• Beulah D. Dick, 82, of 825 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 1997 in her home at LeTort Manor.

    Born Sept. 15, 1914 in Boiling Springs, she was the daughter of the late David W. and Mary E. Shellenberger Donnelly and the widow of Charles J. Dick, who died in 1974, and Leon Tanger, who died in 1943.

    Mrs. Dick, a 1931 graduate of Boiling Springs High School, was a member of the Carlisle Golden Age Club.

    Surviving are a son, Raymond L. Dick of Akron, Pa.; a grandson, Charles R. Dick of Flagstaff, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.

    Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Ronald R. Madeira officiating. Burial will be in Westminster Cemetery, North Middleton Township.

    Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

    Memorial contributions can be made to the Church of God Home, 801 N. Hanover St., Carlisle 17013.



  • Luther "Mitch" O. Fisher, 92, of Carlisle, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1997 in Carlisle.

    Born June 11, 1905 in Penn Township, he was the son of the late George and Bertha Bell Fisher.

    Mr. Fisher was a retired carpet inspector for Masland Industries, Carlisle, and a member of Faith Chapel.

    Surviving are his wife, Mildred Shenk Fisher; a daughter, Virginia Dunkleberger of Newville; three sons, Victor Fisher, Lewis Fisher and Ray Snyder, all of Newville; a stepson, Larry Snyder of Shermans Dale; a half-sister, Della Golden of Lancaster; 22 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 24 great-great-grandchildren; and a step-great-grandchild.

    He was preceded in death by two sons, Glenn and Paul; a daughter, Martha Thrush; a grandson; and a granddaughter.

    A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 12 in Faith Chapel, 1453 Holly Pike, Carlisle with the Rev. Gerald Knoblet officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation.

    Egger Funeral Home, Newville, is handling the arrangements.

    Memorial contributions can be made to Dogwood Hospice, 246 Parker St., Carlisle 17013.



  • Eva Marie Stewart Long, 86, of Camp Hill Care Center and formerly of New Cumberland, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 1997 in the center.

    Born March 17, 1911 in Union Furnace, she was a daughter of the late Warren and Jenny Ager Stewart and the widow of John S. Long.

    Mrs. Long was a member of Faith Assembly of God, Fairview Township.

    Surviving are a son, Lewis S. of Lewisberry; a daughter, Delores B. Bingaman of Bellefonte; a brother, Warren A. Stewart Jr. of Florida; four sisters, Nancy Estep, Edith Bush and Lillian Allenbaugh, all of Lewistown, and Dorothy Schlegel of Florida; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

    Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland, with the Rev. Randall Rhoads officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Lower Paxton Township.

    Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.



  • Services for Emma Schmidiger, 82, of 335 Wesley Drive, Lower Allen Township, will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg.

    She died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1997, in Polyclinic Medical Center, Harrisburg.

    Born in New York City, N.Y., she was a daughter of Emma Kiss Pankratz of Mechanicsburg and the late Leo Pankratz, and the widow of Edwin A. Schmidiger.

    She was a former resident of Norristown from 1965-1992.

    In addition to her mother, surviving are her brother, Richard Pankratz of Mechanicsburg, and one granddaughter.

    She was preceded in death by her son, Edwin Schmidiger.

    The Rev. Paul Chapman will officiate at Saturday's service. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

    Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.



  • Services for Mary E. Shultz, 69, of Mumper Lane, Dillsburg, will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday in Cocklin Funeral Home, 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg.

    She died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1997 in Claremont Nursing Home.

    Born Aug. 21, 1927 in Lewisberry, she was a daughter of the late Bruce E. and Mary E. Bonner Hughes.

    Surviving are her husband, James P. Shultz; a son, James L. of Dillsburg; a daughter, Brenda L. Nelson of Biglerville; two brothers, Sidney and Bruce Hughes, both of Lewisberry; five sisters, Gloria Miller of Carlisle, Margie Hughes of Lewisberry, Dorothy Gerber and Evelyn Wuechinski, both of Dillsburg and Janice Shank of Wellsville; and five grandchildren.

    The Rev. James T. Dawes will officiate Saturday's services. Burial will be in Dillsburg Cemetery, Monday at 10 a.m.

    Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home.



  • Martha M. Thrush, 85, of Newburg, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 1997 in Chambersburg Hospital.

    Born May 28, 1912 in Cumberland County, she a daughter of Frank H. and Clara Peck Mellott and the widow of Wayne Preston Thrush, who died in 1960.

    Mrs. Thrush, a retired nurses' aide, attended Newburg First Church of God.

    Surviving are four daughters, Martha Finkey of Shiremanstown, Patricia Kahleg of Carlisle, Jane Bower of Mechanicsburg and Catherine Worthington of Plainfield; six sons, John P. of Newburg, Harold R. of Orrstown, William D. of Newville, Edward D. of Oakville, Robert B. of Abbyville, S.C. and Joseph L. of Shippensburg; four sisters, Mildred Fiet of Las Vegas, Nev., Louise Myers of Tampa, Fla., Margaret Reiley of Kerrsville, Texas and Susan Wagner of Mechanicsburg; 28 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

    Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Newburg First Church of God, 260 Newburg Road, Newburg, with the Rev. Michael Smith officiating. Burial will be in Newville Cemetery.

    Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday in the church. Egger Funeral Home, Newville, is in charge of the arrangements.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to her church.



  • Andrew R. Washington, 81, formerly of 415 Main St., York Springs, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 1997 in Cumberland Crossings, South Middleton Township.

    Born Aug. 30, 1915 in Wilkes Barre, he was a son of the late John and Anna Michelow Washington.

    Mr. Washington retired in 1985 after many years of service from AMP Inc., Carlisle.

    A member of York Springs VFW, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific.

    Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Hazel M. Potts Washington; a daughter, Dawn E. Kimmel of Mt. Holly Springs; three sons, Douglas A. of Dillsburg, Dan D. of Caribou, Maine, and David D. of York Springs; two brothers, George of Wilkes Barre and Joe of Illinois; and two sisters, Helen Grula of Wilkes-Barre and Peggy McArdell of Nebraska.

    Services will be private. Monahan Funeral Home, York Springs, is handling arrangements.



  • Services for Edward William Ream, 48, of 252 Moretti Lane, Malpitas, Calif. will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Myers Funeral Home, 37 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg.

    He died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1997 in his home.

    Born Oct. 18, 1948 in Harrisburg he was a son of Edward V. and Kathryn Ream of Mechanicsburg.

    A graduate of East Pennsboro High School and Penn State University, Mr. Ream was employed by Rolm Siemans of California and was a self-employed photojournalist.

    He was a former member of Middletown Church of God and was an Eagle Scout.

    In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Stephen of Bookhaven, and a sister, Toni Kay Thumma of Carlisle.

    The Rev. Robert A. Malick Jr. will officiate Tuesday's services. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Haven Memorial Gardens, Lower Paxton Township.

    Friends may call from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

    Memorial contributions can be made to The First Church of God, 28 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg 17055.

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