Samuel L. Shivery, age 86 of Cambridge, PA, passed away at his home on Thursday, June 15, 2017. He was the husband of the late V. Marlene Scott Shivery who passed away on March 10, 2005. He was born in Homeville, PA, son of the late S. LeRoy & Frances Herr Shivery. He was a member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church of Narvon, where he served as custodian for over 40 years and as a Trustee.
Sam worked at Lukens Steel Company of Coatesville and then for the Pequea Valley School District as a custodian. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the Army and was nicknamed "Taps." He served as a Boy Scout Leader in various roles in Christiana, Parkesburg, New Holland area and Blue Ball. He enjoyed gardening, hunting, story telling, NASCAR and spending time with his family.
Surviving are his children: son Bob husband of Daenett Baxter Shivery of Narvon and their children: Robert D. husband of Ruby Quezada Shivery of El Paso, TX, Tyler S. Shivery fiancé of Melanie Davis of Ephrata; son Sam husband of Deb Bauer Shivery of Narvon and their childen: Adam R. husband of Jamie Baudino Shivery of Eden Prairie, MN, S. James husband of Desiree Grainger Shivery of Denver, PA, Robyn A. Shivery of Narvon; daughter Rhonda wife of Terry Weidman of Honey Brook and their children: Terry L. husband of Jenna Culver Weidman of Oceanside, CA, Beth A. Weidman of Honey Brook. Also surviving are 9 great-grandchildren and a sister Frances E. wife of Richard Sweigart of New Holland.
A Funeral service will take place from the Shivery Funeral Home, 111 Elizabeth Street, Christiana, PA on Tuesday, June 20 at 11 a.m. with Pastors David Fulmer and Keith Blackwell officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Zion Methodist Cemetery. A viewing will take place at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 753 Mt. Zion Road, Narvon, PA 17555. shiveryfuneralhome.com