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Obituaries for 8/9

August 08, 2000

Obituaries for 8/9



Eleanor C. Crouse

NEW BERN, N.C. - Eleanor C. Crouse, 95, a resident of Bayview Nursing Center, formerly of Dry Run, Pa., died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2000, at the nursing center.

Born Sept. 29, 1904, in New Oxford, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Dr. Samuel G. and Estella Kapp Coons.

Her husband, Robert W. Crouse, whom she married Jan. 3, 1931, died Sept. 8, 1986.

She was a graduate of the former Shippensburg Normal School in Shippensburg, Pa., and Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa.

She was a school teacher in the Bellfonte, Pa., and Dry Run areas.

She was a member of Upper Path Valley United Presbyterian Church in Spring Run, Pa.

She was a charter member of Path Valley Lioness Club and Samaria Shrine 43 Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, and was a member of Franklin County Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution.

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She is survived by two daughters, Nancy C. Klotz of New Bern and Susan Crouse McAghon of Novato, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Robert R. Klotz of San Francisco and Cassandra Jane Klotz of Fayetteville, N.C.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia C. Stewart.

Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Upper Path Valley Presbyterian Church, Spring Run, Pa. The Rev. Alice Meloy will officiate. Burial will be in Upper Path Valley Cemetery in Fannett Township, Pa.

Visitation will be Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Upper Path Valley United Presbyterian Church, in care of Mrs. Dorothy Campbell, treasurer, Dry Run, PA 17220.

Arrangements are by John L. Agett Funeral Home.

Mildred A. Spangler

QUINCY, Pa. - Mildred A. "Millie" Royer Spangler, 79, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, formerly of 10298 Amsterdam Road in Waynesboro, Pa., died Monday, Aug. 7, 2000, at the nursing home.

Born Feb. 15, 1921, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Garfield T. and Daisy Maude Holtzman Royer.

She was a 1939 graduate of Waynesboro High School.

Until 1983, she worked as cafeteria supervisor in the Waynesboro School District and had once been employed in the accounting department of Waynesboro Knitting Mill.

She was a member of Waynesboro Church of the Brethren, where she was a member of Christian Home Builders Sunday School class, the Quilters and Sewers of the church and the church's Fellowship Committee.

She was a member of North Chapter AARP 739 in Waynesboro and National AARP. She was a volunteer with the Under Shepherd Program and delivered Meals on Wheels.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph E. Spangler, whom she married Dec. 20, 1941; two daughters, Alice Bower of Gettysburg, Pa., and Hazel I. Burke of Waynesboro; one son, Joseph R. Spangler of Clay Hill, Pa.; four brothers, Samuel A. Royer, Robert Royer and Ralph Royer, all of Waynesboro, and James G. Royer of Hagerstown; two grandchildren; one great-grandson; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Hazel L. Keough, Janet M. White and Katherine Gardenhour; and four brothers, Donald D. Royer, Paul F. Royer, Richard Royer and John Royer.

Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Waynesboro Church of the Brethren, 117 S. Church St., Waynesboro. Pastor Prudence B. Yelinik, the Rev. Albert Guyer and the Rev. Carolyn C. Belenski will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, and Thursday at the church, one hour prior to services.

Memorial contributions may be made to Benevolent Fund of Quincy United Methodist Home, P.O. Box 128, Quincy, PA 17247 or to Waynesboro Church of the Brethren, 117 S. Church St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Thelma E. Hartman

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Thelma E. Hartman, 91, of 74 Horst Ave., died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2000, at her home.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at King Street United Brethren Church, Chambersburg. The Revs Patrick B. Jones, Lester F. Stine and Paul B. Baker will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home in Chambersburg, and Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to King Street United Brethren Church Generation Next Project, 172 East King Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

George B. Hook

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - George B. Hook, 72, of Bonita Springs, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000.

Born March 11, 1928, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Carl B. and Irene Entler Hook.

He was a retired freight agent for the Western Maryland Railroad.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served in World War II.

He was a member of Masonic Lodge, York, Pa.; Moose Lodge of Bonita Springs; and the American Legion.

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