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Obituaries

May 09, 2008

Robert E. Nixon, 85



AUG. 26, 1922-MAY 7, 2008

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Robert E. Nixon, 85, of 393 Valley Drive, died Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at Manor Care Health Services in Chambersburg, Pa.

Born Aug. 26, 1922, he was the son of the late Harry Emory Nixon and Eva Justice Nixon.

He retired from Letterkenny Army Depot after 32 years of service. He also retired from the former A&P Grocery Store in Chambersburg.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army.

He attended the Deliverance in Christ Church.

He was a member of Charles McCleary Post 78 Disabled American Veterans of Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Esther Deardorff Nixon; four children, Larry Nixon, Joyce Leduc and Randy Nixon, all of Chambersburg, and Judy Nixon of Fayetteville; two sisters, Margaret Sentmeyer of New York and Catherine Gearhart of Chambersburg; two brothers, Wilbur Nixon of New Jersey and Richard Nixon of Hagerstown; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

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He was preceded in death by one son, Emory G. Nixon; one brother, Eugene Nixon; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home in Chambersburg. The Rev. Murray Stevens and Lonnie Shover will officiate. Burial will follow in Lincoln Cemetery, with military honors by Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 Honor Guard.

Visitation will be Saturday from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Franklin/Fulton Division, 417 Phoenix Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Robert L. Fetterhoff, 82



AUG. 19, 1925-MAY 7, 2008

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Robert Leroy Fetterhoff, 82, of 4192 Coseytown Road, died Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at Washington County Hospital, from complications of recent surgery.

Born Aug. 19, 1925, in Franklin County, Pa., he was the son of the late Albert and Olive Yeakle Fetterhoff.

He attended Greencastle High School.

He was employed by Beachley Furniture Co. in Hagerstown as an upholsterer, having worked more than 45 years.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy.

He was a member of Macedonia United Brethren Church near Greencastle, where he was song leader and sang in the men's quartet.

He was a member of the National American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Jane S. Snider Fetterhoff, whom he married April 10, 1948; two daughters, Linda Keyfauver of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Shelly Toler of Charles Town, W.Va.; one son, Stephen Fetterhoff at home; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.

Services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Macedonia United Brethren Church in Greencastle. The Rev. Gayle L. Ruble Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery, with military graveside honors by Chambersburg VFW Post 1599 Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home in Greencastle and Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Macedonia United Brethren Church, Building Fund, 11887 Worleytown Road, Greencastle, PA 17225.




Mary A. Tabler, 97



MARCH 8, 1911-MAY 7, 2008

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Mary Amanda Treher Tabler, 97, of 3837 Harold Place, died Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at her home.

Born March 8, 1911, in Fayetteville, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Albert M. and Margaret W. Slaybaugh Treher.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Corban H. Tabler Sr., in 1985.

She was a 1928 graduate of Chambersburg High School.

She had worked for 29 years at the former Quincy (Pa.) Orphanage and Home, retiring in 1975.

She was a member of Grace Bible Church in Greencastle. She was a Sunday School teacher.

She attended Greencastle Senior Citizen Center.

She is survived by two daughters, Margaret V. Peters of Petersburg, Va., and Jeanette G. Horst of Greencastle; one son, Corban H. Tabler Jr. of Greenville, S.C.; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; one stepgreat-great-grandchild; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Gertrude Shoop and Hester Treher; four brothers, Roy D. Treher, A. Fred Treher, T. Richard Treher and C. William Treher; one grandson; and one great-grandson.

Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home in Greencastle. Pastors J. Herman Fisler and Greg Kell will officiate. Burial will be in Quincy Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Grace Bible Church, 2327 Hoffman Road, Greencastle, PA 17225; or George Rundel's Missions To Forgotten Peoples, c/o Grace Bible Church, 2327 Hoffman Road, Greencastle, PA 17225.




Alma G. Lytle, 87



FEB. 15, 1921-MAY 7, 2008

SPRING RUN, Pa. - Alma G. Lytle, 87, formerly of 18182 Amberson Road, died Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at Manorcare Health Services in Chambersburg, Pa.

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