Alfred Earl Shoemaker Jr.
June 26, 1923 – October 22, 2019
Alfred Earl Shoemaker, Jr., 96, of Swatara Township, Harrisburg, PA passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at home. He was the son of the late Alfred E. and Carrie J. (Coover) Shoemaker. He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Joyce A. (Baker) Shoemaker, and brothers Edgar L. Shoemaker and Lester R. Shoemaker. Surviving is his daughter Sharon L. (Shoemaker) Kemble with whom he lived and several nieces and nephews. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the South Pacific as a cannoneer in Battery D, 752nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion where he was awarded two bronze stars. Alfred retired from AMP, Inc. where he worked as a line supervisor. After his retirement from AMP, he worked several more years as a part-time bank messenger for Dauphin Deposit Bank. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. There will be no viewing. Brief graveside services will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Memorial contributions can be made to Homeland Hospice, 2300 Vartan Way, Suite 270, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
- Graveside Service Wednesday, October 30, 2019