2009-01-22 / Obituaries

Linn E. Bradley

Mercersburg, 80

Linn E. "Slim" Bradley, 80, Mercersburg, died at 11:35 a.m., January 16, 2009, in ManorCare Health Services, Chambersburg. He had suffered a stroke in September 2008.

Born May 8, 1928, in Mercersburg, he was a son of the late John and Eda Metcalfe Bradley.

As a young man he did construction work and worked on area farms and orchids. He retired from Mercersburg Academy following 17 years of service.

He was a member of the VFW Post 6241 and Loyal Order of Moose 1790, both of Mercersburg, and American Legion Post 561 and the VFW, both of Mc- Connellsburg.

He enjoyed the outdoors, gardening and working on his tractors.

Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Isabella C. Hartman Bradley; a daughter, Sondi L. (companion of Pete Heinbaugh) Mc- Carty and a son, Roddy L. Bradley, both of Mercersburg; a sister, Margaret Helman, and a nephew, Michael Helman, both of Mercersburg.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 20, in Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg. Rev. Richard L. Bernhard officiated. Burial was made in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 417A Phoenix Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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