The family will receive friends Saturday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Harry B. Newcomer
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Harry B. Newcomer, 78, of 1797 Wisteria Drive, died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at Menno Haven in Chambersburg.
Born Oct. 27, 1920, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Irvin and Iva Spencer Newcomer.
He was a 1938 graduate of Chambersburg High School in Chambersburg.
He was an analyst with LSSA at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, retiring in 1986.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy.
He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Chambersburg.
He also was a member of BPO Elks Lodge 600, Charles M. Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW, Burt J. Asper Post 46 American Legion, Hume-McNeil-Byers AMVETS Post 224, National Association of Retired Federal Employees 1063 and Falling Spring Chapter 2840 AARP, all in Chambersburg.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine Martin Newcomer, whom he married Oct. 21, 1961; one daughter, Donna L. Ford of Waynesboro, Pa.; three sons, Bennett Newcomer of Waynesboro, Thomas L. Newcomer of Chambersburg, and Ronald K. Newcomer of Fayetteville, Pa.; one stepdaughter, Carolyn Heavner of Frederick, Md.; three stepsons, David L. Jones of Fayetteville, Ronald L. Jones of Dagsboro, Del., and Dennis M. Jones of Daytona Beach, Fla.; one brother, Ralph I. Newcomer of Fort Myers, Fla.; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; and seven stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at St. John's United Church of Christ, 1811 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg. The Rev. Stephen W. Hoffman will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens in Chambersburg.
There will be no viewing; however, the family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201; or to St. John's United Church of Christ, 1811 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, PA 17201.
Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.
Edwin G. Laing
HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. - Edwin G. "Sea Weed" Laing, 89, of 745 Loma Drive, and formerly of 739 Stouffer Ave., Chambersburg, was preceded in death by his mother, Jeanette Fitzgerald Laing.
Dande P. Keast
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Dande Paul Keast, infant son of Michael and Robin Minor Keast of 354 W. Second St., died Tuesday, May 4, 1999, at Waynesboro Hospital.
He was born May 4, 1999, in Waynesboro.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Megan Keast and Sarah Keast, both of Waynesboro; maternal grandparents, Carol Minor of Waynesboro and Lewis Minor; paternal grandparents, Michael and Terry Keast of Fayetteville, Pa.; and paternal great-grandparents, Rita and Andy Consiglio of Orrtanna, Pa., and Wanda and Dick Smith of Altoona, Pa.
Graveside services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Harbaugh Church Cemetery, Waynesboro.
Visitation will be private.
Arrangements are by Lochstampfor Funeral Home Inc., Waynesboro.
William D. Fish
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - William D. "Bill" Fish, 85, of Renaissance at Penn Hall, formerly of St. Thomas, Pa., died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at home following a lengthy illness.
Born March 31, 1914, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late David H. and Alfretta Cooper Fish.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II.
He was a member of Central Presbyterian Church.
He was a member of Detrich-Brechbill Post 612 American Legion in St. Thomas, Falling Spring Chapter 2840 AARP, a former member of Tuscarora School Authority, past president of St. Thomas Playground Association, and a volunteer with Meals on Wheels and Chambersburg Toy Mission.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Gillan Fish; one daughter, Jean Diehl of Chambersburg; one son, David G. Fish of Chambersburg; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia M. Fish.
Services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, 297 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg. The Rev. C. Edward Morgan will officiate. Burial will be in St. Thomas Cemetery.