Nancy W.G. Karcher

Nancy W.G. Karcher, 79, of Fayetteville, passed away on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at the Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Wednesday, Jan. 17, 1940, in Long Beach, California, she was a daughter of the late Richard E.H. and Evelyn Wallace Beattie Gingras.

Nancy was a graduate of the Annapolis Area Senior High School, and a graduate of Centenary College in Hackettstown, New Jersey. She was a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Shippensburg, where she was very active in church activities.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Victor Anthony Karcher Sr., whom she married June 8, 1961; two sons, Victor Anthony (Sandra) Karcher Jr., Grove City, and Richard T. (Tonya) Karcher, Shippensburg; one daughter, Susan N. (Thomas) Briggs, Shippensburg; one sister, Mary Shea, Stony Brook, New York; and five grandchildren, Cody J. Karcher, Christopher M. Karcher, Erin M. Karcher, Connor G. Briggs, and Matthew B. Briggs.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Shippensburg, with Mother Barbara A. Hutchinson, and Mother Betsy Ivey officiating. Burial will be private.

Nancy’s family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 E. Ohio St., Suite 500, Chicago, Ill. 60611, or

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