July 22, 1998

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Carrie I. Lutz

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Carrie Irene Lutz, 95, of 8735 Myersville Road, died Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at National Lutheran Home, Rockville, Md.

Born March 1, 1903, in Myersville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Charles C. and Sadie Kinna Ford.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip E. Lutz, in 1983.

She was a member of Harmony Community Lutheran Church, Myersville.

She is survived by three children, Mabel L. Pearl, Paul Lutz and Joyce Bushey, all of Middletown; a sister, Grace Ropp of Myersville, 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.


She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Lutz, in 1997.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Harmony Community Lutheran Church, Myersville. The Rev. Robert B. Ruble, her pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown.

Friends may call at any time today at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown. The family will receive friends there from 7 to 9 p.m. today. Visitation also will be Friday one hour prior to services at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Harmony Lutheran Church, Myersville, Md. 21773.

Marian E. Miller

CARLISLE, Pa. - Marian Elizabeth Miller, 82, of Cumberland Crossings Retirement Community and formerly of 452 W. Queen St., Chambersburg, Pa., died Wednesday, July 22, 1998, at Cumberland Crossings Nursing Home.

Born Aug. 28, 1915, in Pleasant Hall, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ollie and Elizabeth Martin Upperman.

She was a graduate of Chambersburg High School.

Early in her life, she was employed at Letterkenny Army Depot. She was employed for 20 years as a seamstress at Stanley Co., Chambersburg. After retiring from Stanley she was employed at Long's Jewelers in Chambersburg for 10 years.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Chambersburg, where she taught in the cradle roll department.

She was a member of Falling Spring Court 139 Order of Amaranth, Chambersburg, where she was associate matron; and served as secretary. She was a member of Samaria Shrine 43, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, Gettysburg, Pa. She was a member of Martha Custis Chapter 342, Order of Eastern Star, Chambersburg.

She is survived by two daughters, Joanne E. Bonner of Lewes, Del., and Barbara L. Gabler of Wyoming, Del.; two sisters, Dorothy Coy of Shippensburg, Pa., and Jane Smith of Winter Park, Fla.; five brothers, Kenneth Upperman, Herbert Upperman and Jay Upperman, all of Chambersburg, Paul Upperman of Hershey, Pa., and Richard Upperman of Micco, Fla.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister and a brother.

Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. William M. Brown will officiate. Burial will be in St. Thomas Cemetery, St. Thomas, Pa.

Viewing will be Saturday from noon to 12:30 p.m. prior to the services at the funeral home.

Members of Falling Spring Court 139 Order of Amaranth will conduct services Saturday at 12:45 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 225 S. Second St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Jesse H. Wyant

Jesse Harrison Wyant, 75, of 11814 Patrick Road, Hagerstown, died Wednesday, July 22, 1998, at his home.

Born May 30, 1923, in Elkton, Va., he was the son of the late George and Mamie Hammers Wyant.

He was a 1941 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

He was employed by Western Maryland Railway Co. for 42 years, retiring in 1983 as division sales manager.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946.

He was a life member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

He was a member of Friendship Lodge 84 AF & AM. He was worshipful master of Hagerstown Lodge 217 AF & AM in 1955 and served as secretary for 27 years. He was a 32nd degree Mason, and was recently presented his 50-year pin. He was a life member of Tall Cedars of Lebanon Hagerstown Forrest 95 and served as scribe for 13 years. He was a past associate guardian and past guardian treasurer of Bethel 26, International Order of Job's Daughters. He was a 50-year member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42. He was a charter member of Western Maryland Railway Old Timers Club and Freestate Square Club. He was a member of VFW of Greencastle, Pa.; Eagles Club of Waynesboro, Pa.; Funkstown Moose Lodge 2435 and Western Enterprises Fire Co. He was an associate member of Thomas Pangborn Lodge 88 F.O.P. He was a former member of Ali Ghan Shrine Temple; Waynesboro Shrine Club; Chambersburg Club Inc. and Hagerstown Lions Club.

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