2009-02-12 / Obituaries

Mary L. Whitney

Chambersburg, 88

Mary L. Whitney, 88, formerly of Chambersburg, died Monday, February 9, 2009, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehab Center.

Born June 1, 1920, in Blairs Valley, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Ruth Hastings Eichelberger.

Her husband, Robert E. Whitney, died July 26, 1990.

She was a homemaker.

She was a former member of Park Avenue United Methodist Church.

Surviving are four children: Lavonna L. McCarl and Robert J. Whitney, both of Chambersburg; Richard A. Whitney, Orlando, Fla., and Lisa L. Whitney, Fort Littleton; a sister, Ruth Crist, Covington, Ky.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and five brothers.

Funeral services will be held Friday, February 13, at 10:00 a.m., at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. Rev. Peter Emig will officiate. Burial will follow in Norland Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeal home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Falling Spring Nursing and Rehab Center, 201 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

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