Delores M. "Dee" Buhrman, 77

December 16, 2009

MAY 10, 1932-DEC. 14, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Delores M. "Dee" Buhrman, age 77, of 2754 Warm Spring Road, Chambersburg, died Monday, Dec. 14, 2009, in her home.

Born May 10, 1932, in Hagerstown, Md., she was a daughter of the late Robert E. and Catherine M. Rife Smith.

A graduate of the former Hagerstown High School, Dee was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church and the Marion Volunteer Fire Co.


She was an avid bingo player and loved to go bowling.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, James A. Buhrman, whom she married Sept. 8, 1951; three children, James R. Buhrman, Robert J. Buhrman and Lori A. Phenicie, all of Chambersburg; one sister, Beverly Oyler of Hagerstown; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Timothy M. Buhrman; and two brothers, Charles and Robert Smith.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009, at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. Her memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4, 2010, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 320 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, with the Rev. James R. O'Brien officiating. Interment will follow in Corpus Christi Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Marion Volunteer Fire Co., 5465 Molly Pitcher Highway South, Marion PA 17235.

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