Sylvia J. Meckley

MARCH 16, 1929-OCT. 12, 2012

October 12, 2012

Sylvia J. (Snider) Meckley, age 83, of 654 S. Washington St., Greencastle, Pa., died at 2:15 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at her home.

Born March 16, 1929 in Antrim Township, Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Jacob Adam and Esther (Elliott) Snider.

She and her husband, Willis Ramon Meckley, were married Nov. 16, 1951, in Upton, Pa.

She was a homemaker, and in her earlier years she worked at the former Landis Tool Co. and Fairchild Aircraft.

Sylvia was a 1948 graduate of Greencastle High School. She attended the Antrim Brethren In Christ Church near Chambersburg, Pa.

Surviving family, in addition to her husband of 60 years, are one daughter, Saundra Meckley (wife of Ivan) Wingert; two grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and one brother, Charles O. Snider.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. at Antrim Brethren in Christ Church, 24 E. Kauffman Road, Chambersburg, with the Rev. Ky R. Searcy officiating. Burial will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle. There will be no viewing or visitation.

The family requests that flowers be omitted and memorial contributions be made in her memory to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements were made by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home of Greencastle.

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