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Patricia Klahr

Patricia A. Klahr, 81, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey.Patricia Klahr 4 27


 She was born on March 14, 1935 in Bloomsburg, Pa. and was the daughter of the late Arthur and Anna Shultz Mottern.


 Pat was retired from the M.S. Hershey Medical Center where she worked in Medical Records as a clerk. She was a member of Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Middletown and enjoyed going to the Middletown Public Library, baking, and volunteering at the former Middletown Christian Day School, but her greatest joy was the love she showered on her family.


 In addition to her parents, Pat was preceded in death by her loving husband, James R. Klahr and a sister, Nancy L. Keiter.


 She is survived by her five children, John A. Klahr of Middletown, James M. Klahr and his wife Sherry of Middletown, Paul D. Klahr and his wife Kimberly, of Wash., Alyce M. Washington of Hummelstown, and Julie K. Achor and her husband Peter of Harrisburg; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandson.


 A tribute to Patricia’s life will be held on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 10 Spruce St., Middletown, PA 17057, with the Rev. Arthur Fox officiating. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the church.


 Burial will be in Middletown Cemetery.


 Memorial contributions in Patricia’s name may be made to Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church.


 The family has entrusted the care of the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. to handle the funeral arrangements.


 Condolences may be sent online at www.matinchekfuneralhome.com.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 15:43

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Margaret Crow

Margaret Elizabeth Norton “Peggy” Crow, age 60, died on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at her home in Middletown, Pa. Born October 21, 1955 in Cheverly, Md., she was the daughter of the late Erle Leo Norton Jr. and Virginia Legg Norton. She was the wife of David Alan Crow for 34 years.Margaret Crow 24 27


 Mrs. Crow is survived by her husband and her three children, Gregory Alan Crow of Middletown, Pa., Stephanie Elizabeth Crow Hoffacker and her husband Kirk of Bainbridge, Pa., and Jennifer Alison Crow, of Philadelphia, Pa. She is also survived by her brother, Erle L. Norton III, and his wife Carol of Powell, Ohio, her sister Barbara N. Earp and her husband Bruce, of Clarksville, Md.; and nieces and nephews Carly Benitez, Andrew Earp, Christine Crow, Shaun Crow, Kelley Crow, and Scott Crow.


 Peggy was a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Design where she was the President of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority chapter. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution as a descendant of General Israel Putnam, The Order of The First Families of Maryland and The Shipleys of Maryland. A tireless volunteer, she received the Silver Beaver Award, Wood Badge and Vigil Honor from the Boy Scouts of America. She was a Girl Scouts of the USA Troop Leader and Service Unit Manager.  


 Details for services in Maryland will appear on the Matinchek Funeral Home website at a later date.


 A Memorial Service celebrating Peggy’s life will be held at Evangelical United Methodist Church, 157 E. Water St., Middletown, Pa. on Saturday May 14, 2016 at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Robert Graybill officiating.


 Condolences may be sent online at www.matinchekfuneralhome.com.


 Memorial donations can be made to the Margaret Crow Pancreas Cancer Fund, c/o Dan Laheru, Johns Hopkins Bunting-Blaustein Cancer Research Building, Room 4M09, 1650 Orleans Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21287-1000.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 15:33

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June Stoudt

June W. Stoudt (Houtz), 88, of Middletown, entered into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Community General Osteopathic Hospital, Harrisburg.June Stoudt 4 27

She was born on June 10, 1927 in Reinerton, Pa. and was the daughter of the late Harry and Margaret Heartter Houtz. In addition to her parents, June was preceded in death by her three siblings, Iva Culton, Faye Britton, and Pearl Houtz.

June graduated from Porter Township in 1945. She was a member of EUM Church, Middletown. June was a keypunch operator at Olmsted Air Base and also a reading teacher's aide for the Middletown Area School District for many years. She enjoyed Duke basketball, Penn State football, the Phillies, but most precious to her was her family.

June is survived by her loving husband Robert, whom she married on June 11, 1949; a son, Craig (Darlene) of Middletown; two daughters, Carol Hook (Tom) of Middletown, and Cathy Siegel (Rick) of York; six grandchildren; Christine Schroll, Nicole Hook, Craig Stoudt (Shelley), Christopher Stoudt, Colin Stoudt, and Emily Siegel; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A tribute to June’s life will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at noon at Evangelical United Methodist Church, 157 E. Water St., Middletown, with the Rev. Robert Graybill officiating. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church.

Burial will be in Middletown Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in June's name may be made to her church.

The Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown will handle the funeral arrangements.

Condolences may be sent online at matinchekfuneralhome.com.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 15:34

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