2012-09-13 / Obituaries

Miriam V. Poole Greencastle, 81

Miriam Virginia Bingaman Poole, 81, Greencastle, died Friday morning, September 7, 2012, at Providence Place in Chambersburg.

She was the wife of the late Robert Anthony Poole, who preceded her in death in 1993.

Born December 20, 1930, in Welsh Run, Pa., she was one of 13 children of the late George Andrew and Mary Grace Rice Bingaman.

She owned and operated Poole’s Beauty Salon in Greencastle until passing the business to her daughter in 1977.

She was a member of Cedar Grove Mennonite Church in Greencastle. She enjoyed playing games, especially dominoes.

Surviving are her children: Robert L. Poole and wife Ruth, Greencastle, and Beverly K. Poole Coyle and husband William, Cascade; grandchildren: Billy Coyle and wife Rachel, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; Robert Poole, Greencastle; Brittany Sprecher and husband Jeff, Waynesboro; Bailey Poole, Greencastle; and Bethany Coyle, Cascade; her greatgrandson, Ryder Coyle; her siblings: Thelma G. Starliper, Mercersburg; Elizabeth M. Sharon, George R. Bingaman and Doris E. Barnhart, all of Chambersburg; Raymond E. Bingaman of Delra, W. Va.; Janet L. Helman, Chambersburg; Leonard E. Bingaman, Hustontown; and Maxine C. Walker, Chambersburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by siblings: Cora I. Mills, Paul E. and Charles V. Bingaman, and Helen L. Myers.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, September 12, at Cedar Grove Mennonite Church, Greencastle. Rev. Stephen P. Fretz officiated. Interment was in the churchyard.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

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