• Richard A. Barry Sr., 66, of 918 S. Mountain Road, Dillsburg, died Saturday, September 27, 1997 in Harrisburg Hospital.

    Born Feb. 6, 1931 in Elizabethville, he was a son of Doris I. Richards Barry and the late Harry A. Barry.

    Mr. Barry was a retired truck driver for Carolina Freight and part time bus driver for Wolf's Bus Lines, York Springs.

    He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a life member of the South Mountain VFW Post No. 6771, Dillsburg. He was also a member of the American Legion Post No. 0272, Linglestown, and an honorary retired member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local No. 776.

    In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Gladys P. Maurer Barry; four sons, Terry of Enola, Richard Jr. of Wellsville, Roger Sostar of Halifax and Michael Sostar of Etters; five daughters, Sandy Swineford of Selinsgrove; Jane Bysko of Old Lyme, Conn., Sharon Metzger and Robin Marshall, both of Harrisburg, and Deborah Barry of Wellsville; a brother, Robert Barry of Enola; a sister Gladys Moyer of New Cumberland; 19 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

    Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Cocklin Funeral Home, 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg.

    Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County.

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

    Memorial contributions may be made to Harrisburg Hospital, c/o Coronary ICU, South Front Street, Harrisburg 17101.

  • Gloria M. Nicholson, 61, of Lower Allen Township, Camp Hill, died Saturday, September 27, 1997 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.

    Born Feb. 15, 1936 in Wormleysburg, she was a daughter of the late Alexander Eli and Zelma Mae Dunlap Freedman.

    Mrs. Nicholson was retired from the former Mechanicsburg Naval Ships Parts Control Center.

    Surviving are her husband, Clarence L. Nicholson; two daughters, Diane M. Baker of Yorkhaven and Valerie M. Nicholson of Phoenixville; a son, Steven A. of Hummelstown; a sister, Shirley L. Freedman of Camp Hill; a brother, Jack Freedman of Camp Hill; and four grandchildren.

    Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Myers Funeral Home, 37 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg.

    Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

    Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday in the funeral home.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Cumberland County Unit, 117 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, 17013.

  • Services for Robert W. Taylor, 70, of 1179 Boiling Springs Road, Mechanicsburg, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs.

    He died Friday, Sept. 26, 1997, at this home.

    Born Nov. 15, 1926, in Toledo, Ohio, he was the son of the late Sherman and Mary Roberts Taylor.

    He retired from the Fleet Material Support Office, a tenant of the former Mechanicsburg Naval Supply Depot with 32 years of service.

    A World War II Navy veteran, he was past commander of the American Legion Post 109, Mechanicsburg, member of the Carlisle First Church of God, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 477, B.P.O.E. 578, American Association of Retired People 4377 and St. Johns Lodge 260 F&AMPAM, all of Carlisle.

    He was also a senior member of the Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery and member of the National Rifle Association.

    He is the widower of Doris K. Taylor who passed away July 3, 1976.

    Surviving are his wife, Mary J. Gibb Taylor; four daughters, Connie L. Marks and Tina L. Magill of Mechanicsburg and Barbara J. Lynch and Roxann K. Killinger of Carlisle; one step-daughter, Suzanne G. Keck of Carlisle; one step-son, David C. Gibb of Carlisle; one brother, Sherman T. Taylor of Ridgecrest, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

    The Rev. D. Alan Mathna will officiate at Tuesday's service. Burial with military honors will be in Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.

    Friends may call from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, where a B.P.O.E. Post 578 memorial service will be held at 8 p.m.

    Memorial contributions may be made to Dogwood Hospice, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle 17013 or to his church at 705 Glendale St., Carlisle 17013.


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