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Betty Lou Rockwell, 80

March 28, 2009

Betty Lou Rockwell, 80



JULY 20, 1928-MARCH 27, 2009

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Betty Lou Rockwell, 80, of Buchanan Trail West, died Friday, March 27, 2009, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born July 20, 1928, in Cove Gap, Pa., she was the daughter of the late George and Melvira Gorsuch Ensminger.

She assisted her husband as a bookkeeper at the former R & H Lumber Co. in Mercersburg.

She was a former member of Charlestown United Methodist Church of Cove Gap.

She was a member of VFW Post 6241 Ladies Auxiliary of Mercersburg.

She is survived by her husband, Loyd Junior "L J" Rockwell, whom she married Aug. 25, 1945; three daughters, Bonita L. Shepherd, Lucinda A. Piper and Jody M. Smith, all of Mercersburg; one son, Richard L. Rockwell of Elkins, W.Va.; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by seven sisters and six brothers.

A memorial service will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home in Mercersburg. The Revs. Harold Yeager, Phyllis Bard and Roy Brake Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.

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There will be no viewing; however, the family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Chambersburg Hospital, 112 N. Seventh St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

www.lininger-fries.com

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