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Crawford C. Eberly


1919 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Crawford C. Eberly Obituary
Crawford C. Eberly, 95, of 13 Poplar St., Mont Alto, Pa., passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, in the emergency room of Waynesboro Hospital.
Born Feb. 17, 1919, in Rouzerville, Pa., he was the son of the late Lester and Bessie (Creager) Eberly.
Mr. Eberly was a graduate of Washington Township High School with the Class of 1938.
He and his wife, the late Mrs. Margaret E. "Peg" (Keefer) Eberly, were married Nov. 15, 1941. Mrs. Eberly passed away Sept. 16, 1992.
Mr. Eberly was employed at Landis Machine Co., Waynesboro for over 40 years, retiring as a supervisor.
He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Mont Alto, a lifetime member of Mont Alto Fire Co. where he served as Past President, Waynesboro and South Mountain Fish and Game Associations where he served as Past President and Wildwood Hunting Camp in Emporium, Pa.
Mr. Eberly was known for stocking fish in area streams for the past 40 years and had recently been featured in Pennsylvania Anglers magazine.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman and also enjoyed collecting peanut butter glasses.
He is survived by two children, Donald L. Eberly and his wife, Kay (Cluck) of Mont Alto and Donna L. Bonebrake and her husband, Richard "Dick" Bonebrake of Waynesboro; four grandchildren, Michelle McFerren, Todd Eberly, Kristen Swope and Tracy Bonebrake Miller; 10 great-grandchildren, Tyler Swope, Jade Swope, Andrew McFerren, Brett McFerren, Shane McFerren, Jenna Eberly, Cory Eberly, Sean Eberly, Gavin Miller and Megan Miller; five great-great-grandchildren, Justyne, Kylie, Emma, Harper and Ryder; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Eberly was the last of his immediate family.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by four sisters; and five brothers.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, with Pastor Rachel Horst officiating.
Burial will follow in Mont Alto Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evening in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Mont Alto Fire Co., P.O. Box 310, Mont Alto Pa. 17237.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.bowersoxfuneralhomes.com
Published in Waynesboro Record Herald on Apr. 5, 2014
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