John M. Price, 60

March 15, 2009

John M. Price, 60

MAY 23, 1948-MARCH 12, 2009

DRY RUN, Pa. - John Mark Price, 60, of 19782 Sweetwater Road, died Thursday, March 12, 2009.

Born May 23, 1948, in Hanover, Pa., he was the son of the late John E. Price and Beryl Jean Reeder Price.

He was a 1966 graduate of the Chambersburg Area Senior High School.

He played the drums, performing in the Phil Young Dance Band, and other locally known bands, from the 1960's to the mid-1970's.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a Christian.

He opened The Good Shepherd's Food Pantry of Path Valley and served as co-chairman, with his wife, of The Salvation Army Service Unit of Northern Franklin County, Pa.


He is survived by his wife, Lynne C. Marshall, whom he married May 13, 1967; two daughters, Andrea L. Thompson of Chambersburg and Sandy L. Semple of Fort Loudon, Pa.; one sister, Anna B. Miller of Chambersburg; five grandchildren; two nieces; two nephews; one great-niece; one great-nephew; and one great-great-nephew.

He was preceded in death by one granddaughter.

A Celebration of Life Service will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Upper Path Valley Presbyterian Church in Spring Run, Pa. The Rev. Meagan Boozer will officiate, with special guests the Rev. G. Nathan Bell and the Mount Moriah Baptist Church Choir.

Burial will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in Lincoln Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to The Good Shepherd's Food Pantry of Path Valley, P.O. Box 145, Dry Run, PA 17220.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home Inc. in Chambersburg.

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