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Services for Ruth M. Fahnestock, 69, of 1 W. Penn St., Carlisle will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday in North Middleton Church of God, North Middleton Township.
She died Friday, Sept. 12, 1997 in the home of her daughter.

Born July 25, 1928 in Carlisle, she was a daughter of the late John and Anna Shank Bouder and resided most of her life in the Carlisle area.

Ms. Fahnestock was a former employee of Carlisle Tire and Rubber Company, Carlisle and was a member of the North Middleton Church of God.

Surviving are three daughters, Mary J. Stains of Carlisle, Alice M. Madison of Pine Grove and Susan J. Barber of Anchorage, Alaska; five brothers, John Bouder, James Bouder and David Bouder, all of Carlisle and Donald and William Bouder, both of Chambersburg; three sisters, Rebecca Oyler of Mt. Holly Springs, Grace George and Helen Bouder, both of Carlisle; nine grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Robert B. Bouder, who died in 1990.

The Rev. John E. Byers will officiate Tuesday's service. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is handling the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to her church at P.O. Box 216, Newburg, 17240, or to Hospice of Carlisle Hospital, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, 17013.

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Robert Franklin Hamilton, 72, of 404 Charles St., Clayton, N.C., formerly of Gardners, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 1997.
Mr. Hamilton was a veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Helen R. Hamilton of Clayton; two sons, Robert of Spring Grove, Pa. and Rickey of Raleigh, N.C.; six sisters, Ruth Miller of New Cumberland, Pauline Fanus and Betty Miller, both of Melbourne, Fla., Blondena Kramer and Miriam Eichelberger, both of Mechanicsburg and Joyce Minnick of Newville; a brother, Charles Hamilton of Melbourne, Fla.; and three grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by McLaurin Funeral Home, Clayton, N.C.

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Donald E. Atherton, 71, of 4403 Orrstown Road, Orrstown, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 1997, in his home.
He was born Jan. 14, 1926 in Williamson, Franklin County, he was a son of the late Jacob L. and Elsie May Stoner Atherton.

In 1981 he retired from the Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, with over 33 years' service.

He was an Army veteran of World War II serving in Italy.

He attended the former St. Thomas High School.

He and his wife, Emma G. Wenger Atherton, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 9.

He is survived in addition to his wife by three sons, Barry W. Atherton of Orrstown, Dale E. Atherton of Warfordsburg and D. Edward Atherton of Chambersburg; one brother, Robert E. Atherton of Chambersburg; two sisters, Jean Deavor and Vesta Fox, both of Chambersburg; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister and a son, Richard L. Atherton, who died on March 23, 1974.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday in the Orrstown United Brethren Church at 11 a.m., the Rev. Charles F. Tolbert, officiating. Burial will be in the Parklawns Memorial Gardens in Greene Township.

The viewing will be Tuesday from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Inc. in Shippensburg and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. in the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Orrstown United Brethren Church, P.O. Box 180, Orrstown, 17244, or to your favorite charity.

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Junior Lee Hunter, 67, of 1029 Mainsville Road, Shippensburg, died Friday in the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.
He was born Oct. 11, 1929 in Shippensburg. He was a son of the late Russell and Anna M. Patterson Hunter.

He retired from the former TRW Company, Harrisburg, with 30 years' service.

He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Surviving are one sister, Grace M. Culbertson of Orrstown and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one sister.

Memorial services will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Inc., 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, the Rev. George D. Strayer, Sr. officiating. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. The visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association Franklin/Fulton Division, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, 17201.

The Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements.

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Funeral services for Allen Floyd Hess, 82 of Wormleysburg, will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in Musselman Funeral Home, Inc. Lemoyne.
He died Thursday, Sept. 11, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.

Born in Boiling Springs to the late Llewellyn Floyd Hess and Mable Widner Hess, he was the widower of Bernice Colestock Hess.

Mr. Hess was an inheritance tax examiner for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue and a baseball scout for the former St. Louis Browns and Baltimore Orioles. He also was a bartender at the former Penn Harris Men's Club.

A member of West Shore F&AM Lodge 681 and Fox-Eichelberger VFW post 7415, New Cumberland, he was the founder of the Pennsylvania VFW Teener League. He graduated from Boiling Springs High School with the Class of 1932.

He is survived by a daughter, Allena Bennett and a brother, Richard Hess of Boiling Springs.

Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Monroe Township. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 7 till 9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 1 p.m. till service time. Masonic services will be held Tuesday evening at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Red Cross, Capital Region Chapter, 1804 N. 6th St., Harrisburg 17102.

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Funeral services for Donald W. Krecker, 81, of 68 Towpath Road, Duncannon, will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in New Bloomfield Bible Baptist Church.
He died Saturday, Sept. 13, 1997 at his home.

Born Dec. 4, 1915 in Buffalo, N.Y., his adopted parents were the late Charles W. and Vera Eichelberger Krecker.

He was a past member of First Christian Church, Lemoyne and attended New Bloomfield Bible Baptist Church.

He was a retired Erie Insurance agent and was a former agent for Atlantic Life, Sun Life and Maine Fidelity. He also was a former employee of the Old Sled Works, Duncannon.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah M. Eichelberger Krecker; two daughters, Susan L. Witmer of Grantville and Linda A. Myers of Newburg; a sister, Vera Maitland of Phoenix, Ariz.; 8 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, James R. Krecker.

The Rev. James God will officiate at Thursday's services. Burial will be in Salem Union Church Cemetery, Dover Township.

Friends may call Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Ronald Smith Funeral Home, 325 N. High Street, Duncannon.

Memorials can be made to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, 98 S. Enola Drive, P.O. Box 266, Enola 17025.

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Graveside services for Calvin "Ted" Goodhart, 88, of Messiah Village, formerly of Dillsburg and Middletown, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Dillsburg Cemetery.
He died Saturday, Sept. 13, 1997, in the village.

Born Nov. 5, 1908 in Newville, he was a son of the late Isaac and Sarah Wagner Goodhart and the widower of Verdella C. Cassell Goodhart.

Mr. Goodhart was a retired hydraulic technician for the U.S. Air Force and the former New Cumberland Army Depot.

A member of Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church, Dillsburg, he also volunteered with Meals on Wheels and New Hope Ministries, both of Dillsburg.

Surviving are two sons, Gene A. of Middletown and Richard of Elizabethtown; one daughter, Shirley Summerour of Sumter, SC.; a sister, Hattie Etter of Carlisle; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The Rev. Troy Howell, his pastor, will officiate at Thursday's service.

There will be no viewing or visitation. Cocklin Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to Messiah Village Endowment Fund, P.O. Box 2015, Mechanicsburg 17055.

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A memorial service for Leo D. McDermott, 73 of West Chester, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in Emmanuel Baptist Church, 200 S. Church St., West Chester.
He died Thursday, Sept. 11, 1997, at Chester County Hospital, West Chester.

Born in Leadwood, Mo., he was the son of the late William B. and Paula Settle McDermott and the widower of A. Virginia "Ginger" Johnston McDermott.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. He flew 33 missions over the Pacific as a navigator and earned a Purple Heart, the Distinguished Flyers Cross and an Air Medal.

He served 12 years as a Chester County commissioner and was a former real estate broker. He was active for 20 years with Alcoholics Anonymous and at the time of his death he was a volunteer and led weekly Sing-A-Thongs at various nursing homes in Chester and Berks County.

A member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in West Chester, he was a former community theatre performer with Barley Sheaf Theatre and West Chester Players and was an avid walker.

He is survived by two sons, Leo D. Jr. of Anniston, Ala. and Thomas J. of Carlisle; six daughters, Virginia Lee McDermott of Waterloo, Iowa, Denise M. Dunleavy of New York City, A. Marie McDermott of Yorktown, Paula A. McDermott and Janice E. Riegel, both of Wernersville and Kathryn M. Bowers of Kunming, China and West Chester; three brothers, Joseph of Reading, T. Dermot of Knoxville, Tenn. and Francis of McLean, Va.; a sister, Lorette Kerns of Concord, Calif.; and 11 grandchildren.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at DellaVecchia, Reilly and Smith Funeral Home, 410 N. Church St., West Chester. Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Caron Foundation Development Office, Box A, Galen Hall Road, Wernersville 19565.

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Services for Delmar R. Starner, 67, of 20 Peach Glen Road, Gardners, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Mt. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4200 Carlisle Road, Gardners.
He died Sunday, Sept. 14, 1997, in Carlisle Hospital.

Born Feb. 24, 1930 in Adams County, he was a son of the late Delmar and Esther Beam Starner.

Mr. Starner was retired from PennDOT as a foreman with 32 years of service and also retired from refrigerator maintenance with Knouse Foods, Gardners plant, after six years of service.

He was a Republican committeeman for Dickinson Township; a member of Mt. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Goodyear; Sheriff's Association; National Rifle Association; Upper Adams, Adams County and Mt. Holly Springs Fish and Game associations; and Biglerville Historical and Preservation Society.

Surviving are his wife, Helen M. Cline Starner; two sons, Leslie D. of Gardners and Lynn R. of San Francisco, Calif.; a sister, Lloy Brough of Gardners; eight brothers, Allen, Lowell, Galen, Larry, Sherle, Terry, Barry, and Benny; two granddaughters; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Starner Bender, who died Dec. 11, 1995.

The Rev. Kenneth G. Swick will officiate at Wednesday's service. Burial will be in Goodyear Cemetery, Dickinson Township.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg 17043; the American Diabetes Association, 5020 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg 17055; or to his church.

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Services for Virgil L. Starner, 64, of 4277 Carlisle Road, Gardners, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Dugan Funeral Home, 111 S. Main St., Bendersville.
He died Sunday, Sept. 14, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

Born Jan. 15, 1933 in Cumberland County, he was a son of the late Clyde and Eva Frost Starner.

Mr. Starner had been employed as a heavy equipment operator by McCoy Brothers, Mt. Holly Springs, for many years.

He was a member of Uriah United Methodist Church, Gardners, and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Jean R. Beam Starner; two daughters, Connie E. Adams of Biglerville and Luann S. VanMetre of Fairfield; a sister, Verdella Davis of Gardners; two brothers, Ellis and Edgar, both of Gardners; one half-brother, Russell Kuhn of Lemoyne; and five grandchildren.

The Rev. Richard L. Reese will officiate at Wednesday's service. Burial will be in Uriah United Methodist Church Cemetery, Gardners.

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

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Memorial contributions for James S. Conklin may be made to the James Conklin Scholarship Trust Fund in care of Lynn C. Power, 890 Weiss Road, Nazareth, Pa. 18064.
Mr. Conklin, of 122 Strayer Drive, Carlisle, died Aug. 23, 1997, in Carlisle Hospital.

He was a retired teacher for Carlisle Area School District and retired as a colonel from the U.S. Army in 1970.

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.

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.

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Memorial services for Marion Burtnett Carpenter, 99, of Willow Street, formerly of Landsdowne, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church of Strasburg, 101 S. Decatur St., Strasburg.
She died Friday, Sept. 12, 1997 at Willow Valley Lakes Health Care Center after a long illness.

Born in Landisburg, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Ella Stahlnecker Burtnett and the widow of E.F. Carpenter Jr., who died in 1969.

Mrs. Carpenter worked as a registered nurse in the Philadelphia area for various hospitals. She was a 1923 graduate of Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing, Philadelphia.

She was a member of Yeadon Presbyterian Church, Yeadon, the Daughters of the American Revolution, Garden Club of Lansdowne and the 20th Century Club of Lansdowne.

Surviving are three daughters, Mary Anne Suplee of Malvern, Claire C. Byler of Broomall, and Sara Jane Arniel of West Chester; 19 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Eugene F.

The Rev. Steve W. Clark and the Rev. Jennifer B. Clark will officiate at services. Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions can be made in lieu of flowers to the Arthritis Foundation, 630 Janet Ave., Lancaster 17601, or the Willow Valley Lakes Manor Fellowship Fund, 300 Willow Valley Lakes Drive, Willow Street 17584.

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Mary E. Shapiro, 75, of Messiah Village, died Monday, Sept. 15, 1997 at the Village.
Born March 16, 1922 in Harrisburg to the late Ralph L. and Anna Stever Earley, she was the widow of the late Jack C. Shapiro.

A housewife, she was a member of the Messiah Village Brethren in Christ Church, Mechanicsburg.

She is survived by a son, Ralph E. Shaeffer of Fall River, Mass.; a daughter, Carol E. Schrum of Landisburg; a sister, Pauline L. Burrell of Harrisburg; and four grandchildren.

Services will be held at the convenience of her family. Cocklin Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Messiah Village Endowment Fund, P.O. Box 2015, Mechanicsburg 17055.

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Services for Delmar R. Starner, 67, of 20 Peach Glen Road, Gardners, were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Mt. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4200 Carlisle Road, Gardners.
He died Sunday, Sept. 14, 1997, in Carlisle Hospital.

Born Feb. 24, 1930 in Adams County, he was a son of the late Delmar and Esther Beam Starner.

Mr. Starner was retired from PennDOT as a foreman with 32 years of service and also retired from refrigerator maintenance with Knouse Foods, Gardners plant, after six years of service.

He was a Republican committeeman for Dickinson Township; a member of Mt. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Goodyear; Sheriff's Association; National Rifle Association; Upper Adams, Adams County and Mt. Holly Springs Fish and Game associations; and Biglerville Historical and Preservation Society.

Surviving are his wife, Helen M. Cline Starner; two sons, Leslie D. of Gardners and Lynn R. of San Francisco, Calif.; a sister, Lloy Brough of Gardners; eight brothers, Allen, Lowell, Galen, Larry, Sherle, Terry, Barry, and Benny; two granddaughters; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Starner Bender, who died Dec. 11, 1995.

The Rev. Kenneth G. Swick will officiate at Wednesday's service. Burial will be in Goodyear Cemetery, Dickinson Township.

Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg 17043; the American Diabetes Association, 5020 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg 17055; or to his church.

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Robert E. Maxwell, 74, of 8 Fritz Ave., Duncannon, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1997 at his home.
He was born Jan. 10, 1923 in Duncannon, the son of the late Jesse and Catherine Roth Maxwell.

A retired employee of Conrail and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church and VFW Post 255, both in Duncannon.

He is survived by his wife, Giovanna "Jackie" Ciravegna Maxwell, two sons, Ronald R. of Middletown and Donald L. of Virginia Beach, Va.; a sister, Elnora Kulp of Duncannon; and two granddaughters.

Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday 10 a.m. in his church with the Rev. John F. Greaney officiating. Burial will be in Duncannon with military honors.

Friends will be received Friday from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Lung Association, 6041 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg 17112.

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Rexford T. Woods, 89, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1997 in the Church of God Home, Carlisle.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home will announce the arrangements when complete.

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Leona M. Lebo, 70, of 7 Windcroft Court, Carlisle died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1997 in Thornwald Home, Carlisle.
Born March 15, 1927 in Mt. Holly Springs, she was the daughter of the late Maurice and Sarah M. Nickel Keller and the widow of Stuart E. Lebo Sr.

She was a 1945 graduate of Carlisle High School and a member of First United Church of Carlisle.

Surviving are three sons, Thomas M. of Carlisle, Stuart E. Jr. of Scofield, Wis. and Mark J. of Harrisburg; a sister, Carol Nickle of Carlisle; two brothers, Maurice Keller and Clarence Keller, both of Carlisle; and four grandchildren.

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

Friends may call Saturday from 1-2 p.m. in the funeral home.

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

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Memorial services for Helen Smith Macfarlane, 81, of 404 Bethany Drive, Mechanicsburg, formerly of Paxtang, Camp Hill and Fairview Township, will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Baughman Memorial United Methodist Church, Third and Bridge streets, New Cumberland.
She died Sunday, Sept. 14, 1997 in Bethany Village, Mechanicsburg.

Mrs. Macfarlane was retired from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health and Welfare, Harrisburg, and was an Avon representative. She was a graduate of John Harris High School, Harrisburg.

She was a member of Baughman Memorial United Methodist Church and its United Methodist Women and women's Bible class. She was a former member of Epworth United Methodist Church and past chair of Camp Hill Republican Women.

Surviving are her husband, John W. Macfarlane Sr.; a stepson, John W. Jr. of Coraopolis; two grandchildren; and a nephew.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to her church.

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Graveside services for Joan A. Potter, 65, of 208 Towpath Road, Duncannon, will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in Evergreen Cemetery, Duncannon.
She died Monday, Sept. 15, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.

Born Sept. 14, 1932 in Penn Township, Perry County, she was a daughter of Viola M. Barnett Cunkle of Duncannon and the late John E. Cunkle. She was the widow of Ray H. Potter.

Mrs. Potter was a retired employee of Kinkora Pythian Home, Duncannon.

In addition to her mother, surviving are three sons, John C., Jeffrey L., and Jeremy A., all of Duncannon; two sisters, Mary L. Wright and Judy A. Johnson, both of Duncannon; and five grandchildren.

There will be no viewing or visitation. The Rev. Bernard Fortna will officiate at Friday's service.

Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to Kinkora Pythian Home Auxiliary, 25 Cove Road, Duncannon 17020.

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Services for Rexford T. Woods, 89, of the Church of God Home, Carlisle, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.
He died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1997 in the home.

Born Feb. 15, 1908 in Clearfield County, he was a son of the late Martin and Lyda Mease Woods.

He was a member of Curwensville United Methodist Church, Curwensville.

Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Gladys M. Kephart Woods; a daughter, Eleanor Rogers of Mechanicsburg; two brothers, Wallace of Phillipsburg and Herman of West Decatur; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The Rev. William Groff will officiate at Friday's service. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Township.

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

Memorial contributions can be made to Forever Caring Fund, c/o Church of God Home, 801 N. Hanover St., Carlisle 17013.

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Harry G. Cornman, 86, 1149 Easy Road, Carlisle and formerly of Porter Avenue, Carlisle, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 1997 in Sarah Todd Memorial Home, 1000 W. South St., Carlisle.
Born Dec. 20, 1910 in Adams County to the late Charles and Mable Adams Cornman, he was the widower of Myrtle "Pete" Wilson Cornman.

He was retired from New Cumberland Army Depot and was also employed by the Carlisle Shoe Co., Carlisle Ice House, and Carlisle Barracks. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 1299, Carlisle.

Surviving are two daughters, Carrie E. Raudabaugh of Carlisle and Delores Kipps of Del City, Okla.; a brother, Credin Cornman of Carlisle; two sisters, Christine Evans and Elizabeth Miller, both of Carlisle; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandson.

Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., with the Rev. Al Ham officiating. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Sarah Todd Memorial Home.

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Hannah Mae Gernert, 77, of Mechanicsburg, formerly of Columbia Cross Roads, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 1997 at the Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle.
She was born Jan. 6, 1920 in Shamokin, a daughter of Harry and Frances Savage Yoder and the widow of William G. Gernert, to whom she was married for 40 years.

She attended the Pentecostal Tabernacle of Elmira, N.Y. She was an avid Mets fan and enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and collecting clocks.

Surviving are a son, David Gernert of Mechanicsburg; a brother, Harry "Bud" Yoder of Pitman; a sister, Alberta Slear of Northumberland; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Yoder and Eleanor Creal, and two brothers, Daniel and Arthur Yoder.

Friends may call at the Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral Home, 110 W. Main St., Troy, today from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home.

Interment will be in the family cemetery in Columbia Cross Road. The Rev. John Bedzyk will officiate.

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Services for John W. Hench, 90, of Blain, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville.
He died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1997 in the Thornwald Nursing Home, Carlisle.

He was born March 23, 1907 in Blain, a son of the late Harry D. and Carrie J. Sowers Hench and the widower of Edith D. Wise Hench.

Mr. Hench retired from the Blain branch of the Bank of Landisburg in 1980 after 51 years of service. He resigned as a director on the board and past president of the Bank of Landisburg in September 1994.

He was a 1925 graduate of the former Blain Vocational High School and a member and past president of the school board.

He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, Blain, member and past treasurer of the Perry County Republican Club, member and past president of the Cumberland-Perry Bankers Association, charter member and past president of the Blain Lions Club and a charter member of the Fairview Hunting Camp.

He also was a member of Blain Fire Company, Odd Fellow Lodge 706 of Blain, Loyal Order of Moose 925 of Millerstown, Adams Lodge 319 F&AM of New Bloomfield, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Juniata Valley Forest 88, Harrisburg Consistory, and Zembo Temple, Harrisburg.

Surviving are three sons, John W. Jr., and Lloyd D., both of Shiremanstown and Ray E. Hench of Blain; a daughter, Joann W. Motter of Gettysburg, nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth E. Rohm, and three brothers, Harold B., Galand E., and Lester S. Hench.

The Rev. Miriam L. Nicholson will officiate at Saturday's services. Burial will be in Blain Cemetery. Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Zion Lutheran Church, Blain 17006.

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Naomi M. "Sid" Koser, 90, of 221 W. Main St., Mechanicsburg died Thursday, Sept. 18, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital.
Born Aug. 4, 1907 in Mechanicsburg, she was the daughter of the late Philip A. and Blanche Ebert Koser.

Retired from the former Mechanicsburg Ships Parts Control Center, Hampden Township, she was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Mechanicsburg.

She is survived by nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in Myers Funeral Home, 37 W. Main St., Mechanicsburg. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Hampden Township. Friends may call Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to her church, Filbert and Simpson Streets, Mechanicsburg 17055

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Services for James G. Kyper Jr., 55, of Blue Ridge Haven-West, East Pennsboro Township, will be held Sunday at 8 p.m. in Shepherdstown United Methodist Church, 1934 S. York St., Mechanicsburg
He died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1997 at Community General Hospital, Lower Paxton Township.

He was affiliated with the Shepherdstown United Methodist Church.

He is survived by a brother, David F. Kyper of Grantham, two nieces and one nephew.

The Rev. James C. Bonsell will officiate at Sunday's services. Burial will be Monday at noon in Grandview Cemetery, Altoona. Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. at the church.

Memorial contributions can be made to National Down's Syndrome Society, 666 Broadway, 8th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10012-2317 or his church. Cocklin Funeral Home, Dillsburg, is handling the arrangements.

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>Pearl K. Shambaugh, 86, of Monroe Township, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1997 in Harrisburg Hospital.
Born on March 27, 1911 in Harrisburg, the daughter of the late Edward R. and Grace L. Shaffer Shambaugh, she was retired from Kinney Shoe Corp., Shiremanstown.

She is survived by two sisters, Irma Bentz and Thelma Peffer, both of Manchester, and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in Trindle Spring Cemetery, Silver Spring Township, with the Rev. William C. Butts officiating.

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

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Lillie R. Wagner, 98, of Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Middlesex Township, formerly of Dillsburg, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 1997 at the center.
She was born Nov. 25, 1898 in Franklintown, the daughter of the late George L. and Rebecca M. Arnold Wagner.

She was a retired Cashier for PP&L and was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church, Filey's of Dillsburg.

She is survived by two nephews, Wayne E. Myers Sr. and Clair Wagner, and three nieces, Dorothy Meyers, Beatrice Schrum and Thelma Wagner, all of Dillsburg.

Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in Cocklin Funeral Home, 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg with her pastor, the Rev. David L. Smith, officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation. Burial will be in Filey's Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to her church, 229 Locust Lane, Dillsburg 17019.

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Services for Charles M. Fogelsanger, 68, of 33 Maple Ave., Walnut Bottom, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg.
He died Thursday, Sept. 18, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

Born May 27, 1929 in Walnut Bottom, he was a son of the late Lester E. and Mary A. Fehl Fogelsanger. He was the widower of Leah Meals Fogelsanger, who died Nov. 11, 1986.

Mr. Fogelsanger was employed by Martin M. Fehl & Sons, Walnut Bottom. He served in the Merchant Marines on the Great Lakes in the 1940s and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Walnut Bottom; Hub City Club; South Newton Township Volunteer Fire Company; Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post 223; Durff-Kuhn Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6168; and Walnut Bottom Rod and Gun Club.

Surviving are one son, Calvin J. of Walnut Bottom; one daughter, Christine R. Riegel of Shippensburg; one brother, Lester D. of Newville; four sisters, Zelona F. McBeth, Dora K. Lautsbaugh and Violet E. Frehn, all of Walnut Bottom, and Linda R. Nenninger of Shippensburg; three grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The Rev. Deborah Heisley-Cato will officiate at Monday's service. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery, Southampton Township.

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

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Mabel A. Karper, 91, of Shippensburg Health Care Center, formerly of Shippensburg Mobile Estates, died Friday, Sept. 19, 1997 in the center.
Born Aug. 29, 1906 in Hopewell Township, she was a daughter of the late John and Phoebe C. Kohr Bistline. She was the widow of Bruce Mose Karper, who died July 1, 1974.

Mrs. Karper was a member of Messiah United Methodist Church and its ladies' Bible class.

Surviving are two sons, Jason D. of Chambersburg and Bruce M. of Newville; four daughters, Viola C. Rockwell of Chambersburg, Janet L. Reed of Waynesboro, Mabel A. Lautsbaugh of Tucson, Ariz., and Mary Jane Harvey of Jackson, Wyo.; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Edward N. Karper, who died Nov. 21, 1968, and three sisters and one brother.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, with the Rev. L. Fitzgerald Reist officiating.

Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ladies' Bible Class, Messiah United Methodist Church, 30 S. Penn St., Shippensburg, Pa. 17257.

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Evelyn N. Riggs, 90, of Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, 1000 W. South St., Carlisle, died Friday, Sept. 19, 1997 in the home.
Born July 8, 1907 in Enhaut, she was a daughter of the late William A. and Clara C. Neubaum Lowder. She was the widow of John S. Riggs.

A 1926 graduate of Steelton High School, Mrs. Riggs was a retired employee of the former Bowmans Department Store in Carlisle and also was a seamstress for Banner Dress Co., Harrisburg.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Carlisle, and Order of Eastern Star, Bellaire Chapter 375. She also had taught Sunday school at the former Otterbein United Brethren Church, Boiling Springs.

Surviving are two sons, John L. of Lansdale and William T. of Carlisle; one daughter, Nancy E. Riggs Mullen of Newville; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Charles E. Riggs.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Eric J. Shafer officiating.

Burial will be in Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery, Mt. Holly Springs.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 45 S. West St., Carlisle, Pa. 17013.

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Memorial Mass for Joseph F. O'Hanlan of Carlisle, who died Monday, Sept. 8, 1997, will be held at 3 p.m. Sept. 27 in St. Patrick Catholic Church, Marsh Drive, South Middleton Township


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