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Bertha May Umbrell

May 3, 1937 – October 26, 2017

Bertha Umbrell
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Obituary for Bertha May Umbrell

Bertha May Umbrell, 80, of Chambersburg, PA passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017. Born May 3, 1937, in Chambersburg, PA, she was a daughter of the late Ray and Bertha Gsell Schuchman.

Mrs. Umbrell was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Chambersburg, where she attended since she was a young child. She spent time in the 1970’s volunteering in the Bible Release program. She was a school crossing guard and managed a pizza shop. She also worked for her son at the former Hancock TV. She was a caretaker for her parents and an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

She is survived by her children, Debra Kay Umbrell-Tressler (James) and Brian Lee Umbrell, of Chambersburg; sister Martha Umbrell; brothers Albert Schuchman and William Schuchman (Ollie), and sisters-in-law, Mary Ann Schuchman and Dort Schuchman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Percy B. Umbrell, on April 18, 1969, whom she married in 1954; and brothers George, Robert, Charles, and Clarence Schuchman, and brother-in-law, Jonathan Umbrell.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM Tuesday, October 31, 2017, in the Chapel of the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA. Rev. Jane Nicholson will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Norland Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Camp Joy El, 3741 Joy-El Drive, Greencastle, PA 17225.


When Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
333 Falling Spring Rd.
Chambersburg, PA
Location Information
Just off I-81, exit 16, 1/4 East of I-81 on Rt. 30; turn on Falling Spring Rd.; funeral home is on the left after 1/4 Miles.

Service Information

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 2:30pm
Rev. Jane Nicholson
Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
333 Falling Spring Road
Chambersburg, PA

Interment Information

Norland Cemetery
2295 Philadelphia Ave
Chambersburg, PA