Shirley A. Roeser

Owner of Campbell Unisex Salon and Spa

Service times: Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 11:00 AM


Shirley A. Roeser, 81, of Columbia, passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at home. She was the wife of Thomas E. Roeser to whom she was married 40 years. Born in Columbia, she was the daughter of the late Abraham J., Sr. and Geraldine Blumenshine Bachman.

Before her retirement, Shirley owned and operated the Shirley Campbell Unisex Salon and Spa, the former Springhouse Tavern and the Cheers Emporium and Drinking Parlor. She enjoyed traveling, fishing and loved her Sunday family cookouts along the river.

Surviving in addition to her husband are her daughters, Bonnie Jean Campbell; Melinda Lou Campbell wife of Stephen Shapee; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Jean wife of Theodore Shellenberger, Grace wife of Joseph Althoff and Mary Lou Geltz. She was preceded in death by her son, James Campbell, Jr., great-grandson, Kyrie Campbell and brother, Abraham J. Bachman, Jr.

A funeral service will be held at the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc., 519 Walnut St., Columbia, PA on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. David Powers officiating. Burial will follow in Silver Spring Cemetery. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home on hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hands Across the Street, 360 Locust St., Columbia, PA 17512 or to Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604 or at

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