2014-02-27 / Obituaries

Donald W. Deshong McConnellsburg, 87

Donald W. Deshong, 87, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, February 23, 2014, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehab Center.

He was born September 12, 1926, in McConnellsburg, the son of the late Conrad and Elmira ( Summers) Deshong. He was married to Velda Shore Deshong.

He was employed at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, until he retired.

He is survived by his wife, Velda Deshong of McConnellsburg; five children: Wayne Deshong of Stewardton, Pa.; Randy (husband of Susan) Deshong of Naples, Fla.; Doris Deshong of Shade Gap; Roger (husband of Linda Diane) Deshong of Mc- Connellsburg; and Pam Straley of Fort Loudon; six grandchildren; four greatgrandchildren; and one sister, Lenora Wolfe of Mc- Connellsburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Conrad and Elmira Deshong; one sister, Dorothy Brant; and one brother, Howard Deshong.

Funeral services were held 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at Kelso- Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg. Interment was at Union Cemetery. Rev. John Godissart officiated. Fulton Honor Guard conducted full military honors.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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