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Obituaries

October 16, 2003

Bernice M. Yaukey


FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Bernice M. Rosenberger Yaukey, 80, a resident of the Village of Laurel Run, and formerly of 7914 Tomstown Road in Waynesboro, Pa., died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at the village.

Born Dec. 4, 1922, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late John A. and Frances LeFevre Rosenberger.

She was a 1940 graduate of Quincy (Pa.) High School and attended Waynesboro Business College.

She was employed in the accounting department at Grove Manufacturing in Shady Grove, Pa.

She was a member of Blue Rock United Brethren in Christ Church, where she was a member of the Willing Workers Sunday School class, the Missionary Society and had served as church organist and choir director.

She was a member of the National AARP.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Marvin W. Yaukey; two daughters, Patricia A. Wagner and Shirley K. Dill, both of Fayetteville; one son, M. Ordean Yaukey of Mont Alto, Pa.; one sister, Betty Bakner of Dayton, Ohio; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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She was preceded in death by her stepmother, Audrey W. Rosenberger.

Services will be Sunday at 3 p.m., at Blue Rock United Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro. The Rev. John W. Shubert and the Rev. Donald L. Bender will officiate. Burial will be in Quincy Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday one hour prior to services at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rhodes Grove Campgrounds, 7693 Browns Mill Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.




Sammie A. Peck


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Sammie Allen Peck, 87, of Falling Spring Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003, at the center.

Born April 27, 1916, in Big Cove Tannery, Pa., he was the son of the late Samuel and Julia Pittman Peck.

His wife, Gladys Mae Peck, preceded him in death.

He had been employed with Letterkenny Army Depot as a lift operator.

He was a member of Free Brethren Church in Big Cove Tannery.

He is survived by five daughters, Doris Strait and Carol Peck, both of McConnellsburg, Pa., Jessie E. Mellott of York Haven, Pa., Nancy Eichelberger of Mercersburg, Pa., and Erma Henry of Hustontown, Pa.; three sons, Sammie Peck, Gary L. Peck and Floyd D. Peck, all of McConnellsburg; two sisters, Edna Eshelman of St. Thomas, Pa., and Lunda Weimer of Attica, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Daisey Garland, Mary Williams and Jennette Gordon; and three brothers, Pete Peck, Jake Peck and Howard Peck.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Damascus Christian Church. The Rev. Chalmer Hann will officiate. Burial will be in Damascus Cemetery, Big Cove Tannery.

Visitation will be today from 2 to 9 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m., and Friday at the church one hour prior to services.




Carol L. Nave


Carol Louise Nave, 58, of Hagerstown, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, at MarKa Nursing Home in Belleville, Ill.

Born Nov. 25, 1944, in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late Cromwell R. and Montra S. Howsare Nave.

She was of the Catholic faith.

She is survived by three children, Gerald Brode of Oviedo, Fla., Gabrielle Childs of Belleville, Ill., and Melissa Padden of Pensacola, Fla.; three sisters, Pauline Dawson of Cambridge, Md., Lesta J. Connor of Bel Air, Md., and Anna Hale of Taneytown, Md.; two brothers, Jim Nave of LaVale, Md., and Clyde Nave of Baltimore; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Alvin T. Nave, James C. Nave and Joseph P. Nave.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland. The Rev. James Kurtz will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice, 333 Salem Plaza, Suite 150, Fairview Heights, IL 62208.




Ethel M. Poper


MILFORD, N.H. - Ethel M. Poper, 82, of Harborside Crestwood Nursing Home, and formerly of 451 E. Queen St. in Chambersburg, Pa., died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003, at the nursing home.

Born April 25, 1921, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Harry S. and Bessie M. Lehman Thompson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Poper, in 1992.

She retired in 1983 from the former J. Schoeneman Co. in Chambersburg after 32 years of employment.

She was a member of First Church of God in Chambersburg.

She was a former volunteer at Chambersburg Hospital.

She is survived by one daughter, Sandra Cook of Manchester, N.H.; one son, Harry R. Poper of Carlisle, Pa.; and two sisters, Dorothy Cook of Fayetteville, Pa., and Joyce Aura of Hodgenville, Ky.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Hazel Fisher.

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