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Obituaries for 3/27

April 10, 2001

Obituaries for 3/27



Alice Matson


DOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Alice Matson, 50, of Dover Township, died Saturday, March 24, 2001, at her home.

Born Oct. 22, 1950, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of William F. Mumma Sr. of Hagerstown, and the late Ruth A. Loy Mumma.

She was a graduate of North High School, Hagerstown, and attended Shippensburg University.

She was employed as a teaching assistant at Lincoln Intermediate Unit at Central York Middle School; and had taught preschool at St. Matthew Lutheran Church Preschool.

She was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in York, the choir, and taught Sunday school.

She is survived by her husband, Carl E. Matson; two daughters, Carey E. Matson of Falls Church, Va., and Jennifer A. Matson of York, Pa.; a brother, William F. Mumma Jr. of Hagerstown; her stepmother, Kerby Mumma of Hagerstown; and a stepsister, Christine Burkhardt of Washington, D.C.

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Memorial services will be held today at 7 p.m. at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, York, Pa. The Rev. Lisa A. Hair will officiate. Private burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Pastor Bell Children's Fund, 839 W. Market St., York, PA 17404.

Arrangements are by Heffner Funeral Chapel and Crematory Inc.




Beatrice O. Lakin


BOONSBORO - Beatrice Olevia "Bea" Lakin, 87, of 141 S. Main St., and formerly of 5 Stouffer Ave., and 30 Schoolhouse Court, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000, at Reeder's Memorial Home in Boonsboro.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Smithsburg Cemetery. The Rev. Pat Drake will officiate.

Arrangements are by Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro.




C. Irene Fleagle


BOONSBORO - C. Irene Fleagle, 92, of Reeder's Memorial Home, and formerly of Piper Lane in Hagerstown, died Monday, March 26, 2001, at the home.

Born June 18, 1908, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Harry Almeda and Mary Jane Gossard Davis.

Her husband, Clyde Edward Fleagle, died in 1981.

She was a 1926 graduate of Williamsport High School.

She retired in 1974 after 28 years with Harper and Row Publishing Co. in Hagerstown.

She was a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church in Williamsport and taught Sunday school in the primary department.

She is survived by one brother, Harry B. Davis of Hagerstown; nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, John C. Davis.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Rehoboth United Methodist Church in Williamsport. The Rev. James E. Swecker will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Williamsport.

The family will receive friends at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, today from 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral home will be open after noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Rehoboth United Methodist Church building fund, 30 E. Salisbury St., Williamsport, MD 21795.




Charles E. Overcash


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Charles E. "Red" Overcash, 76, of 910 Strock Drive, died Sunday, March 25, 2001, at Chambersburg Hospital after suffering a heart attack.

Born May 18, 1924, in Mercersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Charles and Esther Fisher Overcash.

His wife, Leone E. "Cookie" Cook Overcash, died Nov. 10, 2000.

He was a graduate of Mercersburg High School.

He retired from Letterkenny Army Depot in 1979.

A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served in World War II.

He was a member of First Lutheran Church of Chambersburg.

He was a member of Fort Loudon Saddle Club; Harry Lackhove American Legion Post 517 of Mercersburg, and Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 of Chambersburg. He had coached and played basketball.

He is survived by two nephews, Larry D. Pike of Greencastle, Pa., and Rodney Redard of Waco, Texas.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Pike.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at First Lutheran Church of Chambersburg. The Rev. Steven D. Dorsett will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg, with military services by VFW Post 1599 honor guard.

A viewing will be today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, 47 N. Park Ave., Mercersburg; and Wednesday at noon at the church.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to First Lutheran Church, 43 W. Washington St., Chambersburg, PA 17201; or to the American Heart Association, Franklin/Fulton Division, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Clarence W. Keller


Clarence Walton "Muss" Keller, 78, of 20212 Jefferson Blvd., Hagerstown, died Sunday, March 25, 2001, at his home.

Born Sept. 3, 1922, in Virginia, he was the son of the late Fred J. Keller and Lena Heflin-Keller Mellan.

He retired from Lonestar Cement in April 1982, after 42 years.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church in Hagerstown.

He was a member of American Legion Post 42.

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