Connie Arlene Sholder1

F, (7 July 1940 - 8 February 2017)
     Connie Arlene Sholder was born on 7 July 1940.2,1 She was the daughter of Floyd Bixler Sholder and Helen Elizabeth Shaffer. Connie Arlene Sholder married, at age 50, Daniel Dalton Bower, age 52, son of Paul Raymond Bower and Lena Gertrude Hafer, on Friday, 16 November 1990 at Quiggleville, Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. Connie Arlene Sholder died on 8 February 2017 at Roseview Manor, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, at age 76 years, 7 months and 1 day.
     As of 1988, Connie Arlene Sholder lived at 255 Sholder Road, Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Her obituary was published on 10 February 2017 in the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, printed in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. Her obituary stated:

     Connie A. Bower, 76, of Williamsport, died Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Rose View Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel D. Bower.

Born July 7, 1940, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Floyd and Helen (Shaffer) Sholder.

Connie was previously employed at Cobbler’s Ladies Shoe Outlet, GTE Sylvania, and Bailey’s Control. She enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, farming, and flower gardening. She was a country music fan and traveled to see various shows and concerts to watch her brother-in-law’s perform.

Surviving are her significant other, Daniel Hoover with whom she resided, a brother, Gilbert “Pete” Sholder, of McElhattan, two sisters, Roberta Jameson (Albert), of Trout Run, Jerri Haas (Gene), of Williamsport, a sister-in-law, Betty Sholder, of Jersey Shore, and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephew, and great-great-nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Lewie Sholder, and two sisters, Carol Cohick and Maudie “Sue” Mosteller.

A funeral service to honor the life of Connie will be held 2 p.m. Monday, February 13 at Knight-Confer Funeral Home, 1914 Memorial Avenue, Williamsport. Burial will follow in Buchanan Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until time of service at Knight-Confer Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Connie’s name to the Lycoming Animal Protection Society, 195 Philips Park Drive, South Williamsport, PA 17702 or the SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA 17701
Last Edited=5 Mar 2018


  1. [S186] Daniel D. Bower and Connie A. (Sholder) tombstone, Buchanan Baptist Church Cemetery, 3240 Grimesville Road, Williamsport, Pennsylvania; photographed by Kevin L. Sholder, in March 2002. An upright memorial tombstone made of granite and in excellent shape. It states Connie A. 1940 - [no date] and Daniel D. 1938 - 1993.
  2. [S42] Family records from Floyd Bixler Sholder Family Bible, Floyd Bixler Sholder (1906-1976) Family Bible original owned in 1992 by Helen Elizabeth (Shaffer) Sholder, (Williamsport, Pennsylvania). This family Bible belonged to Floyd Bixler Sholder of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania and passed to his wife Helen Elizabeth (Shaffer) Sholder. The information from the Bible was recorded on 6 September 1992.