|MARTHA E. FERGUSON
Martha E. Ferguson, 78, of W. Main Street, New Bloomfield, died
Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001 in HealthSouth Rehabilitation of Mechanicsburg.
She was born Aug. 26, 1922 in Philadelphia to the late Maurice
and Martha (Fornie) Flurie.
She was retired from the federal government; a volunteer tax
consultant for AARP; and a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, New
Bloomfield, Perry Chapter Order of the Eastern Star; Central Perry Senior
Citizens Inc., New Bloomfield, and New Bloomfield Rebekah Lodge.
She was the widow of Gordon Collier and John M. Ferguson.
Surviving are two sons, William Collier and Michael Collier,
both of Newport; a stepson, John G. Ferguson of Ohio; a stepdaughter, Mary
Shaw of Virginia; a brother, Paul Flurie of Halifax; a sister, Lucie Prosser
of Littlestown; nine grandchildren, including Todd Collier, with whom she
lived; two stepgrandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Jan. 26 in Boyer Funeral Home, New Bloomfield,
with the Rev. Alan K. Foor officiating. Burial was in Perry Heights Cemetery,
JOHN W. FISHER
John Wesley Fisher, 3, son of John Samuel and Wilma High Burkholder
Fisher of Elliottsburg RR 2, died Thursday, March 29, 2001 as the result
of a farm tractor accident.
In addition to his parents, surviving are two brothers, Samuel
W. and Seth J., both at home; his paternal grandparents, Joseph M. and
Lavina S. Allgyer Fisher of Myerstown; his maternal grandparents, Christian
G. and Miriam S. High Burkholder of Thomasville; and great-grandparents,
Levi S. Burkholder of Frystown and Edith and John David High of Myerstown.
Services were held April 2 in Schaefferstown Mennonite Church.
Burial was in the church cemetery.
Clauser Funeral Home, Schaefferstown, handled arrangements.
EVA P. FLEISHER
Eva P. Fleisher, 93, of Parkside Road, Camp Hill, died Thursday,
May 3, 2001 in Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
She was born Nov. 9, 1907 in Wila to the late Harvey O. and
Zora M. (Miller) Fleisher.
She retired in 1972 after 44 years of teaching from Washington
Heights Elementary School, Lemoyne, and was a former elementary teacher
in Lewistown; a graduate of Newport High School and the former Shippensburg
State Teachers College and attended the former Pennsylvania State College;
a member of Camp Hill United Methodist Church and Kappa Chapter, Alpha
Delta Kappa sorority; and enjoyed travel.
Surviving are a sister, Arlene A., and a brother, Lester W.,
both of Camp Hill.
Services were held May 7 in Myers Funeral Home, Newport, with
the Rev. Robert Reasey officiating. Burial was in Newport Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 417 S. 22nd
St., Camp Hill 17011.
HARRY G. FLEISHER
Harry G. "Dutch" Fleisher, 84, of Donnally Mills, Millerstown
RR 1, died Friday, Jan. 19, 2001 at home.
He was born Feb. 7, 1916 in Perry County to the late George
and Bertha (Campbell) Fleisher.
He retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation;
was a member of Donnally Mills United Methodist Church; and enjoyed gardening.
He was the widower of Mary Shiffer Fleisher.
Surviving are his wife, M. Rebecca Fleisher; two sons, Roger
A. of Boiling Springs and Mark of Westerville, Ohio; a stepson, Harry Bingaman
of Newport; a stepdaughter, Beth Campbell of Harrisburg; a brother, Ronald
of Duncannon; three sisters, Maxine Hartman of Camp Hill, Shirley Zeigler
of Duncannon and Gladys Shiffer of Harrisburg; four grandchildren; four
stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Services were held Jan. 21 in his church with the Rev. Dr. James
Behrens officiating. Burial will be in Bloomfield Cemetery at the convenience
of the family.
Myers Funeral Home, Newport, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to any charity.
JANE E. FLICKINGER
Jane E. Flickinger, 74, of Millerstown died Monday, March 19,
2001 in Lewistown Hospital. She had been a resident of Brookline Manor,
Mifflintown RR 1, for two years.
She was born Sept. 7, 1926 in Harrisburg to the late Sellers
C. and Amy (Lukens) Nipple.
She was a homemaker and had worked as a housekeeper for Kinkora
Pythian Home, Duncannon, and Nipple Convalescent Home, Liverpool, and as
a presser at Millerstown Dress Factory; a 1945 graduate of Millerstown
High School; a member of Millerstown United Methodist Church, Women of
the Moose, Lodge 925, Millerstown, and the Ladies Auxiliary of American
Legion Post 364, Liverpool; and enjoyed gardening, flowers, dancing and
playing the piano.
She was the widow of James C. Flickinger, who died Aug. 24,
Surviving are a son, Terry R. of Millerstown, and two grandchildren.
Services were held March 22 in Sheaffer Funeral Home, Millerstown,
with the Rev. Peter M. Beddia officiating. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery,
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association,
Southcentral Pennsylvania Chapter, 2001 N. Front St., Building 2, Suite
321, Harrisburg 17102.
FRANK W. FORRER
Frank W. Forrer, 87, of N. Lincoln Street, Duncannon, died Saturday,
April 7, 2001 at home.
He was born March 5, 1914 in Trotville, N.C., to the late Tolbert
and Dessie (Frye) Forrer.
He founded Forrer Dodge in Duncannon, and was a Dodge dealer
He was a member of Christ United Church of Christ, Duncannon,
Perry Lodge 458, F&AM, Marysville, Harrisburg Consistory, Harrisburg
Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Perry-Juniata Shrine Club, Zembo Temple, Harrisburg,
and Knights of Pythias, Marysville.
Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Hess Forrer; a son, Frank L.
of Duncannon; two brothers, Paul T. of Gearhart, Ore., and Richard S. of
Northfield, Ohio; two grandsons; and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held April 10 in Smith Funeral Home,
Duncannon, with the Rev. Alan Foor officiating. Burial was in Duncannon
Memorial contributions may be made to his church, 212 N. High
St., Duncannon 17020, or Visiting Nurse Association of Central Pennsylvania,
S. Carlisle St., New Bloomfield 17068.
ARTHUR E. FREEMAN
Arthur E. Freeman, 74, of Duncannon died Tuesday, May 8, 2001
in Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
He retired as a blacksmith from the former Penn Central Railroad's
Enola Yard; was an Army veteran of World War II; a member of Duncannon
Sportsman's Club; and an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was the widower of Fern Kiner Freeman.
Surviving are a son, Arthur E. of Duncannon; a daughter, Sharon
Keller Drayer of Harrisburg; a brother, Robert of Duncannon; two sisters,
Christine Bungo of Linglestown and Violet Wells of Carlisle; and four grandchildren,
Michelle and Michael Keller and Kevin and Kristen Drayer, all of Harrisburg.
Services were held May 11 in Neill Funeral Home, Paxtang. Burial
was in Union Cemetery, Duncannon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Duncannon EMS Inc., 16
Shermanata Drive, Duncannon 17020.
ROBERT S. FRY
Robert S. Fry, 72, of Woods Drive, Mechanicsburg, died Wednesday,
June 13, 2001 in Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
He was born July 4, 1928 in New Bloomfield to the late Elmer
and Sara (Frownfelter) Fry.
He retired as a regional sales manager from Bear Automotive;
was a 1946 graduate of New Bloomfield High School and attended Temple University
School of Pharmacology; an Army veteran of the Korean War; a member of
Mechanicsburg American Legion Post 109 and the Mechanicsburg Club; and
attended Trinity United Church of Christ, New Bloomfield.
Surviving are his wife, Crystal Fry; two sons, David R. of Westmont,
N.J., and John A. of Harrisburg; two daughters, Elizabeth A. Dum of Shermans
Dale and Susanne T. Marrazzo of Mechanicsburg; a brother, Richard A. of
Washington, D.C.; two sisters, Helen Lyons of Elliottsburg and Lavina Malatestinic
of Enhaut; and 14 grandchildren.
Services were held June 15 in Boyer Funeral Home, New Bloomfield,
with the Rev. Alan K. Foor officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery,
Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association,
1517 Cedar Cliff Drive, Camp Hill 17011.
RICHARD E. FUHRMAN
Richard E. Fuhrman, 72, of Newport RR 4 died Thursday, May 3,
2001 at home.
He retired as a conductor and brakeman from Conrail and was
a former member of the Enola and Newport Moose lodges.
Surviving are his wife, Donina Fuhrman; a son, Richard J. of
Rehoboth, Del.; a daughter, Patricia A. Gilmer of Dauphin; a brother, Robert,
and a sister, Mary Steiner, both of Dauphin; two grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Services were held May 8 in Geigle Funeral Home, Susquehanna
Twp. Burial was in Dauphin Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to any fire/ambulance service.
HARVEY D. FULLER
Harvey D. Fuller, 92, formerly of Millerstown RR 1 and Harrisburg,
died Saturday, June 2, 2001 in Dauphin Manor, Harrisburg.
He was born June 17 1908 in Saville Twp. to the late Brady S.
and Maude M. (Fritz) Fuller.
He retired as a sawmill truck driver and was an Army veteran
of World War II.
Surviving are two nephews and two nieces.
Services were held June 8 in Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville.
Graveside services, with military honors, were held June 8 in Indiantown
Gap National Cemetery, Annville. The Rev. Malcolm E. Martin officiated
at the services.
VIOLA M. HARHAGER
Viola M. Harhager, 83, of Loysville RR 2 died Thursday, May
17, 2001 in Carlisle Hospital.
She was born Nov. 2, 1917 in Newport.
She was a retired security guard for Westinghouse Electric,
Sharon; a member of Sandy Hill United Church of Christ and the Eastern
Star; a former Girl Scout leader; and enjoyed hunting, fishing and crafts.
She was the widow of Samuel Fleet Harhager.
Surviving are two nephews, Larry A. Latchford of Loysville and
Paul W. Latchford of Harrisburg.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., May 26, at Perlo
Ridge, Loysville, with the Rev. Levain Fouse officiating. Burial will be
in Memorial Gardens, Sharon.
Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville, is handling arrangements.
BRENT E. HARRIS
Brent E. Harris, 39, of N. Fifth Street, Newport, died Monday,
June 11, 2001 at home.
He was born March 20, 1962 in Harrisburg.
He was a member of Newport American Legion, Newport VFW, Newport
Social Order of Owls and enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Surviving are his wife, Sandra D. Youtzy; two sons, Ben D. and
Cody, both of Newport; his parents, Ronald and Irene Harris of Newport;
two brothers, Brad J. Harris of New Bloomfield and Ronald A. Harris of
Newport; a sister, Kendra E. Sweger of Millerstown; and his maternal grandmother,
Helen I. Myers of Newport.
Myers Funeral Home, Newport, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Newport Ambulance League,
50 S. Third St., Newport 17074.
VIOLET E. HARRIS
Violet E. Harris, 79, of Millerstown RR 1 died Wednesday, Feb.
7, 2001 at home.
She was born June 14, 1921 in Oliver Twp. to the late Harvey
and Alice (Stohr) Dudley.
She had worked in the former Newport Fashions dress factory
and was a member of St. Samuel's Lutheran Church, Newport, and its Pollyanna
She was the widow of Gerald E. Harris.
Surviving are three sons, James E. of Newport, Gerald E. of
Hummelstown and Richard A. of Millerstown; two daughters, Patricia L. Clouser
of Millerstown and Doris E. Gelbaugh of Mechanicsburg; six brothers, Lenus,
Wilbur, Elwood, Charles, Robert and James Dudley, and a sister, Miranda
Burd, all of Newport; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Ann Harris.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb.
17, in her church with the Rev. Irene Frieburg-Dussaq officiating. Burial
will be in Riverview Cemetery, Millerstown.
Myers Funeral Home, Newport, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, P.O. Box 307,
MADELINE M. HAMILTON
Madeline M. Baltosser Hamilton, 93, of N. Market Street, Duncannon,
died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001 in Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
She was born Sept. 5, 1907 in Andersonburg to the late James
E. and Mary Alice (Barkley) Baltosser.
She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, Duncannon,
and enjoyed crocheting, knitting and bingo.
She was the widow of James H. Hamilton.
Surviving are a son, William J., and a daughter, P. Jane Hammer,
both of Duncannon; six granddaughters; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Jan. 7 in Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon,
with the Rev. David Willard officiating. Burial was in Union Cemetery,
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 27-A N. High
St., Duncannon 17020.
C. LEE HEISLEY
C. Lee Heisley, 81, of Marysville died Monday, April 23, 2001
in Stonebridge Health and Rehabilitation Center, Mechanicsburg.
He was a retired supervisor from the Naval Ships Parts Control
Center, Mechanicsburg; an Army veteran of World War II; and a member of
Bethany United Methodist Church, Marysville, Perry Lodge 458, F&AM,
Marysville, Harrisburg Consistory, Zembo Shrine Temple, Zembo Shrine and
Perry Juniata Shrine luncheon clubs, Buehler Lodge 269, Knights of Pythias,
Marysville, VFW Post 882, Marysville, Newport American Legion, Golden Age
Club of Marysville, Senior Life of Marysville Church of God, Marysville
Senior Citizens Association and Marysville Fire Company.
He was the widower of Liberty Fay Smithgall Heisley.
Surviving are a sister, Jeanne H. Winn of Harrisburg and several
nieces and nephews.
Services were held April 27 in his church. Burial was in Chestnut
Grove Cemetery, Marysville.
Shalonis Funeral Home, Marysville, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church, 400 Lansvale
Street, Marysville 17053, or American Cancer Society, 1500 N. Second St.,
DOROTHY M. HENCH
Dorothy M. Hench, 72, of Loysville RR 1 and recently a resident
at ManorCare, Carlisle, died Thursday, March 22, 2001 in Carlisle Hospital.
She was born April 20, 1928 at Loysville RR 1 to the late Dewey
and Della (Kope) Hench.
She was a member of the Church of the Living Christ, Loysville
RR 1, and Blain Senior Citizens' Center.
Surviving are six brothers, Richard Hench of Shippensburg, Larry
Hench, David Hench and Keith Hench, all of Loysville, Gerald Hench of New
Bloomfield and Carl Hench of Carlisle; and two sisters, Anabell Dupert
of Elliottsburg and Bonnie Hench of Carlisle.
Services were held March 26 in Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville,
with pastor Ronald S. Weigel officiating. Burial was Restland Cemetery,
ALICE E. HERSHMAN
Alice E. "Babe" Hershman, 77, formerly of S. Market Street,
Liverpool, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2001 in Perry Village Nursing Home,
She was born April 5, 1924 in Berwick to the late Lewis and
Alice (Knouse) Drumheller.
She formerly worked at Harrisburg Hospital in dietary services
and at Penn Harris Hotel, Camp Hill, in the laundry department; was educated
in Luzerne County schools; a Protestant; and enjoyed country-western music.
She was the widow of Curtis J. Hershman, who died in 1970.
Surviving are a son, James C. of Harrisburg; four daughters,
Mary E. Trimarco of Altoona, Kathleen L. Gish of Liverpool RR 2, Margaret
I. Fulton of New Bloomfield and Geraldine J. Stoffer of Middletown; a stepbrother,
John Hess of Williamsport; 13 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and
She was preceded in death by a sister, Esther.
Services will be held at 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 19, in Church
of the Living Water (St. James), Millerstown RR 2, with the Rev. John E.
White officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct.
20, in Creveling Cemetery, Scott Twp., Columbia County.
Viewing will be from 7 to 8 p.m., Oct. 19, in the church.
Garman Funeral Home, Liverpool, is handling arrangements.
ODEN C. HETRICK
Oden C. Hetrick, 78, of Duncannon died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001
at Lebanon V.A. Hospital.
He was born May 21, 1922 in Martinsburg to the late Oden C.
Sr. and Sylvia (Zarker) Hetrick.
He was an evangelist, musician and singer whose family traveled
with him in sacred gospel music ministry as the Singing Hetrick Family;
a printer and writer; a Sunday school bus driver and teacher; an Army veteran
of World War II; and a graduate of Nyack Missionary Training Institute,
with a Th.B. degree.
Surviving are his wife, Grace Beck Hetrick; a son, David L.
of Duncannon; four daughters, Lois, Joy, Gladys and Faith, all of Duncannon;
a brother, Lewis of Summerdale; and two sisters, Margie Frank of Milford,
N.H., and Sylvia Cheney of Duncannon.
He was preceded in death by a brother, William, and a sister,
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Feb. 10, in Perry
Alliance Church, Shermans Dale, with the Revs. Frank Kipe and John Rauch
officiating. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville,
at the convenience of the family.
Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon, is handling arrangements.
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