Carroll Lee Morrow
May 26, 2006
Carroll Lee Morrow, 62, of Silver Spring Twp. died Friday May 26, 2006 in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Twp.
She was a sales manager for various businesses over the years and won numerous awards for her sales and management skills. She was a graduate of John Harris High School, Harrisburg and attended Penn State, majoring in Business Management. She was a member of Christian Live Assembly, Camp Hill, enjoyed reading, gardening, and collecting mice, and was recently saddened by the passing of her beloved cat, Trouble.
Carroll was born July 13, 1943 in Harrisburg to the late Jack Morrow and Charlotte (Benninghove) Morrow-Yochum and was formerly married to Keith A. Diehl and F. Eugene Murphy, Jr.
She is survived by 2 daughters, Donna C. Frey and Christine L. Diehl; a son Terry L. Diehl; 2 step-daughters, Deborah A. MacNeill and Patricia MacNeill Drier; a sister Arletta Imboden; 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother Jack C. Morrow, II and her step father William D. Yochum.
Graveside services will be held at noon on Saturday June 3, 2006 in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Fairview Twp.
The family requests that no flowers be sent. In lieu of flowers, they ask that you make a loving bequest in Carroll’s name to one of the following worthy charities: either the A.S.P.C.A or the American Cancer Society.
Agnes D. Slovak
November 13, 2003
Agnes D. Slovak, 81, of New Cumberland, died Thursday, November 13, 2003, at Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Twp.
She was a retired chef at Veterans of Foreign Wars, Fox-Eichelberger Post 7415, New Cumberland; a member of Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, Chapter 50, Mechanicsburg; and the Veterans of Foreign Wars officially recognized her in 2003 for her service to her country and to the V.F.W. organization. She was a Catholic. Mrs. Slovak was born 17 June 1922 in Lansford, Carbon County, PA, to the late Joseph and Agnes (Matula) Valky.
She was the widow of William Slovak. Nieces and nephews survive her.
Graveside services will be held 10 am Monday at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Hanover Twp.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions to the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 50, 4219 Trindle Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011
Ruby Miller Romano
May 31, 2006
Ruby Miller Romano, of Homeland Center, Harrisburg, PA died in Holy Spirit Hospital on May 31, 2006. She was 92 years of age. Surviving Ruby are: James, her husband of 65 years; a daughter, Mary M. Carson and her husband Donald E., of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; grandsons Benjamin J Carson and James E. Carson, also of Edmonton; a brother, Kermit Miller of Albright, WV; a sister-in-law, Louise Miller of Mobile, AL and Kingwood, WV; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ruby was educated in the public school system of West Virginia and Fairmont (WV) Business College. Though she had careers in clerical and administrative positions with the West Virginia public school system at county and state levels, her true calling was that of caregiver and homemaker.
Remember Ruby as one who loved beauty – painting, crafts, music, and especially flowers. She saw beauty wherever she was and whatever she was doing, whether it be decorating her home, working with her flowers and shrubs, or visiting well-maintained resorts and preserves. But most significantly, she saw beauty in her fellow human beings, no matter what color, creed, condition or age. Truly, she walked in beauty all her long life. Remember Ruby that way.
Ruby was involved in the establishment of the Auxiliary to the Harrisburg Chapter, Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers in 1957-58; she remained active in the Auxiliary from its formation. Similarly, she retained her interest in painting and various garden clubs in the area.
Memorial services will be held 3 PM Tuesday in Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, New Cumberland. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Hanover Twp. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions to Auxiliary to the Harrisburg Chapter, Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship Fund, c/o Memorial Scholarship Fund, Mrs. Daniel Flint, Treasurer, 64 Little Run Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011.
Charles A. Riddle
June 2, 2006
Charles A. Riddle, 90, of Camp Hill, and formerly of New Cumberland and Lemoyne, died Friday, June 02, 2006, at home surrounded by his loving family.
He was a retired employee of the U. S. Postal Service, Harrisburg Office; a 1934 graduate of the former New Cumberland High School and a graduate of the former Central Penn Business School when it was located in Harrisburg; a WWII Army Air Corps Veteran serving as a fire chief and a veteran of the PA Air National Guard serving during the Korean War; a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, New Cumberland; a life member of the New Cumberland Fire Dept. and Citizen’s Fire Company #1 of Lemoyne; 60 year continuous member of the American Legion, post 109, Mechanicsburg; past adjutant of American Legion Post 143, New Cumberland; 60 year member of the V.F.W. Post 7530, Lower Allen Twp. formerly active in Lemoyne Youth Baseball coaching; enjoyed watching the annual Army Navy Football Game and most importantly, Charles dearly loved spending time and sharing activities with his grandsons.
Mr. Riddle was born April 8, 1916, in Steelton, the son of the late Charles L. and Mabel R. (Roden) Riddle. He was the widow of Esther E. (Crall) Riddle. Surviving are a son, Charles D. Riddle of Camp Hill; two sisters, Genevieve M. Weiss of McMurray and Mildred R. Pike of Mechanicsburg; two grandsons, Travis D. Riddle and Lee C. Riddle both of Shiremanstown.
Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Twp.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse Assn. Hospice, 3315 Derry St, Harrisburg, PA 17111.
Arrangements are under the direction of Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, New Cumberland.
Sandra Katherine Dials Smith
June 2, 2006
Sandra Katherine Dials Smith, 59, of New Cumberland, passed away Friday, June 2, 2006 at her home.
She was a GS-9, SigSecSpclst, USASA. She was a member of West Shore DAV Auxiliary. She was born December 2, 1946 in New Freedom, PA to the late William Crawford and Helen Margurite (Vitruls) Dials.
She is survived by her husband, James Awana Smith, III; a son, James A. IV and his wife Erin; two brothers, William C. Dials, II and Howard M. Dials of Griffin, GA; four sisters, Andria M. Hinton of Zebulon, GA, Kim Phillips of Cloverdale, IN, Melissa Dials of Dothan, AL, and Hanna Dials of Savannah, GA; and two grandsons, Blake Jacoby and James A., V both of New Cumberland.
Viewing will be from 6-8pm Wednesday at Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., New Cumberland. A service of reflection and sharing memories will be held at 10am Thursday at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Hoanover Twp.
Memorial Contributions may be made to West Shore Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, 4219 Trindle Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011 or to American Cancer Society, Capital Region Unit, 3211 N. Front Street, Suite 100. Harrisburg, Pa 17110 or to The Nature Conservancy, Attn: Treasury (Web/Support), 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203, USA
Catherine E. Fasnacht
June 3, 2006
Catherine E. Fasnacht, 86, of Camp Hill, died Saturday, June 03, 2006 at Manor Care, Camp Hill.
She was a retired Customer Service Representative from the former Berg Electronics, New Cumberland. She was born August 2, 1919 in Lebanon. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elwood J. Fasnacht and a son William B. Fasnacht.
She is survived by a son, Peter E. Fasnacht, Sr. of Mechanicsburg and his wife, Linda J. Leicht; a sister, Ruth Barry of Palm Coast, FL; and a grandson, Peter E. Fasnacht, Jr. of Mechanicsburg.
Catherine requested private services.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Capital Region Unit 3211 N. Front Street, Suite 100, Harrisburg, Pa 17110.
Gertrude L. Brown
June 11, 2006
Gertrude L. Brown, 100, of Mechanicsburg, and formerly of New Cumberland, passed away June 11, 2006, at Manor Care, Carlisle.
She was formerly an employee of Carlisle Gas & Water and PP&L, Carlisle office; a graduate of the Carlisle Commercial College; a member of the 29th Street United Methodist Church in Harrisburg.
Mrs. Brown was born January 14th, 1906 in Greason, Cumberland County, the daughter of the late Purl I. and Nellie B. (Cooper) Bitner. She was the widow of Winslow R. Brown, whom she truly missed and was the love of her life.
Surviving are her son and his wife, Winslow R., II and Caroline J. Brown of Mechanicsburg; a daughter and her husband, Lois B. and William E. Lee of Carlisle; a brother Galen Bitner of York and a sister Louise Garrett of San Diego; 4 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, New Cumberland with Rev. H. Raymond Brooks officiating. Viewing will be held Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Funeral Home.