Mary Ellen Alspaugh

Mary Ellen Alspaugh SCHAEFFERSTOWN, PA Mary Ellen Alspaugh, 81, of Schaefferstown, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 15, 2006, at her home after an extended illness. She was the wife of Charles Alspaugh and would have celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary in November. Born in Carlisle on September 24, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Ellen Baitzel Lichtenberger. Along with her husband she served as a missionary in Jamaica for a number of years. She was a member of the Christ Ambassadors Little Kutztown Chapel, Myerstown. She enjoyed gardening, reading and her many grandchildren. In addition to her husband she is survived by sons Mark J., husband of June Alspaugh of Manchester, Vt., and David R., husband of Kathy Alspaugh of Richland; daughters Rosanna C., wife of Emmett Thompson of Myerstown, Ruth E. Stump of Denver, Mary E., wife of Rex Klinedinst of Schuylkill Haven, Jean L., wife of Kevin Stodart of Sinking Spring, Virginia M., wife of Jamie Mease of Newmanstown, and Eva L. Alspaugh of Lebanon; brothers John Lichtenberger of Carlisle and Robert Lichtenberger of Ephrata; sisters Edith Lehman of Mechanicsburg, Fanny Jones of Carlisle, Elizabeth Myers of Mechanicsburg, Ruth Brougher of Hanover, Grace Pierce of Palmyra and Ethel Barnett of Carlisle; 32 grandchildren; and 69 greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother Harry Paul Lichtenberger. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 19th, at 10 a.m. at the Bible Brethren Mountain House Church, Route 944, Carlisle. Viewing will be held on Sunday evening from 6-9 p.m. at the Schaefferstown Mennonite Church, Route 419, Schaefferstown, and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Please omit flowers. Strauss-Kreamer & Lum Funeral Home, Jonestown, is in charge of the arrangements. www.sklfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Kreamer & Lum Funeral Home & Crematory-Jonestown
618 E Main St Annville, PA 17038
717-865-5215

Published in Lebanon Daily News on June 16, 2006