Celesta F. Hollinger LEBANON Celesta F. Hollinger, 97, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Cedar Haven. She was born on Saturday, September 18, 1915, to the late Harry Snavely and Ellen Snavely nee Fuhrman in Lebanon. She was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. She worked as a waitress and retired from Sterling Drug. She was the oldest active member of VFW Post #23 Ladies Auxiliary and Fredericksburg Legion. She also enjoyed arranging bus trips and playing bingo. Surviving are children, Austin W. II, spouse of the late Barbara Koppenhaver of Texas, Andrea L., spouse of Ron Stephens of Oregon, Earl F. Jr., spouse of Sylvia Hollinger of Lebanon, William, spouse of Rita Hollinger of Lebanon, and Frank Hollinger of Oregon; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Elizabeth Bretz, Harriet Fox, and Ethel Bachen. She was preceded in death by husband, Nevin Koppenhaver; son, Lawrence Kopenhaver; three brothers; and two sisters. Visitation will be on Friday, March 15, 2013, from 12 to 1 p.m. at Christman's Funeral Home, Inc., 226 Cumberland St., Lebanon. Memorial services will be on Friday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Inurnment will be at Ebenezer "Greenwood" Cemetery, Lebanon, following the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Asera Care Hospice, 315 Primrose Lane, Suite 101, Mountville, PA 17554. Christman's Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family with the arrangements. www.christmansfuneralhome.com
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Published in Lebanon Daily News on Mar. 7, 2013