Obituaries for 11/16

November 18, 2002

Kenneth E. Yeakle

QUINCY, Pa. - Kenneth Elmer Yeakle, 77, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, formerly of 348 W. Second St., Waynesboro, Pa., died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002, at the home.

Born May 12, 1925, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late C. Elmer and M. Matilda Wilhide Yeakle.

He was a 1944 graduate of Washington Township High School and attended various schools while in the service.

He had worked for Landis Tool Co. in Waynesboro. He later worked as a printer for the Baltimore Sun, Washington Post and Dow Jones for 18 years. Prior to retirement in 1980, he was a printer for the Wall Street Journal in Washington, D.C.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and served in the European Theater.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn C. Gourley Yeakle, whom he married in February, 1952; two daughters, Gwendolyn A. Cramer of Waynesboro and Debra A. Brennan of Bethel Park, Pa.; two sons, David E. Gourley and Jeffrey O. Yeakle, both of Waynesboro; two sisters, Winifred Baldoff of Hagerstown and Dorothy Stansberry of New Cumberland, Pa.; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.


Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, in Waynesboro. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro where military honors will be conducted by Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599, of Chambersburg, Pa.

The family will receive friends Tuesday one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Antietam Humane Society, 8513 Lyons Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268, or Alexander Hamilton Memorial Library, 45 E. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Sandy K. DePaolo

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Sandy K. Trace DePaolo, 48, of 148 S. Price St., died Friday, Nov. 15, 2002, at Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa.

Born Nov. 8, 1954, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of Annabelle Marie Burns Trace of Waynesboro and the late Charles Harold Trace.

She was a 1972 graduate of Waynesboro High School and attended Hagerstown Business College.

She worked in the accounting department of World Kitchen, formerly Corning Revere Factory Outlet, in Greencastle, Pa., for 25 years.

She was a member of Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church in Waynesboro where she taught Sunday school and was active in the Sunday evening youth programs.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Al DePaolo, whom she married Aug. 29, 1987; two daughters, Kaye-Lani Marie DePaolo and Angela Michelle DePaolo, both at home; a sister, Cindy M. Garnand of Hagerstown; four brothers, Dennis G. Trace of Jarrettsville, Md., Richard L. Trace of Sembach, Germany, Rodney C. Trace of Columbia, S.C., and Terry R. Trace of Torrington, Conn.; and aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro. Pastor Michael V. Newman and Pastor Bill Schuit will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, in Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Monday one hour prior to services in the church lobby.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the DePaolo Family Fund, in care of Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church, 801 Park St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home in Waynesboro.

Charles W. Treher

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Charles W. Treher, 86, a resident of The Shook Home and formerly of 5688 Treher Road, Fayetteville, Pa., died Friday, Nov. 15, 2002, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Sept. 26, 1916, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Albert and Margaret Slaybaugh Treher.

He was a 1933 graduate of Chambersburg High School, received a bachelor's degree in education from the former Shippensburg State Teachers College and received master's degrees from Shippensburg in education and in the arts.

His career as a teacher began in a one-room schoolhouse where he taught all eight grades and concluded July 1, 1975, in the Waynesboro Area School District. He taught for 37 years.

He was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church in Fayetteville where he was a lay speaker, member of the choir and a Sunday school superintendent, was involved with Youth Fellowship and served on various committees.

He had been a volunteer at the former Caledonia Manor in Fayetteville; was a member and past president and secretary of the former Caledonia Lions Club; and a member of Shippensburg Alumni Association and Waynesboro Historical Society. He also published a book, "The Snow Hill Cloister."

He is survived by his wife, F. Virginia Tabler Treher of The Shook Home, whom he married June 17, 1940; four daughters, Emily V. Bailey of Fayetteville, Ruth E. Resh of Keedysville, Madeline J. Fitzgerald of Southgate, Mich., and Linda K. Treher of New Cumberland, Pa.; a son, Charles W. Treher Jr. of Shippensburg; a sister, Mary Tabler of Greencastle, Pa.; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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

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