Catherine L. Pittman Catherine L. Pittman, 95, of Mercersburg, died at 4:48 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Falling Spring Nursing Center. Born May 20, 1918, at Mercersburg, she was a daughter of the late Bliss and Elizabeth Pine Lynch. Catherine worked at the former Stanley Company for over 40 years. She was a member of VFW #6241 Ladies Auxiliary, Mercersburg, and AARP. She enjoyed crochet, collecting bells, flowers, reading and bingo. Her husband, Samuel M. Pittman, died January 7, 1995. Surviving family include two daughters, Eileen L. Sharar and Gloria D. "Dean" Sheffield, both of Mercersburg; a son, Bliss L. "Butch" and wife Ella Mae Pittman of Chambersburg; a brother, Lloyd Lynch of Mercersburg; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Lorraine LaMaster and Loretta "Hun" Pittman; a son-in-law, Charles "Gabby" Sharar; and two sisters and three brothers. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday March 29 at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc., Mercersburg, with Pastor Michael Sanders officiating. Burial will be at Pine Grove Cemetery, Mercersburg. There will be no viewing, however, the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Saturday at the funeral home. www.lininger-fries.com
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Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
47 North Park Avenue
Mercersburg, PA 17236
Published in Public Opinion on Mar. 27, 2014