Obituaries 3/18

March 17, 2000

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Emma K. Musser

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Emma K. Musser, 87, a resident of Menno-Haven and formerly of 6062 Molly Pitcher Hwy., Shippensburg, Pa., died Friday, March 17, 2000, at Menno-Haven.

Born Nov. 29, 1912, in Letterkenny Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Isaiah and Carrie Rife.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel W. Musser Sr., in 1993.

She was a member of Salem United Brethren Church, where she was a member of Mens and Womens Bible Class; Womens Missionary Fellowship and worked with the Harvesters.

She was a member of Farm Womens Group.

She is survived by three daughters, Dorothy Stouffer of Sebring, Fla., Emma Yeager of Shippensburg and Ruth Forrester of Chambersburg; two sons, Samuel W. Musser Jr. of Shippensburg and Mervin L. Musser of Chambersburg; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by a daughter and a granddaughter.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Salem United Brethren Church. The Rev. Ronald L. Cook will officiate. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday at 10 a.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Salem United Brethren Church, 4349 Letterkenny Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201; or Menno-Haven, 2075 Scotland Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

Helen J. Souders

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Helen Jean Souders, 70, of 4524 N. Christy Drive, died Tuesday, March 14, 2000, at John C. Lincoln Hospital North Mountain in Phoenix.

Born Sept. 2, 1929, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Howell and Helen Munson Suman.

She was a 1947 graduate of Hagerstown High School; and attended Hagerstown Business College.

She was employed by Pangborn Corporation; Victor Products; and retired from Lasher-Cowie Insurance Agency, and Kemper Insurance as a secretarial supervisor, in 1992.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hagerstown.

She is survived by her husband, Donald L. Souders; three sons, Michael L. Souders and Stuart C. Souders, both of Glendale and Steven H. Souders of Hagerstown; and a brother, Skip Suman of Jacksonville, Fla.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. in Hagerstown. The Rev. Robert C. Lehman will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Leo G. Haupt Sr.

Leo George Haupt Sr., 84, of 21105 Mount Aetna Road, Hagerstown, died Friday, March 17, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born May 29, 1915, in Myersville, Md., he was the son of the late George Ellisworth and Edna Fay Itnyre Haupt.

He retired in 1977 from Potomac Edison Company after 33 years of service.

He was a member of Mount Lena United Methodist Church.

He was a member of Quarter Century Club of Potomac Edison.

He is survived by his wife, Pearl Elizabeth Martz Haupt, whom he married Aug. 6, 1939; a daughter, Kathy Marie Haupt of Hagerstown; a son, Leo George Haupt Jr. of Hagerstown; a sister, Mary Elizabeth Doyle of Boonsboro; three brothers, Woodrow James Haupt, Otho Kenneth Cecil Haupt and Elvin Lawson Haupt, all of Boonsboro; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by five sisters, Builah May Haupt, Julia Ellen Lum, Stella Kathleen Detrow, Inez Fay Hurley and Edna Lorene Haupt; and a brother, Carlton E. Haupt.

Services will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro. The Rev. Elza Hurst will officiate. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 9 a.m.

Paul E. Wishard

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Paul E. Wishard, 66, of 324 Northfield Ave., died Thursday, March 16, 2000, at his home.

Born June 20, 1933, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Crawford and Lillian Woodring Wishard Sr.

He attended Waynesboro schools.

He was a machinist for 19 years at Landis Tool Company, Waynesboro retiring in 1975. He then owned and operated Wishard's Tavern in Rouzerville, Pa. for 12 years. Most recently, he worked for Waynesboro Owls Club as a cook.

He was a member of William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695; Eagles Club Inc.; Order of the Owls Nest 1073, all of Waynesboro; and National AARP.

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