James L. Nehf

James L. “Jim” Nehf, 91, of Chambersburg, and formerly of Shippensburg, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at Providence Place of Chambersburg.

Born Sunday, Oct. 6, 1929, in Shippensburg, he was a son of the late Lester A. and Mary Myrtle Foreman Nehf.

Jim was a 1947 graduate of the Shippensburg Area Senior High School.

He was a United States Army Veteran serving in the Korean War. He was a member of the Memorial Lutheran Church in Shippensburg.

Jim worked at Miller-Reed Dairy in Shippensburg and later retired in 1984 from Washington National Insurance Co. as an Insurance Salesman.

He was a life member of the Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post #223, Shippensburg.

He loved riding motorcycles, hunting, fishing, tying his own fishing flies, and traveling around the country alongside his wife in their RV.

Surviving are two sons, Scott A. (Cenith) Nehf, Shippensburg, and Eric J. (Gladys) Nehf, St. Leonard, Maryland; three grandchildren, David Nehf, Valerie Nehf and Nathan (Kellie) Nehf; three great-grandchildren, Vincent, Lillian and Nicholas Nehf; two nieces, Wilma Sychak and Kathy Rotz; and one nephew, Rich Rotz.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janet R. Nehf, who passed away on Oct. 23, 2014. Also preceding him in death is one brother, John Nehf.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in the Memorial Lutheran Church with Rev. Pamela J. Carnes officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post #223 Minutemen.

A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service Tuesday in the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Lutheran Church, 34 E. Orange St., Shippensburg, Pa. 17257.

Online condolences may be expressed at: www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.


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