|QUINTON D. HAAG
Quinton D. Haag, 77, formerly of West Lawn, died Monday, Oct.
12, 1998 in Perry Village Nursing Home, New Bloomfield, where he had resided
since February 1997.
He was born in Sinking Spring to the late Paul and Mariah (Seitzinger)
He had been employed for 10 years by Graffius Burial Vault Co.,
Sinking Spring, and was last employed for 41 years as a bus driver by BARTA,
retiring in 1985. He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ,
He was the widower of Arlene J. (High) Haag and Virginia L.
(Gregro) Haag, who died in 1995.
Surviving are two sons, Dennis P. of Loysville and Richard Q.
of Reading; two brothers, William and LeRoy, both of Sinking Spring; a
sister, Pearl Larson of Wernersville; and four grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 15 in Lamm & Witman Funeral Home, Wernersville.
Burial was in Haag's Cemetery, Bernville.
IRENE E. HALEY
Irene E. Haley, 79, of New Bloomfield, formerly of Marysville,
died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, at home.
She formerly worked at the Dauphin County Courthouse.
She was the widow of Lukus L. Haley.
Surviving are three nephews, Edward Houseman Jr. of Marysville,
William Houseman of New Bloomfield and Sylvester Olphin of Mechanicsburg.
Services were held Sept. 24 at Bethel United Methodist Church,
Rye Twp. Burial was in Griers Point Cemetery.
Shalonis Funeral Home, Marysville, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to PinnacleHealth Hospice,
3705 Elmwood Drive, Harrisburg 17110, or the American Cancer Society, 1500
N. Second St., Harrisburg 17104.
ELIZABETH G. HALL
Elizabeth G. Hall, 93, formerly of Duncannon, died Tuesday,
July 14, 1998 in Chapel Pointe, Carlisle.
She was born Sept. 13, 1904 in Harrisburg to the late Harry
F. and Ethel J. (Kerchner) Houghton.
She was a member of Dellville United Methodist Church, its adult
Sunday school class and United Methodist Women, the Polyclinic Hospital
Auxiliary, Harrisburg, Duncannon Golden Age Club, Duncannon Senior Citizens,
the Women's Welsh Club, Harrisburg, and Blue Mountain Division 137, Brotherhood
of Locomotive Engineers Auxiliary.
She was the widow of Carl W. Hall. Surviving are a daughter,
Betty Jean Brenize of Snow Shoe; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren;
and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
Burial was in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg, with the
Rev. Robert Stump officiating.
Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Chapel Pointe Health Center,
770 S. Hanover St., Carlisle 17013.
BARBARA L. HAMMAKER
Barbara L. Hammaker, 44, of Barnett Drive, Duncannon, died Saturday,
Aug. 22, 1998, at home.
She was born Dec. 28, 1953 in Harrisburg.
Surviving are her husband, David E. Hammaker Sr.; two sons,
David E. Jr. and David J. Garvey, both of Duncannon; two daughters, Michelle
L. Black of New Bloomfield RR 1, and Karen L. Hammaker of Duncannon; her
parents, Stanley Sr. and Betty Buffington Kulp of Duncannon; two sisters,
Ruth A. Spease and Evelyn J. Hilbish, both of Duncannon; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Stanley Kulp Jr.
Services were held Aug. 25 in Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon,
with the Rev. Terry Sheaffer officiating. Burial was in Union Cemetery,
Beryl R. Hammaker, 69, of Duncannon died Saturday, Feb. 7, 1998
at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
She was born July 27, 1928 in Watts Twp. to the late Albert
Lowe and Hazel Fenicle.
She was a homemaker and retired employee of Olivetti Inc. of
Harrisburg; and a member of Duncannon Assembly of God Church.
Surviving are her husband, Harry E. Hammaker; two sons, Ronald
L. of Newport and Rev. Mark A. of Tamaqua; three daughters, Karen E. Neill
of Dauphin, Vicki C. Theurer of Duncannon and Wanda K. Kreiger of Newport;
two brothers, Nathan Lowe and Galen Lowe, both of Duncannon; 14 grandchildren;
and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 12 in Hoover Funeral Home, Linglestown,
with the Revs. Dale Rosenberger and Thomas Budzowski officiating. Burial
was in Willow Grove Cemetery, Linglestown.
MILDRED V. HAMMAKER
Mildred V. Hammaker, 93, of Chestnut Street, Marysville, died
Monday, July 27, 1998 in Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
She retired from the former J.R. Manufacturing Co., Marysville,
and the former Duncannon Shirt and Dress factories; was a member of the
former International Ladies Garment Workers Union; and a former member
of Logania Church of God.
She was the widow of Harry A. Hammaker.
Surviving are two sons, Harry R. of Marysville and Jackson R.
of Enola; a daughter, Janet R. McCann of Marysville; five grandchildren;
and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held July 31 in Shalonis Funeral Home, Marysville.
Burial was in Perry Heights Cemetery, Marysville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kinkora Pythian Home,
25 Cove Road, Duncannon 17020.
ELINOR D. HAMPTON
Elinor Dunbar Hampton, 86, of Limestone Ridge Road, Elliottsburg,
died Monday, Feb. 2, 1998 in Loudon Hospital Center, Leesburg, Va.
She was born in New Bloomfield to the late Phillip S. and Blanche
V. (Beck) Dunbar.
She was a doll collector and a volunteer worker.
She had attended a business school in Pittsburgh and later taught
business courses at the former New Bloomfield High School, where she had
been a center for the girls' basketball team and winner of an award for
the best essay.
She traveled widely and was an avid reader and bridge player.
Despite failing eyesight, she continued to read large-print books which
were later given to New Bloomfield Public Library. She enjoyed both writing
and receiving letters.
She was a member of Centre Presbyterian Church, Loysville RR
1. She was the widow of Dr. Louis Jennings Hampton, who she married in
1931. She lived in New Bloomfield while he served as an Army doctor in
the Pacific during World War II. They later resided in Stratford, Conn.,
and in Penn Valley and Hanover.
Surviving are a son, Louis J. Jr. of Washington, D.C.; two daughters,
Elinor D. Melvin of Aptos, Calif., and Phyllis H. Sloyan of Paeonian Springs,
Va.; a sister, Blanche Dunbar Orr of Zelienople; 14 grandchildren; and
Graveside services were held Feb. 6 in Bloomfield Cemetery with
the Rev. Kenneth Osborne officiating. Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville, handled
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, RR 1, Loysville
17047, or Lung Association of South Central Pennsylvania, 4888 W. Market
St., P.O. Box 1125, York 17405.
ROBERT W. HARRIS
Robert W. Harris, 72, of Enola Road, Carlisle, died Wednesday,
Dec. 30, 1998 in Harrisburg Hospital.
He was born Sept. 11, 1926 in Newport to the late Charles R.
and Charlotte L. (Clouser) Harris.
He retired from Woolworth Corp., Shiremanstown; was a former
employee of Womeldorf Trucking, Lewistown; and a Navy veteran of World
War II. He was a member of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Lewistown,
Lewistown Lodge 203 F&AM, Tall Cedars of Lebanon Juniata Valley Forest
88, Harrisburg Consistory, Social Order of Owls and American Legion Post
177, both of Newport, and Lewistown and Mechanicsburg Elks; a trustee and
member of North Middleton Twp., Volunteer Fire company No. 1; and life
member of Yeagerstown Fire Company.
Surviving are his wife, Janet Loper Harris; two sons, Stuart
A. of Beaver Springs and Robert C. of Lewistown; two daughters, Joy S.
Manolis of Erie and Balerie J. Henry of Mount Joy; a brother, Charles R.
Harris of Shermans Dale; a sister, Joanne L. Hendrickson of Linglestown;
12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Stephen L.
Services were held Jan. 3 in Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon
with the Rev. Milton C. Henry officiating. Burial, with military honors,
was in Riverview Cemetery, Millerstown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the North Middleton Twp.,
Volunteer Fire Company, 310 N. Middleton Road, Carlisle 17013.
STEPHEN L. HARRIS
Stephen Lee Harris, 50, of Enola Road, Carlisle, died Tuesday,
Sept. 29, 1998 at Carlisle Hospital.
He was born June 20, 1948 in Millerstown.
He was employed by Roadway, Tannersville, and Yellow Freight,
East Petersburg; a graduate of Chief Logan High School, Lewistown; a member
of Lutheran Church, Brodheadsville, Central Pa. Teamsters Local 776, Yeagerstown
Fire Company, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4294, Burnham; and a former
member of F&AM Lodge 203, Lewistown.
Surviving are his wife, Sylvia Yohn Harris of Elliottsburg RR
2; two daughters, Caroline M. Schuyler of Texas and Mary A. Purcell of
Lewistown; one son, Daniel W. Harris of Lewistown; his parents, Robert
W. and Janet Loper Harris, with whom he lived; two brothers, Stuart A.
Harris of Beaver Springs and Robert C. Harris of Lewistown; two sisters,
Joy S. Manolis of Erie and Balerie J. Henry of Mt. Joy; and five granddaughters.
Services were held Oct. 2 in Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon,
with the Rev. Miriam Nicholson officiating. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery,
VERA P. HARRISON
Vera P. Harrison, 97, of the Shook Home for the Aged, Chambersburg,
formerly of St. Thomas, died Monday, Nov. 16, 1998 in the home.
She was born Jan. 15, 1901 in Fannettsburg to the late
Charles C.C. and Mary (Walters) Shultz.
She was a teacher at St. Thomas Elementary School and then a
special education teacher at James Buchanan.
She was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church of
St. Thomas, taught Sunday school for 70 years, active in the United Methodist
Womens Club and other ministries of the church, and taught Bible Release
Time for many years; a member of the first class to graduate from St. Thomas
Twp. High School, class of 1919; and attended Shippensburg Normal School
for three years.
She was the widow of Norman C. Harrison, who died in 1993. They
had been married 70 years.
Surviving are two daughters, Mary Elizabeth Rohrbacher of Spencerport,
N.Y., and Margie Hege of Chambersburg; one son, Norman C. Jr. of New Bloomfield;
seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother.
Services were held Nov. 19 in her church with the Rev. Paul
Crawford officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
The Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, Chambersburg, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 360 St. Thomas-Edenville
Road, St. Thomas 17252.
MARIE L. HARRO
Marie L. Harro, 83, of Marysville died Monday, July 27, 1998
in Renova Center, Camp Hill.
She retired from West Shore Oil Co., Marysville; and was a member
of Trinity United Church of Christ, Marysville, Pythian Sisters Lodge 151,
Marysville Fire Company Auxiliary, Marysville Golden Age Club and Perry
County Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution.
She was the widow of Franklin W. Harro. Surviving are three
daughters, Dorothee M. Rabold of Harrisburg, Patricia L. Martin of Marysville
and Suzanne B. Harro of Wormleysburg; a brother, Frederick W. Adams of
Marysville; four grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.
Services were held July 30 in her church. Burial was in Chestnut
Grove Cemetery, Marysville.
Shalonis Funeral Home, Marysville, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 117 Verbeke
St., Marysville 17053.
GERTRUDE H. HASTINGS
Gertrude Harvey Hastings, 93, of Blain died Saturday, May 9,
1998 in Homeland Center, Harrisburg.
She was past president of the College Club of Harrisburg, Garden
Club of Harrisburg and Pennsylvania State Federation of Garden Clubs, and
a graduate of the University of Wisconsin.
She was the widow of W. Ray Hastings.
Surviving are two daughters, Shirley Leisure of Harrisburg and
Gertrude Whitmoyer of Malvern; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held at the family's convenience.
Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Homeland Center, 1901
N. Fifth St., Harrisburg 17102.
NANCY R. HAWKINS
Nancy R. Hawkins, 62, of Cove Road, Duncannon, died Sunday, Nov.
8, 1998 in Polyclinic Hospital.
She was born March 19, 1936 to the late Charles A. and Mildred
V. (Zerbe) Messner.
She was the widow of Stanley O. "Jim" Hawkins Sr.
Surviving are two sons, Stanley Jr. and Richard J., both of
Harrisburg; a daughter, Debbie E. Forsythe of Palmyra; two brothers, Paul
Messner of Tampa, Fla., and Robert Messner of Millersburg; three sisters,
Patty Lahr of Carlisle, Linda Carr of Brunswick, Ga., and Vicki Chronister
of Enola; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 at Smith
Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bernard Fortna officiating. Burial will be
in Duncannon Cemetery.
Viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
STANLEY O. HAWKINS SR.
Stanley O. "Jim" Hawkins Sr., 66, of Cove Road, Duncannon, died
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1998 in Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg.
He was born Nov. 13, 1931 in Harrisburg to Orville Hawkins of
Harrisburg and the late Mary (Freeland) Hawkins.
He retired from Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 520 and was a
member of Perry County Old Iron Club.
Surviving are his wife, Nancy Messner Hawkins; two sons, Stanley
O. "Skip" Jr. and Richard J., both of Harrisburg; a daughter, Debbie E.
Forsythe of Palmyra; a brother, Donald of Frostproof, Fla.; a sister, Virginia
Cavrich of Camp Hill; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services were held Aug. 29 in Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon,
with the Rev. Bernard Fortna officiating. Burial was in Duncannon Cemetery.
ARTHUR E. HAYBERGER
Arthur E. Hayberger, 90, formerly of Perdix and Marysville,
died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998 in Kinkora Pythian Home, Duncannon.
He retired from Harrisburg Textile Co. and was an Army veteran.
He was the widower of Emma Jane Brown Hayberger.
Surviving are a son, David A. of Duncannon; a stepdaughter,
Karen L. Myers of Langhorne; a half-brother, Albert Hayes of Pittsburgh;
a half-sister, Alice Hayes of Philadelphia; and a grandson.
Services were held Aug. 22 in Shalonis Funeral Home, Marysville.
Burial was in East Harrisburg Cemetery.
JOHN D. HEBEL
John D. Hebel, 83, of Liverpool RR 2 died Saturday, Sept. 12,
1998 at home.
He retired from Bell Telephone Co.; was an Army veteran of World
War II; a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University; and member of
Liverpool United Methodist Church and its board, Liverpool Ambulance League,
Bell Telephone Pioneers and the Republican National Party.
He was the widower of Sarah Elswiler Hebel.
Surviving are a son, George of Liverpool RR 2; a sister, Shirley
Gartley of Milton; and two grandchildren.
Services were held Sept. 15 in his church. Burial was in Hunter's
Garman Funeral Home, Liverpool, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church, 109 S. Market
St., Liverpool 17045.
JOHN H. HECKARD SR.
John H. Heckard Sr., 80, of Marysville died Monday, June 22,
1998 in Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
He was a disabled Army veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Alice; two sons, Donald of Camp Hill
and John Jr. of Enola; seven daughters, Violet Wills of Mechanicsburg,
Mary Rohrbach of Carlisle, Alice Cook and Joan Henry, both of Duncannon,
and Diane Beane, Linda Metz and Cindy Stansfield, all of Marysville; one
brother, James Heckard of Harrisburg; 24 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association,
1019 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg 17043.
CARRIE S. HEIMBAUGH
Carrie S. Heimbaugh, 89, formerly of Oliver Street, Newport,
died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1998 in Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center,
She was born Feb. 11, 1909 in Juniata County to the late Theodore
and Bertha (Herman) Renninger.
She was a member of Hilltop Christian Church, Newport.
She was the widow of Espen U. Heimbaugh. Surviving are a daughter,
Betty M. Sarver of Mechanicsburg; a sister, Lena Burd of Newport; two grandchildren;
and three great-grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 14 in Myers Funeral Home, Newport, with
the Rev. James Penica officiating. Burial was in Locust Run Cemetery, Thompsontown.
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