Fred "Pete" L. Shiflett, Sr., a 52 year resident of Millersville, MD, died on March 16, 2020 at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center.
Mr. Shiflett was born on August 10, 1932 in Alexandria, VA to the late Grover and Ruby Shiflett. He served honorably in the United States Army during the Korean War. After returning from the service, he began a career as a longshoreman in Baltimore and served there for over 20 years before retiring in 1998. Pete was a member of the International Longshoreman's Association, the Moose Lodge of Laurel, the Elk Lodge of Severna Park, and the American Legion Post of Severn. In his spare time, he enjoyed gardening and hunting.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Shiflett is preceded in death by his brothers, James and Joseph Shiflett, and sisters, Mary Fogle and June Stoubs. He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Etta K. Shiflett; sons, Fred Shiflett, Jr. of West Virginia and Michael W. Shiflett of Millersville; daughters, Judy K. Shiflett of Glen Burnie, Evelyn F. May of Severna Park, Nancy K. Shiflett of Millersville; brothers, William Shiflett of North Carolina and Raymond Shiflett of Millersville; sisters, Jean Tate of Brooklyn Park and Ida Shiflett of Severna Park; 8 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Family and friends may visit on Wednesday from 3:30-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Stallings Funeral Home, 3111 Mountain Rd., Pasadena, MD 21122. Due to the state of Maryland limiting public gatherings to 50 people, please consider keeping your visit short to allow space for everyone who wishes to pay their respects. In response to these recent developments, the Shiflett family has also chosen to keep the funeral service private in order to protect the health of family and friends. Interment private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 511 S. Crain Highway, Glen Burnie, MD 21061.
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