OUR SUPPORT STAFF

Although not licensed funeral directors, these members of our staff are vitally important toward the operation of our firm.  These individuals make it possible for us to professionally coordinate funerals with the quality of service our community has come to expect from us.
 


Brenda Spence, Funeral Assistant
Website: www.spencefuneralservices.com
Office Phone: (717) 664-2270
Fax: (717) 664-2101

A native of Somerset, PA, Brenda is a graduate of Cambria-Rowe Business College in Johnstown, PA with a degree in accounting and computer programing.  She has been employed full-time by Masonic Village at Elizabethtown since 1994 where she holds the position of Director of Resident Accounts .  She assists her husband, Bill Spence, during visitations and services.

She and Bill are members of Chiques Church of the Brethren in Manheim where she is a deacon and writing clerk.  She enjoys golfing and entertaining in their home.

Donald Shelly, Funeral Assistant
Website: www.spencefuneralservices.com
Office Phone: (717) 664-2270
Fax: (717) 664-2101

Donald Shelly is a retired banker, after being employed for 44 years in the banking industry.  He is a graduate of Manheim Central High School and is a life-long resident of the Manheim Community.

Don is the secretary of the Rotary Club of Manheim, director and treasurer of the Manheim Student Loan Fund Association, advisory board member of the Manheim Historical Society, and is a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Manheim where he serves on the finance committee.

Don and his wife, JoAnn, reside in Manheim and have four grown children and are proud grandparents of five grandchildren.

Patty Snyder, Funeral Assistant
Website: www.spencefuneralservices.com
Office Phone: (717) 664-2270
Fax: (717) 664-2101

Patty is a graduate of Elizabethtown Area High School and lives in Mount Joy with her husband, Steve.  They are the parents of two adult sons.

Patty and her husband are active members of Chiques Church of the Brethren in Manheim.  She enjoys meeting people, being outdoors, reading, and playing volleyball.

Patty can be found on Tuesdays selling produce at a stand at Root's Country Market.

Levi Ziegler, Funeral Assistant
Website: www.spencefuneralservices.com
Office Phone: (717) 664-2270
Fax: (717) 664-2101

A native of Lebanon County, Levi is a graduate of Hershey High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Elizabethtown College.  He continued his education by earning a Master of Divinity degree from Bethany Theological Seminary, studies at Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute, and receiving a Doctor of Ministry from Lancaster Theological Seminary.

Levi has been engaged in pastoral ministry for more than 53 years, serving congregations in the Church of the Brethren, as well as serving the denomination in various Brotherhood and district positions, including District Moderator and District Board Chair. Levi was employed for 20 years by Brethren Village as Associate Pastor, Senior Pastor and retired as Director of Pastoral Ministry.

A resident of Manheim, Levi and his wife, Helen, are members of East Fairview Church of the Brethren in Manheim and are parents of three sons, three grandchildren, and two step grandchildren.

Kiersten Hoffman, Office Assistant
Office Phone: (717) 664-2270
Fax: (717) 664-2101

A Manheim resident, Kiersten graduated from Oregon State University with a bachelor's degree in English. Along with husband Randy and two daughters, the family can often been seen walking about Manheim running errands, walking for fun and for exercise.

Kiersten and her husband are active members of Chiques Church of the Brethren in Manheim. She enjoys reading, working in the yard, and family vacations.


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