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Services for Thomas Scott Shirley, 44, of Carlisle, will be held July 19 at 11 a.m. at St. Mark's Church, Shanksville.
He died June 26, 1997.

Born in Erie, he was the son of Thomas H. Shirley and the late Marilyn Allshouse Shirley.

Mr. Shirley, a graduate of McDowell High School and Edinboro University, served in the United States Navy.

At the time of his death he was associated with the United States Army War College as a technical biomedical master and was well known for his expertise in this field as well as teaching computers.

In addition to his father, he is survived by an uncle, Telford Lowery.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Maura Dee Shirley, maternal grandparents, Donald and Marie Allshouse; paternal grandparents, Frank and Maud Weaver Shirley; and an aunt, Emmylou Shirley Lowery.

Private burial services will be held in Clarion, Pa., Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to a scholarship fund in his name, Thomas S. Shirley, 3117 W. Ridge Road, Erie, 16506.

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Geneva M. Roth, 79, of 114 East York St., Biglerville, died Sunday, July 6, 1997 at Gettysburg Hospital.
Born Oct. 24, 1917 in Elk City, Okla., she was a daughter of the late George and Viva Cox Schachle and the widow of Sterling "Bud" J. Roth, who died in 1979.

Mrs. Roth was a former employee of Upper Adams School District, Biglerville, where she was employed as a cook.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Ladies Auxiliary of the Biglerville Fire Company, Ladies Auxiliary of Ira E. Lady American Legion Post No. 262, Biglerville Garden Club and the Monday Morning Breakfast Group, all of Biglerville, and Gettysburg Women of Moose Chapter No. 182.

Surviving are two daughters, Rebecca Miller of Hanover and Connie Kuykendall of Biglerville; four sons, George Sr. of Biglerville, Edwin of York Springs, Sterling "Bud" and Donnie, both of Biglerville; two sisters, Clarabelle Riley of Pensecola, Fla. and Marie Miller of Anaheim. Calif.; four brothers, Leo Schachle of Savannah, Tenn., Michael Schachle of Anchorage, Alaska., Steve Schachle of Anchor Point, Alaska. and Pat Schachle of Fairbanks, Alaska; 21 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Dorothy Kuykendall, in 1976.

Services will be held at 10 a.m Thursday in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 25 Franklin St., Biglerville with the Rev. Joel L. Zeiders officiating. Burial will be in the Biglerville Cemetery.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Dugan Funeral Home, 111 S. Main St., Biglerville.

Memorial contributions can be made to her church, 25 Franklin St., Biglerville 17307.

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Barbara A. Alexander, 63, of 2065 Ritner Highway, Carlisle, died Monday, July 7, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

Born Dec. 19, 1933 in St. Louis, Mo., she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Dorothy Roy Artis.

Mrs. Alexander was an interior designer for Anthony's Furniture.

She was a member of St. Patrick's Church, Carlisle and a member of the PTO for St. Patrick's School.

Surviving are her husband, Thomas Alexander; two sons, Thomas III of Carlisle and Gregory of Newville; four daughters, Deirdre Derick of Marysville, Deborah L. Mullen, Dawn Alexander and Dodi Alexander, all of Carlisle; a brother, Robert Artis of Michigan; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held.

The Cremation Society of Harrisburg is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick's Elementary School, the Reading Garden or Library Fund, Marsh Drive, Carlisle, 17013.

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Rosie Rebecca Cunningham, 88, a resident of Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro, Md., died Monday, July 7, 1997 at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, Md.

Born Jan. 21, 1909 in Pondsville, Md., she was a daughter of the late John William and Anna Mae Swope Webb and the widow of Robert Edward Cunningham, who died in 1978.

Mrs. Cunningham, a homemaker, was a former member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Rohersville, Md. and currently a member of Rehobeth United Methodist Church in Williamsport, Md.

Surviving are two daughters, Loleta M. Potter of Boonsboro and Shirley Y. Moser of Hagerstown; two sons, William F. of Carlisle and Roger L. of Hutchinson, Kan.; two brothers, Joseph W. Webb and John W. Webb Jr., both of Hagerstown; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Ann Cunningham; three infant children; two sisters, Leona Keadle and Betty Dandelske; and three brothers, Wesley Webb, Merrick Webb and Charles Webb.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, with the Rev. James Swecker, the Rev. Carolyn Boyce and Debra Roberson officiating. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Reeders, 141 S. Main St., Boonsboro, Md., 21713, Bethel United Methodist Church, care of Loleta Potter, 7929-A15 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, Md. 21713, or Rehobeth United Methodist Church, 30 E. Salisbury St., Williamsport, Md. 21795.

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Services for John S. Feister, 85, of 624 South Mountain Road, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Cocklin Funeral Home, 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg.

He died Sunday, July 6, 1997 at home.

Born Sept. 23, 1911 in Carroll Township, Perry County, he was a son of the late Joseph P. and Anna Feister.

Mr. Feister was a retired supervisor for Genesco Inc., formerly of Carlisle.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth V. Diller Feister; a son, Donald C. of Dillsburg; and a sister, Jennie Shrawder of Carlisle.

The Rev. John Good will officiate at Wednesday's service. Burial will be in Dillsburg Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Harmony Bethel Church of God, 3 Clear Springs Road, Dillsburg 17019 or to the Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, 98 S. Enola Drive, P.O. Box 266, Enola 17025.

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Kenneth E. Fogelsanger, 72, of 11693 Old Mill Road, Shippensburg, died Monday, July 7, 1997 at home.

Born Sept. 28, 1924 in Guilford Township, Franklin County, he was a son of the late Reuben B. and Martha Hartman Fogelsanger.

Mr. Fogelsanger was the owner of the former Fogelsanger's Radiator and Welding Shop, Shippensburg. He retired in 1981.

He was a member of Shippensburg Church of the Brethren, where he was deacon emeritus and a former secretary. He was also a member of the Old Chimney Hunting Club, the American Association of Retired Persons, Fort Morris Chapter and the Good Sam Camping Club.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Watson Fogelsanger; two brothers, Jay E. of Hanover and the Rev. Donald H. of Chambersburg; a sister, Mildred L. Long, of Elizabethtown; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Shippensburg Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Paul Boll and the Rev. Wayne Hall officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Memorial Fund of Shippensburg Church of the Brethren, 253 E. Garfield St., Shippensburg 17257.

Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg, is in charge of the arrangements.

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Ollie Gitt, 89, of Mt. Holly Springs, died Monday, July 7, 1997 at his home.

Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle will announce arrangements when complete.

Paul E. Hedin Sr., 63, of 1111 Baldwin St., Mechanicsburg, died Monday, July 7, 1997 in Blue Ridge Haven West, Camp Hill.

Born Feb. 20, 1934 in Worchester, Mass., he was a son of the late Gerard and Myrtle Johnson Hedin.

Mr. Hedin was a 1956 graduate of Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio. He was vice president of Carlos R. Leffler Inc., Richland.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mechanicsburg and the American Society of Lubrication Engineers.

Surviving are his wife, Shirley L. Cullinan Hedin; three sons, Paul E. Jr. of Lewisberry, Richard J. of Etters and Bruce E. of Mountain View, Calif.; a daughter, Brenda Sue Hovde of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; a brother, Gerard E. of Sewickley; and six grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg with the Rev. Darius Moss and the Rev. Dr. Howard Hovde officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

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

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Lung Association of South Central Pennsylvania, 488 W. Market St., York 17403

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Victor K. Kingsborough, 84, of 3460 Spring Road, Carlisle, died Monday, July 7, 1997 in Thornwald Nursing Home, Carlisle.

Born Nov. 4, 1912 in Middlesex Township, he was a son of the late W. Seibert and Edith Lerew Kingsborough.

Mr. Kingsborough was owner and operator of Kingsborough Brothers Fuel Co. of Carlisle Springs, a fuel oil and coal business, retiring several years ago.

He was a member of St. Matthews United Church of Christ, Carlisle Springs, where he was a former member and past president of the church consistory. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Goldie Lightner Kingsborough; three brothers, Ray W., Albert H. and Eugene, all of Carlisle, and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, V. Kenneth Jr., who died July 11, 1996, and a brother, Paul.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in his church, 3240 Spring Road, Carlisle, with the Rev. Darrell Justh officiating. Burial will be in Kutz's Cemetery, Middlesex Township.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorial contributions can be made to his church, 3240 Spring Road, Carlisle 17013.

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J. Earl Leib, 91, a resident of the Church of God Home, Carlisle and formerly of South Middleton Township, died Monday, July 7, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

Born March 6, 1906 in Carlisle, he was a son of the late John and Annie Cornman Leib and the widower of Mary Hoover Leib.

Mr. Leib was an employee of C.H. Masland and Sons, Carlisle and a former farmer in South Middleton Township.

He was a member of the Hillcrest Church of God, North Middleton Township.

Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Dean E. and Carol Leib of Churchville; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Blanche Leib.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle with the Rev. Philip H. Sturr officiating. Burial will be in North Middleton Church of God Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Church of God Home, 801 N. Hanover St., Carlisle 17013.

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Services for Calvin H. Bobo, 91, of York Springs, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Monahan Funeral Home, 232 Main St., York Springs.

He died Tuesday, July 8, 1997 in Gettysburg Hospital.

Born April 24, 1906 in Fisher, W.Va., he was a son of the late Calvin and Lucy Mongold Bobo.

Mr. Bobo retired in 1966 after serving 23 years with the U.S. Naval Depot in Mechanicsburg.

Surviving are his wife, Velma Ritchie Bobo; five daughters, Laurene Tate and Patsy Bobo of Gardners, Eula Borror of York, Janet Pappas of Middletown and Barbara Villarreal of Hummelstown; a brother, Pressley of Petersburg, W.Va.; a sister, Mamie Milburn of Berkley Springs, W.Va.; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Burial will be in Wenksville Cemetery, Wenksville.

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

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Rosie Rebecca Cunningham, 88, a resident of Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro, Md., died Monday, July 7, 1997 at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, Md.

Born Jan. 21, 1909 in Pondsville, Md., she was a daughter of the late John William and Anna Mae Swope Webb and the widow of Robert Edward Cunningham, who died in 1978.

Mrs. Cunningham, a homemaker, was a former member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Rohersville, Md. and currently a member of Rehobeth United Methodist Church in Williamsport, Md.

Surviving are two daughters, Loleta M. Potter of Boonsboro and Shirley Y. Moser of Hagerstown; two sons, William F. of Carlisle and Roger L. of Hutchinson, Kan.; two brothers, Joseph W. Webb and John W. Webb Jr., both of Hagerstown; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Ann Cunningham; three infant children; two sisters, Leona Keadle and Betty Dandelske; and three brothers, Wesley Webb, Merrick Webb and Charles Webb.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, with the Rev. James Swecker, the Rev. Carolyn Boyce and Debra Roberson officiating. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Reeders, 141 S. Main St., Boonsboro, Md., 21713, Bethel United Methodist Church, care of Loleta Potter, 7929-A15 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, Md. 21713, or Rehobeth United Methodist Church, 30 E. Salisbury St., Williamsport, Md. 21795.

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Services for Oliver "Ollie" Gitt, 89, of Walnut Street, Mt. Holly Springs, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.

He died Monday, July 7, 1997 in his home.

Born May 14, 1908 in Dickinson Township, he was a son of the late Louis and Julia Danner Gitt and resided most of his life in Mt. Holly Springs.

Mr. Gitt was a retired employee of Kimberly-Clark, Mt. Holly Springs, where he was employed as a shipping clerk. He was also formerly employed at Frog, Switch and Manufacturing Co., Carlisle.

A member of the Methodist faith, he was also a railroad buff and a member of several railroad clubs.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews.

The Rev. Bradley C. Knepp will officiate Friday's service. Burial will be in Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home.

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Services for Mary L. Kollas, 88, of 156 Belvedere St., Carlisle, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Harrisburg, 1000 Yverdon Drive, Camp Hill.

She died Monday, July 7, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

Born July 7, 1909 in Neohorion, Greece, she was a daughter of the late Athanasios and Katherine Fourlas Lois and the widow of Charles Kollas, who died in 1979.

Mrs. Kollas was the former co-owner of the Hamilton Restaurant in Carlisle with her late husband. She was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Harrisburg, Camp Hill.

Surviving are two daughters, Clara Kanganis of Camp Hill and Helen Kollas of New York City; a son, William of Lemoyne; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Anthony Demetri will officiate at Thursday's service. Burial will be in Westminster Cemetery, North Middleton Township.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle. A Trisagion service will be held Wednesday at 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to her church.

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Joseph R. Kowitski, 68, of Susquehanna Township, died Tuesday, July 8, 1997 in Community General Osteopathic Hospital, Lower Paxton Township.

Born Nov. 19, 1928 in Centralia, he was a son of the late Joseph A. and Elizabeth McGinley Kowitski.

Mr. Kowitski was retired from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. He also was retired from the law practice of Dale E. Anstine of York.

A graduate of Mt. St. Mary's College, Emmittsburg, Md. and Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Penbrook.

He was also a member of the VFW, American Legion, the Verhovay Club, Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees, the state Bar Association and the Holy Name Society.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Maclay Kowitski; two daughters, Ann K. Barber of Windham, N.H. and Dr. Carol K. Robinson of Carlisle; two brothers, Eugene of Bridgewater Township, N.J. and Robert of Washington Township, N.J.; and three grandchildren.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday in his church with the Rev. Michael Laicha as celebrant. Private burial will be at the convenience of the family. 

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Neill Funeral Home, Paxtang.

Memorial contributions can be made to his church, 2848 Herr St., Harrisburg 17103.

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Watson Lewis Sadler of 277 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, died Tuesday, July 8, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, will announce arrangements when complete.

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Private services for Marie L. Bader, 82, of 109 Garland Drive, Carlisle, will be held at the convenience of the family.

She died Monday, July 7, 1997 in Forest Park Health Center.

Born Dec. 24, 1914 in St. Clair, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Anna McNeal Breslin.

A housewife, Mrs. Bader served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Carlisle.

Surviving are her husband, Earl Bader; a son, Martin of Washington; two daughters, Ann Simpson of Illinois and Mary Louise Krapf of Delaware; and four grandchildren.

Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery. The Cremation Ceremony of Pennsylvania is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Patrick's Catholic Church, School Scholarship Fund, Pomfret Street, Carlisle 17013.

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Services for Barbara Thompson Brown, 41, of Newville, will be held at the convenience of the family.

She died Tuesday, July 8, 1997 in her home.

Born Aug. 20, 1955 in Las Cruces, N.M., she was a daughter of the late Arthur William and Martha Genieva Ives Thompson.

A U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, Ms. Brown was a retired state trooper for the Pennsylvania State Police.

She was a member of the Pennsylvania State Trooper Association, Fraternal Order of Police, The Plum Run Hunt and was a member of the Episcopalian faith.

Surviving are her fiance, Dean B. Shipe of Newville; a son, Kyle A. Brown of Altoona; a sister, Marti T. Adkins of Fort Worth, Texas; a brother, Warren T. Thompson of Richland, Wash.; a stepbrother, Trent D. Thompson of Alabama; two nephews and one niece.

Egger Funeral Home, Newville, is handling arrangements.

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Vera S. Oberholtzer, 39, of 99 Koser Lane, Shippensburg, died Wednesday, July 9, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Oct. 19, 1957 in Lancaster, she was a daughter of Norman H. and Katie S. Snyder Weaver of Leola.

Mrs. Oberholtzer was a member of Shippensburg Old Order Mennonite Church.

In addition to her parents, surviving are her husband, Elvin R. Oberholtzer; a son, Lamar W., at home; six daughters, Louise W., Wilma W., Marlene W., Joann W., Mary Jane W. and Karen W., all at home; a brother, Clarence S. Weaver of Martinsburg, W.Va.; four sisters, Edna S. Martin of Lewisburg, Ruth S. Reiff of Mifflinburg, Ellen S. Zimmerman and Irene S. Oberholtzer, both of Leola; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet W. Oberholtzer, who died May 22, 1995.

Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in Shippensburg Old Order Mennonite Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Oberholtzer residence. For religious reasons, the family requests the omission of flowers.

Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg, is handling arrangements.

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Services for L. Watson Sadler, 81, of 277 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at St. John's Episcopal Church on the Square in Carlisle.

he died Tuesday, July 8, 1997 at Carlisle Hospital.

Born Nov. 1, 1915 in Adams County, he was a son of the late Isaac and Laura B. Myers Sadler.

Mr. Sadler was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II who participated in the Battle of the Bulge and the invasion of Normandy. He graduated from Biglerville High School and attended Lycoming College. 

He was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Carlisle, Hebron Lodge F&AM, New Oxford and the Harrisburg Consistory.

Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Jane Buehler Sadler; two sons, David W. of Warwick, N.Y. and James R. of Carlisle; a daughter, Charlotte B. of Wildwood Crest, N.J.; a sister, Virginia Baldwin of Carlisle; two granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Margaretta Wilson.

The Rev. Dr. Mark A. Scheneman and the Rev. Marcia C. Wilkinson will officiate at Friday's service. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.

Memorial contributions can be made to his church, P.O. Box 612, Carlisle 17013.

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Services for Roy Douglas Swann, 50, of 8 Beechwood Drive, Dillsburg, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Ronan Funeral Home, 255 York Road, Carlisle.

He died Monday, July 7, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.

Born Nov. 21, 1946 in Buffalo, N.Y., he was a son of Violet Anne Cassidy Swann of Hamburg, N.Y. and the late Roy George Swann.

Mr. Swann was employed as a custodian in the Northern York School District. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Church of God, Dillsburg, and was active in the Dillsburg Youth Baseball Association.

Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Song Sun Yi Swann; five daughters, Kimberlee Anne Coriglano of Denver, Colo., Marybeth L. Swann of Harrisburg, Rebecca L. Stamy of Boiling Springs, Erin K. Swann of Dillsburg and Susan M. Swann of Dillsburg; a son, Roy G. of Dillsburg; and a granddaughter.

The Rev. Philip H. Sturr Jr. will officiate at Friday's service. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, West Pennsboro Township.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Roy G. Swann College Fund, c/o Rebecca Stamy, 575 Mountain Road, Boiling Springs 17007.

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Amos Bruce Orner Sr., 80. of 3015 Leola Ave., Pittsburgh and 180 Quaker valley Road, Biglerville, died Thursday, July 10, 1997, at Gettysburg Hospital.

Born May 1, 1917, in Arendtsville, he was a son of the late David H. and Mary J. Funt Orner.

Mr. Orner was a former supervisor for Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran and a 32nd degree Mason.

Surviving are his wife, Olive E. Barbour Orner; a son, Amos B. Orner Jr. of Pittsburgh; a brother, Ronald E. of Arendtsville; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Jayne K. Cochrane.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 25 Franklin St., Biglerville with the Rev. Joel L. Zeiders officiating. Burial will be in the Greenmount Cemetery, Arendtsville.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Dugan Funeral Home, 111 S. Main St., Bendersville and also at the church on Monday from 9 to 10 a.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children-Philadelphia Unit, 8400 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia 19152.

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Services for Murray Johnson Peele, 65, of 104 Willow View Drive, Carlisle, will be held in Columbia, S.C.

He died Wednesday, July 9, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

Born May 18, 1932 in Lexington, S.C., he was the son of the late James B. Sr. and Lila Mae Roof Peele and the widower of Aiko Yamamoto Peele.

Mr. Peele, a graduate of Columbia Junior College, was a retired staff sergeant in the U.S. Army and a Vietnam veteran.

He was a member of the American Legion, VFW and Bethel United Methodist Church, all of Columbia, S.C.

Surviving are a son, Michael A. of Alexandria, Va.; a daughter, Martha A. Fecteau of Carlisle; a brother, James B. Jr. of Lexington, S.C.; a sister, Margaret E. Lowe of Frederick, Md.; and a granddaughter.

Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in Columbia, S.C.

Local arrangements are being handled by Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, Carlisle.

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Dorothy E. Winters, 92, of Franklin County Nursing Home and formerly of Shippensburg and Greencastle, died Thursday, July 10, 1997 in the nursing home.

Born Sept. 8, 1914 in Shippensburg, she was a daughter of the late Dennie and Martha Gipe Van Scyoc and the widow of Clyde W. Winters, who died April 21, 1987.

Mrs. Winters was retired from a dress factory in Waynesboro. She attended Shippensburg First Assembly of God Church.

Surviving are a sister, Martha J. Davis of Shippensburg, and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers and a sister.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Inc., 112 W. King St., Shippensburg with the Rev. Arnold V. Segesman officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.

Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.> Memorial contributions can be made to Shippensburg First Assembly of God Church, 420 Baltimore Road, Shippensburg 17257.

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Rose E. Weber, 84, of 1109 Apple Dr., Mechanicsburg, died Friday, July 11, 1997 in Harrisburg Hospital.
Born July 20, 1912, in Meyersdale, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Anna Arena D'Amico. She was the widow of Louis C. Weber.

A retired manager for Penn Motel in Mechanicsburg, Mrs. Weber was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mechanicsburg.

Surviving are one son, Joseph C. of Carlisle; one brother, Anthony D'Amico of Mechanicsburg; three sisters, Joan Keating of Mechanicsburg and Rita Huth and Celia Mahone, both of Florida; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 400 E. Simpson Ferry Road, Mechanics- burg, with the Rev. Daniel Powell officiating. Burial will be in Meyersdale Catholic Cemetery, Somerset County.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanics- burg, with the Rosary recited at 8:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to her church or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, Tenn. 38101.

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Services for Robert J. "Bob" Chestnut, 80, of 9386 Sporting Hill Road, Orrstown, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg.
He died Thursday, July 10, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Oct. 17, 1916 in North Newton Township, he was a son of the late William B. and Rena Barrick Chestnut. He was the widower of Esther E. Hockenberry Bechtel Chestnut, who died Oct. 30, 1988.

An Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Chestnut was retired from Mechanicsburg Naval Supply Depot and the former ITT Domestic Pump Co. of Shippens- burg.

He attended First Wesleyan Church of Shippensburg.

Surviving are his sister, Anna E. Weaver of Orrstown; three stepsons, Dennis H. Bechtel of Orrstown and Harold L. and Daryl D. Bechtel, both of Shippensburg; two stepdaughters, Barbara A. Bryan and Evelyn M. Gutshall, both of Shippensburg; a number of stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; and a companion, Marcella R. Williamson of Shippensburg.

The Rev. David J. Anderson will officiate at Monday's service.

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

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

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William H. Smith, 67, of 1521 Kathryn St., New Cumberland, died Friday, July 11, 1997 at home.
Born March 22, 1930 in Girrardville, he was a son of the late Harry and Frieda Cancerious Smith.

He was the widower of Dorothy L. Beaver Smith.

An Air Force veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Smith was a retired sales manager for Swift and Co. and Dutch Master Meats. He also retired from the Air National Guard.

He was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church of New Cumberland; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7530 of Lower Allen Township; New Cumberland Lions Club; Steelton Moose Lodge; New Cumberland American Legion Post 143, where he served as past commander, steward and was involved with the 40&8; and president and service officer of the Home Association.

Surviving are his wife, Mary A. Hayes Smith; one son, Randall W. of New Cumberland; three daughters, Cynthia L. Penton of Mobile, Ala., Michele M. of Los Angeles, Calif., and Lisa A. Spong of Camp Hill; a sister, Ruth Fite of New Cumberland; and four grandchildren.

Services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Paul's Evangelical Church, 524 Bridge St., New Cumberland, with the Rev. Richard G. Lorenz officiating.

Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Township.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Parthemore Funeral Home, 1303 Bridge St., New Cumberland, where an American Legion service will be held at 7 p.m. 

Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.

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Services for Arnetta I. Paxton, 81, of York County Nursing Home, formerly of Wellsville, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in Cocklin Funeral Home, 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg.
She died Thursday, July 10, 1997 in York Memorial Hospital.

Born March 22, 1916 in Warrington Township, York County, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Margaret Kimmel Harlacker.

She was the widow of Claude Elmer Paxton.

A former cook for Bakers Restaurant in Dillsburg, Mrs. Paxton was a member of Wellsville Fire Co. Ladies' Auxiliary.

Surviving are one son, Francis C. of York Haven; one daughter, Charmaine I. Zinn of Wellsville; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Bernard Crone will officiate at Monday's service.

Burial will be in Suburban Memorial Gardens, Dover.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to York County Nursing Home, 118 Pleasant Acres Road, York, Pa. 17402.

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Rosie E. Mentzer, 88, of 15363 W. Creek Road, Shippensburg, died Friday, July 11, 1997 in Swaim Health Center, Newville.
Born Feb. 14, 1909 in Newville, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Anna Mae Oiler Lay. She was the widow of Lester A. Mentzer.

Mrs. Mentzer was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Newville, and the Lutheran Bells.

Surviving are two sons, Richard L. of Mt. Holly Springs and Ronald L. of Shippensburg; one brother, Charlie Lay of Newville; one sister, Dorothy Nailor of Newville; one grandson; and two stepgrand- children.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Sterlen S. Sheaffer officiating. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.

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

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


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