Carl L. Rosenberry

Carl L. Rosenberry, 90, of Fort Loudon, went to be with the Lord at his residence on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021.

He was the beloved husband of Anna (Bock) Rosenberry and they would have celebrated 65 years of marriage on Nov. 3.

Born Feb. 25, 1931, in Fannettsburg, he was a son of the late David Raymond and Mary Ann (Hoover) Rosenberry.

He graduated from Fannettsburg High School in 1949, and served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War, honorably discharged as Airman First Class in 1955.

Carl, with Anna by his side, was a successful lumberman for over 66 years. The company, Carl Rosenberry & Sons Lumber Inc., celebrated 100 years in business in 2020. The multi-generation family business was started in 1920 by his late father. Following Carl’s discharge from the service, he joined his father as a partner. In 1960, upon his father’s retirement, Carl assumed responsibility of the business. Later joined by his sons to form Carl Rosenberry & Sons Lumber Inc. This year, the company was recognized for 50 years of membership in the National Hardwood Lumber Association.

Carl loved the valley he grew up and lived in, and the people and employees who surrounded him. “We have been blessed and the Lord has guided us every step of the way." 

Mr. Rosenberry was a member and former treasurer of the Spring Run United Methodist Church, and also worshipped at the Lower Path Valley Presbyterian Church in Fannettsburg.

For 14 years, he enjoyed singing with the Pathlighters Quartet.  He was also a member and past president of the Path Valley Lions Club, the Orrstown Masonic Lodge No. 262 F&AM and a life member of the Shippensburg American Legion Post 223.

In addition, he was a member of the Chambersburg Country Club, and being an outdoorsman at heart, received much enjoyment from playing golf.

He was a director for many years of the former Valley National Bank in Dry Run and later Valley Bank and Trust Co. in Chambersburg, and a founding director of the former Sentry Trust Co., Chambersburg. He also served on the executive board of Penn State Mont Alto.

Surviving, in addition to his loving wife, Anna, are two sons, David C. Rosenberry, and his wife, Dena M., of Fort Loudon, and William H. Rosenberry of Chambersburg; two brothers, Dean Rosenberry of Horse Valley and Robert Rosenberry and his wife, Norma, of Shippensburg; two sisters, Lena Radanovic, and her husband, George, of Fort Loudon, and Sylvia Gittleman, of Pottsville; a brother-in-law, Richard Miller, of Shippensburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Edgar Rosenberry; sister, Grace Marie “Peggy” Miller; sister-in-law, Vera Rosenberry; and brother-in-law, David Gittleman.

A viewing will be held between 5 and 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, in the Agett-Lakjer Funeral Home, 16715 Path Valley Road, Spring Run. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in the Spring Run United Methodist Church, 16667 Main St., Spring Run, with a viewing prior to the service from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Due to Covid, the use of masks is requested for those in attendance. Officiating will be Pastors Ken Richards, Marlin “Butch” Neil and Phil Foster.

Interment with military honors will follow in Path Valley Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations in his memory to either the Spring Run United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 158, Spring Run, Pa. 17262; Lower Path Valley Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 406, Fannettsburg, Pa. 17221; or Metal Township Fire & Ambulance Co., P.O. Box 185, Fannettsburg, Pa. 17221.    www.agettlakjer.com.

 

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