Obituaries for 7/22/07

July 22, 2007

Doris L. Crowl

MARCH 29, 1923-JULY 21, 2007

Doris Louise Crowl passed away July 21, 2007, and now lives among The Angels.

She was born March 29, 1923, in Hagerstown to the late John and Edna (Ford) Glenn of Hagerstown.

Doris graduated from Boonsboro High School with the class of 1941.

Doris married Harry Martin Crowl Jr. on Dec. 21, 1941, and they had 65 wonderful years together.

Doris was a faithful member of Brownsville Church of the Brethren.

She was an active member of Eagles Club 1136 Auxiliary and the Moose Club, both of Brunswick, Md.

Doris worked for Hanover Shoe Co. in Middletown, Md., until her retirement.

She is survived by her husband, Harry Crowl Jr., and many cousins. Doris is survived by her loving nephews and nieces and their families, Robert Oakes, Elaine Whipp, Patsy Ensor, Gene Fouche and Vaughn Crowl; the families of Marilyn Rudolph; and the daughters of Wanda (Oakes) Huffer and Irene Clark.


She was preceded in death by one brother, John Glenn and one sister, Athene Derr.

A celebration of life will be Thursday, July 26, at 11 a.m. at Brownsville Church of the Brethren. The Rev. Alan Smith will officiate. Burial will follow in Brownsville Heights Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro, where the Ladies Auxiliary of Fraternal Order of Eagles will conduct a memorial service at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Brownsville Church of the Brethren, 1911 Rohrersville Road, Brownsville, MD 21715.

Eldon J. Lehman, 75

SEPT. 19, 1931-JULY 20, 2007

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Eldon J. Lehman, 75, of 1462 Northfield Drive, and formerly of Manheim, Pa., died Friday, July 20, 2007, at his home.

Born Sept. 19, 1931, in Franklin County, Pa., he was the son of the late Merle R. and Ida E. Burkholder Lehman.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna Mary Forry Lehman, in 2004.

He was a graduate of Messiah Academy and the Evening Institute of Lancaster (Pa.) Bible College.

He owned and operated a farm in Lancaster County.

He was a former deacon and trustee of Mount Pleasant Brethren in Christ Church in Mount Joy, Pa., and attended Chambersburg Brethren in Christ Church.

He was a member of the Gideons, a board member and treasurer of Mount Joy Country Homes, and a former board member of Lancaster Bible College and Lancaster Youth for Christ.

He is survived by his wife, Doris J. Stern Lehman, whom he married Oct. 15, 2005; his stepmother, Pearle Musser of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; one daughter, Cathy A. Bennett of Lake Hughes, Calif.; three sons, Duane E. Lehman of Manheim, Kenneth R. Lehman of Arlington, Va., and Rodney A. Lehman of Mount Airy, Md.; three sisters, Gladys Bert of Refton, Pa., Erma Hoover of Mechanicsburg, Pa., and Mary Jane Jones of Fayetteville, Pa.; one brother, Charles Lehman of Roxbury, Pa.; and eight grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Air Hill Brethren in Christ Church, Chambersburg. The Rev. Robert Verno and the Rev. Phil Byers will officiate.

Burial will be Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Mount Joy, followed by a memorial service at 3 p.m. at Mount Pleasant Brethren in Christ Church.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg, and Wednesday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the church in Chambersburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Lancaster Bible College, 901 Eden Road, P.O. Box 83403, Lancaster, PA 17608-3403 or Gideons International, P.O. Box 301, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Richard A. Wanger Sr., 67

AUG. 13, 1939-JULY 20, 2007

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Richard Allen Wanger Sr., 67, of Martinsburg, died Friday, July 20, 2007, at City Hospital.

Born Aug. 13, 1939, in Harrisburg, Va., he was the son of M. Margaret Wenger Stolipher of Martinsburg and the late Annis K. Wanger Sr.

He was employed by Orr's and Sons Orchard.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Wilma Barrett Wanger; one daughter, Margaret Domer of Hedgesville, W.Va.; two sons, Richard A. Wenger Jr. and Fredrick T. Wenger, both of Martinsburg; one sister, Libby Hite of Martinsburg; one brother, Junior Wanger of Inwood, W.Va.; and three grandchildren.

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at South Berkeley Funeral Chapel, Inwood. The Rev. Carl Howard will officiate.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

Memorial donations may be made to American Lung Association of West Virginia, P.O. Box 3980, Charleston, WV 25339-3980.

Chloe E. Hartman, 79

AUG. 1, 1927-JULY 20, 2007

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Mrs. Chloe E. (Shatzer) Hartman, 79, of 188 Warm Spring Road in Chambersburg, Pa., died with her family by her side Friday, July 20, 2007, at 8:20 p.m. at her home. She had been ill for seven months and critically ill for three weeks.

Born Aug. 1, 1927, in Greencastle, Pa., she was the daughter of the late George H. Shatzer and Ida Catherine (Bitner) Shatzer Daley. She spent her early life on Madison and Jefferson streets in Greencastle.

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