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(Bertha) Jean (Bordner) Moyer

1925 - 2021



SHAMOKIN - (Bertha) Jean Moyer, 96, of 824 E Dewart Street, passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at the home where she had resided for nearly 62 years. The past year was made possible by the loving care of her daughter, Bobbi.

Jean was born on March 24, 1925, the daughter of John A. A. and Florence (Robinson) Bordner. She grew up in a large family that included sisters Eleanor Phillips, Ruby Pianis, Sarah Bartlett, and Eloise Martini and brothers Tom Griffith, Russell Bordner, and William Wenrich.

On April 24, 1943 she married Robert C. Moyer, a marriage that lasted more than 68 years until his death in 2011.

Jean attended Shamokin area schools in her younger years before moving to Elysburg and graduating from Ralpho Township High School in 1942. She was employed at the Shamokin City Tax Office, the Shamokin-Coal Township Chamber of Commerce and worked as a reading aide at the elementary level in Shamokin Area School District. Jean and Bob also spent many summers working at Knoebels Amusement Resort.

 Jean was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church in Shamokin.  She enjoyed playing the piano and accordion, square dancing, tending flowers in her yard and spending time with her family.  Most of all, she loved seeing her children and grandchildren.

Jean is survived by two sons, John Moyer and his wife, Linette of Harrisburg, and James Moyer and his wife, Isabel of Laredo, TX; a daughter, Bobbi Jean Drumheiser of Salisbury, MD; a sister, Eloise Martini of Elysburg; six grandchildren, Diana Stine, Mark Moyer, Savannah Moyer, Lorina Drumheiser,  Ashley Drumheiser,  Amber Khmarskii; and an extended family to whom she was always ‘grandma;’ Susan Rarick Griscavage, Samantha Rarick, and David Rarick; twelve great grandchildren, Brittany, Austin, Logan, Brooke, Zachary, Marcus, Paityn, Wesley, Desiree, Autumn, Adelina, and Hudson; and one great-great granddaughter, Ava.



(Bertha) Jean Moyer, 96, of 824 E Dewart Street, Shamokin – Graveside services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being cared for by Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W Chestnut Street, Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 100 E Sunbury Street, Shamokin, PA, 17872. To send condolences to the family please visit

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