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Vaughan P. "Bill" Arbegast, 92, of the Church of God Home, Carlisle, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1997.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, Carlisle will announce arrangements when complete.

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Funeral services for Bruce Brumley, 57, of Carlisle, formerly of Berea, Kan., were held Sept. 27 at Horse Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Summer officiating.
He died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1997 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Ga.

A graduate of Berea High School and of Berea College, he served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 to 1966. He was retired from IBM Corp.

He is survived by his wife, Georgia Gatliff Brumley; a son, Ronald of Carlisle; a daughter, Dawn B. Grago of York; a brother, Don of Versailles, Kan.; two sisters, Barbara B. Woods of Warner-Robins, Ga. and Gayle B. Mautner of Tampa, Fla.; one granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Kaye B. Hamilton.

Burial was in the Engine Cemetery. Rominger Funeral Home in Manchester, Kan. was in charge of the arrangements.

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A memorial service for Bruce Dallas, 49, of Hampden Township, will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday at Camp Hill Presbyterian Church, 101 N. 23rd St., Camp Hill.
He died Saturday, Sept. 27, 1997 after a protracted illness.

He was a 1966 graduate of Cumberland Valley, where he was class president four times and state high jump champion twice. He earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from the College of William and Mary in Virginia.

Mr. Dallas was a reporter for the Associated Press in Philadelphia and Harrisburg and wrote for newspapers in the Philadelphia area, winning awards from the Associated Press and the American Bar Association.

He also was press secretary for Pennsylvania's former Department of Environmental Resources, where he received awards from the Pennsylvania Wildlife Federation, International Association of Business Communicators and the Council of State Governments.

He was an associate director for Associated Petroleum Industries of Pennsylvania.

He was active in the Central Pennsylvania Youth Soccer League, Cumberland Valley Youth Basketball Association and the YMCA Indian Guides and Indian Princess programs. He was a coach for both boys' and girls' sports.

He served as a VISTA volunteer in Westmoreland County and as a recruiter for VISTA and the Peace Corps.

Surviving are his wife, Sylvia; a daughter, Cory; a son, Adam; a brother, Charles C. of Philadelphia; and a sister, Barbara Palmer of Virginia.

Friends and family are invited to the Dallas home after Thursday's service. Private burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Bruce Dallas Memorial Fund at the CV Eagle Foundation, 6746 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg 17055.

Arrangements are being handled by Myers-Harner Funeral Home, 1903 Market St., Camp Hill.

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Funeral services for Mervin O. Diehl, 60, of 1525 Roxbury Road, Shippensburg, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg.
He died Sunday, Sept. 28, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Jan. 24, 1937 in Southampton Township, Franklin County, he was a son of the late Harvey and Anna Morrison Diehl.

A U.S. Army veteran, he was the Lance distributor for the Shippensburg area. He also bowled with a number of local bowling teams.

He was a member of the Shippensburg First Church of God and its men's Bible class; the Tanglewood Hunting Club; Washington Encampment 645 Patriotic Order of the Sons of America; LSL Sportsmen's Club; Mosquito Creek Sportsmen's Club; HUB City Club; Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post 223; Durff-Kuhn VFW Post 6168; and Orrstown Lions Club.

He is survived by his wife, S. Joanne Bender Diehl; two daughters, Tina M. Anderson of Boiling Springs and Susan D. Chamberlin of Virginia Beach, Va.; two brothers, Edgar N. and Harvey A., both of Shippensburg; four sisters, Janet E. Mowery of Carlisle, Nancy M. Garman and Martha J. Minor of Shippensburg and Anna L. Noel of Lanham, Md.; two grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The Rev. W. Stanley Darrah will officiate at Saturday's services. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to Shippensburg First Church of God, 121 E. King St., Shippensburg 17257.

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Ernest Kyle Hockenberry, 94, of 5037 Spring Road, Shermans Dale, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
Born Sept. 26, 1903 in Shade Gap, he was the son of the late James L. and Sarah E. Shoop Hockenberry.

A retired farmer and saw miller, he was a member of Young's United Methodist Church, Shermans Dale Lions Club, Fraternal Order of Eagles in Carlisle, and was a former Carroll Township tax assessor.

Surviving are his wife, Anna Smee Hockenberry; five daughters, Lois Brownawell, Rena Brunner and Wanda Cupp, all of Shermans Dale, Myra Miller of York Springs and Audrey Kuhn of Boiling Springs; two sisters, Florence Pittinger and Beatrice Stull, both of Carlisle; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Barry E. Hockenberry; two brothers, Orlando and Unaldra Hockenberry; and a sister, Margaret Smith.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Young's United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bruce Woolever and the Rev. Lloyd Shellenberger officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. in Boyer Funeral Home, 101 W. Main St., New Bloomfield, and Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

Memorial contributions can be made to Brotherhood Native American Outreach, P.O. Box 11, New Bloomfield 17068 or Young's United Methodist Church, 40 Windy Hill Road, Shermans Dale 17090.

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Calvin W. Hoon Jr., 43, of 116 Gerald Ave., Shillington, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1997 at Reading Hospital and Medical Center.
Born Aug. 15, 1954 in Harrisburg to Calvin W. Sr. and Ora F. Hoch Hoon of Newberrytown, he was a 1972 graduate of Red Land High School and a U.S. Navy veteran.

Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his wife, Jennifer A. Davis Hoon; three daughters, April M. Hoon of Lock Haven and Jessica L. Hoon of West Fairview; three sons, Christopher B. of New Cumberland, Benjamin W. and James W., both at home; a brother, Frank R. Hoon, of Dillsburg; and a sister, Cynthia S. Firth of Oklawaha, Fla.

Funeral services will be held at noon Friday at Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg with the Rev. Martha L. Lady officiating.

Burial will be in Stone Church Cemetery, Silver Spring Township. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday.

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Helen M. Price, 86, a resident of Shippensburg Health Care Center and formerly of 29 S. Fayette St., Shippensburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1997 in the center.
Born Dec. 5, 1910 in Dry Run, a daughter of the late John and Anne Stitt Price, she was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Shippensburg. She had worked at the Shirtcraft Co. and as a bookkeeper for Seibert's Coal Yard, both formerly of Shippensburg.

She is survived by two sons, Frederick E. Seibert of Carlisle and Donald L. Seibert of Shippensburg; two daughters, Pauline V. Hinkle of Shippensburg and M. Jane Alleman, of Gettysburg; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg with the Rev. Dr. Jonathan C. Terry and Dr. Francis H. Norton officiating.

Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday.

Memorial contributions can be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 47 E. King St., Shippensburg 17257.

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Services for Edmond G. Moore Sr., 54, of 12 YMCA Drive, Duncannon, will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Roseglen Brethren in Christ Church, New Bloomfield Road, Duncannon.
He died Monday, Sept. 29, 1997 as the result of a train accident in Dauphin County.

Born Sept. 24, 1943 in Orbisonia, Huntingdon, County, he was the son of the late Nelson and Eunice Byers Moore.

Employed as a conductor by Conrail, he was a member of the United Transportation Union Local 830, Social Order of Owls in Newport and was past commander of American Legion 340, Duncannon. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Kramer Moore; two sons, Edmond G. Jr. and Alan L., both of Duncannon; three brothers, William of California, Joseph of Three Springs and Robert of Kentucky; three sisters, Nellie Moore of Mt. Union, Nancy Keebaugh of Hustontown and Donna Price of Shade Gap; and one granddaughter.

Further services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Martin Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia. Friends may call from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church and Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery, Rockhill Furnace, with military honors. The Rev. William Baublitz will officiate at both services.

Local arrangements are by Ronald C. L. Smith Funeral Home, 325 N. High St., Duncannon.

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Thomas J. Heatherly, 75, of 62 Magaw Ave., Carlisle, formally of Stratford, Conn., died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997 in Cumberland Crossings Retirement Center, South Middleton Township.
Born Oct. 23, 1921 in Hoboken, N.J., he is the son of the late Joseph A. and Anna V. McVicar Heatherly.

A 1939 graduate of St. Michael's High School in Union City, N.J., he was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Stratford and had attended St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Carlisle.

He retired after 40 years of service with Sikorsky Aircraft division of United Technology Corp. in Stratford as foreman of quality assurance. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II with the rank of technical sergeant and held numerous medals for his military service. He was a member of VFW Post 8851 in Boiling Springs.

Survivors are his wife of 55 years, Hubertha A. Hardenberg Heatherly; a son, Peter W. of Lebanon, Conn.; two daughters, Catherine H. Dembowski of Boiling Springs and Patricia H. Lea of Bristol, Vt.; four brothers, Joseph T., William and James of Phoenix, Ariz. and John of New Jersey; three sisters, Rosemary Kinlin of Demarest, N.J., Catherine Tyndel of Florida and Ann Philips of New Jersey; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be on Monday at 1:30 p.m. at Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Monroe Township. There will be no visitation.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, South Central PA Chapter, 1013 Mumma Road, Lemoyne 17043.

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Charles A. Helman, 69, of 10499 Newburg Road, Roxbury, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997 in his home.
Born Feb. 23, 1928 in New Franklin, Franklin County, he was a son of the late Grover Cleveland and Mary Keefer Helman.

Retired from Grove Manufacturing, Shady Grove, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

He is survived by his wife, Vonnie M. Ile Helman; a son, Thomas C. Helman, of Orlando, Fla.; a daughter, Sherie R. Hurst of Orlando; three brothers, Kenneth E. and Lonnie L. of Chambersburg and Roy D. of Fayetteville; six sisters, Mary Lewis, Carrie Wingert, Betty McClure, Eva Defenderfer, Dorothy Clark, Doris Gayman, all of Chambersburg; a grandson; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Inc., 112 W. King St., Shippensburg with the Rev. J. R. Wells officiating. Burial will be in Otterbein Cemetery, Lurgan Township.

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

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg 17201.

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Ruth F. Stoner, 68, of 2800 Columbia Ave., Camp Hill, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 1997, in her home.
Born April 30, 1929 in Harrisburg, she was a daughter of the late John F. and Evelyn M. Yinger Peifer.

Mrs. Stoner was a 1947 graduate of Camp Hill High School.

Surviving are her husband, Marvin J. "Beany" Stoner; two sons, Stephen J. of Mechanicsburg and Scott M. of Enola; a daughter, Patricia A. Haslam of Carlisle; a brother, John F. Peifer Jr. of Shiremanstown; a sister, Thelma M. Ernest of Camp Hill; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Howard A. Kerstetter officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Hampden Township.

There will be no viewing; however, friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, 98 S. Enola Drive, Enola 17025.

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William E. King, 79, of 381 N. 19th St., Camp Hill, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.
Born July 21, 1918 in Toledo, Ohio, he was a son of the late Luroy and Catherine Von Rausch King.

Mr. King was retired from Murray Associates Architects, Harrisburg.

He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Camp Hill, where he was an Eucharistic minister and usher. He also was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity from the University of Toledo; Serra Club of Harrisburg; honorary life member of Knights of Columbus, Council 10685, and past Faithful Navigator and District Warden of Bishop J.S. Shanahan Assembly, Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus.

He was a longtime volunteer with Keystone Area Council Boy Scouts of America and Boy Scout Troop 58 of his church. He was a recipient of the St. George Award, and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth F. King; a son, the Very Rev. William J. of Camp Hill; and a sister, Marjorie Gillooly of Toledo, Ohio.

Mass of Christian burial will be concelebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 3435 Trindle Road, Camp Hill, with his son as principal celebrant. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg, and from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Saturday at the church. There will be a prayer service at 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Catholic Charities, P.O. Box 3551, Harrisburg 17105, or to Keystone Area Council Boy Scouts of America, P.O. Box 389, Mechanicsburg 17055.

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Services and burial for Kathleen Romano, 92, of 1471 Kuhn Drive, Boiling Springs, will be held at the convenience of the family.
She died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997 in Manor Care Health Services, South Middleton Township.

Born July 14, 1905 in New York, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Owen and Mary Smith McCabe and the widow of Paul Romano.

Surviving are her son, Paul of Boiling Springs; a daughter, Annette Fell of Long Island, N.Y.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathleen Romano.

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

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Alonzo B. McKillip, 94, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 1997 at Manor Care Health Services.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, Carlisle, will announce the arrangements when complete.

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Graveside services for Charlotte C. Sheafer, 97, formerly of 65 E. Willow St., Carlisle, will be held at the convenience of her friends in the Old Graveyard in Carlisle.
She died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997 in Cumberland Crossings Nursing Home, South Middleton Township.

Born Sept. 9, 1900 in Carlisle, she was a daughter of the late Andrew Nebinger and Emma Roberts Drawbaugh Sheafer.

She was a 1918 graduate of Carlisle High School and a 1922 graduate of Dickinson College. She received a master's degree from Columbia University in 1930.

Miss Sheafer was a retired teacher and librarian in Lansdowne.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Carlisle and life member of Carlisle Garden Club. She was a National Federation Garden Club master judge.

Surviving are several close friends.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Sheafer Boate and Catharine E. Sheafer.

Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is handling arrangements.

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Services for John N. "Big John" Kalathas, 68, of 938 Brandon Drive, Chambersburg, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Trinity Episcopal Church, 58 S. Second St., Chambersburg.
He died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.

Born June 28, 1929 in Neohorion, Greece, he was a son of the late Nicholas M. and Maria Panagos Kalathas.

He was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Camp Hill, and served in the Greek Army.

Mr. Kalathas was the former owner of the Texas and Famous Lunches in Chambersburg; retiring 20 years ago.

Surviving are his wife, Helen Panagos Kalathas; a son, Nicholas J. of Shippensburg; three sisters, Evangelia Manikas of Chambersburg, Athanasia Ntzanis and Constantina Merikas, both of Greece; two grandsons; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

The Rev. George Daskalakis will officiate at Monday's service. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery.

There will be no viewing; however, friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, 297 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 1000 Yverdon Drive, Camp Hill 17011 or to Chambersburg Hospital Dialysis Unit, 112 N. Seventh St., Chambersburg 17201.

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Tressie M. Otto, formerly of 5 Valley St., Carlisle, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 1997 in Manor Care Nursing Home, South Middleton Township.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home will announce arrangements when complete.

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Services for Elmer F. "Buddy" Currens, 73, of 2073 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Feiser Funeral Home, 302 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford.
He died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1997 in his home.

Born March 15, 1924 in Adams County, he was a son of the late William and Anna Ford Currens.

Mr. Currens was retired from Jiffy Seal, Hanover. He was an avid musician and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Surviving are his sister, Edna M. Garman of Hanover, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, George C. Kearns and Harry R. Currens.

The Rev. Douglas Johnson, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Hanover, will officiate at Saturday's service. Burial will be in Great Conewago Presbyterian Cemetery, Hunterstown.

There will be no viewing; however, friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 127 York St., Hanover 17331.

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Mary E. Diffenderfer Cook, formerly of Camp Hill and New Cumberland, died Friday, Oct. 3, 1997 in Fairview Retirement Center, Fairview Township, York County.
Born in Harrisburg, she was a daughter of the late George H. and Mary E. Masoner Diffenderfer. She was the widow of Edward H. Cook.

Mrs. Cook was a retired secretary for the trust department of the former Commonwealth National Bank, Harrisburg.

She was a member of Pine Street Presbyterian Church of Harrisburg and its Fidelity Bible Class. She also was a member of Steadfast Chapter 479 Order of Eastern Star; Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America, Esaid Court 29; Daughters of the Nile, Ozemb Temple 52; White Shrine of Jerusalem, Bethany Shrive 7; and a past royal matron, Order of Amaranth, Williard Court 54.

Surviving are two sons, Edward H. Jr. of Niagara Falls, N.Y., and John C. of York Haven; one brother, John H. Diffenderfer of New Cumberland; six grandchild- ren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Parthemore Funeral Home, 1303 Bridge St., New Cumberland, with the Rev. Richard D. Adams officiating.

Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Township.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.

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Tressie M. Otto, 80, formerly of 5 Valley St., Carlisle, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 1997 at ManorCare Nursing Home, South Middleton Township.
Born Jan. 3, 1917 in Loysville, she was the daughter of the late Edward C. and Laura E. Barrick Dillman. She was the widow of Lester L. Otto, who died in 1996.

Mrs. Otto was a member of First United Methodist Church, Carlisle, and its Sunday school class.

Surviving are one daughter, Judy K. Witherow of Carlisle; one brother, Marlin Dillman of Blain; three sisters, Dorothy Jeffries of Blain, Freda Dillman of Carlisle and Mary Jane Leidig of St. Thomas; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one stepgreat -grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Carrie M. Shank, who died in 1993; two brothers, James and Harold Dillman; and two sisters, Louise Johnson and Janet Matthews.

Services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Michael V. Minnix officiating.

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

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

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 64 E. North St., Carlisle, Pa. 17013.

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Services for Vaughn P. "Bill" Arbegast, 92, of the Church of God Home, Carlisle, will be held at 1 p.m. today in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.
He died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1997 at the home.

Born June 15, 1905 in Cumberland County, he was the son of the late Norman I. and Florence Kramer Arbegast.

He was self-employed in the Carlisle area for many years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Carlisle and the president of its men's Bible class for many years.

He was a life member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1299 and the White Circle Club, both of Carlisle, and was a charter member of the Cumberland Valley Umpire Association.

Surviving are his wife of 69 years, Elva E. Quigley Arbegast; a daughter, Patricia A. Rittenhouse of York; a son, Terry L. Arbegast of Carlisle; two sisters, Edith Lightner and Thelma Wilson, both of Carlisle; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sons, William P., Wayne A. and Jack E.

The Rev. Michael V. Minnix will officiate at today's services. Burial will be in Westminster Cemetery, North Middleton Township.

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Services for Alonzo Bedford McKillip, 94, formerly of Carlisle and Mt. Holly Springs, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.
He died Thursday, Oct. 2, 1997 in ManorCare Health Services, Carlisle.

Born Jan. 3, 1903 in Carlisle, he was a son of the late Clinton and Anna Horn McKillip. He was the widower of Margaret A. Swails McKillip.

Mr. McKillip was a retired employee of Carlisle Shoe Co. with 43 years of service.

He also had been employed by Bedford Shoe Co., Carlisle Veterinarian Clinic and National Guard Armory, Carlisle.

Surviving are one daughter, Marilyn Dickson of Carlisle; one son, Preston C. McKillip of San Angelo, Texas; one brother, William McKillip of Carlisle; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Alonzo L. McKillip.

The Rev. Andrew T. Bradley Sr. will officiate at services Monday. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 20 E. Pomfret St., Carlisle, Pa. 17013.

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Services for Kenneth E. Leer, 78, formerly of Gardners, will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs.
He died Friday, Oct. 3, 1997 in the Todd Home, 1000 W. South St., Carlisle.

Born Feb. 22, 1919 in Cumberland County, he was a son of the late Addison and Leora Slaybaugh Leer. He was the widower of Pearl R. Leer, who died in 1980.

Mr. Leer was a retired employee of C.H. Musselman Pet Milk Division in Biglerville.

He was a member of Mt. Victory United Methodist Church, Gardners.

Surviving are one son, Edward K. of Gardners; two daughters, Leora A. Piper of Gardners and Rosalie L. Kipp of Gettysburg; one brother, Robert of Aspers; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.

The Revs. John A. Ile and Donald E. Van Kirk will officiate at Monday's services. Burial will be in Mt. Victory Church Cemetery, South Middleton Township.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Victory United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1 Victory Church Road, Gardners, Pa. 17324.

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Funeral services for Bruce Brumley, 57, of Carlisle, formerly of Berea, Ky., were held Sept. 27 at Horse Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Summer officiating.
He died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1997 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Ga.

A graduate of Berea High School and of Berea College, he served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 to 1966. He was retired from IBM Corp.

He is survived by his wife, Georgia Gatliff Brumley; a son, Ronald of Carlisle; a daughter, Dawn B. Grago of York; a brother, Don of Versailles, Ky.; two sisters, Barbara B. Woods of Warner-Robins, Ga. and Gayle B. Mautner of Tampa, Fla.; one granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Kaye B. Hamilton.

Burial was in the Engine Cemetery. Rominger Funeral Home in Manchester, Ky. was in charge of the arrangements.


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