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Benjamin A. Bollinger, 80, of 23 Hillside Drive, Carlisle, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 1997 in his home.
Born Dec. 23, 1916 in Culbertson, Franklin County, he was a son of the late George and Elizabeth Claudy Bollinger.
Mr. Bollinger was retired from Shippensburg Area School District with over 27 years of service. He was also athletic director and chairman of the math department. Prior to that he taught in Greene Township School District, the Pittsburgh area and the Scotland School for Veterans Children.
He was a member of the Middle Spring Presbyterian Church, Shippensburg and their choir; the Mendolssohn Choir, Pittsburgh; Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post No. 223; charter member of the Hub City Club; and past member of Durff-Kuhn VFW Post No. 6168, all of Shippensburg; National Education Association; Pennsylvania State Education Association; and the Retired Pennsylvania State Education Association.
He received his master's of education degree from Southeastern State College, Durant, Okla. and his bachelor's degree from the former Shippensburg State Teachers College. He was a graduate of Chambersburg High School.
He completed his officers candidate school at Yale University, New Haven, Conn. and was a second lieutenant with the United States Army Air Force during World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Joan E. Reeder Bollinger; a son, G. Kip Bollinger of Carlisle; a daughter, Katy M. Meyers of Kalispell, Mont.; a step-son, Russel Stine of Carlisle; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a half sister.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Inc., 112 W. King St., Shippensburg with the Rev. John L. Larson officiating. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of the service Tuesday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Center for Excellence in Education, Box 2026, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2026.

Joseph A. Helsman, 85, of Mechanicsburg, died at Holy Spirit Hospital Saturday.
Born Sept. 5, 1912 in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late Albert J. and Valerie Ferber Helsman.
Mr. Helsman worked as an accountant in Panama for Citco Oil Co.; Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C.; and retired from the former Middletown Air Force Base. He graduated from Coughlin High School in 1930; and Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania with distinguished honors in 1934.
He attended Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church and was a member of First Baptist Church, Wilkes-Barre.
He is survived by two nieces, Susan I. Helsman of Watsontown and Sara C. Helsman of Altoona.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald A. Helsman, formerly of Allenwood.
Services will be at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre.
Arrangements are being handled by Malpezzi Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg.

Services for Dorothy M. Markley, 78, of 21 Blue Pond Road, Newville, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Inc., 112 W. King St., Shippensburg.
She died Friday, Dec. 5, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born in Jan. 24, 1919 in Newville, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Jenny Yeingst Keck and the widow of Richard Markley.
She was retired from Carlisle Container.
Surviving are a son, Robert L. Huntsberger of Newville; a daughter, Lisa J. Markley of Newville; two brothers, Donald and Luther Keck, both of Newville; a sister, Jeanette Finkenbinder of Newville; and three grandsons.
She was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.
The Rev. Russell D. Higginbotham will officiate Tuesday's services. Burial will be in Huntsdale Cemetery, Penn Township.
There will be no viewing but friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday in the funeral home.

Graveside services with full military honors for Paul D. Martin, 75 of Sun City Center and formerly of Gulfport, Fla. will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla.
He died Thursday, Dec. 4, 1997 in Pay Pointe Nursing Pavilion.
Born in Shamokin, Pa., Mr. Martin was formerly of Carlisle.
He was a retired Army staff sergeant with 20 years of service and a percussionist with the 5th Army and played with the military band at West Point.
A professional musician, he played with the Derby Lane Band, St. Petersburg; and the Pasadena Community Band.
He was a member of Selama Grotto and Nitram Masonic Lodge No. 188, both in St. Petersburg; and DAV Center Chapter 91, Pinellas Park.
He was Presbyterian.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Anna Martin; a daughter, Jane Smith of Waldorf, Md.; a son David of Gulfport; five grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
Burial will be at 1 p.m. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday in Gulfport Memorial Funeral Home, 5601 Gulfport Boulevard, Gulfport.

Isabel "Izzy" B. Snyder, 84, of 1110 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.

Services for George E. Woods, 80, of 739 Forrest Drive South, Sellersburg and formerly of Mechanicsburg, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg.
He died Friday, Dec. 5, 1997 in Westminster Heath Care Facility, Clarksville, Ind.
Born Feb. 21, 1917 in Silver Spring Township, he was the son of the late Blaine C. and Mary H. Woods.
Mr. Woods was employed in research and development with 45 years experience for the former Atlas Powder Company now Imperial Chemical Industries, Wilmington, Del. During World War II he was a member of their explosives plant start-up team which was to start up new government plants. One of these plants was the largest TNT plant in the United States, producing more than one million pounds of TNT daily.
He was a 1932 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School and received his master's degree in chemical engineering from Penn State College and attended Washington, D.C. University.
He was a member of Speed Memorial Church, Speed, Ind.; Phi Lambda Epsilon (chemistry); Sigma Tau (engineering); Pi Ma Epsilon (mathematics); Penn State Club; American Institute of Chemical Engineers; and the American Chemical Society.
Surviving are his wife, Emily E. Bower Woods; a daughter, Jeannette Byington of Burlington, Vt.; two sons, Charles G. of Lincoln University, Pa. and Dr. Kim B. of Pacific Palisades, Calif.; a sister, Betty Detweiler of Mechanicsburg; and nine grandchildren.
The Rev. Steven D. Dorsett will officiate Tuesday's services. Burial will be in Trindle Spring Cemetery, Silver Spring Township.
Friends may call from noon until the time of the service Tuesday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 117 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013.

Earl W. Zeigler, 89, formerly of North College Street, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 1997 in Thornwald Home.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home is handling the arrangements and will announce them when complete.

William J. Wewer, 68, of Mechanicsburg, died Saturday at Community General Osteopathic Hospital.
He was born Aug. 23, 1929 in Ashland.
Mr. Wewer was past executive director of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission then executive director of Parents Anonymous of PA. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Upper Allen Township; Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of Queenship Council; West Shore BPO Elks; American Legion Post 109, Mechanicsburg. He served with the Army Counter-Intelligence Corps during the Korean War.
Surviving are his wife, Mary "Betty" Miller Wewer; five sons, Dr. William, Harrisburg, Christopher, Pine Grove, Timothy, Lawrenceville, N.J., and Eric and James, both of Mechanicsburg; a daughter, Wendy Donahue of Lawrenceville, N.J.; four sisters, Dorothy Narcowich, Marie Kitsock, Janet Madden and JoAnn Maloney, all of Ashland; 19 grandchildren; and a great grandson.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at his church, 310 Hertzler Road, Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. Richard P. Waldron V.F. officiating. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, West Hanover Township.
Visitors may call at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, for leukemia research, 1500 S. Second St., Harrisburg, PA 17102.
Arrangements are being handled by Malpezzi Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg.

Funeral services for Joseph E. Caldwell, 60, of Chambersburg, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, 297 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg.
He died Friday, Dec. 5, 1997 in the Chambersburg Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Born March 24, 1937 in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late John and Mary Caldwell.
A member of the First Church of God, Chambersburg, he had been employed at Grove Manufacturing Corp. for the past 28 years.
Surviving are his wife, Dolores Staley Caldwell; a son, John H. Staley of Fayetteville; a sister, Bonnie Koontz of Shippensburg; three brothers, James of Fort Loudon, William of Shippensburg and Larry; two grandsons; two granddaughters and one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, a brother and a sister.
The Rev. Buck Besecker will officiate at Wednesday's services. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens. There will be no visitation.
Memorial can be made to the American Cancer Society, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Edna M. Bushby Boggs, 82, of 211 Maple Lane, New Bloomfield died Sunday, Dec. 7, 1997 in Perry Village Nursing Home.
Born March 3, 1915 in Westfield, N.J. she was the daughter of the late Walter and Martha Sparkman Bushby and the widow of Lee L. Boggs.
She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, where she taught Sunday school and sang in the choir, and Perry Chapter 459 Order of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Boggs is survived by three sons, Wayne L. of Stevens, Ronald B. of New Bloomfield and Donald G. of Carlisle; a brother, John Bushby of Flanders, N.J.; and six grandchildren.
Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Boyer Funeral Home, 101 W. Main St., New Bloomfield, with the Rev. Alan K. Foor officiating.
Interment will be in Bloomfield Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Trinity United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 659, New Bloomfield, PA 17068.

Funeral services for Roy K. Hess, 92, of 2751 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Dugan Funeral Home, 111 S. Main St., Bendersville.
He died Saturday, Dec. 6, 1997, at his home.
Born Dec. 18, 1904 in Butler Township, Adams County, he was the son of the late David and Annie Raffensperger Hess and the widower of the former Hazel M. Byers, who died in 1963.
Mr. Hess was employed at the former Boyer's Crate Factory, Biglerville. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Biglerville and the Eagles and Elks clubs of Gettysburg.
He is survived by two sons, Leroy Jr. of Gettysburg and Richard G. of York Springs; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Frederick A. Foltz will officiate at Tuesday's services. Interment will be in Greenmount Cemetery, Arendtsville.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m.

Merle R. Hummel, 73, of 2244 Newville Road, Carlisle, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 1997.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, will announce arrangements when complete.

Funeral services for Dylan M. Leidy, 2, of 407 Hummel Ave., Lemoyne, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.
He died Friday, Dec. 5, 1997 at his home.
Born Feb. 24, 1995 in Harrisburg to Timothy S. Leidy and Roseann Cornman of Lemoyne, he also is survived by his maternal grandmother, Carol Cornman of Carlisle, and his maternal great-grandfather, Earl H. Cornman of Carlisle.
Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.
The family will receive visitors on Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. There will be no viewing.

M. Eugenia Noll, 93, of Carlisle died Sunday, Dec. 7, 1997 in the Todd Nursing Home, 1000 W. South St., Carlisle.
Born Sept. 19, 1904, she resided most of her life in Carlisle.
Mrs. Noll was formerly employed by the Pennsylvania Agricultural Department. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Carlisle.
She is survived by a son, James E. Noll of Escondido, Calif.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.
Burial will be in Mountain Ash Cemetery in Laporte. There will be no viewing or visitation.

No funeral services are planned for Ema Pankratz, 101, who died Saturday, Dec. 6, 1997 at Seidle Memorial Hospital, Mechanicsburg.
Born July 13, 1896 in Hungary, she was a retired seamstress of designer gowns and dresses for Cannon Dresses in New York City.
The widow of Leo Pankratz, she is survived by a son, Richard Pankratz of Fredericksburg, Va., and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons; a daughter, Emma Schmidiger; and one grandson.
Friends may call from 3:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg.

No funeral services are planned for Robert D. Reisinger, 67, of Loysville RR 1, who died Friday, Dec. 5, 1997 at home.
Born Jan. 31, 1930 in Loysville RR 1 to the late Lewis A. and Cleo Orth Reisinger, he was retired as a self-employed mason.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and also served in the Korean Conflict with the U.S. Army. He was a member of VFW Post 7463, New Bloomfield.
Surviving are his wife, Pauline G. Kirk Reisinger; two daughters, Linda Petolicchio of Warminster and Sherry Schappell of Newberrytown; one son, Brion Reisinger of Landisburg; two brothers, Louis Reisinger of Newark, Del. and Gale Reisinger of Liverpool; a sister, Irene Lehman of Attica, Ohio; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville.

Services for Earl W. Zeigler, 89, of Thornwald Home, Carlisle, formerly of North College Street, Carlisle, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.
He died Saturday, Dec. 6, 1997, in the home.
Born Feb. 6, 1908 in Carlisle, he was a son of the late Harvey and Rachel Albright Zeigler and the widower of Pearl Thoman Zeigler.
He was the owner and operator of the former Zeigler's Garage of Carlisle and had previously been service manager for the former Ray L. Eyster Pontiac dealership of Carlisle.
He was a member of St. Matthew's United Church of Christ of Carlisle Springs; a charter member of Carlisle Fish and Game Association; a life member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1299 of Carlisle; and a life member of Black Spring Gun Club of Huntington County.
Surviving are his son, Donald E. of Carlisle; a brother, Robert of Carlisle; two granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Darrel R. Justh will officiate at Tuesday's service. 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. Matthew's United Church of Christ, 3240 Spring Road, Carlisle, PA 17013.

Funeral services for Charles W. Baker, 66, of 1144 Doubling Gap Road, Newville, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville.
He died Saturday, Dec. 6, 1997 at home.
Born July 16, 1931 in Dickinson Township to the late Oscar and Blanche Sheaffer Baker, he was retired from Masland Industries, Carlisle.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra E. Mellott Baker.
The Rev. Donald J. Brown will officiate at Thursday's services. Burial will be in Church of God Cemetery, Lower Mifflin Township.
Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Redwood Home Health Services, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, PA 17013.

James "Preamo" W. Evans Sr., 62, of 1531 N. 3rd Street, Harrisburg, died Monday, Dec. 8, 1997 in Polyclinic Medical Center, Harrisburg.
Born Jan. 27, 1935 in Carlisle, where he lived most of his life, he was a son of Frank E. Evans Sr. of Harrisburg and the late Sarah Jane Hinton Evans, who died in 1953.
He had been employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad and was also a construction worker for Alexander's Interior and Lambert Interior in Harrisburg.
He was a former member of the West Street AME Zion Church in Carlisle and a social member of the Haines-Stackfield American Legion Post 826 in Carlisle.
Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Margaret A. Campbell Evans; four sons, James W. Jr. of Steelton, Thomas E.S., Reginal S. and Alonzo F. II, all of Harrisburg; two daughters, Pandora L. Middleton of Harrisburg and Vonda Ardrey of Newport News, Va.; four brothers, Robert of Lancaster, Alonzo F. and William of Harrisburg and Charles of Steelton; three sisters, Helena Turner of Oberlin, Mercedes Thomas of Harrisburg and Barbara Slaughter of Chambersburg; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Donald B., who died in 1959, and a brother, Frank E. Jr., who died in 1990.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle with the Rev. Rosemary Harvey and the Rev. Albert Belton officiating.
Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens in West Pennsboro Township.
Friends may call Thursday at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m.

Funeral services for Lloyd Minnich Fahnestock, 83, of 2474 McDowell Road, St. Thomas and formerly of Carlisle, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in First Church of the Brethren, 1340 Forge Road, Carlisle.
He died Sunday, Dec. 7, 1997 at Chambersburg Hospital.
Born March 25, 1914 in Rothville, he is the son of the late Adam G. and Susan R. Minnich Fahnestock.
Retired from Atlantic Richfield Corp., Mechanicsburg, he was a member of Dry Run Church of the Brethren and a former deacon, trustee, and music director at Lower Cumberland Church of the Brethren.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Alma R. Lebo Fahnestock; four sons, L. Roy of St. Thomas, Dale B. of York, Dean O. of Carlisle and John A. of Pottstown; a daughter, Ruth N. Miller of Newmanstown; a sister, Fern Ness of York; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by an infant son, Paul L.; a sister, Leota Fahnestock; a granddaughter; and an infant brother.
The Rev. Ralph Schildt and Rev. Fred Miller will officiate at Friday's services. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Monroe Township.
Friends may call at Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Road, Suite 200, Pennsboro Center, Wormleysburg, PA 17043.

Funeral services for Merle R. Hummel, 73 of 2244 Newville Road, Carlisle, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Newville Church of the Brethren.
He died Sunday, Dec. 7, 1997 in the Manor Care Health Services, Carlisle.
Born April 3, 1924 in Marysville, he was the son of the late Levi F. and Laura Smee Hummel.
A retired employee of Montgomery Ward, Carlisle, Mr. Hummel was co-owner of the former Newville Television Co. and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, receiving the Purple Heart.
He was a member of Newville Church of the Brethren, where he was a deacon for 38 years, a Sunday school teacher, a member of the chancel choir, and served on many commissions.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Marietta Martin Hummel; two daughters, Joyce S. Krug of Pequea and Terry H. Hinzman of Martinsburg, W.Va.; a sister, Martha H. Weigle of Carlisle; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Greg Beach and the Rev. David Wilson will officiate at Wednesday's services. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, West Pennsboro Township.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St. and from noon to 2 p.m.Wednesday at the church.
Memorial contributions can be made to Newville Church of the Brethren, 16 Carlisle Road, Newville, PA 17241.

Edith M. Kitner, 85, resident of Church of God Home, Carlisle and formerly of Redwood Drive, Carlisle, died Monday, Dec. 8, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born May 20, 1912 in Swengel, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Edith Kleckner Knauss and the widow of Maynard L. Kitner.
She was a 1930 graduate of Mifflinburg High School and a 1935 graduate of Geisinger School of Nursing, Danville. A registered nurse for the Carlisle Pediatric Center, she was a member of First United Methodist Church, Carlisle.
Surviving are a son, Michael L. Kitner of Carlisle and a daughter, Jo Ann Kitner of Harrisburg.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St. with the Rev. Michael V. Minnix officiating.
Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.
There will be no viewing, however, the family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2040 Linglestown Road, Suite 106, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Funeral services for Dylan M. Leidy, 2, of 407 Hummel Ave., Lemoyne, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.
He died Friday, Dec. 5, 1997 at his home.
He was born Feb. 24, 1995 in Harrisburg to Timothy S. Leidy and Roseann Cornman of Lemoyne.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his paternal grandparents, Ronald E. and Phylis Weller Leidy of Gilbertsville; his maternal grandmother, Carol Cornman of Carlisle; and his maternal great-grandfather, Earl H. Cornman of Carlisle.
Burial will be in Westminister Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.
There will be no viewing, but friends will be received Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral services for Dorothy M. Markley, 78, of 21 Blue Pond Road, Newville, were held today at 11 a.m. in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg.
She died Friday, Dec. 5, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born Jan. 24, 1919 in Newville, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Jenny Yeignst Keck and the widow of Richard Markley.
She was retired from Carlisle Container Co.
She is survived by a son, Robert L. Huntsberger of Newville; a daughter, Lisa J. Markley of Newville; two brothers, Donald and Luther Keck, both of Newville; a sister, Jeanette Finkenbinder of Newville; and three grandsons.
She was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.
The Rev. Russell D. Higginbotham officiated at funeral services. Burial was in Huntsdale Cemetery, Penn Township.

Edward Brooks Reeder, 71, of Silver Spring Township, died Monday, Dec. 8, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.
Born Aug. 27, 1926 in Dallastown, the son of the late Brooks S. and Kathleen Nesbitt Reeder, he was a graduate of Mechanicsburg High School.
Mr. Reeder was retired from the state Public Utility Commission. He was treasurer of Silver Spring Township Authority, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the U.S. Army National Guard.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Harrisburg, where he was property chairman and a council member. He also belonged to Eureka Lodge 302 F&AM, Mechanicsburg Club, VFW Post 6704 and American Legion Post 109, all of Mechanicsburg, and Harrisburg Consistory, Cumberland County Shrine, Zembo Shrine Temple, Tall Cedars of Lebanon Forest 43.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Stambaugh Reeder; three daughters, Kathy R. Dunn of Dauphin, Marty R. Morris of New Bloomfield and Eddie R. Adams of Ephrata; a brother, Charles R. of Carlisle; a sister, Betty R. Farence of Mechanicsburg; and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Zion Lutheran Church with the Rev. Michael L. Heckathron officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Landisburg.
Friends may call Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. in Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, and Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. A Masonic service will be held Thursday at 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to his church, 15 S. 4th St., Harrisburg, PA 17101.

Mary E. Rudy, 53, of 620 Lewisberry Road, New Cumberland, died Monday, Dec. 8, 1997 at home.
Born July 8, 1944 in Lancaster to the late Richard and Mary E. Rudy Williams, she was a former waitress and owner of the Engleside Diner, Lancaster.
She was previously employed at Toys R Us, Camp Hill and at Duke Convalescent Center, Lancaster, as a nurse's aide.
She is survived by her husband, George D. "Bud" Rudy; three daughters, Tina M. Turner of Narvon, Stacy L. Reynolds and Renee L. Blazer, both of York Haven; two sons, Kenneth E. Rowe of Lancaster and Randolph S. Rowe of York; two stepdaughters, Susan A. Rudy of Carlisle and Cathy A. Miller of Willow Grove; a brother, Thomas Williams of Willow Street; 10 grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland with the Rev. Timothy L. Hoffman officiating.
Burial will be in Emanuel Cemetery, Lewisberry. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Christian Children's Fund, 2821 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, Va. 23294.

Clyde R. Weiser, of 23 Clifton Terrace, died Monday, Dec. 8, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, will announce arrangements when complete.

Funeral services for Melvin E. "Bucky" Arnold Sr., 74, of Enola, will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg.
He died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 1997 at his home.
Retired from W. S. Miller Construction, he was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Enola, Hampden Fire Company and Fire Police, Mechanicsburg and Enola sportsmen's clubs, and the National Rifle Association.
He was the widower of Alice L. Arnold and Evelyn M. Arnold.
He is survived by a son, Melvin E. Jr. of Enola; two daughters, Patricia A. Singer of Enola and Susan A. Kulp of Lewisberry; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
The Rev. Simon A. Lehman Jr. will officiate at Saturday's services. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home.
Burial will be in Stone Church Cemetery, Enola.

Norman Hockenberry, 69, of 50 Lonesome Road, Newville, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, will announce arrangements when complete.

Funeral services for John H. Fahnestock Jr., 49, of 109 Yates St., Mt. Holly Springs, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs.
He died Monday, Dec. 8, 1997 while hunting near Coudersport.
He was born Oct. 17, 1948 in Carlisle to John H. Fahnestock Sr. of Mt. Holly Springs and the late Kathryn Crawford Fahnestock.
Mr. Fahnestock was a technician for G.E. Appliance Service for 23 years, where he received the G.E. Hall of Fame Award for outstanding appliance technician for the last six years.
A graduate of Carlisle High School with the class of 1966, he was a member of Mt. Holly Springs United Methodist Church and coached Little League in Mt. Holly Springs for many years.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War, receiving the Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service.
He was a member of the Fish and Game Association, National Rifle Association, and VFW Post 7343.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Susan Ruth Fahnestock; a daughter, Emily S. Fahnestock at home; a brother, Jerry A. Fahnestock of Mt. Holly Springs; two nephews; and one niece.
The Rev. Bradley Knepp and the Rev. J. Kenneth Barner will officiate at Saturday's services. Interment will be in Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.
Friends may call Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Mt. Holly Springs Fish and Game Association, P.O. Box 144, Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065.

John R. "Jack" Beck, 65, 27 Clifton Terrace, Carlisle, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 1997 at Penn State Geisinger Medical Center, Hershey. Born Aug. 11, 1932 in Lock Haven, the son of the late John D. and Rosetta Yearick, he was a graduate of Lock Haven High School, University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine.He was self-employed as a dentist in Carlisle for over 40 years until retiring in October 1997. He was a lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Dental Corps (Reserve) with two years on active duty.He was past president of the Fifth District of the Pennsylvania Dental Association and of the Harrisburg Area Dental Society, which gave him the Dr. A.S. Koser Award. He was a fellow of the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and a member of the American Dental Association.Dr. Beck was a member of South Middleton Township Strategic Planning Commission, past member of the South Middleton Planning Commission, and past member of the South Middleton School Board. He was past president of the Board of Trustees of the First Presbyterian Church, Carlisle and a past director of the Carlisle Kiwanis Club.An avid sportsman, he was involved with Trout Unlimited as past director and past president of the Cumberland Valley Chapter and past president of the Pennsylvania Council. He was a co-founder of the Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp.He also belonged to the Federation of Fly Fishers, Brotherhood of the Jungle Cock, Fly Fishers Club of Harrisburg, Yellow Breeches Anglers and Conservationists, Carlisle Fish and Game Association, Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs, The Catskill Fly Fishing Center, American Rivers, Cumberland Valley Sportsmen Conservationists Association, Wetlands Institute, Pennsylvania Conservancy and the National Audubon Society.Dr. Beck was involved with the American Kennel Club as a field judge of pointing breeds. He was national past director of the American Brittany Club, past president and field trial secretary of the Susquehanna Brittany Club, and past director of the Central Pennsylvania Junior Horse Show Association. He also belonged to the National Geographic Society, The Smithsonian Associates and the Cumberland County Historical Society.Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Edith Haver Beck; a daughter, Jennifer B. Vogel of St. Louis, Mo.; a sister, Barbara B. Tecker of Sunset Beach, N.C.; a grandson; and two nephews.Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle with the Rev. James J. Ferguson officiating.Burial will be at the convenience of the family. There will be no viewing, however, the family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service.Memorial contributions can be made to the Cardiovascular Center at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, P.O. Box 850, Hershey, PA 17033-0850.

Private funeral services were held Dec. 12 in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg, for Triston Michael Bigler, who was stillborn Tuesday, Dec. 9, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.The son of Dawn Michelle Rauber and Jan William Bigler of Shippensburg, he also is survived by his sister, Courtney Rauber, at home; maternal grandparents, Robert and Teresa Murphy of Shippensburg; paternal grandparents, Leon and Delores Bigler of Shippensburg; maternal great-grandmothers, Nan Hawks and Edna Stouffer of Shippensburg; and paternal great grandmother, Pearl Dutrey of Carlisle.The Rev. Al Hamm officiated at funeral services. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.

Nancy Joe Bosserman, 53, of York Springs, formerly of Longmont, Colo., died Thursday, Dec. 11, 1997 at Boulder Community Hospital, Boulder, Colo.Born Dec. 12, 1943 in Denver, Colo., a daughter of the late Joseph and M. Etola Parker McGlasson, she was a member of Carlisle Baptist Church and Order of the Eastern Star.She is survived by her husband of 32 years, James M. Bosserman Jr.; two sons, Jonathan M. of Mechanicsburg and David J. of Harrisburg; a daughter, Tracie Haring of York Springs; two sisters, Carol Radamacher of Longmont and Judy Sullivan of Denver; and six grandchildren.Memorial services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in Carlisle Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Zitzman officiating.Crist Morturary is in charge of the arrangements.Memorial contributions can be made to Carlisle Baptist Church Building Fund or to the American Cancer Society, Boulder County Unit Office, 2590 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302.

Funeral services for Norman J. Hockenberry Sr., 69, of 50 Lonesome Road, Newville, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.He died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital. Born July 28, 1928 in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Mervin and Edna Beaston Hockenberry and the widower of Elsie Gayman Hockenberry who died in 1989. He resided most of his life in the Newville area.A Protestant, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He retired in 1990 from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation with 17 years of service and was formerly employed by the Carlisle Cement Co.He was a member of the Minnequa Club in Shippensburg.Survived by four sons, Norman J. Jr. and Terry L. of Carlisle, Edward L. and Thomas D. of Newville; two daughters, Linda K. Starner of Shippensburg and Susan J. Reichenbach of Newville; a brother, Victor O. of Carlisle; a sister, Florence Peiper of Enola; six grandchildren; and one step-grandson.He was preceded in death by two sisters, Zola Richardson and Esther Chestnut.The Rev. Wayne Ellis will officiate at Sunday's services. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in Upper Frankford Brick Church Cemetery.There will be no viewing, but friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m.Memorial contributions can be made to Dialysis Services of Pennsylvania, 101 Noble Blvd., Suite 103, Carlisle, PA 17013.

Helen V. Bowers, 94, of 50 E. King St., Shippensburg, died Friday, Dec. 12, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.
Born Dec. 23, 1902 in Fayetteville, she was a daughter of the late Oscar W. and Alice M. McNew Mundorff. She was the widow of Rennes F. Bowers, who died May 11, 1989.
The couple started Bowers Jewelry Store in Shippensburg in 1925. Later, it became Bowers Jewelry and Gift Store. When she was widowed, Mrs. Bowers operated the store with her daughter, Dorothy.
Mrs. Bowers was a member of Grace United Church of Christ, First Court Chapter 471 Order of the Eastern Star and Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post 223 Auxiliary, all of Shippensburg.
Surviving are four sons, Rennes F. Jr. of Enon, Ohio, Richard R. of Franklin, Tenn., James W. of Shippensburg and Jack T. of Pleasant Hall; four daughters, Beverly M. Boofer of Bedford, Ind., Phyllis J. Valentine and Dorothy B. Wright, both of Shippensburg, and H. Catherine Doyle of Pleasant Hall; one sister, Pauline M. Patterson of Chambersburg; 24 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one brother and two granddaughters.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, with the Rev. Ernest N. Rumbaugh Jr. officiating.
Burial will be in Norland Cemetery, Greene Township, Franklin County.
Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Church of Christ, 121 E. Orange St., Shippensburg, Pa. 17257.

Services for Janet R. Hiler, 49, of 136 Peach Lane, Carlisle, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in David M. Myers Funeral Home, Second and Walnut streets, Newport.
She died Thursday, Dec. 11, 1997 at home.
Born June 16, 1948 in Ickesburg, she was a daughter of the late Banks and Ethel Jane Rowe Reisinger.
Surviving are her husband, Robert Hiler; three daughters, April L. and Krystal R., both at home, and Gayle A. Stoppard of Kansas City; one stepdaughter, Stephanie Hiler of Ohio; one son, Robert G. of State College; two stepsons, James Schroll of Palmyra and Harry Schroll of Steelton; four sisters, Dolly Dunn of Ft. Myers, Fla., Mary Garman and Betty Garman, both of Shermans Dale, and Martha Reisinger of Mechanicsburg; and 11 grand- children and stepgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Tammy Brown.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Eshcol Cemetery, RD2 Millerstown.

Graveside services for Joan F. Gleim, 65, of 149 Locust Grove Road, Dillsburg, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Shoops Cemetery, Harrisburg.
She died Thursday, Dec. 11, 1997 in Forest Park Nursing Center, Carlisle.
Born March 27, 1932 in Huntingdon County, she was the adopted daughter of the late Emery and Frances James Graybill.
Surviving are her husband, William A. Gleim; three sons, Steven Sheaffer and Mark Sheaffer, both of Lewistown, and Allen Gleim of Lewisberry; one daughter, Teri Eagle of Lemoyne; one half-sister, Jaunita Nearhoof of Lewisberry; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The Rev. Elmer Gleim will officiate at Tuesday's service. There will be no visitation. Cocklin Funeral Home, Dillsburg, is handling arrangements.

Memorial services for Harold W. Weigel, who died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998 in Dickinson College Memorial Hall, Old West Building, Carlisle.
Lunch will be served at noon in Holland Union Building after the service. Neill Funeral Home, Camp Hill, is handling arrangements.

Lucille M. Taylor, 88, of Chambersburg died Friday, Dec. 12, 1997 in Franklin County Nursing Home.
Born Feb. 10, 1909 in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late George W. and Josephine E. Smith Mitchell.
A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, Mrs. Taylor attended school in Greencastle.
She retired in 1970 after 28 years of service with the U.S. govern- ment as a supply analyst for the Veterans Administration, the Internal Revenue Service and Philadelphia Naval Supply.
Surviving are one sister, Mary L. Mitchell Thomas of Cham- bersburg; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Stella and Margaret, and two brothers, Ralph and Floyd.
Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday in Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, with Chaplain Lt. Col. William A. Robertson officiating.
Friends may call from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Military graveside services will be conducted at Lincoln Cemetery, Chambersburg, by members of Charles M. Nitterhouse Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1599 of Chambersburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to Franklin County Nursing Home, 201 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.


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