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Thelma Schreffler

August 18, 1944 ~ April 5, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old


Thelma F. Schreffler, 78, of Sheppton, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, April 5th, 2023.

Thelma was born in Brandonville on August 18, 1944, a daughter of the late Leon and Bessie (Gilbert) Davidson.

She was a graduate of the former Mahanoy Area High School, where she served as the class secretary, and worked as a waitress at the former Flaims restaurant in Sheppton, later retiring from Pilsbury Products in Humbolt.

Thelma loved reality TV and game shows, and found great joy in spending time with her grandchildren. She loved going out to eat and shopping.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Novak.

Thelma is survived by her husband of 52 years, Barry Schreffler of Sheppton, and by their two children, John and his wife Carolyn of Downingtown and Kristi, wife of Aaron Piaskowski of Ringtown. Thelma leaves four grandchildren to cherish her memory, Makenna Piaskowski, Isabel Schreffler, Logan Schreffler and Jack Schreffler.

Three sisters, Marie Layton, Lorraine Shenyo, Helen Labuta and a brother Leon Davidson,  also survive along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, April 10th, 2023 at the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Zion Grove. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a viewing at the church from 9 AM until the time of the service. Thelma will be laid to rest in the Mt. Zion Cemetery following the service.

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April 10, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Zion Grove

Funeral Service
April 10, 2023

11:00 AM
Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Zion Grove


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