• Ethel M. Wise DiLeo, 92, of Lemoyne, died Monday, Nov. 24, 1997 at Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.

    Born Feb. 21, 1905 in Fawn Grove, York County, she was a daughter of the late William and Jane Kauffman Wise and the widow of Charles M. DiLeo.

    She was a retired clerk for the former People's Drug Store, Lemoyne, and a member of Baughman Memorial United Methodist Church, New Cumberland.

    She is survived by a daughter, Laura J. Ebeling of Camp Hill; a brother, Herbert Wise of Fawn Grove; three sisters, Helen Ruff of Lancaster, Ellen Wilson of Westminster, Md. and Mary Robert of Cardiff, Md.; two grandsons; and one great-grandson.

    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland, with the Rev. Robert Graybill officiating.

    Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Lower Paxton Township. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Funeral Home.



  • Services for Mary C. Mowery, 80, formerly of 61 Quigley Road, Newburg, will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Newburg First Church of God, 260 Newburg Road, Newburg.

    She died Sunday, Nov. 23, 1997 in Shippensburg Health Care Center.

    Born July 20, 1917 in Lurgan Township, Franklin County, she was a daughter of the late Arthur A. Sr. and Nellie C. Stouffer Brenize.

    Mrs. Mowery was a member of Newburg First Church of God, the Jollies Sixties Group and was formerly active in the Newburg Area 4-H Program.

    Surviving are her husband, Victor R. Mowery; a son, Donald R. of Newburg; a daughter, Janet C. Mowery of Waynesboro; two sisters, Vera Swartz of Newburg and Ruth Snoke of Shippensburg; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

    The Rev. Michael S. Smith, the Rev. K. Hull Byers and the Rev. Stanley Rexroth will officiate at Friday's service. Burial will be in Otterbein Cemetery, Lurgan Township.

    Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church.

    Memorial contributions can be made to her church.



  • Memorial services for John E. Shank, 86, formerly of Camp Hill, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Myers Funeral Home, 37 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg.

    He died Saturday, Nov. 22, 1997 in West Shore Health Center, Camp Hill.

    Born Aug. 25, 1911, he was a son of the late Joseph and Katherine Shank.

    Surviving are his sister, Viola Stricker of Duncannon; two nieces; and one great-niece.

    Burial will be in Highspire Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

    Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice Preferred Choice, 4811 Jonestown Road, Suite 235, Harrisburg 17109.



  • Services for Christine A. Stoner, 77, of Gardners, formerly of Mt. Holly Springs, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs.

    She died Sunday, Nov. 23, 1997 in her home.

    Born Jan. 24, 1920 in Mt. Holly Springs, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Elizabeth Diven Shank and the widow of Ralph C. "Buck" Stoner.

    She was a member of Huntsdale Church of the Brethren.

    Surviving are four sons, Francis R. of Harrisburg, Harry L. of Landisburg, William R. of Newville and Ronald L. of Mt. Holly Springs; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

    The Rev. Jan E. Custer will officiate at Wednesday's service. Burial will be in Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.

    Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

    Memorial contributions can be made to her church, 170 Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17013.



  • Services for Almeda Emma Sullenberger, 92, of Duncannon, were held at 10 a.m. today in Boyer Funeral Home, Duncannon,

    She died Friday, Nov. 21, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.

    Born Jan. 6, 1905 in Harrisburg, she was a daughter of the late George Sr. and Silva McKelvey Loper and the widow of John Sullenberger.

    Mrs. Sullenberger attended Otterbein United Methodist Church and the Faithful Daughters Sunday School class. She was a member of Duncannon Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, Duncannon Golden Age Club, Pythian Sisters, and Sons and Daughters of Liberty.

    Surviving are a daughter, Genevie Graybill of Selinsgrove; a sister, Harriet Weldon of Carlisle; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

    The Rev. Dorothy Mitchell officiated at today's service. Burial was in Duncannon Cemetery.



  • Funeral services for Mary Lu Thompson, 89, formerly of Carlisle, will be held in Valrico, Fla.

    She died Sunday, Nov. 23, 1997 in her home in Valrico, Fla.

    Born in 1908 in Duluth, Minn., she was the widow of William J. Thompson, who died in 1994.

    A graduate of Ohio Wesleyan College, she was employed with her husband operating the Thompson Clothing Store, Carlisle.

    She was a member of Allison United Methodist Church, Carlisle, past president of Carlisle Civic Club and was a member of doll clubs in the Carlisle area and also in Florida. She also was involved with the Girl Scouts.

    Surviving are three sons, William J. of Carlisle, Kenneth D. of Wexford and Robert M. of Lakewood Colo.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

    Memorial services in Carlisle will be announced at a future date.

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