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Obituaries

December 15, 2004

E. Russell Rouzer, 90


-DEC. 14, 2004

LANCASTER, Pa. - E. Russell Rouzer, 90, of 1800 Village Circle, Lancaster, Pa., formerly of Hanover, Pa., died Tuesday at Lancaster Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.

He was born in Baltimore, Md., son of the late E. Russell Sr. and Emily Eva Snyder Rouzer. He and his wife, Elizabeth A. Smith Rouzer, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in May.

Mr. Rouzer received a bachelor of science degree in industrial management from the University of Pennsylvania. He was vice president and regional mortgage and loan coordinator for the York, Pa., area of Hamilton Bank. He retired in 1979 after 23 years.

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He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II as a captain.

He was a member of the Church of the Apostles, United Church of Christ, Lancaster. He was a former member and Lay leader of the First United Methodist Church in Hanover, a former member of the Hanover School Board, a former member of the Hanover Public Works Board and formerly active in the District Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Thomas Russell Rouzer of Lima, Peru and Jim Arthur Rouzer of Dundee, Ill.; two daughters, Carol Jean Berwager of Portland, Ore., and Lin Allen (Charles) Rengier of Lancaster; five grandchildren; and three great-granddaughters. He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth R. Beard and a brother, Elmer E. Rouzer.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Russell's Life Celebration memorial service at the Homestead Village, 1800 Village Circle, Lancaster, Pa., on Friday at 10 a.m. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends following the service. Please omit flowers. If desired, memorial contributions may be sent in Russell's name to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. Fred F. Groff Inc., "A Life Celebration Funeral Home".




Paul L. Timmons, 75


MAY 13, 1929-DEC. 14, 2004

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Paul L. Timmons, 75, of 215 S. Main St., died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born May 13, 1929, near Mercersburg, he was the son of the late Charles and Gail Smith Timmons.

He was last employed by Grove Worldwide in Shady Grove, Pa., retiring in 1991.

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

He was a member of Clarence Armstrong VFW Post 6241, Harry Lackhove American Legion Post 517 and Moose Lodge 1790, all of Mercersburg and Detrich-Brechbill American Legion Post 612 of St. Thomas, Pa.

He is survived by three sons, Paul D. Timmons of Greencastle, Pa., and Michael L. Timmons and Robert A. Timmons, both of Mercersburg; three sisters, Esther Martin of Chambersburg, Martha Clever of Clear Spring and Miriam Shives of Lemasters, Pa.; two brothers, Martin Timmons and Glen Timmons, both of Mercersburg; two granddaughters; and one great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by one brother.

Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Lininger Fries Funeral Home in Mercersburg. The Revs. Roy E. Brake Sr. and Earnest D. Weber will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Mercersburg, with military services by the Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 honor guard of Chambersburg.

Visitation will be today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.




Glenn D. Flood, 84


JULY 24, 1920-DEC. 14, 2004

ORBISONIA, Pa. - Glenn D. Flood, 84, formerly of Blairs Mills, Pa., died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004, at Woodland Retirement Center, Orbisonia, Pa.

Born July 24, 1920, in Blairs Mills, he was a son of the late Charles and Maude Kent Flood.

Glenn was a member and trustee of Salem United Methodist Church in Blairs Mills. An independent farmer and saw mill operator, he also was employed as an iron worker at Three Mile Island and Berwick nuclear plants. He served on the Salem Cemetery Association, and on the Orbisonia School Board when Saltillo and Orbisonia schools joined to form Southern Huntingdon. He served as an assistant fire warden in Huntingdon County, and he loved hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Lillian C. Kling Flood, whom he married on March 28, 1941; one son, Harold G. (and wife Louise) Flood of Lewistown, Pa.; one daughter, N. Carolyn (wife of James) Fleming of Blairs Mills; one sister, Evelyn Risinger of Loysville, Pa.; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Ralph, Charles, Ross, and Lauren; and one great-granddaughter, Megan Fleming.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 17, 2004, at Salem United Methodist Church, Blairs Mills. The Rev. Michael Purnell will officiate. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery, Blairs Mills.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at John L. Agett Funeral Home, Dry Run, Pa., and then from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday at the church.

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