- B. Stanley Brehm, 70, of 56 E. Main St.,
Plainfield, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1998, at his home.
Born Aug. 21, 1927 in Plainfield, he was the son of the late George Harper and Ruth Boyd Brehm.
He retired after 47 years of service with Union Quarries Inc. of Carlisle, formerly the J. F. Sours Quarry. A Lutheran, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of the Cumberland County Pool League and a life member of West Pennsboro Township Fire Company.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Betty M. Lightner Brehm; a son, Stanley L. of Carlisle; four daughters, Shirley A. Bowermaster of Homosassa, Fla., Judy E. Brehm of Cottonwood, Calif., Sandra L. Hawkins and Terrie J. Coy, both of Carlisle; a sister, Treva Weary, Newville; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Sandra Schultz officiating. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, North Middleton Township.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society/C.R.U., 1500 2nd St., Harrisburg, PA 17102-2527.
- Funeral services for George E. Finkenbinder,
71, of 680 Ridge Road, Shippensburg, will be held at 2 p.m.
Thursday in Ridge Church of the Brethren, Shippensburg.
He died Monday, Jan. 26, 1998, in Carlisle Hospital.`
Born in New Kingstown, he was a son of the late George W. and Mary Zeigler Finkenbinder.
Mr. Finkenbinder retired from farming in 1991 and was a member of Ridge Church of the Brethren and Big Spring Fish and Game Association, Newville.
Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Dorothy J. Frye Finkenbinder; a son, George W. of Shippensburg; two daughters, Judy K. Calaman and Kathy J. Burkett, both of Shippensburg; three brothers, Wayne D. of British Columbia, Canada, Paul H. of Newville and Ralph W. of Carlisle; two sisters, Martha Nornhold of Carlisle and Mary Kretzing of New Kingstown; a stepbrother, John L. Durnin of Carlisle; a stepsister, Joyce D. Peffer of Carlisle; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Alma Barclay.
The Rev. Jaye M. Bartle will officiate at Thursday's services. Burial will be in Kutz's Cemetery, Middlesex Township.
Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. in the church. Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be made to Ridge Church of the Brethren, 1095 Ridge Road, Shippensburg, PA 17257.
- Funeral services for George A. Hansell Jr.,
86, of Swarthmore, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Trinity Episcopal
He died Sunday, Jan. 25, 1998 at Springfield Hospital.
Born in Narbeth, he lived the last 50 years in Swarthmore. A 1934 Dickinson College graduate, he was president of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and earned varsity letters in both football and track. He was an instructor of physical education in 1942 at Dickinson College for the U.S. Air Cadets.
Mr. Hansell pursued advanced studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University and Heidelberg University, in Germany. He was an instructor and athletic director for Pennsylvania Military Prep School and was a track and football coach and athletic director at Pennsylvania Military College, now Widener University, retiring in 1984 after working in development for the university.
He is survived by a daughter, Susan H. Shapley; two sons, George A. III of Newark, Del. and T. Stevenson of Spring Valley, Ohio; two brothers, Frederick and William of Narbeth; two sisters, Evelyn Lissy of Bradenton, Fla. and Helen Morgan of Narbeth; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, ElFrieda "Sis" Keller Hansell, in 1994.
Friends may call on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Rigby Harting and Hagan Funeral Home, 15 E. Fourth St., Media. Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions can be made in his name to Hansell Scholarship Fund, c/o Widener University, Chester, PA 19013.
- Memorial services for Sara E. Rosenberry, 86,
of 1070 Stouffer Ave., Chambersburg, will be held at 2 p.m. today
at Upper Path Valley Presbyterian Church, Spring Run.
She died Sunday, Jan. 25, 1998 at Manor Care, Chambersburg.
A credit manager for Chambersburg Hospital, she was a member of Central Presbyterian Church in Chambersburg, where she was involved with the church choir and the Women's Missionary Society and taught Sunday school.
Mrs. Rosenberry is survived by a son, Edwin of Saxton; a daughter, Nancy Sue Carbaugh of Bethlehem; four step-sisters; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey W. Rosenberry, and two brothers, George Snyder and William Heffelfinger.
Burial will be in Upper Path Valley Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg.
Memorial contributions can be sent to American Cancer Society, 1500 N 2nd St., Harrisburg, PA 17102 or Franklin County Public Library.
- Funeral services for Florence Leiby, 77,
Carlisle, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Hoffman-Roth Funeral
Home, 219 N Hanover St., Carlisle.
She died Monday, Jan. 26, 1998 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.
Born July 18, 1920 in Perry County, she was the daughter of the late John A. and Bessie McQuay Hoffman and the widow of Robert J. Leiby.
She was former co-owner/operator of Leiby's Mobile Home Park, Carlisle, and a retired employee of Middlesex Elementary School in Cumberland Valley School District.
Mrs. Leiby is survived by two sons, Clarence R. of Mechanicsburg and Donald A. of Carlisle; two daughters, JoAnn Wolf of Mechanicsburg and Connie Pretz of Marysville; two brothers, Roy Hoffman and William R. Hoffman, both of Duncannon; three sisters, Geraldine Owen of Landisburg, Shirley Bitner of Summerdale and Carrie Hoffman of Duncannon; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The Rev. James Rudy will officiate at Friday's services. Burial will be in Kutz's Cemetery, Middlesex Township.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2040 Linglestown Road, Suite 106, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
- Paul G. Meleski, 62, of 6310 Fairfield Road,
Fairfield, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1998 in Carlisle Hospital.
Born Sept. 25, 1935 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Raymond and Adele Meleski.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Fairfield, Gettysburg Elks, Fairfield AMVETS, and was a member and ritual director of Gettysburg Moose.
A graduate of St. Bonaventure University, he was a former social worker at the Hoffman Home and Gettysburg Lutheran Home, and was employed for 21 yeas at Scotland School for Veterans' Children, Chambersburg. At the time of his death, he was employed as a caseworker by the state Department of Public Welfare in Carlisle.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Ridzik Meleski; a son, Eugene Wink of Orrtanna; two stepsons, Foster Edick of Utica, N.Y. and Donald Edick of Raleigh, N.C.; two stepdaughters, Carol Ann Edick of San Diego, Calif. and Yvonne Brown of Chester, S.C.; eight step-grandchildren; and one step-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Monaban Funeral Home, Fairfield. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church by the Rev. Michael A. Messaro.
Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow, Pa. with the Rev. Michael Finn officiating.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. A Christian wake service will be held at 8 p.m.
- Funeral services for Charles Eugene Krause,
57, of Newville, will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Egger Funeral
Home, 15 Big Spring Ave., Newville.
He died Monday, Jan. 26, 1998, in his home.
Born April 22, 1940 in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Nicholas George and Anna Elizabeth Smith Krause.
Mr. Krause was retired as a truck driver for Ewell Trucking of New Holland. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of the Cumberland County Care and Share for the blind.
Surviving are his companion, Dianne Hefflefinger and her children, Thomas and Sommer Hefflefinger, all of Newville; his daughter, Anna Krause of Lititz; a sister, Doris Leier of Ephrata; a brother Nicholas Kraus, of Lancaster and a niece and a nephew.
Memorial contributions can be sent to Cumberland County Care and Share, in care of Ruth Gilbert, 91 Doubling Gap Road, Apt. 106, Newville, PA 17241.
- Dr. William Brady West, 94, of The Oaks,
Westminster Woods Retirement Center, Huntingdon, died Tuesday, Jan.
27, 1998 at the center.
Born Oct. 28, 1903 in Harrisburg, the son of the late Charles F. and Myrtle Caveny West, he resided in Carlisle from 1992-1997.
He practiced obstetrics and gynecology at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, where he served as president and chief of staff. He retired from active practice in 1972 and became medical director and member of the board of directors of Consumers Life Insurance Co. He served as physician to Juniata College and was consulting physician to Owens Corning Fiberglass, Huntingdon.
Dr. West was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the county historical society, Elks Lodge 976, was county coroner in the 1930s and a member and president of the school board for over 25 years, all in Huntingdon. He was founder of Diamond Valley Lodge and belonged to the alumni associations of Juniata College and Jefferson Medical College, the state medical society and the American Medical Association.
He was a past member of the Medical Examining Board of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
He is survived by his wife, Helen C. McCall West; a son, Dr. William J. Sr. of Carlisle; a daughter, Mary H. Mason of Carlisle; a sister, Jeanette Kennedy of Camp Hill; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at First United Methodist Church, Huntingdon, on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Doyle H. Klinger Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Huntingdon.
Friends may call at the church following the memorial service. John B. Brown Funeral Home, Huntingdon, is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial contributions in remembrance of William B. West be given to the Educational and Scientific Trust of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, P.O. Box 8820, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8820 or First United Methodist Church, 5th and Mifflin streets, Huntingdon, PA 16652.
- Funeral services for Ruth V. Walker, 76, of 19
Church Road, Newport, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in David M.
Myers Funeral Home, Newport.
She died Sunday, Jan. 25, 1998 at her home.
Born July 1, 1921 in Newport, she was a daughter of the late Harry A. and Minnie Zellers Shutt and the widow of Mack D. Walker.
She was a member of Bucks United Methodist Church and its Ladies Aid; Oliver Grange No. 1069, Newport; Red Hill Community Center; and a Howe Township inspector of elections.
Surviving are a son, Carson E. Walker, Newport; two daughters, Janice M. Ridolfi of Camp Hill and Dolores S. Weibley of Loysville; two brothers, James L. and H. Raymond Shutt, both of Newport; two sisters, Alice Trimmer of Carlisle and Evelyn Lindsay of Liverpool; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
The Rev. Aden Wertz and the Rev. Harry Cole will officiate at Thursday's funeral. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Red Hill Community Center, c/o George Schreiber, 166 Red Hill Road, Newport, PA 17074 or to Newport Ambulance League, P.O. Box 66, Newport, PA 17074.
- Marion M. McEvoy, formerly of Livingston, N.J.
died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1998 in Todd Nursing Home, Carlisle.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S Hanover St., Carlisle, will announce arrangements when complete.
- Ethel I. Metzger, 73, of 520 E. Winding Hill
Road, Mechanicsburg, died Monday, Jan. 16, 1998 at Holy Spirit
Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.
Born July 16, 1924 in Utahville, she was the daughter of the late Otto and Nellie Green Moser.
She was a homemaker and a member of Church of The Brethren, Mechanicsburg.
Surviving are her husband, LaRue Metzger of Mechanicsburg; a son, William M. of Mt. Lebanon; two daughters, Gail I. Reynolds of New Cumberland and Susan J. McCorkel of Carlisle; a brother, Harold A. Moser of Florida; and seven grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Church of The Brethren, Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. J. Gerald Greiner officiating. Friends may call Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.
Burial will be at a later date. Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be sent to her church, 301 Gale St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.
- Funeral services for Harry Ivan Pressley, 92,
formerly of Millerstown, will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in the
Nickel Funeral Home, Millerstown.
He died Monday, Jan. 26, 1998 in Perry Village Nursing Home, New Bloomfield.
Born Aug. 15, 1905 in Millerstown to the late Harry and Mary Gertrude Pines Pressley, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II. He was retired from PennDOT and had run heavy equipment for William Zeiders Contracting.
Surviving are a sister, Bessie P. Christopher of Carlisle, and several nieces and nephews.
The Rev. Charles Tressler will officiate at Thursday's services. Burial will be in Reward United Methodist Cemetery, Millerstown.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Disabled American Veterans of Pennsylvania, 4219 Trindle Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011-5728.
- Charles E. Leon Nehf, 69, of 490 Walnut Bottom
Road, Shippensburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1998 at home.
Born Nov. 2, 1928 in Southampton Township, he was a son of the late Joseph W. "Bid" and Sarah B. Gilbert Nehf. A 1947 graduate of Shippensburg High School, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
A dairy farmer for 40 years until he retired, he was a member of Cleversburg United Methodist Church and a former Sunday school teacher for the men's Bible class.
Member of the Cumberland County and Pennsylvania farm bureaus. He was a life member of Newburg-Hopewell Volunteer Fire Company and the National Rifle Association.
Mr. Nehf is survived by his wife, Elva L. Shisler Nehf; a daughter, Debbie L. Miller of Shippensburg; two brothers, Edgar W. and Kenneth E., both of Shippensburg; five sisters, M. Grace Delancy, Mary A. Bittinger, Vivian C. Negley and Sarah I. "Judy" Myers, all of Shippensburg and Virginia P. Breon of Newville; two grandchildren; two uncles; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg with the Rev. Peter A. Seiler Jr. officiating.
Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Greene Township. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to Cleversburg United Methodist Church, c/o Wanda Gallo, Treasurer, 99 W. Main St., Walnut Bottom, PA 17266.