.m. at Myers - Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory, 37 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Honored to be pallbearers are: Dustin Bellomy, Timothy Dryzal, Shannon Fawver, Don Glatfelter, Joe Napoli, Josh Seibert, and Michael Seibert. Barb’s family invites everyone to join them for a Dutch treat time of food and fellowship at Hoss’s, 61 Gettysburg Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 immediately following the service. Cremation and interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.
The family respectfully asks that contributions be made in Barb’s memory to help defray her final expenses. Checks should be made payable to Myers - Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory, 37 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Credit card contributions can be made by dialing (717) 766-3421. Barb’s family thanks you and Myers - Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory for helping at this difficult time.
Barb’s family has entrusted her care to Myers – Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421. Read Barb’s full obituary, view her memorial video and portrait, and sign her official guest book at Buhrig.com.