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December 01, 2000

Obituaries for 12/2



Dorothy H. Michaels

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dorothy H. Michaels, 88, of Penn Hall Nursing Center and formerly of 1021 Buchanan Trail East, Greencastle, Pa., died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2000, at the nursing home.

Born May 30, 1912, in Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Freda Knauff Hykes.

She was a 1930 graduate of Greencastle High School and received her nurse's training at the former nursing school of Chambersburg Hospital.

She was a registered nurse at Chambersburg Hospital, Wilson College and Chambersburg Engineering Co.

She was a member of Grace United Church of Christ in Greencastle.

She was a member of Chambersburg Hospital Nursing Alumni.

She is survived by her husband, Robert R. Michaels Jr., whom she married Oct. 23, 1954; a brother, Paul M. Hykes of Fayetteville, Pa.; a niece; and cousins.

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Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St. in Greencastle. The Rev. Donald E. Reese and Chaplain Robert Keener will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Greencastle.

There will be no viewing; however, the family will receive friends Monday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made in her memory to Grace United Church of Christ, 128 E. Baltimore St., Greencastle, PA 17225; or Penn Hall Benevolent Care Fund, 1425 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.




John H. Hammer

BRADENTON, Fla. - John H. Hammer, 88, of Bradenton and formerly of Cape Coral, Fla., and Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2000, at Westminster Asbury Manor in Bradenton.

He was born Aug. 23, 1912, in Waterford, Pa.

He worked as a cost accountant at Fairchild Aircraft and at Mobil Chemical.

He was a member of the National Association of Accounts and Cape Coral Power Squadron.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruth Esther Hammer; two sons, James L. Hammer of Bradenton and Thomas A. Hammer of Tampa, Fla.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be private.

There will be no visitation.

Memorial donations may be made to Cape Coral Power Squadron, 917 Southeast, 47th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33904.

Arrangements are by Griffity-Cline Funeral Home, Bradenton Chapel, Bradenton.




Evelyn E. Schildt

MOUNT AIRY, Md. - Evelyn Edith Schildt, 70, of 5556 Buffalo Road and formerly of Frederick, Md., died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2000, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center in Wilmington, N.C.

Born Sept. 3, 1930, in Lewistown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Leslie and Edna Shank Schildt.

She was employed as a presser at Sagners and later at H.L. Hartz until her retirement in 1991.

She is survived by her daughter, Debbie P. Kettells of Wilmington; two sons, Gerald R. Schildt of Greenwood, La., and Jeffrey A. Schildt of Mount Airy; two sisters, Mary Kathryn Peggy Long of Lewistown and Genevieve Portner of Thurmont, Md.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two aunts; cousins; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her twin sister, Evelean Schildt, and two brothers, Richard Schildt and Clarence Dick Schildt.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Monocacy Church of the Brethren in Rocky Ridge, Md. The Revs. Donald Stine and John Schildt will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Robert E. Dailey and Son Funeral Home, 615 E. Main St. in Thurmont. Visitation also will be Monday at 10 a.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made in her memory to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center, 1406 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.




Stella B. Neil

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Stella B. Neil, 91, of Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and formerly of 526 S. Second St., died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2000, at the center.

Born March 21, 1909, in Maple Grove, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Grover R. and Cora B. Foltz Umberhocker.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles M. Hoch, in 1952, and her second husband, Milo L. Neil, in 1969.

She was a homemaker. Earlier, she was employed by the former H.J. Heinz Co. and the former Interwoven Co., both in Chambersburg, and the former Shirt Craft Co. in Shippensburg, Pa.

She was a Protestant.

She is survived by a daughter, Joyce Hock Summers of Chambersburg; two sons, Paul E. Hoch and Dennis M. Neil, both of Chambersburg; a sister, Isabelle S. Winters of Chambersburg; two granddaughters; and a grandson.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road in Chambersburg. The Rev. Ray L. Kauffman will officiate. Burial will be in Upper Strasburg Methodist Cemetery in Upper Strasburg, Pa.

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

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 201 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Donald L. Umbrell

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