• Funeral services for Grace Forrester, 81, of 311 N. Carlisle St., Greencastle, formerly of Fayetteville, were held at 11 a.m. today in Chambersburg Brethren in Christ Church.

    She died Sunday, Nov. 23, 1997, in the home of her grandson, David Forrester, with whom she was residing.

    Born Sept. 10, 1916 in Franklin County, she was a daughter of the late Norman B. and Dessie May Little Wenger and the widow of John C Wenger, who died Dec. 17, 1982.

    She had been employed at Knouse Foods, Chambersburg, and retired from Musselman Inc., Biglerville. She attended Chambersburg Brethren in Christ Church and enjoyed gardening and quilting.

    Surviving are her stepmother, Treacie Wenger of Fayetteville; two daughters, Minerva Ojanen of Fayetteville and Janice Hockenberry of Newburg; two sons, Graydon Forrester and J. Robert Forrester of Newburg; two sisters, Lucille Cunningham of Mercersburg and Daphney Upperman of Fayetteville; two brothers, Richard Wenger of St. Thomas and Raymond Wenger of Chambersburg; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

    In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Bernice McKelvey, and three brothers.

    The Rev. Kevin Witter and the Rev. Dr. Daniel H. Kelchner officiated at today's services. Burial was in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

    Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg, was in charge of arrangements

    Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.



  • Robert L. Henry, 83, of Elliottsburg RR 1, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 1997 in Thornwald Nursing Home, Carlisle.

    Born June 12, 1914 in Blain RR 1, he was a son of the late Samuel D. and Sarah J. Wilt Henry.

    He was retired from Ralph Piper Auto Parts, Carlisle; Coca Cola Bottling Co., Harrisburg; Henry Brothers Garage; and Capital Area Intermediate Unit 15, for which he was a driver. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

    Mr. Henry was a member, elder, trustee, consistory member and treasurer of the Sunday school for 34 years at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Landisburg.

    He was a member of New Bloomfield Fire Company, New Bloomfield Ambulance Club and Mackinaw IOOF Lodge 308, New Bloomfield.

    Surviving are his wife, Dorothy M. Comp Henry; two sisters, Esther E. Garlin of Landisburg RR 1 and Ruth R. Sheely of Carlisle; and a brother, Roy A. Henry of Carlisle.

    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in his church with the Rev. E. Levain Fouse officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

    Friends may call from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville and from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.

    Memorial contributions can be made to his church, Landisburg RR 1, PA 17041.

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