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David E. Baker, 50, of 20 Walnut St., Boiling Springs, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 1997, in Health South Hospital and Rehab Center, Mechanicsburg.
Born Dec. 6, 1946, in Mechanicsburg, he was a son of Clara Dyarman Baker of Mechanicsburg and the late Elmer Edgar Baker.

A 1964 graduate of Boiling Springs High School and a 1972 graduate of Penn State University, Mr. Baker attended graduate school at the University of Georgia.

He was a musican for 23 years and was the house musician-entertainer at Allenberry Carriage Room, Boiling Springs, for 19 years. He also was an auditor for South Middleton Township.

He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Carlisle and Penn State University Alumni Club.

In addition to his mother, surviving are his wife of 18 years, Elizabeth J. Owens Baker; four daughters, Kelley D. Heinlen of Carlisle, Dawn E. Bischoff of Manahawkin, N.J., Jennifer L. Dugan of Washington, D.C., and Rebecca L. Hand of Philadelphia; two brothers, James N. of Boiling Springs and Robert E. of San Francisco, Calif.; one sister, Cecilia M. Viti of Mechanicsburg; five grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Franklin E. Baker.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Patrick Shrine Church, 140 E. Pomfret St., Carlisle. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, North Middleton Township, at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, Carlisle, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the David E. Baker Music Scholarship Fund, South Middleton School District, 4 Forge Road, Boiling Springs 17007.

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James S. Conklin of 122 Strayer Drive, Carlisle, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 1997, in Carlisle Hospital.
He was a retired teacher from Carlisle Area School District and retired as a colonel from the U.S. Army in 1970.

He was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Carlisle Exchange Club, Fraternal Order of Elks, Veterans of Vietnam War, Reserve Officers Association and other service organizations.

He served in World War II, the Korean War and served two tours in Vietnam. He was awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts and served in the First Cavalry Division when it was awarded a Presidential Unit Citation.

He graduated second in his class at Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth and served on the staff of the Army War College in Carlisle when he retired.

Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth D. Cauley Conklin; a daughter, Lynn Conklin Power; a son, James T.; a brother, John; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia.

Services of requiem eucharist will be at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in St. John's Church, on the Square, Carlisle, with the Rev. Dr. Mark A. Scheneman and the Rev. Marcia Wilkinson officiating. Burial will be in Ashland Cemetery, Carlisle.

Friends may call from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made later to a James Conklin Scholarship Fund to be announced.

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Services for Sarah Anna Margaret Sheaffer, 88, formerly of 217 E. Orange St., Shippensburg, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg.
She died Friday, Aug. 22, 1997, in Shippensburg Health Care Center.

Born Aug. 29, 1908, in Southampton Township, she was a daughter of the late Samuel Edward and Tressie Varner Sheaffer.

Mrs. Sheaffer was retired from the former Valley Baking Co., Shippensburg.

She was a member of Prince Street United Brethren Church and had attended the Sunshine Sunday School, Shippensburg, for many years.

Surviving are her daughter, Ruth V. Barnett of Shippensburg; three grandchildren, Richard E. Barnett of Stoughton, Wis., and Syvilla A. Barnett and Edward L. Sheaffer, both of Shippensburg; four great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.

The Rev. Garry L. Culler will officiate at Tuesday's service. Burial will be in Cleversburg Cemetery, Southampton Township.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Prince Street United Brethren Church, 20 N. Prince St., Shippensburg, PA 17257, or to Cleversburg Cemetery Fund, 135 Airport Road, Shippensburg, PA 17057.

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Services for Merle E. "Smitty" Smith Sr., 61, of 53 Marilyn Drive, North Middleton Township, will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.
He died Friday, Aug. 22, 1997, in Carlisle Hospital.

Born Feb. 10, 1936, in Carlisle, he was a son of the late Irvin and Sarah Moyer Smith.

A 1954 graduate of Carlisle High School, Mr. Smith retired in 1996 from the Mechanicsburg Mens' Club.

He was a member of Mechanicsburg Mens' Club, Carlisle Eagles Club and White Circle Club of Carlisle. He also was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Surviving are his wife, Beverly A. Bugosh Smith; two sons, Merle E. Jr. of Middleburg and Steve A. of Newville; two daughters, Debra M. Maclay of Carlisle and Tammy J. Mislyan of Shermans Dale; a stepson, Michael R. Smitley of Port Orchard, Wash.; a stepdaughter, Mary Ann Durain of Carlisle; a brother, Michael of Newville; a sister, Helen Steinour of Carlisle; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Edward E. Dyche will officiate at Tuesday's service. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Helen Krouse Foundation, P.O. Box 311, Mechanicsburg 17055.

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Services for Arthur G. Etter, 77, of Grahams Woods Road, Newville, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Egger Funeral Home, 15 Big Spring Ave., Newville.
He died Saturday, Aug. 23, 1997 in his home.

Born Sept. 10, 1919 in Marion, he was a son of the late Bruce and Blanche Barnhart Etter.

Mr. Etter was a plumber at Carlisle Barracks, retiring in 1975.

Surviving are his daughter, Lillian L. Rickabaugh of Newville; two sons, Arthur L. and Charles L., both of Newville; a brother, Guy W. of Newburg; 19 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Sandy Shultz will officiate at Wednesday's service. Burial will be in Westminster Cemetery, North Middleton Township.

Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Dogwood Hospice, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle 17013.

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Daron J. Jacoby, 18, of 2360 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 1997 as a result of an automobile accident.
Born April 27, 1970 in Gettysburg, he was a son of Donald L. and Sharon N. Smith Jacoby.

He attended Biglerville High School and was an employee of Jacoby's Furniture Shop, Gettysburg.

Surviving, in addition to his parents, are two sisters, Dana J. of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Claudia M. of Tampa, Fla.; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith of Aspers and his paternal grandmother, Bonnie Lee Jacoby of Gettysburg.

services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Open Arms Christian Fellowship church, 5410 Old Harrisburg Road, York Springs, with the Rev. Robert J. Hamway officiating. Burial will be in Benders Church Cemetery, 1385 Rentzel Road, Biglerville.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Dugan Funeral Home, 111 S. Main St., Bendersville.

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George W. Rice Jr., 49, of 924 Forbes Road, Carlisle, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle will announce arrangements when complete.

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Angelica Rose Souders, infant daughter of Tom R. and Lisa Proctor Souders of 617 W. King St., Shippensburg, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 1997 at home.
She was born July 28, 1997 in Hershey.

Surviving in addition to her parents are a sister, Casey J. at home; paternal grandparents, Tom and Janet Souders of McConnellsburg; maternal grandparents, Paul Sr. and Gloria Proctor of Shippensburg; and a number of aunts and uncles.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First Weslyan Church, Shippensburg with the Rev. David J. Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Greene Township.

Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.

Memorial contributions can be made to First Weslyan Church, 38 Stewart Place, Shippensburg 17257.

Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, is in charge of the arrangements.

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Services for Ray L. Byers, 43, formerly of Plainfield, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Avenue, Mt. Holly Springs.
He died Saturday, Aug. 23, 1997 in Butler.

Born Sept. 19, 1953 in Carlisle, he was a son of the late Dale Sr. and Lois Stache Byers.

Mr. Byers was a 1971 graduate of Big Spring High School and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Surviving are a daughter, Kimberly A. Neumayer of Duncannon; a son, Jason M. of Mechanicsburg; a sister, Robin L. Myers of Mt. Holly Springs; three brothers, Dale R. of Harrisburg, Jerry L. and Rick D. of Mt. Holly Springs; three stepsisters, Donna Burkepile of Carlisle, Sharon Nelson of Mechanicsburg and Karen Kennedy of Franklintown; two stepbrothers, George Eickhoff of Franklintown and Mark Eickhoff of Mechanicsburg; and one grandson.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Ann Byers.

Salvation Army Master Ray Kosciolek will officiate at Wednesday's services. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

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Merl R. Eisenhart, 74, of 2845 Old Carlisle Road, died Monday, Aug. 25, 1997 at Green Acres Nursing Home, 595 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg.
Born Oct. 6, 1922 in York Springs, he was a son of the late Curtis and Nellie Mae Huff Eisenhart.

Mr. Eisenhart was a former employee of the Mechanicsburg Naval Depot, retiring in 1979. He was a World War II veteran, having served with the U.S. Army Air Force.

He was a life member of the Aspers Fire Company and served as scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop No. 75 for many years.

He also was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Aspers; Ira E. Lady American Legion Post No. 262 of Biglerville; National Association of Retired Federal Employees; Biglerville Historical and Preservation Society; York Springs Senior Citizens.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Esther R. Arnsberger Eisenhart; two sons, Gregory L. of Butler and Daniel E. of Newville; and three granddaughters.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Dugan Funeral Home, 111 S. Main St., Bendersville with the Rev. Daniel V. Biles III officiating. Burial will be in Wenksville Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Boy Scouts of America, York-Adams Area Council, 2139 White St., York 17404.

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Alice Esther Flanagan, 81, 0f Mechanicsburg died Monday, Aug. 25, 1997 at Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.
Born July 31, 1916 in Erie, she was a daughter of the late William T. and Josephine A. Hiney Flanagan.

She was retired from the former New Cumberland Army Depot, New Cumberland, where she was chief of the examination branch.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mechanicsburg; the Leisure Club; National Association of Retired Federal Employees, No. 1465; and the Women's Club of Mechanicsburg.

Surviving are a sister, Mary G. Ward of Mechanicsburg and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy Waters, Rita R. Slusser and Sylvia Cassaro.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in her church with the Rev. Chester P. Snyder officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Upper Allen Township.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Place Way, Mechanicsburg. A recitation of the rosary will be at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Services for George William Rice Jr., 49, of 924 Forbes Road, Carlisle, will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.
He died Sunday, Aug. 24, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

Born Jan. 22, 1948 in Carlisle to George W. Sr. and Mary Gaines Rice of Carlisle, he was a 1967 graduate of Carlisle High School and a Vietnam veteran.

He was employed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry in Harrisburg. He attended Trinity Church of God in Harrisburg.

Surviving, besides his parents, are his wife, Rhona Hunter Rice; a son, Anthony D. at home; a daughter, Stephanie R. at home; a brother, Grayson of Salem, N.C.; four sisters, Sharon Rice, of Velljo, Calif., Dolly Kern, Vickie Marshall and Toni Rice, all of Carlisle; two nephews and a niece.

The Rev. Peter S. Edwards will officiate at Wednesday's service. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Friends may call from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. There will be no viewing or visitation.

Memorial contributions can be made to the ALS Association, 980 Harvest Drive, Suite 105, Blue Bell 19422-1961

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Graveside services for Caroline E. Wright, 80, of 25 Cove Road, Duncannon and formerly of New Bloomfield, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in New Bloomfield Cemetery.
She died Sunday, Aug. 24, 1997 in the Kinkora Pythian Home, Duncannon.

Born Dec. 23, 1916 in Newark, N.J., she was the widow of C. Edward Wright. Mrs. Wright was a retired employee of the New Bloomfield Dress Co.

Surviving are a son. Paul B. of Mechanicsburg and two grandchildren.

There will be no viewing or visitation. The Rev. Brad Moore will officiate at Wednesday's service.

Boyer Funeral Home, New Bloomfield is in charge of the arrangements.

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Services for Ray L. Byers, 43, formerly of Plainfield, were held at 2 p.m. today in Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Avenue, Mt. Holly Springs.
He died Saturday, Aug. 23, 1997 in Butler.

Born Sept. 19, 1953 in Carlisle, he was a son of the late Dale Sr. and Lois Stache Byers.

Mr. Byers was a 1971 graduate of Big Spring High School and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Surviving are a daughter, Kimberly A. Neumayer of Duncannon; a son, Jason M. of Mechanicsburg; a sister, Robin L. Myers of Mt. Holly Springs; three brothers, Dale R. of Harrisburg, Jerry L. and Rick D. of Mt. Holly Springs; step-mother, Minnie M. Glessner of Carlisle; three stepsisters, Donna Burkepile of Carlisle, Sharon Nelson of Mechanicsburg and Karen Kennedy of Franklintown; two stepbrothers, George Eickhoff of Franklintown and Mark Eickhoff of Mechanicsburg; and one grandson.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Ann Byers.

Salvation Army Master Ray Kosciolek officiated at Wednesday's services. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

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Merl R. Eisenhart, 74, of 2845 Old Carlisle Road, died Monday, Aug. 25, 1997 at Green Acres Nursing Home, 595 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg.
Born Oct. 6, 1922 in York Springs, he was a son of the late Curtis and Nellie Mae Huff Eisenhart.

Mr. Eisenhart was a former employee of the Mechanicsburg Naval Depot, retiring in 1979. He was a World War II veteran, having served with the U.S. Army Air Force.

He was a life member of the Aspers Fire Company and served as scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop No. 75 for many years.

He also was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Aspers; Ira E. Lady American Legion Post No. 262 of Biglerville; National Association of Retired Federal Employees; Biglerville Historical and Preservation Society; York Springs Senior Citizens.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Esther R. Arnsberger Eisenhart; two sons, Gregory L. of Butler and Daniel E. of Newville; three sisters, Helen Miller of Millsboro, Del., Martha Myers and Evelyn Smyers, both of East Berlin; and three granddaughters.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Dugan Funeral Home, 111 S. Main St., Bendersville with the Rev. Daniel V. Biles III officiating. Burial will be in Wenksville Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Boy Scouts of America, York-Adams Area Council, 2139 White St., York 17404.

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Services for Arthur G. Etter, 77, of Grahams Woods Road, Newville, were at 1 p.m. today in Egger Funeral Home, 15 Big Spring Ave., Newville.
He died Saturday, Aug. 23, 1997 in his home.

Born Sept. 10, 1919 in Marion, he was a son of the late Bruce and Blanche Barnhart Etter.

Mr. Etter was a plumber at Carlisle Barracks, retiring in 1975.

Surviving are his daughter, Lillian L. Rickabaugh of Newville; two sons, Arthur L. and Charles L., both of Newville; a brother, Guy W. of Newburg; 9 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Sandy Shultz officiated at Wednesday's service. Burial was in Westminster Cemetery, North Middleton Township.

Memorial contributions can be made to Dogwood Hospice, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle 17013.

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Pauline Fleagle, 74, of Mechanicsburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.
Born Feb. 15, 1923 in Johnstown, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Susan Budash.

Surviving are her husband, Kenneth P. Fleagle; three daughters, Carolyn P. Bair of Carlisle, Phyllis S. Miller and Gwen A. of Mechanicsburg; two sisters; and six grandchildren.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in Myers Funeral Home, 27 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. Donald J. Seiple officiating. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Township.

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

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Amy R. Lackey, 96, a resident of Sara Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1997 in the home.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle will announce arrangements when complete.

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Services for Ruth B. Ort, 68, of 40 Kralltown Road, Dillsburg, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Cocklin Funeral Home, 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg.
She died Monday, Aug. 25, 1997 at Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.

Born July 12, 1929 in Lewisberry, she was a daughter of Edna Taylor Deardorff of Lewisberry and the late Francis Deardorff, and and the widow of Richard Ort.

Mrs. Ort was a secretary for the former New Cumberland Army Depot.

Surviving, in addition to her mother, are her companion, Robert H. Graham of Dillsburg; a son, Roger L. of Dillsburg; and four grandchildren.

The Rev. Thomas S. Mellott will officiate at Friday's services. Burial will be in the Emanuel Cemetery, Lewisberry.

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

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Services for Gladys E. Sanders, 78, of Mechanicsburg, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Myers Funeral Home, 37 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg.
She died Monday, Aug. 25, 1997 at home.

Born Dec. 16, 1918 in Newport, Ark., she was a daughter of the late James and Grace McBride Davis and the widow of Gleason V. Sanders.

Surviving are two daughters, Patricia Caruso of Willowbrook, Ill. and Melissa E. Shaffer of Mechanicsburg; a son, James Lowery of Telford; three stepsons, Cleason V. Sanders Jr. of Tacoma, Wash., Charles Sanders and Douglas Sanders, both of Fresno, Calif.; two stepdaughters, Connie Long of Park Ridge, Ill. and Debrah Sanders of Centralia, Ill.; three sisters, Dorothy Demes of Harwood Heights Ill., Hazel Hoyt and Daisy Knight of Arkansas; 24 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Burial will be in Mechanicsburg Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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John F. Staschiak, 61, of Saville Township and St. Augustine, Fla., died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1997 at his Saville Township home.
Born Jan. 8, 1934 in Centerville, he was the son of Mary Kennedy of Atlasburg and the late John Staschiak.

Mr. Staschiak was co-owner and manager of Moultrie Oaks Adult Retirement Community in St. Augustine and a retired employee of Unisys. He was a retired Marine Corps veteran and commander of the St. Augustine Chapter of the Marine Corps League.

He was a member of Social Order of Owls, American Legion Post 177 and Moose Lodge No. 1526, all of Newport, and the St. Augustine Elks Club.

Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Anne Decker Staschiak McGrath of Grantville; a son, John D. of St. Augustine and Millerstown; two daughters, Lisa S. Rabon of Middletown and Cynthia S. McGrath of Grantville; two brothers, Kevin of Middleburg and James of Findley, Ohio; two sisters, Stephanie Birman and Mary Ann Malinkey, both of Madison, Ohio; and two grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Boyer Funeral Home, 101 Main St., New Bloomfield, with the Rev. Anthony C. Hill officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in Eshcol Cemetery.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg 17043.

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Mario S. Acosta, 34, of Mt. Holly Springs, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 1997 in Harrisburg Hospital.
Born Feb. 22, 1963 in Allende, N.L., Mexico to Victor and Maria Segura Acosta, he was employed by Bob Evans Restaurant of Mechanicsburg and was a former employee of Shoney's, Mechanicsburg and the County Depot Restaurant, Newport.

He was a musician and played keyboards for many Mexican bands throughout Texas.

Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his wife, Debra Raye Kaseman Acosta; four brothers, Felipe, Vicente, JoseSaul, and Oscar, all of Allende, and three sisters, Ramona, Juanny, and Irma, all of Allende.

Services will be held Saturday in Mexico. Local arrangements are being handled by Nickel Funeral Home in Loysville.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Mario S. Acosta Memorial Escrow Fund, c/o Holman and Holman, P.O. Box 278, Shermans Dale 17090.

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Wilbur C. "Bill" Bishop Jr., 71, of the Thornwald Home in Carlisle, formerly of Boiling Springs, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1997 at the home.
Born July 11, 1926 in Carlisle to the late Wilbur C. Sr. and Irene Clay Bishop, he lived in Boiling Springs for many years. He graduated from Carlisle High School in 1944 and Dickinson College in 1950.

He was retired from the former Navy Ships Parts Control Center in Hampden Township after 30 years of service. A veteran of World War II, he served in the Army Air Corps.

Mr. Bishop was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Carlisle.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Janette Danner Bishop; three daughters, Carol A. Gleixner and Jan L. Burrows of Mechanicsburg and Amy R. Bishop of Elizabethtown; and four grandsons.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 201 W. Louther St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Richard A. Ruff and the Rev. Sharon F. Kelly officiating.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to his church or to the National Parkinson Foundation, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center, Graduate Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 1800 Lombard St., Suite 900, Philadelphia 19146.

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Theodore R. Franklin, 93, a resident of Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Carlisle and formerly of Walnut Street, Carlisle, died Wednesday, August 27, 1997 in the nursing home.
Born Nov. 11, 1903 in Mt. Holly Springs, he was the son of the late William and Anne Dalton Franklin.

He was retired from Carlisle Shoe Factory after 30 years of service and was a former employee of the YMCA, Carlisle. He was a former Pennsylvania state bowling champion and a former member of many bowling leagues. He was a member of Friendship Fire Company, Carlisle.

Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Eleanor Davis Franklin; a daughter, Nancy A. Horn, Carlisle; two grandsons; two great-granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.

Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of one's choice.

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Rosella M. Glock, 88, who resided with her niece, Miriam G. Witter of 744 Orrstown Road, Shippensburg, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1997 at home.
Born Aug. 20, 1909 in Baltimore, Md., she was a daughter of the late H. Henry Sr. and Catherine Mattes Glock.

She attended Chambersburg Gospel Chapel and had attended the former Eastern Gospel Chapel of Brooklyn, Md. She was the last of her immediate family and is survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Brooklyn Gospel Chapel, Jack and Sixth Streets, Brooklyn, Md. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Baltimore.

Friends may call from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg, is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to Emmaus Bible College, 2570 Asbury Road, Dubuque, Iowa 52001.

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The Rev. Richard K. Guistwhite, 272 W. Willow St., Carlisle, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 1997 in his home.
Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, is in charge of arrangements.

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Services for Wayne K. "Skeets" Johnson, 55, of 991 Knob Hill Road, Fayetteville, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg.
He died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1997 at home.

Born Nov. 20, 1941 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late Wayne A. and Elizabeth Drotleff Johnson.

Mr. Johnson and his wife owned and operated U.S. Perma Shield and the Rite Spot Motel and Restaurant, Fayetteville, for the past 18 years. Before that, he had been employed at Carlisle Barracks and Chambersburg Engineering Co.

He was a 1959 graduate of Chambersburg High School and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Fayetteville.

Surviving are his wife, Judy Gilbert Johnson; a daughter, Traci Zajcevski of Glen Rock; and a sister, Kay Trail of Downingtown.

The Rev. David L. Hefner will officiate at Saturday's services. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, Franklin County Unit, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg 17201.

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Services for Amy R. Lackey, 96, a resident of Sarah Todd Memorial Home, 1000 W. South St., Carlisle, and formerly of C Street, Carlisle, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.
She died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1997 in the home.

Born Aug. 11, 1901 in Middlesex Township, she was a daughter of the late Marlin L. and Emma Blosser Burgett and the widow of John E. Lackey.

Mrs. Lackey farmed with her husband in Cumberland County for over 30 years.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Carlisle and a teacher in the nursery for over 25 years. She was also a member of the No. 6 Sunday School Class.

Surviving is a son, Richard B. of Carlisle; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Kermit E. Lackey; eight brothers and two sisters.

The Rev. Michael V. Minnix will officiate at Friday's service. Burial will be in Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.

Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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Larry R. Mullen, 62, of 5 West Pine St., Mt. Holly Springs, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1997 at the home of his sister, Janice Shank of Newville.
Born March 25, 1935 in Mt. Holly Springs, he was a son of the late Harry B. Sr. and Mary K. Yeingst Mullen who lived all his life in Mt. Holly Springs.

Mr. Mullen was a 1953 graduate of Carlisle High School and retired March 28, 1997 from McCoy Electronics in Mt. Holly Springs with 32 years of service.

Besides his sister, he is survived by three nieces, a nephew, two great-nieces and two great-nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Harry Jr. in 1988 and Richard B. in 1995.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle with the Rev. Gerald Knoblet officiating.

Burial will be in Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.

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

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Services for Richard W. Blocher, 85, formerly of 201 E. Burd St., Shippensburg, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg.
He died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1997, in Shepherd's Choice Hospice, Gettysburg.

Born June 19, 1912, in Bendersville, he was a son of the late John C. and Alice G. Wert Blocher and the widower of Beulah M. Day Blocher.

Mr. Blocher was retired from Beidel Printing House, Shippensburg, and earlier in his life had worked at The Sentinel in Carlisle.

He was a member of Memorial Lutheran Church, Cumberland Valley Lodge 315 Free and Accepted Masons, Valley Forest 145 Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Shippensburg Scottish Rite Club and Harrisburg Consistory.

Surviving are a daughter, Bonnie S. Robinson of Concord, Calif.; two sisters, Mildred J. Cutschall of New Oxford and Pauline A. Koontz of Gettysburg; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Bonnie B. Hoffman will officiate at Sunday's service. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, where a Masonic service will be conducted by Cumberland Valley Lodge 315 F&AM at 8:30 p.m.

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Mary Ruth Edwards, 76, of Indian Lake, Fla., formerly of Mechanicsburg, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1997 in Mechanicsburg.
Born Oct. 3, 1920 in Lime Ridge to the late Bruce and Ann Cain, she was retired from the Book of the Month Club.

She also was formerly employed by Wise Potato Chips.

She is survived by her husband, James T. Edwards; a son, Jimmy M. of Pottstown; a daughter, Ann Beagle of Indian Lake; a sister, Martha Walter of Enola; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. William C. Butts officiating. Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

Friends will be received Tuesday from 9 to 10 a.m. in the funeral home.

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The Rev. Richard K. Guistwite, 76, of 272 W. Willow St., Carlisle, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 1997 in his home.
Born Nov. 17, 1920 in Reading, he was a son of the late Albert and Emma Kline Guistwite.

A graduate of Evangelical School of Theology in Myerstown, the Rev. Guistwite pastored in the Eastern Conference of the Evangelical Congregational Church and has served churches in Dauphin, East Weissport, Lavelle, Frackville, Plymouth Meeting, Reading and Annville.

He served as visitation pastor at Mt. Holly Springs United Methodist Church.

He was chairman of the Conference Pastoral Relations Board and was active with Christian education and camping ministries and Rotary International.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Elsie L. Moyer Guistwite; a daughter, Janice E. Singmaster of Carlisle; two sons, Dr. Kenneth R. of Carlisle and Chaplain Major Philip T. of the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Mt. Holly Springs United Methodist Church, 202 W. Butler St., Mt. Holly Springs, with Bishop John Moyer, Dr. Robert Hower and the Rev. Bradley Knepp officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, Mt. Holly Springs, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to Mt. Holly Springs United Methodist Church or to the Evangelical School of Theology, Myerstown 17067.

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Services for Ethel E. Reisinger, 94, of Shippensburg Health Care Center, formerly of 353 Fort St., Shippensburg, will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg.
She died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.

Born June 7, 1903 in Mansville, Perry County, she was a daughter of the late Henry E. and Mary E. Turnbaugh Powell and the widow of James R. Reisinger.

A former cook, Mrs. Reisinger previously worked at the Varsity Shop and Sugar Bowl in Shippensburg, the former Bratton's Restaurant in Mifflin and Selinsgrove Center, Selinsgrove.

She attended Shippensburg Church of the Nazerene and was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Nook and Mifflintown American Legion Auxiliary.

Surviving are two sons, Kenneth R. of Shippensburg and Vance L. of Carlisle; two daughters, Judith Feidler of Dickson, Tenn., and Eleanor Bluford of Richfield; a stepdaughter, Jesse Reisinger of Millerstown; a half brother, Danny Powell of Harrisburg; 16 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Edward A., who died Feb. 12, 1997.

The Rev. Todd A. Risser will officiate at Monday's service. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in St. Paul's Cemetery, Beal Township, Juniata County.

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

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, Franklin County Unit, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg 17201, or Professional Hospice Care, P.O. Box 60635, Harrisburg 17106-0635.

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Mabel J. Stuck, 97, of Franklin County Nursing Home, formerly of Newburg, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 1997 in the home.
Born March 11, 1900 in Lurgan Township, Franklin County, she was a daughter of the late William B. and Annie Burkholder Paxton and the widow of James E. Stuck, who died June 13, 1976.

Mrs. Stuck retired in 1973 from Lurgan Elementary School, where she worked as a cook for 19 years. Earlier in her life she had worked at the former Penn Pants Factory in Shippensburg and Blue Mountain Restaurant in Newburg.

She was a member of Newburg First Church of God, its progressive Sunday school class, and the Women's Christian Temperance Union.

Surviving are her son, James E. of Tucson, Ariz.; a daughter, Elizabeth M. Tourney of Newburg; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, with the Rev. K. Hull Byers officiating.

Burial will be in Otterbein Cemetery, Lurgan Township.

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

Memorial contributions can be made to Newburg First Church of God, 260 Newburg Road, Newburg 17240.

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Wayne L. Wadel Sr., 68, of 5 Summit Dr., Shippensburg, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born May 3, 1929 in Southampton Township, Franklin County, he was a son of the late William P. and Anna P. Shriner Wadel.

He was the widower of Mildred J. Dunlap Wadel, who died March 24, 1988.

An Army veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Wadel was a mason and owned and operated his own construction and masonary contracting business in the Shippensburg area for many years.

He was a member of Lurgan United Brethren Church.

Surviving are his second wife, Janet Swartz Arnold Wadel; two sons, Wayne L. Jr. and Ronald A. Sr., both of Shippensburg; one daughter, Loudenis Beidel of Newburg; five stepsons, Clinton P. and Keith A. Arnold, both of Chambersburg, Stephen J. Arnold of Newburg, Edward L. Arnold of York Haven and Alan W. Arnold of Mainsville; two brothers, Ira H. and John M., both of Shippensburg; three sisters, Julia E. Wadel and Anna Mary Weaver, both of Shippensburg, and Nellie Lehman of Chambersburg; seven grandchildren; two great-grand- children; and nine stepgrand- children.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters and one stepgranddaughter.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Lurgan United Brethren Church, 7607 Roxbury Road, Shippensburg, with the Rev. Ed Calhoun officiating.

Burial will be in Otterbein Cemetery, Lurgan Township, Franklin County.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association of South Central Pennsylvania, 488 W. Market St., York, Pa. 17404.

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Ethel F. Cornman, 82, of 803 Sandbank Road, Mt. Holly Springs, died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997 at home.
Born Jan. 13, 1915 in Dickinson Township, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Grace Dunlap Frehn.

Mrs. Cornman was a member of Mt. Holly Springs Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Surviving are her husband of 60 years, Leroy H. Cornman; one daughter, Darlene J. Ramond of Carlisle; one sister, Edith Shetron of Newville; and two grand- children.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in her church with the Rev. Michael L. Lozano officiating.

Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middle- ton Township. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, Mt. Holly Springs, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Holly Springs Evangelical Lutheran Church, 602 McLand Dr., Mt. Holly Springs, Pa. 17065.

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Services for Jessie B. Campbell, 71, of 209 Wolf Bridge Road, Carlisle, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs.
She died Thursday, Aug. 28, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

Born March 10, 1926 in Hagerstown, Md., she was a daughter of the late James and Minnie Campbell Green. She was the widow of Arthur W. Campbell, who died in 1980.

She was a member of Minnequa Club of Hagerstown, Order of Owls of Greencastle, AMVETS of Carlisle and the ladies' auxiliaries of Moose Lodge 235, Eagles 1299 and American Legion Post 674.

Surviving are her daughter, Teresa A. Searfoss of Carlisle; two sons, Larry J. and James E. Barnhart, both of Carlisle; and three grandchildren.

Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middle- ton Township.

Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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Services for Irene M. Figard, 86, of 149 Cedar St., Carlisle, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.
She died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997 in the Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle.

Born Feb. 12, 1911 in Holidaysburg, she was a daughter of the late Joseph F. and Verna G. Stevens Pernell.

Ms. Figard was formerly employed at the former Wilson's Drug Store in Carlisle and more recently at the Belevedere Medical Center Pharmacy, Carlisle.

She attended the former Bellwood-Antis Twp. High School in Bellwood and was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Carlisle; the Newville Historical Society, and the AARP.

Surviving are a son, Charles R. Figard of Hamburg, Pa.; five grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.

The Rev. Richard A. Ruff will officiate Tuesday's service. Burial will be in Upper Frankford Brick Church Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday in the funeral home.

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Kathryn A. Weaver, 86, of 145 Parker St., Carlisle, died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997, in Carlisle.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle is handling the arrangements and will announce them when complete.


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