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Obituaries

June 01, 2008

Dorothy M. Schoenleber, 94



SEPT. 13, 1913-MAY 30, 2008

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dorothy M. Schoenleber, 94, of 862 Rustic Hill Drive, died Friday, May 30, 2008, at Menno Haven.

Born Sept. 13, 1913, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Otto and Leah Ulmer Heimert.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William P. Schoenleber, in 1955.

She was a 1931 graduate of Havertown High School.

She retired in 1974 as manager of the Sperry and Hutchinson Co.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Chambersburg.

She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star of Gettysburg, Pa., and a member and past royal matron of the Order of the Amaranth 159.

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She is survived by three children, Dorothy V. Shannon and William R. Schoenleber, both of Fayetteville, Pa., and Rich Schoenleber of Chambersburg; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Margaret Horner; and two brothers, Russell Heimert and Albert Heimert.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home in Chambersburg. The Rev. Neal O. Hively and the Rev. Tara Magoon will officiate. Burial will follow in Norland Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 26 W. Commerce St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Allen L. Pittenturf, 71



AUG. 16, 1936-MAY 31, 2008

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Allen Lee "Pitt" Pittenturf, 71, of 246 E. Garfield St., died Saturday, May 31, 2008, at Manorcare Health Services.

Born Aug. 16, 1936, in Gettysburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Edward and Marie Helen Woodward Pittenturf.

He attended Gettysburg High School.

In 1980, he joined Wilson College Security, retiring as Chief of Security in 1998.

He served in the U.S. Air Force. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal.

He was a member of Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599, Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46, B.P.O. Elks Lodge 600 and the Kittochtinny Historical Society, all of Chambersburg, and the Gettysburg Historical Society.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann Whisel Pittenturf, whom he married June 4, 1960; one sister, Nancy Christian of Hanover, Pa.; one brother, Frank Pittenturf of Hanover; and nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Edward Pittenturf Jr.

Graveside services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. in Lincoln Cemetery, with military honors by the Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 Honor Guard. The Rev. Paul B. Baker will officiate.

Memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army Corps, 159 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Crematorium, Chambersburg.




Margaret M. Zittle, 91



MARCH 23, 1917-MAY 30, 2008

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Margaret Mae Zittle, 91, of Middletown, died Friday, May 30, 2008, at Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital.

Born March 23, 1917, in Spoolsville, Md., she was the daughter of the late William Henry and Minnie May Fink Sigler.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvey Hale Zittle, in 1975.

She retired from Middletown High School, where she worked in the cafeteria.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Middletown.

She is survived by three children, Douglas W. Zittle of Middletown, Gloria Vaughn of Plant City, Fla., and Janis Deardorff of Frederick, Md.; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four sisters and six brothers.

Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Middletown. The Rev. Kathy Vitalis Hoffman will officiate. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home in Middletown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 107 W. Main St., Middletown, MD 21769; or Harmony Community Lutheran Church, 3939 Brethren Church Road, Myersville, MD 21773.




Aida A. Digman, 61



MAY 9, 1947-MAY 31, 2008

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Aida A. Digman, 61, of Charles Town, died Saturday, May 31, 2008, at her home.

Born May 9, 1947, in San Antonio, Philippines, she was the daughter of the late Guillermo L. Acebedo and Rosa Marfil Acebedo.

She retired from the Bethesda Naval Hospital as a computer analyst.

She was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Charles Town.

She is survived by her husband of 39 years, James S. Digman; one daughter, Stephanie Fe' Moore of Winchester, Va.; one son, Anthony J. Digman of Summit Point, W.Va.; five sisters, Nite A. Galindez, Carmen A. Gabriel, Perla A. Souder, Tissie A. Umayam and Fe' A. Quinsay; two brothers, Arnulfo M. Acebedo and Sid A. Acebedo; and two grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Charles Town. The Rev. Brian Owens will be celebrant. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery in Martinsburg, W.Va.

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