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Michael A. Shifler

December 21, 1954 — December 17, 2023

Boonsboro

 

Michael A. Shifler, 68, of Boonsboro, MD, passed away Sunday, December 17, 2023, at Glade Valley Nursing Home in Walkersville, MD.  Mike fought a tough health battle for the last 6 ½ years. 
Born December 21, 1954 in Boonsboro, MD, he was the son of the late Mary Lou and Robert Shifler.
Mike graduated from Boonsboro High School in 1971. He worked for Washington County Emergency Communications Center (911) for 36 years and part-time for the Postal Service for 25 years. Before Mike became ill, he enjoyed the outdoors, often taking hikes with his grandchildren on his back while walking his dogs. He was an avid photographer and took fantastic pictures and loved to read. He enjoyed watching football especially the Dallas Cowboys. He also enjoyed tending his rose gardens he grew around the house. 
Mike is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Ronda (Sue) Shifler; son, Cameron Shifler and wife Jill; grandchildren - Madelyn Shifler, Jaxon Shifler and Hadleigh Shifler;sisters - Susan Souders and husband David and Mary Lynn Metzgen and husband Jeff and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 20, 2023 from 6-8 PM at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, where a celebration of Mike's life journey will take place Thursday, December 21, 2023 at 10AM. Pastor Elizabeth Thorpe will officiate. 

Interment will follow at  Boonsboro Cemetery, Boonsboro, MD. 

Memorial donations may be made in Mike's name to the Washington Co. Humane Society, hswcmd.org. 


 

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Wednesday, December 20, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Stauffer Funeral Home-Boonsboro

7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713

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Thursday, December 21, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Stauffer Funeral Home-Boonsboro

7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713

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