Guy M. Hess, 79

June 13, 2009

NOV. 5, 1929-JUNE 10, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Guy M. Hess, 79, of Chambersburg, Pa., died Wednesday morning, June 10, 2009, at the Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born Nov. 5, 1929, in Bethel Township, Fulton County, Pa., he was the son of the late Wallace L. Hess and Madeline Truax Hess Spidel.

He was a 1948 graduate of Warfordsburg (Pa.) High School and a graduate of the former Chambersburg Business School.

He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1948 to 1952, serving during the Korean War.

He was an accountant at Shippensburg (Pa.) University, retiring in December 1999 after 31 years of service.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Chambersburg.

He was a member of Friendship Engine and Hose Co. No. 1 in Chambersburg.

Guy is survived by his loving wife, Thelma Hann Hess, whom he married Sept. 14, 1957; three children, Kenneth R. Hess, Nadine K. Stoler and Douglas A. Hess, all of Chambersburg; and three grandchildren, Stephanie R. Stoler, Kristen R. Stoler and Kaitlyn E. Hess.


The family will receive friends Saturday, June 13, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1, Rockville, MD 20852 or Heartland Hospice, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, PA 17013.

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