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Mary E. Schroeder


On Friday, August 5, 2022, Mary E. Schroeder, 98, passed away peacefully at ProMedica-North. She was the wife of the late John A. Beshore and the late Frank J. Schroeder. Born on March 31, 1924 in York, Mary was a daughter of the late Charles and Fannie (Bixler) Ensminger. She was a 1941 graduate of North York High School. Mary was a lifetime member of the Out Door Country Club where she participated in a nine-hole golf league, bridge groups and weekly dinners with her friends. Throughout the years, she was a member of many bridge, pinochle and 500 card clubs with lifelong friends whom she cherished. She was a faithful member of Messiah United Methodist Church. Mary is survived by her two children, Thomas A. Beshore of York and Sue E. Shuff and husband David of York; two grandchildren, Jonathan S. Shuff and wife Nicole of Glenmoore, PA, Emily S. Ranaldi and husband Ronald of Hull, MA; three great grandchildren, Tanner, Colbie and Cameran; and nieces and nephews. A private graveside service will be held with her Pastor, The Rev. Randall Zeiler officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery. Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Road, York is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Messiah United Methodist Church, 1300 N. Beaver Street, York, PA 17404 or to American Heart Association, 4250 Crums Mill Road, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17112 Send Condolences at

Posted online on August 05, 2022

Published in York Daily Record, York Dispatch