• Ruth I. Barbour, 78, of 200 Mill St., Mt. Holly Springs, died Thursday, July 17, 1997 at home.

    Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, will announce arrangements when complete.

  • Services and burial with full police and military honors for Michael Donahoe, 73, of 301 Clemens Drive, Dillsburg, will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

    He died Tuesday, July 15, 1997 in the Sarah Todd Home, Carlisle.

    Born Oct. 12, 1923 in Monessen, he was a son of the late Thomas and Anna Mannelly Donahoe.

    Mr. Donahoe was a retired major with the Pennsylvania State Police and served as director of community affairs. He was with the state police from 1946 to 1983 and also was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

    Surviving are his wife, Ruth A. Wylie Donahoe; two sons, Michael J. of Gardners and Jeffrey M. of York Springs; a daughter, Patricia A. Nixon of Lexington Ky.; a sister, Bridget Dzyak of Monessen; and two grandchildren.

    Monsignor Leo N. Bierster will officiate at funeral services. There will be no viewing or visitation.

    Cocklin Funeral Home, 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg is handling the arrangements.

    Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association of South Central Pennsylvania, 600 N. 12th St., Suite 5, Lemoyne 17043.

  • Services for Harry E. Hair, 78, of 245 Windy Hill Road, Shermans Dale, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church, 935 Windy Hill Road, Shermans Dale.

    He died Wednesday, July 16, 1997, the date of his 55th wedding anniversary, in Carlisle Hospital.

    Born Dec. 1, 1918 in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Harry II and Grace I. Shatto Hair.

    Mr. Hair was a retired employee of M.L. Haldeman &AMP Son, Hershey. He was a member of Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church and Carpenters Local No. 287, Harrisburg.

    Surviving are his wife, Elsie Liddick Hair; seven sons, Ronald H. of Liverpool, Richard S., Barry L., Kenneth R. and Randy W., all of Shermans Dale, Dennis E. and Michael D., both of Carlisle; three daughters, R. Jane Zeigler of Shermans Dale, Patti L. Johnson of Boiling Springs and Wendy L. Meneses of Carlisle; two sisters, Evelyn Rheam of Shermans Dale and Betty Rumbaugh of Enola; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

    The Rev. Peter Beddia and the Rev. Joseph Kugle will officiate at Saturday's service. Burial will be in Mt. Gilead Cemetery, Shermans Dale.

    Friends may call from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the church.

    Arrangements are being handled by Ronald C.L. Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon.

    Memorial contributions can be made to his church.

  • Services for Ruth G. Wharton, 98, of Chapel Point, 770 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, will be held in Wilmington, Del. at the convenience of the family.

    She died Wednesday, July 16, 1997 in Carlisle Hospital.

    She was born Feb. 7, 1899 in Wilmington, Del.

    Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the local arrangements.

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