Sharon L. Harshberger

April 16, 1954 – Jan. 5, 2022


Sharon L. Harshberger, 67, Altoona, passed away Wednesday at UPMC Altoona following an extended illness. She was born in Cheverly, Md., daughter of the late William C. and Anna Marie (Sanker) Allshouse.

Sharon married John G. Harshberger on Nov. 18, 1978, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.

Surviving is her loving husband, John; a son, Jason Harshberger; and a daughter, Jackye Garman, both of Altoona; four grandchildren: Darrek, Katalena, Nicholas and Hunter; three brothers: Allen (Leslie) Allshouse of Middletown, Del., Gary (Cindy) Allshouse of Airville, Pa., and Scott Allshouse of Potomac, Md.; three sisters: Karen (Michael) Williamson of Forest Hill, Md., Barbara Allshouse and Amy (Jason) Ebersole, both of Altoona; and several nieces and nephews.

She was a 1974 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle High School and a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.

Sharon enjoyed doing crafts and working parish fish fry dinners. She ultimately loved spending time with her grandchildren and attending their sporting events.

Friends will be received from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona, where a vigil for the deceased will be held.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Father James Dugan, celebrant. Committal will be held at Blair Memorial Cemetery.

Condolences may be made at www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook page.