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Ora Jane (Sheirer) Calhoun

May 20, 1932 ~ November 7, 2021 (age 89)

Obituary

Ora “Jane” Calhoun, 89, of Everett, passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at home surrounded by her family. She was born on May 20, 1932 in Buffalo Mills, PA; a daughter of the late John Foster and Lillian Lucille (Ritchey) Sheirer. In November 1956, Jane married James C. Calhoun; he preceded her in death in January 2008.

She is survived by children Debra, widow of Allan Colyer of Hopewell; Curt Calhoun husband of Kim (Wakeman) of Everett and Chris Calhoun of Breezewood and his significant other Beth Bryant and her children Lilly and Abbi; grandchildren Trisha Calhoun, Colorado; Jessica married to Zack Bollinger, Bedford; Seth and Evan Calhoun, Breezewood; great-granddaughters Rylee and Tatum Bollinger; brother-in-law James Robert Moore and sisters-in-law Joan Sheirer and Sue Sheirer and numerous nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents and husband she was preceded in death by brothers Jimmy, Ernest, Donald, Stanford and Bill Sheirer; sisters Margaret Weaver, Geraldine Moore and Irene Banner.

Jane was a member of Mt. Union Christian Church.

She was employed by Bedford Rural Electric for thirty years and was previously at Howard Johnson Commissary and the Bedford Springs Hotel. She loved to read, knit and being with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She was known for her famous apple pies.

Friends and family will be received on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from 4-7 P.M. at Akers Funeral Home, Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537 and on Thursday from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of service at the church.

Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at the Mt. Union Christian Church with Pastor Gary Koontz officiating.

If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of Jane to the Mt. Union Christian Church, 1211 Menchtown Road, Everett, PA 15537 or the South Central Blind Association, 202 S. Juliana Street, Bedford, PA 15522.

Online Condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 10, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Akers Funeral Home
299 Raystown Road
Everett, PA 15537

Visitation
Thursday
November 11, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mt. Union Christian Church
1211 Menchtown Road
Everett, PA 15537

Funeral Service
Thursday
November 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Mt. Union Christian Church
1211 Menchtown Road
Everett, PA 15537

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