2013-11-14 / Obituaries

Carrie E. Hughes Chambersburg, 86

Carrie E. Hughes, 86, Chambersburg, died Sunday morning, November 10, 2013, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center where she resided since Friday afternoon.

Born July 16, 1927, in Shippensburg, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Catherine Williams Fisher.

She retired from Let- terkenny Army Depot.

She was an active member of Scotland United Methodist Church where she sang with the choir for many years and served on numerous committees. She was a member of the United Methodist Women and served on its district and conference committees for eight years. She was a member of Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Auxiliary, Quincy United Methodist Home Auxiliary, Neighborhood Center Auxiliary in Harrisburg, and had volunteered with Meals on Wheels in Chambersburg. Her hobbies included reading, traveling, word search puzzles, collecting owls and spending time with her family.

Her husband, Theodore E. Hughes, whom she married May 6, 1945, preceded her in death on October 6, 2002.

She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Washabaugh and husband John of Fayetteville; her son, Theodore Hughes, and significant other Lee Papalia of Martinsburg, W.Va.; five grandchildren: John Washabaugh, Ted Hughes III, Todd Washabaugh, Stacy McAfee, and Brittany Hughes; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters: Sylvia Brown and husband Ralph of Hustontown; and Janet Voegel and husband William of Chambersburg; her brother, Robert Fisher, and wife Vicky of Salisbury, N.C.; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Myerly; and two brothers: Charles and George Fisher.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at Scotland United Methodist Church, Scotland. Pastor Bruce Gowe and Pastor Thomas Willis officiated. Interment was at Salem Cemetery.

Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Scotland United Methodist Church, c/o Nancy Kerlin, PO Box 109, Scotland, PA 17254.

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