2010-10-14 / Obituaries

Hilda M. Merchant

Chambersburg, 87

Hilda M. Merchant, 87, Chambersburg, died Sunday, October 10, 2010, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehab Center.

She was born May 30, 1923, in Mercersburg, Pa., the daughters of the late Luther and Ethel (Mentzer) Bain.

For many years, she made Leisure Living Retirement Home in Fort Littleton her residence. She loved to sew and craft, and she was of Methodist faith.

She is survived by two sons: Mike Merchant and Kathy of Berkeley Springs; Ronnie Merchant of Hagerstown; and two daughters: Ethelene Dawson and Mark of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Laura and Kurt Hutzler of Hedgesville, W.Va.; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren; also one sister, Madeline Hampton of Mercersburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther G. and Ethel Bain; one grandson, Shawn Keller; one brother, Guy Bain, and two sisters: Letha Overcash and Mildred Barnes.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in Mc- Connellsburg. Interment was at Union Cemetery.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Homes, 322 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome. com.

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