Loretta M. Chaney, 80, of Chambersburg, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Born June 24, 1938 in Baltimore, MD, she was a daughter of the late Herbert C. and Mildred Russell Morrow. Loretta was a graduate of Milford Mill High School in Baltimore County. She was employed as an office manager at Boyle Buick for 15 years until her retirement. She enjoyed crafting and spending time with her family. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Kenneth L. Chaney, whom she married on February 26, 1960; two children, Sharon Neal (husband Bruce) of Bel Air, MD, Craig S. Chaney (wife Melissa) of Jarrettsville, MD; five grandchildren, Michael Neal of Bel Air, MD and Abigail, Cara, Julianna and Ryan Chaney, all of Jarrettsville, MD; and her sister Elizabeth “Bette” Weiner of Arkansas. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two siblings, Herbert C. Morrow, Jr., and Jane Miller. A viewing will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter, 5051 Letterkenny Road West, Chambersburg, PA 17201.
Harold V. Burkholder, 85 of Chambersburg, PA, passed peacefully on Saturday evening, March 16, 2019. Born March 11, 1934 in Marion, PA, he was a son of the late Mildred M. Burkholder and was raised by Ralph and Julia Burkholder in Fayetteville, PA. He worked as an international representative with the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU) prior to his retirement in 1995. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Chambersburg, as well as a life member at the Chambersburg Rod and Gun Club. He was also a member of the Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW, the Marine Corps League, the Burt J. Asper Post 46 American Legion; and held membership in the George Washington Lodge #143 F&AM and the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #842, all in Chambersburg. His wife, Darlene J. Glass Burkholder, whom he married on June 29, 1974, preceded him in death on March 24, 2012. Harold is survived by a son, William Burkholder, five daughters, Angela Lightner, Pamela Leedy and husband Alan, Patricia Albert, Gail Peters and husband Douglas, and Hazel Brown and husband Michael; twelve grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and seven great-great grandchildren. In addition to his mother and wife, his children Ralph Burkholder and Robin Auckey preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 21, 2019 in the Chapel of the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA where Rev. Catherine Boileau will officiate. A Masonic service, conducted by members of George Washington Lodge #143 F&AM will immediately precede the funeral service. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until the Masonic service begins Thursday at the funeral home. Following the funeral service, interment with military honors conducted by members of the Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW Honor Guard will be at Parklawns Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 4250 Crums Mill Road, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17112, or to the American Cancer Society, 1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.
Mary Joann Marshall, 87, of Chambersburg, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at her home. Born March 10, 1932 in East Liberty, OH, she was the daughter of the late Gerald and Mary Horn Delong. Her beloved husband, Thomas O. Marshall, Jr., preceded her in death on January 15, 2019. A 1950 graduate of East Liberty High School, she also attended Shippensburg University. She was employed at Letterkenny Army Depot for 15 years in the procurement department. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star for over 60 years. She was also a member of the VFW Post 1599 Ladies Auxiliary and BPO Elks Lodge 600 Ladies Auxiliary. Mary enjoyed sewing, golfing, traveling, bowling, and cooking and baking for her family. She is survived by three children, Thomas O. Marshall III of Shippensburg, PA, Cynthia M. Orr of Chambersburg, PA, and Blair K. Marshall (wife Diane) of Upper Black Eddy, PA; three grandchildren, Matthew Marshall, Alexandra Orr, and Noah Marshall; a great-grandchild; and her brother, James DeLong (wife Maralyn) of Bellefontaine, OH. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 431 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201. Rev. Dr. Aaron Smith will officiate. Interment will follow the service in Parklawns Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00 – 6:00 PM in the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church.
James “Jim” Montoy, 55, of Greencastle, PA, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Chambersburg. Born June 22, 1963 at Fort Eustis, VA, he was a son of Norman Montoy of Waynesboro, PA and the late Betty J. Chimileski Montoy. Jim was a 1981 graduate of the Waynesboro Area Senior High School and served with the US Army following graduation. He was employed as a machinist at Letterkenny Army Depot. Jim was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed archery, hunting, gardening, and fishing, especially Striper fishing. He had a great love for animals and enjoyed watching the NatGeo Channel. He was fluent in both English and German. He loved riding his motorcycle and had participated in many veteran benefit rides throughout the years. In addition to his father, he is survived by his daughter, Melinda Pfister (Markus) of Germany; two grandchildren, Fiona and Isabella; four siblings, Tony Montoy (Norma) of Waynesboro, Leon Montoy (companion Elineen) of Dover, DE, Norma “Sis” Bard (Dan) of Frederick, MD, and Norman “Bud” Montoy (companion Chris) of Charlotte Hall, MD; his companion, Joanne O’Brien-Kaighn and her daughter Kristi Kaighn; his pets Miss Feather and Mr. Dusty; and numerous friends locally and in Germany. A memorial gathering to celebrate Jim’s life will be held at from Noon-2:00 PM Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Waynesboro Fish and Game Association, 10205 Fish and Game Road, Waynesboro, PA.
Regina M. Thomas, age 88, of Fayetteville, PA, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Menno Haven. Born December 25, 1930, in Chambersburg, PA, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Mary Peters Fogal. Mrs. Thomas was a 1949 graduate of the former Chambersburg High School. She was a homemaker most of her adult life, caring for her family. She enjoyed reading, sewing, needle point, spending time with family, including Sunday Dinner plans with family and meeting her brothers for lunch on a monthly basis. Surviving is her son, Steven C. Thomas (wife Debra) of Fayetteville, PA; grandchildren, Kara Shipp (husband Ryan) of Chambersburg, PA and Evan Thomas (Darah Wolf) of Chambersburg, PA; and five brothers, Ben of Chambersburg, PA, John (wife Gloria) of York, PA, Joe of Chambersburg, PA, Earl (wife Cindy Lee) of Chambersburg, PA, and Bob Fogal (wife Louise) of Chambersburg, PA. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Orville W. Thomas in 2004 and a daughter, Cathy Thomas In 1974. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, March 15, 2019, at 11 AM at St Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, 395 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, PA, where Rev. Fr. Kyle Sahd will officiate. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 14 from 6 – 8 PM at the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA; the Rosary will be recited at 7:30 PM. Interment will follow the Mass in Corpus Christi Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society, 112 Sipe Ave, Hummelstown, PA 17036.