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Mary E. Arthur of Carlisle died Saturday afternoon, Dec. 20, 1997, in Carlisle Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are being arranged by the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, and will be announced when they have been completed.
 

A Mass of Christian Burial for Joseph M. Bollendorf, 69, of Mechanicsburg, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Good Shepherd Catholic Church.
He died Friday, Dec. 19, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.

Born April 16, 1928, he was the son of the late William and Anna Fuerber Bollendorf.

Mr. Bollendorf, a graduate of Bishop McDevitt High School, was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, life member and past commander of VFW Post No. 6704; past member of Color Guard; National Rifle Association; and West Fairview American Legion.

He was a decorated United States Army veteran of the Korean War receiving Bronze Star, Korean Service Medal, National Defense Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Combat Infantry Badge.

Surviving are his wife, Yvonne, of Mechanicsburg; two sons, Robert of Camp Hill and Donald of Mechanicsburg; a daughter, Anna Marie Richcreek of Enola; a brother, William of Reading; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Father Al Sceski will officiate Tuesday's services. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with full military honors.

Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday in Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg.

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

Services for Henry K. Bowman Jr., 53, of Mechanicsburg, will be held at the convenience of the family.
He died Friday, Dec. 19, 1997 in his home.

Born Nov. 9, 1944 in Harrisburg, he is a son of Zora G. Bowman and the late Henry K. Bowman.

Mr. Bowman, a graduate of Evansville University, was a systems analyst for Dayton-Parts, Harrisburg, and a member of the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum.

In addition to his mother, his is survived by two sons, Henry III of Lemoyne and Wayne of Flint, Mich.; a daughter, Darlene of Flint; a brother, Steven of Camp Hill; a sister, Patricia of Wellsville; and two grandchildren.

Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, is handling the arrangements.
 

Wilson L. Beaver, 80, of Mechanicsburg died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997 at West Shore Health and Rehabilitation Center, East Pennsboro Township.
He was born Aug. 24, 1917 in Harrisburg. He was a son of the late Raymond E. and Nettie K. (Stahler) Beaver Sr.

He was the widower of Mary Catherine (Albert) Beaver.

He was a retired postal clerk for the post office in Harrisburg, a World War II Army Air Corps veteran and a member of the Riverview Golf Club at Defense Distribution Region East, New Cumberland.

He is survived by a sister, Betty E. Finnen of New Cumberland; two brothers, Raymond E. Beaver Jr. of Glyndon, Md. and W. Thomas Beaver of Little River, S.C., and several nieces and nephews. 

Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Lower Paxton Township.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
 

Edith E. Hemminger, 88, of Fairview Township died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997 in Harrisburg Hospital.
She was a member of Eberly's Mill Church of God, Camp Hill. 

She was the widow of Gilbert W. Hemminger Sr. 

She is survived by a son, Gilbert W. Hemminger Jr. of Carlisle, and five granddaughters.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Kimmel Funeral Home, Harrisburg. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Forever Caring Fund of the Church of God Home, 801 Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013.
 

A memorial mass will be celebrated for Mary E. Hill Arthur, 81, a guest at the Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Marsh Drive, Carlisle.
She died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born Feb. 20, 1916 in Tauton, Mass, she was a daughter of the late Delmer Jay and Mary Murphy Hill and the widow of Francis W. Arthur, who died in 1977. She was a former resident of Greenport, Long Island, in New York.
Mrs. Arthur was a 1934 graduate of Winooski High School in Winooski, Vt. and a 1938 graduate of Fanny Allen Hospital School of Nursing in Winooski.
A registered nurse, she also was well-known for her poetry and received many awards for her work. She was the author of the book "Rebel Nurse," which was published in 1959.
She was a veteran of World War II, having served in England with the U.S. Army Nurse Corps as a 1st lieutenant. She received the European Africian Middle Eastern Service Medal.
Mrs. Arthur was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Greenport, VFW Post 6704 and American Legion Post 109 in Mechanicsburg, the National Organization of World War Nurses, the Pennsylvania Poetry Society Inc., and the National Federation of State Poetry Societies.
She is survived by two daughters, Jean E. Arthur of West Palm Beach, Fla. and Mary A. Powell of Carlisle; a brother, D. James Hill of Medford, N.J.; a sister, Virginia LaPointe of West Palm Beach; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The Rev. Andrew J. Fontanella will be the celebrant at Tuesday's memorial mass. Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Lebanon County.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. There will be no viewing or visitation.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg, PA 17043.

Funeral services for Bertha Mae Clark, 92, of 15 Church Road, Carlisle, will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Dickinson Presbyterian Church, Carlisle.
She died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997 in Manor Care Health Services, South Middleton Township.
Born Dec. 5, 1905 in Greenwood Township, she was the daughter of the late Jesse C. and Anna M. Lindsay Brookhart and the widow of John J. Clark.
She was formerly employed at the Mary Cameron Estate in Donegal and the Cameron Estate at Kings Gap.
She was a member of Dickinson Presbyterian Church and Plainfield Grange 1727.
Surviving are two daughters, Joan L. Bonsall of Millerstown RD 3 and Grace E. Mellinger of Carlisle; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Richard D. Clark; six brothers; and six sisters.
The Rev. Dr. W. Marvin Randolph and the Rev. Andrew T. Bradley Sr. will officiate at services. Burial will be in Dickinson Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Penn Township.
There will be no viewing or visitation. Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be made to Dickinson Presbyterian Church, c/o Building Fund, 12 Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17013.

Funeral services for Annie B. Garlin, 80, of RD 2, Newport, will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in David Myers Funeral Home, Second and Walnut streets, Newport.
She died Friday, Dec. 19, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born April 20, 1917 in Newport, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Elma Reeder Beard and the widow of William L. Garlin.
Mrs. Garlin was retired from the Duncannon Dress Factory.
She is survived by a brother, Robert W. Beard of Carlisle; two sisters, Mary B. Nailor of Carlisle and Sara Parthemore of Albuquerque, N.M.; two nephews and one niece.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral Home. The Rev. Gary Bells will officiate at Tuesday's services.
Burial will be in Bloomfield Cemetery, New Bloomfield.
Memorial contributions can be made to Newport Ambulance League, P.O. Box 66, Newport, PA 17074.

James, R. Griffin, 26 of 139 S. Pitt St., Carlisle, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 1997.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle will announce arrangements when complete.

Charles Uriah Hamilton, 90, formerly of South Baltimore Avenue, Mt. Holly Springs, died Monday, Dec. 22, 1997 at Sarah Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle.
Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, will announce funeral arrangements when complete.

A memorial Eucharist service was held today for Otis J. Hill, 85, of 5099 Conocodell Drive, Fayetteville, formerly of Williamsport, at 10:30 a.m. in Christ Episcopal Church, 426 Mulberry St., Williamsport.
He died Friday, Dec. 19, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.
Born April 11, 1912 in Rittle Creek, he was a son of the late John D. and Mabel Houseknecht Hill and the widower of Eleanor J. Stoetzel Hill, who died Sept. 15, 1995.
Mr. Hill was a 1929 graduate of Williamsport High School and attended Lycoming College, Williamsport. He was a manager at National Cash Register in Hagerstown, Md., for 30 years, retiring in 1975, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
He was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Shippensburg, Royal P. Steinbacher American Legion Post 611 in South Williamsport, Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46 in Chambersburg, John F. Laedlein Lodge 707 F&AM in Williamsport and Penn National Golf Club in Fayetteville.
He is survived by a daughter, Susan H. Glick of Fayetteville, and one granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Larue Hill, in 1963 and a sister, Lorena Ranck, in 1997.
Canon William F. Murphey officiated at funeral services. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport.
There will be no viewing, but friends will be received Tuesday in the home of his daughter, 5125 Conocodell Drive, Fayetteville, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations can be made to St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 21 N. Prince St., Shippensburg, PA 17257.

Victory H. Lehr, 65, of 420 Lincoln St., Carlisle, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 1997 in his home.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, will announce arrangements when complete. 

Graveside services for Lois M. Petrontonio, 90, of Bayshore Drive, Bowers Beach, Del., formerly of Jacksonville, Fla., will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Barratts Chapel Cemetery, Frederica, Del.
She died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997 in her home.
She was the widow of Frank Petrontonio, who died in 1961.
Surviving are two daughters, Bonnie L. Reisinger of Bowers Beach and Ruth Sprout of Carlisle; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Lofland Funeral Home, Milford, Del., is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be made to The Gideons International, 906 S. Market St., Wilmington, DE 19805.

Funeral services for Margaret A. Sheaffer, 85, formerly of Loysville, will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville.
She died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997 in Perry Village Nursing Home, New Bloomfield.
Born March, 1, 1912 in Blain RR 1, she was the daughter of the late George M. and Bertha A. Wentz Scott and the widow of Albert K. Sheaffer.
She was retired as a laundress at Perry Village Nursing Home, New Bloomfield and a cook at the former Perry County Home, Loysville.
She was a member of Sheaffer's Valley Church of God, Landisburg RR 2.
Surviving are a son, Wayne A. of Loysville RR 1; four daughters, Betty J. Barninger of Millerstown RR 1, Helen L. Smith of Mechanicsburg, Linda K. Stuber of Hummelstown and Shirley A. Nace of Loysville RR 1; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Jay B. Eickhoff will officiate at Tuesday's services. Burial will be in Restland Cemetery, Loysville.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Perry County Literacy Council, P.O. Box 37, Newport, PA 17074.

Lewis H. Shellenberger, 81, of 871 Braggtown Road, Dillsburg, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 1997 at his home.
Born Oct. 8, 1916 in Dillsburg to the late John and Gertie A. Trimmer Shellenberger, he was a livestock farmer, a Standard-bred horse breeder and trainer, and a poultry vender at the Broad Street Market, Harrisburg.
He was a member of Mummerts Church of the Brethren, East Berlin and the U.S. Trotting Association.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy M. Crook Shellenberger; two sons, Robert L. of Camp Hill and Richard R. of Dillsburg; a daughter, Marilyn E. Krysher of Dover; and six grandchildren.
Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in Cocklin Funeral Home, 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg with the Rev. Harry Nell officiating.
Burial will be in Franklin Cemetery, Franklin Township, York County. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Lehman E. Strawser Sr., 79, of 2340 Ritner Highway, Carlisle, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, will announce arrangements when complete.

Funeral services for John L. Wertz, 69, of Mechanicsburg, will be held Dec. 29 at 11 a.m. in Myers Funeral Home, 37 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg..
He died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.
Born Dec. 8, 1928 in Mahanoy City, he was retired from the former Navy Ships Parts Control Center, Hampden Township. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife, Englis Wertz; two sons, John and Mark L. of Mechanicsburg; a daughter, Lisa L. Shoemaker of St. Peters, Mo.; his mother, Priccilla Kasper Wertz of Mahanoy City; three sisters, Margie J. Rooney of Springfield, Cathy Chambers of Seneca and Ann Myers of Pittsgrove, N.J.
Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville with full military honors.
Friends may call from 10:30 until 11 a.m. Dec. 29 in the funeral home.

Funeral services and burial for James, R. Griffin, 26 of 139 S. Pitt St., Carlisle, will be held in Arlington National Cemetery.
He died Sunday, Dec. 21, 1997 in Hershey Medical Center.
Born March 21, 1971 in Enterprise, Ala. to Jimmy Griffin of Florida and Lee Wheeler of Carlisle, he was a graduate of Baumholder American High School, Baumholder, Germany and attended the Colorado School of Mines and the University of Colorado.
Mr. Griffin served with the U.S. Army in Saudi Arabia and the Colorado National Guard with the Green Berets. He was a team leader at Lear Corp., Carlisle.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Tomoko Nakamura Griffin; a son, James Ryu Griffin; his stepfather, Garry F. Wheeler of Carlisle; a sister, Kathryn Kercher of Carlisle; maternal grandparents, Norman and Mary Herrin of Enterprise, Ala.; and paternal grandparents, L. F. and Carrie Griffin of Enterprise.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Charles Uriah Hamilton, 90, formerly of South Baltimore Avenue, Mt. Holly Springs, died Monday, Dec. 22, 1997 at Sarah Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle.
Born Nov. 9, 1907 in Adams County, he was a son of the late John and Barbara Powell Hamilton. He retired from the former Eaton-Dikeman Co., Mt. Holly Springs.
Surviving are his wife, Helen Elizabeth Riley Hamilton; six daughters, Ruth Reichert and Nellie Reynolds of York Springs, Margie Murray and Pearl Arnsberger of Mt. Holly Springs, Shirley Weidner and Patricia Griffie of Gardners; three sisters, Margarite Noel of McSherrystown, Jessie Noel of Bonneaville and Alice Kennedy of Gardners; 20 grandchildren; 13 step-grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 14 step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Charles U. Jr., and two brothers, Glenn and Raymond.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, with the Rev. Kenneth G. Swick officiating.
Burial will be in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Gettysburg. Friends may call Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Yellow Breeches EMS, 100 Chestnut St., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065.

Funeral services for Victor H. Lehr, 65, of 420 Lincoln St., Carlisle, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 201 W. Louther St., Carlisle.
He died Sunday, Dec. 21, 1997 in his home.
Born Dec. 21, 1932 in York to the late John A. and Mabel Meisenhelter Lehr, he was a graduate of North York High School and was retired from Sprint after 30 years of service.
A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Independent Telephone Workers of America.
Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Marian L. Miller Lehr; a son, Jon P. of Carlisle; two daughters, Karen Klersy of Bangor and Lynne Cheffins of Carlisle; two brothers, Ted of York and Jay of Southern Pines, N.C.; and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Lisa A. Lehr, three brothers and three sisters.
The Rev. Richard A. Ruff and 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, however, friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday in the church.
Memorial contributions can be made to Dogwood Hospice of Carlisle Hospital, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, PA 17013 or his church.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Funeral services for Lehman E. Strawser Sr., 79, of 2340 Ritner Highway, Carlisle, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in Brethren in Christ Church.
He died Sunday, Dec. 21, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born on Jan. 2, 1918 in McAlisterville to the late Lee E. and Pearl E. Stuck Strawser, he attended Stony Run School and was a member of the school band. He owned and operated dairy and poultry farms and also a hatchery in McAlisterville.
After moving to Carlisle in 1956, he established a business in construction and mechanical contracting. He was an active member of the Carlisle Brethren in Christ Church and its Sunday school class, and was also involved in missions work.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Ruth Eleanor Ehrenzeller Strawser; four sons, Lehman Jr. of New Bloomfield, Larry of Carlisle, Donald E. and Ronald G., both of Huntingtown, Md.; two daughters, Ruthann Stansfield of Newville and Suzanne Renno of Lancaster; two sisters, Ruth M. Stuck and Orpha M. Strawser, both of McAlisterville; 27 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Kenneth O. Hoke will officiate at Saturday's services. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, West Pennsboro Township. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday 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 Brethren in Christ Church, Mennonite Central Committee, 1155 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, PA 17013.

Gladys E. Alexander, 92, of 1906 Maple St., New Cumberland and formerly of Marysville, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 1997, at Harrisburg Hospital. 
Born Aug. 27, 1905, in Cambridge, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Henry and Carolyn Reidell Martin. She was the widow of Robert C. Alexander.
She was a retired clerk for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
Surviving are a son, Robert M. Alexander of Cleveland; a daughter, Ann Lebo of New Cumberland; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland, with the Rev. Thomas R. Springer officiating. Burial will be in Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Marysville.
Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Ruby K. Dice, 84, of 265 Duncan Road, Shippensburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 1997, in Chambersburg Hospital.
Born Dec. 22, 1913, in Pleasant Hall, she was a daughter of the late William F. and Mabel Hammond Newton.
A 1932 graduate of Chambersburg High School, Mrs. Dice was a member of Prince Street United Brethren Church and its Golden Rule Sunday School Class.
Surviving are her husband of 61 years, Roy J. Dice; two sons, Harold E. of Fredricksburg and Merle A. of Shippensburg; a daughter, Gladys L. Bender of Shippensburg; a sister, Abbie Heck of Shippensburg; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, with the Rev. Garry L. Culler officiating. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery, Greene Township, Franklin County.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Prince Street United Brethren Church, 20 N. Prince St., Shippensburg 17257.

Argoretta M. Lute, 74, of North Middleton Township died Dec. 22, 1997, at her granddaughter's home in Fairview Township.
Born Feb. 12, 1923, in Liverpool, she was the daughter of the late McKinley and Ruth Cauffman Foltz.
She was a graduate of Mechanicsburg High School and retired from Piezo Crystal Plant in Carlisle after 22 years of service.
Surviving are her husband of 34 years, Richard Lute, of 8 Heather Drive, North Middleton; a son, Carl L. Johnson of Glen Burnie, Md.; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Sandra Schultz officiating. Burial will be at convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dogwood Hospice, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle 17013. 

John L. McKillip, 78, 1550 Waggoners Gap Road, Carlisle, died Monday, Dec. 22, 1997, in Carlisle Hospital.
Born Dec. 21, 1919, in Carlisle, he was the son of the late George and Susanna DeLancey McKillip and the widower of Anna Mae Lehman McKillip.
He was a 1937 graduate of Carlisle High School.
Mr. McKillip was a former officer with the Carlisle Police Department, a former supervisor with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and a self-employed custom home builder. 
He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Carlisle, St. John's Lodge No. 260 F&AM, Zembo Shrine, Harrisburg Consistory, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Cumberland County Shrine Club, Bellaire Acre Rod and Gun Club, Carlisle, Mosquito Creek Sportsman's Association of Frenchville, Yellow Breeches Rod and Gun Club, and the Pennsylvania Sportsman Hall of Fame Association.
Surviving are his wife of 18 years, Mary Conrad McKillip; three daughters, Linda Ely of Mt. Holly Springs, Judy Gifford of North Kingstown, R.I., and Jan Marie Hertzler of Carlisle; a brother, Donald P. McKillip, Boiling Springs; a sister, Mary C. Russell, Carlisle; nine grandchildren and two great-grandsons.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Carlisle, with the Rev. Richard A. Ruff and the Rev. Sharon F. Kelly officiating. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens. 
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, and from 1-1:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. 
A Masonic service will be held at 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 W. Louther St., Carlisle 17013

John L. McKillip, 78, 1550 Waggoners Gap Road, Carlisle, died Monday, Dec. 22, 1997, in Carlisle Hospital.
Born Dec. 21, 1919, in Carlisle, he was the son of the late George and Susanna DeLancey McKillip and the widower of Anna Mae Lehman McKillip.
He was a 1937 graduate of Carlisle High School.
Mr. McKillip was a former officer with the Carlisle Police Department, a former supervisor with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and a self-employed custom home builder. 
He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Carlisle, St. John's Lodge No. 260 F&AM, Zembo Shrine, Harrisburg Consistory, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Cumberland County Shrine Club, Bellaire Acre Rod and Gun Club, Carlisle, Mosquito Creek Sportsman's Association of Frenchville, Yellow Breeches Rod and Gun Club, and the Pennsylvania Sportsman Hall of Fame Association.
Surviving are his wife of 18 years, Mary Conrad McKillip; three daughters, Linda Ely of Mt. Holly Springs, Judy Gifford of North Kingstown, R.I., and Jan Marie Hertzler of Carlisle; a brother, Donald P. McKillip, Boiling Springs; a sister, Mary C. Russell, Carlisle; nine grandchildren and two great-grandsons.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Carlisle, with the Rev. Richard A. Ruff and the Rev. Sharon F. Kelly officiating. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens. 
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, and from 1-1:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. 
A Masonic service will be held at 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 W. Louther St., Carlisle 17013

Glenn L. Myers, 64, of 2059 Lake Meade Road, York Springs, died Monday, Dec. 22, at Carlisle Hospital. 
He was a retired employee of the Ahlstrom Paper Group, Mt. Holly Springs.
Mr. Myers was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, York Springs, and the Latimore Valley Antique Tractor Association.
Surviving are his mother, Sarah Kenney Myers, of Dillsburg; his wife, Kathryn M. Ruppert Myers; two sons, Douglas G. of Mechanicsburg and Timothy L. of East Berlin; three daughters, Kimberly K. Lehman and Michelle L. Myers, both of York Springs, and Wendy L. Myers of Wellsville; five sisters, Arlene Books, Anna Myers, Betty McCurdy and June Grove, all of Dillsburg, and Alta Sowers of Hummelstown. Three grandchildren also survive.
Services will be Friday at 3:30 p.m. at Cocklin Funeral Home, 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg, with the Rev. Martin Horn officiating. Burial will be in Filey's Cemetery.
Friends may call Friday from 2:30 p.m. until the time of the services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be sent to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 216 Main St., York Springs 17372.

Margaret A. Stallsmith, 91, of Biglerville died Monday, Dec. 22, 1997, at the home of her granddaughter, Connie Machamer of Hummelstown. 
Born July 1, 1906, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Francis and Mary Trout Winegardner, of Emmittsburg, Md. She was the widow of John D. Stallsmith.
Mrs. Stallsmith was a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church in Biglerville and the Upper Adams Senior Center.
Surviving are a sister, Virginia Woodward of Emmittsburg, Md.; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. 
A son, John H. Stallsmith, preceded her in death.
Graveside services will be held, at 10 a.m. Saturday in Biglerville Cemetery with the Rev. Steven J. Knitter officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, 98 South Enola Drive, P.O. Box 266, Enola 17025-0266.
Dugan Funeral Home in Bendersville is handling the arrangements.

Reginald M. Suzuki, 87, of 120 E. Winding Hill Road, Mechanicsburg, died Monday, Dec. 22, 1997, at Manor Care Health Services.
Born Aug. 13, 1910, in Perth Amboy, N.J., he was the son of the late Reginald G. and Margaret Josko Susuki.
He was a graduate of Perkiomen Prep School and graduated in 1936 from Dickinson College in Carlisle. 
Mr. Suzuki was a former employee of Hunt Corporation and P.R. Hoffman, both of Carlisle, and retired from Progresso Services, Harrisburg, with 27 years of service. 
He was president of Leper Farm Sportsman's Club and a member of the American Association of Retired Persons.
Surviving are two foster sons, Edward Renard of Newville and Clyde Mumma of Mechanicsburg, and a cousin, Andrew Josko of Sarasota, Fla.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle. Friends may call there from 10 to 11 a.m.
Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions can be made to Pinnacle Health Hospice, 3705 Elmwood Road, Harrisburg 17110.

Ruby K. Dice, 84, of 265 Duncan Road, Shippensburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 1997 in the Chambersburg Hospital.
Born Dec. 22, 1913 in Pleasant Hall, she was a daughter of the late William F. and Mabel Hammond Newton.
She was a member of the Prince Street United Brethren Church and its Golden Rule Sunday School class.
Mrs. Dice was a 1932 graduate of Chambersburg High School.
She is survived by her husband, Roy J. Dice, who she married on Oct. 29, 1936; two sons, Harold E. Dice of Fredricksburg, Pa., and Merle A. Dice of Shippensburg; one daughter, Gladys L. Bender of Shippensburg; one sister, Abbie Heck of Shippensburg; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Inc., Shippensburg, with the Rev. Garry L. Culler officiating.
Burial will be in Norland Cemetery, Greene Township.
Viewing will be at the funeral home one hour prior to the services on Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Prince Street United Brethren Church, 20 North Prince Street, Shippensburg, PA 17257.

Alice S. Goodyear of Carlisle died Wednesday morning, Dec. 24, 1997 in the Thornwald Nursing Home, Carlisle.
Funeral services will be held Saturday morning, Dec. 27, in the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Carlisle, with the Rev. William C. Jacobs officiating. Burial will be in Ashland Cemetery, Carlisle. 
The Ewing Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
A complete obituary will follow at a later date.

Viola M. Hoover, 83, formerly of Carlisle, passed away in Hopkins, S.C., on Sunday, Dec. 7, 1997.
She was born to the late Joseph and Mable Boyd Negley of Newville.
Surviving are one daughter, Geraldine Crabtree of Hopkins, S.C.; three sisters, Gertrude Ginter and Ruth Brown, both of Carlisle, and Isabel Mountz of Boiling Springs; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held at Greenlawn Memorial Park in South Carolina.

Rolf I. Porko, 64, of Mechanicsburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 1997 in Lebanon VA Medical Hospital, South Lebanon Township.
He was a U.S. Army war veteran of Vietnam. He was retired from the U.S. military.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Kitzmiller Porko of Mechanicsburg; one step-daughter, Pennie Houser of Harrisburg; one brother, Ray Paglia of Kent, Washington; one sister, May Lund of Canada; and one step-granddaughter.
A graveside memorial service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 30 at 11 a.m. at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with Chaplain Bruce Farrell officiating.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society Cumberland County Unit, 117 North Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA 17013.
Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, is handling arrangements.

Clyde W. Preisler, 65, of 841 Forest Road, Chambersburg, died Monday, Dec. 22, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.
Born March 4, 1932 in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Dyer and Artiscia King Preisler.
He was a 1950 graduate of Chambersburg High School. He retired in 1989 after 25 years of service as an electrician at IBEA Local 143, Harrisburg.
He attended St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Williamson, and Abundant Life Chapel in Chambersburg.
He was a life member of the Franklin Fire Company Station 4, Chambersburg.
Survivors include his wife, Betty J. Daugherty Preisler of Chambersburg; one daughter, Vickie L. Negley of Chambersburg; three sons, Robert L. Preisler of Chambersburg, Timothy S. Preisler of Pom Bay, Fla., and Stephen R. Preisler of East Berlin; one sister, Alice Stouffer of Landsdown; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Audrey Preisler, and two brothers, Ralph Preisler and Dyer Preisler Jr.
A religious service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5327 Warm Spring Road, Williamson, with the Rev. Alan R. Wilson officiating.
Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.
Viewing will be Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. in the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 6041 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17112-1200.
Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Inc., Chambersburg.

Reginald M. Suzuki, 87, of 120 E. Winding Hill Road, Mechanicsburg, died Monday, Dec. 22, 1997, at Manor Care Health Services.
Born Aug. 13, 1910, in Perth Amboy, N.J., he was the son of the late Reginald G. and Margaret Josko Susuki.
He was a graduate of Perkiomen Prep School and graduated in 1936 from Dickinson College in Carlisle. 
Mr. Suzuki was a former employee of Hunt Corporation and P.R. Hoffman, both of Carlisle, and retired from Progresso Services, Harrisburg, with 27 years of service. 
He was president of Leper Farm Sportsman's Club and a member of the American Association of Retired Persons.
Surviving are two foster sons, Edward Renard of Newville and Clyde Mumma of Mechanicsburg, and a cousin, Andrew Josko of Sarasota, Fla.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle. Friends may call there from 10 to 11 a.m.
Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions can be made to Pinnacle Health Hospice, 3705 Elmwood Road, Harrisburg 17110.

Linda J. Boswell, 46, of 908 Franklin St., Carlisle, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 1997, in Hershey Medical Center.
She was born Feb. 27, 1951, in Carlisle and resided all her life in Carlisle. She was a graduate of Carlisle Senior High School.
Mrs. Boswell was employed by Capital Blue Cross-Blue Shield in Lemoyne as a customer service representative.
She was a member of West Street AME Zion Church, Carlisle, where she was a member of the choir, the ushers board, the missionary board and the finance committee. She was a member and president of the Buds of Promise of the church
She is survived by her husband of 29 years, Paul H. Boswell Jr.; two daughters, Shanell E. Budd of Carlisle and Heather A. Charles of Newburg; her parents, Frank E. and Sara G. Snowden Byers of Carlisle; five sisters, Sylvia A. Water of Oberlin and Maxine B. Patterson, Charmaine N. Felton, Moni L. Harper and Candace J. Byers-Hodge, all of Carlisle, and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Monday at 1 p.m. in West Street AME Zion Church, Carlisle, with Rev. Robert Richmond and Rev. Robert Woodall officiating.
Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens in West Pennsboro Township.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
There will be no viewing.

Alice S. Goodyear died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 1997, in the Thornwald Home, 442 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle. 
She was born in Fraizier, Chester County, a daughter of the late Harmer W. and Mary Seeds Stephens. 
Mrs. Goodyear resided most of her life in Carlisle.
She was the widow of Jacob M. Goodyear, who died July 1, 1956. She also was preceded in death by her son, Samuel Morrett Goodyear II, who died Jan. 26, 1989.
Mrs. Goodyear was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Altar Guild in Carlisle, Carlisle Hospital Auxiliary, Carlisle YWCA and its Quilting Guild, Friends of the Bosler Library, Carlisle Historical Society, Carlisle Garden Club, Carlisle Civic Club, Cumberland County Lawyers Wives Association, Mary Dickens Club and Sarah A. Todd Home Auxiliary.
She is survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 E. High St., Carlisle with the Rev. William C. Jacobs officiating. Burial will be in Ashland Cemetery, Carlisle. There will be no viewing.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Restoration Fund of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 21 S. Bedford St., Carlisle 17013.

John A. Husic, 83, of 506 Range End Road, Carroll Township, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 1997, at Holy Spirit Hospital.
He was born Sept. 15, 1914, in Steelton a son of the late Michael A. and Agnes Husic.
He was retired from Bethlehem Steel in Steelton. He also was a former employee of Book of the Month Club in Upper Allen Township and the former Capital Products in Hampden Township.
Mr. Husic was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Upper Allen Township.
Surviving are his wife, Pearl R. Wentz Husic; a son, James E. Husic of Dillsburg; two daughters, Florence M. Kerns of Middletown and Tonya A. Husic of Dillsburg; two brothers, William Husic and Randolph Husic of Steelton; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday in his church, 310 Hertzler Road, Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. Richard P. Waldron officiating.
Burial will be in Rolling Green Cemetery, Lower Allen Township.
A viewing is set for 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 117 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.

Funeral services for Ioannis E. "John" Panagos, 60, will be at noon Saturday in Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Camp Hill.
Panagos, 60, of 100 E. King St., Shippensburg, died Wednesday in Chambersburg Hospital.
Born April 4, 1937, in Neohorion, Greece, he was a son of the late Efthimeos G. and Vasiliki Panagos Panagos.
Mr. Panagos was the owner of the Pizza House in Shippensburg for the last 25 years.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. 
The Rev. George Daskalakis will officiate at Saturday's services. The viewing will begin Saturday one hour before the services. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery in Greene Township. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 1000 Yverdon Drive, Camp Hill 17011.
Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg, is in charge of the arrangements.

Mass of Christian burial for Dr. John B. Sabol, 81, of 510 S. College St., Carlisle, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in St. Patrick Shrine Church, 140 E. Pomfret St., Carlisle.
He died Thursday, Dec. 25, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born Dec. 16, 1916 in Eckley, he was a son of the late John and Anna Rindock Sabol.
Dr. Sabol was a graduate of M.M.I. Preparatory School in Freeland, Lehigh University and a 1943 graduate of Temple Medical School in Philadelphia, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
He was a general practitioner in Carlisle for many years.
A captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during World War II, Dr. Sabol served in the China-Berma-India Theater and held a Bronze Star.
He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church of Carlisle, where he was a former choir member. He also was a member of the Cumberland County and Pennsylvania medical societies; Knights of Columbus, Fraternal Order of Eagles and Elks Lodge 578, all of Carlisle; and a former president of Cumberland County TB Association.
Surviving are his wife, Betty June Gibb Sabol; two sons, John R. of Glen Rock and James B. of Merritt Island, Fla.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Andrew J. Fontanella will officiate at Tuesday's service. Burial will be in Ashland Cemetery, Carlisle.
Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, where the Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania, 4813 Johnstown Road, Harrisburg, Pa.

Graveside services for Evelyn P. Wagner, 69, of Carlisle, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Mechanicsburg Cemetery.
She died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 1997 in Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle. 
Born Sept. 4, 1928, in Dillsburg, she was a daughter of the late James H. and Mary A. Spealman Davis. She was the widow of Thomas L. Wagner.
Surviving are one son, Glenn M. Corica of Carlisle; two daughters, Linda S. Corica of Naples, Fla., and Patricia A. Martin of Mechanicsburg; two stepsons, Thomas Wagner of Middletown and Eric L. Wagner of York Haven; one brother, Kenneth Davis of Halifax; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Paul A. Jones will officiate at Monday's service.
There will be no viewing or visitation. Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, is handling arrangements.

Richard N. Failor, 62, of Etters died Thursday, Dec. 25, 1997 at home. 
Born June 6, 1935 in Harrisburg, he was a son of Ursula Neff Failor and the late Richard H. Failor.
A U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, Mr. Failor was employed by Wilcox Forging, Mechanicsburg. 
He was a member of Guy Shelly American Legion Post 974 of New Cumberland and Mechanicsburg Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6704.
In addition to his mother, surviving are his companion, Letty Walp of Mechanicsburg; two sons, Daniel of Richland, N.C., and Steven of Jacksonville, N.C.; one brother, Robert F. of Etters; one sister, Patience A. Eckman of Carlisle; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
Myers Funeral Home of Mechanicsburg is handling arrange- ments.
 

Services for Michael P. Ondo, 48, of 1 Channel Drive, Carlisle, formerly of Homer City, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Bowser Funeral Home, 121 E. Church St., Homer City.
He died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 1997 in Indiana Hospital, Indiana, Pa.
Born, Dec. 22, 1949 in Indiana, he was a son of George and Ethel Ondo of Homer City.
A graduate of Triangle Tech, Pittsburgh, Mr. Ondo was employed in the coal industry for 20 years at Lucerne Six as a mechanic and was later employed by Highway Master of Norristown.
He was a former member of Red Barn Sportsmen's Club, former president of ABATE and a member of United Mine Workers Local 488, Lucerne Mines.
In addition to his parents, surviving are his former wife, Marlene Ondo of Indiana; one son, Gregory M. of Albuquerque, N.M.; one brother, Richard E. of Brush Valley; two sisters, Suzanne Ondo of Indiana and Georgette Bokash of Marco Island, Fla.; and three nieces. He was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Ondo.
Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery, Indiana.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Dorothy J. "Toot" Steigleman, 67, of 405 Potato Road, Upper Frankford Township, died Friday, Dec. 26, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born Sept. 22, 1930 in Reading, she was a daughter of the late John and Beulah Worthington Mellinger.
Surviving are her husband, Derwood "Chick" Steigleman; one daughter, Doris M. Blosser of Carlisle; one son, Luther E. Dinges Jr. of York; one stepson, David Steigleman of Mt. Holly Springs; two stepdaughters, Jaynee Hubble of Atville, Calif., and Deborah Steigleman of Carlisle; one brother, Raymond Mellinger of Carlisle; three sisters, Helen Trayer of Carlisle, Kathryn McClintock of Mechanicsburg and Jean McVitty of Shippensburg; six grandchild- ren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Howard A. Kerstetter officiating.
Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.
Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Services for Bobby R. Halsey, 43, of 10 Stoney Run Road, Dillsburg, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Cocklin Funeral Home, 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg,
He died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 1997 at home.
Born March 27, 1954 in Norfolk, Va., he was a son of Vivian Gay Ashe of Moyock, N.C., and Zealon E. Halsey of Nashville, Tenn.
An employee of Rogele Construction Company, Harrisburg, Mr. Halsey was a member of Country and Town Baptist Church of Mechanicsburg.
In addition to his parents, surviving are his wife, Patricia N. Lehman Halsey; one son, Jesse A. Moritz of Dillsburg; three daughters, Desiree B. Lehman, Lisa R. Halsey and Jamie S. Halsey, all of Dillsburg; one brother, Jeffrey Ashe of Virginia Beach, Va.; and one sister, Donna Metcalfe of Moyock, N.C.
The Rev. Charles Teague will officiate at Sunday's service. Burial will be in Dillsburg Cemetery.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church, 1822 South Market St., Mechanicsburg, Pa. 17055. 

Services for Mary Catharine "Kit" Reisinger Sausman, 66, of 126 W. McClure St., New Bloomfield, formerly of Blain, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Trinity United Church of Christ, High Street, New Bloomfield.
She died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 1997 at home. 
Born Dec. 30, 1930 at RR1 Blain, she was a daughter of the late Rodney F. and Mary Eva Briner Reisinger. She was the widow of Clarence E. "Sam" Sausman, who died Jan. 5, 1986.
Mrs. Sausman was formerly employed by Blain Hotel and a sewing factory in New Germantown.
She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ in Blain, the ladies' auxiliary of New Bloomfield Fire Company and New Bloomfield Ambulance Club.
Surviving are two sons, Daniel E. of Harrisburg and J. Craig of Elliottsburg; one daughter, Mari Jo Rudy of Shermans Dale; and three grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by one brother, Rodney E. Reisinger, and one sister, Marjorie Nelson.
The Rev. Alan K. Foor will officiate at Monday's service. 
Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
Friends may call from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church.
Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville, is handling arrange- ments.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 659, New Bloomfield, Pa. 17068.


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