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November 06, 2000

Obituaries for 11/7



Ina L. Musser

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Ina L. Musser, 73, of Menno Haven, and formerly of Somerset, N.J., died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, at Menno Haven.

Born Feb. 8, 1927, in Six Mile Run, Pa., she was the daughter of the late George and Alverda Weiser Skipper.

Her husband, Jesse W. Musser, died May 21, 2000.

She was a 1945 graduate of Broad Top High School in Saxton, Pa.

She was employed at Runyon's Market, Somerset, as a cashier.

She is survived by a daughter, Joyce E. Phillips of Hamilton Square, N.J.; a son, Randy L. Musser of Piscataway, N.J.; two sisters, Jean Sprowl of Johnstown, Pa., and Doris Kay Fox of Grand Island, N.Y.; two granddaughters and a grandson.

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She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Lou Thomas, in 1995.

Burial in Duvall Cemetery, Six Mile Run, will be announced at a later date.

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




Harry E. Rossman

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Harry E. "Rip" Rossman, 91, of 230-C Menno Village, and formerly of 987 Lincoln Way East, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, at Menno Haven.

Born Nov. 26, 1908, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Daniel and Edith Leah Richter Rossman.

He was a 1927 graduate of Chambersburg High School.

He and his wife operated Rossman Sign Co., Chambersburg, for more than 70 years. He had been a sign painter since 1927.

He was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chambersburg.

He was a member of BPO Elks Lodge 600 of Chambersburg; a member, president and former chief of the Franklin Fire Co., Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Mabel Ranck Rossman, whom he married Dec. 30, 1938; a son, Michael Lee Rossman of Philadelphia; a sister, Eleanor Rossman Allison of Shippensburg, Pa.; and a granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Lorraine Rossman Wallace.

Services will be Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. Steven Dorsett will officiate. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Franklin Fire Co. Trust Fund, 70 N. Franklin St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Arthur R. McCans Jr.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Arthur R. McCans Jr., 78, of 3925 Sycamore Grove Road, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born June 12, 1922, in Gettysburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Arthur R. and Minnie Fahnestock McCans.

He was employed at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg from 1948 until he retired in 1977.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Greenville, Pa.

He was a member of Charles M. Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW, Chambersburg, and served on the Post Honor Guard and was a member of the Military Order of COOTIES Conococheague Pup Tent 72. He was a member of Hume-McNeal-Byers AMVETS Post 224; Burt J. Aspers Post 46 American Legion; Marine Corps League, and St. Thomas Sportsman's Association, St. Thomas, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, Miriam Martin McCans, whom he married Oct. 20, 1946; a daughter, Julia A. Lehman of Chambersburg; two sons, Dennis R. McCans of Chambersburg, and Lewis F. McCans of Red Lion, Pa.; a sister, Joan Knepper of Fayetteville, Pa.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters and a grandson.

Services will be Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home Inc., 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. David L. Hefner will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg, with military services by Charles M. Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW Honor Guard.

Visitation will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Charles M. Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW Honor Guard, 747 S. Fourth St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Marie A. Robinson

Marie Antonie Robinson, 77, of 19511 Thomas Drive, Hagerstown, and formerly of Marina, Calif., died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro.

Born May 27, 1923, in Augsburg, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Antonie Smolinski Link.

Her husband, Harvey W. Robinson, died in 1971.

She was a homemaker.

She was of the Roman Catholic faith.

She was a member of Antietam Post 236 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Sharpsburg.

She is survived by a son, Robert R. Link, with whom she lived; a grandson, Robert H. Link of Hagerstown; and a great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Heidi Robinson; and a sister.

A memorial service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. Gene Renner will officiate. Burial will be in Mission Memorial Park in Seaside, Calif., at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 322 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown, MD 21740; or to Alzheimer's Association of Western Maryland, 5 Public Square, Suite 307, Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Charles B. Lanham

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