Elizabeth Anne Shearer

  • Born: October 3, 1937
  • Died: January 20, 2015
  • Location: Port Charlotte, Florida

Roberson Funeral Home and Crematory

2151 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, FL 33948

Tel. 941-629-3141

Tribute & Message From The Family

Elizabeth Anne Shearer, 77, of Manheim, Pennsylvania, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at her Port Charlotte, Florida home.

Born October 3, 1937 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Elizabeth grew up and lived in Manheim, Pennsylvania. She taught middle school in Harrisburg, PA for many years and served on the school council. Elizabeth married Michael T. Kocha in February of 2000. Snowbirds from Manheim since 2000, both became regular winter residents of Port Charlotte in 2002. She was a member of the National Education Association, and Church of the Brethren in Manheim.

Preceded in death by her beloved husband of fourteen years on November 3rd of 2014, she is survived by cousins, Nancy Becker, Susan and John Graybill, Jean and Judy Geiser, and John Keiper.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. with Wake service to follow at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Roberson Funeral Homes Port Charlotte Chapel.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:30 a.m. Thursday, January 29th at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Port Charlotte. A private committal will be held in Manheim, Pennsylvania at a later date.

Memorial donations in Elizabeth's name are suggested to a Cancer Foundation of personal choice.

Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Our deepest sympathies to your family, from Myrtle shearer Harry and our family. We were so thankful that your parents took our collie dog Princess when we moved from our farm in Manheim many years ago.

love and prayers,
Diane LaMoncia

Posted by Diane Lamonica - browntown, PA - distant cousin   January 25, 2015

I came to know Liz as a friend through her cousin Judy Geiser. I spent many beautiful holidays with Liz and her family. Although I was only a friend, Liz always made me feel like one of the cousins. I will never forget that and I will always cherish her warmth and generosity.

Posted by Ginny Lipton - Longboat Key, FL - Friend   January 25, 2015

I'm thinking of many happy memories of holidays and trips to the beach!

Posted by Judy Geiser - Reading, PA - cousin   January 24, 2015

You will always be close in my heart.

Posted by Jean Geiser - Fishersville, VA - cousin   January 24, 2015