She taught second grade at Mercersburg Elementary School from 1968 to 1978.
She served in the Women's Army Corps.
She authored a second-grade reader for Macmillan Publishers titled, "Who is Frances?"
She was a past director of the Children's Aid Society, a member of the book selection committee of Fendrick Library in Mercersburg and a member of Mercersburg Women's Club.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas B. Steiger Sr., whom she married Nov. 23, 1946; three daughters, Katherine S. Mikszewski of Seattle, Victoria S. Olin of Philadelphia, and Susan S. Klann of Denver; one son, Thomas B. Steiger Jr. of Mercersburg; one brother, Charles S. Tippetts Jr. of Amelia Island, Fla.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; and two nieces.
Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Mercersburg. The Rev. Michael R. Brendle will officiate.
There will be no viewing.
The family requests the omission of flowers.
Memorial donations may be made to Fendrick Library, Mercersburg Library Association, 20 N. Main St., Mercersburg, PA 17236.
Arrangements are by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home in Mercersburg.
James N. Marsden, 86
NOV. 17, 1920-MAY 2, 2007
CARY, N.C. - James Nathan Marsden, a resident of Fuquay-Varina, N.C., formerly of Orlando, Fla. and Hagerstown, died at 3:19 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at West Wake Medical Center in Cary, N.C.
He was born Nov. 17, 1920, in Washington, D.C. He was the son of the late Roger D. and Sterling Nash Marsden.
He graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in mechanical and aeronautical engineering in 1943. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps for the duration of World War II. After a short employment with the Glenn L. Martin Co. in Baltimore, he came to Hagerstown in 1948 to work for Fairchild Aviation, where he rose to be manager of the test laboratory. He moved to Orlando in 1965 to accept employment with the Martin Marietta Co. He retired from Martin Marietta in 1986.
He kept busy with the Martin Retirees group, playing bridge and serving as a consultant and docent at the Orlando Science Center. He moved to Fuquay-Varina in February 2007.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Martha Anne Fitzgerald Marsden; two daughters, Mary Browne (husband Joseph) of South Onondaga, N.Y. and Lynn Macksey (husband Keith) of Holly Springs, N.C.; four sons, James E. Marsden (wife Mindy) of Hagerstown, Bruce Marsden (wife Diane) of Myersville, Md., William D. Fitzgerald (wife Kathleen) of Orlando and Kevin Fitzgerald (wife Lisa) of Apollo Beach, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He also is survived by two sisters, Elizabeth Sightler of Baton Rouge, La. and Emily Verkouteren of Asheville, N.C.; and one brother, George Marsden (wife Betty) of Newport, N.C.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Charlotte Elizabeth (Betty) Marsden in 1963; two sisters, Harriet Morgan and Jane Gerstacker; and one brother, Robert D. Marsden.
A memorial service was privately held in Holly Springs, N.C. on Saturday, May 5, 2007.
Arrangements were made by the National Cremation Service, Raleigh, N.C.
Ruby C. Lloyd, 84
APRIL 12, 1923-MAY 9, 2007
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Ruby C. Lloyd, 84, of Charles Town, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.
Born April 12, 1923, in Clarke County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Henry Walter and Lillian O. Smallwood Lloyd.
She retired from Powhatan Brass Works in Ranson, W.Va, after 50 years of employment.
She was a member of Charles Town Baptist Church, where she served in the Womens Missionary Society.
She is survived by one brother, William W. Lloyd of Charles Town; six nieces; and two nephews.