Obituaries for 11/4

November 04, 2002

Armand F. Boucher

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Armand F. "Pete" Boucher, 57, of 704 Cumberland Ave., died Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa.

Born Dec. 6, 1944, in Baltimore, he was the son of Armand R. Boucher of Louisville, Ky., and the late Stella Poliquin Boucher.

His wife, Patricia L. Jackson Boucher, whom he married Dec. 12, 1964, died Oct. 8, 2002.

He was an honors graduate of Wagner High School in Louisville, and attended Michigan State University on a football scholarship.

He was employed as a job supervisor for Brechbill and Helman Construction Co. Inc. in Chambersburg, where he worked for more than 30 years.


In addition to his father, he is survived by one daughter, Judy A. Boucher of Chambersburg; four sisters, Jeannette Molis and Patricia Gagnon, both of New Hampshire, Michelle Boucher of Richfield, Conn., and Nicki Boucher of Orange Park, Fla.; and three brothers, Roland Kastner of Oviedo, Fla., Michael Boucher of Florida, and James Jackson Jr. of Bellefonte, Pa.

Memorial services for Boucher and his late wife will be Saturday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, Chambersburg. The Rev. Ronald Cook will officiate. Private burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Wellsboro, Pa.

Memorial contributions may be made to National Wildlife Federation by calling 1-800-822-9919, or go to on the Web; or National Audubon Society, Audubon W, 700 Broadway, New York, NY 10003.

Barbara A. Rotz

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Barbara Ann Rotz, 60, of 414 S. Main St., died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at Falling Spring Nursing Home in Chambersburg.

Born June 15, 1942, in Thompsontown, Pa., she was the daughter of the late William Dillman, Lida Foose and her late stepfather, Preston Foose.

She worked as a secretary for Off Track Betting in Chambersburg.

She is survived by her husband, Mike T. Rotz, whom she married Dec. 30, 1978; two daughters, Shana R. Kline of Richfield, Pa., and Savannah Daniels of Lititz, Pa.; two sons, Jeffrey R. Strawser of Sidney, Ohio, and Michael O. Rotz of Chambersburg; one sister, Betty Notestine of Lakeland, Fla.; five brothers, Bill Dillman of Palm Springs, Calif., Martin Dillman of Mount Pleasant Mills, Pa., Guy Dillman and Preston G. Fossellman, both of McAlisterville, Pa., and Ken Foose of Mifflintown, Pa.; and three grandchildren.

Memorial services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1:30 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Letha C. Diehl

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Letha Collier Diehl, 52, of Harpers Ferry, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at Care Haven Nursing Home in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born July 3, 1950, in Jonesville, Va., she was the daughter of the late Kelly and Gladys Roberts Collier.

She was an accountant for Nova Medical Group in Leesburg, Va.

She is survived by three daughters, Shannon Kidwell and Kellie Hunter, both of Martinsburg, and Theresa Darden of Leesburg; two sons, Frank Hunter of Reltown, Ala., and Robert Shane Hunter of Charles Town, W.Va.; four sisters, Glenis Vanhoozier of Cleveland, Tenn., Myrble Parky of Jonesville, Sylvia Stillman of Arbona, Md., and Sue Norris of Virginia; three brothers, Jimmy Carroll of Clarksburg, Md., Clyde Collier of Texas, and Bob Collier of Christianburg, Va.; and 12 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Bobbie Mathis.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Jefferson Chapel Funeral Home, Ranson, W.Va. Pastor David Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Oak Cemetery, Gaithersburg, Md.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Andrew D. Arnold

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md. - Andrew Daniel Arnold, 95, of Sunrise Assisted Living Center, and formerly of Brunswick, Md., died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at Casey House Hospice in Rockville, Md.

Born Sept. 8, 1907, he was the son of the late Andrew David and Amanda Catherine Young Arnold.

His wife of 56 years, Thelma M. Hoar Arnold, died in 1995.

He attended Brunswick schools.

He was a farmer and in 1940, became a car repairman for Washington Terminal Co. He retired from railroading in 1972 with more than 30 years of service.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Brunswick.

He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen and the Brunswick Senior Center.

He is survived by two daughters, Sarah Higgins of Springfield, Va., and Miriam Wills of Montgomery Village; one son, Philip Arnold of Lindenhurst, Ill.; three granddaughters; and one grandson.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Elizabeth and Catherine; and three brothers, David Arnold, John Arnold and Maurice Arnold.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, Brunswick. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, Burkittsville, Md.

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