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June 09, 2000

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Custis M. Cauble

LYNCHBURG, Va. - Custis Melton Cauble, 95, of Lynchburg, died Tuesday, May 30, 2000, at Camelot Hall.

Born June 26, 1904, in Chesterfield, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Braxton Bragg and Lela Susan King Melton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Frank P. Cauble.

She attended Greenville, S.C. Womans College; and Southern Conservatory of Music in Durham, N.C.

She was a music teacher. Prior to her marriage, she played for church services at the Baptist churches she attended. After her marriage, she taught music to students in her home and helped with the music programs in the Lutheran churches her husband served.

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She is survived by a daughter, Lela Ellen Cauble of Lynchburg; and a niece.

Services were held Friday, June 2, at 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Pastors John D. Herman and Rosemary Backer officiated. Burial was in Virginia Memorial Park, Forest, Va.

The family received friends at Cauble Hall of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Memorial donations may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 7336 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24501.

Arrangements were by Whitten Timberlake Chapel, Lynchburg.

Robert E. Nye

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Robert E. "Bobby" Nye, 47, of 1676 Gabler Road, died Friday, June 9, 2000, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born June 14, 1952, in Chambersburg, he was the son of Paul E. and Freda M. Corwell Nye.

He was a 1970 graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School; and, he attended Hagerstown Junior College from 1970 to 1971.

He worked as a police communications officer for the Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg for more than 20 years, retiring on Oct. 1, 1999. He had also served a short time as emergency management agency coordinator for Franklin County, Pa.; and as an assistant chief of the Chambersburg Fire Department until 1987.

He was a trainer for the Chambersburg Cardinals Football Team; an emergency medical technician instructor and trainer; a CPR instructor and trainer; and served as an emergency health services regional EMT skills test evaluator team leader. He also served as a Chambersburg Midget Football coach; was a member and former board member of Chambersburg Touchdown Club; a member of Charles M. Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW of Chambersburg; Burt J. Asper Post 46 American Legion of Chambersburg; Orrstown Lodge 262 F & AM; Harrisburg Consistory and Valley Forest No. 145; Tall Cedars of Lebanon of North America; served as past Grand Tall Cedar in 1991; a member of District 11 Officers and Past Officers Organization; Eastern Amputee Golf Association; Franklin Fire Co. of Chambersburg; and was involved with the Tall Cedars fundraising activities to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

He is survived by his wife, Karen A. Durf Nye, whom he married July 30, 1988; and a daughter, Amy M. Nye of Chambersburg.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road in Chambersburg. The Rev. Kenneth E. Wenger will officiate.

Burial will be private.

Visitation will be Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, where a Masonic service will be conducted at 8 p.m. by Orrstown Lodge 262 F & AM.

Memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Association Franklin County Chapter, c/o Doris J. Goetz, 219 W. Second St., Waynesboro, PA 17268; or American Heart Association, Franklin/Fulton Division, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Elizabeth M. McLaughlin

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Elizabeth M. "Libby" McLaughlin, 82, a resident of Caledonia Manor and formerly of 207 Conodoquinet Ave., Camp Hill, Pa., died Friday, June 9, 2000, at Caledonia Manor.

Born Jan. 13, 1918, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late John and Ethel Watson Arris Sr.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William McLaughlin, in 1996.

She was a 1936 graduate of Chambersburg High School.

After 30 years, she retired as a self-employed beautician in Harrisburg, Pa.

She attended St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Camp Hill.

She is survived by a son, Jack R. Harmon of Florida; a brother, John Arris Jr. of Chambersburg; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers.

Graveside services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Rolling Green Cemetery, 1811 Carlisle Road in Camp Hill. The Rev. Keith Eslinger will officiate.

It was her request to have no viewing.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

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

Robert W. Washam

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions for Robert William Washam, 75, of 18735 Rolling Road, Hagerstown, who died Saturday, May 27, 2000, may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Maryland, 1107 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 202, Baltimore, MD 21204.

Jesse W. Mauck

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Jesse Willard Mauck, 81, of Martinsburg, died Friday, June 9, 2000 at Silver Age Services in Martinsburg.

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