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Jaymes, Polly C.  
Polly C. Jaymes Polly Carnathan Jaymes, 67, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away Saturday morning, July 4, 2015, at ManorCare Health Services. Born August 5, 1947, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late George H. and Gloria Barnes Carnathan. Polly received a Bachelor's Degree in Education and a Master's Degree in Education from Lebanon Valley College. She began her teaching career in Delaware, where she taught for two years. She married her husband Steven on April 13, 1974 and moved to Chambersburg, at which time she began substitute teaching in the Chambersburg Area School District. From 1990 until her retirement in 2000, she taught music and served as the choral director at Shalom Christian Academy. She was a member of Zion Covenant Church in Chambersburg where she played keyboard for the worship team. Polly liked spending time and traveling with her husband. She especially enjoyed buying Christmas gifts for her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Steven E. Jaymes; two daughters, Melanie Lowe (husband David, Jr.) and Katie Berger (husband Raymond, Jr.); and five grandchildren, all of Chambersburg. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Zion Covenant Church, 1102 Locust St., Chambersburg, PA. Elder Willie Dingeldein and Elder Ted Crist will officiate. Interment will follow at Lincoln Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA, and from 9:00 to 10:00 AM Thursday at the church. Memorial contributions in Polly's memory may be made to Shalom Christian Academy, where she taught, at 126 Social Island Road, Chambersburg, PA 17202. Condolences and memories may be shared on her Book of Memories page at www.geiselfuneralhome.com
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Published in Public Opinion from July 5 to July 6, 2015
Strite, Wayne G.  
Wayne G. Strite Wayne G. Strite, 85, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, July 4, 2015, at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born May 27, 1930, in Maugansville, MD, he was a son of the late Abram J. and Emma Eberly Strite. Mr. Strite was a farmer most of his life and worked at L & S Stone in Chambersburg for ten years. He served as director of King's Troubadours for twenty-five years. Mr. Strite attended World Harvest Outreach in Chambersburg. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Martin Strite, whom he married February 18, 1953; three children, Eugene R. Strite (wife Karen) of Chambersburg, Joyce M. Lehman (husband Merle) of Chambersburg, and Arvin W. Strite (wife Vonn) of St. Cloud, FL; seven grandchildren, Selena Jetnarayan, Wesley Strite, Sherah Blankenship, Sheila Baldwin, Ryan Lehman, Brandon Ronk, and Cory Ronk; and 12 great-grandchildren whom he loved dearly. He is also survived by two brothers, Allen Strite (wife Anna Mae) of Clear Spring, MD and Clair Strite (wife Naomi) of Townville, PA; and two sisters, Velma Horst (husband Glenn) of Winchester, VA and Alta Bussard of Monrovia, MD. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Nelson, Garnet and Lawrence Strite. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 9:00 PM Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at World Harvest Outreach, 1090 Wayne Ave., Chambersburg, PA. Interment will be at 9:30 AM Wednesday at the Mercersburg Mennonite Church Cemetery and then friends and family are invited to celebrate Wayne's life at 11:00 AM Wednesday, July 8 at World Harvest Outreach, where Pastor Mark Durniak will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Horizon Initiative, 415 N. Prince St., Suite 201, Lancaster, PA 17603; or to the Mennonite Central Committee, 21 S. 12th St., P.O. Box 500, Akron, PA 17501. Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg, PA. Condolences and memories may be shared on his Book of Memories page at www.geiselfuneralhome.com
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Published in Public Opinion on July 6, 2015

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Hawbaker, M. Catherine  
M. Catherine Hawbaker M. Catherine Hawbaker, 94, a resident at Green Ridge Village, Newville, PA, passed away Saturday morning, July 4, 2015 at the nursing home. Born March 26, 1921 in Shippensburg, she was a daughter of the late Floyd and Ruth Gettel Staver. Catherine was a member of Prince Street United Brethren Church in Shippensburg where she enjoyed playing the piano for the youth department. She loved to knit, crochet and read. Catherine taught Sunday School and was in charge of the church's Bible School for a number of years. She also cooked at Rhodes' Grove Campground. Her husband, Rev. Laban Hawbaker, preceded her in death on July 16, 1999. She is survived by four children, Ray F. Hawbaker of Chambersburg, Margaret A. Klinger and husband Ronald of York, Berniece K. Crider and husband Max of Carlisle, and Sharon L. Lehner and husband Steve of Germantown, MD; nine grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Wayne L. Hawbaker; a brother, Arthur Staver and a sister Grace Keeseman. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Prince Street United Brethren Church, 20 North Prince Street, Shippensburg, PA. Pastor Richard Black will officiate. Interment will follow at Norland Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:00 11:00 AM Wednesday at the church. Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. Memorial contributions may be made to Prince Street United Brethren Church at the aforementioned address. Condolences and memories may be shared on her Book of Memories page at www.geiselfuneralhome.com
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Published in Public Opinion on July 5, 2015
Hunt, Gerald D.  
Gerald D. Hunt Gerald Dennis Hunt, 70, of Shippensburg, died on the morning of Friday, July 3, 2015, at his home with his family by his side. He was born on February 17, 1945, in Erie, the son of the late Wayne Richard and Leona Adams Hunt and married Ms. Charlene J. Gray on August 31, 1963, in Van Nyes, CA. Gerald was a veteran of both the U.S. Navy, enlisting in 1963 and honorably discharged in 1964; as well as the U.S. Army, enlisting on September 13, 1976, and honorably discharged on September 13, 1979. Gerald worked in law enforcement in both his military and civilian careers. In the military he was an MP as well as a traffic accident investigator. As a civilian, he was a police officer/detective, a deputy sheriff, and he retired as a guard at the Letterkenny Army Depot, on February 29, 2012. He was a member of the Greencastle Baptist Church and a post member of the Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post #223, Shippensburg. Gerald had great affection for all animals and in his free time liked to shoot, hunt, and enjoyed classic cars. Gerald is survived by his wife of 52 years, Charlene; three sons, Gerald Todd (Becky) Hunt and children Jewelia and Jadyn of Greencastle, Scott Allen (Lorrie) Hunt and children Cody Hunt, Dakota Brown, Kayla and Emily Rexroth of Shippensburg, Kaitlin Horn of Mercersburg and Kayla Gomez of Pittsburgh, and Charles Vernon (Karen) Hunt and children Kassidy and Erika of Fayetteville. His funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Inc., Shippensburg. Pastor Donald Woody will officiate. Interment with military honors conducted by the Shippensburg Area Veterans Council will follow in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Viewing will be Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter. Online condolences may be expressed at www.fogelsanger- brickerfuneralhome.com
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Published in Public Opinion on July 5, 2015
Milazzo, Theresa M.  
Theresa M. Milazzo Theresa Marie Milazzo, 89, of New Oxford, passed away on Tues., June 30, 2015, at York Hospital. She was born Oct. 20, 1925, in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late Frank and Julia (DelConte) DiGianvittorio. She was a lifetime member of Corpus Christi Church, a long time Eucharistic minister, helped type bulletins for services, volunteered at the school and was faithful in her time in the adoration chapel. She was a graduate from Pierce Business College. Early on, she worked as an international booking agent for Cunard Cruise Lines followed by the Department of Labor. Then she became a full time mom until her son was in high school when she worked for her husband as a receptionist in his Optometry office. Theresa loved cooking, entertaining family and friends, knitting, volunteering at the Hospital and Heritage Center. She was a past member of the Garden Club and enjoyed playing tennis in her younger years. She was a loving mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. Surviving are her son, Joseph J. Milazzo, Jr. of New Oxford; two grandchildren, Nicholas and Anthony Milazzo; numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. Her husband, Dr. Joseph J. Milazzo, Sr.; three siblings, Yolanda DiGianvittorio, Helen Borgogno and Americo DiGianvittorio preceded her in death. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 pm on Wed., July 8, 2015 at Corpus Christi Church with Father Dominic DiBiccaro officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Corpus Christi Cemetery. Memorial donations may be to Corpus Christi Church, 320 Philadelphia Ave, Chambersburg, PA 17201 or Society of the Little Flower at www.littleflower.org . Online condolences may be expressed at www.sellersfuneralhome.com
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Published in Public Opinion on July 5, 2015
Wible, Myrtle E.  
Myrtle E. Wible Myrtle Emma Wible, 95, Bradnick Farm Lane, McConnellsburg, died at 1:10 AM, Friday, July 3, 2015 at the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg. Born December 10, 1919 at Woodvale, PA, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Herbert and Emma Laura (McCoy) Taylor, Sr. She was married to James Porter Wible on October 30, 1937 at Hagerstown, MD. Mr. Wible preceded in death on September 9, 1947. Mrs. Wible met her longtime companion Ellsworth Keefer in 1953. He preceded in death April 25, 1997. Mrs. Wible is survived by the following children, James Wible and wife, Gloria of Mays Landing, NJ, Joseph Wible, Sr. and wife, Dorothy of Chambersburg, Mary Wible Souders of Harrisburg, Lucille Wible Cowan Horst and John Wible, Sr., both of Chambersburg, Hank William Keefer of Somerset and Debra Kay Keefer Bookwalter, McConnellsburg. There are 19 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. The last surviving member of her family, Mrs. Wible was preceded in death by five brothers and eight sisters, Charles McCoy, Mary Wright, Olive Ramsey, George Taylor, Isabel Dixon, Mabel Snyder, Elsie Taylor, Dorothy Wilson, Alice N. Taylor, Clarence Taylor, Jr., Harold Glover Taylor, Merle Taylor and Helen Barnett. Mrs. Wible was of the Protestant Faith. During World War II, she worked at Letterkenny Army Depot and later at H. J. Heinz Co., both of Chambersburg. She later owned and operated Myrtle's Beauty Salon and then an antique shop at Fort Littleton for many years. She was last employed as a secretary at the Fulton County Housing Authority. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at the M. R. Brown Funeral Home, 301 Pitt Street, Hustontown, PA with Pastor Richard Bernhard officiating. Interment will be at Clear Ridge Cemetery, Hustontown, PA. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-8:00 PM on Monday and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Online condolences and further information may be obtained at funeralfinder.com
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Published in Public Opinion on July 5, 2015

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Lambert, Wendy A.  
Wendy A. Lambert Wendy A. Lambert, 55, of Chambersburg, passed away at home. Born March 3, 1960, she was a daughter of Ralph and Alma (Jones) Quarterson. Surviving children, Lindsey M. and Daniel H. Lambert; three grandchildren, Jayden Bartolone, Skylin Rebecca Lambert, and Kindzi Marie Lambert. Services are private. www.sellersfuneralhome.com
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Published in Public Opinion on July 4, 2015
Wunderlich, Carl C.  
Carl C. Wunderlich Carl C. Wunderlich, 92, of Chambersburg, passed away on Wed., July 1, 2015, at Chambersburg Hospital. Born May 19, 1923, in Lebanon, PA, he was the son of John W. and Mame L. (Mengel) Wunderlich. A graduate of Lebanon HS and a lifelong member of Corpus Christi Church, he worked as a meat cutter at the A&P supermarket in Chbg, then was employed part-time by McKenzie Oil and retired from Kmart at the age of 80. While serving in the U.S Army during WWII, he was stationed in England. He was a member of Knights of Columbus. Carl enjoyed people, his family and reading about the Civil War and other historical events. When traveling and spending time with his children and grandchildren, he somehow managed to weave history and education into their trips! He is survived by his wife, Marie (Remesnik) Wunderlich; children, Carl M. Wunderlich (Joyce), Lynne M. (Thomas) Holtry; two grandchildren, Tiffany (Ahmed) Osman and Michael Wunderlich; a great-grandchild, Noah Osman; daughter-in-law, Chris Wunderlich; and several nieces and nephews in the Lebanon area. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Stephen Wunderlich; and being the last surviving sibling of his brothers and sisters, Edward, Mabel, Irene, Dora, Lester and John. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thurs., July 9, 2015 at Corpus Christi Church, with the Rev. Luis Rodriguez officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wed., July 8, 2015 at the W. F. Sellers Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Holy Savior Cemetery in Cornwall, PA. Military Honors provided by the Lebanon County Honor Guard. Online condolences may be expressed at www.sellersfuneralhome.com
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Published in Public Opinion on July 4, 2015

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Crider, Daniel R.  
Daniel R. Crider Daniel R. 'Dan" Crider, 67, of Chambersburg, died in the late afternoon hours of Monday, June 29, 2015, at the Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown, MD. He was born on March 27, 1948, in Shippensburg, PA, a son of the late Daniel A. and Edith H. Varner Crider. Daniel was a U.S. Army veteran and spent most of his military service in Berlin, Germany, enlisted in October 1967 and honorably discharged in September 1971. He married Ms. Sonja Trepse on February 12, 1971, in Berlin, Germany. She preceded him in death on October 3, 2012. Daniel was employed at the Letterkenny Army Depot for 33 years, retiring as a battery repairman in June 2013. He was a member of the Prince Street United Brethren Church, Shippensburg and most recently attended the King Street Church, Chambersburg. Daniel was a life member of the Charles Nitterhouse V.F.W. Post #1599, the Amvets Post #224, and the Landis McLeaf Marine Corps League, all of Chambersburg; as well as the Detrich-Brechbill American Legion Post #612, St. Thomas. In his younger years, Daniel had a hobby farm and liked to garden, and enjoyed woodworking, working on cars, and traveling with his wife. Daniel is survived by his three daughters, Kristina Marija (James) Mowery of Middleburg, Mira Ann (Jesse) Olson of Gapland, MD, and Eileen Rosalie (Mark) Mason of Mercersburg; two granddaughters, Abigail Morgan Olson and Payton Taylor Olson, both of Gapland; his sister, Martha Jane (Earl) Ford of Harrisburg; a special friend, Gloria Souders of Chambersburg; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and spouse, Daniel was preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, Roy B. and Shirley Crider. His funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Inc., Shippensburg. The Rev. Paul Baker and Rev. Lester Stine will officiate. Interment with military honors will follow in the Parklawns Memorial Gardens. Viewing will be two hours prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association at P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312. Online condolences may be expressed at www.fogelsanger- brickerfuneralhome.com
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Published in Public Opinion on July 3, 2015
Finafrock, Dorothy G.  
Dorothy G. Finafrock Dorothy G. Finafrock, 92, of Chambersburg, passed away July 2, 2015, at Manorcare Health Services. She had resided at Providence Place for the past several weeks of her life. She was born June 5, 1923, in Chambersburg, PA to Morris and Elsie (Rife) Wenger. She was the widow of the late Garnet Finafrock, who died in 1993. Dorothy had worked as a seamstress at the Stanley Co. and later as a stock worker at J.C. Penney Co. She was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church in Chambersburg. Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Lucille Ann (wife of Samuel H.) Horst of Greencastle; four step-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren and three step-great-great-grandchildren. She has a sister, LuElla (wife of Herbert) Crist of Chambersburg; and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; a sister, Lucinda Kuhns; and three brothers, Abram, Orville and Chester Wenger. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Ltd., Chambersburg, with Pastor Daniel Wilt officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be held at Norland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to St. John's United Methodist Church, 3001 Warm Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA 17202. Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 725 Norland Ave., Chambersburg, PA, will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelsocorneliusfh.com
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Published in Public Opinion on July 3, 2015
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