Bertha L. Lehman

Bertha L. Lehman, 102, of Chambersburg, died Tuesday evening, Feb. 5, 2013 at Menno Haven, where she had resided since October. Born Dec. 30, 1910 in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Fannie Landis Caufman. A homemaker most of her life, Mrs. Lehman had been a member of Chambersburg Brethren In Christ Church for 55 years. Her hobbies included crocheting, knitting, and gardening. Her husband, Aaron Arthur Lehman, preceded her in death. She is survived by three daughters, Janet E. Haarer and husband John of Hagerstown, Md., Doris J. McBeth and husband Ethan of Manheim, and Betty A. Breon and fiance Vincent Blaye of Chambersburg; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, James A. Lehman; a daughter, Miriam B. Lehman; and two brothers, Martin Caufman and Kenneth Caufman. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Chambersburg Brethren In Christ Church with Rev. Kevin Witter officiating. Interment will follow at the Chambersburg Mennonite Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday (today) at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Chambersburg Brethren In Christ Church, 465 Center St., Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to the Menno Haven Benevolent Fund, 2011 Scotland Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201. Condolences and memories may be shared on her Book of Memories page at

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Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Inc.
333 Falling Spring Road Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 264-6416

Published in Public Opinion on Feb. 7, 2013