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Obituaries

December 23, 1997

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Wednesday, December 24, 1997 Edition

Harry W. East

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Harry William East, 79, of 407 S. Broad St., died Monday, Dec. 22, 1997, at Quincy United Methodist Home.

Born Dec. 30, 1917, in Hazelton, Pa., he was the son of the late Joseph W. and Ida Jones East.

His wife, Grace Sophia East, died in 1986. They were married on Oct. 4, 1939.

He was employed by Landis Tool and Fairchild, retiring from Fairchild in 1972 as a mechanical engineer.

He was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waynesboro.

He also was a member of Red Run Train Committee; Hagerstown Stamp Club; national and local AARP, and worked with its tax advisory; and was treasurer of Boy Scouts Troop 19, and helped them with events.

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He enjoyed playing 500 and pinochle card games, dancing, hiking, and gardening.

He is survived by four daughters, Diane Henicle of Greencastle, Linda L. Heefner and Carol Flood, both of Waynesboro, and Patricia E. Bishop of Severna Park, Md.; one son, David A. East of Waynesboro; one sister, Helen Oswald of Hazelton; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Doris Kunkle; and one brother, Joseph East.

Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Evangelical Lutheran Church, 43 S. Church St., Waynesboro. The Rev. Richard Seaks will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery in Quincy.

The family will receive friends in the church's library on Friday from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the Rehabilitation Floor of Quincy United Methodist Home, P.O. Box 217, Quincy, Pa. 17247.

Arrangements are by Snyder-Lochstampfor Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

Charles T. Bouder

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Charles T. "Charlie" Bouder, 72, of 5684 Tick Ridge Road, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 1997, at his home.

Born Jan. 19, 1925, in Waynesboro, he was the son of Harvey E. Bouder of Waynesboro and the late Kathryn A. Gardenhour Bouder.

He attended Waynesboro schools.

Early in life, he was employed by Waynesboro Shoe Factory, and later for Waynesboro High School for 41/2 years. He then worked for the Borough of Waynesboro maintaining parking meters and painting lines and signs in Waynesboro for 411/2 years, retiring in 1990.

A World War II veteran, he served with the U.S. Army in the European Theater. He received the Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Ribbon, European African Middle Eastern Ribbon and World War II Victory Ribbon.

He was a member of Hollowell Brethren in Christ Church for 47 years, where he served on the board of trustees for 14 years. He also was an usher and a member of Kingdom Builders Sunday School Class.

He also was a member of national AARP.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Nellie E. Bartles Bouder, whom he married May 25, 1945; two daughters, Zandra T. Bricker of Zullinger, Pa., and Sarah E. Bouder of Waynesboro; one son, Charles L. Bouder of Zullinger; one sister, Janet I. Hocker of Chambersburg, Pa.; one brother, Richard H. Bouder of Harrisburg, Pa.; three grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Hollowell Brethren in Christ Church, 14807 Hollowell Church Road in Waynesboro. The Rev. James M. Sollenberger will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, Friday from 6 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Lutheran Social Services, 2735 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Mary F. Strausbaugh

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Mary Frances Strausbaugh, 84, of 13995 Crest Ave., died Monday, Dec. 22, 1997, at Quincy United Methodist Home, Quincy, Pa.

Born March 4, 1913, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Nettie Fisher Snively.

She attended Waynesboro schools.

She was a homemaker. She also did domestic work for several families in Waynesboro.

She was a member of Prices Church of the Brethren in Washington Township, Pa.

She was an avid baker and cook and was known for her fasnacht making on Fasnacht Day in Waynesboro.

She is survived by her husband, Leo W. Strausbaugh, whom she married Dec. 25, 1945; one son, Charles L. Strausbaugh of Waynesboro; two grandsons, Adam M. Strausbaugh and Bryan M. Strausbaugh, both of Waynesboro; one niece; and one nephew.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Donald Snively.

Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. C. William Spangler will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Clyde W. Preisler

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Clyde W. Preisler, 65, of 841 Forest Road, died Monday, Dec. 22, 1997, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born March 4, 1932, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Dyer and Artiscia King Preisler.

He was a 1950 graduate of Chambersburg High School.

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