Curvin Sanders

Curvin Sanders

Sunday, January 23rd, 1927 Monday, July 22nd, 2019

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Obituary for Curvin A. Sanders

Curvin A. Sanders, 92, of Chambersburg, passed away Monday, July 22, 2019 at Paramount Senior Living in Fayetteville. Born January 23, 1927 in Gettysburg, he was a son of the late Clarence and Alice Overholtzer Sanders.

A graduate of Gettysburg Senior High School, Curvin went on to serve in the United States Army as a Paratrooper from 1945 to 1947. He was a supervisor at Letterkenny Army Depot for many years, retiring in 1986. Curvin was a life member of the Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW, the 82nd Airborne Division Association, the 11th Airborne Division Association, and the local DAV; as well as the Fairfield Amvets Post 172 and the NRA. He enjoyed outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and planting roses. He also liked wood working and making clocks.

He is survived by his sisters, Florence Entenmann and Sister Alice Marie Sanders, both of Gettysburg, his granddaughter, Danielle Sanders of Council Bluff, Iowa; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy May Sanders, who died on February 2, 2010, his children, Daniel and Robin Sanders, and five siblings.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Monday, July 29th,2019 at 10:00 AM at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 320 Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201. Fr. Richard Lyons will celebrate. Interment with military honors by members of the Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW Honor Guard will follow the service at Parklawns Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Sunday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA.

Memorial contributions may be made to DAV, 2705 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, July 28th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Rd.
    Sunday, July 28th, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, July 29th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Corpus Christi Catholic Church
    320 Philadelphia Avenue
    Chambersburg, PA
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    Monday, July 29th, 2019
    Father Richard Lyons
  • Interment

    Parklawns Memorial Gardens
    3218 Philadelphia Ave.
    Chambersburg, PA
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