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Marlin Lee Barick
Marlin Lee Barick, 69, of 118 McCallisters Church Road, Carlisle, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, while hunting in Clinton County.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements, which will be announced at a later date.

Fred V. Barrick
Funeral services for Fred V. Barrick, 85, formerly of West Pennsboro Township, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Newville Assembly of God, 403 Oak Flat Road, Newville.
He died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, in Allied Services and Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton.
Born Jan. 20, 1917, in Upper Mifflin Township, he was a son of the late John A. and Grace (Zinn) Barrick, and the widower of Helen (Vargo) Barrick who died Nov. 28, 1992.
Mr. Barrick served in the U.S. Army during World War II and had been employed as an engraver for Eby Granite Works, Newville, for more than 50 years.
He was a member of the Newville Assembly of God.
He is survived by a son, Dr. Ivan J. of Dalton; two brothers, Eber and Robert, both of Carlisle; three sisters, Vivian Burkholder of Newville, Edna Tarner of Shippensburg and Polly Barrick of Carlisle; and three grandsons.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Herbert, Quinter and Arthur; and two sisters, Nellie Negley and Myrtle Burkholder.
The Rev. Jeffrey Kettering will officiate at services. Burial will follow in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Newville.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the church.
Egger Funeral Home, Newville, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church at PO Box 85, Newville, PA 17241.

Douglas L. Buffington
A Mass of Christian Burial for Douglas L. Buffington, 84, of New Cumberland, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1300 Bridge St., New Cumberland.
He died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, in his home.
Born Aug. 20, 1918, in Harrisburg, he was the son of the late Alonzo B. and Roxane (Lewis) Buffington.
Mr. Buffington was a retired regional parts manager from International Harvester Co., Harrisburg. He was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church and its Little Flower Club; Capital City Polka Dancers Association, having served as president; White Rose Polka Dancers Club of York where he served on the board and sang in the choir; and the Steelton Moose Club.
He is survived by his wife, Inez M. (Kumpf) Buffington; two sons, Richard L. of Dover and Robert J. of New Cumberland; three daughters, Carol A. Leiphart of Lewisberry, Lois M. Eckerd of Etters and Barbara A. Buffington at home; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Marion F. Buffington.
Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Upper Allen Township.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday with a Scripture service at 7 p.m. and from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1303 Bridge St., New Cumberland, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church at 1300 Bridge St., New Cumberland, PA 17070, or to VNA Hospice, 3315 Derry St., Harrisburg, PA 17111.

Esther B. Franklin
Esther B. Franklin, 89, a resident of Church of God Home, Carlisle, and formerly of 199 Hilltop Road, Newburg, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, in Church of God Home.
Born July 20, 1913, in Hopewell Township, she was a daughter of the late William H. and Bertha G. Snoke Shuman. She was the widow of Ralph B. Franklin, who died in February 1978.
A homemaker, Mrs. Franklin was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church.
She is survived by a son, Fred Franklin of Newburg; a daughter, Genevieve Oravic of Linglestown; two grandchildren, Scott Franklin of Newburg and Beth Abrams of Mechanicsburg; four great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kay Fenicle, who died in 1985; one brother; and seven sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in New Hope United Methodist Church, Newburg, with the Revs. Jeffrey A. Canankamp and John A. Ile Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Otterbein Cemetery, Lurgan Township.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 68, Newburg, PA 17240.
Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg, is in charge of arrangements.

Anna Hockenberry
Anna Hockenberry, 83, of Thornwald Home, Carlisle, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, in the home.
Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements, which will be announced at a later date.

Jean E. King
Funeral services for Jean E. King, 70, of 200 Cockleys Drive, Spacious Acres, Upper Allen Township, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church, 44 West Main St., Shiremanstown.
She died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, in Holy Spirit Hospital.
Born in Adams County she was a daughter of the late Ervin L. and Mabel O. (Guise) Harbold.
Mrs. King retired from Nationwide Insurance Co. with more than 40 years of service. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Shiremanstown, and served on the church council.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years in June, Eugene C. King; a brother, Donald E. Harbold of Mechanicsburg; her twin sister, Joan E. (Harbold) Trostle of York Springs; another sister, Esther M. (Harbold) Sanders of Biglerville; her step-mother, Nellie Gardner Harbold of East Berlin; three half-brothers, Stephen G. Harbold of Dillsburg, Thomas A. Harbold of East Berlin and Randall S. Harbold of Lancaster; two half-sisters, Susan Harbold Fahnestock of Lexington Mass., and Margaret H. Harbold of East Berlin; and 42 nieces and nephews; 37 grandnieces and grandnephews; and 16 great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Walter E. and Jay Robert Harbold; and a half-sister, Charlotte H. Harbold.
The Rev. Michael L. Seifried will officiate at services, assisted by the pastor emeritus, the Rev. George H. Defrehn. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Cemetery, US Route 30 West, Gettysburg.
There will be no viewing or visitation.
Cocklin Funeral Home, Dillsburg, is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Capital Unit, 1500 N. Second St., Harrisburg, PA 17102.

Marietta E. (Fisher) Lehmer
Graveside services for Marietta E. (Fisher) Lehmer, 95, of Carlisle and formerly of Dillsburg will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Dillsburg Cemetery on Mountain Road.
She died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, at the Thornwald Home,Carlisle.
She was born June 4, 1907, in Standing Stone, Bradford County, the daughter of the late John A. and Lucinda Ellsworth Fisher.
She was a homemaker and local Registrar for the Dillsburg area for 17 years. She was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Dillsburg, where she taught Sunday school for more than 20 years.
She was a charter member, former board member and two-term president of the Woman's Club of Dillsburg. She also served as conservation chairwoman for the Pennsyvlania Federation of Woman's Clubs, where she was instrumental in the federation's Roadside Table Project.
She helped organize the Dillsburg Girl Scouts and served as chairwoman of the Girl Scouts of the Northwest District. She was an avid collector of Bells and "Nodders." She was a member of the American Bell Association and the Colonial Chapter of the American Bell Association.
She served as Democratic committeewoman in Dillsburg for more than 51 years and was admitted to the York County Democratic Hall of Fame in 1984.In 1978, she was honored as the "Democrat of the Year" by the Northwestern Democratic Club.
She was also known for sending greeting cards to members of the community.
She was the widow of the late Isaac C. Lehmer.
He is survived by a son, George F. Lehmer, of Chestertown, Md.; a daughter, Jane M. Alexander of Dillsburg; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Patrick J. Rooney will officiate at services. There will be no viewing or visitation.
Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
Cocklin Funeral Home Inc., Dillsburg, is handling the arrangements.

Charlotte R. Long
Charlotte R. Long, 81, formerly of South High Street, Millerstown, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, in the Carlisle Regional Medical Center.
Born Feb. 24, 1921, in Perry County, she was a daughter of the late Chester and Lena (Benner) Shellenberger, and the widow of William Long.
Mrs. Long was retired from the Millerstown Dress Factory and was a member of the Millerstown United Methodist Church.
She is survived by a son, Robert of Florida; five brothers, Chester and Herbert Shellenberger and Wallace and Jack Brown, all of Montana, and Harry Brown of Washington; a sister, Miriam Masters of Mifflin; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, William; a daughter, Beverly Frontz; and two sisters, Betty Orris and Helen Buckley.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at David M. Myers Funeral Home, Second and Walnut streets, Newport. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Millerstown.

Viola M. Nehf
Viola M. Nehf, 87, a resident of the Shook Home, Chambersburg, formerly of 5420 Greenvillage Road, Chambersburg, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, in the Shook Home.
Born Nov. 3, 1915, in Hopewell Township, she was a daughter of the late Albert R. and Zella M. Rhoads Thrush. She was the widow of Walter K. Nehf, who died Aug. 23, 1999.
Mrs. Nehf was retired from the Beistle Co., Shippensburg, where she worked as a laborer for more than 30 years.
She was a member of Prince Street United Brethren Church and the Golden Age Club, both in Shippensburg.
She is survived by two daughters, Doris Jean Porecca of Fayetteville and Kay F. Carbaugh of Chambersburg; two sons, Donald F. Nehf of Orrstown and Larry A. Nehf of Shippensburg; a stepbrother, Albert Thrush of Carlisle; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a son, David W. Nehf; a grandson, James Pensinger; a great-grandson, Craig R. Nehf; two sisters; and three brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, with the Rev. James Bolich officiating. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Greene Township.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Harold L. Taylor
Funeral services for Harold L. Taylor, 76, of Mechanicsburg and formerly of Dillsburg, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday at Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg.
He died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.
Born Aug. 29, 1926, in Harrisburg, he was a son of the late Harold J. and Jean Orr Taylor.
Mr. Taylor was a graduate of the former John Harris High School and attended Gettysburg College. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and later, retired from CNA Insurance Co.
He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Dillsburg; the Robert Burns Lodge 464, Harrisburg; and the Tall Cedars of Lebanon.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly (Pannebaker) Taylor of Dillsburg; a daughter, Laurie A. Taylor of Dillsburg; five sons, Steven M. and Gary A., both of Wellsville, and Timothy S., Brian C. and Robert V., all of Dillsburg; a brother, William F. of Enola; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Patrick J. Rooney will officiate at services. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery, Arendtsville.
The viewing will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Seidle Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit, 120 S. Filbert St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.

Erma G. Watson
Funeral services for Erma G. Watson, 85, of 1323 Spring Road, Shermans Dale, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Boyer Funeral Home, 101 W. Main St., New Bloomfield.
She died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, in Carlisle Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 4, 1916, in Shermans Dale, she was a daughter of the late Elmer L. and Lillian (Hicks) Shatto, and the widow of Clayton H. Watson, who died in April of 1999.
Mrs. Watson retired from the Bon-Ton stores with 13 years service. She owned and operated Shatto's Groceries at Crum's Corner.
She was a member of Shermans Dale United Methodist Church where she taught the primary Sunday school class and was a member of the Shermans Dale Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by two sons, Keith L. of New Bloomfield and Dane L. of Camp Hill; two sisters, Elva Lebo of Carlisle and Agetha Smeigh of Shermans Dale; a brother, Elmer Shatto Jr. of Shermans Dale; four grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Alta Morrison of Newport; and two brothers, Lester Shatto of Carlisle and Richard Shatto of Shermans Dale.
The Rev. N. Jefferson Brewster will officiate at services. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery.
Friends may call from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shermans Dale United Methodist Church, 40 Windy Hill Road, Shermans Dale, PA 17090.


 

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