Lauren M. Hamby, 20

December 10, 2008

OCT. 11, 1988-DEC. 8, 2008

ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Lauren M. Hamby, of 8466 Diehl's Woods Road, St. Thomas, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, as a result of injuries sustained in a Lincoln Way East motor vehicle accident on Monday morning.

Born Oct. 11, 1988, in Chambersburg, Pa., she was a daughter of Crystal A. Lutz (wife of Daryl) Helman of St. Thomas and Keith C. Hamby of Hagerstown.

A 2007 graduate of Manito Alternative High School, she attended James Buchanan High School. She was attending Harrisburg Area Community College, studying to be a registered nurse.


Lauren was also working for Federal Express in Hagerstown.

Among her interests, she enjoyed drawing, hiking and music. She also had a special love for animals.

Aside from her parents, she is survived by her maternal grandparents, Dorothy and Kenneth Lutz of Fayetteville; paternal grandmother, Geraldine (and stepgrandfather, Charles) Doyle of Hagerstown; stepgrandparents, Shirley and Jay Helman of Chambersburg; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Ronald H. Hamby.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. Reuben L. Egolf will officiate. Interment will be private.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from noon to 1 p.m. Friday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Hershey Capital Campaign, 745 W. Governor Road, Hershey, PA 17033-2304.

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