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William Budd Montague II

Montague, II William Budd Montague, II, 81, of Shippensburg, died Monday, April 22, 2013, in the Chambersburg Hospital. Budd was born June 24, 1931, in Chestnut Hill, a son of the late William E., II and Mildred Stout Montague. Budd was a Letter Carrier at the Shippensburg Post Office from 1957 until 1989, then for the next ten years he worked at Cressler's Fruit Market. Many years ago Budd worked at both the Barbour and Fogelsanger Funeral Homes in Shippensburg. He was a 1949 graduate of the Shippensburg High School and a 1957 graduate of Shippensburg State College. Budd was a United States Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He was a former member of the Shippensburg Presbyterian Church. Budd was a life member of the Vigilant Hose Company and the Cumberland Valley Hose Company both in Shippensburg. He was a life and founding member of West End Fire & Rescue Company in Shippensburg where he held offices of Treasurer, Membership Director, and was Assistant Fire Chief. Budd was an original member of Shippensburg Fire Advisory Board in 1970 and a member of Shippensburg Firemen's Relief Association. He was a life member of the Franklin Fire Company. Budd was a member of the Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post #223, AARP #2525 both in Shippensburg, Letter Carriers Union #500, Harrisburg, Shippensburg University's Century and President's Club, and was Deputy Civil Defense Director of Shippensburg in the 1950's. Budd was an avid NASCAR fan. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Kann Montague; one daughter, Nancy S. Montague of Shippensburg; and one sister, Betty Lehman of York. Memorial services will be held Friday, April 26, 2013 in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Inc., Shippensburg at 2 p.m. Officiating will be The Rev. Dr. Steven R. Fleming. Burial with military honors conducted by the Shippensburg VFW and American Legion Posts will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. There will be no viewing, however a visitation will be held one hour prior to the services in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to West End Fire & Rescue Co., 49 Lurgan Ave. or Vigilant Hose Co., 20 Walnut Bottom Rd. or Cumberland Valley Hose Co., 62 West King St., all in Shippensburg, PA 17257. Online condolences may be expressed at www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com

Published in Public Opinion on Apr. 24, 2013
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