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Carol L. (Shelhamer) Wall

November 27, 1959 ~ November 21, 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old

Carol Wall Obituary

Carol L. (Shelhamer) Wall, 63, of Dallas and formerly of North Centre Township, died Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at the Meadows  Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dallas following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born November 27, 1959 in Berwick, she was a daughter of Kent D. Shelhamer, Sr., of North Centre Township and the late Mary J. (Holmes) Shelhamer, who died April 1, 2022.   She and  her  loving husband, Jerry C. Wall, would have celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary on December 6th.

Carol was raised on the family orchard in North Centre Township, near Orangeville, and was a 1977 graduate of  Central  Columbia High School and a 1981 graduate of Bloomsburg State  College, where she was a member of Phi-Kappa-Phi.  She was a News  Intern for WNEP in 1980.  

She was employed by Commonwealth Telephone Company from 1982 to 1987 in Public Relations and for College Misericordia for a year.  She  was also self employed as  a freelance writer from 1990 to 1993.  She had also been employed by Convergys, Cellular Billing  Systems and later, Alltel.

Carol and Jerry met and dated at Commonwealth Telephone Company in 1982 and were married on December 6th, 1986.

She enjoyed family vacations  to Virginia Beach, Ocean City, MD; Cape May NJ; New England, Boothbay Harbor and Monhegan Island, Maine; Mt. Washington, NH  and day trips to the Gettysburg Battlefields.

Carol was a faithful member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church where she  served as  the pianist and choir director.   She was also very involved in the community with Leadership Wilkes-Barre; the American Cancer Society, the Back  Mountain Arts Association and the Dallas Harvest Festival.  

Surviving, in addition to her loving  husband, Jerry, are her father, Kent D. Shelhamer, Sr.; brother, Kent Shelhamer, Jr. and his companion, Lori; two sisters: Rebecca Knorr and her husband, Bob;  Cindy  Sides and her husband, Fred; sister-in-law, Carolyn Shelhamer; nieces and nephews:  Carl Shelhamer; Molly Flick and her husband, Jarrod; Jenna Hutchison and  her husband, David; Jeff Knorr and his wife, Stephanie; Jean Elizabeth Knorr;  Julie Youssefi and  husband, Tony; Bryan and John Shelhamer;  and four grand  nephews:  Zakariah, Elias and Joseph Youssefi and Maxwell Shelhamer.  

Along with her mother, Mary, she was preceded in death by a brother, Steven L. Shelhamer on May 24, 2022.

A time of visitation will be held on Sunday, November 26th, 2023 from 3 to 5 PM at the Stillwater Christian Church, 39 McMichael St., Stillwater. The funeral service will be held Monday morning, November 27th, 2023 at 10 AM at the Stillwater Christian Church, with Pastor Scott Lyons, officiating.  Interment will be at the Ebenezer Cemetery, North Centre Township.  In lieu  of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Ebenezer Cemetery, c/o Donald Edwards, 89 Mountain Road,  Berwick, PA 18603.  

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., of Benton.  For online condolences, or for additional information, please visit our website:

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November 26, 2023

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Stillwater Christian Church
39 McMichael Street
Stillwater, PA 17878

Funeral Service
November 27, 2023

10:00 AM
Stillwater Christian Church
39 McMichael Street
Stillwater, PA 17878


New Ebenezer Cemetery Association, c/o Donald Edwards
89 Mountain Road, Berwick PA 18603


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