• Services for John Stephen Ensminger Jr., 28, of 415 Bernheisel Bridge Road, Carlisle, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Harvest Church, New Kingstown.

    He died Friday, Aug. 1, 1997 in Harrisburg as a result of a traffic accident.

    Born Jan. 1, 1969 in Harrisburg, he was a son of John and Stella Ensminger of Carlisle.

    Mr. Ensminger was employed by Foxe's Market and formerly by Karns Markets. He was also an apprentice auctioneer with Ensminger Auctioneers.

    He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of Harvest Church, New Kingstown.

    In addition to his parents, he is survived by a daughter, Erica Lynn of Carlisle; a brother, Christopher A., at home; paternal grandparents, John T. and Hilda Ensminger of Camp Hill; a maternal grandfather, Frank Pasillas of Lincoln, Calif.; and several aunts and uncles.

    The Rev. Fred Tidy will officiate Tuesday's services. Burial will be in Longsdorf Cemetery, Silver Spring Township.

    Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday in Myers Funeral Home Inc., 37 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg, and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday in the church.

    Memorial contributions may be made to his church, 6950 Carlisle Pike, New Kingstown, 17072.



  • William R. "Bob" Lick Sr., 84, of 101 Hillcrest Drive, Fairview Township, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 1997, in Harrisburg Hospital.

    Born, Aug. 12, 1912 in Waynesboro, he was a son of the late Harrison and Nellie Knepper Lick Sr.

    Mr. Lick was a retired produce merchant in the Broad Street Market, Harrisburg and Kline Village, Harrisburg.

    He attended Fairview Brethren in Christ Church, Fairview Township.

    Surviving are his wife, Margaret E. Fetrow Lick; a son, William R. Jr. of Grantham; a daughter, Alice L. Kelly of Fairview Township; a brother, Harrison M. Jr. of Metairie, La.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

    Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Parthemore Funeral Home, 1303 Bridge St., New Cumberland with Pastor Simon A. Lehman Jr. officiating.

    Entombment will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Lower Paxton Twp.

    Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of the service Tuesday in the funeral home.

    Memorial contributions may be made to Fairview Brethren in Christ Church, 600 Evergreen Road, New Cumberland, 17070.



  • Private graveside services for Marietta Loose Parry, 84, of Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Middlesex Township and formerly of Mechanicsburg and Drexel Hill, will be held Wednesday in Mechanicsburg Cemetery.

    She died Friday, Aug. 1, 1997, in the nursing home.

    Born Dec. 18, 1912 in La Porte, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Max C. and Emma Haak Loose and the widow of George Thomas Parry.

    Mrs. Parry is survived by a son, G. Thomas Parry of South Sterling; a daughter, Marilow Parry Spaeth of Mechanicsburg; a sister, Bertha L. Russell of La Porte, Ind.; six grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.

    The Rev. Gerald J. Kole will officiate Wednesday's services.

    There will be no viewing or visitation.

    Myers Funeral Home Inc., Mechanicsburg, is handling the arrangements.



  • Services for Clair D. Raffensperger, 84, of 7 W. McClure St., New Bloomfield, will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in New Bloomfield United Methodist Church, Main and Church streets, New Bloomfield.

    He died Friday, Aug. 1, 1997, in Perry Village, New Bloomfield.

    Born Feb. 16, 1913, in Arendtsville, he was the son of the late William N. and Elsie Bower Raffensperger and the widower of Agnes Wetzel Raffensperger.

    A New Bloomfield businessman for over 50 years, Mr. Raffensperger was former owner of Perry Lanes Bowling and New Bloomfield Auto Care Company.

    He was a member of New Bloomfield United Methodist Church; Adams Lodge No. 319 F&AMPAM; Harrisburg Consistory; Perry-Juniata Shrine Club; Zembo Luncheon Club; Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Forest No. 43, Mifflintown; Moose Lodge No. 925, Millerstown; New Bloomfield Fire Company; and Camp Lookout, Potter County.

    Surviving are his wife, Betty G. Raffensperger; three sons, Marlin C. and Gary L., both of New Bloomfield and Rev. Donald W. of McAllisterville; a daughter, Ethel R. Mowery of New Bloomfield; two step-sons, Michael C. George of Newport and Steven A. George of Millerstown; a step-daughter, Theresa Miller of Marysville; and a sister, Betty Nichols of Gettysburg; eight grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; five step-great-granchildren; and a step-great-great-granchild.

    The Rev. Patricia Woolever will officiate Tuesday's services assisted by the Rev. Gary Bellis. Burial will be in Bloomfield Cemetery.

    Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of the service Tuesday in the church. Masonic services will begin at 2:45 p.m.

    Boyer Funeral Home, New Bloomfield, is handling the arrangements.

    Memorial contributions may be made to his church, P.O. Box 96, New Bloomfield, 17068.



  • Lee Sunday of Boiling Springs died Saturday, Aug. 2, 1997, in Manor Care Health Services, Carlisle.

    Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is handling the arrangements and will announce them when complete.

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