Obituaries for 3/13

March 13, 2003

Pamela T. Figueroa

ZULLINGER, Pa. - Pamela T. Crider Figueroa, 45, of 12222 Polktown Road, died Tuesday, March 11, 2003, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital, Waynesboro, Pa.

Born Jan. 26, 1958, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of Kirby M. Crider Sr. of Zullinger and Patsy C. Stull Crider of Waynesboro.

She attended Waynesboro schools.

She was employed by Mini Mart in Zullinger as a cashier.

She was a member of William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695 and Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758 Ladies Auxiliary, both of Waynesboro.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Abelardo Figueroa, whom she married Dec. 27, 1992; one daughter, Crystal D. Edgin of Zullinger; two sons, Jay L. Kershner Jr. of Hagerstown and Allen G. Figueroa of Waynesboro; three sisters, Cheryl Mills, Kimberly Johnson and Mary Crider, all of Waynesboro; three brothers, Kirby M. Crider Jr., Wayne Crider and Andy Crider, all of Waynesboro; four grandsons; nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by one infant brother, Robert L. Crider.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. Wayne L. Kuhns will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, near Quincy, Pa.

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

Harry B. Warner Jr.

Harry B. Warner Jr., 80, of 423 Summit Ave., Hagerstown, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, at his home.

Born Dec. 19, 1922, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Harry Backer Warner Sr. and Margaret Caroline Klipp Warner.

He attended Hagerstown High School.

He was employed by The Herald-Mail Company for 40 years, retiring in 1982. He was a reporter and wrote a human interest column.

He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church.

He was the last surviving member of his family.

Graveside services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown. The Rev. David B. Kaplan will officiate.

Arrangements are by Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, Hagerstown.

Virginia L. Helman

MONT ALTO, Pa. - Virginia Lee Matthews Helman, 61, of 18 Park St., died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at her home.

Born May 17, 1941, in Pen Mar, she was the daughter of the late James F. and Margarite Rowe Matthews.

She attended Saint Andrews School.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, Gene Helman, whom she married Sept. 25, 1960; one daughter, Niki Summers of Waynesboro, Pa.; four sons, Ralph Helman and Waylon Helman, both of Mont Alto, and Gene Helman Jr. and Chester Helman, both of Chambersburg, Pa.; two sisters, Elizabeth Helman of Waynesboro and Helen Snyder of Mount Joy, Pa.; two brothers, James Matthews of Waynesboro and Walter Matthews of Florida; and 11 grandchildren.

Services will be private. The Rev. Greg Helman will officiate. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery, Chambersburg.

There will be no public viewing.

Arrangements are by Lochstampfor Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

John C. Funk

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - John C. "Jack" Funk, 71, of 565 Lindia Drive, died Tuesday, March 11, 2003, at Harrisburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born April 9, 1931, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late John M. and Esther Crouse Funk.

He was a 1950 graduate of Chambersburg High School. He attended Shippensburg State Teachers College.

He owned and operated Jack's Exxon in Chambersburg. Earlier, he was employed by Esso on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. During his retirement, he worked at the Pennsylvania Welcome Center in State Line, Pa.

He was a member of West Side Brethren in Christ Church in Chambersburg.

He was a member and past exalted ruler of BPO Elks 600 of Chambersburg; past district deputy of Elks Lodge of Pennsylvania; a member of George Washington Lodge 143 F & AM, Burt J. Asper Post 46 American Legion and Marine Corps League, all of Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia A. Wyrick Funk, whom he married Dec. 27, 1968; three daughters, Carol Dilione of Nicholson, Pa., Sharon McCleary of Chambersburg and Nicole Moresca of Elysburg, Pa.; two stepsons, Thomas Johnston of Chambersburg and Cole Johnston of Shippensburg; one sister, Sally Ziegler of Milwaukee; and eight grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at West Side Brethren in Christ Church, Chambersburg. Pastor James M. Sollenberger will officiate.

Burial will be private.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to West Side Brethren in Christ Church, 2665 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

Raymond A. Hebb

Raymond Aldeen Hebb, 84, of Ravenwood Lutheran Village, Hagerstown, and formerly of Falling Waters, W.Va., died Tuesday, March 11, 2003, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Nov. 19, 1918, in Sharpsburg, he was the son of the late Harry Thomas and Nellie Blanche Stull Hebb.

He was a 1937 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

He was employed by Potomac Edison for 33 years, retiring in 1981.

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