April 09, 2005

Sandra E. Unger, 66

FEB. 18, 1939-APRIL 7, 2005

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Sandra E. Unger, 66, of 36 S. Main St., died Thursday, April 7, 2005, at her home.

Born Feb. 18, 1939, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Paul and Blanche Mowen Ernst.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald E. Unger, in 1991.

She was employed for 30 years by Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital as a nurse's aide.

She was a member of Mercersburg Mennonite Church.

She bowled on teams at Buchanan Lanes in Mercersburg, and was a member of Harry Lackhove American Legion Post 517 of Mercersburg.

She is survived by four daughters, Crystal E. Faith, Sheryl L. Fisher, Beth A. Clark and Ronna L. Seville, all of Mercersburg; one son, Gregory A. Beatty of Westminster, Md.; and six grandchildren.


Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Mercersburg. The Revs. Allen R. Eshelman and Roy E. Brake Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.

Visitation will be Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Ada J. Shatzer, 92

JAN. 26, 1913-APRIL 8, 2005

Mrs. Ada Josephine Fleagle Shatzer, 92, a resident of Clearview Nursing Home in Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of 14444 Edgemont Road in Smithsburg, Md., died at 12:45 a.m. on Friday, April 8, 2005, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown. She had been in failing health for the past seven months and critically ill since Wednesday, April 6.

Born Jan. 26, 1913, in Smithsburg, she was the daughter of the late Jacob E. and Bertha P. Deal Fleagle. She was a lifelong resident of the Smithsburg area.

Mrs. Shatzer attended Blue Mountain School.

She and her late husband, Mr. Wilbur "Wib" Shatzer, were married Oct. 30, 1930, at a family home on Edgemont Road in Smithsburg. They lived at their Edgemont Road address since their marriage. Mr. Shatzer died Sept. 4, 1995. She entered the nursing home on Sept. 10, 2004.

Early in her life, Mrs. Shatzer worked at local orchards. Prior to retiring in 1977, she was a machine operator at Waynesboro Knitting Mill in Waynesboro, Pa., for 38 years.

She was of the Protestant faith.

Mrs. Shatzer enjoyed being with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, gardening, canning, dancing at Pen Mar Park and attending weddings.

She is survived by two daughters, Blanche L. Gilbert and Rose Marie Myers, both of Hagerstown; and three sons, Norman W. Shatzer of Hagerstown, Leonard O. Shatzer of Taneytown, Md., and Franklin E. Shatzer of Smithsburg. In addition to her children, she raised two granddaughters, Cinda Toms of Hagerstown, and Candi Rahn of Waynesboro. She also is survived by 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth G. Reynolds of Waynesboro, and Betty J. Rowe of Smithsburg; one brother, Theodore W. Fleagle of Waynesboro; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Lorraine Brown, Irene Fleagle, Naomi Wilhide and Violet Schildt-Beck, and seven brothers, Lloyd Fleagle, Vernon Fleagle, Leon Fleagle, Daniel Fleagle, Donald Fleagle, Wayne Fleagle and Leroy Fleagle.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, with the Rev. Thomas M. Burns Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Harbaugh Church Cemetery near Rouzerville, Pa.

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

Thelma B. Jamison

-APRIL 7, 2005

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. - Thelma B. Jamison, of Hendersonville, and formerly of Chambersburg, Pa., died Thursday, April 7, 2005 at Hendersonville Hospital.

She was the daughter of the late John and Elsie Hess Houck.

She was a 1927 graduate of Dudley (Pa.) High School.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, Robert K. Jamison; one daughter, Faye A. Thomas of Hendersonville; and one grandson, Keven M. Mackie of Canada, whom she raised.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Helen R. Gerhold, 89

SEPT. 2, 1915-APRIL 8, 2005

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Helen R. Gerhold, 89, of Manorcare Health Services, and formerly of 4272 Lincoln Way East in Fayetteville, Pa., died Friday, April 8, 2005, at the nursing home.

Born Sept. 2, 1915, in Fayetteville, she was the daughter of the late Ralph K. and Bertha Mae McClure Reasner.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Carl Otenberger, and her second husband, Frank L. Gerhold Jr.

She had been employed as a cook at the former Piney Mountain Home.

She attended Fayetteville Church of God.

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