Nancy S. Black

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GETTYSBURG Nancy S. Black, 79, Cumberland Drive, Gettysburg, died Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the York Hospital. She was born May 29, 1934 in Gettysburg, the daughter of the late Frederick and Margaret Shockey Sanders. Nancy was widowed twice. Her first husband Joseph A. Temple died in 1972 and her second husband H. William Black died in 1997. Nancy was a very active member of the Foursquare Gospel Church in Gettysburg. She was a 1952 graduate of Gettysburg High School. Nancy was a secretary in the area for many years at the Gettysburg Area School District, the Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary and Herf-Jones Yearbook Company, retiring in 1996. Nancy enjoyed being active by going to the beach, participating in various card clubs, bowling, traveling, volunteering and spending time with family and friends. Nancy is survived by three children; Connie Thompson and her husband Charles of Gettysburg, Edward F. Temple of Hanover, Neil A. Temple and his wife Jacquelyn of Gettysburg; three step-children; Kimberly Strickhouser and her husband Larry of Biglerville, Stephen D. Black of Westminster, Md., Sandra B. Staley and her husband Ryan of New Jersey; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a granddaughter, Rebecca Eyler and a sister, June Burdette. Funeral services will be held, Thursday, April 3rd at 11 a.m. from the Foursquare Gospel Church, Gettysburg, with Rev. Mark Chester officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg. There will be a viewing Wednesday evening, April 2nd from 6 until 8 p.m. from Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Foursquare Gospel Church, 330 W. Middle St., Gettysburg, PA 17325. Online obituary and condolences available at
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Published in Evening Sun on Apr. 1, 2014