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Obituaries

May 31, 2007
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Gerald N. Peckman, 61



MAY 18, 1946-MAY 29, 2007

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Gerald N. Peckman, 61, of Chambersburg, died Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at Altoona (Pa.) Hospital.

Born May 18, 1946, in Chambersburg, he was the son of Lester H. Peckman of Chambersburg and the late Pauline Wingert Peckman.

He was co-owner and operator of Peckman Homestead Farm Inc. in Chambersburg.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Nancy Shaffer Peckman, whom he married Oct. 5, 1968; one daughter, Pamela Moore of Cherry Hill, N.J.; two sons, Warren Peckman of Chambersburg and Daniel Peckman of Colora, Md.; two brothers, Lowell W. Peckman and J. Emerson Peckman, both of Chambersburg; and seven grandchildren.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Air Hill Brethren in Christ Church. The Rev. A. Graybill Brubaker will officiate. Burial will be in Air Hill Brethren in Christ Church Cemetery.

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Visitation will be Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in Chambersburg and Monday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Gideons' International, P.O. Box 301, Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Erma M. Weber, 75



AUG. 18, 1931-MAY 30, 2007

Erma M. Frey Weber, 75, of Hagerstown, died Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at her home.

Born Aug. 18, 1931, in Chambersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Norman B. and Esther Siegrist Frey.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Marion Mennonite Church near Chambersburg. She taught Sunday school and volunteered in mission-related work.

She is survived by her husband, Wayne E. Weber, whom she married Nov. 21, 1954; two daughters, Sharon Lauzus of Philadelphia and Shirley Migliazza of Orlando, Fla.; one sister, Margaret Cordell of Chambersburg; five grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, J. Melvin Frey, Merle A. Frey, Richard N. Frey, Elwood Frey and Kenneth H. Frey.

A memorial service will be Sunday, June 17, at 3 p.m. at Marion Mennonite Church in Chambersburg. The Revs. Carl Kniss and Roger I. Martin will officiate.

Private graveside services will be held in Marion Mennonite Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday, June 17, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the church.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home in Greencastle, Pa.




Velenora B. Weller, 86



APRIL 29, 1921-MAY 29, 2007

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Velenora B. Hawbaker Weller, 86, of 540 Brumbaugh Ave., died Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at her son's Chambersburg home.

Born April 29, 1921, in Kasiesville, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John D. and Mary C. Tolsten Hawbaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James P. Weller Sr., in 1996. They were married July 27, 1940.

She attended a one-room schoolhouse in Mercersburg, Pa.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Welsh Run Church of the Brethren in Mercersburg.

She taught a Good News Class at home during the 1960s.

She is survived by one daughter, Judy K. Summerall of Chambersburg; three sons, Jeryl R. Weller of Greenvillage, Pa., John L. Weller of Newville, Pa. and Joseph L. Weller of Chambersburg; one brother, Ned D. Hawbaker of Sylvania, Ga.; nine grandchildren; three adopted grandchildren; one stepgrandchild; six great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, James P. Weller Jr.; six sisters, Olca Skinner, Zelda Laye, Beulah Hawbaker, Kathryn Millhouse, Vera Orris and Pauline Jones; and two brothers, Reuben Hawbaker and Harold Hawbaker.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home in Greencastle, Pa. The Rev. C. William Spangler will officiate. Burial will follow in Browns Mill Cemetery in Kauffman, Pa.

The family will receive friends Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Welsh Run Church of the Brethren, Mission Fund, P.O. Box 300, Mercersburg, PA 17236.




John W. May Sr., 92



MARCH 4, 1915-MAY 30, 2007

DARKESVILLE, W.Va. - John W. May Sr., 92, of Darkesville, died Wednesday, May 30, 2007.

Born March 4, 1915, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late John Henry May and Bessie Florence Williams May.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 1/2 years, Thelma Catherine Seal May.

He retired as the owner and operator of May Machine Shop.

He was a member of Charles Town (W.Va.) Church of Christ and Martinsburg (W.Va.) Church of Christ.

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