2010-03-11 / Obituaries

R. Jean Deavor

Fayetteville, 82

R. Jean Deavor, 82, a guest at The Village of Laurel Run, Fayetteville, Pa., died Friday, March 5, 2010, in the nursing home.

Born June 1, 1927, in Hamilton Township, she was a daughter of the late Jacob L. and Elsie M. Stoner Atherton.

She attended the former Williamson School. She worked at the former Stanley Co., the Chambersburg Laundry, and at Park Avenue Pharmacy in Chambersburg.

She was a member of Zion Reformed United Church of Christ in Chambersburg. She liked to work word puzzles and was an avid Baltimore Orioles fan.

She was a life member of Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Burt J. Asper Post 46 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Hume-McNeil- Byers Post 224 AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary, and was a social member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees #1063.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Earl L. Deavor, whom she married July 26, 1947. She is also survived by three daughters: Barbara Funk Smith of Fort Mill, S.C.; Vickie L. Bouder and husband Charles of Waynesboro and Stacie A. Rowland and husband Barry of Shippensburg; a sister, Vesta Fox of Chambersburg; two granddaughters: Kimberly Funk Orlando and husband Michael A. of Austin, Texas, and Kelly Bouder of Waynesboro; two grandsons: Joshua Rowland and wife Kari of Chambersburg, and Bryan Rowland, currently stationed with the U.S. Air Force in Guam; a great-granddaughter, Chelsea Orlando and a greatgrandson, Michael J. Orlando, both of Austin; and a number of nieces and nephews

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Alice Osbaugh; brothers: Donald Atherton and Robert Atherton; and a great-granddaughter, Addisyn Rowland.

Memorial services were held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, 2010, in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. Rev. Jeffrey Diller officiated. Interment was in Parklawns Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, 259 South Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to The Village of Laurel Run, 6375 Chambersburg Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222.

Condolences may be expressed at www.geiselfuneralhome.com.

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