Sybil D. Kerlin, 54

August 23, 2010
  • Sybil D. Kerlin, 54

SEPT. 5, 1955-AUG. 20, 2010

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Sybil D. Kerlin, age 54, of 8821 Willowdale Road, Greencastle, died at 6:03 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, in her home following a battle with cancer for several years.

Born Sept. 5, 1955, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Eldon and Arlene (Hoover) Mowen.

She worked for four years at the former Scotland School For Veterans' Children, 18 years at Waynesboro Construction Co. and last for nine years with Susquehanna Wealth Strategies.

Sybil was a member of Calvary Bible Church of Greencastle.

She was a 1973 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School.

She enjoyed being with her family and her grandsons.

She and her husband, G. Dennis Kerlin, were married June 29, 1974, in Macedonia United Brethren Church, Greencastle.

Surviving family, in addition to her husband, are two daughters, Jennifer (wife of Todd) Kirby, Williamsport, Md., and Jessica (wife of Michael) Withrow, Martinsburg, W.Va.; one son, Joshua (husband of Jennifer) Kerlin, Chambersburg, Pa.; four sisters, Sharon Stoner, Brenda Zeis and Tonya Mowen, all of Greencastle, and Judy Harrison, Carlisle, Pa.; one brother, Ronald Mowen, Carlisle; and two grandsons, Kolton Kirby and Alexander Kerlin.


Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 25, at 11 a.m. from Calvary Bible Church, 3845 Buchanan Trail West, Greencastle, with Pastor Richard Overcash officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, and at the church one hour before the service on Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be given in her memory to Lutheran Home Care and Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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