Rachel Ann (Sheffer) Detrick

April 20, 1936 ~ November 28, 2020 (age 84)


Rachel Ann Detrick, Age 84, of Ridgebury Township, passed away at home on Saturday, November 28, 2020. She was born April 20, 1936 in Morristown, NJ daughter of the late John & Sara (Elbertson) Sheffer. She and John Detrick were married November 12, 1960 and had just celebrated 60 years of marriage. While living in New Jersey she was employed by Acme Supermarkets in the meat department then after moving to Pennsylvania worked at the Gladys Burnham School as an Aide and later drove school transportation van for Chambers Bus Company. She was a past member of the Bentley Creek Baptist Church where she the church organist and later became a member of the Berrytown Wesleyan Church and was their organist as well. Rachel enjoyed sewing, loved children, shopping on QVC and was an avid Penn State Football Fan.

Surviving are her loving husband John Detrick of Bentley Creek, two sons, Lawrence “Larry” & Laura Detrick of Gillett, David & Melissa Detrick of Bowmansville, PA, three grandchildren Matthew Detrick, Sarah Detrick, Cody Detrick a sister Ruth & David Ballinger of NJ, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Family and friends are invited to call Wednesday December 2, 2020 from 1 to 2 PM at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY 14894. Funeral services will be held following calling hours at 2 PM with Pastor Patrick Kelly of the Berrytown Wesleyan Church officiating. Interment will follow in Bentley Creek Cemetery.

Memorials in Rachel’s memory may be made to the Berrytown Wesleyan Church, Burt Road, Gillett, PA 16925.



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