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Obituaries

December 05, 1999

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Monday, December 6, 1999 Edition




Helen M. Lindsay

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Helen M. Lindsay, 86, a resident of ManorCare Health Services, and formerly of 22 W. Dahlgren St., Greencastle, Pa., died Friday, Dec. 3, 1999, at the nursing home.

Born June 28, 1913, in Antrim Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John H. and Florence Binkley Wetsel.

She was a homemaker.

She was a life member of Macedonia United Brethren Church, near Greencastle.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Paul M. Lindsay, a resident of ManorCare Health Services; one daughter, H. Pauline Swisher of Greencastle; one son, Harold E. Lindsay of Maugansville; four sisters, Viola C. Myers, Esther Wetsel, Elva Myers and Ruth Baumbaugh, all of Greencastle; two grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

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She was preceded in death by one sister, Opal Egolf.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle. The Rev. Gayle L. Ruble, Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Macedonia United Brethren Church Cemetery, near Greencastle.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Building Fund of Macedonia United Brethren Church, 11887 Worleytown Road, Greencastle, PA 17225.

Dorothy M. Pine

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Dorothy M. Pine, 92, formerly of 13986 Dickeys Road, died Friday, Dec. 3, 1999, at Shippensburg Health Center, Shippensburg, Pa.

Born April 10, 1907, in Mercersburg, she was the daughter of the late David and Nellie Robinson Jones.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Irad H. "Bud" Pine, in 1979.

She retired in 1970 and was employed by Letterkenny Army Depot in inventory and later planning and control.

She was a member of Clayton Memorial Church of God, Mercersburg.

She is survived by four sons, Wayne F. Pine, Ralph E. Pine, Carl J. Pine and Richard D. Pine, all of Mercersburg; one sister, Esther L. Hawbaker of Waynesboro, Pa.; 19 grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, one grandson, one granddaughter, a great-granddaughter, one sister and four brothers.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Clayton Memorial Church of God, Mercersburg. The Rev. Paul W. Nolan and the Rev. Eleanor Verrico will officiate. Burial will be in Stone Church Cemetery of Little Cove, Pa.

Viewing will be Wednesday one hour prior to the services in the church.

Arrangements are by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc., 47 N. Park Ave., Mercersburg.

Floyd O. Fittry

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Floyd Ottis Fittry, 79, of 13 Cherokee Drive, and formerly of Greencastle and Knobsville, Pa., died Saturday, Dec. 4, 1999, at his home.

Born March 25, 1920, in Big Cove Tannery, Pa., he was the son of the late Amon C. and Ethel Golden Mellott Fittry.

He retired in 1982 from Eastern Express as a truck driver.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served World War II.

He was a member of Greencastle Church of God.

He was a life member of Greencastle VFW.

He is survived by his wife, Ora L. Yearty Fittry, whom he married in 1944; one daughter, Doreen Hall of Shade Gap, Pa.; one son, C. Garry Fittry of Shippensburg; two brothers, Harry Fittery and Paul Fittery, both of McConnellsburg, Pa.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Judy Ann Fittry; one sister, Pauline Bard, and one brother, Kermit Fittry.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Inc., 322 N. Second St., McConnellsburg. The Rev. Floyd Myers will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. For the convenience of friends the funeral home will be open at 2 p.m.

Fulton County Honor Guard will conduct a graveside service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Building Fund of Greencastle Church of God, 4480 Buchanan Trail West, Greencastle, PA 17225.

John A. Sollenberger

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - John A. "Solly" Sollenberger, 62, of 9173 Tomstown Road, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 1999, at Chambersburg Hospital, due to a massive heart attack.

Born Nov. 14, 1937, in St. Thomas, Pa., he was the son of Margaret L. Harmon Isenberger of Chambersburg, Pa., and the late Paul V. Sollenberger.

He was a 1955 graduate of Chambersburg High School.

He served in the U.S. Army during peacetime.

Following his discharge, he worked as a baggage handler for Eastern Airlines for 10 years and then worked at the Hagerstown Airport. He took over his father's contracting business in 1973, where he worked at the time of his death.

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