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Lynn R. Bear, 95

March 21, 2009

Lynn R. Bear, 95



JAN. 22, 1914-MARCH 19, 2009

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Lynn R. Bear, 95, of 5375 Buchanan Trail West, died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Jan. 22, 1914, in Upton, Pa., he was the son of the late Franklin Harvey and Elizabeth Susan Hoover Bear.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary L. Lesher Bear, in 1992. They were married in May 1936.

He retired in 1986 after 20 years of employment as a machinist and shipper at Anvil Products of Greencastle.

He was a member of the St. Stephens Lutheran Church of Upton, where he mowed lawns, and served as treasurer and building fund treasurer.

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He worked at the Upton Festivals and served as treasurer of the Upton Community Improvement Association.

He is survived by three nieces and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles E. Bear and Roy M. Bear.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home in Greencastle. The Rev. Alan R. Wilson will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, 8835 Lemar Road, Greencastle, PA 17225.

www.zimmermanfh.com

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