In Memoriam

fallen-soldier-logo Dedicated to the memory of our fallen brothers and sisters in arms. Thank you to the donors who have made a contribution to the Wounded Warrior Patrol in their honor. If you would like to memorialize a loved one, friend or other deserving individual, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - make a DONATION HERE

Lewis E. Belcher

Contributors:
Mr. & Mrs. D.W. Ivey
The Hirshman Family
The Weidenhammer Family
Tom Buckwalter
Shirley Kahler
Hazel Meckley
Ed & Beverly Miller
Walter & Andrea Shirk
Francis Polliard
Jack & Sue Peck
Sara Jane Basehore
Drs. David & Phyllis Meckley
Hazel & Mary Meckley

 

Jim Trout
Longtime Ski Roundtop Patroller

Contributor:
Shirley Kahler

 

Paul Karvelli

Contributor:
Sondra & Gilbert Parthemore

 

Irene Barndt

Contributor:
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Prosser


Allen McDonald

Contributor:
Sondra & Gilbert Parthemore

 

Joe Barndt
WWII Veteran & POW

Contributor:
St. Michael's Lutheran Church

 

Elvis Bud Hemlick

Contributor:
Sure Winner Foods

 

Bea Scarangella

Contributors:                            
Romayne and Donald Chapman
Jean Ruth 

 


Peter F. Paznokas

Contributor:
Marie Hager

 

Nicholas Cucchiaro, Sr.

Contributor:
Marie Hager

 

James E. Finnen

Contributors:
Tomm Chestnut
David & Marilyn Frantz
Robert & Ellen Dietz

 

Thomas McClure

Contributors:
PACE Resources


Reverend Aristides Fokas

Contributor:
Dover United Church of Christ

 

William E. Lee 

Contributors:
Heidi Guy
Robie Hall
W.&F.D. Nicolai
Ronald & Yvonne Saylor
James & Linda Hassett
Stacy & Ann Heidecker
PA School Boards Association
PSBA Communications Team
Cara Laudenslager
William Gallagher

 

Richard W. Johnson
U.S. Army Veteran

Richard W. "Termite" Johnson of New Cumberland, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 18th, 2014, at Harrisburg Hospital.
He retired from the DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa, Fairview Twp.; was an Army Veteran of the Viet Nam War; a life member of both the American Legion Post 143, New Cumberland, and V.F.W. Post 7530, Lower Allen Twp.; a member of Mechanicsburg Club and the Fifth Ward Republican Club, Steelton. Born on October 18th, 1947, in Altoona, he was the son of the late Chester and Eunice Johnson. Termite was also preceded in death by a son, Travis W. Johnson.
Surviving are his fiancée, Bonnie L. Ward; a daughter, Jessica D. Crowley of Carlisle; a step daughter and her husband, Melissa and Mitch Kauffman of York Haven; a brother, Michael McGraw of Altoona; three sisters, Vivian Koeth of Cleveland, OH, Virginia Anderson of Audubon, NJ, and Debra Gougler of Glenolden; four grandchildren, Erika, Clayton, Reese and Jordan; many nieces and nephews

Jim was a proud supporter of the Wounded Warrior Patrol..
Burial with military honors was held in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, East Hanover Twp.

 

Edward Sheptak

Contributors:
W. and F.D. Nicolai


Patrick Tresco

Contributor:
Joanne Nicholson

 

Ted Clemens

Contributor:
American Legion Post 984

 

Robert O. Kedney II

Contributors:
Ruby Curtsinger
Junelle & Sylvan Hengesteg

 

Gardner R. "G.R." Whitney

Gardner R. “G.R.” Whitney, 94, of New Cumberland, died April 27th, 2015, at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill, PA..He retired as the co-owner/operator of Mountainside Ski and Sports, Mechanicsburg; a U.S. Air Force WWII Veteran having served thirty seven months in the United States Air Force Pacific Air Forces as a flight engineer on Boeing B-17 Bombers and B-24 Liberator Bombers. G.R. was an Elder and a member of Camp Hill Presbyterian Church; a member of V.F.W. Post 7415, New Cumberland; a former member of the National Ski Patrol, an Alumni Ski Patrol member and was the former Ski Patrol Director at Ski Roundtop, Lewisberry. He was an active volunteer with the Special Olympics, Area M as an Alpine Ski Coach. Born on October 12th, 1920, in Somerville, MA, he was the son of the late Ernest E. and Mildred (Gardner) Whitney. He was also preceded in death by a son, Richard E. Whitney.Surviving are his wife of 68 years, Wanda Lee (Smith) Whitney; his son and his wife, David E. and Patricia L. Whitney of Mechanicsburg; three grandchildren, Jonathan D. Whitney, Michelle W. Olsen and Amelia C. Whitney; four great grandchildren, Bauer, Lily, Bryce and Ember.Memorial services was held Camp Hill Presbyterian Church, Camp Hill, with the Rev. David A. Roquemore officiating. Inurnment with full military honors was at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA

 


MSGT (Ret) Glenn A. P. Raup

MSGT (Ret) Glenn A. P. Raup, PA Air National Guard, 71, of Carlisle, passed away on April 15, 2015 at the M. S. Hershey Medical Center. He was born on April 9, 1944 in Bellefonte, a son of the late Donald G. and Doris (Kennedy) Raup.
Glenn was a 1962 graduate of State College Area High School. He also attended Williamsport Technical School and the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Institute in Daytona, FL. Glenn retired from the Commonwealth of PA after 35 years of service and also retired as a Master Sergeant after 26 years of service with the PA Air National Guard. Glenn had worked nine years at Penn State University, where he was an aircraft mechanic, and retired from the PA Department of Transportation Bureau of Aviation.
He was of Lutheran faith. Glenn was an avid and skilled hunter and outdoorsman. He was a member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, the Hoot Owl Hunting Club and P.A.M.A. Glenn also served on the Aviation Board at Penn College in Williamsport.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Annette L. (Lightner) Raup, one son, Christopher A. (wife, Jennifer) Raup of Carlisle, one daughter, Lisa M. (husband, Fredrik) Svard of Stockholm, Sweden, one brother, Carl (wife, Lana) Raup of State College, two grandchildren; Avery and Ella Svard, one niece, Stacey Saratelli and one nephew, Alex Raup.
His Interment with military honors was at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville.

 

Edward Thomas "Tom" Fry

tom fry

Edward Thomas "Tom" Fry, 70, of Enola passed away at the West Shore Hospital on November 13, 2015, surrounded by his wife and sons. Tom was the youngest son of the late George and Ann Fry. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Paulette, and daughter, Ruth Ann, a brother, John, and a sister, Barbara Hawk. Surviving are his wife Judy Germann Fry; his brother William and wife Elyzabeth Fry of Carlisle; a sister Virginia Beck of Georgia; two sons, Brad and wife Amy Fry, and Jeff Fry of Arizona; stepdaughter Stacy Lehman and George Stojkovich of Shippensburg; stepson Chet and wife Betsy Cohick of Palmyra; and grandchildren Noah and Taylor Fry, Kody Lehman; and Alex, Amanda, Becca and Dennis Cohick; along with many truly loved nieces and nephews. Tom was a graduate from East Pennsboro High School where played baseball, basketball and football, and participated in school plays. He graduated from Kings College with a Bachelor of Science degree. After college he joined the Army National Guard during the Vietnam War. He worked at the Dauphin Deposit Bank at Kline Village as a senior account manager. After leaving the bank, he joined the East Pennsboro Police Department where he served as a police officer for 27 years and as a detective for 24 of those years. First elected in 2003 and, then, re-elected in 2007, Tom served eight years as a member of the East Pennsboro Township Board of Commissioners. He was an active member of the West Fairview American Legion Post 984 and served two years as Commander of the post. Additionally, he was the president of the post's Board of Directors and a proud member of their Honor Guard. He was also a member of the Enola Sportsmen's Association and the VFW Post 7530. Tom was an organ donor, and because of this gift he will be giving eyesight to two people.

Contibutor: The Silver Academy

 

Marilyn K. (Tottie) Kiefer

The Wounded Warrior Patrol is very grateful for a donation from the Marilyn K. Kiefer Foundation in memory of Marilyn K. (Tottie) Kiefer, who was a dedicated and generous supporter of charities and organizations such as the Wounded Warrior Patrol.

 

Leo P. Bond

Contributors:
John and June Shelsky
Al and Becky Sucke


Robert Kedusy, Jr.

Contributor:
Neil Martin

 

James Rouzer

Contributor:
Barbara Nagle
Wayne & Patricia Fry

 

John Thomas Henderson

1926-2016

U. S. Army

Henderson, John Thomas died at his home in Wellesley on April 23. He was born in Donora, Pennsylvania in 1926. He served with the 11th Armored Infantry Battalion in Europe during World War II where he met his wife Anneliese. He also served with the 65th Infantry Regiment in Korea. Decorations he earned included the CIB (Combat Infantry Badge), Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, and the United Nations Korean Service Medal. His army career also included serving at Fort Leavenworth, Fort Benning and Fort Totten. Prior to his retirement in 1968, he served in the Office of the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Army. Tom also earned graduate degrees in Education and Business while serving in the Army. After his retirement from the Army, Tom and Anneliese moved to Wellesley, in 1968, when he accepted a position with the Bank of Boston. Tom worked in the Finance Division and the Commercial Credit and Loan Operations, before retiring in 1989. In retirement Tom and Anneliese enjoyed supporting various arts and civics organizations and traveled extensively sharing the belief that the arts and travel can bring different cultures and countries together. He served for ten years as the president of the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra. He was a member of St. Andrew's Church, the order of the Scottish Clan, the Retired Officers Association, Nehoiden Golf Club, the Boston Ballet Benefactors Circle and a regular attendee of the Boston Symphony Friday afternoon performances. He and his wife were long time supporters of the Handel and Haydn Society and the Boston Lyric Opera. Tom is survived by his wife, Anneliese, children John and his wife Carolyn of New Cumberland, Pa. Katherine and her wife Alejandra of New York City and East Hampton, NY, Christine and her husband Stephen, and his beloved grandchildren, Jenna and her husband Alex, Joe, John and Thomas. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery.

 

David G. Quidort

David G. Quidort, 81, of Mechanicsburg, PA, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Pioneer, Ohio on July 30, 1935, grew up in Perrysburg, Ohio. He attended Miami of Ohio, graduated from The Ohio State University in 1958, and was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Dave served in the US Army and was honorably discharged. He started his business career as a salesman for Norwalk Truck Lines and moved to Operations and Labor Relations. In 1965 he was hired by Hall's Motor Transit Co and was named Vice President of Industrial Relations. During his career he served on several boards of directors to various trucking and labor associations. He was National Chairman of the American Trucking Association. He retired from ABF Freight System in 1998. He was a longtime member of The Country Club of Harrisburg, where he enjoyed many rounds of golf with his friends. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his close friends for many years. He was a member of The West Shore Elks, Yellow Breeches Anglers Club, New Cumberland Boating and Fishing Club, Carlisle Fish and Game Club, and The Mechanicsburg Club. David was preceded in death by his parents, Lavadna and George Quidort and his wife, Ann B. Quidort. He is survived by two sons, David G. Quidort, Jr., his wife Deborah, and grandsons, Michael and Thomas of Apex, NC; and William T. Quidort, his wife Carolyn, and granddaughter, Jacqueline and grandson, Harrison of Mechanicsburg, PA.


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