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Official Obituary of

Roxann K. (Sherman) Flaharty

January 23, 1955 ~ August 15, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Roxann Flaharty Obituary

Roxann K. Flaharty

DOVER – Roxann K. (Sherman) Laird Flaharty, 68, entered into rest at 11:14 a.m. on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at Carolyn’s House in Harrisburg.  She was the wife of the late William H. Laird and the late Dale R. Flaharty.

Born January 23, 1955 in York, Roxann was a daughter of the late John D. and Esther M. (Eppley) Sherman.

She graduated in 1972 from William Penn High School.  Roxann retired following 42 years of service for Shipley Energy, where she was a computer programmer.

Roxann was a member of Dover Women of Today; Shiloh American Legion Post 791; and the National Wild Turkey Federation, in which she was very active with her first husband.  She was also an avid Zumba participant, attending multiple classes weekly.

Roxann is survived by two brothers, David E. Sherman and wife, Robin of Dover and John D. Sherman II and wife Linda of York; a nephew, Kyle Sherman; three nieces, Katie Seibert, Hannah Meddock and Rachel Roach; four great nephews; and three great nieces.  In addition to her husbands and parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved dogs, Micky and Gilly.

Following cremation, relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the service to celebrate Roxann’s life at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at Emig Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc. with the visitation from 10 to 11 a.m.   Interment will be private in Prospect Hill Cemetery, York.  Officiating will be the Rev. Michael Hammer of Celebration Community Church in Dillsburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Carolyn’s House, 1701 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17110.


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September 9, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Emig Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc
47 N Queen St
Dover, PA 17315

Celebration of Life Service
September 9, 2023

11:00 AM
Emig Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc
47 N Queen St
Dover, PA 17315


Carolyn's House
1701 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg PA 17110


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