Janet S. Wise Janet S. Wise, 87, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away Friday morning, May 23, 2014 at the Penn Hall Nursing Center. Born April 18, 1927 in Chambersburg, she was a daughter of the late Casper W. and Cora Redcay Schellhase. Mrs. Wise was a 1945 graduate of the Chambersburg High School and a 1948 graduate of the Washington County Hospital School of Nursing. A Registered Nurse, she retired in 1988 from the Chambersburg Hospital, where she had been employed as Head Nurse for 38 years. A long-time member of First United Methodist Church, she sang with the Chancel Choir and the 3M Choir. She was a volunteer with the American Red Cross and member of AARP Chapter #2287. A loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, and great-grandmother, she enjoyed taking care of her family. Mrs. Wise is survived by her husband, Charles E. Wise, whom she married September 11, 1949; two daughters, Jacquelynn Wise Rock and husband Charles, and Terea Wise Stevens and husband David, all of Chambersburg; four grandsons, Nathan R. Wingert and wife Michelle, Adam C. Wingert and wife Molly, Justin D. Stevens, and Bradley C. Stevens and wife Jamie; and eight great-grandsons, Nolan and Jack Wingert, Aidan and Brady Wingert, Tyler, Coleman, Rowan, and Keegan Stevens. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by eight brothers, Raymond, Russell, Theodore, Marvin, Guy, Blain, Ray, and Garnet Schellhase; and two sisters, Viola Rotz and Hazel Glass. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Donald C. Nolder officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Private interment will be at Norland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund or the First United Methodist Church Endowment Fund, 225 South Second Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201. Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg, PA. 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 May 24, 2014