2013-02-28 / Obituaries

Jessie P. Pensinger Hays Chambersburg, 91

Jessie P. Pensinger Hays, 91, a resident of Falling Spring Nursing & Rehabilitation, Chambersburg, died Saturday, February 23, 2013.

She was born on July 15, 1921, in Todd Township, Fulton Co., a daughter of the late William L. and Ruth Knable Kuhn.

She had been employed at the former Stanley Co., Chambersburg, and then went to work for Highmark, Mechanicsburg, where she retired from in 1985.

She was a member of the Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post #223 Ladies Auxiliary and liked to hunt for bargains at yard sales and thrift stores.

She is survived by two sons: Allen R. “Red” (Alberta) Pensinger of Shippensburg, and Thomas A. Pensinger Sr. of Texas; two grandchildren: Charles N. Pensinger of Shippensburg and Thomas A. Pensinger Jr. of Virginia; two greatgrandchildren: Allen Joseph Pensinger and Sarah Pensinger; three sisters: Margaret Racilla, Martha Kuhn and Charlotte Goetz; three brothers: William, Blair, and Denver Kuhn; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Sgt. Harry Richard Pensinger, who was killed in action in 1944 while fighting in the European Theatre, during World War II; her second husband, Charles E. Hays, also a World War II vet- eran; and several siblings.

Graveside funeral services were held at 1 p. m., Thursday, February 28, 2013, at Ft. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Rev. Reuben C. Coldsmith officiated.

Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Inc., Shippensburg, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contribution to a favorite charity of one’s choice.

Online condolences at www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.

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