Local obituary notices in Harrisburg, PA
5 hrs ago | via Abilene Reflector-Chronicle
Fannie Longenecker McBeth, of Messiah Village, Mechanicsburg, Pa., died Oct. 6, 2016. She was born in Harvey County, Kan., Dec. 22, 1917, to John L. and Rosa Longenecker. Comment?
17 hrs ago | via The Daily News-Record
Ruth Edna Hummel, 84, of Harrisonburg, passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. She was born near Harrisburg, Pa., on Jan. 22, 1932, and was the daughter of the late Clarence Edward and Elsie Alberta Sweigard Hummel. Comment?
Yesterday | via PennLive.com
The strong smell of bleach emanated out of the home where David Henry was killed Saturday night as friends and neighbors helped family members clean up the murder scene. The people spent part of Sunday afternoon wiping up blood, sweeping up glass as they prepared to board up the shattered glass door of the home on the the 500 block of Calder Street where Henry was killed. Comment?
Saturday Oct 8 | via WPMT-TV York
"His life was a shining example of fidelity and cooperation with God's grace in a selfless and dedicated manner," Bishop Ronald Gainer said of Topper, who was a priest of the Diocese of Harrisburg for 80 years. "He has seen and personally experienced so much in his lifetime," the bishop remarked. Comment?
Friday Oct 7 | via The Daily News-Record
Charles "Pat" Lamb, 85, widower of Lois Ann Lamb, of Fort Defiance, died unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, at his residence. He was born March 5, 1931, in Tacoma Park, Md., the son of the late Ernest D. and Pauline Lamb. Comment?
Friday Oct 7 | via Evening Sun
Monsignor Vincent Topper, a Hanover native believed to be the oldest priest in the United States, died Oct. 7 at the age of 104, according to a news release from the Harrisburg diocese. Hanover native, oldest priest in US, dies at 104 Monsignor Vincent Topper, a Hanover native believed to be the oldest priest in the United States, died Oct. 7 at the age of 104, according to a news release from the Harrisburg diocese. Comment?
Saturday Oct 1 | via Evening Sun
Diocese investigations 'historic,' advocates say Advocates who work with clergy abuse victims said Pennsylvania will be first state with all dioceses investigated. Check out this story on eveningsun.com: http://on-ydr.co/2dNB4LJ The Harrisburg diocese, which in the summer had responded to York Daily Record requests for information on specific priests accused of child sexual abuse, now says it will no longer answer questions about the diocese's clergy abuse history. Comment?
Friday Sep 30 | via The Daily Standard
Terry Anne Keiser, age 61, of St. Marys, and formerly of Rockford, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at her residence. She was born January 17, 1955 in Harrisburg, PA to Samuel E. & Mary L. Brandt. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 28 | via The Wilson County News
Found: Cute , friendly male dog, Floresville courthouse area, he obviously belongs to someone as he has a collar but no tags. Call 210-355-2613 to claim him. Comment?
Monday Sep 26 | via The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
Art Wall was stepping up to examine a 30-foot putt on the 15th hole of the Wall-Arnie Palmer vs. Ben Bishop-Toby Lyons exhibition match at Moon Brook Country Club Sunday. Comment?
Monday Sep 26 | via Runner's World
Coach Ed Temple and his runners, including Wilma Rudolph , celebrate a win in the late 1950s. Right: Temple moves a hurdle in the early 1990s, before he retired in 1994. Comment?
Sep 23, 2016 | via Mequon
Ed Temple, legendary TSU, Olympic track coach, dies Legendary Tennessee State and Olympic track coach Ed Temple has died. He was 89. Check out this story on myozaukeenow.com: http://tnne.ws/2d1zvoX Temple, originally from Harrisburg, Pa., served as the women's track and field coach at TSU from 1953 to 1994. Comment?
Sep 15, 2016 | via GantDaily.com
Born Oct. 9, 1927, at Lock Haven Hospital, she was the daughter of the late Clair C. McClure and Mabel McClure. She and her family moved from Orviston, Pa., to West Decatur, when she was an infant, where she spent the remainder of her childhood. Comment?
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