Michael W. Rosenberry, Sr., 56 went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 18, 2018; while surrounded by his family. Born on January 30, 1962, in Chambersburg, he was a son of Ann (Breon) Myers and the late Glen I. Rosenberry. Michael was a 1980 graduate of Chambersburg High School and Franklin County Vo-Tech. He married his Junior High sweetheart, Gladys (Miley) Rosenberry on July 11, 1981. Michael was a well-known maintenance technician, most recently employed by Country Inn & Suites. He also spent 9 years of employment with Ventura Foods. Michael enjoyed the maintenance work he performed as well as the friendly interactions he had with the many people he encountered through his jobs. He was a member of the Veterans of Vietnam Wars Post 41 club. He enjoyed socializing with his fellow members and developed many friendships throughout the years. Michael had a passion for gardening and especially enjoyed the months when he could reap the benefits of his freshly harvested vegetables. Michael is survived by his wife of 37 years, Gladys (Miley) Rosenberry; his daughter, Michelle (Rosenberry) Dean and her fiancé Eric Atherton; his son, Michael Rosenberry Jr. and his long-term significant other, Ashley Staley; three grandchildren, Nichole Rosenberry Fickes, Cierra Fickes, Fawn Dean; three sisters, Cheryl, Lisa, and Jayne; and one brother, Douglas. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his sister, Jeannie; and an unborn child. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 1 PM in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Rd., Chambersburg PA, where Rev. Murray Stevens will officiate. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 21 from 6 – 8 PM and one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow the service in Parklawns Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mike’s name to Angel’s for Armed Forces, making checks payable to: Angel Flight NE, Lawrence Municipal Airport, 492 Sutton Street, North Andover, MA 01845 or to Fischer House Foundation, 111 Rockville Pike, Ste. 420 Rockville, MD 20850.
Earl E. Ross, age 76, of St. Thomas, PA, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehab Center. Born July 21, 1941, in Chambersburg, he was a son of the late Lee E. and Madeline Suders Ross. Earl was a member of Salem United Brethren Church and a 30 year member of the Ruritan National Club. He enjoyed tractors, participating in community service, his church, watching NASCAR, wrestling, and he especially cherished time with his grandchildren. Earl is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Janet M. Friese Ross, whom he married July 10, 1968; two children, Michelle Ocker (husband Charles) of Chambersburg, PA and David Stymiest of St. Thomas, PA; a granddaughter, Jessica Cooper; a great-granddaughter, Ansden White; and three siblings, John and Richard Ross of Chambersburg, PA and Edith Hassler of CO. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two grandsons, Andrew Rosenberry and Stephen Ross. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 1 PM in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA, where Rev. Art Page and Rev. Ron Cook will officiate. The family will receive friends on Monday from 7 – 9 PM and one hour prior to the service in the funeral home. Interment will follow the service in Parklawns Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the NOVA Ruritan, 548 N. Allison Street, Greencastle (Nova), PA 17225.
Concetta “Connie” Signorelli Carnicelli, 93, passed away March 15, 2018 at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Born December 31, 1924, Connie was a native of Auburn, New York, the daughter of the late Luciano and Anna DiGiaimo Signorelli. She was valedictorian of her class at Central High School in Auburn and a graduate of SUNY in Albany. She completed her M.A. degree in marketing and economics at the University of Nevada, Reno, and continued her studies at Brigham Young University in Utah. She taught high school and adult education for Lassen County Public Schools in California. After her retirement she continued teaching adult education in Reno, Nevada and Las Vegas, Nevada. Connie is survived by her sister, Lavinia Baruch, of Auburn, her children, Jean Simon (Thomas) of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Margaret Valli of Frederick, Maryland, 7 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law, Emily Signorelli, Sandra Lesch, Rena Alexander, Mary Rita Carnicelli, Rosemarie Cammuso, Clara Picarro, and Violet Jones (Edward), and 30 nieces and nephews and their children and many cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Ralph, brothers, Emilio and Carmen, sister, Gilda, nephews, Nicholas and James Baruch and Thomas Picarro Jr., niece, Joyce Cantrell, sisters-in law, Palmena Romeo, Dora Taylor, and Jennie Carnicelli, brothers-in-law, Vincent, Gino, Raymond, and Matthew Carnicelli, Paul Cammuso, Thomas Picarro, Gerald Lesch, and Daniel Baruch. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Monday, March 19, 2018, at 10:30 AM in Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 320 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA, where the Very Rev. Fr. Luis R. Rodriguez will celebrate. The family will receive friends on Monday, March 19 from 9 – 10 AM in the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA, Mass will follow immediately at 10:30 at the above church. Interment will follow in Columbia Memorial Park, Clarksville, MD. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Muscular Dystrophy Association or the charity of your choice. The family expresses their gratitude for the many years of gentle and professional care Connie received at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and to Heartland Hospice for their wonderful support.
Frank Krisch, 84, of Fayetteville, PA, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Menno Haven. Born March 21, 1933, in Brooklyn, NY, he was a son of the late Anton and Anna Krisch. His wife of 56 years, Roseann Krisch, preceded him in death on August 18, 2012. A U.S. Army Veteran, Frank served honorably during the Korean Conflict. He was employed for 47 years with The Wall Street Journal until his retirement. During his career Frank worked at numerous branch offices across the country including, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Chicopee, MA, and New York City. He was a member of the VFW Post 1599 in Chambersburg. A devoted husband and father, Frank enjoyed spending time with his family. He also enjoyed baseball, playing cards, bowling, and golfing in his retirement. Frank is survived by three children, Deborah Auwarter (husband Rodney) of Woodsboro, MD, Andy Krisch (wife Susan) of Ashton, MD, and Donna Bartlett (husband Doug) of Greensburg, PA; eight grandchildren, Jenna, Jared and Julianne Auwarter, Sophie, Tom and John Krisch, and Kimberly and Bret Bartlett. In addition to his parents and wife, Frank was preceded in death by his brother, John Krisch. A funeral service will be held at 11:30 AM on Saturday, March 24, 2018 in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA. Rev. Fr. Brian Olkowski will officiate. A private interment will be held at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
Sarah B. Rowe, 84, of Fayetteville, PA, passed away Tuesday morning, March 13, 2018 at her home. Born April 22, 1933 in Orrtanna, PA, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Nora McKenrick Brennan. Mrs. Rowe was a graduate of the Gettysburg High School. She was a homemaker most of her life. She was a social member of Burt J. Asper Post 46 American Legion, Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW, and the Marine Corps League, all in Chambersburg. She enjoyed cooking and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Wayne J. Rowe, Sr., whom she married August 12, 1953; her son, Wayne J. Rowe, Jr. and wife Vicki of Fayetteville; two granddaughters, Ami Olden and husband David and Jen Miley and husband Paul; six great-grandchildren; and a brother, John “Jack” Brennan of Orrtanna. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Ann Fiorentini. Services will be private.