Obituaries for 09/28/1999

1999-09-28T00:00:00Z Obituaries for 09/28/1999 The Sentinel
September 28, 1999 12:00 am

Charles M. "Chuck" Chronister, 58, of 223 S. Hanover St., Carlisle died Monday, Sept. 27, 1999 at Carlisle Hospital.

Born June 5, 1941 in Carlisle, he is the son of Mervin "Mike" M. Chronister of Carlisle and the late Margaret Mohler Chronister.

He currently was co-owner and operated the Towne Tavern in Carlisle and formerly owned the Carlisle Cleaners and was formerly a Director of Food Services at Dickinson College.

A 1959 graduate of Carlisle High School he was a member of the White Circle Club, Eagles Aerie 1299 and the American Legion Post 101 all of Carlisle.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Barbara L. Maraton Chronister of Carlisle; a daughter, Michelle Chronister Shannon of Cherry Hill, NJ; three brothers, Michael, Percy and Norman Chronister all of Carlisle; four sisters, Betty Walters of Camp Hill; Connie Angle of Hanover; Nora Hill of Carlisle and Peggy Wagner; three step-sons, Jason, Joseph and Patrick Seaux all of Carlisle and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Memorial contributions may be made to Big Brothers and Big Sisters, 1 West High St., Carlisle, PA 17013.

Donald L. Duncan Sr., 51, of Newville died Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999 at his home.

Born March 25, 1948 in Perry County, he was the son of Mary Dick Duncan of Carlisle and the late John Duncan.

He was employed as a laborer at Leer Industries, formerly Maslands in Carlisle for 25 years.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Beverly Stouffer Duncan; a son, Donald L. Duncan Jr., who lives at home; a daughter, Ruth E. Bouder of Newville; two brothers, Earl Duncan of Elliotsburg and James Duncan of Carlisle; four sisters, Mary Page of Elliotsburg; Betty Bentz of New Bloomfield; Pearl McGough and Clara Kinslow both of Carlisle.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Duncan.

Viewing will be Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. at the Egger Funeral Home, 15 Big Spring Avenue, Newville. A private service will be officiated by the Rev. Iva O'Brien at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Carlisle Hospice Care, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, PA 17013.

Kevin A. Gobrecht, 30, of 4423 York Road, New Oxford died Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999 in Greenwood, Neb.

Born May 2, 1969 in Hanover, he is the son of Robert L. Gobrecht of New Oxford and Donna Haverstock Gobrecht Long of Hanover.

He was a 1987 graduate of New Oxford High School and a 1992 graduate of Millersville University.

He was a member of the New Oxford Social and Athletic Club; York County Racing Club; Allstar Circuit of Champions; World of Outlaws; Checkered Flag Fan Club and the Republican Club, Hanover.

He was currently the driver of Amoco Car 93 owned by Hylton-Blaney Motorsports.

He won over 100 GoKart races and competed throughout Eastern and Southern U.S. 1977‚19991; 1992‚1994 won over 100 Micro-Sprint races including the Coors National Open in 1992‚1994; 1995 won Lincoln (PA) Sportsman of the Year by Auto Racing Club of Hagerstown; 1995 National Sprint Car Rookie of the Year by the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum; 1996 Replacement driver for Jac Haudenshild in the Elden Racing 22 on the World of Outlaws tour. Competed in four events including a 3rd place finish in the Amoco Knoxville Nationals make-up feature; 1997 Drove Stauffer's Apple Chevrolet Car and won the Jack Gunn Memorial at Williams Grove Speedway; July 31, 1998 won his first World of outlaws Feature at Williams Grove Speedway; Oct. 10, 1998 won the Kenny Weld Memorial at Lincoln Speedway; Feb. 5, 1999 won the All Star Circuit of Champions Feature at Volusia Speedway Park; Feb. 1999 won three races in less than 24 hours (Williams Grove, Lincoln, Port Royal) 1999 Winner of Williams Grove Speedway's "Early-Bird Championship"; April 1999 debuted in the National Sprint Car Pole with a national ranking of 5th; August 1999 won the Historical Big One at Eldora Speedway, Rossburg, Ohio and 1999 placed 3rd at Knoxville Nationals, Knoxsville,Raceway, Knoxsville, Iowa.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by; stepfather, Keith E. Long of Hanover; stepmother, Kathy M. Griffin Gobrecht of New Oxford; his companion, Bobbi Myers, with whom he resided; two brothers, Scott Gobrecht of Hanover and Brian Gobrecht of New Oxford; a sister, Tiffany A. Gobrecht of New Oxford; maternal grandmother, Blanche Green of McSherrystown; maternal grandfather, Donald Haverstock of Daytona Beach, Fla.; paternal grandparents, John and Jen Gobrecht of Hanover and a nephew.

Funeral services will beheld Thursday at 8 p.m. at the New Oxford Social Club Pavillion, W. Golden Lane, New Oxford. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

Viewing will be held Wednesday at the Feiser Funeral Home, 302 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford from 5 to 9 p.m. and at the Social Club Pavillion Thursday from 6 p.m. until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to York County Racing Club Injured Drivers Fund, c/o Donna Long, 31 Brandy Ct., Hanover, PA 17331 or People Who Care, c/o Delores Baker, Treasurer, 1400 Irishtown Road, New Oxford, PA 17350.

Anna L. Rhoads, 91, a resident of ManorCare Health Services, Carlisle, and formerly of Penn Township, died Sept. 25, 1999, at ManorCare.

Born Dec. 27, 1907, in Bloserville, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Minerva Raudabaugh and the widow of Harold W. Rhoads. She was a homemaker and of the Protestant faith.

Surviving are three daughters, Ruth Rhoads and Evelyn Boyer of Newville and Edith Garner of Carlisle; a son, William Rhoads of Newville; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in the Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, West Pennsboro Township. There will be no viewing or visitation.

Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2040 Linglestown Road, Suite 106, Harrisburg 17110.

Mary J. Healy, 74, of 616 Devonshire Drive, Carlisle died Monday, Sept. 27, 1999 at her home.

Born Dec. 13, 1924 in Buffalo, New York, she was the daughter of the late Miles J. and Elizabeth C. McLeman Freeman and resided in Carlisle for the past 33 years.

She was the widow of Dr. John Hertel Healy, who died Jan. 23, 1984.

She was a graduate of Kenmore High School, Kenmore, New York and Buffalo General Hospital School of Nursing, Buffalo, New York and attended the University of Buffalo in Buffalo, New York.

She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Carlisle where she was a member of the Altar Guild and the Episcopal Church Women and Chairperson of the Needle Work Guild at St. John's Church.

Survived by three sons, Timothy G. Healy of Dayton, Ohio; Mark C. Healy of Jessup, Md. and Kevin J. Healy of West Lafayette, Ind.; a daughter, Joan F. Healy of Chapel Hill, N.C.; a sister, Martha F. Mann of Pine River, Minn.; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church on the Square in Carlisle with the Rev. Canon Mark A. Scheneman and the Rev. Marcia C. Wilkinson officiating.

Burial will be held in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in East Hanover Township, Lebanon County.

There will be no viewing.

The family will receive friends at Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 612, Carlisle, PA 7013 or to the Hospice of Carlisle Hospital, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, PA 17013.

Gwen H. Henderson, 55, of Hampden Township died Monday, Sept. 27, 1999 at Holy Spirit Hospital.

Born Aug. 21, 1944 in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., she is the daughter of Muriel Britt Healey of Mechanicsburg and the late George Healey.

She was a reading teacher at Wilson Middle School, Carlisle.

She was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Mechanicsburg, where she served on the Altar Guild and Outreach Committee; served on the board of New Hope Ministries and was a member of the Harrisburg Junior League and the Westover Village Women's Club.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Walter J. Henderson; a son, Drew M. Henderson, a student at Shippensburg University; a daughter, Claire E. Henderson, at home; a brother, Britt Healey of Garland, Texas and a sister, Gail Buller of Denton, Md.

Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday in her church with the Rev. M. Edward Messersmith officiating. Burial will be held in the church columbarium.

Visitation will follow services in the church.

Musselman Funeral Home, 324 Hummel Ave., Lemoyne is handling the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 8 E. Keller St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 or to the New Hope Ministries, 15 State Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.

Levi "Rodney" Naugle, 85, of 210 W. Main St., Walnut Bottom died Monday, Sept. 27, 1999 at the Carlisle Hospital.

Born Sept. 26, 1914 in Walnut Bottom, he was a son of the late Levi L. and Valeria R. Pechart Naugle and the widower of Betty J. Brandt Naugle, who died Aug. 22, 1996.

He was retired from Mechanicsburg Naval Supply Depot.

He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, South Newton Township Volunteer Fire Company, Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post 223, Durff-Kuhn VFW Post 6168, and National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He was a charter member of Walnut Bottom Rod and Gun Club.

He was a United States Army veteran of WW II, having served as a Staff Sergeant in the 20th Armored Division, 3rd Army in the European Theatre. He took part in the liberation of the Dachau and Hedemar Concentration Camps and was awarded the Bronze Star.

He is survived by two sons, Patrick L. Naugle of Gettysburg and Gregory S. Naugle of Carlisle; two daughters, Linda N. Tritt of Plainfield and Rita N. Deutsch of Mt. Holly Springs; two sisters, Mary Minor of Walnut Bottom and Catherine Warren of Carlisle; five grandchildren and two great-grandsons.

He was preceded in death by a grandson; five brothers and four sisters.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg with the Rev. Deborah Heisley-Cato officiating.

Burial will be held in Walnut Bottom Cemetery.

Viewing will be held at the funeral home one hour prior to the services on Thursday.

Graveside military services will be conducted by the Shippensburg VFW and American Legion Posts.

Charles R. "Bob" Strickland Sr., 76, of Blackhill Road, Newport died Monday, Sept. 28, 1999 at Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg.

He was retired from United Telephone Company with 33 years of service and was an Army veteran of WW II.

He was a member of VFW Post 34, where he was Post Commander and Quartermaster; American Legion Post 0177, Newport; Loyal Order of Moose 925, Newport; Ickesburg Sportsmens Association; United Telephone Independent Telephone Pioneers; Western Perry Sportsmen Club; Hunters Valley Sportsmen Association; Highland Presbyterian Church, Newport; National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum and past School Board member of the Newport School District and past State Democrat Committeeman; life member of the Newport Citizens Fire Company 1 and the Newport Social Order of Owls.

He enjoyed fishing and sprint car racing.

He was the widower of Vivian J. Strickland.

He is survived by a son, Bobby Strickland of Newport; two daughters, Carol L. Wilson of Newport and Nancy J. Shoaff of New Kingstown; four brothers, William "Red" Strickland, Don Strickland, Fred Strickland and Leroy Strickland all of Newport; two sisters, Betty Beaver of Millerstown and Kathleen "Sis" Strickland of Newport; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Highland Presbyterian Church, Newport.

Burial will be held at the Newport Cemetery with full military honors.

Viewing will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Newport Ambulance League, P.O. Box 66, Newport, PA 17074 or to the Newport Fire Company, Mulberry St., Newport, PA 17074.

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