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Obituaries

August 12, 2003

Roy D. Bigler


SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Roy Dale Bigler, 66, of 7500 Molly Pitcher Highway, Lot 69, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2003, at his home.

Born Nov. 19, 1936, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Marie Mae Bigler.

His wife, Beatrice Mae Divelbiss Bigler, died March 31, 1994.

He attended Chambersburg High School.

He retired after 26 years from J. Schoeneman Co., Chambersburg.

He was a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 842, Franklin Fire Co. and Chambersburg Fire Police, all of Chambersburg, and the Fire Police with the West End Fire and Rescue Co., Shippensburg.

He is survived by his companion of nine years, Grace Butler, with whom he resided; two daughters, Cynthia S. Henry of Biglerville, Pa., and Lydia D. Flory of Shippensburg; one son, Albert L. Bigler of Chambersburg; one brother, Donald Piper of Chambersburg; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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He was preceded in death by one son, Tony E. Bigler; and Albert and Vera Piper, who raised him.

Services will be Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. Paul B. Baker will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Franklin Fire Co., 158 W. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Nicholas A. Fuscsick


CASCADE - Nicholas A. Fuscsick, 76, of Brooks Avenue, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2003, at Kernan Hospital in Baltimore.

Born Aug. 15, 1926, in Jeddo, Pa., he was the son of the late Peter and Julie Korch Fuscsick.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in World War II and in Vietnam. He retired after 27 years of service.

He was a member of St. Rita Catholic Church, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.

He was a member of American Legion; AMVETS; V.F.W.; United States Constabulary Association and Knights of Columbus, Emmitsburg, Md.

He is survived by his wife, Anneliese I. Wenck Fuscsick; one daughter, Barbara A. Fuscsick of San Diego; one son, Michael P. Fuscsick of Milwaukee; one sister, Anna M. Gornal of Pennsylvania; three brothers, Charles Fuscsick of Morton, Pa., George Fuscsick of Hagerstown and Steve Fuscsick of Sacramento.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Polachak; and four brothers, John Fuscsick, Peter Fuscsick, Michael Fuscsick, and Emil Fuscsick.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Rita Catholic Church, Blue Ridge Summit. The Rev. Sigfrid Troche will be celebrant. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Rita Catholic Church, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214.




Glenn E. Chamberlin


GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Glenn E. Chamberlin, 72, of 9518 Antrim Church Road, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2003, at Quincy United Methodist Home.

Born Aug. 10, 1931, in Clay Hill, Pa., he was the son of the late Catherine McKenzie Chamberlin Beatty and Dwight N. Beatty.

He retired from Mack Trucks in Hagerstown in 1987.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during the Korean War.

He attended Family Life Worship Center of Zullinger, Pa.

He was a member of Rescue Hose Co. No. 1 of Greencastle, Harry D. Zeigler V.F.W. Post 6319 of Greencastle, and Greencastle Sportsman Association.

He helped with the American Heart Association screening at the Greencastle Senior Center.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Gift Chamberlin; one son, David W. Chamberlin of Greencastle; two sisters, Nellie Wilson of Waynesboro, Pa., and Gladys Miller of Chambersburg, Pa.; three brothers, John Chamberlin, Frank Chamberlin and Stanley Chamberlin, all of Greencastle; two grandsons; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Leone Wagner; and one brother, Norman Chamberlin.

Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle. The Rev. Roger D. Cales will officiate. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Marion, Pa., with military services by Chambersburg V.F.W. Post 1599 Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends Thursday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Greencastle V.F.W. Post 6319 will hold a memorial service at 1:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.




James S. Crockett Jr.


FAIRFAX, Va. - James S. Crockett Jr., (10/3/1922-8/9/2003), of Fairfax, Va., and formerly of Hagerstown, Md., beloved husband of Doris (Souders) Crockett, passed away at home in Fairfax City on Aug. 9, 2003, of congestive heart failure.

Mr. Crockett was involved in plumbing and HVAC sales with Noland Company for 40 years.

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