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July 27, 2000

Obituaries for 7/28



John E. Quivers Jr.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - John E. Quivers Jr., 49, of 239 Mount Moriah St., died Wednesday, July 26, 2000, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Dec. 7, 1950, in Chambersburg, he was the son of John E. Quivers Sr. and Margaret Quivers of Chambersburg.

He worked for Keebaugh Sheet Metal in Chambersburg for 30 years.

He was a member of John Welsey AME Zion Church in Chambersburg.

He played for the Chambersburg Cardinals Football Team from 1969-1971.

He is survived by his wife, Carol B. Bowen Quivers, whom he married Nov. 23, 1969; a daughter, Amy Lyn Gaines of Chambersburg; a son, John E. Quivers III of Chambersburg; six brothers, Gary L. Quivers Sr. of Charleroi, Pa., Charles N. Quivers, Steven M. Quivers, William L. Quivers Sr. and Thomas C. Quivers, all of Chambersburg, and Jeffery A. Quivers of Cincinnati; a granddaughter; three stepgranddaughters; and two stepgrandsons.

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Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road in Chambersburg. The Rev. Perry W. Medley will officiate. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery in Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends Monday from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to John Wesley AME Zion Church, 155 W. Catherine St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Olive P. Weikert

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Olive P. Gardner Weikert, 94, of Caledonia Manor Nursing Home, and formerly of 31 Phillips Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., died Thursday, July 27, 2000, at the home.

Born Oct. 9, 1905, in Greencastle, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Bertha Atherton Gardner.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John T. Weikert, in 1974. They were married June 27, 1925.

She attended Greencastle High School.

She was employed as a clerk by Newberry's Department Store in Waynesboro for 19 years, retiring in 1967.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Waynesboro.

She was a member of National AARP.

She is survived by a sister, Blanche Wile of McConnellsburg, Pa.; and a brother, John W. Gardner of York, Pa.

She was preceded in death by a son, John T. Weikert; three sisters; and four brothers.

Graveside services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro. The Rev. Stuart Troutman will officiate.

There will be no public viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ, 30 W. North St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

Hazel Sites

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Hazel Hoover-Higgins Sites, 92, of Manorcare Health Services, and formerly of 5636 Molly Pitcher Highway, died Thursday, July 27, 2000, at Manorcare.

Born July 2, 1908, in Williamson, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Norman I. and Flora Belle Hoover Higgins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Noble Sites, in 1992. They were married Oct. 14, 1926.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Ebenezer United Brethren in Christ Church of Greencastle, Pa.

She is survived by four daughters, D. Louise Miller and Betty E. Johnson, both of Chambersburg, Beverly J. Robinson of Greencastle, Pa. and Edna A. Carbaugh of Hagerstown; seven sons, Richard E. Sites of St. Thomas, Pa., Robert N. Sites, Ronald E. Sites, Norman L. Sites and Carl R. Sites, all of Chambersburg, and Larry L. Sites and Daryl T. Sites, both of Greencastle, Pa.; a sister, Edna George of Chambersburg; a brother, Karl W. Higgins of Greencastle; 27 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 29 great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Statler and Eunice Mills; and two brothers, William Higgins and Earl Higgins.

Services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St. in Greencastle. Pastor Richard E. Mose will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Greencastle.

The family will receive friends Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Paul B. Newcomer Sr.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Paul B. "Bud" Newcomer Sr., 84, of Alterra, and formerly of Marion, Pa., died Thursday, July 27, 2000, at Alterra.

Born May 2, 1916, in Williamson, Pa., he was the son of the late Crist and Anna Keefer Newcomer.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Thelma B. Shaffer Newcomer; and his second wife, Grace March Newcomer.

He was a mechanic and machinist at Mechanicsburg Naval Depot in Mechanicsburg, Pa. for 33 years, retiring in 1978. He had been employed by Chambersburg Engineering Co. in Chambersburg.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Church of the Brethren in Chambersburg.

He was a member of American Legion Post 1019 of Mechanicsburg; George Washington Lodge 143 of Chambersburg; Scottish Rite Club; Junior Order United American Mechanics; Marion Volunteer Fire Co.; and AARP.

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