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Martha "Marti" Adele Sheffer

June 8, 1946 — February 23, 2024


Martha “Marti” Adele Sheffer, age 77, of Dillsburg, and formerly of Mechanicsburg, died on Friday, February 23, 2024.  Marti was born on Saturday, June 8, 1946, in West Reading to the late Reverend Edward Emanuel Bigler and Isabell (Stangrewski) Bigler. 


Marti’s survivors include her husband of 56 years, Paul “Pud” Henry Sheffer Jr; her two children: Paul Edward Sheffer and his wife, Karis, of Boiling Springs, Dawn Michelle Smoker of Washington D.C.; her four grandchildren: Emily Anne Smoker, Erin Aljondi and her husband, Rani, Scott Sheffer, Maggie Sheffer; her two sisters: Elizabeth “Beth” Wilson and her husband, Fred, of Coral Gables, FL, Adele Martha Bigler of Durango, CO; and several nieces and nephews.


Marti will be dearly missed by those who were fortunate enough to have known her. 


An Interment and Committal Service for family will take place on Wednesday March 6, 2024, beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, 1804 Fisher Avenue, Annville, PA 17003.  In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Autism Speaks.


Marti’s family has entrusted her care to Buhrig Funeral & Cremation in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Marti’s full obituary, offer condolences and sympathy, share stories and memories, upload photographs and videos, light a candle and sign her official guest book by visiting

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Interment and Committal Service

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Indiantown Gap National Cemetery

1804 Fisher Avenue, Annville, PA 17003

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