Theodore W. Crunkleton, 81

December 30, 2009

SEPT. 24, 1928-DEC. 28, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Theodore W. Crunkleton, 81, of Chambersburg, Pa., passed to his eternal home on Monday afternoon, Dec. 28, 2009, at home.

Born Sept. 24, 1928, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late C. Rowe and Eleanor Slothour Crunkleton.

He was employed by T.B. Woods for 41 years as a patternmaker, retiring in 1990.

He was a member of Chambersburg Church of the Brethren, where he served as an usher and did various other duties.

Theodore is survived by his wife, Cora Kuhns Crunkleton; a daughter, Linda (Mrs. Garry) Wenger of Chambersburg; a granddaughter, Brandie Wenger and her friend, Richard Clugston, of Fayetteville; 14 nieces; and nine nephews.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Voneda (Mrs. Morris) Buckwalter and Orlena (Mrs. Glenn) Nisewander; and two nephews.

A celebration of Theodore's life will be Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010, at 2:30 p.m. at the Church of the Brethren, 260 S. Fourth St., Chambersburg, Pa. The Rev. Harold E. Yeager and the Rev. Darlene Stouffer will officiate.

There will be no viewing, however, the family will receive friends one hour before the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Home Care Services, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg.

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