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Charles Y. Petty Sr., 73, of Carlisle, died Saturday in the Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born June 14, 1924, he was the son of the late Ernest L. and Jessie Reggleton Petty.

He was a World War II veteran, having served in the Army Air Corps as a sergeant in the 949th Air Engineering Squadron 523rd Air Service Group. He was part of the Tuskegee experiment in World War II. Mr. Petty served in Africa, Sicily and Italy providing maintenance support for bombers flown by black pilots of the 332nd fighter group.

He was employed by the federal government at the Olmstead Air Force Base in Middletown until the base closed in 1965. He was then transferred to the Mechanicsburg Naval Supply Base where he retired in June 1981 after 38 years of government service.

After that he worked at the Robert Baish Auto Body Shop just south of Carlisle.

Mr. Petty was a member of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Carlisle. He also was a member of the Haines-Stackfield American Legion Post No. 826 in Carlisle.

Surviving is his wife, Betty M. Hinton Petty, to whom he was married for 51 years; two sons, Charles Y. Petty Jr. and Ernest L. Petty, both of Carlisle; three daughters, Charlotte L. Brock and Lisa M. Christopher, both of Carlisle, and Judith A. Smallwood of South Lake, Texas; a brother, Ernest L. Petty and a sister, Doris Petty, both of Harrisburg; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Yvette M. Petty, who died in 1970.

Funeral services will be Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 in Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Carlisle, with the Rev. Dr. William E. Jones Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the veterans section of the Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens in West Pennsboro Township.

Friends may call Wednesday afternoon at the church from noon until 1:30 p.m.

Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of arrangements.

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Walter E. Wolf, 80, of Forest Park Nursing Home and formerly of Dillsburg, died Thursday evening at the home.
Born Jan. 22, 1917 in Dillsburg, he was the son of the late George W. and Elda M. Wolf.

He was the widower of Grace I. Leathery Wolf.

He was a retired construction worker for Hempt Brothers for 50 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church.

Surviving are three daughters, Judith E. Floto-Cook, Harrisburg, Beverly J. Detter and Diane I. Barker, both of Dillsburg; one sister, Mary Moose, Doylestown, and two grandchildren.

Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Cocklin Funeral Home, Dillsburg, with the Rev. Troy Howell officiating. Burial will be in the Dillsburg Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be sent to Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church, 450 Chestnut Grove Rd., Dillsburg, 17019.

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Charlotte H. Strayer, 74, of 2536 Maclays Mill Road, Shippensburg, died Friday, Nov. 7, 1997 in the Chambersburg Hospital.
She was born Feb. 28, 1923, in Lewistown, Mifflin County. She was a daughter of the late Harold I. and Edythe E. Duck Harper. She was the widow of Raymond E. "Ditty" Strayer, who died Dec. 16, 1984.

She was a graduate of the Bryn Mawr Hospital School of Nursing and a 1940 graduate of the Yeagerstown High School.

She was employed by the Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, as an R.N. in the health clinic.

She was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of the Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post 223, Shippensburg, and a member of Memorial Lutheran Church, Shippensburg.

She is survived by her daughter, Wendy S. Tomczak, Shippensburg; a sister, Bernice Wagner, Shippensburg; a brother, Harold A. Harper, Lewistown; two grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Charlotte Zeigler and Patricia Strayer; and one sister.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Inc., Shippensburg, with the Rev. Bonnie B. Hoffman officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.

Viewing will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Amaranth Diabetes Fund, c/o Susie Vaughn, 116 James Lee Drive, Chambersburg, 17201; or to American Cancer Society Franklin County Unit, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, 17201.

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Richard E. Stoner, 80, of 824 Lisburn Road, Camp Hill, formerly of New Cumberland, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 1997, at Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.
Born Jan. 17, 1917, he was the son of the late Calvin R. and Bessie C. (Baer) Stoner.

Mr. Stoner was a retired owner/operator of Pierre's Cafe, Fairview Township and Lisburn General Store, Lisburn.

He was the current as well as past president of Fairview Township Lions Club where he was a Melvin Jones Fellow and was honored as a former Lion of the Year and for perfect attendance since 1954.

Stoner was also a member of William S. Snyder Lodge Number 756, Harrisburg; Harrisburg Consistory; Zembo Temple, Harrisburg; Cumberland County Shrine Club; social member of VFW Post 7415, New Cumberland; Mechanicsburg Club; Steelton Moose Lodge Number 382; and Fishing Creek Community Association, Fairview Township.

Surviving are his daughter, Suzanne Coffey of New Cumberland; a son, Richard E. Stoner II of Waynesboro, Va.; a sister, Freda B. Gastrock of Hyattsville, Md., a brother, Larry J. Stoner of New Cumberland; and two grandchildren.

Pastor John DeNicola, chaplain/director of the Woods at Cedar Run will officiate at service at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Township.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fairview Township Lions Club, c/o Arthur Shaffer, 855 Shaffer Drive, New Cumberland 17070.

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Janet O. Alleman, 67, of 9856 Upper Strasburg Road, Upper Strasburg died Saturday, Nov. 8, 1997 at Polyclinic Medical Center, Harrisburg.
Born May 2, 1930 in Pleasant Hall she was the daughter of the Late Lloyd and Clementine Brown Hoover.

A homemaker, she also worked at the Beistle Co., Shippensburg and for Knouse Foods, Chambersburg.

Mrs. Alleman was a member of Upper Strasburg United Methodist Church, a former Sunday school teacher and an assistant superintendent of the Junior Church.

Surviving are her husband of 49 years, Clifford S. Alleman of Upper Strasburg; two daughters, Teresa R. Alleman of Shippensburg; Trudy O. Alleman of Orrstown; and two granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by one sister.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg with the Rev. Earl F. Barrick officiating.

Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, Chambersburg.

Viewing will be held Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the funeral home and one hour prior to the services.

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Clyde L. Ash, 60, of 60 Rowpath Road, Duncannon died Sunday, Nov. 9, 1997 at Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg.
Born Nov. 11, 1936 in Rogers, Arkansas he was the son of the late Lee Clabern Ash.

He was a retired asbestos worker for Asbestos Workers Local 23; part-time employee of Keystone Auto Auction, Dauphin; former owner of Ash's Sales and Service; and a member of New Buffalo Christian and Missionary Alliance Church.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Sheetz Ash; four sons, Clayton H. Ash of Enola; Wesley E. Ash of Mechanicsburg; Vernon L. Ash of Meridian, Mississippi; Douglas C. Ash of Newport; his mother, Goldie M. Ash of Enola; two brothers, Jerry E. Ash of Enola; David P. Ash of Middletown; and nine grandchildren.

Services will be held Wednesday 11 a.m. at his church, R.D. 4 Duncannon.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Duncannon.

Viewing will be Tuesday 7 to 9 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 325 N. High St., Duncannon, and Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Pastor David Gouak will officiate.

Memorials may be made to his church, P.O. Box 110, New Buffalo, PA 17069.

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Esther Elizabeth Plummer, 73, of 162 E. Louther St., Carlisle, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 1997, at her home.
Born Sept. 19, 1924, in Carlisle, she was the daughter of the late George William and Ruth Dunkle Lippert Sr. and the widow of David M. Plummer.

Mrs. Plummer was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and was a charter member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary.

Surviving are a daughter, Patricia Howard of Carlisle; a granddaughter, Pamela Bear of Bloserville; a grandson, David Howard of Carlisle; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by two brothers Harry and George Lippert.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., with the Rev. Dr. Marlin L. Snider officiating.

Burial will be in Westminster Cemetery, North Middleton Township.

There will be no viewing, but friends may call at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until time of the service Wednesday.

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Charlotte H. Strayer, 74, of 2536 Maclay Mill Road, Shippensburg died Friday, Nov. 7, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.
Born Feb. 28, 1923 in Lewistown, Mifflin County, she was a daughter of the late Harold I. and Edythe E. Duck Harper.

An Army veteran of World War II, Mrs. Strayer was employed by Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, working in the Health Clinic as an registered nurse.

She was a graduate of the Bryn Mawr Hospital School of nursing and a 1940 graduate of the Yeagerstown High School.

Mrs. Strayer was a member of Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post 223, and of Memorial Lutheran Church, both in Shippensburg.

She was proceded in death by her husband, Raymond E. "Ditty" Strayer, who died Dec. 15, 1984; two daughters, Charlotte Zeigler and Patricia Strayer, and one sister.

She is survived by one daughter, Wendy S. Tomczak of Shippensburg; one sister, Bernice Wagner of Shippensburg; one brother, Harold A. Harper of Lewistown; two grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Bonnie B. Hoffman officiating.

Burial with military honors will be in Spring hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.

The viewing will be Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Amaranth Diabetes Fund, c/o Susie Vaughn, 116 James Lee Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201 or the American Cancer Society, Franklin County Unit, 452 East King Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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A memorial service for Louise Elizabeth Wilkins will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Elderly Day Activities, Fair Oaks School, 15 Oak Park Ave., Carlisle.
She was 81 years old when she died on Oct. 16, 1997. A resident of Carlisle since 1993, she moved here from Long Island, N.Y. to live with her youngest son, George Wilkins, and his family.

She was buried at Long Island National Cemetery on Nov. 7, 1997.

In addition to her son, George, she is survived by another son, Robert Wilkins of Alamogordo, N.M. and three grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Elder Day Activities, Fair Oaks School.

Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements.

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Walter E. Wolf, 80, of Forest Park Nursing Home and formerly of Dillsburg, died Thursday evening at the home.
Born Jan. 22, 1917, in Dillsburg, he was the son of the late George W. and Elda M. Wolf.

He was the widower of Grace I. Leathery Wolf.

He was a retired construction worker for Hempt Brothers for 50 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church.

Surviving are three daughters, Judith E. Floto-Cook, Harrisburg and Beverly J. Detter and Diane I. Barker, both of Dillsburg; a sister, Mary Moose, Doylestown, and two grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Cocklin Funeral Home, Dillsburg, with the Rev. Troy Howell officiating. Burial will be in Dillsburg Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be sent to Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church, 450 Chestnut Grove Road, Dillsburg 17019.
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Katherine Yufer, 82, of R. 220 Church St., Mill Hall, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 1997 in Williamsport.
Born Sept. 3, 1915 in Maynard, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Boyd and Minnie Guritz Allen. She was married Dec. 12, 1936 to John H. Yufer, who died March 1, 1978.

She attended Mill Hall United Methodist Church.

She was a homemaker and had worked at Piper Aircraft during W.W. II and at General Armature for several years following the war.

She was a member of the Mill Hall Fire Company Auxiliary and also enjoyed playing cards, painting and hooking rugs.

Survivors include two sons, Allan R. Yufer of Mill Hall and William H. Yufer of Carlisle; one sister, Adeline Leone of RR 4, Mill Hall; three brothers, Elmer Allen of Lock Haven, Calvin L. Allen of RR 3, Mill Hall, and Robert L. Allen of Williamsport; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall, with the Rev. Bethany Wood officiating.

Burial will be in the Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lock Haven Rd.

Friends may call Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. The Mill Hall Fire Co. Auxiliary will hold a memorial service at 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Nursing Service of Clinton County, 124 Woodward Ave., Lock Haven, Pa., 17745; or the Mill Hall United Methodist Church, S. Water St., Mill Hall, Pa., 17751.

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Walter Bertram Sr., 77, of Dillsburg died Sunday at home.
He was born Oct. 2, 1920 in Germany, a son of the late Frederick and Rose Bertram. He was the widower of Evelyn and Dorothy Bertram.

He was a member of Shepherdstown United Methodist Church and was an Army veteran of WW II.

Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Walter and Mary Bertram, and his daughter and son-in-law, Arlene and Jim Bosserman, all of Dillsburg; a brother, Ernest Bertram of Toms River, N.J.; and two grandsons, Christian and Stephen Bertram.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in his church with the Rev. James. C. Bonsell officiating. Burial will be in Grantham Memorial Cemetery, Upper Allen Township.

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

Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to Shepherdstown United Methodist Church, 1934 S. York St., Mechanicsburg, Pa., 17055.

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Franklin S. Rhinehart, 74, of 107 Oxford Rd., Gardners died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1997 at Carlisle Hospital.
Arrangements will be announced by the Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs when complete.

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Nancy Fluke Cryder, 43, of 6 Sandy Hill Rd., Hummelstown, died Monday, Nov. 10, 1997 in Harrisburg Hospital.
She was employed at Sprint as a data base administrator.

She was a graduate of Huntingdon High School, where she was a member of the Class of 1971, and received her bachelors and masters degrees from Shippensburg University. She was a member of N.E.N.A. and the Theta Kappa Sorority at Shippensburg University.

Surviving are her husband, Steven P. Cryder of Hummelstown, and her daughter, Michelle A. Cryder at home; her parents, Frederick C. Fluke and DeLois Houston Fluke of Huntingdon; her brother, David F. Fluke of Carlisle; her father-in-law, Franklin P. Cryder and her mother-in-law, Blanche Y. Cryder, both of Hummelstown.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Jesse H. Geigle Funeral Home Inc., Harrisburg.

Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg.

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

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Franklin S. Rhinehart, 74, of 107 Oxford Rd., Gardners passed away Tuesday morning, Nov. 11, 1997 at the Carlisle Hospital.
He was born Sept. 25, 1923 in Adams County to the late Paul and Alice Starner Rhinehart.

He was retired from the former C.H. Masland and Son Co. with 32 years of service. He attended the Mt. Holly Springs Church of God.

A WW II Army veteran and a recipient of the Purple Heart, he was a member of the VFW 7343, American Legion 674 and the Eagles 1299.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys E. Minich Rhinehart; two sons, Franklin S. Jr. of Boiling Springs and Charles P. Sr. of Gardners; two daughters, Constance G. Sheriff of Gardners and Alice B. Frey of York Springs; nine grandchildren and one step-grandchild; three sisters, Charlotte Steigleman of Carlisle, Isabelle Cassel of Shippensburg, and Alice Cornman of Mt. Holly Springs.

He was predeceased by four brothers, Ralph, Walter, Harold and Paul; and two sisters, Pearl Bevins and Catherine Rhinehart.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the church with the Rev. Richard Reese officiating.

Interment will be in the Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, West Pennsboro Township.

Viewing is Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs and at the church Friday from 1 to 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church at 14 Fairfield St., Mt. Holly Springs, Pa., 17065.

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George H. Enyeart, 75, of Harrisburg died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1997 in the V.A. Medical Center, Lebanon.
He was born Aug. 7, 1922 in Williamsburg, the son of Harry and Rella M. Stouteagle Enyeart.

He served in the United States Air Force during WW II.

He was an employed as a laborer.

Survivors include four sisters, Evelyn E. Franklin of Newville, Naomi Ramp of Shermansdale, Reba W. Barrick of Carlisle, and Sara E. Aurant of Jerusalem, Israel; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family at the Egger Funeral Home, Newville. Burial will be Friday at the Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the V.A. Medical Center, Hospice Center, Lebanon, Pa., 17042.

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Charles E. Gitt Sr., of 523 Chestnut St., Mt. Holly Springs died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1997 in the Forest Park Health Center in Carlisle.

Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs will announce the arrangements when complete.

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Charles E. Gitt Sr., 79, of 523 Chestnut St., Mt. Holly Springs passed away Tuesday evening, Nov. 11, 1997 at the Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle.
He was born January 7, 1918 in Mt. Holly Springs to the late Jesse and Mabel Shearer Gitt.

He graduated from the Carlisle High School with the Class of 1937. He was an electrician. A former employee of Middletown Air Depot during WW II, he was employed by the former Otto's Hardware for 33 years and recently employed by the Cochran & Allen in Carlisle and Mt. Holly Springs with 10 years service.

He was a member of the Mt. Holly Springs Evangelical Lutheran Church, the National Railway Assoc. of Philadelphia, and the Mt. Holly Springs Citizens Fire Co.

Survivors include his wife, Pearl M. Gitt; one daughter, Leilani Stamm of Mt. Holly Springs; three sons, Charles E. Jr. and Kirk A., both of Mt. Holly Springs, and Tyrone K. of Camp Hill; one brother, Landis Gitt of Boiling Springs; one sister, Elizabeth Gitt of Mt. Holly Springs; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a brother, Irwin Gitt, and two granddaughters.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in his church with the Rev. Michael L. Lozano officiating.

Interment in the Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.

Viewing will be Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in his church.

Memorial contributions may be made to his church at 602 McLand Dr., Mt. Holly Springs, Pa., 17065.

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Earl Dewain Hern, 56, of Boiling Springs, formerly of Atkins, Ark., died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997 in St. Mary's Hospital, Russellville, Ark.
Born Sept. 18, 1941 in Atkins, Ark., he was a son of Viva Hern Boyd of Springfield, Ark., and the late Wilburn E. Hern.

Mr. Hern was a retired chief warrant officer of 23 years and a Vietnam veteran of the U.S. Army. His last duty station was at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle.

He was a 25-year member of Atkins Masonic Lodge No. 172 and past master of Hands Across the Main Lodge No. 879 of the American-Canadian Grand Lodge.

In addition to his mother, surviving are his wife, Sandra Warren Hern of Boiling Springs; his stepfather, Earl Boyd of Springfield, Ark.; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Dennis (Joni) of Korea and Lance of Atkins; one daughter, Dedra of Largo, Fla.; one stepdaughter and her husband, Rebecca (Pat) Tsotigh of Norman, Okla.; one sister, Paulette Sage of Jacksonville, Ark.; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; his mother-in-law and step-father-in-law, Alta and Thomas Kurtz of Boiling Springs; a sister-in-law, Kristy Nyce of Norristown; and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by a son, Earl Dewain Hern Jr.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Atkins Assembly of God Church, with the Rev. Dwight Craig officiating. Burial will be in Atkins City Cemetery.

Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the church.

Lemley Funeral Service, Atkins, Ark., is handling arrangements.

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Georgia L. Cromleigh, 102, of Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Carlisle, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997 at the Center.
Born Jan. 26, 1895 in Carlisle, she was a daughter of the late Edward T. and Elizabeth G. Mountz Doyle and the widow of Edward E. Cromleigh.

She was a lifelong member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Carlisle.

Surviving are her daughter, Elizabeth Roney of Cocoa, Fla.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Richard A. Ruff officiating.

Burial will be in Westminster Cemetery, North Middleton Township.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 375 Claremont Dr., Carlisle 17013; or to St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 201 W. Louther St., Carlisle 17013.

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Daniel A. Filippelli, 68, of Mechanicsburg died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997 in his home.
Born May 3, 1929 in Harrisburg, he was a son of the late Daniel G. and Katherine Bixler Filippelli.

Retired from the former Harrisburg Steel Company, Mr. Filippelli was a graduate of Cumberland Valley High School.

He was a member of Carlisle Fraternal Order of Eagles, American Legion Post 109 of Mechanicsburg, West Shoremen Senior Drum and Bugle Corps, and was an Army veteran of WW II.

Survivors include his wife, Katherine Ann Filippelli; two sons, Anthony J. of Summerdale and Rodney J. of Virginia Beach, Va.; one daughter, Frances Rose Kishbach of Carlisle; one sister, Frances M. Dougherty of Mechanicsburg; and four grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Myers Funeral Home, 37 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. J. Ronald Smith officiating.

Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Camp Hill.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Eagle Foundation, c/o Cumberland Valley School District, 6746 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, Pa., 17055.

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Margaret Elizabeth Yoder, 73, formerly of 7878 US Highway 522, South McVeytown, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997 in William Penn Nursing Home, Lewistown.
Born Sept. 10, 1924 in Oliver Township, Mifflin County, she was a daughter of the late James Sr. and Josephine Dunmire Stewart.

A 1943 graduate of the former McVeytown-Oliver High School, Mrs. Yoder retired in 1984 from Standard Steel with 36 years of service.

She was a member of McVeytown Presbyterian Church and its Builders Sunday School class.

Surviving are her husband of 48 years, Clyde W. Yoder; one son, Gregory M. of Lewistown; one brother, Robert Stewart of McVeytown; two sisters, Kay Peterson of Lewistown and Sara Jane Rebuck of Boalsburg; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, James Stewart Jr. and Philip Stewart; and two sisters, Lois Moist and Grace Yeakley.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in McVeytown Presbyterian Church, 5 N. Queen St., McVeytown, with the Rev. Jeanette E. Rapp officiating. Burial will be in Mattawanna Cemetery.

Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday in the Memorial Room of the church.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to her church, P.O. Box 323, McVeytown, Pa., 17051.

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Alma P. Smith, 82, of 1 Longsdorf Way, Carlisle, formerly of Gardners died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997 at Cumberland Crossings Retirement Community, Carlisle.
She was born Nov. 13, 1914 in Penington, Wisconsin, a daughter of the late Argo A. and Dorothy E. Miller Farrar.

She was a seasonal employee of the former C. H. Musselman Co., Gardners and also Knouse Foods Coop. Inc., Peach Glen for many years.

She was a member of Harmony Bethel Church of God, R.D. 1, Dillsburg.

Her husband, Chester W. Smith, died in 1995.

She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn S. Gaither of Biglerville; one son, Larry W. Smith of York Springs; one sister, Elizabeth A. Farrar of Gettysburg; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was also predeceased by one grandson.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Dugan Funeral Home, Inc., 111 S. Main St., Bendersville with the Rev. John W. Good officiating. Interment will be in Biglerville Cemetery.

A viewing will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Annabelle Brinkley Mick, 80, of Kingman, Ariz. and formerly of Lemoyne, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1997 in Kingman Regional Medical Center, Kingman, Ariz.
She was born Dec. 20, 1917 in Lemoyne to the late Henry and Enola Bryem Brinkley.

She was a retired registered nurse and a member of D.A.V. Chapter #10, Kingman, Ariz.

She is survived by two daughters, Melanie Rogers and Liana Mick, both of Kingman, Ariz.; one brother, H. Gilbert Brinkley of Florida; two granddaughters; and two great-granddaughters.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Friday in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Township, with the Rev. Timothy R. Baer, pastor of Fishing Creek Salem United Methodist Church, Etters, officiating.

Viewing will be from 1 to 1:45 p.m. Friday in the Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland.

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Mary Myers Booton Kelly, 65, of New Cumberland died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1997 in her home.
Born Dec. 23, 1931 in Princeton, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Margaret Hoke Myers.

Mrs. Kelly was a retired assembler from Berg Electronics Inc., Fairview Township.

She was a member of Baughman Memorial United Methodist Church, VFW Post 7415 Auxiliary, and a social member of American Legion Post 143, all of New Cumberland.

Surviving are her husband, Bernard J. Kelly; three sons, Patrick Booton of Dauphin, Thomas Booton of Nashville, Tenn., and William Booton of New Cumberland; one stepson, John P. Kelly of Stratford, Conn.; one daughter, Mary M. Crawley of Shelbyville, Tenn.; one stepdaughter, Elizabeth Ann Wisk of Tucson, Ariz.; one brother, Daniel Myers of Harrisburg; three sisters, Dorothy Weiser of Las Vegas, Nev., Ethyleen Short of Camp Hill and Molly Ward of Duncannon; seven grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Parthemore Funeral Home, 1303 Bridge St., New Cumberland, with the Rev. Robert A. Graybill officiating.

Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Hanover Township, Lebanon County.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Pinnacle Health Hospice, 3705 Elmwood Drive, Harrisburg, Pa., 17110.

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Pearl Elizabeth Alice Barrick, 93, of Cumberland Crossings and formerly of Newville Rd., Carlisle died Thursday, Nov. 13, 1997 in the nursing home.
Born Sept. 14, 1904 in Newville, she was the daughter of the late Walter F. and Minnie F. Lehman Kramer, and the widow of Walter J. Barrick.

She was a member of the St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Newville where she was the first baby baptized in the church. She was a Sunday School teacher in the church and a member of Farm Woman Group No. 7, Cumberland County.

Surviving are one son, Walter S. Barrick of Carlisle; one daughter, Martha Markley of Carlisle; one brother, Carroll Kramer of Carlisle; two sisters, Alma Line and Martha Brown, both of Carlisle; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three daughters, Mildred Barrick, Valeria Barrick and Louella McGarvey.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Upper Frankford, with the Rev. Sterlen Sheaffer officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 210 Brick Church Rd., Newville, Pa., 17241.

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Jeffrey Allen Brown, 40, of 11 Sulphur Springs Road, Duncannon, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 1997 at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md.
Born in Harrisburg, he was a retired employee of New Cumberland Army Depot. He attended St. Thomas United Church of Christ, Linglestown and was a graduate of Central Dauphin High School and Harrisburg Area Community College.

He is survived by his parents, Frank and Marcia Kiner Brown of Duncannon.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Local arrangements are by Ronald Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon.

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Albert B. Pooler, 89, of Millsboro, Del. and formerly of New Cumberland, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 1997 in Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md.
Born Jan. 17, 1908 in Altoona to the late Harry and Agnes Pooler. he was the owner and operator of Pooler's Grocery Store, Eighth and Bridge streets, New Cumberland. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, New Cumberland.

He is survived by his wife, Erma I. Deibler Pooler; two daughters, Joan Piccerillo of Pen Argyl and Linda Parhan of New Cumberland; three sons, Albert R. of Austin, Texas, Douglas A. of Ft. Wayne, Ind. and James G. Sr. of Dover; 19 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held 2 p.m. Monday in Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland with his grandson, James G. Pooler Jr., officiating.

Viewing will be from 1 p.m. until time of service Monday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, Capital Region Division, 1019 Mumma Road, Suite 200, Wormleysburg 17043.

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Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville, for Nicholas David Robinson, infant son of Eric M. and Chastity G. Yocum Robinson of Elliottsburg RR 1.
He died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997 in Hershey Medical Center.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, April M. and Tori L., both at home; paternal grandparents, David and Sharon Robinson of Elliottsburg; maternal grandparents, Robert and Pauline Swartz of Ickesburg; paternal great-grandparents, Paul and Althea Robinson of Loysville; maternal great-grandparents, John and Pauline Klinger of Elliottsburg; paternal great-great-grandmother, Eleanor Robinson of Mt. Joy; and maternal great-great-grandparents, Catherine Klinger of Elliottsburg and Gladys Hoffman of Millerstown.

The Rev. Michael A. Zang will officiate at Sunday's services. Burial will be in Centre Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Loysville RR #1.

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

Memorial contributions can be made to Ronald McDonald House, 745 W. Governor's Road, Hershey 17033.

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Louise Fleiszbein "Frenchy" Scandrol, 62, of 1519 Kathryn St., New Cumberland, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.
Born April 27, 1935 in Paris, France to the late Morris and Zenta Dzik Fleiszbein, she was a vendor for McCormick Spice Co. and an avid bingo player.

She was a member of Temple Beth Shalom, Mechanicsburg; VFW Post 7415 Ladies Auxiliary and American Legion Post 143 Ladies Auxiliary, both of New Cumberland; and Steelton Moose Lodge Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband, Samuel R. Scandrol; a son, Eric S. of New Cumberland; two daughters, Valerie C. Scandrol and Patricia A. Wilson, both of Richfield; a stepson, Phillpe Scandrol of Bordeaux, France; a sister, Claire Ross of Skokie, Ill.; three brothers, Joseph, Jacque and Felix Fleiszbein, all of Paris, France; and five grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Lebanon County, with Rabbi Cari Choper officiating.

Friends will be received at Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday. Shiva observance will begin at the family's residence immediately following services.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 5020 Ritter Road, Suite 106, Mechanicsburg 17055 or to the American Cancer Society, Capital Region Unit, 1500 N. 2nd St., Harrisburg 17102-2527.

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Funeral services for Dorothea A. Leber Walsh, 83, of Woodcrest Villa, Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, and formerly of Loysville, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Lebanon United Church of Christ, Loysville.
She died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997 in Essa Flory Hospice Center, Lancaster.

Born Aug. 28, 1914 in Scranton to the late Wilhelm and Dorothea A. Steinecke Leber, she was the widow of John J. Walsh.

She was a member of Lebanon United Church of Christ.

Surviving are a son, Dick J. Walsh of Waynesboro; a daughter, Dianne W. Nesbitt of Strasburg; and four grandchildren.

The Rev. E. Levain Fouse will officiate at services. Burial will be in Restland Cemetery, Loysville.

Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the church. Arrangements are being handled by Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville.

Memorial contributions can be made to her church.

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Helen K. Garman, 72, of 116 Forge Road, Boiling Springs, died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997 in Hershey Medical Center, Derry Township, Dauphin County.
Born Aug. 30, 1925 in Cumberland County, she was a daughter of the late Pedro and Helen Dunlap Kammerer.

A graduate of the former Newville High School and the former Carlisle Commercial College, Mrs. Garman was a retired secretary for South Middleton School District.

She was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Boiling Springs, South Middleton Township Fire Company Auxiliary, Boiling Springs Golden Age Club, Carlisle Chapter of American Association of Retired Persons, Carlisle Fish and Game and the Old Bellaire Chapter of Order of Eastern Star, Carlisle.

Surviving are her husband, William Garman; one daughter, Ketrin Varner of Enhaut-Steelton; three sons, William of Yoe, Benjamin of Boiling Springs and John of Newtown; one sister, Emily Graham of Carlisle; two brothers, Fred and Frank Kammerer, both of Newville; and nine grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday in her church at Second and Walnut streets, Boiling Springs, with the Rev. Carolyn S. DeStephano officiating.

Private burial will be held in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.

There will be no viewing or visitation. Ronan Funeral Home, South Middleton Township, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to her church, P.O. Box 44, Boiling Springs, Pa. 17007.

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Lester R. Rockey, 85, formerly of 318 Geary Ave., New Cumberland, died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997 in Thornwald Nursing Home, Carlisle.
Born Aug. 10, 1912 in Warrington Township, York County, he was a son of the late Wayne L. and Addie Fager Rockey. He was the widower of Gladys S. Rockey.

A graduate of New Cumberland High School and Texas A&I, Mr. Rockey was a retired health and physical education teacher for West Shore School District. He also had taught in Newport and Saxton.

He was in charge of New Cumberland playgrounds and prepared the fields for baseball games for New Cumberland Town Team.

He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, its Men's Bible Class and Cumberland County Democrats.

Surviving are two sons, Wayne M. of Dover, N.H., and Donald L. of Carlisle; one daughter, Louann M. of New Cumberland; and four grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Trinity United Methodist Church, Fourth and Bridge streets, New Cumberland, with the Rev. Carl F. Peterson officiating. Burial will be in Emmanual Cemetery, Lewisberry.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Stone and Murray Funeral Home, 408 Third St., New Cumberland.

Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.

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Violet Fasnacht, 95, formerly of 111 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg, died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997 in Thornwald Nursing Home, Carlisle.
Born May 5, 1902, she was a daughter of the late Clinton and Ephiah Felker. She was the widow of Andrew J. Fasnacht.

She was the oldest member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Mechanicsburg.

Surviving are two daughters, Ruth Rishel of Wellsville and Betty Sunday of Mechanicsburg.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 626 Williams Grove Road, Mechanicsburg.

Burial will be in Spring Creek Cemetery, Hershey. Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Altzheimers Disease and Related Disorders, South Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 600 N. 12th St., Lemoyne, Pa. 17043.

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Violet Fasnacht, 95, formerly of 111 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg, died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997 in Thornwald Nursing Home, Carlisle.
Born May 5, 1902, she was a daughter of the late Clinton and Ephiah Felker. She was the widow of Andrew J. Fasnacht.

She was the oldest member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Mechanicsburg.

Surviving are two daughters, Ruth Rishel of Wellsville and Betty Sunday of Mechanicsburg.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 626 Williams Grove Road, Mechanicsburg.

Burial will be in Spring Creek Cemetery, Hershey. Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Altzheimers Disease and Related Disorders, South Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 600 N. 12th St., Lemoyne, Pa. 17043.

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Memorial services for the Rev. Herbert W. Jones, 78, of Cambridge, Md., will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in St. Stephens Lutheran Church in Upton.
He died Thursday, Nov. 13, 1997 in Glasgow Nursing Home, Cambridge, Md.

Born Aug. 17, 1919 in Atlanta, Ga., he was a son of the late Ludford Cahoon and Gertrude Neal Jones.

The Rev. Jones was raised in Baltimore and attended public schools there. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1946.

He earned a B.S. degree from West Texas State University in 1949 and his divinity degrees from Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary in Gettysburg. From 1956 until retirement in 1985, he was affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and served churches in Maryland, Indiana and Pennsylvania.

The Rev. Jones was a member and former chaplain of Eureka Masonic Lodge in Sharpsburg, Md., and a member of the Lions Club in Sharpsburg. He was also honored for his service to the Jaycees of Winchester, Ind.

Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Eunice Williams Jones; one daughter, Carroll E. Margulies of Arnold, Md.; one son, Stephen W. of Chambersburg; one sister, Shirley Callahan of Woodlawn, Md.; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The Rev. Alan R. Wilson will officiate Thursday. Thomas Funeral Home, Cambridge, Md., is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Stephens Lutheran Church, Upton, Pa.

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Alice Eugenia Sierotowicz, 79, of Ocala, Fla., formerly of New Cumberland, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997 at Marion Regional Medical Center in Ocala.
Born June 20, 1918 in Providence, R.I., she was the daughter of the late John J. and Mary Ann (Martin) Sheehan.

A World War II Army veteran, Mrs. Sierotowicz was a retired registered nurse.

She was a member of Our Lady of the Springs Catholic Church in Ocala and a former member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in New Cumberland.

Surviving are her husband, Joseph Sierotowicz; two sons, Joseph Jr. of York and Stanley of Mechanicsburg; three daughters, Mary Ann Starr of Houston, Tex., Carolyn N. Nilsen of Clementon, N.J., and Frances Sierotowicz of Blackwood, N.J.; and seven grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Resurrection Cemetery in West Hanover Township.

Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Parthemore Funeral Home, 1303 Bridge St., New Cumberland.

Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.

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Elsie S. Franciscus of Forest Park Health Center, 700 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, will announce arrange- ments when complete.


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