2010-07-22 / Obituaries

E. Foster Schooley

Warfordsburg, 75

E. Foster Schooley, 75, of Pennknoll Village, formerly of Warfordsburg, died Friday, July 16, 2010, with his family at his side.

He was born October 21, 1934, in Harrisonville, a son of the late Vernon Schooley and Bertha (Hanks) Schooley.

On June 18, 1961, at the Jerusalem Christian Church in Warfordsburg, he married W. Mae (McKee) Schooley, who survives along with their children: Amelia Schooley, of Everett; Earl F. Schooley Jr., and wife Michele (Lochner) Schooley, of Harrisburg; Perry Schooley and wife Tiffany (Mellott) Schooley of Warfordsburg; four grandchildren: Isaac, Katelin, Wesley and Isaiah; and two brothers: Allen Schooley and wife Jean of Bedford; and Leroy Schooley of Cumberland.

He was preceded in death by an infant granddaughter, Jenna Michele Schooley; an infant sister, Martha A. Schooley; and a sister, Marvalene Schooley.

He was a member of Faith Assembly of God Church and previously served on the board of directors for the Church of God in Lebanon, Pa., and Frederick.

He was a graduate of Mc- Connellsburg High School, Class of 1954, and Shippensburg State Teachers College, Class of 1959. He first worked as a teacher at Southern Fulton High School, where he was founder of the schools first library, and later taught at Lebanon High School.

For nearly 10 years, he was a teacher at Everett Christian Academy and then taught classes at Abbie Business Institute in Frederick.

He then worked for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Rockville, Md., the Department of Energy in Germantown, Md., DESCOM at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, and retired from his work with Naval Medical Logistics at Fort Detrick in March of 2000.

He received many awards for his honorable work and several outstanding teacher awards. He was a gentleman who was caring, quiet and humble, with a great sense of humor, whose words were worth listening to, and will be greatly missed for his kind ways.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 21, 2010. at 11:00 a.m. at Jerusalem Christian Church in Warfordsburg. Rev. Delmas Bard officiated. Burial was at Jerusalem Christian Cemetery.

Dalla Valle Funeral Service, Everett, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Assembly of God, 3297 Rice Road, Warfordsburg, PA 17267.

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