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Services for William E. Beyers, 87, of 101 S. Queen St., Shippensburg, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Grace United Methodist Church of Christ, 121 East Orange St., Shippensburg.
He died Friday, Sept. 5, 1997 in Hershey Medical Center.

Born July 13, 1910 in Indiana, Pa., he was a son of the late Solomon and Annie Isenberg Beyers.

Dr. Beyers, retired director of student teaching and placement at Shippensburg University, had worked for the university for 21 years. Prior to coming to the university, he taught high school mathematics and science in Mt. Union and Millvale and was a principal at the Etna High School.

A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, he received his master's degree from Columbia University, New York, and his doctorate of education from the University of Pittsburgh.

Following his retirement, he and his wife had operated William and Mary Antiques in downtown Shippensburg.

He was an active member of Grace United Methodist Church of Christ, Shippensburg; the Shippensburg Historical Society; the Shippensburg Rotary Club; and the educational fraternity of Phi Delta Kappa. He was also past president of the Shippensburg Ministerium and the Allegeny County PSEA.

Surviving are his wife, Mary L. Lightner Beyers; a son, William E. Jr., of Burke, Va.; three daughters, Mary Ann Rudy of Chadron, Neb., Beverly D. Ryan of Burke and Jane A. Beyers of Homestead; two sisters, Helen Lunn of Murrysville, Pa. and Evelyn DeCamp of Kane, Pa.; four grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.

The Rev. Ernest N. Rumbaugh Jr. will officiate Wednesday's service. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the church.

Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Inc., Shippensburg is handling the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church of Christ, 121 E. Orange St., Shippensburg, 17257.

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Miriam K. Danner, 86, of 711 N. Pitt St., Carlisle, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
She was the widow of Victor Danner.

Surviving are a daughter, Delores Stephens of Carlisle; a brother, Paul Shughart of Carlisle; a grandson; a niece; and a nephew.

Arrangements are being handled by the Cremation Society of Pennsylvania.

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Mary C. Thrush Hassinger, 96, of 1632 Pine Road, Carlisle, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 1997 in Chapel Pointe of Carlisle.
Born Sept. 6, 1901 in Boiling Springs, she was a daughter of the late John A. and Bertha Sollenberger Thrush and the widow of the Rev. Otho J. Hassinger.

A 1917 graduate of Boiling Springs High School, Mrs. Hassinger was also a graduate of the Carlisle Commercial College.

She served several Church of the Brethren churches with her husband and was a member of Huntsdale Church of the Brethren where she was a former Sunday School teacher and Sunday School superintendent, and was the president of the Women's Work Organizational Leadership.

She was also a member of the Children's Aid Society of the Southern District of the Churches of the Brethren.

Surviving are two sons, Lowell D. of Carlisle and the Rev. Glenn O. of Myerstown; two half-sisters, Grace Fenicle and Jessie Reffner, both of Carlisle, four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Clark Thrush and a sister Helen Sheeley.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Huntsdale Church of the Brethren, 170 Church Road, Carlisle with the Revs. Jan E. Custer and Elmer Gleim officiating. Burial will be in Bakers Cemetery, Allen, Pa.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 MN. Hanover St. Carlisle, and 9 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday in the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 170 Church Road, Carlisle, 17013.

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Robert Bosler, 37, of 224 W. Main St., Walnut Bottom, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 1997, in Polyclinic Medical Center in Harrisburg.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, will announce funeral arrangements when they are completed.

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Rachel I. "Sammy" Brandt, 82, of 934 Baltimore Pike, Gardners, died Sunday Sept. 7, 1997, in her home.
Born Jan. 15, 1915, in York County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sarah Shaffer Bupp and the widow of Ralph "Dutch" Brandt, who died May 16, 1988.

Mrs. Brandt was retired from the former Blough-Wagner Co. in Mt. Holly Springs and was a former employee of C.H. Masland Co., Carlisle.

She was a member of the Old Bellaire Chapter Order of Eastern Star No. 375.

Surviving are a son, Ralph Brandt of York; three daughters, Joan McNew of Gettysburg, Judy Brandt of Grantham and June Showers of Gardners; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two sisters, Pauline McCans of Hatfield and Hazel Johnson of Gardners.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs. The Rev. Sandra Schultz will officiate.

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

Friends may call Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. An Eastern Star memorial service will be held Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. in the funeral home.

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Services for Glen Isaac Kunkle, 89, formerly of 5221 Cumberland Highway, Chambersburg, will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg.
Masonic services will be conducted by members of George Washington Lodge 143 F&AM at 11:15 a.m.

Mr. Kunkle died Friday, Sept. 5, 1997, at Manor Care Health Services, Chambersburg.

Born May 11, 1908, in Williamson, he was a son of the late David W. and Grace Carrie Rife Kunkle. He was the widower of Dorothy Jones Kunkle, who died Aug. 29, 1996.

Mr. Kunkle retired in 1954 from the Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., where he had been employed since 1935. He formerly was a wood pattern maker apprentice from 1926 to 1930 at Chambersburg Engineering Co. and then worked for General Steel Corp. of Chester and Frog, Switch & Manufacturing Co. of Carlisle.

He was a member of Greenvillage Church of God, Chambersburg; Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia F&AM, Washington, D.C.; and a life member of William R. Singleton Hope Lodge No. 7 F&AM of Lebanon.

Surviving is his sister, Elva Stambaugh of Chambersburg.

The Rev. Ronald E. Dull will officiate at Tuesday's service. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery, Chambersburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to ManorCare Health Services, 1070 Stouffer Ave., Chambersburg 17201, or to Greenvillage Church of God, 5164 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg 17201.

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Services for Gerald B. "Base" Strayer, 80, of 115 S. Prince St., Shippensburg, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Prince Street United Brethren Church in Shippensburg.
He died Saturday, Sept. 6, 1997, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born March 4, 1917, in Southampton Township in Cumberland County, he was the son of the late David F. and Annabelle Eutzy Strayer.

He retired in 1975 from the former Hershey Creamery, Shippensburg, where he worked for 40 years. After retirement he worked as a custodian at Kmart in Chambersburg for eight years and at the Beistle Co. in Shippensburg for four years.

And for 25 years he served as the utility groundskeeper for Shippensburg Community Fair.

Mr. Strayer was a member of the Prince Street United Brethren Church and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1299, Carlisle. He was a life member and past commander of Durff-Kuhn VFW Post 6168, Shippensburg.

He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his two daughters, Dixie L. Whorley and Diana B. Strayer, both of Shippensburg; a sister, Pearl Allen, of Shippensburg; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy B. Beltz Strayer, who died May 16, 1993; six brothers and two sisters.

The Rev. George D. Strayer will officiate at Wednesday's service. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Inc., 112 W. King St., Shippensburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cumberland Valley Hose Company Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 366, Shippensburg 17257 or to the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter Inc., 2325 Country Road, Chambersburg 17202.

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Services for George K. Gerhardt, 82, of Carlisle, formerly of Bloserville, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.
He died Saturday, Sept. 6, 1997, at Sarah Todd Memorial Home in Carlisle.

Born Feb. 6, 1915, in Carlisle, he was the son of the late Reuben W. and Anna W. Gilbert Gerhardt.

He was a retired meat cutter from the former Carlisle Food Market, a member of God's Missionary Church, Bloserville, and an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth A. Norrell Gerhardt; a son, Wayne Belmont of North Carolina; a brother, Eugene Gerhardt of Carlisle; a sister, Milly Gerhardt of Carlisle, two grandchildren, five stepgrandchildren, two great-grandchildren, five stepgreat-grandchildren and a stepgreat-great-grandchild.

The Revs. Clarence E. Dupert and David D. Deetz Sr. will officiate at Thursday's services. Burial will be in Upper Frankford Brick Church Cemetery.

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

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Services will be held Thursday at 10:00 a.m. for Isabel M. Hollinger Goodfellow, 89, formerly of Mechanicsburg, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 626 Williams Grove Road, Mechanicsburg.
She died Monday, Sept. 8, 1997 at Thornwald Nursing Home, Carlisle.

Born Aug. 22, 1908 in York, she was the daughter of the late Curtis M. and Hattie Martin Hollinger and the widow of the late Simon Goodfellow.

A graduate of William Penn High School, she received a bachelor's degree from Hood College in 1932 and did graduate work at Columbia University.

She was retired as a home economics teacher for Steelton-Highspire High School. She also established the first home economics department in the Dillsburg School District.

Mrs. Goodfellow was a member of the Retired Teachers Association; Harrisburg Home Economics Club; Hood College Alumni Association; and Friends of Peach Church. She was also a member of the St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Mechanicsburg.

She is survived by two daughters, Harriet Weber of St. Claire Shores, Mich. and Irene Jacoby, Tempe, Ariz.; five grandchildren; and one niece.

The Rev. Thomas E. Herrold will officiate at Thursday's services. Burial will be in Greenmont Cemetery, York.

Friends will be received from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday in her church. Cocklin Funeral Home, Dillsburg, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to her church.

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Dorothea S. Meyers, of 801 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1997 at the Church of God Home.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, will announce funeral arrangements when completed.

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Daniel E. Myers of 109 West Pine St., Mt. Holly Springs died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1997 in Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle.
Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, will announce arrangements when complete.

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Retired Lt. Col. John A. Novack, 84, of 1 Longsdorf Way, Carlisle and formerly of Washington D.C., died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1997 in Cumberland Crossings Retirement Center in South Middletown Township.
Born Aug. 20, 1913 in Coal Township, Northumberland County, he was a son of the late John and Lillie Heitzman Novack and the widower of Gertrude Morgan Novack, who died April 14, 1997.

Before entering the U.S. Army, he was an instructor of the German and Russian languages at Dickinson College. A veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, he received the Legion of Merit Medal. He retired in 1967 after 20 years of service with the Army.

He was a graduate of Coal Township High School and 1936 graduate of Dickinson College, majoring in German, where he was Phi Beta Kappa. He received a master's degree from Columbia University in 1939 and was working on his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania when he was recalled for military service for the Korean Conflict.

He also attended the University of Jena in Germany and was in an intensive Russian language school with the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Allison United Methodist Church in Carlisle and Culmore United Methodist Church in Falls Church, Va. A member of the Shamokin Elks Lodge, he was also a Mason.

He is survived by two sons, John M. of Springfield, Va. and Thomas A. of Hoover, Ala.; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle with Rev. Karen Layman officiating.

Burial with military honors will be in Arlington National Cemetery on Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-3 p.m.

There will also be a funeral service on Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. in Culmore United Methodist Church, Falls Church, VA with Rev. Stephen Rhodes officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation at the church on Tuesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, P.O. Box 668, Camp Hill 17011.

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Memorial services for Deborah Vowler Posner, 45, of New York City and formerly of New Cumberland, will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Baughman Memorial United Methodist Church, New Cumberland.
She died Monday, Sept. 8, 1997 in New York Hospital, New York City, of cancer.

Born to Joan C. Vowler of New Cumberland and the late Rev. Robert Vowler, Ms. Vowler Posner attended Cedar Cliff High School.

She earned a bachelor's degree in music from West Chester University and a master's in music performance and literature from the Eastman School of Music. Her New York recital debut on April 18, 1978 in Carnegie Recital Hall was highly acclaimed by Donal Henehan in the New York Times.

Active as a solo performer, Ms. Vowler Posner also performed as a chamber musician with the Amici Chamber Players, the Caecilian Chamber Players and with her husband. She taught piano privately and as a member of the faculty at the Third Street Music Settlement School in New York City.

She was active in Bible Study Fellowship, the New York Junior League, the National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York, the Wagner Society of New York, and the Fort Washington Collegiate Church.

Besides her mother, she is survived by her husband Bruce Posner; a son Nathaniel, at home; a brother, Robert Vowler of Harrisburg; and two sisters, Kimberlee Skaggs of Chicago and Melissa Waverka of Hummelstown.

Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Parthemore Funeral Home, 1303 Bridge St., New Cumberland. Burial will be private.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Robert M. Vowler and Deborah Vowler Posner Choral Fund, c/o Baughman Memorial United Methodist Church, 228 Bridge St,, New Cumberland 17070.

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Gladys M. Snyder Wilt, 82, of Landisburg RR 1, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1997 at home.
She was co-owner of the former Glady's Restaurant, Landisburg and a former employee of the Department of Revenue, Harrisburg.

Born Jan. 19, 1915 at Landisburg RR 1, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary Kell Snyder and the widow of Clarence M. "Max" Wilt.

A member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Landisburg, she also belonged to Lady Landis Rebekah Lodge 303, the Landisburg Fire Company and its Ladies Auxiliary and the Landisburg Ambulance Club.

Surviving are her son, Ronald E. of Fort Worth, Texas; a sister, Katherine Morrison of Carlisle; a stepbrother, Russell Stum of Greensboro, N.C.; and a grandson.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville with the Rev. John D. Logan officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Landisburg RR 1.

Viewing will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Landisburg Ambulance Club, Landisburg 17040 or to Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, RR 1. Landisburg 17040.

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Joseph E. Wolfe, 62, of 1124 N. High St., Duncannon, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1997 at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
Born March 20, 1935 in Penn Township, Perry County, he was the son of Edith L. Wolfe of Duncannon and the late Ira Joseph Emory Wolfe.

He was a retired employee of Quaker Oats, Shiremanstown; a U.S. Marines veteran of the Korean War; a peacetime veteran of the U.S. Army; a member of Cereal Workers Union Local 221; AFL-CIO; ABC Bowling Congress, Harrisburg District; Duncannon High School Alumni Association; and the Pennsylvania Sheriff's Association.

Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Darliss Hummel Wolfe; two sons, Joseph I., Manheim, Germany and Robin L., RD 4, Duncannon; a daughter, Pebbles L. Vance, Ocala, Fla.; and five grandchildren.

Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Ronald C. L. Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon, with the Rev. B. Michael Brossman officiating. Burial with miliary honors will be in Duncannon Cemetery.

Friends will be received Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 5020 Ritter Road., Suite 103, Mechanicsburg 17055.

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Hyrum R. Barker, 73, 1 W. Penn St., Carlisle, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 1997 at Carlisle Hospital.
Hoffman-Roth, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, will announce funeral arrangements when complete.

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Memorial services will be held for Dorothea B. Meyers, 83, of 801 N. Hanover St., Carlisle and formerly of Harrisburg, on Saturday at 2 p.m. in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.
She died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1997 at the Church of God Home, Carlisle.

Born Sept. 21, 1913 in Carlisle, she was a daughter of the late E. Raymon and M. Ellen Eppley Shughart.

A 1931 graduate of Boiling Springs High School, she attended Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing. She was a private duty nurse and a former nurse in charge of the Cumberland County Home .

She also worked as a nurse in the office of the late Dr. Herbert Lenton in Carlisle. She was retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

She was a former member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Carlisle where she was a former superintendent of the beginners' department. She had also been a member of St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Harrisburg and was a former president of the Business and Professional Women's Club in Carlisle.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Kenneth D. Meyers; three brothers, R. Lester Shughart and Harold L. Shughart of Carlisle and Sherwood E. Shughart of Newark, Del.; a sister, Arlene M. Funt of Boiling Springs; two stepbrothers, Roy L. Miller and Marlin R. Miller of Carlisle; three stepsisters, Anna Mae Raudabaugh of Carlisle, Pauline Lohman of Louisiana, and Jean Wickard of Shippensburg; 16 nieces and nephews; 27 great nieces and nephews; and 8 great-great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Glenn S. Shughart, and a stepbrother, John. L. Miller.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family. There will be no viewing or visitation.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Road, Suite 200, Pennsboro Center, Wormleysburg 17043.

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Daniel E. Myers, 83, of 109 W. Pine St., Mt. Holly Springs, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1997 in Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle.
Born July 18, 1914 in Centerville, he was a son of the late Daniel and Rose Shenk Myers.

He was retired from the former Kimberly-Clark Co., Mt. Holly Springs. He was a member of the Mt. Holly Springs Evangelical Lutheran Church and a life member of the Disabled American Veterans.

A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was awarded the Purple Heart.

Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Betty Cornman Myers; a brother, the Rev. Cletus S. Myers of Wooster, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Westminster Cemetery, North Middleton Township.

Memorial contributions can be made to his church at 602 McLand Drive, Mt. Holly Springs 17065.

Arrangements are being handled by Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs.

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A memorial mass for Joseph F. O'Hanlan, 42, of Carlisle, will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Shrine Catholic Church, 140 E. Pomfret St., Carlisle, on Sept. 27 at 3 p.m.
He died Monday, Sept. 8, 1997 in Mechanicsburg.

Mr. O'Hanlan was born on Dec. 9, 1954 in East Strassburg, the son of Loretta Rogers O'Hanlan of Carlisle and the late Michael O'Hanlan.

A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he was formerly employed by Hampden Township.

He attended St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Carlisle, was a former board member of the Cumberland Valley Midget Football Association and a former member of the Carlisle Boxing Club.

Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Vicki L. O'Hanlan of Mechanicsburg; two sons, Ross and Ryan J. of Mechanicsburg; four brothers, Michael of Las Vegas, Nev., Tom of Chicago, Dennis of Florida and Jack of South Carolina; three sisters, Kathy Souders of Virginia, Donna Volrath of North Carolina, and Laurie Eastburn of Pennsylvania.

The Rev. Andrew J. Fontanella will officiate at the memorial mass. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

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

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Edna M. Reese, 91, 14551 Paxton Run Road, Shippensburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1997 in Swaim Health Center, Newville.
Born April 30, 1906 in Lurgan Township, Franklin County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph R. and Annie E. Watson Swanger and the widow of Paul Reese, who died Oct. 9, 1969.

She was a member of Newburg First Church of God, its Willing Workers Sunday School Class, and Jollie Sixties Club. She also was a member of the Franklin County Society of Farm Women Group 3 and the Otterbein Craft Club.

She is survived by four sons, Martin J. of Shippensburg, Chester L. of Newburg, Cyrus J. of Waynesboro, and Richard L. of Gardners; four daughters, Anna May Rotz and Doris J. Wilson, both of Shippensburg, Ruth E. Miley, Pequea, and M. Lucille Shriner, Carlisle; 34 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a son, Oliver H. Reese, who died July 8, 1985.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Newburg First Church of God with the Rev. Michael S. Smith and the Rev. K. Hull Byers officiating. Burial will be in Otterbein Cemetery, Lurgan Township.

Viewing will be at the church on Saturday from noon to 1:30 p.m. Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg, is in charge of arrangements.

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

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Clara Schmidt, 93, originally of Philadelphia and formerly of State College, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1997 at Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle.
Born on Aug. 12, 1904 in Lodz, Poland, she was the daughter of the late Wilhelm and Matilda Kenchen Neuman and the widow of Edmund W. Schmidt.

A Lutheran, she was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and White Shrine, Philadelphia.

Surviving are two daughters, Doris S. Harding of Carlisle and Clara Grau of Gettysburg; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Jennie Cheeseman and Katie Pusch.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Oakland Cemetery, Philadelphia. There will be no viewing or visitation.

Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to Forest Park Health Center, 700 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle 17013.

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Wilmer "Bill" A. Sheaffer, 75, of 1526 Longs Gap Road, Carlisle, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, will announce funeral arrangements when complete.

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Lenore M. Murrow Trostle, 82, of Loysville, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1997 in Polyclinic Medical Center, Harrisburg.
She was born April 25, 1915 in Loysville to the late Dr. William T. and Florence Steele Morrow.

She was a retired home economics teacher for West Perry School District and previously taught at the former Green Park Union High School and the former Landisburg High School, both in Perry County. She also taught in the Newville area.

She received her teaching degree from Mansfield University.

She was a former bank director at the former First National Bank of Loysville, then CCNB, now PNC Bank.

She was a member of Tressler Memorial Lutheran Church, Loysville, where she was a Sunday school teacher for over 50 years, a Ladies Aid member, and former church council member.

Surviving are her husband, Joseph E. Trostle; a brother, William S. Morrow of New Bloomfield; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, G. Thomas Morrow.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in her church with the Rev. John D. Logan and the Rev. E. Levain Fouse officiating. Burial will be in Restland Cemetery, Loysville.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the church. Arrangements are being handled by Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville.

Memorial contributions can be made to her church, Loysville 17047.

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Hyrum R. Barker, 73, of 1 West Penn St., Carlisle, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born Dec. 18, 1923 in North Belle Vernon, he was a son of the late Hyrum and Katherine Blacka Barker.

Known as the "Bicycle Man," Mr. Barker was formerly employed by Double J Farms of Carlisle, Palmer Green of Walnut Bottom, Valk Manufacturing of New Kingstown, Giant Food of Carlisle and Twirly Top of Gardners

He also was a former instructor in leather working at Camp Sinoquipe, the Mason Dixon Boy Scout Summer Camp.

There are no immediate survivors.

Memorial services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle. Burial will be at noon Tuesday in Rehoboth Cemetery, North Belle Vernon.

There will be no viewing; however, friends may call from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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Arthur H. Bair Sr., 88, 609 Charles St., Shippensburg, died Thursday Sept. 11, 1997 at home.
Born Aug. 24, 1909 in Columbia, he was a son of the late John and Louise Bair and the widower of Mary Arma Bair, who died April 11, 1992.

He was retired from the U.S. Expansion Bolt Co. in York, where he worked for 50 years.

He was a member of Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Church, Shippensburg and a former member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, York. He was also a member of the Fort Morris Chapter of AARP, Shippensburg.

He is survived by a son, Arthur H. Bair Jr., of Fairfax, Va.; a daughter, Mary Louise Orndorff of Shippensburg; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial mass will be celebrated Sunday at 7 p.m. in Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Church with the Rev. Larry Sherdel officiating. Entombment will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, West Pennsboro Township.

Friends will be received at the church from 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Memorial contributions can be made to Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Church, 305 N. Prince St., Shippensburg 17257.

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

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Services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. for Roger L. Liberator Sr., 67, of 4 Midland Road, Newville, in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.
He died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 1997 in his home.

Born June 4, 1930 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late Michael A. and Alma M. Spadaccoa Liberator.

He graduated from Clifford B. Connelley Vocational High School, Pittsburgh in 1946. He was a retired employee of AMP Inc. in Carlisle with 35 years of service.

He was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Carlisle, American Legion, Post 421, Newville and Big Spring Lodge 361 F&AM, Newville, where he was a past Master. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Evelyn R. Mentzer Liberator; three sons, Richard K. Mentzer of Gardners, David L. Liberator of Carlisle and Roger L. Jr. of Shermans Dale; two daughters, Alma M. Garman and Cheryl A. Peiper, both of Carlisle; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Richard A. Ruff will officiate at Monday's services. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home; a Masonic service will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to Big Spring Lodge 361, F&AM, 131 Centerville Road, Newville 17241.

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Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday for Camille L. Powell, 90, of 325 Wesley Drive, Lower Allen Township, in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Mechanicsburg.
She died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 1997 at Bethany Village.

Miss Powell was born June 19, 1907 in Ebensburg, a daughter of the late David and Ellen Elder Powell.

She was retired from the Naval Supply Depot, Mechanicsburg and was a former employee of Army Ordinance Division, York and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Division of Documents.

She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Mechanicsburg and was a promoter for the Central Association of The Miraculous Medal.

Surviving are a niece, Jenine Kristan of Delmont, and a nephew, Lee Mathis of Pittsburgh.

The Rev. Chester P. Snyder will officiate at Monday's mass. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, West Hanover Township.

Friends will be received Monday from 10:00-10:30 at the church. Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg, is handling the arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to her church, P.O. Box 2012, Mechanicsburg 17055.

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Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday for Wilmer "Bill" A. Sheaffer, 75, 1526 Longs Gap Road, Carlisle, in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.
He died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

Born April 22, 1922 in Carlisle Springs, he was the son of the late Harvey E. Sr. and Tressie Goodling Sheaffer.

He was a self employed stonemason having worked for Harvey E. Sheaffer and Sons and retired from A.C. Kuhn, Inc. He was a member of St. Matthias Lutheran Church, Carlisle Springs and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Martha Gutshall Sheaffer; two sons, Lloyd E. of Carlisle and Lynn S. of Mechanicsburg; two daughters, Barbara Garman of St. Mary's, Ga. and Judy Snyder of Carlisle; four brothers, Arthur, Harvey, Jr., the Rev. Sterlen, and Paul, all of Carlisle; four sisters, Dorothy Sheffer of Boiling Springs, Sarah Ludt and Ruth Hoy, both of Carlisle, and Mary Ilgenfritz of Valparaiso, Ind.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Sarah A. Heintzelman will officiate at Saturday's services. Burial will be in Kutz's Cemetery, Middlesex Township. Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Matthias Lutheran Church, 3500 Spring Road, Carlisle 17013 or to St. Stephen Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 266, New Kingstown 17072.

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Nellie Wright, a resident of Chapel Point at Carlisle, died Friday, Sept. 12, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Ronan Funeral Home, South Middleton Township, will announce arrangements when complete.

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Nellie E. Saunders Pritchett Wright, 81, of Chapel Pointe, Carlisle, formerly of Manassas, Va., died Friday, Sept. 12, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born Oct. 2, 1915 in Clifton Forge, Va., she was a daughter of the late Russell and Katie Tomlinson Saunders. She was the widow of Arthur Pritchett and Charles Wright.

A retired nurse assistant, Mrs. Wright was a member of Parkside Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Manassas.

Surviving are one son, Arthur "Eddie" Pritchett of Aldie, Va.; a stepdaughter, Alice Burd of Shrewsberry; a stepson, Charles T. Wright of West Hartford, Conn.; two grandchildren; three stepgrand- children; and five great-grandchild- ren.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Chapel Pointe, 770 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Thomas Rowett officiating.

Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Stonewall Memory Gardens, Manassas, Va. Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Chapel Pointe. Ronan Funeral Home, South Middleton Township, is handling arrangements.

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Ruth M. Veroukes, 95, of ManorCare Health Services, South Middleton Township, formerly of Carlisle, died Friday, Sept. 12, 1997 in ManorCare.
Born March 22, 1902 in Portland, Ore., she was a daughter of the late Charles Albert and Mary Frances Kilpack Shultz. She was the widow of William Veroukes.

A graduate of St. Mary's Preparatory School of South Bend, Ind., Mrs. Veroukes was a retired office manager for the former Newville Shoe Co. with 30 years of service.

Surviving are nieces and nephews.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Patrick Shrine Catholic Church, 140 E. Pomfret St., Carlisle.

Burial will be in Paxtang Cemetery, Swatara Township, Dauphin County. There will be no viewing or visitation.

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

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Leon Michael Crenshaw, 44, of Santa Fe, N.M., formerly of Carlisle, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 1997 at home.
Born Jan. 21, 1953 in Fort Dix, N.J., he was a son of Ret. Col. Leon Crenshaw and Marianne Crenshaw of Shippensburg.

A 1971 graduate of Carlisle High School, Mr. Crenshaw attended Penn State University.

He was general guest manager of Eldorado Hotel in Santa Fe.

In addition to his parents, surviving are three sisters, Sylvia Schneider of Louisville, Ky., Linda Mazzuczhi of Monmouth, N.J. and Jennifer Cook of Seattle, Wash.; and several nieces and nephews.

Services are pending in Santa Fe.

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Memorial contributions for Hyrum R. Barker, 73, of One West Penn, Carlisle, who died Thursday, Sept. 11, 1997, may be made to Camp Sinoquipe, Mason Dixon Council Boy Scouts of America, 18600 Crestwood Dr., Hagerstown, MD 21742.


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