Connie G. (Sheriff) Earnest

Born: Sun., Nov. 15, 1953
Died: Wed., Jan. 1, 2020

GFH door open, but no family present

4:30 PM to 6:00 PM, Sun., Jan. 05, 2020
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Jan. 05, 2020
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Mon., Jan. 06, 2020
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.


Mon., Jan. 06, 2020
Location: St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery

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     Connie G. Earnest, 66, of Mifflin, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at Lewistown Hospital.

     Born Nov. 15, 1953, near Mifflintown, she was a daughter of the late Charles D. and Stella (Walton) Sheriff.

     She is survived by her husband, Daniel R. Earnest, whom she married Sept. 1, 1979, one daughter, Denise Peterson and husband, Bryan, of Port Royal, one grandson, Connor Peterson, and three siblings, Joan “Sue” Zeiders and husband, Gary, of Mifflintown, Wayne “Joe” Sheriff of Lewistown, and Sandra Harris of Mifflin.

     She was preceded in death by one sister, Patricia Peck.

     Connie graduated from Juniata High School in 1973 and worked as a seamstress.

     She was a life member of Mifflin Fire Co. and enjoyed making crafts. She loved her family. Her pride and joy was her grandson, Connor, and she attended as many of the 4-H shows as she could when he showed his animals.

     Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6 at the Guss Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Kerlin officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, Nook.

     There will be a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to help with funeral expenses may be sent to Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059.

Charitable donations may be made in Connie's memory to the following organization:

Guss Funeral Home, Inc.
20 South Third Street, Mifflintown, PA 17059
Tel: 717-436-2149

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Kevin & Holly Wileman
   Posted Thu January 02, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with the family

John Curt Harling
   Posted Wed January 08, 2020
I am so sorry to hear about your loss Danny. The Sheriff family I will send prayers your way to help you get thru this and may God be with all of your family.