Louise T. Ross
August 12, 2004
Louise T. Ross, 88, of Camp Hill died Thursday August 12, 2004 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Twp.
She was a retired Administrative Secretary for the Bureau of Corrections, Camp Hill and a graduate of the former Lemoyne High School. She was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Highland Park, Camp Hill. She was born April 30, 1916 in Lemoyne to the late Clarence O. and Grace (Hoover) Thrush and was the widow of Donald A. Ross.
She is survived by a brother Neil Thrush of Mechanicsburg and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 am Friday August 20, 2004 in Parthemore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, New Cumberland with the Rev. Joel D. Petruschke officiating. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Twp. Viewing will be from 10 am until time of service Friday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church at 1610 Carlisle Rd. Camp Hill, PA 17011.
William R. Short
August 20, 2004
William R. “Bill” Short, 23, of Lewisberry, formerly of Naples, FL, died Friday, August 20, 2004 in Harrisburg.
He was a Tire Service Technician for McCarthy Tire Co., Harrisburg. He was born, August 4, 1981 in Zanesville, OH.
He is survived by his wife, Crystal G. Short; a daughter, Alexis Marie; his parents, Melvin and Diana Short of Naples; a sister, Melissa Walker and nephew, Brady of Naples; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Bruce and Sandy Harris of Lewisberry; and sister-in-law, April Snowball of Naples.
Memorial services will be held at a future date in Florida.
Memorial contributions may be made in Bill’s name to Future Fisherman Foundation, 225 Reinekers Lane, Suite 420, Alexandria, VA 22314
George Kenneth Mundorf
August 26, 2004
George K. “Ken” Mundorf, 86, formerly of Highland Park, Camp Hill died Thursday August 26, 2004 in Holy Spirit Hospital, Eat Pennsboro Twp.
He was a retired Signalman for P.R.R., Penn Central, Conrail and Amtrack Railroads; a Sergeant in WWII with the U.S. Marine Corps serving with the 5th Marine Division in Iwo Jima; and an active volunteer with numerous veteran’s organizations including the Lebanon VA Hospital. Mr. Mundorf was a member of the Railroad Retirees Club; Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen, local 106; U.S. Marine Corps League, PLM 748; Military Order of the Purple Heart, where he was Past State Commander; American Legion Post 109, Mechanicsburg; VFW Post 7530, Lower Allen Twp.; Loyal order of Moose, Steelton Lodge 382; the Hershey Italian Club; and a past member of the Veterans Advisory Commission. He was born November 20, 1917 in Penbrook to the late George J. and Clara A. (Mehargue) Mundorf.
He was the widower of Mary E. “Betty” Branyan Mundorf and is survived by 2 sons, Kenneth B. of Elon, NC and Daniel L. of Mechanicsburg; 2 daughters, Diane E. Calhoon of Dunmore and Nancy E. Shumberger of Mechanicsburg; a brother Lester E. of Camp Hill; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren.
Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial with military honors will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Twp. There will be no viewing or visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mr. Mundorf’s late wife’s favorite charitable organization, the American Cancer Society, Capital Region Unit, 3211 N. Front Street, Suite 100 Harrisburg, Pa 17110.
David K. Smith
August 31, 2004
David Kenneth Smith, 55, of New Cumberland, died Tuesday, August 31, 2004 at Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Twp.
He was a Viet Nam Veteran having served in the First Calvary of the U.S. Army. He was an IT Specialist (Data Management) at the Mechanicsburg Navy Depot and a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, New Cumberland. He was born October 24, 1948 in Pittsburgh.
He was predeceased by his father Kenneth L. Smith. He is survived by his wife of three years, Angela M. Lukens Smith; mother, Marcella M. Smith of South Park, PA ; three daughters, Shana L. Smith of New York City, Tiffani M. Stoner and her husband Michael of Enola, and Nitasha N. Stehman of York; four sisters, Eileen Mink and her husband Bob of Bridgeville, PA , Kathy Herdman and her husband Gene of Pittsburgh, Marleen “Mo” Smith of South Park, PA, and Marcy Martinez and her husband David of Medina, OH; and his grandchildren to whom he was known as Pop-Pop, Samantha and Elizabeth Stehman.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11am Friday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, New Cumberland. Burial will be in Duncannon Cemetery. Viewings will be from 6-8pm Thursday with Scripture Services at 7:45pm and 10 to 10:30am Friday at Parthemore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., New Cumberland.
Memorial Contributions may be made in David’s name to Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, CCFA Memorial Gifts, 386 Park Avenue South, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10016-8804 or to American Lung Assn. of Central PA, 3001 Old Gettysburg Rd. Camp Hill, PA 17011 And as David would say: "Go Steelers!"
Kenneth Knight Hartmoyer
September 1, 2004
Kenneth Knight Hartmoyer II, 30, of Lemoyne, died Wednesday, September 1, 2004, at the Pottsville Hospital, Pottsville, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was a CDL driver for Lemoyne Sleeper, Lemoyne; an associate member of American Legion Post 109, Mechanicsburg; he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and camping and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Ken was born August 24, 1974, in Lebanon, PA, to Kenneth K. Hartmoyer of Mechanicsburg and Marsha A. Lewis of Easton, MD.
In addition to his father and mother, he is survived by his wife, Kristyn A. (Bowen) Hartmoyer; his daughter, Kara N. Hartmoyer; a step-mother, Kimberly A. Hartmoyer; a step-father, Mitch Wise; two sisters, Kristina A. Deutsch, Shippensburg, and Kortney A. Hartmoyer, Mechanicsburg; aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 am Wednesday in Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, New Cumberland, with the Rev. Andrew Fitch officiating. Burial will be in Emanuel Cemetery, Fairview Twp. Visitation will be held 6 – 8 pm Tuesday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions to the Kara Hartmoyer trust fund, c/o Members First Federal Credit Union, 5000 Louise Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.
William W. Orr
September 3, 2004
William W. Orr, 88, formerly of Fairview Twp. died Friday September 3, 2004 in the Jewish Home of Greater Harrisburg, Lower Paxton Twp.
He was a retired Security Guard for Kinney Shoe, Shiremanstown; a WWII Army veteran; a former member of Melrose Garden Grace Brethren Church, Harrisburg; a member of American Legion Post 272, Linglestown and DAV Chapter 50. Mr. Orr was born July 29, 1916 in Limestone, PA to the late John and Anna (Plylar) Orr.
He was the widower of Etta F. (Yost) Orr and is survived by 4 daughters, Pat Goforth of Mechanicsburg, Helen M. Fawber of Harrisburg, Bertha Cressler of Wrightsville and Rachael Coakley of Lewisville, TX; a niece Peggy Hagens of Ebensburg; 12 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Graveside services with military honors will be held at 1:30 pm Wednesday September 8, 2004 in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Hanover Twp. There will be no viewing or visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pinnacle Health Hospice, 3705 Elmwood Drive Harrisburg, Pa 17110.
Joseph A. Rende, Sr.
September 11, 2004
Joseph A. Rende, Sr. of New Cumberland died peacefully at his home on Saturday morning, September 11th, 2004.
He was a retired sales Representative from American General Insurance, Harrisburg. He also had retired from Consolidated Freight, Ohio and had worked at Cumberland Bridge, Camp Hill. He was a member of Tri-County Association for the Blind. He was born July 25, 1928 in East Hanover Twp. to the late Ralph and Rose Fure Rende.
He is survived by his wife, Donna C. Leidig Rende; two sons, Joseph A., Jr. of Camp Hill and Terry Lee and his wife Judith of New Cumberland; a daughter, Cindy Rende of Lemoyne; three step daughters, Gayle Walborn and her husband Fran of Tempe, AZ, Rhonda Leidig of Harrisburg, and Kimberley Auman of New Cumberland; a brother, Ralph E. Rende of Camp Hill; five sisters, Evelyn Farner of Mechanicsburg, Amelia Miller of Hershey, Mary Popp of Mechanicsburg, Dorothy Ellis of Carlisle, and Grace Kepp of Oberlin; several nieces and nephews, five grandchildren, and eight great- grandchildren.
Private Mausoleum services will be held at the convenience of the family in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Twp. There will be no viewing or visitation.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are requested to Tri-County Association for the Blind, 1800 North 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102-2200. Parthemore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., New Cumberland has been entrusted with arrangements.