2011-10-20 / Obituaries

Elsie K. Reamer

Pleasant Hall, 87

Elsie K. Reamer, 87, Pleasant Hall, died Monday, October 17, 2011, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born May 3, 1924, in Franklin County, she was a daughter of the late Charles E. and Ruth Varner Runshaw.

She was employed in the accounting department at the former H.J. Heinz Co. in Chambersburg, retiring after 30 years of service.

She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Orrstown.

Her hobbies included playing the organ, reading, crocheting and knitting.

Her beloved husband, H. Russell Reamer, whom she married December 4, 1943, preceded her in death January 13, 2005.

She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Tinker, and husband Jeffrey, Hustontown; two grandchildren: John W. “Wes” Tinker and wife Laura, Smithfield, Pa., and Barbara K. Mellott and husband Shain of Harrisonville; three great-grandchildren: Sarah Tinker, Samuel Tinker and Wyatt Mellott; and her brother, Glenn Runshaw.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m, Friday, October 21, in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. Rev. Kathleen G. Coleman will officiate. Interment will follow in Parklawns Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 3442 Orrstown Road, Orrstown, PA 17244.

Condolences and memories may be shared on her Book of Memories page at www.geiselfuneralhome.com.

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