Paul E. Shoap Jr.

Paul E. “Jack” Shoap Jr., 81, of Newville, passed away Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at UPMC Pinnacle, Carlisle.

He was born Tuesday, July 9, 1940, in Shippensburg, Cumberland County. Paul was a son of the late Paul E. Sr. and Kathryn (Sowers) Shoap.

Paul retired from the Carlisle Army Barracks where he was a printer.

He enjoyed NASCAR, the Phillies, the Eagles, the Redskins, hunting, playing cards and going to the beach. Paul was an avid bingo player, and years ago he enjoyed bowling in leagues in Newville and Shippensburg.

He was a 1958 graduate of the Shippensburg Area Senior High School.

Paul is survived by his wife, Wanda M. (Farner) Shoap; one daughter, Denise D. Ginter of Newburg; one son, Paul E. (Wendy) Shoap III of Carlisle; one stepdaughter, Kris (Wes) Enyeart of Carlisle; and one stepson, Brent Farner of Newville; one brother, David (Nancy) Shoap of Walnut Bottom; four grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one stepson, Kevin Farner; one sister, Dolly Hardman; and one brother, Wayne Shoap.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc., Shippensburg. Officiating will be The Rev. Harold E. Yeager. Burial will be in the Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens.

A viewing will be held one hour prior to the services Wednesday morning in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater PA, 2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, Pa. 17110, or online at:

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