Anna H. Shirk, 85, housekeeper, caretaker, attended Weaverland Mennonite

By on May 24, 2017

Anna H. Shirk, 85, of East Earl, died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at her home after a brief illness.

Born in East Earl, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Mary M. (Huber) Shirk.

She worked as a domestic housekeeper along with taking care of several neighbors. She was a member of the Weaverland Mennonite Church, Groffdale Conference.

Surviving are three brothers: Phares, married to Arlene (Newswanger) Shirk, of Narvon; Rufus H., married to Rebecca (Brubacher) Shirk, of East Earl; and Harvey, married to Joanne (Morgan) Shirk, of New Holland; along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

Preceding her in death are two brothers: Norman H. Shirk and Enos Shirk.

Funeral services were held on May 22 at Weaverland Mennonite Church, with Bishop Titus Martin officiating. Interment was in the adjoining cemetery. Kindly omit flowers.

Arrangements by Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill. Online condolences may be offered at

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