John C. Buchanan

March 11, 2003

WILLIAMSPORT - John C. Buchanan, 89, of Homewood at Williamsport, died Saturday, March 8, 2003, at Homewood.

Born Sept. 24, 1913, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late James and Erma Ruth Hollinger Buchanan.

He was a graduate of Hagerstown High School.

He retired from Boeing Helicopter Co. in Ridley Park, Pa., in 1978; and was employed by Fairchild Aircraft Corp.

He was member of Hagerstown Church of the Brethren.

He was a member of Maugansville Fire Department, Grand Lodge of Maryland, A.F. & A.M. Ali Ghan Shrine Fraternity, Tall Cedars of Lebanon and the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry.

He is survived by his wife, Rachael Miller Buchanan of Homewood; two daughters, Barbara A. Hall of Gaithersburg, Md., and Nancy E. Owens of Wilmington, Del.; four grandsons; and two great-grandsons.


Services will be Thursday at noon at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel in Hagerstown. Pastor Edward L. Poling will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to noon.

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