Ashley Nichole Neifert March 13, 1991 - November 10, 2021

Ashley Nichole Neifert, 30, who was born on March 13, 1991, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Born in Palmerton and formerly of Fredericktown, she was the daughter of Matthew T. Neifert and Danyelle (Warrick) Neifert-Shunk. She currently resided in Philadelphia with her beloved significant other and forever soulmate, Stacy L. Chilcote. She also resided with her pride and joy (cats), Snowball and Mowgli. Ashley was a graduate of Beth Center High School and the Penn Commercial LPN program. Her passion in life, which she pursued, was to become a nurse. She was known for her witty humor, smile and being persistently stubborn. She was nonjudgmental in character and was always willing to help someone in need regardless of the circumstances. She had a kindhearted soul when it came to love and strived to be the best version of herself for her family. Ashley enjoyed sports, especially volleyball and softball, which she played throughout her adolescence. She had many hobbies, including cooking, music, traveling, reading, meditation, and especially, just sitting back and watching movies with her partner.  Survivors: She is survived by her father and stepmom, Jessica Kummerer, (Barto); mother and husband, Phillip J. Shunk, (Bath); maternal grandmother, Susan, better known as “Grandma Susie,” (Bath); paternal grandmother, Louise M., (Cherryville); uncle, Gary “Allan” Neifert, (Bath). Other family members include Ondie Neifert, Jody Neifert, Kim Neifert, Corey Neifert, Joyce Minich, and Jeff Gerhard. Sister, Jessica E., paternal grandfather, Gary A., and cousin, Nicholas A., preceded her in death.  Services: 5 PM Saturday, presided by the Reverend Jody Neifert, at STEPHENS FUNERAL HOME, INC. 274 N. Krocks Rd. Allentown. Call 4 PM until service time.  Contributions: In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County, 58 Kennel Rd. Birdsboro PA 19508.


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