• C. Herbert Capp, 92, of Mechanicsburg, died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997 in the Church of God Home, Carlisle.

    Born March 26, 1905 in Mechanicsburg, he was the son of the late Aaron E. and Clara E. Baker Capp and the widower of Verna S. Schaeffer Capp and Emma Mae Capp.

    Mr. Capp was retired from Bethlehem Steel, Steelton and was a member of Trindle Springs Lutheran Church, Mechanicsburg.

    Surviving are a daughter, Frances Pierce of Wooster, Ohio; two stepsons, Leslie Anderson of Rockport, Texas and Lorenzo Anderson of Mechanicsburg; three sisters, Frances Corman and Florence Durston, both of Mechanicsburg and Elderline Dewalt of New Cumberland; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and several step grandchildren.

    The Rev. Steven D. Dorsett will officiate the services. Burial will be in Stone Church Cemetery, Enola.

    Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, is handling the arrangements.

    Memorial contributions may be made to his church's building fund, 15 State Road, Mechanicsburg, 17055.



  • Arthur Donald Evans, 79, of 241 W. Ridge St., Carlisle, died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997 in his home.

    Born July 26, 1918 in Columbia, Pa., he was the son of the late Arthur C. and Ruth Ayle Evans.

    Mr. Evans, a graduate of William Penn High School, Harrisburg, was a retired employee of the Harrisburg Post Office and Dauphin Deposit Bank, Harrisburg.

    He was a member of the First United Church of Christ, Carlisle; Hospital Auxiliary; National Association of Retired Federal Employees; Seventh Armored Division Association; Harrisburg Postal Chorus; and was a Carlisle Hospital volunteer with over 12,000 hours of service.

    He was a Unted States Army veteran of World War II with the Seventh Armored Division, 147 Signal Co., and participated in the Battle of the Bulge.

    Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Miriam Shulenberger Evans; a daughter, Karen A. McKibben, Newville; a son, David H. Evans, Lakewood, Ohio; a brother, H. Gilbert Evans, Mechanicsburg; four granddaughters, a neephew and nieces.

    The Rev. Lynn R. Schultz and the Rev. Wanda L. Velman will officiate the services. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

    There will be no viewing.

    Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, Carlisle, is handling the arrangements.

    Memorial contributions may be made to First United Church, 30 N. Pitt St., Carlisle, 17013.



  • Elsie S. Franciscus, 76, of Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle and formerly of Hamilton, Ohio, died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

    Born April 21, 1921 in Carlisle, she was a daughter of the late Fred F. and Naomi F. Gordon Shughart and the widow of Ross B. Franciscus, Sr. who died Jan. 7, 1989.

    Mrs. Franciscus was a Protestant.

    Surviving are a son, Ross B. Franciscus Jr. of Placentia, Calif.; a daughter, Patricia Rose of Keavy, Ky.; a brother, Raymond Shughart of Carlisle; a sister Emma Baer of Carlisle; two half brothers, Richard Shughart and Dale Shughart, both of Carlisle; two half sisters, Annie Rummel of Carlisle and Dorothy Beamer of Gardners; two grandsons;a great grandson, and several nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by two brothers, John Paul Shughart and Frederick F. Shughart Jr.; and a sister, Edna Wagner.

    The Rev. Paul E. Gordon will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.



  • Shane D. Goudy, 23, of Duncannon, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 1997 in his home.

    Born July 11, 1974 in Harrisburg, he was the son of David and Bonnie Goudy of Duncannon.

    Mr. Goudy, a 1994 graduate of Newport High School, was an employee of England Jeep Eagle, Mechanicsburg.

    In addition to his parents, he is survived by a daughter, Saydey Louann Goudy at home; a sister, Shawn Roberto of Carlisle; a maternal grandmother, Evelyn Baker of Duncannon; a paternal grandmother, Ida Mae Goudy of Lykens; and several aunts and uncles.

    With the Rev. John Phillippi officiating, burial will be in Bloomfield Cemetery.



  • Martha E. Sheetz, 89, of Kinkora Pythian Home, 25 Cove Road, Duncannon, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 1997 in the home.

    Born April 22, 1908 in Lancaster County, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Steinmetz Nessinger and the widow of Messiah H. Sheetz.

    Mrs. Sheetz was a member of Duncannon Assembly of God Church; Duncannon Senior Citizens; and Duncannon Golden Age Club.

    Surviving are two sons, Robert L. Sheetz of Pittsburgh and Ray A. Sheetz of Ft. Myers, Fla.; a daughter, Dolly Ward of Lititz; 22 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-granchildren.

    Services will be held at the Ronald Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Duncannon.

    Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 500 N. High St., Duncannon, 17020.



  • Lois Jean Elicker Trimmer, 73, of Lewisberry, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 1997 in Harrisburg Hospital.

    Born Oct. 2, 1924 in Harrisburg, she was the daughter of the late Ralph K. and Mary Belle Shettel Elicker.

    Mrs. Trimmer, a foster parent for Newborns for York County Children's Services, was a charter and present member and historian for Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, Mechanicsburg; past president of Mt. Zion PTA, Etters; past president of Bethany Village Auxiliary, Mechancisburg; 12th District Choir; past president of the United Methodist Women; and a lay member of the Central Pennsylvania Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.

    She was also a former receptionist at Bethany Village; former organist and choir director at Goldsboro Church of God and Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church; tour director for Bethany Village; and a Sunday school teacher at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church.

    Surviving are her husband, Paul Kilmore Trimmer; three sons, Paul Richard of Shawnee, Kan., Thomas Lee of Lewisberry and Rev. Michael Gene of State College; a daughter, Patricia A. Sherick of Middletown; three brothers, James D. Elicker of Harrisburg, Robert E. Elicker of Yorba Linda, Calif. and Charles Kenneth Elicker of St. Petersburg, Fla.; three half sisters, Ruth Capp of Penbrook, Dorothy Reilly of Camp Hill and Joann Drake of Poplar Branch, N.C.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

    The Rev. David Brindle will officiate the ceremony. Burial will be in Emmanuel Cemetery, Lewisberry at the convenience of the family.

    Cocklin Funeral Home, Dillsburg, is handling the arrangements.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her church's building fund, 5000 Simpson Ferry Road, Mechanicsburg, 17055.



  • Christopher A. Imler, 23, of Duncannon, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 1997.

    Born Jan. 20, 1974 in Harrisburg, he was a son of Allan and Shirley Huber Imler of Duncannon.

    Mr. Imler was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and an employee of Rich Foods, Harrisburg. He was a United States Navy veteran.

    In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Brian Stephen of Duncannon; two sisters, Ann Louise Chubb of Newport and Barbara Marie Imler of Duncannon; and a maternal grandfather, Frank Huber of West Chester.

    The Rev. Irene Freburg Dussaq will officiate Monday's Services. Burial will be in Hill Cemetery, Watts Township.



  • Pearl E. Wolport, 77, of 5720 Overly Drive, Alexandria, Va. and formerly of New Bloomfield, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997 in Woodbine Rehabilitation and Health Center, Alexandria.

    Born April 17, 1920 in Mt. Carmel, she is the widow of Clark L. Holman and Clair E. Wolport.

    Mrs. Wolport was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and a retired employee of Carson Long Institute.

    Surviving are two sons, Clark L. Holman II of Pennsylvania and Charles E. Holman of Alexandria; a brother, Charles Bakey of Gettysburg; a sister, Thursa Sanders of McClean, Va.; and two grandchildren.

    The Rev. Robert P. Knight will officiate the services. Burial will be in Bloomfield Cemetery.

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