Betty J. Tennis
Betty J. Tennis, 75, of West Shore health and Rehabillitation Center, Camp Hill, died Saturday, July 7, 2001 at the center.
She was born August 27, 1925 in Royalton to the late Clayton E. Tennis, Sr. and Emma J. Ridley Tennis.
A brother, Clayton E. "Buzz" Tennis, Jr.; survives her; two sisters, Mildred L. Rudy of Newberrytown and Doris J. Barber of Mechanicsburg; eight nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 2pm Tuesday at Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. New Cumberland. www.parthemore.com Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Twp.
Viewing will be from 1 to 1:45pm Tuesday at the funeral home.
John S. Welpton
John S. Welpton, 58, of Etters died Monday, May 7, 2001 in his residence.
He was a retired Logistics Specialist for D.D.R.E. (former New Cumberland Army Depot), Fairview Twp., an antique dealer and an Army veteran during the Vietnam war. He received his undergraduate degree from University of Tulsa, OK and his Masters in Business Administration from University of Utah. He was a member of Fishing Creek Salem United Methodist Church, Etters.
He was born October 6, 1942 in Sapulpa, OK to the late John F. and Hope (Stephens) Welpton.
He is survived by his wife Carole (McLain) Welpton; 2 daughters, Stephanie E. (and son in law James A.) Stoner of Marysville and Katrina Welpton of Etters; 2 sisters, Juana Fredrick of Phoenix, AZ and Mary A. Welpton of Biloxi, MS.
Memorial service will be held 11 am Saturday in his church with the Rev. Timothy R. Baer officiating. Committal will be at the convenience of the family.
Visitation and reception will follow the service at the church.
Parthemore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, New Cumberland is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fishing Creek Salem United Methodist Church Building Fund, 402 Valley Rd., Etters, PA 17319.
Gilbert L. Wilson
Gilbert L. Wilson, of the Middletown Home and formerly of Camp Hill, died Friday, May 25, 2001 at the home.
A WWII Army Veteran, he was an intelligence specialist, assisting in collection, evaluation, interpretation and distribution of information of enemy and counter intelligence activities and safeguarding of military information. Maintained situation maps such as order of flack, battle and radar maps, aerial photographs and records regarding enemy location, strength and probable intentions. Familiar with the use of drafting instruments, balopticons, projectors and mimeograph machines. Supervised the work of three enlisted men and was responsible for their work. He was a Branch Manager for Associates Discount Corporation and retired as a clerical supervisor from the Pennsylvania State Department of Revenue. He was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Camp Hill; BPO Elks Number 170, Butler; Victory Lodge Number 694, F & AM; New Castle Consistory; and Zembo Temple, Harrisburg. He enjoyed communicating with friends and family through email and surfing the internet and photography. He was involved in audio/video recording for the benefit of other residents of the home.
He was born October 6, 1915 in Butler to the late William G. and Emma Pearl (Forcht) Wilson.
The widower of Virginia L. Milleim Wilson, he is survived by a son, Alan K. Wilson of Mechanicsburg; a daughter, Patricia R. Dreier of Lewisberry; and a sister, Marion L. Engel of Butler.
A memorial Service will be held at 1:30pm Tuesday at Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., New Cumberland. Interment will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Twp.
Memorial Contributions may be made to his church: 1610 Carlisle Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011.
Roy A. Zeigler
Roy A. Zeigler, 87, of Woodland Center, Lewisberry, and formerly of Carlisle, died Sunday, April 22nd at the home.
He was a WWII Army Veteran having participated in the European African Middle Eastern Campaign receiving two Bronze Stars. He was a retired Cement Truck Driver from Hempt Bros., Camp Hill. He was a former member of American Legion Post 109, Mechanicsburg. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He was born July 23, 1913 in Middlesex Twp., Cumberland County.
The widower of Ethel Jacobs Zeigler, he is survived by two sons, Charles L. of York Haven and William L. of Lewisberry; two daughters, Anna M. Stahley of Fairfield and Betty J. Ellis of York Haven; a sister, Alverta Wise of Carlisle; nine grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 11am Wednesday at Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Twp. There will be no viewing or visitation.
Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. http://www.parthemore.com:/, New Cumberland has charge of arrangements.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: American Heart Association, Capital Region Division, 1019 Mumma Road, Suite 200, Wormleysburg, PA 17043.
Paul V. Adams
Paul V. Adams, 90, of Mechanicsburg, died Saturday, September 29th at Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle.
He had worked as an Operations Manager for ARCO in Albany, NY. He was a member and was active in Calvary United Methodist Church, Lemoyne where he previously served as President of the Board of Trustees and head of the building fund.
He was born October 12, 1910 in Osterburg, Pennsylvania to the late William and Mary Beth (Berkheimer) Adams.
He is survived bye his wife, Pauline R. Adams; a son, Bradley Paul Adams of Lower Gwynedd; a daughter, Donna A. Mowery of New Cumberland; a brother, Francis R. Adams of Ft. Myers, FL; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30am Wednesday at Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., New Cumberland. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Twp.
Viewing will be from 9:30am Wednesday until time of service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 700 Market Street, Lemoyne, PA 17043
Helen W. Alexander
Helen W. Shatzer Alexander, 90, formerly of Lemoyne, died Wednesday, May 16, 2001.
She was a registered nurse and was a retired employee at the Navy Ships Parts Control Center, Mechanicsburg. She was a member of Evangelical Free Church of Hershey and its Berean Sunday School Class; Polyclinic Hospital Nurses Alumni Association Class of 1931; Perry Historians; was one of the original volunteers and active with Hospice of Central PA; and she enjoyed fishing and spending time in Kennedy Valley, Perry County.
She was born May 26, 1910 in Johnstown, PA to the late James and Gertrude (Smith) Shatzer.
She was the widow of William D. Alexander (1981). She is survived by 5 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Shatzer Jones and Ora Shatzer Leaman.
Funeral services will be held 11am Monday in Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, New Cumberland with Pastor Paul H. Haken officiating. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Twp.
Viewing will be 10-11am at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, PO Box 648, Hershey, PA 17033 or to Hospice of Central PA, PO Box 266, Enola, PA 17025.