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Obituaries

November 01, 1998

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Monday, November 02, 1998 Edition

Eleanora K. Regi

WELLS TANNERY, Pa. - Eleanora Knepper Regi, 85, of Star Route 2, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 1998, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, James and Dolores Purnell.

Born Nov. 12, 1912, in Licking Creek Township, Fulton County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Thurman and Annie Pine Strait.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ned Knepper, in 1983.

She was a member of Knobsville Church of the Brethren, McConnellsburg, Pa.

She is survived by her husband, Merrill Regi, of Fort Littleton, Pa.; one daughter, Delores Purnell of Wells Tannery; three sons, Ellis Knepper of Waterfall, Pa., Terry Knepper of California and Anthony Knepper of Erie, Pa.; three sisters, Ethel Lake of Harrisonville, Pa., Dorothy Seiders of Fayetteville, Pa., and Edna Prisbey of New Jersey; four brothers, Paul Strait of Windber, Pa., Leslie Strait and John Strait, both of McConnellsburg, and Dallas Strait of Greencastle, Pa.; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

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She was preceded in death by one daughter, Nancy Doney; three brothers; one grandson and one great-grandson.

A memorial service for family and friends will be Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 11 a.m. at Knobsville Church of the Brethren, McConnellsburg.

Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at Center Cemetery, Waterfall. Pastor Chris Elliott will officiate.

There will be no public viewing or visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mission Fund, Knobsville Church of the Brethren, c/o Judy Appleby, HCR 1, Box 19, Waterfall, Pa. 16689.

Arrangements are by M.R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown, Pa.

Guy R. Sheffler Jr.

PERRYVILLE, Md. - Guy Roy Sheffler Jr., 75, of 518 Charles St., died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1998, at his home.

Born March 15, 1923, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Guy R. Sheffler Sr. and Alice E. Sheeley Sheffler. He lived most of his life in the Waynesboro area.

He attended Waynesboro schools.

He was a veteran of World War II and served with the U.S. Army.

Following his discharge, he was worked as a tool and die maker for Chrysler Corp. in Newark, Del., for more than 30 years. He retired in 1981.

He was a life member of William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695, Waynesboro; Rising Sun American Legion Post 194, Rising Sun, Md., and VFW Post 8175, Elkton, Md. He served on the Mason Dixon Honor Guard of the American Legion Post 194, Rising Sun; and a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 861, Elkton.

He enjoyed gardening and traveling.

He is survived by his wife, Joanne Simmons Sheffler; one daughter, Agnes Lathen of Coatsville, Pa.; four sons, Guy R. Sheffler III of Lewicidia, Calif., Daniel W. Sheffler of Red Lion, Pa., David E. Sheffler of Glen Rock, Pa., and Steven W. Sheffler of Elkton, Md.; one sister, Annabelle Arnett of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; one brother, Floyd P. Sheffler Sr. of Waynesboro; 17 grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Dean Sheffler and Robert Sheffler.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro Pastor H. Ray Kipe will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

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

Norman G. Gladfelter

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Norman G. "Glen" Gladfelter, 76, of 10 Pine St., died Sunday, Nov. 1, 1998, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born July 18, 1922, in Beaverdale, Pa., he was the son of the late Norman S. and Hulda Shadle Gladfelter.

He was a 1940 graduate of Mount Union High School, Mount Union, Pa.

He was employed as trucker for more than 30 years with Mack Trucks in Hagerstown. He retired in 1983.

He was a veteran of World War II and served with the U.S. Army.

He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, Chambersburg.

He was a member of Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46, Chambersburg; and Charles M. Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW, Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Faye A. Naugle Gladfelter, whom he married on Sept. 8, 1944; one daughter, Glenda F. Slifer of Chambersburg; two sons, Norman S. Gladfelter of Union Bridge, Md., and Robert H. Gladfelter of Chambersburg; nine grandchildren, including a granddaughter, Angela F. Shearer, whom he and his wife raised; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Estelene J. McQuait; and one grandson.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. A. Robert Cook will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg. Graveside military services will be conducted by Charles M. Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW.

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

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