Fannie E. Mausteller

August 8, 1924 ~ August 19, 2020 (age 96)


Fannie E. Mausteller, 96, of Northumberland, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, at ManorCare, Sunbury.

Fannie was born Aug. 8, 1924, in Northumberland, a daughter of the late Robert and Ethel (Fleming) Landback. On Nov. 27, 1943, she married Harold Mausteller who preceded her in death on Jan. 25, 1988.

She was a 1942 graduate of Northumberland High School. Fannie was retired from the Northumberland County Prothonotary's Office, and following retirement she preformed title searches for the Carpenter, Carpenter & Diehl Law Office.

Mrs. Mausteller was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Northumberland where she attended Sunday School.

She was active in community organizations including Northumberland/Point Township Garden Club, as well as the Senior Action center, organizing their many bus trips. She was a member of the Susquehanna Valley Garden Club and Button Club. She was a member of the LaFayette Chapter 222 Order of the Eastern Star, Selinsgrove. Fannie was a true Pineknotter, active in the Pineknotter Days Association and in 2002 received the Pineknotter of the Year Award.

She is survived by her daughter, Bethel N. Shambach of Sunbury; son-in-law, William Shambach Sr. of Northumberland; daughter-in-law, Dorothy Mausteller of Sacramento, Calif.; grandchildren, William Shambach Jr. and wife Shannon of Harrisburg, Tricia Shambach of Selinsgrove and Heather and Tiffany Mausteller of Sacramento, Calif.; and her great-grandsons, Samson and Alexander.

In addition to her parents and husband of 44 years, Fannie was preceded in death by two sons, Harold Jr. and Allen Mausteller; two sisters, Helen Beckman and Florence Latsha; and one brother, Robert Landback.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, in Riverview Cemetery, Northumberland with Rev. Joan Dodson officiating.

Contributions in Fannie's memory may be made to Northumberland/Point Township Garden Club, c/o Carla Yorder , 153 Nottingham Drive,  Northumberland, PA 17857 or to the Pineknotter Days Association, 252 Seventh St., Northumberland, PA 17857.

Arrangements are by the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King St., Northumberland.


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Graveside Service
August 24, 2020

11:00 AM
Riverview Cemetery, Northumberland

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