Harold L. Rotz

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Harold L. Rotz Harold, 79, passed away February 19, 2014, at Chambersburg Hospital. He was born Dec. 27, 1934, in Chambersburg to Clarence D. and Mary S. (Clippinger) Rotz. He was married to Frances Crider Rotz on May 12, 1956. Harold retired from McCleary Oil Company after 32 years of service as a bookkeeper. He served as a volunteer at Menno Haven and Penn Hall in the computer room and gift shop for thirteen years. He was the creator and webmaster of Harold's Christian Webpage and Seniors and Family Help Spot at www.familyhelpsopot.com. Harold is survived by his wife, Frances J. Crider Rotz and their three children, Glenda K. (wife of Ric) Schroedel of Chesapeake, Va., Nelson L. Rotz of Chambersburg, and Dena M. Witter-Bigler of Shippensburg. Harold has four grandchildren, Darlene (Mike) Timmons, Melissa (Scott) Park, Kevin (Rachel) Rotz and Derek Witter (fiancee Shaina Myers). He has five great-grandchildren, Mason, Taylor and Brooke Timmons, and Elijah and Kendall Park. He has five sisters, Carolyn Rotz, Margaret Burkholder, Goldie Musser, Evelyn Peckman, Rosalyn Beam; and two brothers, Elwood (Donna) Rotz and Dwight (Annabeth) Rotz. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Douglas Witter and a great-grandson, Caleb Park. Harold is also survived by two brothers, Elwood (Donna) Rotz of Carlisle and Dwight (Annabeth) Rotz of York Springs; five sisters, Carolyn, Margaret (Howard) Burkholder, Goldie (Dale) Musser, Evelyn (Lowell) Peckman, all of Chambersburg, and Rosalyn Beam of Shippensburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Camp Joy-El, 3741 Joy-El Drive, Greencastle, PA 17225. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Air Hill Brethren in Christ Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 725 Norland Avenue, Chambersburg, PA will be handling the arrangements.
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Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, LTD
725 Norland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 267-2454
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Published in Public Opinion on Mar. 19, 2014