He was preceded in death by a nephew.
Services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. in Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc., 47 N. Park Ave., Mercersburg. The Rev. James C. Mack will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg. Fulton County Honor Guard will conduct a military graveside service.
Viewing will be held Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.
The family requests the omission of flowers and memorial contributions by made to American Heart Association, Franklin/Fulton Division, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to American Diabetes Association, 2040 Linglestown Road, Suite 106, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Mervin H. Freshman
FT. LOUDON, Pa. - Mervin H. Freshman, 79, of 5536 Raccoon Road, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2001, at Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, Pa.
Born Oct. 31, 1921, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late George C. and Doretta Harbaugh Freshman.
He was preceded in death by three wives, Doris Singer Freshman, Marie Leonard Freshman, and M. Martha Jones Rosenberry Freshman.
He worked for Landis Machine Co., Waynesboro prior to the military and later was employed at Letterkenny Army Depot, retiring in 1978.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and served in the Asiatic/Pacific Campaign with the 594th Joint Assault Signal Company. He served with the Army National Guard during the Korean War.
He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Ft. Loudon.
He was a 33 degree Mason and member of George Washington Lodge F&AM; Tall Cedars of Lebanon Valley Forest 145; Zembo Temple A.A.O.N.M.S., Harrisburg; Franklin County and Waynesboro Shrine Club; South Penn Scottish Rite Club, Harrisburg; Elks Lodge 600, Chambersburg; Eagles Club Inc., Waynesboro, McConnellsburg American Legion Post 0561; Detrich-Brechbill American Legion Post 0612, St. Thomas, Pa.; Wesley Yeager American Legion Post 0606, Ft. Loudon, Clarence Armstrong VFW Post 6241, Mercersburg; Men of the Mountain of Ft. Loudon; Waynesboro Fire Department; ATH&L Fire Company, Waynesboro; Rescue Hose Co. 1, Greencastle, Pa.; NARFE 1063; and Great Cove Golf Club, McConnellsburg.
He is survived by a son, Harry R. Freshman of Waynesboro; a stepdaughter, Kay Oliver of Gerrardstown, W.Va.; a brother, Clifford Freshman of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; a sister, Betty Stephey of Waynesboro; two stepbrothers, John Stover of Chambersburg and Robert Stover of Frederick, Md.; a stepsister, Pauline Barnhart of Waynesboro; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister and four brothers.
Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Trinity United Church of Christ, Main St., Ft. Loudon. The Rev. Barron P. Barley will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.
Viewing will be held Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of services in the church.
Memorial contributions by made to Trinity United Church of Christ, c/o Scholarship Fund, Box 253, Ft. Loudon, PA 17224.
Arrangements are by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc., 47 N. Park Ave., Mercersburg.
Charles R. Morris Sr.
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Charles Richard Morris Sr., 70, of Berkeley Springs, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001, at his home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.
Born June 20, 1930, in Washington, he was the son of the late Wellburn Jasper and Lily Mae Sorells Morris.
He attended Monroe School, Monroe, Ga.
He retired in 1992 after 42 years of service as a dairy manager with Safeway Food Stores. He most recently worked as the custodian at Berkeley Springs Post Office.
He was a member of Berkeley Baptist Church, Berkeley Springs, where he served as a deacon and chairman of the Building and Grounds Committee.
He was a member of Junior Order of United American Mechanics Council 117, Berkeley Springs; AARP; and was active with Meals-on-Wheels at Morgan County Senior Life Services, Berkeley Springs.