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OBITUARIES
June 8, 2013
Charles E. McElhaney, 81, of Chambersburg, Pa., died Friday, June 7, 2013, at Manor Care Nursing Home in Chambersburg. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa. A graveside service will be Tuesday at 11:15 a.m. at Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg.
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OBITUARIES
June 8, 2013
Denver "Junior" Hess, 88, of McConnellsburg, Pa., and formerly of Hancock, Md., passed away Friday, June 7, 2013, at Fulton County Medical Center. Born Sept. 19, 1924, in the Pigeon Cove area of Warfordsburg, Pa., he was the son of Floyd and Alverta (Studenwalt) Hess. He was married to Wava Mellott Hess on Sept. 21, 1990. He graduated in 1942 from Bethel Township High School. Denver was employed by the Hancock Motel as a front desk clerk for more than 40 years until his retirement.
OBITUARIES
June 2, 2013
Steven J. Bilovecky, 61, of Hustontown, Pa., died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Fulton County Medical Center, McCon-nellsburg, Pa.  There will be a visitation Tuesday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. The service will be private and at the convenience of the family.
NEWS
May 25, 2013
Two McConnellsburg, Pa., men have been charged in connection with the thefts of about 20 metal storm grates in Franklin County, according to a Pennsylvania State Police news release. Zachary Pittman, 23, and John Pittman Jr., 22, were charged with theft after trying to take a storm grate on Friday, troopers said. The storm-grate thefts occurred within the last month in Antrim, Montgomery and Peters townships, troopers said. The grates belong to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
OBITUARIES
May 24, 2013
James Mont Chamberlain, 79, of McConnellsburg, Pa., died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg. Visitation will be Saturday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. The service will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | May 23, 2013
McConnellsburg Elementary School children will have opportunities next academic year to take home produce and other nutritious food. Fulton County (Pa.) Food Basket Inc. will administer a Power Pack program to send food home with children on weekends and before school breaks. All students are eligible. The program is being conducted in cooperation with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. That organization and the Fulton County Medical Center Foundation both donated funding for the initiative.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | May 16, 2013
With the number of World War II veterans dying at the rate of more than 600 per day, it was a rare occasion to have two veterans of the conflict together in Chambersburg on Thursday. World War II veteran and best-selling author of “Hell's Guest,” Col. Glenn Frazier, 89, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club meeting at The Orchards Restaurant. He shared his experiences of fighting a losing effort to save the Philippine Island of Luzon from the Japanese to the infamous six-day Bataan Death March and three years of torture in Japanese prisoner of war camps.
OBITUARIES
May 4, 2013
Marian Park, 85, of the Fulton County Long Term Care Unit, and formerly of Burnt Cabins, Pa., died Thursday, May 2, 2013. Visitation will be Monday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa. The service will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.
OBITUARIES
April 26, 2013
Walter F. "Fred" Wakefield, 85, of Needmore, Pa., died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, Pa. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa. The service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Sideling Hill Christian Church, Needmore.
OBITUARIES
April 23, 2013
Edward A. Peffer, 83, of McConnellsburg, Pa., died Monday, April 22, 2013, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg. Visitation will be Thursday one hour before the service at St. Paul Lutheran Church, McConnellsburg. The service will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are by Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg.
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