March 23, 2017
My handsome brother, Daniel E. Crater Jr., 19, of New Bloomfield, has joined my grandma, Sharon Sheaffer and our sister, Rebecca in heaven on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at his home. "DJ" had an awesome sense of humor and together we overcame a lot obstacles in our lives. His best friends Ben Copenhaver, Chase Decker and Caleb Laub always knew he had their backs during many hours of hunting, fishing, working on cars or just gaming, I, Emily Crater, was "DJ's" favorite sister. His biological parents were Daniel E. Crater Sr. and Sharea Crater. Ken and Lisa Papp of Elliottsburg with whom he resided while completing High School and Sharon Shirey gave him guidance and loved him as their own. "DJ" is also survived by grandparents William and Jean Crater of Deleware, aunt Theresa Krumbine and family of Sunbury and Katie Miller and her family. Kaycee Decker, Jennifer "Sage" Price, Jessica Wilson, Luke Shirey and their families thought of him as their brother. He was a 2016 graduate of West Perry High School and Cumberland-Perry Vo-Tech and received his diploma in Welding. He was a welder at Valk Mfg. and had worked for his mentor, Richard Dracha of Elliottsburg. He attended Newport Assembly of God and especially enjoyed their family camp. Memorial services will be held at 11 AM on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Newport Assembly of God Church, 253 N. 6 th Street, Newport. Pastors Jerry Wise and Kris Hill will officiate. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service. A time of Fellowship will follow the service at the Family Life Center, Shortcut Road, Newport. "Good-byes hurt most....when the story is not finished. The Boyer Family Funeral Home is honored to handle the arrangements for the Crater family and their friends.
My handsome brother, Daniel E. Crater Jr., 19, of New Bloomfield, has joined my grandma, Sharon Sheaffer and our sister, Rebecca in heaven on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at his home. "DJ" had an awesome sense of humor and together we overcame a... View Obituary & Service Information
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