Obituaries for 7/3

July 03, 2002

Clinton E. Burkett

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Clinton E. Burkett, 56, of Apt. 153, Green Meadow Apartments, and Shippensburg Health Care Center, Shippensburg, Pa., died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Feb. 20, 1946, in Greencastle, Pa., he was the son of the late John Henry and Thelma M. Wolff Burkett.

He attended Greencastle schools.

He was a butcher for Acme in Greencastle for 14 years, retiring in 1976.

He is survived by one daughter, Amanda J. Burkett of Waynesboro, Pa.; one son, Samuel T. Burkett of Waynesboro; three sisters, Mary Jane Mellott of Mercersburg, Pa., Dorothy M. Sites of Marion, Pa., and Barbara J. Krause of Orbisonia, Pa.; two brothers, John L. Burkett of Greencastle, and Walter R. Burkett of Upton, Pa.; and nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by one son, Clinton E. Burkett Jr.

Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle. The Rev. Lloyd T. Zimmerman and Pastor Marlin A. Neil will officiate. Burial will be in Macedonia Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Moses M. Robinson

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Moses M. Robinson, 100, of 10969 Burkett Road, died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at Penn Hall, Chambersburg, Pa.

Born May 16, 1902, in Gainsville, Va., he was the son of the late George and Elmira Robinson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy P. Pace Robinson, in 1983. They were married in 1945.

He attended school in Virginia.

During World War II, he worked at the Naval Gun Foundry. Following the war, he was employed by the Naval Ordnance Laboratory in Silver Spring, Md., from 1952 until retiring in 1964. After moving to the Greencastle area, he made baskets and caning chairs until 1996.

He was a member of Montgomery Brethren in Christ Church near Upton, Pa., where he was a member of the Senior Sunday School Class.

He is survived by two sons, Richard O. Robinson of Frederick, Md., and Michael M. Robinson of Lititz, Pa.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by 12 sisters and brothers.

Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle. The Revs. Dennis L. Ritchey and Curtis E. Bryant will officiate. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Louis E. Gregorio

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Louis E. Gregorio, 84, of 1151 King Drive, and formerly of Staten Island, N.Y., died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born July 11, 1917, in Benevento, Italy, he was the son of the late Nazzaro and Lucretia Grisella Giangregorio.

He retried from the former Aime Artcraft in New York, where he worked as a wood finisher and carpenter.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps.

He was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Concetta Savoca Gregorio, whom he married June 16, 1946; one daughter, Linda M. Agostino of Staten Island; one son, Louis J. Gregorio of Chambersburg; one sister, Bianca Amthor of Watertown, N.Y.; one brother, Nino Giangregorio of Long Island, N.Y.; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by sisters and brothers.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Chambersburg. The Rev. James R. O'Brien will be celebrant. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery, Chambersburg, with a military graveside service by Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg, where a Vigil Service will be held at 8 p.m.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Chambersburg Hospital, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit, 112 N. Seventh St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Helen V. Trumpower

CLEAR SPRING - Helen Virginia Trumpower, 84, of 130 Cumberland St., died Monday, July 1, 2002, at Beverly Health Care Center, Hagerstown.

Born Jan. 8, 1918, in Clear Spring, she was the daughter of the late Milton Tice Lesher and Margaret Roseanna Miller Lesher.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Trumpower, in 1992.

She retired from Dorbee Sewing Factory.

She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Clear Spring.

She was a member of Joseph C. Herbert American Legion Post 222 Ladies Auxiliary; and Ladies Auxiliary of the Pocahontas Red Feather Tribe 84.

She is survived by three daughters, Margaret Mandeville of Hagerstown, and Nellie Simmers and Linda Lee, both of Clear Spring; two sons, Terry Trumpower of Clear Spring, and Donald Trumpower of Big Pool; one sister, Mildred Hess of Hagerstown; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Lesher; and one grandson, Greg Simmers.

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