2010-03-25 / Obituaries

Patricia E. Himes

Chambersburg, 60

Patricia E. Himes, 60, Chambersburg, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at Chambersburg Hospital.

She was born August 8, 1949, in McConnellsburg, to Matthew and Ruth (Burger) Pittman. She was married to Gary Himes on August 23, 1991.

She was an EMT for more than 30 years and an EMT instructor in the area for many years. She worked for West Shore Emergency Medical Services for the past 11 years. She served as a volunteer at Franklin Fire Company for more than 30 years and was a member of the Loyal Order Women of the Moose Chapter 1128.

She is survived by her husband, Gary Himes of Chambersburg, her stepfather who raised her, John Batdorff of Chambersburg, and her three children: Christine (companion Jamie Spoonhour) Sweeney of Chambersburg; Randy (husband of Dee) Himes of Orrstown; and Steven (companion Meredith Cashdollar) Himes of Chambersburg; two granddaughters: Paige and Delaney Himes of Orrstown; and a brother, Wayne Pittman of Lebanon, Pa.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 27, 2010 at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home Ltd., Chambersburg, with the Pastor Betty Secrest officiating. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday. Interment will be held at Parklawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Franklin Fire Company, 158 West King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201. Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 725 Norland Ave, Chambersburg, Pa., will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhomes. com.

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