Edna K. McKee, 94, a resident of The Village of Laurel Run and formerly of Chambersburg and Fayetteville, passed away Saturday evening, November 18, 2017, at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born October 12, 1923 in Fayetteville, she was a daughter of the late Sargie, Sr. and Margaret Patterson Baughman. Mrs. McKee had been employed for many years at the former Tracy Fashions in Chambersburg. She attended The Open Door Church and was a member of the Jolly 60’s. She enjoyed traveling, quilting, and Sudoku. Her husband, George M. McKee, Sr., whom she married March 1, 1941, preceded her in death on August 30, 1995. She is survived by her daughter, Judy Cordell (Richard) of Fayetteville, George McKee, Jr. (Nancy) of Waynesboro, Carl McKee (Ruth) of Fayetteville, and Kirk McKee (Pei Pei Chien) of Middletown, MD; five grandchildren, Richard Cordell (Juanita), Todd McKee, Jill Story (Mark), James Davis-Cordell (Sheri), and Fiona Chien McKee; and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by four sisters, Jane Small, Miriam Ryder, Helen Shoop, and Patricia Moore, all of Chambersburg; and her brother, Eugene Baughman of Fayetteville. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Wilbur Baughman, Chester Baughman, and Sargie “June” Baughman, Jr. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, November 22, 2017, in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA. Rev. Mike Sanders will officiate. Interment will follow at Parklawns Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Tuesday and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Joy-El Ministries, 3741 Joy-El Drive, Greencastle, PA 17225, The Open Door Church Fellowship Hall Fund, 600 Miller Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Francis X. Huss, age 97, of Fayetteville, PA, passed away at his home on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Born August 20, 1920, in Holidaysburg, PA, he was the son of the late Francis X. and Ella C. Forney Huss. A WWII veteran, Mr. Huss served honorably in the U.S. Army Air Corps, serving in the China-Burma-India Theatre. He continued his service, working at Letterkenny Army Depot at DESCOM as a Maintenance Management Specialist, retiring in 1981. He was a member of the American Legion and the Rock and Mineral Club. He operated the Caledonia Lapidary out of his home. Surviving are two children, Charles E. Williams (wife Shirley) of Orrtanna, PA and Samuel A. Williams (wife Norma) of Chambersburg, PA; seven grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; and a sister, Dorothy P. Holtzinger of McKee, PA. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six siblings. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 24, 2017, at 10 AM in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA, where Rev. Ray Seilhamer will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home. Interment will follow the service in Lincoln Cemetery, where military honors will be rendered by members of the Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 Honor Guard.
Nancy Jane Zeis, 73, of Orrstown, PA, passed away Friday morning, November 17, 2017 at Shippensburg Healthcare Center. Born November 29, 1943 in Chambersburg, she was a daughter of the late George E. and Eliza Catherine Ketzel Zeis. She is survived by her siblings, John Zeis, Verna Youse, George Zeis (Evelyn), all of Mercersburg, Ruth Hamilton (John) of Shippensburg, Helen Sipes, Chambersburg, Howard Zeis of Mercersburg, Daniel Zeis (Judy) of Chambersburg, Roy Zeis (Margaret) of Mercersburg, and Esther Graham (Glenn) of Shippensburg. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM Tuesday, November 21, 2017 the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA. . Interment will follow at Parklawns Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Waneta May “Neta” Geiman, 100, formerly of Chambersburg, passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017, at the home of her daughter, Vickie Lee Wenger. Born September 30, 1917, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Reverend Albert S. and Esther M. (Carmack) McCans. A card shower was held for her on her 100th birthday where all the names of the people who sent cards were read to her. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Chambersburg, where she was a member of the Alda Bowers Sunday School Class for 60 years. She was a former member of the St. Thomas Sportsman’s Club and a dedicated Baltimore Orioles Fan. A homemaker, Mrs. Geiman also worked at the Stanley Co. for 20 years and the former H. J. Heinz Co., both in Chambersburg. A loving and devoted mother and grandma, she will be missed by her son Gary Geiman and wife Brenda (Klutas) of St. Thomas and her daughter, Vickie Lee Wenger and husband Ronald of Chambersburg. She truly enjoyed her six grandchildren, Trena Rae (Geiman) Durff of Shippesnburg, Gena Rae (Geiman) Stouffer and husband Andrew of Chambersburg, Angel Marie Adkins of Shippensburg, Christian Wenger and wife Jenn (Short) of Chambersburg, Heather Gates and husband Denny of Waynesboro, Ashley Wenger of Chambersburg,. She had six great-grandchildren, Grant, Halie, Courtney, Brionna, Jaiden and Wyatt. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA. Rev. Dr. Dianne Salter will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment at Norland Cemetery will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alda Bowers Sunday School Class at First United Methodist Church, 225 S. Second St., Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to SpiriTrust Lutheran Homecare & Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202.
Jannice Marie Call, 62, of Chambersburg, passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017 at ManorCare. Born July 25, 1955 in Oshawa Canada, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Ernest and Georgina May Mitchell Gauthier. Jannice was employed most recently at Grove Manufacturing for 13 years and previously at Jamison Door Company in Hagerstown, MD She is survived by three children, Deanna Shea of Waynesboro, Derrick Call of Lawton, OK, and Cassandra Kaetzel of Chambersburg; three grandchildren, Peyton Kaetzel, Kendall Kaetzel, and Kiera Wade; and five siblings, Marilyn Brown, Marianne Donovan, Theresa Gauthier, Richard McCoy, and Jeannette Tibbs and husband Harvey. A memorial visitation will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 PM on Friday, November 24, 2017, at the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA 17202. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Franklin Fulton Unit, 924 N. Colonial Ave., York, PA 17403.