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Services and burial for Betty J. Hunter, 61, of 4586 Creek Road, RD 4, Duncannon, will be held at the convenience of the family.
She died Sunday, Aug. 3, 1997 at home.

Born April 7, 1936 in Clark's Summit, she was a daughter of the late William and Minnie Mears Covey and the widow of Robert E. Hunter.

Surviving are two sons, Robert W. and Steven E., both of Duncannon; a daughter, Janet Gochenaur of Newport; a sister, Janet Fort of Levittown; and two grandchildren.

Arrangements are being handled by Boyer Funeral Home, 230 N. High St., Duncannon.

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Richard T. Lustick, 74, of 201 Meadow Blvd., Carlisle, died Monday, Aug. 4, 1997 in the Carlisle Hospital.
Born July 5, 1923 in Westmoreland County, he was a son of the late Joseph and Jennie Clark Lustick.

Mr. Lustick was a graduate of Bethel Park High School, Bethel Park and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving in the European theater. He was retired from C.H. Masland and Sons with 37 years of service.

He was a member of Good Shepherd Community United Methodist Church, Carlisle; a life member of the VFW Post 8851, Boiling Springs, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 1299, Carlisle; and AARP.

Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Jeannette E. Todd Lustick; a son, Richard R. of Broomfield, Colo. a grandson; one uncle; and two aunts.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle with the Rev. William E. Pipp officiating. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, West Pennsboro Township.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to his church, 2129 Ritner Highway, Carlisle 17013.

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Nellie I. Sites, 77, of 75 Oak Grove Drive, Fairfield, died Monday, Aug. 4, 1997 at Gettysburg Hospital.
Born Feb. 19, 1920 in Hamiltonban Township, she was a daughter of the late Harry D. and Ella Smaltz Reid.

Mrs. Sites retired from the Fairfield Post Office in 1985 after 31 years of service. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church.

Surviving are her husband, A. Kenneth Sites; two daughters, Annette I. Bolze of Carlisle and Darlene K. Myers of New Oxford; two sons, Terry R. of Orrtanna and K. Ronald of Las Vegas, Nev.; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a number of great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in her church with the Rev. John K. Burk officiating. Burial will be in Fairfield Union Cemetery, Fairfield.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Memorial contributions can be made to her church, 18 E. Main St., Fairfield 17325.

Monahan Funeral Home of Fairfield is in charge of the arrangements.

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Graveside services for Ralph R. Steele, 68, of 454 Highland Ave., Chambersburg, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Norland Cemetery, Chambersburg.
He died Sunday, Aug. 3, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital. 

Born Dec. 7, 1928 in Drill, Va., he was a son of the late Henry and Angie Johnson Steele and the widower of Virginia A. Shaffer Steele, who died Feb. 11, 1996.

Mr. Steele was a graduate of Honaker High School, Honaker, Va. He retired from Letterkenny Army Depot in December 1992 after 43 years of service, where he was a radar technician, division chief of electronics and an equipment specialist with CTX for HAWK missiles.

After retiring he became a consultant for SUMMA Technology Inc. as a HAWK logistic specialist.

He was a U.S. Army veteran and had been affiliated with the Baptist Church in Virginia.

He was a member of Goodwill Fire Company, the Hume-McBeil-Byers AMVETS Post No. 224, Veterans of Vietnam War Post No. 41, and a life member of the Burt J. Asper Post No. 46 American Legion, all of Chambersburg.

Surviving are three daughters, Linda Maguyon at home, Crystal "Bunny" Davis of Chambersburg and Lisa Seiders of Philadelphia; a sister, Thelma Parker of Winston-Salem, N.C.; three brothers, Mike of Dayton, Ohio, John of Bluefield, W.Va. and Dan of Chesapeake, Va. nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Ralph E. Steele, a granddaughter, and three brothers, Elmer, Claude and Allen.

The Rev. Dr. Roy L. Seiders will officiate at Thursday's service. There will be no viewing or visitation.

Memorial contributions can be made to God's Open Door Church, 150 DuPont St., Philadelphia 19127 or to the National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Diseases, Gift Fund in memory of Ralph F. Steele for Legionnaires Disease Research, N.I.H. Building 31, Room 7AO8, Bethesda, Md. 20892.

Arrangements are being handled by Thomas Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

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Services for Nguyen "Sue" Thi Stott, 47, of Plainfield, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.
She died Thursday, July 31, 1997.

Born Dec. 31, 1949 in Vietnam, she was a daughter of Nguyen Van Thai and the late Le Thi Chieu.

An employee of Masland Industries, Carlisle, she was a member of Vietnam Alliance Church, Harrisburg.

Surviving are a daughter, Bobbie Lee Stovall of Hanau, Germany, and several other family members in Vietnam.

Nguyen Tan Phuoc will officiate at Thursday's service. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 

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Luther "Mitch" O. Fisher, 92, of Carlisle, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1997 in Carlisle.
Born June 11, 1905 in Penn Township, he was the son of the late George and Bertha Bell Fisher.

Mr. Fisher was a retired carpet inspector for Masland Industries, Carlisle, and a member of Faith Chapel.

Surviving are his wife, Mildred Shenk Fisher; a daughter, Virginia Dunkleberger of Newville; three sons, Victor, Lewis and Ray, all of Newville; a stepson, Larry Snyder of Shermans Dale; a half-sister, Della Golden of Lancaster; 22 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 24 great-great-grandchildren; and a step-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Glenn and Paul; a daughter, Martha Thrush; a grandson; and a granddaughter.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Faith Chapel, 1453 Holly Pike, Carlisle with the Rev. Gerald Knoblet officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation.

Egger Funeral Home, Newville, is handling the arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, P.O. Box 266, Enola 17025.

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Lester S. Hench, 95, a resident of Perry Village, New Bloomfield, formerly of Plainfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1997 in the nursing home.
Born May 29, 1902 in Perry County, he was a son of the late Harry and Carrie Sowers Hench and the widower of Helen Gutshall Hench, who died Jan. 1, 1997.

Mr. Hench was a retired farmer in Perry County and was a former employee of H.R. Gutshalls Inc., Carlisle.

He was a member of St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, Plainfield and was a charter member of the Blain Lions Club.

Surviving are a daughter, Carrie J. Milligan of Newville; three sons, M. Dale of Elliotsburg, Harry L. of New Bloomfield and Alvus E. of Palmyra; a brother, John W. of Carlisle; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two grandsons.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle with the Rev. Richard L. Hadfield officiating.

Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to his church, 2070 Newville Road, Plainfield 17081.

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Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Richard A. Katzman, 67, of New Cumberland, at 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Patrick's Cathedral, 212 State St., Harrisburg.
He died Monday, Aug. 4, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.

Born July 27, 1930 in Harrisburg, he was a son of the late Julius R. and Helen E. Barbush Katzman.

Mr. Katzman was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. He held degrees from Georgetown and Penn State universities and a graduate degree from New York's University's Graduate College of Business Administration.

Retired from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, he worked in data processing consulting, auditing, and security.

He formerly held positions with Exxon in New York and Texas, IBM in New York, and was self-employed in California and several European countries.

A former football official in Maryland and Pennsylvania, he was a member of Cathedral Parish of St. Patrick, Harrisburg, a former member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Harrisburg and a member of St. Lawrence Society.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia H. Daniels Katzman; three sons, Robert J. of Winston-Salem, N.C., Richard A. Jr. of Chattanooga, Tenn., and J. Randolph of New Cumberland; a brother, Ronald M. of Mechanicsburg; a sister, R. Linda Shaulinski of Rochester, N.Y.; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Monsignor William M. Richardson will officiate at Thursday's service. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Upper Allen township.

Friends may call from 12:15 to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Parthemore Funeral Home, 1303 Bridge St., New Cumberland.

Memorial contributions can be made to his church, 212 State St., Harrisburg 17101 or to Holy Spirit Hospital, 503 N. 21st St., Camp Hill 17011-2288.

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Services for Helen M. Myers, 78, of 455 First St., Carlisle, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in Community Baptist Church, 360 York Road, Carlisle.
She died Sunday, Aug. 3, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

Born April 29, 1919, she was a daughter of the late Raymond C. Topper and Esther M. Eppleman and the widow of Ray A. Myers, who died in 1979.

Mrs. Myers was retired as a factory worker for Carlisle Ribbon Mill with 20 years of service.

Surviving are a son, Phillip R. of Carlisle; two daughters, Patricia A. Leedom and Charlotte A. Schlusser, both of Carlisle; a sister, Gwendolyn Heckman of Carlisle; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Jay Jackson will officiate at Friday's services. Burial will be in Bendersville Church Cemetery, Bendersville.

The Cremation Society of Pennsylvania is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to her church.

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Graveside services for Margaret S. Norton, 86, of 1205 S. 28th St., Swatara Township, formerly of Shiremanstown, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Prospect Hill Cemetery, York.
She died Monday, Aug. 4, 1997 in Dauphin Manor, Swatara Township.

Born Jan. 31, 1911 in Austin, Minn., she was a daughter of the late Frank and Charlotte Wehrenberg Picking. She was a member of Shiremanstown United Methodist Church.

Surviving are a sister, Agnes MacFarlan of Paxtang, and a niece.

The Rev. John A. Ile Jr. will officiate at Friday's services. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery.

There will be no viewing or visitation. Myers Funeral Home, 37 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg, is handling the arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Bethesda Mission, 611 Reilly St., Harrisburg 17104. 

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Services for Peter N. Kutulakis, 63, of Carlisle, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.
Mr. Kutulakis was a professor and vice dean of Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle.

He died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1997, in Chicago during a return trip from the American Bar Association's annual meeting in San Francisco.

Born April 29, 1934, in Ambridge, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Mary Laris Kutulakis.

Mr. Kutulakis was formerly a lawyer in private practice with a Carlisle firm and was also a principal in Consulting Systems Inc., a firm that specializes in consulting services to the legal profession.

He began teaching at The Dickinson School of Law in 1974 and developed the school's placement program.

He joined the faculty full-time in 1977. He taught such classes as client interviewing and counseling, alternative dispute resolution and integrative counseling.

He also served as director of the school's continuing legal education program. In 1991 he was appointed associate dean for student services.

Appointed vice dean in 1995, Mr. Kutulakis oversaw administrative operations of the school and recently assumed additional responsibilities as human resources representative and director of business services.

He was a former co-director of the law school's Family Law Clinic and, at the time of his death, was director of the school's Mediation Center.

A 1956 graduate of Grove City College, Mr. Kutulakis received his law degree in 1963 from the Dickinson School of Law and his master's from degree in counseling from Shippensburg University in 1984.

He had articles published in The National Law Journal, the Journal of Continuing Legal Education and The Pennsylvania Lawyer, among other publications.

Surviving are his wife, Mary D. Daly Kutulakis, and a son, Jason of Carlisle. 

He was preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Schoolitz.

The Rev. John L. Larson will officiate at Saturday's service. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Memorial contributions can be made to The Dickinson School of Law, 150 S. College St., Carlisle 17013.

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Graveside services for John Franklin Altice, 33, of 1047 S. Mountain Road, Dillsburg, were held at 10 a.m. today in Dillsburg Cemetery.
He died Saturday, Aug. 2, 1997 in his home.

Born Nov. 9, 1963 in Carlisle, he was a son of the late Ray and Ilene Lester Altice.

Surviving are a brother, Arthur of Carlisle; five sisters, Liz Little of Gettysburg, Edith Altice of Annapolis, Md., Mary Davis, Louise Myers and Opal Rosenberger, all of Dillsburg; and several nieces and nephews.

The Rev. Gregory Helman officiated at today's service. There was no viewing or visitation.

Cocklin Funeral Home, Dillsburg, was in charge of arrangements.

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Lloyd E. Brandt, 87, of Mechanicsburg, formerly of New Cumberland, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1997 in Manor Care Services, South Middleton Township.
Born Aug. 24, 1909 in Brainbridge, he was a son of the late Harry and Sue Brandt.

Mr. Brandt was the retired owner and operator of Little Folks Shop, mobile retail children's clothing.

He was a member of Baughman Memorial United Methodist Church of New Cumberland, West Shore Lodge 681 F&AM of Camp Hill, Harrisburg Consistory, Zembo Temple of Harrisburg and its Luncheon Club, Cumberland County Shrine Club and Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Harrisburg Forest No. 43.

Surviving are his wife, Miriam L. Brandt; two sons, Jerry A. of Elwood City and Richard D. of Camp Hill; a daughter, Shirley Eppley of Franklin, Ind.; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Baughman Memorial United Methodist Church, Third and Bridge streets, New Cumberland, with the Rev. Robert A. Graybill, his pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Township.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church.

Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to his church.

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Services for Harriet M. Fessler DeBello, 74, of Middlesex Township, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Wiedeman Funeral Home, 357 S. Second St., Steelton.
She died Tuesday, August 5, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.

Born March 8, 1923 in Enhaut, she was a daughter of the late Maxwell and Maude Fleagle Fessler.

She is survived by her husband, John DeBello; a sister, Violet Forney of Newville; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Holy Spirit Hospital, 503 N. 21st St., Camp Hill 17011.

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Beulah D. Dick, 82, of LeTort Manor, Carlisle, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 1997.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, will announce arrangements when complete.

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Alda J. Richardson, 87, of 301 S. Fayette St., Shippensburg, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1997 in Shippensburg Health Care Center, Shippensburg.
Born May 6, 1910 in Metal Township, Franklin County, she was a daughter of the late Charles B. and Rebecca M. Rine Kling and the widow of William M. Richardson, who died July 13, 1980.

Mrs. Richardson and her husband owned and operated Richardson's Floor and Wall until their retirement in 1970. She was a member of Messiah United Methodist Church and its women's Bible class.

Surviving are two sons, William C. of Pottstown and Jerry V. of Shippensburg; a daughter, Sally J. Barnes of Shippensburg; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by six brothers and sisters.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, with the Rev. L. Fitzgerald Reist officiating. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Greene Township.

There will be no viewing; however, friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Messiah United Methodist Church, 30 S. Penn St., Shippensburg 17257

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Services for Joseph L. Trostle, 53, of RD1 Loysville, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in New Life Assembly of God, RD1 Landisburg.
He died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1997, in his home.

Born Aug. 26, 1943 in Loysville, he was a son of Helen M. Rice Sheaffer of RD2 Landisburg and the late Luther L. "Duke" Trostle.

Mr. Trostle was a retired palitizer operator for Quaker Oats Co., Shiremanstown.

He was a member of New Life Assembly of God, Grain & Cereal Workers Union AFL/CIO, Blain Sportsman's Club, Ickesburg Fire Company and National Rifle Association.

In addition to his mother, surviving are his wife, Joan M. Brunner Trostle; a son, Joseph J. of RD1 Loysville; a brother, L. John of Carlisle; a sister, Judith Ann Wilbert of RD2 Landisburg; and an uncle.

The Rev. Larry J. Bidwell will officiate at Saturday's service. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to Perry County Office for Aging, P.O. Box 725, New Bloomfield 17068, or to Tri-County Attendant Care, 16 W. High St., Suite 300, Carlisle 17013

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Memorial services for Louise C. Tyler, 85, of Thornwald Home, Carlisle, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in St. John's Episcopal Church, on the Square, Carlisle. 
She died Monday, Aug. 4, 1997 in the home.

Born March 21, 1912 in Herkimer, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Dewey and Nell Henderson Carter and the widow of Howard Tyler. 

Mrs. Tyler was a kindergarten teacher in New Fairfield, Conn., for many years. She was a graduate of St. Lawrence University, Canton, N.Y., where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and received her master's degree from Columbia University, New York City. 

She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Carlisle. She also was a volunteer for the public library and adult care center in Mashpee, Mass., and was a volunteer for Bosler Library, Carlisle.

Surviving are a son, John D. of Carlisle; a daughter, Cornelia Nickerson of Newville; a brother, John H. Carter of New London, N.H., three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Canon Mark A. Scheneman will officiate at Monday's service. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. 

Visitation will follow Monday's memorial service at the church. Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, Carlisle, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to her church, P.O. Box 612, Carlisle 17013.

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Services for Kenneth L. Weber, 82, of 924 S. York St., Mechanicsburg, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Cocklin Funeral Home, 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg.
He died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1997 in Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg.

Born April 20, 1915 in Mechanicsburg, he was a son of the late Jacob and Mae Miller Weber.

Mr. Weber was a retired truck driver from Wilsbach Distributors, Harrisburg, and was a member of Mt. Pleasant Church of God, Dillsburg.

Surviving are his wife, Helen K. Knisley Weber; a son, Carl L. of Camp Hill; a daughter, Patricia W. Gill of Mechanicsburg; a brother, Ervin of Grantham; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Phillip H. Sturr Jr. will officiate at Saturday's service. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dillsburg.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to his church, 146 S. York Road, Dillsburg 17019.

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Services for Mildred E. McCormick, 84, of Cornwall Manor, were held July 19 in Lovi Zerr Chapel of the manor.
She died Wednesday, July 16, 1997 in the manor.

Born Aug. 16, 1912, in Lebanon, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Sadie Snavely Leahy and the widow of John P. McCormick, who died in 1992.

She and her husband, who was employed by Carlisle Barracks, lived in Carlisle in the 1960s and early 1970s.

Mrs. McCormick worked at Baughman's Male Shop in downtown Carlisle for nine years and was a member of Cornwall United Methodist Church. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Lebanon for more than 50 years. 

Surviving are a son, John P. Jr. of Succasunna, N.J.; two daughters, Jackie Michehl of St. Louis Park, Minn., and Joy Ellen Garman of Lebanon; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Burial was in Ebenezer "Greenwood" Cemetery. Christman Funeral Home, Lebanon, handled arrangements.

Memorials can be made to the Hospice of Lebanon County, P.O. Box 1281, Lebanon 17042-9933. 

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Beulah D. Dick, 82, of 825 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 1997 in her home at LeTort Manor.
Born Sept. 15, 1914 in Boiling Springs, she was the daughter of the late David W. and Mary E. Shellenberger Donnelly and the widow of Charles J. Dick, who died in 1974, and Leon Tanger, who died in 1943.

Mrs. Dick, a 1931 graduate of Boiling Springs High School, was a member of the Carlisle Golden Age Club.

Surviving are a son, Raymond L. Dick of Akron, Pa.; a grandson, Charles R. Dick of Flagstaff, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Ronald R. Madeira officiating. Burial will be in Westminster Cemetery, North Middleton Township.

Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Church of God Home, 801 N. Hanover St., Carlisle 17013.

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Luther "Mitch" O. Fisher, 92, of Carlisle, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1997 in Carlisle.
Born June 11, 1905 in Penn Township, he was the son of the late George and Bertha Bell Fisher.

Mr. Fisher was a retired carpet inspector for Masland Industries, Carlisle, and a member of Faith Chapel.

Surviving are his wife, Mildred Shenk Fisher; a daughter, Virginia Dunkleberger of Newville; three sons, Victor Fisher, Lewis Fisher and Ray Snyder, all of Newville; a stepson, Larry Snyder of Shermans Dale; a half-sister, Della Golden of Lancaster; 22 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 24 great-great-grandchildren; and a step-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Glenn and Paul; a daughter, Martha Thrush; a grandson; and a granddaughter.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 12 in Faith Chapel, 1453 Holly Pike, Carlisle with the Rev. Gerald Knoblet officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation.

Egger Funeral Home, Newville, is handling the arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to Dogwood Hospice, 246 Parker St., Carlisle 17013.

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Eva Marie Stewart Long, 86, of Camp Hill Care Center and formerly of New Cumberland, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 1997 in the center.
Born March 17, 1911 in Union Furnace, she was a daughter of the late Warren and Jenny Ager Stewart and the widow of John S. Long.

Mrs. Long was a member of Faith Assembly of God, Fairview Township.

Surviving are a son, Lewis S. of Lewisberry; a daughter, Delores B. Bingaman of Bellefonte; a brother, Warren A. Stewart Jr. of Florida; four sisters, Nancy Estep, Edith Bush and Lillian Allenbaugh, all of Lewistown, and Dorothy Schlegel of Florida; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland, with the Rev. Randall Rhoads officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Lower Paxton Township.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.

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Services for Emma Schmidiger, 82, of 335 Wesley Drive, Lower Allen Township, will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg.
She died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1997, in Polyclinic Medical Center, Harrisburg.

Born in New York City, N.Y., she was a daughter of Emma Kiss Pankratz of Mechanicsburg and the late Leo Pankratz, and the widow of Edwin A. Schmidiger.

She was a former resident of Norristown from 1965-1992.

In addition to her mother, surviving are her brother, Richard Pankratz of Mechanicsburg, and one granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her son, Edwin Schmidiger.

The Rev. Paul Chapman will officiate at Saturday's service. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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Services for Mary E. Shultz, 69, of Mumper Lane, Dillsburg, will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday in Cocklin Funeral Home, 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg.
She died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1997 in Claremont Nursing Home.

Born Aug. 21, 1927 in Lewisberry, she was a daughter of the late Bruce E. and Mary E. Bonner Hughes.

Surviving are her husband, James P. Shultz; a son, James L. of Dillsburg; a daughter, Brenda L. Nelson of Biglerville; two brothers, Sidney and Bruce Hughes, both of Lewisberry; five sisters, Gloria Miller of Carlisle, Margie Hughes of Lewisberry, Dorothy Gerber and Evelyn Wuechinski, both of Dillsburg and Janice Shank of Wellsville; and five grandchildren.

The Rev. James T. Dawes will officiate Saturday's services. Burial will be in Dillsburg Cemetery, Monday at 10 a.m.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home.

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Martha M. Thrush, 85, of Newburg, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.
Born May 28, 1912 in Cumberland County, she a daughter of Frank H. and Clara Peck Mellott and the widow of Wayne Preston Thrush, who died in 1960.

Mrs. Thrush, a retired nurses' aide, attended Newburg First Church of God.

Surviving are four daughters, Martha Finkey of Shiremanstown, Patricia Kahleg of Carlisle, Jane Bower of Mechanicsburg and Catherine Worthington of Plainfield; six sons, John P. of Newburg, Harold R. of Orrstown, William D. of Newville, Edward D. of Oakville, Robert B. of Abbyville, S.C. and Joseph L. of Shippensburg; four sisters, Mildred Fiet of Las Vegas, Nev., Louise Myers of Tampa, Fla., Margaret Reiley of Kerrsville, Texas and Susan Wagner of Mechanicsburg; 28 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Newburg First Church of God, 260 Newburg Road, Newburg, with the Rev. Michael Smith officiating. Burial will be in Newville Cemetery.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday in the church. Egger Funeral Home, Newville, is in charge of the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to her church.

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Andrew R. Washington, 81, formerly of 415 Main St., York Springs, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 1997 in Cumberland Crossings, South Middleton Township.
Born Aug. 30, 1915 in Wilkes Barre, he was a son of the late John and Anna Michelow Washington.

Mr. Washington retired in 1985 after many years of service from AMP Inc., Carlisle.

A member of York Springs VFW, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific.

Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Hazel M. Potts Washington; a daughter, Dawn E. Kimmel of Mt. Holly Springs; three sons, Douglas A. of Dillsburg, Dan D. of Caribou, Maine, and David D. of York Springs; two brothers, George of Wilkes Barre and Joe of Illinois; and two sisters, Helen Grula of Wilkes-Barre and Peggy McArdell of Nebraska.

Services will be private. Monahan Funeral Home, York Springs, is handling arrangements.

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Services for Edward William Ream, 48, of 252 Moretti Lane, Malpitas, Calif. will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Myers Funeral Home, 37 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg.
He died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1997 in his home.

Born Oct. 18, 1948 in Harrisburg he was a son of Edward V. and Kathryn Ream of Mechanicsburg.

A graduate of East Pennsboro High School and Penn State University, Mr. Ream was employed by Rolm Siemans of California and was a self-employed photojournalist.

He was a former member of Middletown Church of God and was an Eagle Scout.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Stephen of Bookhaven, and a sister, Toni Kay Thumma of Carlisle.

The Rev. Robert A. Malick Jr. will officiate Tuesday's services. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Haven Memorial Gardens, Lower Paxton Township.

Friends may call from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to The First Church of God, 28 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg 17055. 

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Martha M. Thrush, 85, of Newburg, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.
Born May 28, 1912 in Cumberland County, she a daughter of Frank H. and Clara Peck Mellott. She was the widow of Wayne Preston Thrush, who died in 1960.

A retired nurses' aide, Mrs. Thrush attended Newburg First Church of God.

Surviving are four daughters, Martha Finkey of Shiremanstown, Patricia Kahley of Carlisle, Jane Bower of Mechanicsburg and Catherine Worthington of Plainfield; six sons, John P. of Newburg, Harold R. of Orrstown, William D. of Newville, Edward D. of Oakville, Robert B. of Abbyville, S.C. and Joseph L. of Shippensburg; four sisters, Mildred Fiet of Las Vegas, Nev., Louise Myers of Tampa, Fla., Margaret Reiley of Kerrsville, Texas and Susan Wagner of Mechanicsburg; 28 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Newburg First Church of God, 260 Newburg Road, Newburg, with the Rev. Michael Smith officiating. Burial will be in Newville Cemetery.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday in the church. Egger Funeral Home, Newville, is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her church.

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Ethel M. Singer, 91, of Swaim Health Center, Newville, formerly of 1144 Greenspring Road, Newville, died Friday, Aug. 8, 1997 at the center.
Born April 16, 1906 in Pleasant Ridge, Fulton County, she was a daughter of the late George C. and Rose E. Skiles Deshong. She was the widow of Raymond M. Singer, who died July 12, 1967.

Mrs. Singer was a member of Greenspring First Church of God, where she was a former Sunday School teacher and a member of the women's ministries and Good Samaritan Sunday School Class.

Surviving are one son, Lloyd G. of Newville; one daughter, Anna R. Tanner of Newville; one sister, Mabel Graham of Newville; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Mabel Besore and Estalene Weaver.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg with the Revs. Robert S. Frye and K. Hull Byers officiating.

Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, West Pennsboro Township.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Greenspring First Church of God, 1140 Greenspring Road, Newville, Pa. 17241.

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Services for James W. Kearns, 95, of Manor Care Health Services, Carlisle, formerly of Dillsburg, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in South Mountain United Brethren in Christ Church, 1048 South Mountain Road, Dillsburg.
He died Thursday, Aug. 7, 1997 in the home.

Born March 20, 1902 in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Edward and Mary Carpenter Kearns. He was the widower of Ida E. Smith Kearns.

Mr. Kearns was a retired farmer and retired from Agway in 1963.

He was a member of South Mountain United Brethren in Christ Church and Dillsburg Senior Citizens Center.

Surviving are two sons, Ronald S. of Chambersburg and Charles L. of New Bloomfield; four grand- children; and seven great-grand- children.

The Rev. Gregory A. Helman will officiate at Monday's service.

Burial will be in Adamsburg Cemetery, Beaver Springs.

Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday in the church. Cocklin Funeral Home, Dillsburg, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to his church or Alzheimer's Association of South Central Pennsylvania, 600 N. 12th St., Lemoyne, Pa. 17043.

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Paul F. Hartman, 72, formerly of 2 West Penn St., Carlisle, died Friday, Aug. 8, 1997 in Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Cumberland County, Middlesex Township.
Born Sept. 26, 1924 in Middlesex Township, he was a son of the late Clarence and Pearl Mountz Hartman.

Mr. Hartman was a former employee of Williams Grove Park and Howard Johnson's Turnpike Restaurant at Plainfield.

Surviving are three brothers, Samuel I. and John D., both of Carlisle, and Clarence J. of Shippensburg; and one sister, Ethel Crozier of Loysville.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Wayne R. Wheeler officiating. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.

Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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A memorial Mass for Kathleen A. Dete, 84, of 215 Todd Circle, Carlisle, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Patrick's Church, Marsh Drive, Carlisle.
She died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1997 at home.

A daughter of the late John S. and Gertrude McGonagle, she was the widow of Leo J. Dete Jr.

Mrs. Dete was a member of St. Patrick's Church, Carlisle Civic Club, Allenberry Club, Carlisle Hospital Auxiliary, Claremont Auxiliary, YWCA, Todd Home Auxiliary, the Historical Society and Shamrock Club. She was a former member of Beta Signa Phi.

Surviving are two sons, Leo of Atlanta, Ga., and George of Carlisle; five daughters, Anne Kostro of Odenton, Md., Mary Werner of Drexel Hill, Ellen Shank of Carlisle, Rita Widmann of Littleton, Colo., and Kathryn Nook of Parker, Colo.; two brothers, George and James McGonagle of Fairfield Glade, Tenn.; and nine grandchildren.

Friends may call from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Knights of Columbus, 1090 Franklin St., Carlisle. Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Carlisle Hospital Medical Care Foundation Capital Campaign for the Cancer Treatment Center, 246 Parker St., P.O. Box 310, Carlisle, Pa. 17013; Samaritan Fellowship, care of Allison Methodist Church, 99 Mooreland Ave., Carlisle; or St. Patrick's Church, 140 E. Pomfret St., Carlisle.

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Nathaniel Ash, 73, died July 12, 1997 in Baltimore, Md.
Born June 20, 1924, Mr. Ash received an honorable discharge from the Army on May 8, 1946. He moved to Baltimore after retiring from Sharon Steel Corp. in 1985.

He was the uncle of Arziner Hillian of Cheraw, S.C.

William C. Brown Community Funeral Home, Baltimore, Md., was in charge of arrangements.


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