• Hyrum R. Barker, 73, of 1 West Penn St., Carlisle, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

    Born Dec. 18, 1923 in North Belle Vernon, he was a son of the late Hyrum and Katherine Blacka Barker.

    Known as the "Bicycle Man," Mr. Barker was formerly employed by Double J Farms of Carlisle, Palmer Green of Walnut Bottom, Valk Manufacturing of New Kingstown, Giant Food of Carlisle and Twirly Top of Gardners

    He also was a former instructor in leather working at Camp Sinoquipe, the Mason Dixon Boy Scout Summer Camp.

    There are no immediate survivors.

    Memorial services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle. Burial will be at noon Tuesday in Rehoboth Cemetery, North Belle Vernon.

    There will be no viewing; however, friends may call from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.



  • Arthur H. Bair Sr., 88, 609 Charles St., Shippensburg, died Thursday Sept. 11, 1997 at home.

    Born Aug. 24, 1909 in Columbia, he was a son of the late John and Louise Bair and the widower of Mary Arma Bair, who died April 11, 1992.

    He was retired from the U.S. Expansion Bolt Co. in York, where he worked for 50 years.

    He was a member of Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Church, Shippensburg and a former member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, York. He was also a member of the Fort Morris Chapter of AARP, Shippensburg.

    He is survived by a son, Arthur H. Bair Jr., of Fairfax, Va.; a daughter, Mary Louise Orndorff of Shippensburg; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

    Memorial mass will be celebrated Sunday at 7 p.m. in Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Church with the Rev. Larry Sherdel officiating. Entombment will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, West Pennsboro Township.

    Friends will be received at the church from 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

    Memorial contributions can be made to Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Church, 305 N. Prince St., Shippensburg 17257.

    Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, is in charge of the arrangements.



  • Services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. for Roger L. Liberator Sr., 67, of 4 Midland Road, Newville, in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.

    He died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 1997 in his home.

    Born June 4, 1930 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of the late Michael A. and Alma M. Spadaccoa Liberator.

    He graduated from Clifford B. Connelley Vocational High School, Pittsburgh in 1946. He was a retired employee of AMP Inc. in Carlisle with 35 years of service.

    He was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Carlisle, American Legion, Post 421, Newville and Big Spring Lodge 361 F&AMPAM, Newville, where he was a past Master. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

    Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Evelyn R. Mentzer Liberator; three sons, Richard K. Mentzer of Gardners, David L. Liberator of Carlisle and Roger L. Jr. of Shermans Dale; two daughters, Alma M. Garman and Cheryl A. Peiper, both of Carlisle; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

    The Rev. Richard A. Ruff will officiate at Monday's services. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.

    Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home; a Masonic service will be held at 7:30 p.m.

    Memorial contributions can be made to Big Spring Lodge 361, F&AMPAM, 131 Centerville Road, Newville 17241.



  • Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday for Camille L. Powell, 90, of 325 Wesley Drive, Lower Allen Township, in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Mechanicsburg.

    She died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 1997 at Bethany Village.

    Miss Powell was born June 19, 1907 in Ebensburg, a daughter of the late David and Ellen Elder Powell.

    She was retired from the Naval Supply Depot, Mechanicsburg and was a former employee of Army Ordinance Division, York and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Division of Documents.

    She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Mechanicsburg and was a promoter for the Central Association of The Miraculous Medal.

    Surviving are a niece, Jenine Kristan of Delmont, and a nephew, Lee Mathis of Pittsburgh.

    The Rev. Chester P. Snyder will officiate at Monday's mass. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, West Hanover Township.

    Friends will be received Monday from 10:00-10:30 at the church. Malpezzi Funeral Home, 8 Market Plaza Way, Mechanicsburg, is handling the arrangements.

    Memorial contributions can be made to her church, P.O. Box 2012, Mechanicsburg 17055.



  • Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday for Wilmer "Bill" A. Sheaffer, 75, 1526 Longs Gap Road, Carlisle, in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.

    He died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

    Born April 22, 1922 in Carlisle Springs, he was the son of the late Harvey E. Sr. and Tressie Goodling Sheaffer.

    He was a self employed stonemason having worked for Harvey E. Sheaffer and Sons and retired from A.C. Kuhn, Inc. He was a member of St. Matthias Lutheran Church, Carlisle Springs and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater.

    Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Martha Gutshall Sheaffer; two sons, Lloyd E. of Carlisle and Lynn S. of Mechanicsburg; two daughters, Barbara Garman of St. Mary's, Ga. and Judy Snyder of Carlisle; four brothers, Arthur, Harvey, Jr., the Rev. Sterlen, and Paul, all of Carlisle; four sisters, Dorothy Sheffer of Boiling Springs, Sarah Ludt and Ruth Hoy, both of Carlisle, and Mary Ilgenfritz of Valparaiso, Ind.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

    The Rev. Sarah A. Heintzelman will officiate at Saturday's services. Burial will be in Kutz's Cemetery, Middlesex Township. Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Matthias Lutheran Church, 3500 Spring Road, Carlisle 17013 or to St. Stephen Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 266, New Kingstown 17072.



  • Nellie Wright, a resident of Chapel Point at Carlisle, died Friday, Sept. 12, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

    Ronan Funeral Home, South Middleton Township, will announce arrangements when complete.

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