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Treva J. Fleece Osler, 78

May 15, 2010
  • Treva J. Fleece Osler
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SEPT. 9, 1931-MAY 12, 2010

Treva J. Fleece Osler, age 78, of Chambersburg, Pa., died Wednesday, May 12, 2010, surrounded by her family at Select Specialty Hospital within Holy Spirit Hospital. Born Sept. 9, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Mary Alexander. Her grandmother, Laura B. Fleece, cared for and raised her until she married John R. Osler Sr. on July 19, 1948.

Mrs. Osler worked as a clerk for JC Penney Co.. She was an avid collector of butterfly items and enjoyed gardening; bird watching, especially hummingbirds; reading; camping; watching "Wheel of Fortune"; family gatherings; and being the extra kickball player when she was needed. She was a former member of the Chambersburg Fire Police, serving as their dispatcher for many years. In the early 1970s, she was nominated Mother of the Year.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children: Linda Brent of Waynesboro, Pa.; Patti Divens (Bernard) of Chambersburg, Pa.; John R. Osler Jr. (Kathy) of Shippensburg, Pa.; Kathleen Clopper (Bernard) of Chambersburg, Pa.; Kristine Rock (Joseph) of Shippensburg, Pa.; Melissa Willey (Randy) of Chambersburg; 12 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and seven siblings. In addition to her mother and grandmother, she was preceded in death by one sibling.

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A memorial service will be at First United Methodist Church, 225 S. Second St., Chambersburg, Pa., where the Rev. Dianne Salter will officiate on Monday, May 17, 2010, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Norland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in her name to Mountainside Pet Rescue and Cemetery, 7705 Upper Horse Valley Road, Upper Strasburg, PA 17265. Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center Inc., Chambersburg, PA. Online condolences maybe offered at http://www.geiselfuneralhome.com.

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