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Caleb "Cab" Samuel Bloser, 84, formerly of Carlisle, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 1997 in Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Middlesex Township.
Born May 1, 1913 in Newburg, he was a son of the late Samuel R. and Bessie V. Foltz Bloser and resided most of his life in the Carlisle area.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army as a technical sergeant with the 867th Ordnance Heavy Automotive Maintenance Company. He served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater.
A retired employee of the Book of the Month Club in Mechanicsburg, he was a member of the First Church of God in Carlisle, where he was a member of Men's Bible Class 11.
He is survived by a son, Jack C. Bloser of Carlisle; two half-sisters, Velva Gettel and Ruth Stouffer, both of Newville; a grandson; and a granddaughter.
Graveside services and burial will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in Westminister Cemetery, North Middleton Township, with the Rev. D. Alan Mathna officiating.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
There will be no viewing or visitation.

Services for Gerald W. Evans, 72, of Dillsburg, will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Myers Funeral Home, 37 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg.
He died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 1997 in Harrisburg Hospital.
Born June 25, 1925 in Johnstown, he was a son of the late William W. and Hilda Bloomburg Evans.
Mr. Evans was a retired civil engineer, working most recently for Hampden Township.
A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Dillsburg VFW.
Surviving are several nephews, nieces and cousins.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown. There will be no viewing.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Humane Society of Harrisburg, West Shore Shelter, Sinclair and Eppley roads, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.

Carl J. Gerber, 69, of 20 Garland Court, Carlisle, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, will announce funeral arrangements when complete.

Funeral services for Nancy J. Kendall, 65, 239 Shippensburg Mobile Estates, Shippensburg, will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg.
She died Saturday, Nov. 29, 1997 at home.
Born Aug. 26, 1932 in South Newton Township, she was a daughter of the late Harvey O. and Elva G. Smetzer Heefner.
Retiring in 1989 from the Newville Shoe Co., she was a member of Mainsville United Brethren Church.
She is survived by her husband, Dale E. Kendall Sr.; a son, Dale E. Kendall Jr. of Shippensburg; two daughters, Betty E. Martin and Linda D. Brown, both of Shippensburg; two brothers, Donald O. Heefner and Harold E. Heefner, both of Shippensburg; three sisters, Catherine Johnson and Grace Coy, both of Shippensburg, and Beatrice Hershey of Enola; and three grandchildren.
The Rev. Daniel H. Kerchner will officiate at Wednesday's services. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Quincy Township.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Memorial services for Michael L. Nelson Sr., 46, of 317 Clearfield Ave., Middletown, will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg.
He died Friday, Nov. 28, 1997 in Harrisburg Hospital.
Born May 11, 1951 in Carlisle, he is a son of Helen R. Calaman Nelson, Lurgan and the late Vance E. Nelson.
A 1969 graduate of Shippensburg Area Senior High School, he was employed by Fruehauf Corp., Middletown.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by a son, Michael L. Nelson Jr. of Harrisburg; a daughter, Kimberly Briggs of Hershey; a brother, Robert E. Nelson of Columbia; a sister, Betty A. Sommerville of Shippensburg; and one grandchild.
The Rev. Ernest N. Rumbaugh Jr. will officiate at Wednesday's services. Private burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 3:30 until 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Dallas H. Carbaugh, 87, a resident of the Clairmont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Carlisle and formerly of Chambersburg, died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997 in the center.
Born Dec. 6, 1909 in Shippensburg Township, she was a daughter of the late William and Daisy Seavers Hippensteel and the widow of Charles W. Carbaugh, who died in 1983
Before retiring, she had been employed at Shirtcraft Co., Shippensburg, H. J. Heinz Co. and Knouse Foods, both of Chambersburg.
Mrs. Carbaugh was a member of Open Door Church, Chambersburg.
She is survived by a brother, David B. Hippensteel of Shippensburg; one granddaughter; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Charles G. Carbaugh.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg, with the Rev. Arthur E. Brown officiating.
Burial will be in Norland Cemetery, Greene Township.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m.
 

Services for Marion Fay Cohick, 87, resident of the Church of God Home, Carlisle, and formerly of Mechanicsburg, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.
She died Sunday, Nov. 30, 1997 at the home.
Born Nov. 6, 1910 in Westminster, Md., she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Ida Sterner Peterman.
A graduate of Mechanicsburg High School, she was a member of Camp Hill Church of God and the Order of Eastern Star, Trio Chapter 544, Mechanicsburg.
Surviving are her husband of 61 years, the Rev. Donald M. Cohick; three daughters, Donna Noss of Camp Hill, Barbara Rovenolt of Carlisle and Sandra Mansberger of New Cumberland; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Richard F. Shover will officiate at Wednesday's services. Burial will be in Westminster Cemetery.
Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Forever Caring Fund, Church of God Home, 801 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013.
 

Mass of Christian burial for Joseph R. Colarusso, 72, of Hampden Township, will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday in Blessed Katherine Drexel Catholic Church.
He died Sunday, Nov. 30, 1997 at his residence.
Born July 2, 1925 in New York City, he was the son of the late Joseph and Virginia DeOrio Colarusso.
Retired as president of Pomeroy's Department Stores, he was a graduate of Fordham University in New York. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in World War II and Korea, and was a member of Blessed Katherine Drexel Catholic Church. 
Surviving are his wife, Louise A. Henricks Colarusso; three sons, Thomas H. of Chicago, Ill., Michael J. of Pittsburgh and John P. of Ambler; a daughter, Susan M. Saldo of New York City; a sister, Maria Kurkowski of Douglaston, N.Y.; and eight grandchildren.
The Rev. James R. O'Brien will be celebrant at Thursday's mass. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the church. Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be made to his church, P.O. Box 2468, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.
 

Funeral services for Russell E. Dehart, 72, of 734 Mickey Inn Lane, Chambersburg, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg.
He died Friday, Nov. 28, 1997 in Harrisburg Hospital.
Born March 13, 1925 in Fayetteville, he was the son of the late Cleveland G. and Hazel E. Mull Dehart.
He retired in 1990 from T. B. Woods, where he worked for 43 years as a warehouseman.
Surviving are his wife, Stella O. Foore Dehart; a daughter, Glenda F. Picking of Chambersburg; two sons, Russell W. Dehart of Fayetteville and Terry L. Dehart of Chambersburg; a brother, Carl F. Dehart of Fayetteville; five sisters, Dorothy Swanger and Evelyn Knable of Chambersburg, Charolotte Gilbert and Shirley Tolbert of Fayetteville and Julia Acker of Bridgeville, Del.; six granchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Grover C. Dehart and Lester Dehart.
The Rev. Clarence W. DeHart will officiate at Wednesday's services. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home.
 

A memorial service for Carol "Bill" J. Gerber, 69, of 20 Garland Court, Carlisle, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Second Presbyterian Church, Carlisle.
He died Sunday, Nov. 30, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born May 4, 1928 in Grantham, he was the son of the late Bruce and Alma Sterner Gerber. He was a sales representative for PPG Industries for over 35 years. 
A graduate of Mechanicsburg High School, he was a member of Second Presbyterian Church, Carlisle.
Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Dorris M. Bricker Gerber; a son, Carl J. Gerber II of Carlisle; a brother, Harold B. Gerber of Mechanicsburg; a grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
The Rev. James A. Gilchrist, John L. Larson and James J. Ferguson will officiate at Wednesday's service. Burial will be in the Mechanicsburg Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
The family will receive friends Wednesday following the memorial service at the church. Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be made to Second Presbyterian Church, 528 Garland Drive, Carlisle, PA 17013.
 

Wayne Laban Hawbaker, 55, of 17839 Cedar Ave., Fannettsburg, died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.
Born Nov. 17, 1942 in Shippensburg, he was a son of the Rev. Laban G. and Mary C. Staver Hawbaker of Chambersburg.
He retired in October 1996 from Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, where he worked for 14 years. Earlier in his life he worked for the York Bank and Trust Co. and Rutter's Dairy, both of York.
A 1960 graduate of Northeastern High School, Manchester, he served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam as a medic with the 1st Cavalry Division in 1963 and 1964. He received the Vietnam Service Medal and Expert Rifle Medal.
He was a member of Criders Church of the Brethren, Chambersburg; Durff-Kuhn VFW Post 6168, Shippensburg; and James McCartney American Legion Post 232, Dry Run.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann Hedge Hawbaker; a brother, Ray F. Hawbaker of St. Thomas; and three sisters, Margaret Klinger of York, Berniece Bartle of Waynesboro and Sharon Lehner of Chambersburg.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg, with the Rev. Jaye M. Bartle officiating.
Burial will be in Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Taylor Township, Fulton County. Graveside military services will be conducted by the Shippensburg VFW and American Legion posts.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, Franklin County Unit, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.
 

Funeral services for Nathaniel E. Pease Sr., 80, of 917 Nixon Drive, Mechanicsburg, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg.
He died Sunday, Nov. 30, 1997 at home. 
Born Nov. 5, 1917, the son of the late Phillip and Sally Murray Pease and the widower of Esther Pease, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
He was retired from the Pennsylvania Railroad and Wilcox Forging Co., Mechanicsburg.
Mr. Pease was a member of VFW Post 6704, American Legion Post 109 and Disabled American Veterans, all of Mechanicsburg.
He is survived by a son, Nathaniel E. Jr. of Etters; two daughters, Sandra L. Fisher of New Cumberland and Esther Boose of Dillsburg; a brother, Neal of Mechanicsburg; a sister, Ainslee Geesey of Mechanicsburg; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Charles R. Burgard will officiate at Wednesday's services. Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.
Burial will be in Trindle Spring Cemetery, Silver Spring Township.
 

Funeral services were held today at 10 a.m. in Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Chambersburg, for retired Maj. Robert A. Bob Rynn, 81, of 44 Surrey Drive, Chambersburg.
He died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 1997 at his home.
Born Feb. 9, 1916 in Blackstone, Mass., he was the son of the late John J. and Annie J. McGinley Rynn.
He retired from the U.S. Army in September 1963 after achieving the rank of major. He served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.
Maj. Rynn was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Chambersburg.
He is survived by his wife, Helene V. Tricario Rynn; two sons, Patrick J. of Hagerstown, Md. and Maj. Philip G. of Camp Lejeune, N.C.; two daughters, Veronica A. Gerber of Westport, Conn. and Kathleen M. Mayer of Zwelbrucken, Germany; two sisters, Mary G. Mailloux and Anna T. Lavallee of Woonsocket, R.I.; and six grandchildren.
The Rev. Daniel F. Lawler officiated at today's funeral services. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, where members of Charles M. Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW of Chambersburg will conduct a military graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of The Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Jean C. Sanderson of Carlisle died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997 in the Todd Nursing Home, Carlisle.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover Street, Carlisle, will announce arrangements when complete.

A memorial service for Dorothy J. Smith, 67, of 44 Obsidian Drive, Chambersburg, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at Abington Congregational Church, Abington, Conn.
She died Thursday, Nov. 27, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.
Born April 12, 1930 in New Hampshire, she was the daughter of the late Carl E. Harriman and Dorothy J. Story Harriman and the widow of Royal E. Smith.
She was a librarian for more than 30 years at Abington Social Library, Abington, Conn.
Mrs. Smith was a member of Wolf Den Grange and VFW Ladies Auxillary in Connecticut and the Coyle Friends of Chambersburg. She was a volunteer at the Toy Mission in Chambersburg.
Surviving are a daughter, Lt. Col. Carla J. Smith of Chambersburg; a sister, Sally Johnso of, Pomfret, Conn.; and a brother, Ed Harriman of Milton, N.H.
The Rev. Peter W. Murday will officiate at Friday's service. Burial will be in Abington Cemetery, Abington, Conn.
Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Royal and Dorothy Memorial Book Fund, c/o Abington Social Library, Hampton Road, Abington, CT 08230.

Allen R. Clark, 63, of Camp Hill and formerly of Lemoyne, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital.
Born May 17, 1934 in Mt. Union, Huntingdon County, he was the son of the late James L. and Mary Burke Clark and the widower of Dorothy Mae Clark,
He was chief deputy coroner for Cumberland County since 1983 and became the county's first full-time deputy coroner in 1992.
Mr. Clark also was a former account executive for Motorola Inc., a licensed private investigator, and Hampden Township's second police chief.
"I've known him 30 years," said Michael Norris, county coroner. "It was sudden, unexpected."
Norris said he has worked with Clark since the two were with the Hampden Township police department in the late 1960s.
Mr. Clark graduated from both Lemoyne High School and The FBI Academy in Quantico, Va. He also was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, serving in Korea.
He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Coroner's Association; Cumberland County Law Enforcement Officers Association; past president and life member of Hampden Township Ambulance Association; past president of Cumberland Valley Jim Beam Club; and was active in various bowling leagues at Trindle Bowl, Mechanicsburg.
He is survived by a daughter, Lisa A. Byers of Hummelstown; three sons, James W. and Douglas A. of Mechanicsburg and Donald W. Chesbro of Wormleysburg; two half-sisters, Linda J. Leiser of Camp Hill and Lana C. Henry of Harrisburg; and 10 grandchildren.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Fairview Township.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to The Humane Society of Harrisburg Area Inc., East Shore Center, 7790 Grayson Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111.

Funeral services for Miriam Musselman Lauver, 90, of Mechanicsburg, will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg.
She died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997 at Seidle Memorial Hospital, Mechanicsburg.
Born June 12, 1907, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Laura Eberly Musselman and the widow of Clarence W. Lauver.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church Fairfield, Conn.
She is survived by a son, Robert M. Lauver of Hawley; a daughter, Shirley M. Lauver of Mechanicsburg; a granddaughter and a great-grandson.
The Rev. Donald E. Potter will officiate at Friday's services. Burial will be in Slate Hill Cemetery, Lower Allen Township.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Road, Suite 200, Wormleysburg, PA 17043.

Funeral services for Jean C. Sanderson, 87, will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.
She died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997 in the Sarah Todd Home, Carlisle.
Born May 21, 1910, she was the daughter of the late Thomas J. Cressler and Ettie Mae Mooney Cressler and the widow of Luther P. Sanderson, who died in 1984.
Mrs. Sanderson retired in 1975 from Carlisle Hospital after 25 years of service as a registered nurse. A 1929 graduate of Shippensburg High School and a 1932 graduate of Harrisburg Hospital training school for nurses, she was a member of the Graduate Nurses Club.
Surviving are a sister, Esther "Bobbie" M. Goodhart of Shippensburg, and several nieces and nephews.
The Rev. Sharon F. Kelly will officiate at Friday's services. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, West Pennsboro Township.
There will be no viewing or visitation.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 W. Louther St., Carlisle, PA 17013. 

Glen W. Burk, 73, of New Jersey died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997 at West Jersey Hospital, Voorhees, N.J.He was born in Bedford and lived in Carlisle and Cherry Hill, N.J. before moving to Marlton in 1992.He worked for 35 years as a sales representative with John G. Traver Co., Philadelphia retiring in 1993. He was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Carlisle. When he lived in Lewistown he was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Lewistown. He was a founding member of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, Cherry Hill and a 34 year member.He was a graduate of Lewistown High School in 1942. He received a bachelor's of science degree in chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh in 1950 and honorably served in the Navy in New Zealand during World War II.Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Louise Moran Burk; one daughter, Jacqueline Benevento of Pennsuaken, N.J.; one son, Mark D. Burk of Audubon, N.J. and two grandchildren.Visitation will be held today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Mount Laurel Home for Funerals, 212 Ark Road, Mount Laurel, N.J.Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 1989 St. Hwy. 70, Cherry Hill, N.J.Interment will be at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown, N.J.

Services for Harry Leroy Burkholder, 55, 2001 Paxtang St., Harrisburg, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg.He died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997 in his home. Born April 22, 1942 in Chambersburg, he was a son of the late Harry F. and Margaret M. Jones Burkholder.He was a former employee of Hoffman Mills, Shippensburg.Surviving are his daughter, Karen Miley of Chambersburg; a brother, Harold E. of Middletown; a sister, Gloria M. Scheaffer of Shippensburg; a granddaughter, three nephews and one great-nephew.Roger Witter will officiate at Friday's service. Private burial will be in Air Hill Cemetery, Greene Township, Franklin County.Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Gregory A. Hatfield, 30, formerly of Carlisle, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1997 at his home in Washington, D.C.He was employed by the FBI in Washington.Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle is in charge of the arrangements and will announce them when completed.

Services for Richard N. Lacava Sr., 74, of 126 Asselin Street, Chicopee, Mass., will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday in Phaneuf-Blais Fairview Funeral Chapels, 506 Britton St., Chicopee, followed by a liturgy of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in St. Annes Church.He died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997 in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Mass. Born March, 21, 1923 in Steelton, he was a son of the late John and Philomena Zaccardi Calman and the widower of Tessie F. Harlow Lacava, who died in 1988.He was employed as a driver for Bertera Chrysler Plymouth, West Springfield and previously employed 18 years as a third shift foreman for the former Connecticut Printers of Bloomfield, Conn. He lived and was schooled in New York City and traveled throughout his military career before settling in Chicopee, Mass., in 1965. He was a communicant of Saint Annes Catholic Church in Chicopee. He was an Army and Air Force veteran, serving in World War II, Korean War and Vietnam era before retiring in 1966. He was the recipient of many decorations, campaign ribbons, medals and citations throughout his military career.He was a graduate of the NCO Academy at Westover. He was a member of the American Legion Post 353, VFW Post 525 and the Local Affiliate of the Disabled American Veterans. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge and the Knights of Columbus Elder Council 69.He was a 25 year president of the Pioneer Valley Motorcycle Club. He belonged to the Gold Wing Road Riders Association, ABATE of New York, Christian Motorcycle Association, Modified Motorcycle Association, Massachusetts Retreads, White Mountain Riders of New Hampshire and River Valley Riders of Vermont. Surviving are his fiance, Barbara Goold Piccin; two sons, the Rev. Richard N. Jr. of Woodstock, Vt. and Charles H. of Carlisle; one daughter, Rose Marie Lacava of Springfield, Mass.; two granddaughters; and an adopted granddaughter.He was preceded in death by a son, John H. Lacava, who died in 1989.Burial will be in St. Rose Cemetery.Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to Dominican Nuns, 1430 Riverdale Street, West Springfield, MA 01089.

Mary L. Groce Lauver, 59, of RR1 Elliottsburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1997 in Stonebridge Nursing and Rehab Center, Duncannon. Born Dec. 14, 1937 in Mifflin County near Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late John B. and Alice L. Wilson Groce.Surviving are her husband, Joseph R. Lauver, four sons, Joseph E. Jr. of New Bloomfield, Jack L. of Newport, Lloyd H. of Elliottsburg and Ronald J. of Loysville; a daughter, Tammy J. Yocum of Elliottsburg; four brothers, Jerry Booney of Milroy, John Groce and Harold Groce, both of Lewistown and William Groce of Landisburg; four sisters, Shirley Everly, Annie Groce and Deborah Walter, all of Lewistown and Sarah Walls of McClure; four grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Nickel Funeral Home, West Main Street, Loysville, with the Rev. Kenneth Osborne officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon United Brethren Cemetery, RR1 Elliottsburg.Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to the Mary L. Lauver Trust Fund, c/o Bank of Landisburg, P.O. Box 179, Landisburg, PA 17040.

Philip H. Sturr, 78, of 17 Coral Drive, Carlisle, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1997 in his home. Born Jan. 16, 1919 in Pompton Lakes, N.J., he was a son of the late Jesse G. and Catherine C. Cluss Sturr.Mr. Sturr retired after 37 years with Curtis-Wright Aeronautical Co. in Woodridge, N.J. A 1936 graduate of Hawthorne High School in Hawthorne, N.J., he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Florence L. Richmond Sturr; two sons, the Rev. Philip H. Jr. of Dillsburg and Roy W. II of Brackney; a daughter, F. Lee Janner of Lake Ariel; a sister, Violet M. Shenise of Henderson, N.C.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Philip H. Sturr Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Pleasant Church of God Building Fund, 146 S. York Road, Dillsburg, PA 71019.

Harold W. Weigel, 88, of Carlisle died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997 at Sarah Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle. Born May 31, 1909 near Columbia, Pa., he was the son of John Wesley and Ella R. Trump Weigel.He was the widower of Dorothy Rawhouser Weigel, who died in 1990.After graduation from Columbia High School he earned his A.B. degree from Dickinson College 1930 and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He then earned an M.A. degree in 1931 from the Pennsylvania State University and a Ph.D. in 1940 also from Penn State. In addition he pursued supplementary studies at the Weimar-Jena (Germany) Summer College in 1937 and at the Middlebury College German School in 1948. He taught German language and literature as a faculty member at Penn State from 1931 to 1946. Subsequently, he served as a professor at Dickinson College from 1946 to 1963 and at Shippensburg State University from 1963 to 1974; at Shippensburg he also chaired the Modern Language Department. Twice he served as a teacher of English under the Fulbright program in Vienna, Austria in 1951-1952 and in Munich, Germany in 1958-1959. His professional organization memberships included the Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association, the American Association of University Professors, and the American Association of Teachers of German.Survivors are one son, John W. (Jack) Weigel II of Ann Arbor, Mich., two daughters, Doris A. Weigel Rockman of Springfield, N.J., Ellen L. Weigel Liberles of Teaneck, N.J., five grandchildren, two step-grandsons and two step-great-grandsons.His body has been donated to the Penn State Medical Center, Hershey for scientific study.A memorial service on the Dickinson College campus is being planned for mid-January; details will be announced later.Donations in honor of Professor Weigel may be made to the Department of Music, Dickinson College, Carlisle PA 17013 and/or to the Max Kade House, c/o Department of German, Dickinson College.

Services for George Lester Gayman, 88, of 201 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, formerly of 6002 Cumberland Highway, Chambersburg, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. 
He died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1997, in Franklin County Nursing Home.
Born Sept. 21, 1909 in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Abraham R. Gayman and Anne M. Eckenrode Gayman.
Mr. Gayman was a mechanic with H.J. Heinz Co. for 30 years, retiring in 1974. Before joining Heinz, he was a farmer.
He attended Bethel Assembly of God Church, Chambersburg, and was a member of AARP.
Surviving are his wife, Velva C. Hargleroad Gayman; a son, Ronald D. Gayman of Chambersburg; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Ann Fraker, in October 1993; and by four brothers and one sister.
The Rev. Elmer T. Kipe will officiate at Saturday's services. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.
Friends and family may call at the funeral home from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday.

Funeral services for Lloyd A. Musser, 88, of Upper Allen Township, formerly of Laureldale, will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Grace Bible Fellowship Church, 1128 Hampden Blvd., Reading.
He died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.
Born July 24, 1909 in Reading, the son of the late James and Elizabeth "Heffner" Musser, he was retired from the Reading Eagle Co. and was a member of Bible Baptist Church, Shiremanstown.
He is survived by his wife, Sara O. Musser; two sons, Jan A. of Reading and Steven J. of Mechanicsburg; a sister, Erma Dreisbach of Northampton; three half-sisters, Grayce Seip, LaRue Young and Eleine Updegrove, all of Reading; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Terry E. Zebulske and the Rev. Jansen Hartman will officiate at Tuesday's services. Burial will be in Fleetwood Cemetery, Fleetwood.
Friends may call at Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the church.
Memorial contributions can be made to Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry Inc., P.O. Box 908, Bellmawr, N.J. 08099-0908.

Services and burial for Richard W. Roberts, 86, of 820 Lisburn Road, Camp Hill, will be at the convenience of his family.
He died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997 at his residence.
Born Dec. 8, 1910 in Columbia, he is the son of the late Steven Roberts and Jane W. Strebig Roberts and the widower of Sara H. Hershey.
A salesman for SICO Oil Co. and Gulf Oil Corp., he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a former member of First Lutheran Church of Columbia.
Mr. Roberts was a member of Euclid Lodge 698 F&AM, Harrisburg Consistory; Zembo Shrine; York County Shrine Club; Legion of Honor; and BPOE Columbia 1074.
He is survived by a cousin, Glenn K. Strebig of Camp Hill.
Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park. Arrangements are by the Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg.
Contributions can be made to the Crippled Children's Hospital, 2801 N. 3rd St., Harrisburg, PA 17110 or Zembo Temple, same address.

Olive L. Sheats, 87, of Manor Care North, Barley Road, York, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 1997 at Manor Care North.
Born March 17, 1910 in Fulton County, she was a daughter of the late Blaine and Nora Gracey Bergstresser and the widow of Bruce B. Sheats, who died in 1967.
She was a former employee of the Upper Adams School District in the cafeteria for many years. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Biglerville.
Mrs. Sheats is survived by two daughters, Patricia A. May of Red Lion and J. Kay Beidler of Chambersburg; two sisters, Fern Madden of Fayetteville and Maude Newman of Reseda, Calif.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Dugan Funeral Home, Inc., 111 S. Main St., Bendersville with the Rev. Joel L. Zeiders officiating. 
Interment will be in Biglerville Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, South Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 1013 Mumma Road, Suite 303, Lemoyne, PA 17043.

Paul M. Slade, 80, of 12 E. Woodland Dr., Mechanicsburg, died Friday, Dec. 5, 1997 at home.
Born April 13, 1917 in Rochester, N.Y., he was a son of the late Harry S. and Elizabeth K. Millard Slade.
An Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Slade was retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources. He was a former employee of Slade's Jewelry Store in McKeesport.
He was a member of Mech- anicsburg Presbyterian Church, its men's Bible class and men's Friday Club. 
Surviving are his wife, Lucille A. Schmidt Slade; two daughters, D. Jeanne Bruce of Camp Hill and Carole J. Matter of Cullman, Ala.; one brother, William D. of Lakeland, Fla.; five grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church, 300 E. Simpson St., with the Revs. Thomas H. Schmid and Donald E. Potter officiating. Burial will be in Rolling Green Cemetery, Lower Allen Township.
Viewing will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg. Friends may also call from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to his church or to Compassionate Care Hospice, 301 Union St., Middletown, Pa. 17057.

Services for Gregory A. Hatfield, 30, of 1312 Mass Ave., Wash- ington, DC., formerly of Cumberland County, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.
He died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1997 at home.
Born June 29, 1967 in Ft. Meade, Md., he was a son of Richard F. and Marion U. Newcomer Hatfield of Conway, S.C.
A 1985 graduate of Boiling Springs High School, Mr. Hatfield was a computer specialist at the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Washington, DC. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Conway, S.C.
In addition to his parents, sur-viving are his grandparents, Walter E. and Freda E. Hatfield of Barboursville, W.Va. He was preceded in death by one brother, Timothy E. Hatfield, who died in 1990.
The Rev. Patricia A. Woolever will officiate at Wednesday's service. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Gardens, Lower Allen Township. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Boiling Springs Band Association, 4 Forge Road, Boiling Springs, Pa. 17007.

Isabel "Izzy" B. Snyder, 84, of 84 Newville Road, Carlisle, died Friday, Dec. 5, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born Sept. 17, 1913 in West Pennsboro Township, she was the daughter of the late Dale S. and Annie C. Boyd Brehm.
Mrs. Snyder retired in 1977 as the assistance manager for Midway Bowling Center, Carlisle. 
She was a member of Plainfield Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Surviving are her husband, Lester D. Snyder; one son, Barry L. of Carlisle; one brother, Lee Brehm of Carlisle; one grandson; and one stepgreat-grandson. She was preceded in death by three brothers, George, William and Paul Brehm.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Richard L. Hadfield officiating.
Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, West Pennsboro Township.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2070 Newville Road, Plainfield, Pa. 17081.


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