2013-05-23 / Obituaries

Pauline E. Strite Fort Littleton, 78

Pauline Elizabeth “Sis” Strite, 78, Fort Littleton, and more recently of Manor- Care Nursing Home, Chambersburg, died at 5:35 a.m., Friday, May 17, 2013, at Manor- Care surrounded by her family.

Born September 22, 1934, in Willow Hill, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry and Mary (Neil) Hampton. She was married to Orville B. Strite Sr. on March 21, 1953. He preceded her in death on December 13, 1992.

She is survived by seven children: Karen Byers (Gary), St. Thomas; Wilma Brown (Steve), Burnt Cabins; Paul Strite ( Janet Wyman), Hanover, Pa.; Violet Summers (Wayne), Mercersburg; Denise Angle (Jeffery), Chambersburg; Ada Price (Randy), Shade Gap; and Orville Strite Jr. (Teresa), Greencastle; 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; three brothers and two sisters: Robert Hampton, State College; Norman Hampton, Chambersburg; Dorothy Wise, Willow Hill, Pa.; Carl Hampton, Fayetteville; and Barbara Appleby, Willow Hill, Pa.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jeryl (Jerry) Strite; a daughter, Crystal Strite; a granddaughter, Maggie Brown; and three brothers and a sister: Harry Hampton Jr., Arthur Hampton, George Hampton, and Josephine Hampton.

She was a member of Shady Pine Mennonite Church, Willow Hill, Pa.

Mainly a homemaker, she was active at babysitting. In earlier years, she did home party sales, and worked at Stanley Co. and the former Leader Nursing Home in Chambersburg.

A fantastic cook, she was well known for her love of singing and for spreading her kindness and sweet spirit to all those around her.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, May 20, 2013, at the Shady Pine Mennonite Church, Willow Hill. Pastor Marlin “Butch” Neil officiated. Interment was at Upper Path Valley Cemetery, Dry Run, Pa.

M. R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown, was in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences and further information is available at funeralfinder.com.

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