Mary L. Whitney, 88

February 10, 2009

JUNE 1, 1920-FEB. 9, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Mary L. Whitney, 88, formerly of Nelson Street, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehab Center.

Born June 1, 1920, in Blairs Valley, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Ruth Hastings Eichelberger.

Her husband, Robert E. Whitney, died July 26, 1990.

She was a homemaker.

She was a former member of Park Avenue United Methodist Church.

She is survived by four children, Lavonna L. McCarl and Robert J. Whitney, both of Chambersburg, Richard A. Whitney of Orlando, Fla., and Lisa L. Whitney of Fort Littleton, Pa.; one sister, Ruth Crist of Covington, Ky.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and five brothers.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. Peter Emig will officiate. Burial will follow in Norland Cemetery.


The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Falling Spring Nursing and Rehab Center, 201 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

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