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May 21, 2001

Obituaries for 5/21

Sarah C. Picking

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Sarah C. Byers Picking, 93, a resident of Menno Haven, and formerly of Marion, Pa., died Friday, May 18, 2001, at the nursing home.

Born Nov. 4, 1907, in Antrim Township, Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Luther O. and Sarah V. Zimmerman Byers.

Her husband, John F. Picking, died April 19, 1995. They were married Oct. 4, 1930.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Chambersburg Church of the Brethren, where she helped in the nursery and children's departments. She also helped with church activities in New Windsor, Md.

She is survived by two sons, John C. Picking of Haddonfield, N.J., and James B. Picking of Marion; five grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by a brother, John Byers; two sisters, Mary Sweigert and Alice Byers; and a great-granddaughter. She was the last of her immediate family.

Memorial services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Chambersburg Church of the Brethren, 260 S. Fourth St., Chambersburg. The Rev. Kenneth L. Gibble will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg, at the convenience of the family.

There will be no public viewing.

The family requests that flowers be omitted and memorial contributions be made in her memory to the Building Fund of Chambersburg Church of the Brethren, 260 S. Fourth St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, Pa.

Clyde Crilley Jr.

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Clyde "Bud" Crilley Jr., 75, of 2738 Taneytown Road, and formerly of 13444 Linda Lane, Waynesboro, Pa., died Saturday, May 18, 2001, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born Nov. 11, 1925, in Beartown, Pa., he was the son of the late Clyde Crilley Sr. and Helen E. Wade Crilley.

He attended Washington Township schools.

He was employed at Landis Tool Co., Waynesboro, for 42 years as a core maker in the foundry. He retired in 1987.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, serving in the South Pacific Theater.

He was a member of Beartown Calvary Chapel Episcopal Church, where he taught Sunday School for a number of years and served as the Sunday School treasurer for many years. He also served on the Vestry and was a licensed Lay Leader.

He was a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1191, Waynesboro, where he served as prelate, junior governor, governor, seageant-at-arms and was a member of the Moose 25 Club, Moose Legion 41, and received the Loyal Order of Moose Fellowship Degree. He was a member of the 6th Marine Division National Association; Marine Corps League, Chambersburg; Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15; William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695; Eagles Club Inc.; and Order of the Owls Nest 1073, all of Waynesboro; Blue Ridge Sportsman Association; National AARP and Mason-Dixon Knife Club.

He is survived by his wife of more than 52 years, Ruby E. Rowland Crilley, a daughter, Sheryl L. McLaughlin of Gettysburg; three sons, C. Douglas Crilley and C. Timothy Crilley, both of Gettysburg, and James B. Crilley of West Chester, Pa.; a foster son, Enrique Mantinez Lopez of Oaxoca, Mexico; four sisters, Evelyn C. Burgan and Anna Mae Perry, both of Waynesboro, and Nellie E. Stitley and June Eyler, both of Thurmont, Md.; a brother, William R. Crilley of Waynesboro; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Pauline Creager; and a brother, Robert Crilley.

Services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Beartown Calvary Chapel Episcopal Church, 13318 Mentzer Gap Road, Waynesboro. The Rev. Daphne S. Killhour will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Honor Guard of Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599, Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, and Thursday one hour prior to the services at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Chapel Episcopal Church Altar Flower Fund, c/o Boyd Burgan, 12009 Old Forge Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Robert L. Smith

VENICE, Fla. - A memorial service for Robert "Bob" Leroy Smith, 58, of Venice, and formerly of Hagerstown and Waynesboro, Pa., who died Saturday, May 5, 2001, will be held Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Elks Club, 66 W. Main St., Waynesboro.

Marvin K. Burker Jr.

BOONSBORO - Marvin K. Burker Jr., 49, of 8 Ford Ave., died Saturday, May 19, 2001, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Feb. 16, 1952, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Marvin K. Burker Sr. and Pauline Virginia Harrison Burker of Boonsboro.

He was employed as a mechanic.

He was a disabled veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served in the Vietnam War.

He was a member Dixon-Troxell American Legion Post 211, Funkstown.

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