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Friday 05/29/2015
John W. Wingert Jr.
Posted: May 29, 2015 - 6:00 am

John W. Wingert Jr., 70, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, working on a farm near Shippensburg.

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Wednesday 05/27/2015
Morris M. Cline
Posted: May 27, 2015 - 6:00 am

Morris M. Cline, age 88 of Shippensburg, passed away with his family by his side on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Chambersburg Hospital. He was born Thursday, April 7, 1927, in Shippensburg, the son of the late Earl J. and Fannie G. (Minnich) Cline.

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Tuesday 05/19/2015
Marion Thomas Harbaugh
Posted: May 19, 2015 - 6:00 am

Marion Thomas Harbaugh, 90, a lifelong resident of Biglerville, Pa., died Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Gennesis Gettysburg Center in Gettysburg, Pa.

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Dr. John A. ‘Jack’ Hargleroad II
Posted: May 19, 2015 - 6:00 am

Dr. John A. “Jack” Hargleroad II passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 10, 2015, at his home.

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Wednesday 05/13/2015
Larry D. Burkholder Sr.
Posted: May 13, 2015 - 6:00 am

Larry D. Burkholder Sr., 63, of Newville, died on the morning of Friday, May 8, 2015, at his home.

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Tuesday 05/12/2015
Donald R. Shoap
Posted: May 12, 2015 - 6:00 am

Donald R. Shoap, 86, of Lakeland, Florida, died Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Lakeland, Florida.

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Louise Hoch Naugle
Posted: May 12, 2015 - 6:00 am

Louise Hoch Naugle, 95, a resident of the Shook Home, Chambersburg, died on the morning of Saturday, May 9, 2015.

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Friday 05/08/2015
Juanita M. Cummings Shetler
Posted: May 08, 2015 - 6:00 am

Juanita M. Cummings Shetler, 64, of Chambersburg, Pa., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday evening, May 5, 2015, at her home.

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Sidney R. ‘Pap’ Deck
Posted: May 08, 2015 - 6:00 am

Sidney R. “Pap” Deck, 63, of Shippensburg, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at his residence.
 He was born on May 21, 1951, in Chambersburg to the late Robert and Fannie E. Durff Deck.


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Wednesday 05/06/2015
George B. Brownawell
Posted: May 06, 2015 - 6:00 am

George B. Brownawell, 84, of Newville died Friday, May 1, 2015, in his home surrounded by his family. 

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Friday 05/01/2015
Virginia Leonard Henderlite
Posted: May 01, 2015 - 6:00 am

Virginia Leonard Henderlite, 83, of Shippensburg, Pa., and formerly of Marion, Va., passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in the Chambersburg Hospital in Chambersburg, Pa.  

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Florence S. Miller
Posted: May 01, 2015 - 6:00 am

Florence Smith “Sissy” Miller, 79, of Carlisle died at the Carlisle Regional Medical Center on Friday, April 24, 2015.

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Dorothy F. Adams
Posted: May 01, 2015 - 6:00 am

Dorothy F. Adams, 69, of Shippensburg, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in the Shippensburg Health Care Center.

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Wednesday 04/29/2015
Arlene M. Lehman
Posted: April 29, 2015 - 6:00 am

Arlene M. Lehman, 82, of Newville, PA, went to be with the Lord April 22, 2015.

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Tuesday 04/28/2015
Maurice M. Martin
Posted: April 28, 2015 - 6:00 am

Maurice M. Martin, 88, of Rockville, MD, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital surrounded by his loving family.  

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Friday 04/24/2015
Bruce C. Hershey
Posted: April 24, 2015 - 6:00 am

 

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Tuesday 04/21/2015
Gertrude E. Staver
Posted: April 21, 2015 - 6:00 am

Gertrude E. Staver, 88, of Shippensburg, died Saturday, April 18, 2015 in the Chambersburg Hospital.

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Friday 04/17/2015
Frances G. Swartz
Posted: April 17, 2015 - 6:00 am

Frances G. Swartz, 91, of Shippensburg, died on the evening of Sunday, April 12, 2015, at the Shippensburg Health Care Center.

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Harold W. Shetter
Posted: April 17, 2015 - 6:00 am

Harold W. Shetter, 72, a resident of the Shippensburg Health Care Center, entered Glory Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in the Chambersburg Hospital.

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Miriam L. Crouse Porter
Posted: April 17, 2015 - 6:00 am

Miriam L. Crouse Porter of Shippensburg passed away on April 11, 2015, at 5:40 p.m.  She was born in Decorum, PA on Sept. 26, 1926, a daughter of the late Henry and Ethel Kerlin Crouse.

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Wednesday 04/15/2015
Zoë B. Brunt
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 6:00 am

Zoë Brunt, of Cokesbury Village, Hockessin, Delaware, passed away on April 11, 2015, after a brief illness. 

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Irene F. Brickner
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 6:00 am

Irene F. Brickner, 80, of Newville, formerly of Landisburg and recently a resident of Claremont Nursing Home in Carlisle, went to be with the Lord Friday, April 10, 2015. She was born in Landisburg Oct. 17, 1934, to the late Russell M. and Mary E. (Saylor) Sweger.

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Lee A. Clouse
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 6:00 am

Lee A. Clouse, 80, of Newville, passed peacefully Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at West Shore Hospital, Mechanicsburg.

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Tuesday 04/14/2015
Harold R. Johnson
Posted: April 14, 2015 - 6:00 am

Harold R. Johnson, 78, of Saint Thomas, PA,  passed away to be with the Lord on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 at the Menno Haven Nursing Facility of Chambersburg.  Born at home on February 6, 1937 in Richmond Furnace, Metal Township, PA, he was a son of the late Earl W. and Hazel (Wolff) Johnson.  A 1954 graduate of Metal Township High School, he was employed by the State of Pennsylvania at Shippensburg University and retired as the supervisor of the campus Steam Plant while also managing activities on the family’s farm in Richmond Furnace. Harold pursued a lifelong hobby collecting and restoring antique tractors.  At one point, he owned over forty (40) tractors which were each restored to historical specifications and were fully operational.  He enjoyed driving his tractors in many local parades and displaying them at seasonal fairs in rural Pennsylvania.  He also was a Phillies baseball fan and traveled with his wife many times to Philadelphia for home games.  Harold also enjoyed a lifelong avocation as an avid hunter. He and his wife, Thelma M. (Stewart), were looking forward to celebrating their thirty-ninth (39th) wedding anniversary this month. They were long time members of the Saint Thomas United Methodist Church and had recently also attended the Lemasters United Methodist Church. Harold was a loving and dedicated husband, son, brother and uncle.

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Tuesday 04/07/2015
Velva E. Bistline
Posted: April 07, 2015 - 6:00 am

Velva E. Bistline, 97, a resident at Shippensburg Health Care Center, and earlier of Green Ridge Village, Newville, formerly of Shippensburg Mobile Estates, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015.

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Friday 04/03/2015
Lyle W. Adams
Posted: April 03, 2015 - 6:00 am

Lyle W. Adams, age 78 of Shippensburg, passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015 at his home surrounded by family. He was born Wednesday, June 17, 1936 in Spring Run, PA  the child of the late Thomas M. "Bill" and Eleanor M. (Miller ) Adams .

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Ronald J. “Jack” Rine
Posted: April 03, 2015 - 6:00 am

 

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Wednesday 04/01/2015
Walter Austin Barrick
Posted: April 01, 2015 - 6:00 am

Walter Austin Barrick, 83, of York died on March 24, 2015, at York Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Jean M. (Altland) Barrick for 57 years. Born in Newville on October 27, 1931, he was the son of the late Walter R. and Lucy (Ginter) Barrick. 

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Emory D. Hostetter
Posted: April 01, 2015 - 6:00 am

Emory D. Hostetter, 91, of Newville died Sunday, March 29, 2015, in the Carlisle Regional Medical Center.

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Friday 03/27/2015
Ronald G. 'Tiny' Martin
Posted: March 27, 2015 - 6:00 am

Ronald G. “Tiny” Martin, age 74, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, March 24, 2015 at Carolyn Croxton Slane Hospice Residence in Harrisburg, PA.  Born October 23, 1940 in Orrstown, PA, he was a son of the late McClay E. and Verda M. Butts Martin. 

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Wednesday 03/25/2015
Patsy Lee Koser
Posted: March 25, 2015 - 6:00 am

Patsy Lee Koser, 69. of Shippensburg, died unexpectedly Monday, March 16, 2015, at the Chambersburg Hospital.  She was born on January 2, 1946 the daughter of the late Charles and Ruth Mixell Lindsay. 

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Geraldine Husler
Posted: March 25, 2015 - 6:00 am

Geraldine “Lola” Husler, 92, of Green Ridge Village, Newville, died Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the Village.

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Charles C. Varano
Posted: March 25, 2015 - 6:00 am

Charles C. Varano, 80, of Newville died Thursday March 19, 2015 in the Carlisle Regional Medical Center. 

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Tuesday 03/24/2015
Floyd R. Garland
Posted: March 24, 2015 - 6:00 am

Floyd R. Garland, 88, of Newburg, PA, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015, in the Chambersburg Hospital.

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Betty Sipe
Posted: March 24, 2015 - 6:00 am

Betty Sipe, 90, of Orlando, Florida, previously of Newburg, PA, went to be with her Lord on March 20, 2015. She was a devout Christian and strong prayer warrior. She is survived by son, Cecil Sipe and his wife Suzanne of Orlando, FL.; 8 grandchildren, including Christine Sipe McBride of Melbourne, FL.; Susan Sipe Lokey of Oviedo, FL.; Philip Sipe of Orlando, FL.; Michael Sipe of Camp Pendleton, CA.; and Kevin Sipe of Orlando, FL; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Deborah Black of East Waterford, PA; and Donna Mae Seavers of Shippensburg, PA. A private memorial service will be held locally, and her final resting place will be in Centerville, PA.

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Friday 03/13/2015
Elmer H. Weaver
Posted: March 13, 2015 - 6:00 am

Elmer H. Weaver, 85, of Shippensburg, died Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Menno Haven, Chambersburg.

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Dayan L. Elder
Posted: March 13, 2015 - 6:00 am

Dayan “Day” L. Elder, 41, of Big Piney passed away March 4 at his home with his family at his side after a courageous battle with cancer. Day was born December 15, 1973 in Butler, PA to Harry and Nancy Elder. He graduated from Shippensburg High School then worked for Midwest Harvesting Crew; he later drove a livestock truck until the time he purchased his own truck and owned and operated his own company Elder Trucking. He moved to Big Piney in 2002 and started in the restaurant business and has worked the last several years in the area for Shell. Day was an avid outdoorsman & sportsman; he loved to hunt, fish and enjoyed photography. He was a member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, the N.R.A. and a member of the Baptist Church. Day is survived by his parents Harry and Nancy Elder; son Tristin Elder; brothers Monty (Linsey) Elder, Dwight (Kristy) Elder; sisters Dawn Elder, Brenda (Brad) Howell and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Harry and Bernice Elder, Raymond and Phyllis Snoke and step-grandmother Dorothy Elder. A funeral service will be held Tuesday evening March 10th at 6:00 P.M. at Covill Funeral Home. His ashes will be scattered at a favorite hunting spot later in the summer.

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Margaret E. Jumper
Posted: March 13, 2015 - 6:00 am

Margaret E. “Peg” Jumper, 83, of Shippensburg, died Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the Chambersburg Hospital.

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Wednesday 03/11/2015
Oliver P. Heckendorn Sr.
Posted: March 11, 2015 - 6:00 am

Oliver Paul “Mutt” Heckendorn Sr., 92, of Newville passed away Saturday March 7, 2015 in the West Shore Hospital, Mechanicsburg with his family by his side. 

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Friday 03/06/2015
Gladys V. Cramer
Posted: March 06, 2015 - 6:00 am

Gladys V. Cramer, 94, of Shippensburg, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in the Chambersburg Hospital.

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Wednesday 03/04/2015
Lillian May Gayman
Posted: March 04, 2015 - 6:00 am

Lillian May (Zullinger) Gayman, 77, of Orrstown passed away at her home on March 1, 2015, after a 3 year bout with cancer. She was born on May 5, 1937 and grew up near Pleasant Hall, Letterkenny Township. She was a member of the Old Order River Brethren Church, a homemaker, and a farmers wife.

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Jeanette Elizabeth Burkett
Posted: March 04, 2015 - 6:00 am

Jeanette Elizabeth Burkett, 90, of Shippensburg died Sunday March 1, 2015 in the Carlisle Regional Medical Center. 

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Edgar S. Heberlig
Posted: March 04, 2015 - 6:00 am

Edgar S. Heberlig, 80, of Newville passed away February 26, 2015 in Manor Care, Carlisle. 

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Lois K. Cohick
Posted: March 04, 2015 - 6:00 am

Lois K. Cohick, 84, of Newville died Tuesday February 24, 2015 in Green Ridge Village Newville.

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Berneita V. Morrison
Posted: March 04, 2015 - 6:00 am

Berneita V. Morrison, 103, died Friday, February 27, 2015, at Green Ridge Village, Newville.  She was born on Feb. 4, 1912, in Newville, a daughter of the late Bruce E. and Bertha B. (Souders) Mentzer, and was the widow of Roy G. Morrison, who died on Feb. 3, 1983.

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Janet Louise Abram
Posted: March 04, 2015 - 6:00 am

Janet Louise Abram passed into eternal life on Sunday March 1, 2015 at Greenridge Village surrounded by her loved ones.

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Tuesday 03/03/2015
Edgar S. Heberlig
Posted: March 03, 2015 - 6:00 am

Edgar S. Heberlig, 80, of Newville passed away February 26, 2015 in Manor Care, Carlisle. 

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Friday 02/27/2015
Arthur Barrett McCarter III
Updated: February 27, 2015 - 11:29 am

Arthur Barrett McCarter III, 89, of Newville, PA, an educator, died at Green Ridge Village in Newville on February 21, 2015.

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William R. “Butch” Wright, Jr.
Updated: February 27, 2015 - 11:28 am

William R. “Butch” Wright, Jr., 67, of Shippensburg, died on the morning of Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at his home.

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Wednesday 02/25/2015
Gordan E. Sheriff
Posted: February 25, 2015 - 6:00 am

Gordan E. Sheriff, age 46, of Spring Hill, Florida (for the past ten years), formerly of Newville, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 21, 2015 while visiting family in Pennsylvania. Born on December 7, 1968, in Fort Meade, Maryland to Gloria Bennis and George Sheriff, Sr., Gordan graduated from Big Spring High School in 1988 and Thompson Institute in 1993.

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