Paul Pefley, Jr., 80, of Chambersburg, died Sunday, February 24, 2013, in Chambersburg Hospital. Born September 11, 1932, in Greencastle, he was a son of the late Paul Sr., and Gladys Burkholder Pefley. Mr. Pefley served in the U.S. Army with the 728th Infantry Division during the Korean War and was discharged at the rank of Sergeant. While in the military he attended Ordinance Repair School at Aberdeen, Md. Following his discharge he served for one year with the Army Reserve. He later retired from Letterkenny Army Depot after more than 39 years of service. He was a life member of Harry D. Zeigler Post 6319 VFW and the Greencastle Sportsman's Association. He had a great love for hunting and fishing. Paul liked traveling with his wife to Bastrop, La., where the mayor presented him with the keys to the city, and he was deputized as Deputy Sheriff. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Suders Pefley, whom he married September 10, 1960; his son, Pete Pefley and wife Carole; and his brothers, Merle R. Pefley and Sheldon L. Pefley and wife Debbie, all of Chambersburg. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. In addition he will missed by his beloved dog, Nickie. Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Rhuie Costolo. Services and burial at Lincoln Cemetery will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter, 5051 Letterkenny Road West, Chambersburg, PA 17202. Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg. 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 Feb. 27, 2013