2010-09-02 / Obituaries

Franklin D. DeShong Jr.

Harrisonville, 39

Franklin “Frank” D. DeShong Jr., 39, Harrisonville, died Thursday, August 26, 2010, at Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg.

He was born in Nuremberg, Germany, on February 12, 1971, the son of Franklin D. and Donna R. (Brindle) DeShong Sr. of Mercersburg.

He was last employed at LamTech Chambersburg.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved gardening, farming, cooking, tatoos and spending time with his children.

Also surviving, along with his parents, are his lifelong partner of 20 years, Tammy Miller of Harrisonville; his daughter, Emily D. DeShong of Harrisonville; son Jared B. DeShong, Harrisonville; brother Vincent A. DeShong of Greencastle; sister Heidi Burkett of West Virgina; and sister April N. Pcolinsky of Shippensburg.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Tyler D. DeShong

A memorial service will be held at Harrisonville Holiness Church, Harrisonville, at 4:00 p.m., with one hour of visitation before the service at the church on Thursday, September 2. Pastor Toby Mellott will officiate. Interment will be private and at convenience of the family.

Arrangements were made by the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., Mc- Connellsburg, Pa.

Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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