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Obituaries

March 31, 1998

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Albert E. Crone

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Albert Eugene "Sonny" Crone, 63, of 144 Brown St., died of a heart attack Monday, March 30, 1998, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born Dec. 14, 1934, in Gettysburg, Pa., he was the son of Sallie Reicard Crone of Quincy United Methodist Home, Quincy, Pa. and the late Robert Crone.

He attended Monterey Schools.

He served in the U.S. Army Corps of Combat Engineers.

He was employed by Wayne Tool Co., Waynesboro, as a machine operator for the past 34 years.

He was a member of Calvary Chapel Episcopal Church, Beartown, Pa.; and attended Calvary Assembly of God Church of Waynesboro.

He was head steward for International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers Union AFL-CIO District Lodge 98.

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In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Janet Dull Crone, whom he married Aug. 21, 1954; one sister, Patsy Honodel of Waynesboro; one niece and three great-nieces.

Services will be Friday at 3 p.m. at Calvary Assembly of God Church, 116 Snider Ave., Waynesboro. Pastor Dwan N. Newsome and Pastor Walter A. Stuart will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, near Quincy.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro; and Friday one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Calvary Assembly of God Church, 116 Snider Ave., Waynesboro, Pa. 17268.

Raymond O. Butts

ZULLINGER, Pa. - Raymond O. Butts, 80, of Mountain View Trailer Court, died Monday, March 30, 1998, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born May 2, 1917, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Taylor and Dorothy Butts.

He attended Waynesboro area schools.

He retired in 1972 from Landis Tool Co., where he had worked as a painter. Prior to that he had worked for Frick Co.; Fairchild Aviation; Bob Embly Welding; and Colonial Hardware in Waynesboro. In retirement he worked for Andy's Antiques.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and European African Eastern Service Medal with two bronze service stars.

He was a member of American Legion, Joe Steckle Post 15; VFW John McLaughlin Post; Eagles Club, Waynesboro; and ATH & L Fire Co. 1.

He is survived by his wife, Miriam Butts of Greencastle, Pa.; a son, Samuel Butts of Greencastle; two sisters, Lorretta Fleagle of Rouzerville, Pa., and Ester Bowers of Waynesboro; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Violet Zentmyer and Gladys Staley; and two brothers, Norman Butts and Melvin Butts.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Snyder-Lochstampfor Funeral Home, corners of South Church and West Second streets, Waynesboro. The Rev. Richard A. Seaks will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

Frank P. Reasner

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Frank P. "Phil" Reasner, 73, of 222 Joyce Drive, died Monday, March 30, 1998, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Sept. 8, 1924, in Greene Township, Pa., he was the son of the late Ralph and Bertha McClure Reasner.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elva R. McNew Reasner, in 1992.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army. He was a glider pilot on the D-Day invasion and received the purple heart and two bronze stars.

He was employed by LEAD at Rocky Spring Golf Course as greenskeeper for 12 years; he was last employed by Chambersburg Area School District, retiring in 1982.

He attended St. Paul Lutheran Church, Fayetteville.

He was a life member of Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW; a member of Loyal Order of Moose 842; AMVETS Post 224; Landis-McLeaf Detachment Marine Corps League; and a life charter member of Fayetteville Fire Co.

He is survived by two daughters, Sue McNew of Camden, Del., and Penny Kauffman of Fayetteville; two sons, Jeffrey G. Reasner of Shippensburg, Pa. and P. Ralph Reasner of Chambersburg; seven sisters, Helen Gerhold, Frances Horne and Dorothy Reasner, all of Fayetteville, Margaret Schaal of Laurel, Md., Grace Trimmer and Faye Staley of Gettysburg, Pa., and Sarah Reeser, of Shippensburg; five brothers, Lindsey Reasner, Richard Reasner and Carl Reasner, all of Fayetteville, Glenn Reasner of Chambersburg, and Ralph Reasner of Visalia, Calif.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by five brothers.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, 297 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg. The Rev. George S. Mouer will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, with graveside military honors conducted by members of Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW.

Visitation will be Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

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