Obituaries for 3/7

March 06, 2001

Obituaries for 3/7

Clair Sandrus

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Clair "Slim" Sandrus, 73, of Piney Mountain Continuing Care Retirement Community, and formerly of McConnellsburg, Pa., died Sunday, March 4, 2001, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Oct. 18, 1927, in South Ozone Park, N.Y., he was the son of Louise Graham Sandrus and the late William Frank Sandrus.

He worked as a laborer with Lowengart Tannery in Mercersburg, Pa.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by one sister, Pauline Kuhne of Willow Hill, Pa.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 322 N. Second St., McConnellsburg, Pa. The Rev. Christian Elliott will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.


Visitation will be Friday at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Phyllis G. Taylor

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Phyllis G. Taylor, 78, of 1668 Frank Road, died Monday, March 5, 2001, at her home.

Born June 30, 1922, in Mercersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late George and Catherine Sade Johnson Mosten.

Her husband, David D. Taylor, died in October, 1992.

She was a 1941 graduate of Chambersburg High School, and attended Wilson College in Chambersburg.

She retired from the former Peoples Drug Store in Southgate Shopping Center, Chambersburg, where she worked as a cashier for 35 years.

She was a member of St. James A.M.E. Church in Chambersburg.

She was a member of Laurel Temple 519 I.B.P.O.E. of W. in Chambersburg.

She is survived by three daughters, Patricia A. Ransom, Phyllis G. Hines and Margaret E. Martin, all of Chambersburg; one son, Gerald L. Taylor of Chambersburg; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Margaret Lowman; one daughter, Shirley Aiken; and one son, David Taylor Jr.

Services will be Friday at 11:30 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. James Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery in Chambersburg.

Visitation will be Friday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Pauline Kramer

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pauline Ullman Kramer, 89, of Menno Haven Nursing Home, and formerly of 15020 Wyndham Ave., Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., died Monday, March 5, 2001, at the home.

Born Oct. 20, 1911, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Annabelle Adler Ullman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack I. Kramer, in 1987. They were married in May 1932.

She graduated from a high school in Baltimore.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Blue Ridge Summit Garden Club; and volunteered at Waynesboro Hospital.

She is survived by three grandchildren, Laura Pede of Penticton, British Columbia, Lisa Andrews of Enola, Pa. and Mark Kramer of Camp Hill, Pa.; five great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Ullman, who adopted her after the death of her parents; a son, Arthur H. Kramer; four sisters, Hermine Stevens, Jeanette Dantoni, Bernice Ullman and Rita Miller; and two brothers, Philip Ullman and Henry Ullman.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St. in Waynesboro. Pastor James T. Williams will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro.

It was her request there be no public viewing.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

George A. Lentz Jr.

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - George A. Lentz Jr., 80, of 12889 Old Forge Road, died Tuesday, March 6, 2001, at his home.

Born April 15, 1920, in Hancock, he was the son of the late George A. Sr. and Lelia V. Barton Lentz.

He was a 1939 graduate of Smithsburg High School.

He retired in 1983 as a computer analyst at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., where he had been employed for 37 years. He had worked for Landis Machine Co. in Waynesboro and orchards in Hancock and Smithsburg.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Asiatic and Pacific Theaters.

He attended Rouzerville Church of the Brethren.

He was a member of American Disabled Veterans; Waynesboro Fish and Game Association; Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15 of Waynesboro; Woodmen of the World Lodge in Hagerstown; and National AARP. He was a Red Cross volunteer and for 14 years, and prepared income tax returns for seniors at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waynesboro.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Charlotte D. Stuckey Lentz; one daughter, Bernice L. Meeker of Myersville, Md.; one son, Darryl A. Lentz of Waynesboro; two grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia Hovermale and Geraldine Lentz; and one brother, Harold Lentz.

Services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. Pastor John J. Mowen will officiate. Burial will be in Harbaugh Church Cemetery in Rouzerville, Pa., with services by the honor guard of Charles Nitterhouse V.F.W. Post 1599 of Chambersburg.

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