Roberta (Gaither) Thompson Obituary in Steelton at Major H. Winfield Funeral Home | Steelton, PA
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Major H. Winfield Funeral Home | Steelton, PA

Roberta (Gaither) Thompson

Passed 08/24/2021

Obituary For Roberta (Gaither) Thompson

Sister Roberta (Gaither) Thompson, 82, of Elizabethtown, KY, transitioned into eternal life on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Baptist Health Hardin Hospital in Elizabethtown. She was born in Steelton, daughter of the late Robert Gaither, Sr. and the late Emma (Monk) Gaither, sister to Robert Gaither, Jr. and the late Samuel Gaither, was a graduate of the Old Steelton High School, became a certified beautician, retired from the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission as an Executive Secretary and after retiring, Roberta went on to work as an administrative manager at JC Penney Department Store; as a Secretary at the YWCA and as a leasing agent at Premier Property Management Group in Harrisburg and later in Hummelstown, where she found joy in helping people find homes and starting new beginnings. Sister Roberta was a member of Goodwin Memorial Baptist Church, where she served on the Church’s Choir before moving to Kentucky to live with her daughter, Robina. In her leisure, she enjoyed going on cruises with her daughter, spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren; listening to gospel music and playing bingo at the American Legion. She leaves to celebrate her life and to cherish precious memories of her; her only daughter, Robina (Thompson) Shadel and her husband, Michael Shadel of Elizabethtown, KY; her brother, Robert Gaither, Jr. and his wife, Beverly of Harrisburg, PA; her grandsons, Brandon Thompson and his wife, Charlie of Edgewood, MD; Christopher Thompson and his wife, Christina of Guam, USA; Michael A. Shadel, Jr. and his wife, Marquita of Fort Hood, TX; her only granddaughter, Ashley Pleasant of Vine Grove, KY; her 10 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Sister Roberta’s life will be celebrated on Friday, September 3 at 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary of Goodwin Memorial Baptist Church, 2447 Green St., Harrisburg with viewing 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. and burial in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. COVID-19 guidelines will be observed with masks and social distancing for all attendees. Arrangements entrusted to the Ministry of Comfort of Major H. Winfield Funeral Home, Steelton Live streaming of the service will be available on Goodwin Memorial Baptist Church Facebook page.

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Table Arrangements
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11
Sweet Moments
$69.95
Beautiful Dreams
$79.95
The Sweetest Touch
$74.95
Heartfelt Condolences
$89.95
Rays of Solace Bouquet
$74.95
Ocean Devotion
$74.95
Gathered With Love Flower Arrangement
$119.95
Pastel Harmony
$84.95
Pastel Peace Basket
$74.95
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Flowers are delivered by the preferred local florist of Major H. Winfield Funeral Home | Steelton, PA.
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