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Russell S. Spear Jr., 86

November 30, 2008

Russell S. Spear Jr., 86



NOV. 2, 1922-NOV. 28, 2008

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Russell S. Spear Jr., 86, of Chambersburg, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Nov. 2, 1922, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Russell S. Sr. and Ethel Clugston Spear.

He was a 1941 graduate of the former Chambersburg High School.

He retired in 1977 from Letterkenny Army Depot.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Force, during World War II.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Chambersburg, where he was a member of the Men's Bible Class.

He was a member of the Pennsylvania Railroad Train Club.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Swartz Spear, whom he married April 12, 1947; two children, Nancy Lehman of Chambersburg and Raymond A. Spear of Chicago; one sister, Margaret A. Hoover of Chambersburg; five grandchildren; and twin great-grandsons.

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Services will be Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home in Chambersburg. The Rev. John Dromazos will officiate. Burial will follow in Parklawns Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 225 S. Second St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

www.geiselfuneralhome.com

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