Leroy S. Chronister

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Leroy S. Chronister, 87, of Wesminster, died Friday, Oct. 19, at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster.

Born July 17, 1925, in Silver Run, he was the son of the late Edgar W. and Rosie E. Miller Chronister. He was the husband of Catherine R. Shue Chronister for 66 years.

He served in the army during World War II. He was a lifelong mechanic and retired truck driver from National Feed in 1987.

Leroy was a member of Barts Centenary United Methodist Church, Littlestown, and was a lifetime member of V.F.W. Post No. 467, Westminster. He enjoyed camping and visiting and joking with family and friends.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Edward L. and wife Anna Chronister, of Hanover; Larry G. Chronister, of Westminster; Glenn R. and wife Helen Chronister, of Westminster; Donna M. Miller and husband Richard, of Westminster; Diane K. Pickett and husband Sam, of Westminster; a niece raised as a daughter Teresa M. Rohne and husband Dennis, of Fla.; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter.

He was predeceased by an infant daughter Patricia Chronister and brothers Warren, Alvin and Eldo Chronister.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Little's Funeral Home, 34 Maple Avenue, Littlestown, Pa.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Charles H. Reinaker officiating. Littlestown Allied Veterans Council will provide full military honors at the cemetery. Interment will be held in Barts Church Cemetery, Hanover.

Memorial contributions may be sent in his name to one's .

Online condolences may be offered www.littlesfh.com.

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Published in Carroll County Times on Oct. 21, 2012
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