Obituaries 5/16

May 15, 2000

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Timmy W. Clever

MERCERSBURG, W.Va. - Timmy Wilson Clever, 42, of 12450 Rockwell Lane, died Monday, May 15, 2000, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Born May 5, 1958, in McConnellsburg, Pa., he was the son of Audrey Ficks Clever of Mercersburg and the late Teddy W. Clever.

He was employed as a machinist by Ingersoll-Rand Co., in Shippensburg, Pa.; and was a former employee of Mack Trucks Inc. in Hagerstown.


He was a member of Clarence Armstrong VFW Post 6241 and Harry Lackhove American Legion Post 517, both in Mercersburg; and Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 842 and Chambersburg Rod and Gun Club, both in Chambersburg, Pa.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his fiance, Marian D. Williams of Mercersburg; a stepdaughter, Tara F. Williams of Edinboro, Pa.; two sisters, Teresa M. Price of Fannettsburg, Pa., and Tammy M. Rebuck of Greencastle, Pa.; one niece; and aunts and uncles.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Clayton Memorial Church of God in Mercersburg. The Rev. Paul E. Nolan will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Mercersburg.

Viewing will be Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, 47 N. Park Ave. in Mercersburg; and Friday at the church at noon.

Violet S. Shockey

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Violet S. Mouer Sharrah Shockey, 77, of 5400 Lincoln Way East, Lot 59-B, died Monday, May 15, 2000, in Chambersburg Hospital.

Born March 23, 1923, in Fayetteville, she was the daughter of the late Stuart and Frances McNew Mouer.

Her first husband, Harvey J. Sharrah, died Sept. 20, 1968. They were married in 1943.

She attended Fayetteville School.

She did seasonal work for Knouse Foods in Biglerville, Pa.

She was a former member of Cold Spring United Brethren in Christ Church, Fayetteville; and a member of Blue Rock United Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro, Pa., and Willing Workers Sunday School Class.

She was a member of National A.A.R.P.

She is survived by her husband, Clark C. Shockey, whom she married April 9, 1972; a daughter, Glenda S. Ulrich of Fayetteville; two sons, Donald H. Sharrah of Fayetteville, and Jackie L. Sharrah of Waynesboro; two sisters, Betty Mickey and Peggy Peterson, both of Fayetteville; two brothers, the Rev. George S. Mouer Sr. and Thomas L. Mowers, both of Fayetteville; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Bernice Mouer and Janet Baker.

Services will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. The Revs. John W. Shubert and Donald L. Bender will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery near Mount Alto, Pa.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Blue Rock United Brethren in Christ Church, 7885 Mentzer Gap Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268.

John L. Ricchi

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - John L. Ricchi, 34, of 7536 Molly Pitcher Highway South, died Saturday, May 13, 2000, at his home.

Born Aug. 2, 1965, in Chambersburg, he was the son of Charles L. and Margaret J. Famularo Ricchi of Chambersburg.

He was a 1983 graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School.

He formerly worked at Ingersoll-Rand Co., Shippensburg, Pa.

He attended King Street United Brethren Church, Chambersburg.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Trinity L. Myers Ricchi; a daughter, Amber D. Ricchi of Dublin, Ohio; a son, Jon C. Ricchi at home; two sisters, Lisa Ballard of Chambersburg and Rebecca Newcomer of Fayetteville, Pa., and a brother, Mark C. Ricchi of Chambersburg.

Services and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

Earl Curfman Jr.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Earl Curfman Jr., 72, of Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, died Saturday, May 13, 2000, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born June 14, 1927, in Huntingdon County, Pa., he was the son of the late Earl W. and Blanche Smith Curfman.

His wife, Anna Rhea Pugh Curfman, died July 19, 1994.

He retired from Ward Trucking Co. after 30 years as dock supervisor. He was later employed by PennDot as an equipment operator. He drove an ambulance for Rural Metro Medical Services.

A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served in World War II.

He was a member of the Junior Hose and Truck Co. 2; served on the board of the Chambersburg Cardinals; was active with the Chambersburg Toy Mission, and was a sideline official for the Chambersburg Area School District during Chambersburg Area Senior High School football games.

He is survived by two sons, Jeffrey L. Curfman of Chambersburg, and David L. Curfman of Greencastle, Pa.; a sister, Dorothy Denise Smith of Chambersburg, a brother, Wayne Alfred Curfman of Newport News, Va., and four grandchildren.

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