Harold D. Rowland, 83

November 28, 2008

JUNE 20, 1925-NOV. 25, 2008

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Harold D. Rowland, 83, of 30 Baumgardner Drive, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, at Quincy Retirement Home.

Born June 20, 1925, in Reid, Md., he was the son of the late Harry D. and Bertha Ann Haugh Rowland.

His wife, June B. Beckner Rowland, died in 1991.

He was a 1943 graduate of Greencastle High School.

He worked for 28 years for the U.S. Postal Service at the Greencastle Post Office.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greencastle and the Men's Bible Class.

He also was a member of Harry D. Zeigler VFW Post 6319 and Frank L. Carbaugh American Legion Post 373, both of Greencastle; and Greencastle Sportsmen's Association.


He is survived by one son, Brian D. Rowland of Greencastle, twin granddaughters, Sage and Madelyn Rowland; nieces, nephews and cousins.

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

A graveside service for immediate family will be held at Parklawns Memorial Gardens in Chambersburg. The Rev. Martin H. Horn will officiate.

There will be no public viewing.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the memorial fund of Evangelical Lutheran Church, 130 N. Washington St., Greencastle, Pa. 17225.

Arrangements were by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home in Greencastle.

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