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Doyle Sherman "Jack" Poorman, 90, of Newville, formerly of Silver Spring Township, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 1997 in Swaim Health Center, Newville.
Born April 19, 1907 in Jacksonville, Centre County, he was a son of the late Clarence and Anna Poorman. He was the widower of Helen E. Seitz Poorman, who died May 7, 1997.

A 1926 graduate of Howard High School and a 1928 graduate of Beckly College in Harrisburg, Mr. Poorman was a Navy veteran of World War II.

From 1928 to 1941, he was the assistant to the comptroller of Hershey Creamery Co., Harrisburg. From 1939 to 1970, he organized and operated Wellbilt Homes Inc., Wellbilt Associates, Wellbilt Construction Co. Inc. College Park Corp. and Maplewood Corp.

Mr. Poorman served on Silver Spring Township planning commission and zoning hearing board, Cumberland Valley School District board of directors, Messiah College board of associates and Grantham Woods board of directors.

He was a member of Silver Spring Presbyterian Church, where he was a trustee and choir member; National Association of Home Builders; Harrisburg Builders Exchange; American Building Contractors; and Mechanicsburg Lions Club.

He also was a volunteer at Green Ridge Village, Newville.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Silver Spring Presbyterian Church, 444 Silver Spring Road, Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. Jay F. Walters officiating.

Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Silver Spring Presby- terian Cemetery prior to services. Egger Funeral Home, Newville, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Presbyterian Homes Inc., 1217 Slate Hill Road, Camp Hill, Pa. 17011.

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Services for Howard W. Koser, 73, of Shippensburg, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Parthemore Funeral Home, 1303 Bridge St., New Cumberland.
He died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1997 at Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris, France.

Born July 21, 1924 in Harrisburg, he was a son of the late Rudolph R. and Marcella Morris Koser Sr.

A World War II and Korean War Army veteran, he was a life member of Eleventh Airborne Division.

Mr. Koser was a retired French and English teacher from Shippensburg Area High School. He previously taught in Lancaster County and Boiling Springs school districts.

A past president of Shippensburg Area Education Association, he was a member of Pennsylvania State Education Association and its Professional Rights and Responsibilities Commission; National Education Association; Pennsylvania National Guard; and Shippensburg Historical Society.

A part-time guide at Gettysburg National Battlefield, he was a member of Harrisburg Civil War Round Table and the Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides Inc. and served as editor of its monthly newsletter, "The Battlefield Express."

Surviving are one brother, Rudolph R. Jr. of Mechanicsburg; one sister, Marcella M. of New Oxford; and one nephew.

The Rev. Roy E. Frampton will officiate at Tuesday's service. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Township. Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides Inc., care of President Fred Hawthorne, Visitors Center, Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pa. 17325.

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Services for Frank F. Pavlovic, 68, of Duncannon, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Smith Funeral Home, 325 N. High St., Duncannon.
He died Thursday, Oct. 30, 1997 at home.

Born Jan. 9, 1929 in Steelton, he was a son of the late Anton and Theresa Tomac Pavlovic.

Mr. Pavlovic was a retired employee of United Food & Commercial Workers Union and AMP Inc. He was a member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church, Duncannon.

Surviving are his wife, Janice Page Pavlovic; two sons, Thomas of Lancaster and Francis of Harrisburg; one stepson, Kevin M. Smith of New Jersey; and one brother, Edward of Harrisburg.

The Rev. John Greaney will officiate at Monday's service. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Duncannon.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, 98 S. Enola Dr., P.O. Box 266, Enola, Pa. 17025-0266.

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Services for Ruth S. Brown, 91, formerly of Washington Street, Mechanicsburg, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 325 Old Stonehouse Road, Boiling Springs.
She died Thursday, Oct. 30, 1997 in Messiah Village, Upper Allen Township.

Born May 26, 1906 in Carlisle, she was a daughter of the late Blain and Gertrude Yarlett Shughart. She was the widow of Harry A. Brown.

A former volunteer for the American Red Cross, Mrs. Brown was a member of Mt. Zion Luth- eran Church and Order of Eastern Star, Chapter 544, Mechanicsburg.

Surviving are three daughters, Helen B. Eisenhauer of Mechanics- burg, Isabelle B. Deardorff of York and Edwinnia R. Fisher of Camp Hill; one brother, Leroy Shughart of Dillsburg; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Robert R. Yankovitz will officiate at Monday's service. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Monroe Township.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Myers Funeral Home, 37 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg, with an Order of Eastern Star Service at 8 p.m., and from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to her church or the Endow-ment Fund of Messiah Village, 100 Mt. Allen Drive, Mechanicsburg, Pa. 17055.

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Private funeral services for Charles V. Barnhart, 83, of 120 Orchard Ave., Chambersburg, will be held at the convenience of the family.
He died Friday, Oct. 31, 1997 at Hershey Medical Center.

Born Oct. 30, 1914 in Ringgold, Md, he was a son of the late Charles F. and Mabel J. Gardenhour Barnhart. He was retired as an owner and operator of restaurants in Hanover and Chambersburg.

Mr. Barnhart was a member of the Marine Corps League of Hume, McNeal Byers AmVets Post 224, and Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 48 of Chambersburg.

Surviving are two daughters, Patricia Hampton of Fayetteville and Cathy Jo Chaney of Chambersburg; four sisters, Madeline Smiley, Thelma Hummer and Armatha Haugh of Waynesboro and Betty Carbaugh of New Franklin; a brother, Elwood of Waynesboro; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, one daughter, six brothers and two sisters.

There will be no public viewing. Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg.

The family requests omission of flowers. Memorial contributions can be made to Chambersburg Hospital for Life Line Services, 112 N. 7th St., Chambersburg 17201.

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Herbert E. Griest, 82, of 999 Upper Bermudian Road, Gardners, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 1997 at Whispering Pines Assisted Living Center, York Springs.
Born Aug. 13, 1915 in Huntington Township, Adams County, he was a son of the late Christian F. and Edna Fanus Griest and the widower of the former Janet E. Beam, who died in 1994.

Mr. Griest was engaged in general farming his entire life.

He was a member of Upper Bermudian Lutheran Church, Gardners, and a former Sunday school teacher for many years. He was also a member of the Pennsylvania Farmers Association and the Williams Grove Steam Engines Association.

He is survived by a son, Alvin H. of Gardners; eight sisters, Violet Brand, Romaine Weidner, Dorothy Bream and Hilda Miller of Gardners, Evelyn Eichelberger and Velma Pentz of York Springs, Joan Bream of Carlisle and Carolyn Griest of Laurelton; three brothers, Amos of Dover, Melvin A. of Gardners and Lester of Mt. Holly Springs; six grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda M. Kerrigan.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Dugan Funeral Home, 111 S. Main St., Bendersville, with the Rev. Kenneth G. Swick officiating. Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, York Springs.

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

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 1075 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg 17325 or the American Cancer Society, 656 Johns Ave., Gettysburg 17325.

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Alma Doris Kauffman, 81, of Carlisle, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 1997 in Sarah A. Todd Nursing Home, Carlisle.
Born Feb. 11, 1916 in Greencastle, she was a daughter of the late Susan Wengert Stockslager and the widow of Easton Kauffman, who died Dec. 13, 1982.

Mrs. Kauffman was a housewife.

Surviving are two sons, Glenn E. of Carlisle and Harold E. of Duncannon; two daughters, Doris M. Garman of Carlisle and Donna Hurley of Bloserville; two brothers, John Stockslager of Mercersburg and Alvey Stockslager of Fayetteville; a sister, Hazel Wiles of Carlisle; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Egger Funeral Home, Newville, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to Sarah A. Todd Nursing Home, 1000 W. South St., Carlisle 17013.

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Funeral services for George L. "Buzz" Hepfer, 60, of 1577 Streamside Drive, Chambersburg, will be held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. in Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg.
He died Saturday, Nov. 1, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Feb. 23, 1937 in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Frederick J. and Nettie F. Custer Hepfer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Mr Hepfer retired from Chambersburg School System in 1981, where he was a custodial worker. He was a member of Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46 of Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Freda R. Craig Hepfer of Chambersburg; two daughters, Genice R. and Georgia L. Hepfer, both of Chambersburg; five brothers, Lester of Waynesboro, Robert J., John and Joseph F. of Chambersburg and Samuel of Fawn Grove; five sisters, Florence Tice of St. Thomas, Rosie France of Carlisle, Ruth Weisgarber of Chambersburg, Violet Vanderau of Waynesboro and Dorothy Kennedy of Shippensburg.

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

Pastor Lee Gehman will officiate at Tuesday's services. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.

Friends may call from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Military services at graveside will be conducted by members of Charles M. Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW, Chambersburg.

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

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Robert H. Kohr, 59, of 101 Mountain Lane, Silver Spring Township, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 1997 in his home.
Born July 9, 1938 in Mechanicsburg, he was a son of the late Edward H. and Ruth S. Forney Kohr.

Mr. Kohr was employed by Kint Corp. of Harrisburg.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Silver Spring Township; Carlisle Fish and Game Association; Overview Anglers Association; New Cumberland Fishing and Boating Association; and National Rifle Association.

Surviving are his wife, Doris E. Hopkins Kohr; three daughters, Robin L. Kramer of New Cumberland, Denise S. Lukoskie of Mechanicsburg and Victoria A. Graft of Jonestown; a brother, Gordon W. of Enola; and three grandsons.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. Eric N. Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Stone Church Cemetery, Silver Spring Township.

There will be no viewing; however, friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, P.O. Box 266, Enola 17025-0266.

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Services for Natale J. "Nat" Carbone Sr., 68, of 3737 Spring Road, Middlesex Township, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.
He died Saturday, Nov. 1, 1997 in Hershey Medical Center.

Born Dec. 2, 1928 in Red Bank, N.J., he was a son of Mary Lucia Carbone of Red Bank.

A retired auto mechanic for Rohrer Bus Service in Duncannon, Mr. Carbone was later employed by the Flying J of Carlisle.

In addition to his mother, surviving are his wife, Tenial Hunt Carbone; two sons, Richard of Lakewood, N.J. and Brian at home; three daughters, Susan Arnold of Florida, Patricia Honrath of Red Bank, N.J. and Ashley at home; two brothers, Lester of Red Bank, N.J. and Charles of Colorado; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

The Rev. Tom Willard will officiate at Wednesday's service. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

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

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 117 N. Hanover St., Carlisle 17013.

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Services for Charlotte W. Strausbaugh, 96, of 2345 Cold Spring Road, Orrtanna, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. John Lutheran Church, Fairfield.
She died Saturday, Nov. 1, 1997 in her home.

Born March 27, 1901 in Fairfield, she was a daughter of the late Bryant and Annie Benchoff Wortz and the widow of Dwight L. Strausbaugh, who died in 1957.

Mrs. Strausbaugh and her husband owned and operated Strausbaugh Orchards in Orrtanna for 75 years.

She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and its Women's Auxiliary. She was a former member of GAR Auxiliary.

She and her husband were married at the Pennsylvania Monument on the Gettysburg Battlefield in 1922.

Surviving are her daughter, Kathleen S. Fitz of Orrtanna; a son, Dwight L. Jr. of Gettysburg; a brother, Ellis R. Wortz of Fayetteville; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The Rev. John K. Burk will officiate at Wednesday's service. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Monahan Funeral Home, 125 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 1075 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg 17325.

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Funeral services for Arthur L. Bigler, 79, of 248 E. Orange St., Shippensburg, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg.
He died Saturday, Nov. 1, 1997 in his home.

Born Feb. 10, 1918 in Shippensburg, a son of the late Roy O. and Sarah Ellen Zeigler Bigler, he was a 1936 graduate of Shippensburg High School and for several years had worked at the former Reeder Brothers and Miller-Reed Dairies in Shippensburg.

During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy and following his discharge was employed at Letterkenny Army Depot.

In 1948, he became the owner and operator of Bigler's Grocery Store on the corner of East Orange and South Washington streets in Shippensburg, where he continued until his retirement in 1984.

Mr. Bigler was a member of Memorial Lutheran Church, AARP and the Minnequa Social Club. He was a lifetime member of Oscar Hykes Post 223 American Legion, Durff-Kuhn Post 6168 VFW, Hub City Social Club and the Cumberland Valley Hose Company, all of Shippensburg, Elks Lodge 600 and Loyal Order of the Moose 842, both of Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, M. Louise Etter Bigler; a son, Robert A. of Marion; two daughters, Cindy L. Hershey and Suzann Rhoades, both of Shippensburg; a sister, Janet Fuller of Shippensburg; four brothers, Leon M., Gordon M., Glenn "Jack" and Jerry A., all of Shippensburg; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The Rev. Bonnie B. Hoffman will officiate at Wednesday's services. Friends will be received Tuesday from 7 until 9 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.

Burial will be in Etter-Salem Cemetery, Greene Township, where military graveside services will be conducted by the Shippensburg Veteran's Council.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Lutheran Church, 34 E. Orange St., Shippensburg 17257.

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Private memorial services for Ralph C. "Rick" May, 80, of 142 N. Stratton St., Gettysburg, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Dugan Funeral Home, 111 S. Main St., Bendersville.
He died Sunday, Nov. 2, 1997 at Green Acres Nursing Home, 595 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg.

Mr. May was born May 25, 1917 in Menallen Township, Adams County, and was a son of the late Hobart and Pearl Dunlap May.

Engaged in fruit farming most of his life, he was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Aspers, and the Pennsylvania Farmers Association.

He is survived by his wife, the former Helen V. Fetters; a son, Donald L. May of Biglerville; a brother, George May of Gardners; a half-brother, James May of Gettysburg; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Martin J. Carlson will officiate at Friday's services. Interment will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Gettysburg.

There will be no viewing.

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A memorial service for Barbara B. Schumacher Winslow, 49, of Carlisle and formerly of Perryopolis, will be held Sunday at the Church of God, 458 N. College St., Carlisle at 2:30 p.m.
She died Thursday, Oct. 23, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

Mrs. Winslow was born Jan. 1, 1948 in Perryopolis, daughter of Annabelle Flanigan Schumacher of Perryopolis and the late Earl Schumacher.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Michael Winslow; two sisters, Madonna Rathway and Peggy Sizemore, both of Perryopolis; and two brothers, Thomas Schumacher of Whitehall and John Schumacher of Perryopolis.

Besides her father, she was preceded in death by a brother, James Schumacher, and an uncle, Jack Flanigan.

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Willard Loy Smiley, 89, of 812 Hummel Ave., Lemoyne, died Monday, Nov. 3, 1997 at Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.
Born Sept. 15, 1908 in Lemoyne, he was the son of the late Rev. Leo C. and Ida S. Loy Smiley and the widow of Mary Agnes Walsh Smiley. He was a 1972 graduate of the former Lemoyne High School.

A World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a retired cabinet maker for the former Fawber Furniture, Lemoyne. He was also a former superintendent of Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Township.

Mr. Smiley was a member of Cumberland and Perry counties' historical societies, Williams Grove Historical Steam Engine Association and American Legion Post 0419, Lemoyne.

He is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth S. Gallaher of Friendsville, Md; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park.

Friends may call from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, Capital Region Unit, 1500 N. 2nd St., Harrisburg 17102-2527.

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Memorial services for John Eli Bender, 18, of 200 Bell Ave., Mt. Gretna, will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Mt. Gretna Heights Community Building, Kaufman Street and Pine Avenue, Mt. Gretna.
He died Saturday, Nov. 1, 1997 at home.

He attended Cedar Crest High School in Lebanon. He was in his senior year.

He is survived by his parents, Eva and John, and his sister, Emily all of Mt. Gretna; two grandmothers; and relatives both here and in Sweden.

Burial will be in Imea, Sweden. Cremation arrangements by Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to a charity of one's choice.

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Funeral services for Harry M. Witter, 83, of 1261 S. Main St., Chambersburg, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg.
He died Sunday, Nov. 2, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Nov. 26, 1913 in Shippensburg, he was a son of the late Fred A. and Ida Picking Witter and the widower of Ellen Rosalie Rotz Witter, who died July 29, 1992.

A grocer most of his life, he was the owner and operator of Witter's Market in Chambersburg. After retirement, he worked part-time at the Butcher Shoppe, Chambersburg.

A member and lifetime deacon of the Church of the Brethren, 260 S. 4th St., Chambersburg, he enjoyed vegetable gardening and wood working.

He is survived by a sister, Helen M. Witter of Chambersburg; a brother, Merle E. Witter of Chambersburg; four nieces; and three nephews.

He was preceded in death by four brothers.

The Rev. Kenneth L. Gibble and the Rev. Donald L. Baker will officiate at Wednesday's services. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery.

Friends may call Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Church of the Brethren, 260 S. Fourth St., Chambersburg 17201.

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The Rev. Cletus S. Myers, 86, of 5708 Canaan Center Road, Wooster, Ohio, died Monday, Nov. 3, 1997 at Wooster Community Hospital.
Born March 1, 1911 in Centerville to Daniel K. and Rosie Shenk Myers, he was the widower of Mabel V. "Susie" Clopper, who died October 29, 1996 after 62 years of marriage.

The Rev. Myers attended Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown and graduated from Bethany Biblical Seminary in Chicago, Ill. He was a minister with the Church of the Brethren, retiring in 1986 with 60 years of service.

He was the pastor of churches in Newville, Farmers Grove, Blain, Three Springs and New Enterprise in Pennsylvania, and Defiance, Cleveland Heights, Dayton, and Wooster in Ohio. He was chaplain for 10 years at West View Manor, Wooster.

He was a member of East Chippewa Church of the Brethren.

He is survived by two sons, Philip N. of Toledo, Ohio and Darrell W. of Wooster; three daughters, Barbara "Bickey" M. Garber of North Manchester, Ind., Carol V. Herbert and Karen S. Sterne, both of Wooster; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Elmer, Clair, Dick and Earl Myers.

Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. in East Chippewa Church of the Brethren with Pastor Keith Funk officiating. Burial will be at East Chippewa Church Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Custer Funeral Home, Wooster, on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and at the church Friday from 10 to 11 a.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Chaplaincy Fund of West View Manor, 1715 Mechanicsburg Road, Wooster, Ohio 44667 or East Chippewa Church of the Brethren, 7487 Chippewa Road, Orrville, Ohio 44667.

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Services and burial for Justin Charles Gish, infant son of Galen B. and Amy E. Gibb Gish, 46 Brian Drive, Carlisle, will be held at the convenience of the family.
He died Saturday, Nov. 1, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his maternal grandparents, Charles and Isabelle Gibb of Boiling Springs; maternal great-grandmother, Margaret Roberts of Camp Hill; paternal grandparents, Gordon and Doris Ann Gish of Tipton, Ind.; two aunts, Diane M. Gibb of McLean, Va. and Debbie McKinney of Cedar Falls, Iowa; and an uncle, Kurt Gish of Indianapolis, Ind.

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

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Thomas P. Cole, 63, of 2 Peach Tree Lane, Boiling Springs, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1997 at home.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, will announce arrangements when complete.

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A Mass of Christian burial for John B. Halbleib, 62, of Mechanicsburg, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 225 Salt Road, Enola.
He died Monday, Nov. 3, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital.

Born Dec. 2, 1934 in Harrisburg, he was a son of the late Charles and Florence Cooper.

Mr. Halbleib was self-employed as a licensed real estate agent.

He was a member of Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church; Eureka Lodge 302 F&AM; St. John's Commandery No. 8 Knights Templar; Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite; Samuel C. Perkins R.A. Chapter 209, Mechanicsburg; and Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge 215.

Surviving are his wife, Jacqueline F. Hoener; one brother, Joseph of Yardley; and three sisters, Pauline Baten of Enola, Grace Cook of Etters and Meta Hower of Westerville, Ohio.

Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park.

Friends may call from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday in his church.

Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Silver Spring Ambulance Association, Eleoner Drive, New Kingstown, Pa.

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A Mass of Christian burial for Nyle E. Lavelle, 88, of Mechanicsburg, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 400 E. Simpson St., Mechanicsburg.
She died Monday, Nov. 3, 1997 in Harrisburg Hospital.

Born Aug. 24, 1909 in Girardville, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Jennie Adams.

Ms. Lavelle was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and the Good Shepard Club. She was also a volunteer at Cumberland County Nursing Home.

Surviving are one son, Thomas Lavelle of Middletown; three daughters, Jane L. Finch of South Riding, Va., Jean Malarkey of Roslyn and June Sauers of Bethlehem; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Joan Keiffer.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Myers Funeral Home, 37 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg, where a rosary service will be held at 8 p.m.

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A Mass of Christian burial for L. Raymond Pryor, 66, of New Cumberland, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Theresa Catholic Church, New Cumberland.
He died Monday, Nov. 3, 1997 in Harrisburg Hospital.

Born April 10, 1931 in Wilkes Barre, he was a son of the late John and Kathryn Brader Pryor.

A graduate of Kings College, Wilkes Barre, Mr. Pryor was a retired union electrician with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 143, Harrisburg.

He was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, New Cumberland.

Surviving are his wife, Anita Keating Pryor; three sons, Christopher J. and Timothy A., both of New Cumberland, and Jeffrey W. of Sewell, N.J.; three daughters, Patricia Skinner of Pennington, N.J., Lynn Pryor of Snow Shoe and Lori Barker of Camp Hill; one brother, John of Dillsburg; one sister, Kathryn Mitchell of Pittston; a great-aunt, Florence M. Pryor of Wilkes Barre; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Michael R. Pryor.

The Rev. Msgr. Robert E. Lawrence will officiate at Thursday's services. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township, Luzerne County.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 9 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday in Parthemore Funeral Home, 1303 Bridge St., New Cumberland. The rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Capital Region Unit, 1500 N. 2nd St., Harrisburg, Pa. 17102-2527; St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 318, Memphis, TN 38101-0318; or St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1300 Bridge St., New Cumberland, Pa. 17070.

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Margaret S. Barlup Ream Reed, 85, of 359 Pleasantview Road, Fairview Township, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1997 at home.
Born May 25, 1912, she was a daughter of the late Ottimer and Alice Ott Barlup.

Ms. Reed was a retired clerk examiner for Pennsylvania's Income Tax Division.

She was a member of First Church of God, New Cumberland; and a social member of VFW Post 7415 and auxiliary member of American Legion Post 143, both of New Cumberland.

Surviving are one daughter, Joan M. Hewitt, with whom she lived; one son, Norman A. Ream of Mechanicsburg; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Parthemore Funeral Home, 1303 Bridge St., New Cumberland. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Township.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Pinnacle Health Hospice, 3605 Vartan Way, Harrisburg, Pa. 17110.

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Robert W. Snader, 75, of 104 W. First St., Boiling Springs, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born July 3, 1922 in Port City, Iowa, he was a son of the late Wayne and Olive Radcliffe Snader.

A veteran of World War II and the Korean War, Mr. Snader was a retired Army master sergeant who served 21 years, including service in Africa, Italy and Germany. He was awarded five Battle Stars and the Purple Heart.

He was employed as eastern district manager for Burns Security Agency and also owned and operated Snaders Trading Post, Boiling Springs, from 1964 to 1973. He was also a former guard at Cumberland County Prison.

Mr. Snader was a life member of Elks Lodge 578, Carlisle; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8851, Boiling Springs; American Legion Post 15, Shippensburg; Blind Veterans Association; Boiling Springs Yellow Breeches Anglers; and Boiling Springs Sportsman's Club.

Surviving are his wife of 52 years; Berneda Heckman Snader; two sons, Kirk W. of York, Maine, and Alan L. of Boiling Springs; two brothers, Kenneth of Athens, Mich., and Roger of Mt. Holly Springs; four sisters, Betty Rosinski and Shirley Smith, both of Boiling Springs, Doris Rudolph of Mt. Holly Springs and Sally Myers of Naples, Fla.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Road, Suite 200, Wormleysburg, Pa. 17043.

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Services for Albert J. Tomassone, 71, of Pine Hill, N.J., formerly of Carlisle, were held Friday, Oct. 31, 1997 in Harleigh Crematory, Camden, N.J.
He died Thursday, Oct. 30, 1997 in Pine Hill.

Born July 29, 1926 in Philadelphia, Mr. Tomassone was a police dispatcher for Philadelphia.

Surviving are his mother, Elizabeth Pisano Tomassone of Philadelphia; two sons, Daniel and Michael, both of Carlisle; one brother, George of Philadelphia; and two grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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Ann M. Zindren, 80, of Mechanicsburg, died Monday, Nov. 3, 1997 at Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.
Mrs. Zindren was born May 29, 1917 in New Brighton.

She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Mechanicsburg, and a former member of the former Saints Cyryl & Methodius Catholic Church, New Brighton.

Surviving are her husband, John J. Zindren; one daughter, Rose Marie James of Mechanicsburg; two sisters, Caroline Mestervoch of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Barbara Bendekovich of New Brighton; two brothers, Ignatius Duke Milladine of New Brighton and Nick Marcusick of Beaver Falls; and one granddaughter.

Burial will be in Sylvania Hill Cemetery, Rochester, at the convenience of the family.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.

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Services for Leroy H. Long, 54, of 317 Zion Road, Mt. Holly Springs, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.
He died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

Born March 28, 1943 in Carlisle, he was a son of Ruth Henry Long of Carlisle and the late Maynard Long.

A former employee of Hess Gas, Carlisle, Mr. Long was a 1963 graduate of Cumberland Valley High School. He was a member of Wesley Brethren in Christ Church, Mt. Holly Springs.

In addition to his mother, surviving are his wife, Janice Hess Long; two daughters Anita L. and Khristie L., both at home; five sisters, Faye Hain, Louise Otto, Thelma Snyder and Brenda Long, all of Carlisle, and Judy Johnston of Morris, Minn.; and two brothers, Jesse and Maynard Jr., both of Carlisle.

The Rev. Richard A. Ross will officiate at Friday's service. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, West Pennsboro Township.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today and from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Wesley Brethren in Christ Church, 202 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs 17065.

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Mass of Christian burial for Thomas P. Cole, 63, of 2 Peach Tree Lane, Boiling Springs, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Patrick Catholic Church, Marsh Drive, South Middleton Township.
He died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1997 in his home.

Born June 22, 1934 in Gettysburg, he was a son of the late Richard M. and Catherine Codori Cole. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Carlisle.

Retired in 1994 after 44 years of service with Sprint United Telephone Co. in Carlisle, he was a member of the Elks Lodge in Gettysburg and a 20-year veteran of Gettysburg Fire Department.

Mr. Cole was a 1952 graduate of Delone Catholic High School in McSherrystown.

Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Joan Rickrode Cole; four sons, Steven R. of Endwell, N.Y., Michael A. of Hershey, Timothy A. of Mt. Holly Springs and Joseph R. of Carlisle; a daughter, Cindy L. Eichhorn of Mt. Holly Springs; seven brothers, Richard of Redbank, N.J., Kenneth and Philip, both of Orrtanna, David of Norristown, and William, Edwin and James, all of Gettysburg; a sister, Patricia O'Brien of Gettysburg; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Cole.

The Rev. Andrew J. Fontanella will officiate at Friday's mass. Burial will be in St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Cemetery, Orrtanna.

Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, where a rosary service will be held at 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Patrick Shrine Church, 140 E. Pomfret St., Carlisle 17013, or to Robert W. Cole Scholarship Foundation, Delone Catholic High School, McSherrystown 17344.

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Graveside services for Lester C. Shank Sr., 77, of Enola, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Mechanicsburg Cemetery
He died Saturday, Nov. 1, 1997 in his home.

Born Nov. 7, 1919 in Carlisle, he was a son of the late Jacob Shank and Mable Stansfield.

Mr. Shank was a retired missile mechanic from Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II who was highly decorated.

An avid outdoorsman, he was a former member of VFW Post 6704, and American Legion Post 109, both of Mechanicsburg.

Surviving are five daughters, Barbara D. Stratmeyer of Manchester, Deborah L. Shank of Harrisburg, Sandra D. Williams of Enola, Pamela L. Bennett of Frederick, Md., and Trudy Jones of Mechanicsburg; a brother, Kimber of Dillsburg; five sisters, Joyce of Shippensburg, Edria of Camp Hill, Marilyn and Brenda, both of Mechanicsburg, and Sharon of Carlisle; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Robert Kauffman will officiate at Saturday's service. There will be no viewing or visitation.

Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to Pinnacle Health Hospice, 3705 Elmood Drive, Harrisburg 17110.

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A memorial service for Albert J. Tomassone, 71, of Pine Hill, N.J., will be held at the convenience of the family.
He died Thursday, Oct. 30, 1997 in Pine Hill.

Born July 29, 1926 in Philadelphia, Mr. Tomassone was a police dispatcher for the city of Philadelphia.

Surviving are his mother, Elizabeth Pisano Tomassone of Philadelphia; two sons, Daniel and Michael, both of Carlisle; a brother, George of Philadelphia; and two grandchildren.

Harleigh Crematory, Camden, N.J., is in charge of arrangements.

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Funeral services for June E. Bowman, 75, of Upper Allen Township, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg.
She died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1997 at Cumberland Crossings Retirement Center.

Born Aug. 3, 1922 in Harrisburg, she was retired as a bookkeeper for the former Harrisburg Trust, CCNB and First Bank and Trust, Mechanicsburg, and was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Mechanicsburg.

Surviving are her mother, Barbara Aungst of Carlisle; two daughters, Linda B. Penny of Camp Hill and Barbara J. Roberts of Shavertown; and four grandsons.

The Rev. Gale M. Gregor will officiate at Monday's services. Burial will be in Rolling Green Cemetery, Lower Allen Township.

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

Memorial contributions can be made to her church, 117 W. Keller St., Mechanicsburg.

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Esther R. Miller, 84, formerly of Tower Circle, Carlisle, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born Sept. 22, 1913 in Carlisle was the daughter of the late Parkison and Margaret Ziegler Horn.

A Protestant, she retired in 1975 from the Cumberland County Court House after 10 years of service.

Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Raymond H. Miller of Carlisle; a son, Lee R. of York Haven; a daughter, Erma J. Tomcheck of Oxnard, Calif.; a brother, Ray L. Horn of Carlisle; a sister, Helen Fry of Carlisle; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday at Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle with Chaplain Anna Thompson officiating.

Burial will be in North Middleton Church of God Cemetery, North Middleton Township. Friends may call from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to the Thornwald Home Benevolent Fund, 442 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle 17013.

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Glenda F. Finkenbinder, 79, of Clairmont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Carlisle, and formerly of 2521 Ritner Highway, Carlisle, died Friday, Nov. 7, 1997 in the center.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday in the Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover Street, Carlisle. Friends may call 1 to 2 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.

A more complete obituary will follow.

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Thomas Eli McKelvey, 59, of 13 Sulphur Springs Road, Wheatfield Township, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 1997 at home.
Born July 27, 1938 in Harrisburg, he was the son of the late William and Emma Sheaffer McKelvey. He was a member of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 520.

Surviving are his wife, Joan Maneval McKelvey; a son, Thomas E. II of Etters; four daughters, Sherry Stephanson, Barbara McKelvey and Donna Heck, all of Duncannon, and Martha Bond of Summerdale; and 12 grandchildren.

Services will be held Tuesday at 8 p.m. in Boyer Funeral Home, 230 N. High Street, Duncannon with the Rev. Anthony C. Hill officiating.

Interment will be in Duncannon Presbyterian Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

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

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Funeral services for Chad Andrew Nace, 17, of 1 Zion Road, Newburg, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg.
He died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1997 in Southampton Township, Franklin County.

Born Sept. 1, 1980, he was a son of Richard H. Nance of Newburg and Bonita L. Bock Nace of Newburg.

He was a junior at Shippensburg Area Senior High School and was in the masonry program with the Franklin County Vo-Tech Career and Technology Center, Chambersburg.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Besides his parents, he is survived by a brother, Brian L. of Chambersburg; paternal grandmother, Mary Nace Harder of Carlisle; paternal foster grandparents, Charles and Edith Holtry of Newburg; maternal grandmother, Frances Bock of Newburg; and a niece.

The Rev. David C. Wilson will officiate at Saturday's services. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

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

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Glenda F. Finkenbinder, 79, of Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Middlesex Township, formerly of 2521 Ritner Highway, Carlisle, died Friday, Nov. 7, 1997 in the center.
Born Nov. 15, 1917 in Adams County, she was a daughter of the late Percy H. and Elizabeth Firestone Gardner. She was the widow of Millard J. Finkenbinder Sr.

Mrs. Finkenbinder was a former employee of Chapel Pointe, Carlisle.

She was a member of Mt. Rock United Methodist Church and its adult Sunday School class, West Pennsboro Township Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary and Golden Age Club of Carlisle.

Surviving are two sons, Millard J. Jr. of Carlisle and Dewaine E. of Shippensburg; one sister, Irene Riley of Biglerville; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Robert L. and John H. Finkenbinder, and a granddaughter.

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

Burial will be in Westminster Cemetery, North Middleton Township.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Rock United Methodist Church, 598 Mt. Rock Road, Carlisle, Pa. 17013.

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William Richard Collins, 62, of Etters died Thursday, Nov. 6, 1997 in Hospice House, Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County.
Born Nov. 5, 1935 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late William and Dorothy Noble Collins.

A retired police chief for Fairview Township, Mr. Collins was a graduate of the FBI Academy, Quantico, Va., and Pennsylvania State Police Academy.

He was a member of Pennsyl- vania and national chiefs of police associations and a volunteer for SCORE.

Surviving are his wife, Martha Collins; two daughters, Maureen P. Blose of Lewisberry and Linda J. Robenolt of Etters; one son, William J. of Oxnard, Calif.; and eight grandchildren.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Parthemore Funeral Home, 1303 Bridge St., New Cumberland, with the Rev. Timothy L. Hoffman officiating.

Burial with military honors will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, East Hanover Township, Lebanon County.

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

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

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G. Mary Perkins, 92, of Lower Paxton Township, formerly of Mt. Holly Springs, died Friday, Nov. 7, 1997 in Hershey Medical Center.
Born Nov. 16, 1904 in England, she was the widow of James Charles Perkins.

Mrs. Perkins was retired from the Board of National Missions Presbyterian Church, New York City, and also had been employed as a housekeeper for many area residents.

She was a member of Paxton Presbyterian Church, its Ladies Circle No. 2 and St. Mark's Luth- eran Church senior citizens' group.

Surviving are one daughter, Dorothy M. Boullianne of Harrisburg; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Barbara J. Scheiner.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Paxton Presbyterian Church with the Rev. John S. Hutchinson officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.

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

Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, Mt. Holly Springs, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Paxton Presbyterian Church, 3500 Sharon St., Harrisburg, Pa. 17111.

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Fannie S. Goodhart, 96, of Shippensburg Health Care Center, formerly of Walnut Bottom, died Friday, Nov. 7, 1997 in the center.
Born Oct. 20, 1901 in South Newton Township, she was a daughter of the late Abram and Edith Boughman Seavers.

Retired from Beistle Company, Shippensburg, she was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Walnut Bottom.

Surviving are two daughters, Miriam G. Mitten and M. Carolyn Walker, both of Walnut Bottom; one son, Jack D. Wyrick of Shippensburg; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, with the Rev. Deborah Heisley-Cato officiating. Burial will be in Rehobeth Ceme- tery, South Newton Township.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Rehobeth Cemetery Association, care of John Brannan, 411 W. Main St., Walnut Bottom, Pa. 17266.


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