Vera M. West, 88

December 16, 2008

JULY 3, 1920-DEC. 12, 2008

CARLISLE, Pa. -- Vera M. West, 88, formerly of Chambersburg, Pa., died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at the Sarah Todd Home in Carlisle.

Born July 3, 1920, in Chambersburg, she was a daughter of the late A.J. and Bessie Henry Kauffman.

Her husband, Max H. West, died in 2007.

She was a graduate of Chambersburg High School.

She was a member of Mount Union United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, Pa.

She is survived by one daughter, Roxann MacAvoy of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; one son, Terry A. West of Carlisle; two sisters, Leona Schellhase of York, Pa., and Ethel Pogue of Chambersburg; one brother, Crawford Kauffman of Chambersburg; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Maxine Daugherty.

Private services will be at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. Garry Culler will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sarah Todd Home, 1000 W. South St., Carlisle, PA 17013.


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