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“LaVerne and Family....So very sad to hear of Steve's sudden passing. I have fond memories of him as a little boy. As an adult, he was a gentle...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Eileen Swisher - Myerstown, PA

“THANKS FOR GIVING US A CHANCE TO WORK AT HERSHEY REST IN PEACE. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: RICH AND DEBY WELLING - LIVONIA, MI

“SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS BECKY STEVE WAS A GOOD MAN ENJOYED WORKING FOR HIM AT THE CAMPGROUND ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: RICH AND DEBY WELLING - LIVONIA, MI

“My condolences to the families. May you find peace and comfort in the warm memories of Steve that you hold in your heart. RIP Steve. God Speed. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Kim Reist - Lebanon, PA - Friend

“Becky and familyWhat great memories we hold together. You and Steve were sooo much fun n great friends.We worked together, played together and prayed...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Lorna & Gene Stover

“So sorry for your loss Laverne. We are in Fla or would be there. He was a teddy bear. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Joe & Marina Gregory - PA

“A great friend and boss we will miss you so much .Praying for God's comfort for you Becky ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Keith and Bonnie Schmid

“So very sorry to hear of the loss of Steve. Rich and I send our condolences to the Shirk family. Steve was a good man, have many memories of Steve...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Balog - Shermans Dale, PA

“Laverne and Family...Our love, thoughts, and prayers are with you at this mostdifficult time.Pat and Watson Klopp ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Pat Klopp - Lebanon, PA - Friend

“Our life is certainly richer for having met you. The best boss ever and friend too! There is a big void in our life with your passing....Love to...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Rick and Liz Scott - Coworker

“Our Condolences to the Shirk family..May he Rest In Peace. And may he perfect his pie crust technique. We will miss you ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Bob n Denise Filiau - Templeton, MA

“So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts. We will miss him. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Andrea Wagner - Pine Grove, PA

“One of the best friend and boss we ever had.. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: James and Judith Hewitt - NC


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Stephen C. Shirk, 60, of Lebanon, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Lebanon Good Samaritan Hospital. He was the husband of LaVerne Schnoke Shirk, to whom he was married for 20 years. Steve was born in Lebanon on March 29, 1957, son of the late Charles and Joanne Wagner Shirk.
He was an Army Veteran. Steve was employed as Grounds and Maintenance Manager of Hershey Park Camping Resort. He had driven truck for many years. He and his wife LaVerne traveled the nation working as Work Campers. He was a member of Rocherty United Methodist Church, where he was in charge of building and grounds care. He was a former member of Fredericksburg and Bunker Hill Fire Companies. Steve enjoyed camping, travel and woodworking.
In addition to his wife, LaVerne, Steve is survived by a son Benjamin, husband of Morgan Shirk of Lebanon, stepson Darrell Adams, companion of Jen Snyder of Myerstown, 5 grandchildren, brothers Scott, husband of Amy Shirk of Fredericksburg and Charles, husband of Bonnie Shirk of Lebanon. He was preceded in death by his sister Jan Brewer.
Family and friends are respectfully requested to attend Steve's funeral services on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM from Porterfield-Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, Ltd., 890 Isabel Dr., Lebanon, PA 17042 (next to Quentin Circle). Friends will be received Monday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will be made in Grand View Memorial Park, Annville.