• Services for Edith D. Wise Hench, 89, formerly of Blain, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Nickel Funeral Home, West Main Street, Loysville.

    She died Saturday, June 21, 1997 in Thornwald Nursing Home, Carlisle.

    Born Sept. 7, 1907 in Loysville, she was a daughter of the late William L. and Jennie B. Morrow Wise.

    Mrs. Hench was a graduate of Landisburg High School and Carlisle Commerical College.

    She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Blain and the ladies' auxiliary of Blain Fire Company.

    Surviving are her husband, John W. Hench, also of Thornwald Nursing Home; three sons, John W. Jr. and Lloyd D., both of Shiremanstown and Ray E. of Blain; a daughter, Joann W. Motter of Gettysburg; a sister, Alverda A. Womer of New Bloomfield; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by a brother, the Rev. Robert M. Wise.

    The Rev. Jay B. Eickhoff will officiate at Tuesday's service. Burial will be in Blain Cemetery.

    Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

    Memorial contributions can be made to Zion Lutheran Church, Blain 17006.

  • Services for Elizabeth A. Jacoby, 77, of 9125 Olde Scotland Road, Shippensburg, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Messiah United Methodist Church, 30 S. Penn St., Shippensburg.

    She died Saturday, June 21, 1997 in Hershey Medical Center.

    Born Oct. 8, 1919 in Newburg, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Anne Heberlig Daihl and the widow of Robert M. Ewan, who died in 1958, and Clarence H. "Chub" Jacoby, who died in 1987.

    Mrs. Jacoby worked at Cressler's Market and also the former Shirtcraft and L'Agilon companies.

    She was a member of Messiah United Methodist Church and its ladies' Bible class, and AARP 2525. She was a former member of Chambersburg Hospital Auxiliary and past matron of First Court Chapter 470 Order of Eastern Star.

    Surviving are three daughters, Paula A. Nye and Mickey Zinn, both of Shippensburg and Bobbi Cohick of Newville; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by five brothers.

    The Rev. L. Fitzgerald Reist will officiate at Wednesday's service. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.

    An Eastern Star service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, by First Court Chapter 470 Order of Eastern Star.

    Friends also may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

    Memorial contributions can be made to her church.

  • Services for Patricia Ann Rhinehart, 64, of 322 N. York St., Pottstown, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Gibson Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs.

    She died Saturday, June 21, 1997 in Pottstown Memorial Medical Center.

    Born Aug. 27, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Harrison and Bessie Yeager Shelley.

    Mrs. Rhinehart was a former employee of Texas Lunch Restaurant, Carlisle.

    Surviving are her husband, Ralph A. Rhinehart Jr.; three daughters, Linda Davidheiser of Spring City, Terry Jumper of Carlisle and Brenda Ruth Fry of Boyertown; a brother, Edgar Shelley of Shermans Dale; two sisters, Martha Sheaffer of Shermans Dale and Natalie Zeigler of Evergreen, Ala.; and two grandsons.

    The Rev. Kenneth Barner will officiate at Tuesday's service. Burial will be in Young's Cemetery, Shermans Dale.

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

  • Memorial services for Eero E. Rowan, 35, of 1326 Horich Drive, Boiling Springs, will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Cocklin Funeral Home, 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg.

    He died Friday, June 20, 1997 from injuries received in an accident.

    Born Dec. 22, 1961 in Oakland, Calif., he was a son of Patrick Rowan of Lincoln, Neb. and Anja K. Kuoppala Rowan of Boiling Springs.

    Mr. Rowan was a warehouseman for Morrison-Knudsen in Mechanicsburg.

    In addition to his parents, surviving are two sisters, Raili Holtzapple of York and Moira Rowan of Dallastown; and an aunt, Raili Helsing of New York, N.Y.

    Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

    There will be no viewing; however, friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

  • Services for James Frank Slusser, 58, of 20 Little Rocky Run Lane, Stafford, Va., will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 4200 Carlisle Road, Gardners.

    He died Saturday, June 21, 1997 in the Hospice of Northern Virginia, Arlington, Va.

    Born May 30, 1939 in Gardners, he was a son of the late Danzil W. and Maude A. McKinney Slusser.

    Mr. Slusser, a 1957 graduate of Carlisle High School, was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving more than 26 years in the Navy and the Naval Reserve. He helped establish the North Island Chapter of the Naval Enlisted Reserve Association and was selected as its first president.

    He also was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association.

    Surviving are his wife, the former Patsy Ann Barninger; a daughter, Sherrie Lynn White of Leesburg, Va.; three sons, Gregory A., Matthew J. and Joshua S., all of Stafford, Va.; four sisters, Mereda Helm of Gettysburg, Valda Barnhart of Gardners, Faye Bowermaster and Paulette Kelly, both of Carlisle; three brothers, Walter of Gardners, Christopher of Mechanicsburg and Kermit of Fairfield; and two grandchildren.

    The Rev. Kenneth G. Swick will officiate at Wednesday's service. Burial will be in Goodyear Cemetery.

    Friends may call Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dugan Funeral Home, 111 S. Main St., Bendersville.

    Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, Cancer Research, 656 Johns Ave., Gettysburg 17325 or to Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 4200 Carlisle Road, Gardners 17324.

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