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March 25, 2005
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She was a member of American Legion Post 373 Ladies Auxiliary and VFW Post 6319 Ladies Auxiliary, both of Greencastle, Pa.

She is survived by two sons, Terry D. Clutter of McKees Rocks, Pa., and Mark D. Clutter of Chambersburg; three sisters, Josephine Yash and Brenda Shae, both of McClellandtown, and Linda Lint of Malta, Ohio; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, three brothers, three half sisters and a half brother.

Services will be Monday at 2:30 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home in Chambersburg. The Rev. Denise Horn will officiate. Burial will follow in Parklawns Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends Monday from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Salem Lutheran Church, 99 Miller Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to a charity of one's choice.

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Margie E. Alter, 98


OCT. 6, 1906-MARCH 24, 2005

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Margie E. Alter, 98, formerly of 527 E. Washington St. died Thursday, March 24, 2005, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chambersburg.

Born Oct. 6, 1906, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Benjamin C. and Carrie E. Stephey Ambrose.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Alter, in 1969.

She was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses.

She is survived by one sister, Alice Munson of Gettysburg, Pa., and one niece, Joyce Kennison of Hanover, Pa.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Chambersburg.

Burial will be private in Lincoln Cemetery.

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




Wesley M. Schooley Sr., 85


JAN. 5, 1920-MARCH 23, 2005

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Retired Chief Master Sergeant Wesley M. Schooley Sr., 85, of Chambersburg died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Jan. 5, 1920, in Saluvia, Pa., he was the son of the late William and Maye Sipes Schooley.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha E. Simmons Schooley, in 1991. They were married March 29, 1944.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1940. When the Army and Air Force separated in 1947, he became a member of the U.S. Air Force. He was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He retired in 1970 after 30 years of service.

He was a member of First Church of God in Chambersburg, where he served as an elder and was a member of the Adult Sunday School Class.

He is survived by three daughters, Darla Bowman of San Antonio, Donna DeVault of Fort Worth, Texas, and Linda Conroy of Doylestown, Ohio; two sons, Retired Master Sergeant William C. Schooley of Conway Springs, Kan., and Retired Senior Master Sergeant Wesley M. Schooley Jr. of New Baden, Ill.; two sisters, Mary Bennett of Ohio and Velma Kimes of Maryland; four brothers, Theodore Schooley of Greencastle, Pa., Dale Schooley of Mercersburg, Pa., Russell Schooley of Chambersburg and Wilmer Schooley of New Brighton, Pa.; 17 grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by sisters and brothers.

Services will be Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Chambersburg First Church of God. The Rev. Michael Schooley will officiate.

Burial will be Friday, April 15, in Arlington (Va.) National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home in Chambersburg.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 384 Floral Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Ruth A. Llewellyn, 78


JUNE 9, 1926-MARCH 22, 2005

Ruth Annetta Llewellyn, 78, a 60-year resident of Hagerstown, and a 4-1/2 year resident of Homewood Retirement Community of Williamsport, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at Homewood.

Born June 9, 1926, in Allentown, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Perry and Annie Heist Geary.

Mrs. Llewellyn retired as the director of Girls Inc. of Hagerstown, formerly known as the Hagerstown Girls Club, where she was an advocate for girls' rights.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Hagerstown.

She was a 20-year member of Zonta International.

She is survived by her husband, J. Carl Llewellyn; three children, Brenda Llewellyn of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Beth Llewellyn of Avon Lake, Ohio, and Craig Llewellyn of Columbia, Md.; three sisters, Helen Kovacs, Margaret Ritoper and Norma Carlin, all of Allentown; and six grandchildren, Dylan and Morgan Mayes, Scott and Sarah Llewellyn Chriss, and Katherine and Alex Llewellyn.

Memorial services will be conducted at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown on Saturday, March 26, 2005, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Robert N. Ferguson officiating.

Friends will be received at the funeral home one hour prior to the services.

Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Girls Inc. of Hagerstown, 626 Washington Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Stuart E. McKinstry, 88


-MARCH 24, 2005

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