She was a 1943 graduate of Philipsburg High School.
She was employed as a bookkeeper for 16 years by Geyer Lumber Co. in Chambersburg. She retired in 1985.
She was a member of Central Presbyterian Church, Chambersburg.
She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary of Burt J. Asper Post 46 American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary of Charles M. Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW, Chambersburg; Ladies Golf League and NCO Wives Club, both of Letterkenny.
She is survived by her husband, James R. Menter, whom she married on Dec. 22, 1951; and one godchild, Leslie J. Byers of Ashland, Va., whom she raised.
Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. Linda J. Jaymes will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201; or the American Cancer Society, Franklin County Unit, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.
Natalie E. Johnston
FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Natalie E. Johnston, 65, of 7850 Lincoln Way East, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at her home.
Born Jan. 14, 1932, in Chambersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Arley and Dorothy Barfoot McCarty.
She was a 1951 graduate of Chambersburg High School.
She was owner and operator of Caledonia Dal Kennels, Fayetteville.
She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Lawton, Okla.
She was a member of Dalmatian Club of America, Delaware Valley Dalmatian Club and National AARP. She was involved in breeding, selling and showing of dalmatians for more than 40 years.
She is survived by her husband, William G. Johnston, whom she married on July 27, 1957; one daughter, Nannetta K. Pine of Fayetteville; one sister, Mildred Powell of Chambersburg; and one grandson.
Services will be Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. Daniel H. Kelchner will officiate. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, Greene Township, Pa.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.
Homer W. Palmer
WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Homer Washington Palmer, 73, of 8888 Triumphent Court, died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, Md.
Born May 12, 1924, in Thurmont, Md., he was the son of the late Albert Charles and Naomi Catherine Ridenour Palmer.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Eleanor Marie Burgess Palmer, in 1970.
He retired from IBM in 1990. He then was employed by Tim May Security Co. and later by St. Moritz Security Co. until the time of his death.
He was a veteran of World War II and served with the U.S. Army in the European Theater.
He was a member of Emmanuel Alliance Church of Frederick.
He was a member of Francis Scott Key Post 11 American Legion.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy L. Ernest Palmer, whom he married on March 24, 1974; one son, Christopher S. Palmer of Concord, N.C.; one grandson, Brendon C. Palmer; two nieces; one nephew; and three great-nieces.
Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Emmanuel Alliance Church, New Design Road at Ladd Lane, Frederick. The Rev. Stephen M. Kroh will officiate. Burial will be in Frederick Memorial Park Cemetery, Linden Hills, Frederick.
The family will receive friends at Robert E. Dailey and Son Funeral Home, 1201 N. Market St., Frederick, today from 7 to 9 p.m. Friends may call at the funeral home today from 2 to 9 p.m. and at the church Tuesday one hour prior to the service.
Donna O. Hoskins
MARION, Pa. - Donna O. Hoskins, 47, of 5544 S. Main St., died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at her home.
Born Nov. 18, 1950, in Goldsboro, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Bruce and Doris Britt Sessions.
She was a graduate of Goldsboro High School, Goldsboro.
She was a partner of the former Art Craftree, Greencastle, Pa.