Patsy J. Stotler | Obituary


Patsy J. Stotler Patsy Josephine “Pat” Stotler, 80, of Hedgesville, WV, died Thursday, April 7, 2022 at Winchester Medical Center.

Born August 20, 1941 in Hagerstown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Stephen Shaffer and the late Goldie Blanche Garlock Shives.

She was a member of Michael’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Pat graduated from Hancock High School. She retired from Morgan County Schools after 21 years of service as a bus driver. After retiring, she worked seasonally with Lutman’s Orchard, then went to work for 10 years as a cashier at Walmart, Inc. in Martinsburg, WV. In recent years, she has worked as a private caregiver. Pat was a group leader for the Apache 4-H and was on the board of directors for Camp Frame 4-H Camp in Hedgesville, WV. She was a member of the Morgan County Farm Bureau, Hemlock Homemakers/Morgan County CEOS, where she was named a 2012 Morgan County Belle. Pat enjoyed sewing, puzzles and crosswords, hunting, fishing, and cross-stitching. She has never met a stranger.

Pat is survived by her husband of 59 years, Jack William Stotler at home, her children, Diana Master and Kirk Stotler, both of Hedgesville, Pamela Kerns and her husband, Jeffery, both of Capon Bridge, WV, and James Novak of Hedgesville, whom she loved loved one son, seven grandchildren, Whitney, TJ, Amber, Bethany, Matthew, Taylor and Garrett, five great-grandchildren, Jayden, Zayne, Landon, Walker, Marshall.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Stephen Lee Shives.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at the Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, WV. Interment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Hedgesville.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Pat’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1601 Second Ave., Charleston, WV 25387, the American Cancer Society, 122 South High St., Morgantown, WV 26501, or the American Heart Association, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060. Online condolences may be expressed at



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