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Obituaries for 4/11

April 10, 2001

Obituaries for 4/11



Beryl M. Watters


ORBISONIA, Pa. - Beryl Mae Watters, 77, of Woodland Retirement Home, and formerly of Rockhill Furnace, Pa., died Monday, April 9, 2001, at Fulton County Medical Center.

Born Aug. 22, 1923, in Huntingdon, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Frank McCellan and Ruth Mildred Lynn Varner.

She was preceded in death by her husband, H. Dale Watters.

She was a homemaker; and worked as a seamstress for various companies.

She was a member of Burnt Cabin Methodist Church.

She was a member of VFW Post 6241 Women's Auxiliary in Mercersburg, Pa.; and American Legion Post 561 Women's Auxiliary in McConnellsburg, Pa.

She is survived by two daughters, Karen Covert of McConnellsburg and L. Kay Hamman of Rockhill Furnace; one son, Dick Watters of McConnellsburg; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

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She was preceded in death by one sister, three brothers, and one grandchild.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 322 N. Second St., McConnellsburg. The Rev. Belvy White will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open from 2 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Woodland Retirement Home, Women's Auxiliary, Orbisonia, PA 17243.




Charlotte L. Lockwood


FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Charlotte L. Lockwood, 60, of Falling Waters, died Monday, April 9, 2001, at her home.

Born Nov. 6, 1940, in Clarksburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of Marguerite Connor Ferrell of Spelter, W.Va., and the late Oral Ferrell.

She received an associate's degree from Santa Fe (N.M.) City College, and a registered nursing degree from Ohio Valley General Hospital.

She retired as area director for the American Cancer Society.

She was a member of Harmony United Methodist and Mount Wesley United Methodist churches.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Pastor Gilbert O. Lockwood; three daughters, Cathy Lockwood of Centreville, Va., Kimberly Mason of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Kelly Fry of Fairfax, Va.; one son, Richard Lockwood of Easton, Kan.; one sister, Sharon Doddroe of Bucyrus, Ohio; one brother, Austin Ferrell of Tucson, Ariz.; and six grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Harmony United Methodist Church. The Rev. Ray Robertson will officiate. Burial will be private.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg, W.Va.




David W. Kissinger


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - David W. "Mugs" Kissinger, 78, of 8110 Nyesville Road, died Tuesday, April 10, 2001, at his home.

Born Nov. 2, 1922, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late David Wilbur and Mary F. Forrester Kissinger.

He retired in 1983 after 35 years with the U.S. Papermill Co. in Chambersburg, where he worked as a foreman.

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

He was a member of Roxbury (Pa.) United Methodist Church.

He was a member of Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW and Burt J. Asper Post 46 American Legion, both of Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Esther V. Mackey Kissinger, whom he married May 3, 1948; two daughters, Phyllis J. Snider of Medford, Wis. and Tina M. Rockwell of Chambersburg; two sons, David L. Kissinger of Fannettsburg, Pa. and E. Dean Kissinger of Upper Strasburg, Pa.; four sisters, Martha Kirkpatrick of Waynesboro, Pa., Vera Carr of Fayetteville, Pa., Rebecca Lamar of Chambersburg and Nelda Swisher of York, Pa.; a brother, Richard Kissinger of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sisters; two brothers; and two grandchildren.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road in Chambersburg. The Revs. Mark A. Hagy and Daniel H. Kelchner will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens in Chambersburg, with military services by Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday at 9 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Hazel M. Keckler


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Hazel Marie Rosenberger Keckler, 98, of Penn Hall Nursing Center, and formerly of 126 N. Broad St., Waynesboro, Pa., died Monday, April 2, 2001, at the nursing center.

Born May 19, 1902, in Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Edward and Emma Mentzer Rosenberger.

Her husband, Clarence M. Keckler, died in 1930. They were married in 1929.

She worked for Interwoven Hosiery Co.; and operated a beauty shop in Waynesboro.

She was a member of Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church in Waynesboro.

She was a member of Waynesboro YMCA Auxiliary and National AARP. She was a substitute hairdresser at Laurel Run Retirement Home in Fayetteville, Pa., and a volunteer with Meals on Wheels.

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