GETTYSBURG Arlene B. Murray, 93, East Middle St., died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at her home. She was born November 16, 1918, in Cumberland Township, a daughter of the late Emory and Mary Sowers Clapsaddle. Her husband of 61 years John C. Murray died in 1997. Arlene was a member of the Gettysburg United Methodist Church. For 23 years she was associated with the Gettysburg Times. Mrs. Murray was a 50 year member of the local Annie Danner Club and served as its Treasurer for 25 years. She was a member of AARP. Arlene is survived by two daughters, Johneta Yingling and her husband Norman of Gettysburg, and June Rea and her husband, Ronald of New Cumberland; six grandchildren, David Stouch and Wendy Rudisill, Todd Stouch and his wife, Kristyn, Ryan Stouch and his wife, Laurie, Dana Rea Anthony and her husband, Wayne, Lisa Rea Minnick and her husband, Larry, Alan Rea and his wife, Crystal; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Emory Keith Clapsaddle of Fredericksburg, Va., Arthur Bert Clapsaddle of Bel Air, Md.; two sisters, Marion Fortenbaugh of Marysville, Edith Funt of Gettysburg. She was predeceased by a brother, Earl Clapsaddle; two sisters, Janet Bailey and Anna Clapsaddle. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg, with the Rev. Jay Zimmerman officiating. Interment will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens in Gettysburg. There will be a viewing at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorials can be made to Gettysburg United Methodist Church, 30 W. High St., Gettysburg, PA 17325; or Lutheran Home Care & Hospice, 260 W. High St., Gettysburg, PA 17325. Online obituary and condolences available at monahanfuneralhome.com
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Published in Evening Sun on May 7, 2012