September 10, 2013
Helen E. Armstrong, 95, of St. Thomas, Pa., died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. There will be no viewing. However, the family will receive friends Saturday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at St. Thomas (Pa.) Lutheran Church. A celebration of life service will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the church. Private burial will be in St. Thomas Cemetery. Arrangements are by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg, Pa.
September 8, 2013
John K. Lynch, 42, of Mercersburg, Pa., died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. Viewing will be Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg, and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at Sideling Hill Christian Church, Needmore, Pa. The service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to assist the family with funeral expenses may be made payable to Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc.
September 7, 2013
A Mercersburg man died Friday afternoon when the motorcycle he was operating collided head-on with a sport utility vehicle in Peters Township, Pa., Pennsylvania State Police said. John Kevin Lynch was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a state police news release. Troopers said the accident occurred at about 3:20 p.m., when Lynch tried to pass a vehicle as he was heading north on a Suzuki DRZ 400S in the 13700 block of Dickeys Road. The Suzuki collided head-on with a southbound 2003 Nissan Pathfinder driven by Robert E. Pine, also of Mercersburg, troopers said.
September 6, 2013
A free all-you-can-eat breakfast will be from 7 to 9 a.m. today, at Kasiesville Bible Church, 12639 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg, Pa. For information, call 717-328-5374.
September 5, 2013
Kenneth E. Crider Sr., 79, of Greencastle, Pa., died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at his home. There will be no viewing. However, the family will receive friends Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Five Forks Brethren in Christ Church. A memorial service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the church. Arrangements are by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg, Pa.
September 5, 2013
Terry L. "Butch" Heinbaugh, 57, of Mercersburg, Pa., died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. A viewing will be Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg.
August 30, 2013
The Mercersburg Police Department is investigating several reports of vehicles being damaged. Most of the damage appeared to be scratches caused by keys, although at least one vehicle was hit by eggs, police said in a news release. Incidents were reported involving vehicles parked on West Seminary Street, North Park Street and West California Street, police said. Anyone with information can call police at 717-328-0150.
August 25, 2013
Warren E. Miller, 73, of Greencastle, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at his home. The viewing will be Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc. in Mercersburg, Pa. The service will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Reuben Egolf officiating. Burial will be in Stenger Hill Cemetery, Fort Loudon, Pa.
August 19, 2013
Robert J. “Bob” Nelling Jr., 70, of Mercersburg, Pa., died Aug. 17, 2013, at Chambersburg Hospital. Born Jan. 3, 1943, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was a son of the late Robert J. Nelling Sr. and Verna Louise Mellott Nelling. As a youth, he attended Fort Loudon Methodist Church. Bob was a 1960 graduate of James Buchanan High School. As a barber school student in Harrisburg, Pa., he served as a page at the state capitol. He opened Nelling's Barber Shop in Mercersburg in 1966, and worked continuously until June of this year.
August 11, 2013
Walter L. Brindle, 73, of Mercersburg, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013. The service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's UCC, Lemasters, Pa. The viewing will be one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the church. Arrangements are by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg.