Mr. David  R.  Shenk
  • Memorials may be sent to Trout Unlimited Donegal Chapter, P.O. Box 8001, Lancaster, PA 17604.

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We learned a great deal from Dave, he will be greatly missed

Posted by: Friends from Morr Outdoors    Dec 11, 2012

To Jan and Family,
I am deeply saddened to hear about the passing of David. David and Jan has done many acts of random kindness for myself and their fellow co-workers at the U.S.P.S.. David and Jan loved to surprise me with gifts they acquired on their trips to their beloved Canada. I learned many valuable lessons from David.
He is and was a great educator of kindness, love, and compassion.

Posted by: Anthony Ogden - York, PA - Co-Worker, U.S.P.S.   Dec 10, 2012

fond memories of working with dave on the flat sorter. His excitment at sharing his fly fishing stories and gifting to me a fly made by him. Because of dave i also took some tai chi classes. he was a very kind, patient man. my prayers are with the family in their time of loss.

Posted by: vanessa weaver - Marietta, PA - past coworker at post office   Dec 04, 2012

Dave taught me how to Fly Fish. Not just the fundamentals, but the tradition and history. The purity of what Fly Fishing should be. We had some really great times together walking through the woods and looking for that special place to cast. He was always trying new patterns and ideas and let me try them out at the local sportsman club I belonged to. All he wanted was for me to give him a written outline of how the

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Posted by: Doug Tretter - Ephrata, PA - Friend   Dec 03, 2012

A wonderful man who had a smile for everyone. It was an honor to meet him, enjoyed playing poker with him and I will miss him.


Posted by: Scott Klink - Manheim, PA - Friend   Dec 03, 2012

Heard the sad news and my heart sank. To Jan and the rest of Dave's family, I am truly sorry for your loss. Dave was a great man and he will be missed dearly. Many thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by: Laura Aubel Maldonado - York, PA - Friend from USPS   Dec 03, 2012

Dave, our friendship was short, but you left a lasting impression. Thank you for your warm smile and hearty greeting every time we would see each other; I look forward to that again one day in Heaven. You were a man of your word "old-school" and I never saw anybody more serious about keeping a commitment. Thank you for the encouragement you gave to Adam, my son, for his fly tying, fishing, and art; your kindness and passion shined.


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Posted by: Luke Harris - Leola, PA - Friend   Dec 02, 2012

So sad, sorry for the loss of a "Great Guy" who I know will be truly missed by many! KO

Posted by: Ken Oakley - Middletown, PA   Dec 02, 2012

Dave, this is the first time you ever made us sad! You were a great guy! Our thoughts and prayers are with Jan and your family. We will miss you!

Harold and Virginia Williams

Posted by: Harold and Virginia Williams - Bridgeton, NJ - Friends   Dec 01, 2012

Jan and Family , I am so sorry for your loss. Dave was a great guy. Where he is now, your thread never breaks. God bless.

Posted by: Greg Heffner - Bath, NY - Fellow Fly Tyer and Fisherman   Dec 01, 2012