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Kenneth Fahnestock

Kenneth Fahnestock

Saturday, February 20th, 1926 Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

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Obituary for Kenneth L. Fahnestock

Kenneth L. Fahnestock, age 93, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away at his daughter’s home in Lancaster, PA on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Born February 20, 1926, in Chambersburg, PA he was the son of the late Charles K. and Marie Snyder Fahnestock.
A U. S. Army veteran, Mr. Fahnestock served honorably during WWII. He participated in the battle of the Bulge. He continued his service working at Letterkenny Army Depot as a Clerk for 35 years, retiring in 1984. He was a member of Bethel Assembly of God Church, where he served as a Deacon of the board for 45 years, as a Sunday School Teacher for over 45 years, and sang in the Christ Ambassadors Quartet.
Surviving are two daughters, Beverly Linn (husband Nate) of London, OH and Vickie Summers (husband Jay) of Lancaster, PA; five grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and one great great-grandson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Gladys Addlesberger Fahnestock in 1972, second wife, Dolores J. Mayeski Fahnestock in 2014, and two brothers, Raymond and Robert Fahnestock.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 11, 2019, at 11:30 AM in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA, where Pastor Garry Kipe will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home. Interment will be in Lincoln Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to Lancaster Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Dr., Lancaster, PA 17604.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, November 11th, 2019 | 10:30am - 11:30am
    Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Rd.
    CHAMBERSBURG, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, November 11th, 2019
    10:30am - 11:30am
  • Service

    Monday, November 11th, 2019 | 11:30am
    Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Road
    CHAMBERSBURG, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, November 11th, 2019
    11:30am
    Officiant
    Pastor Gary Yoder
  • Interment

    Lincoln Cemetery
    Lincoln Way East
    CHAMBERSBURG, PA
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Julie Martin

Such a sweet and good hearted man with a beautiful soul. My biggest memory of Kenny was when I stayed over night at his home and got homesick and crying. This sweet soul drove me home at 12:00 midnight to St. Thomas knowing he had to wake up and go to work. Thank you again, Kenny. You are now where you belong. It’s what you have been preparing for all your lifetime on this earth. Fly high my friend! I can see you smiling now. You finally found your destination!
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Richard Fogal

Kenny was a dear friend and an incredible example of a Christ follower in every way. He had a tender heart and strong convictions when it came to serving the Lord and those he loved. He will certainly be well remembered and sorely missed until that day!
Rich & Judy Fogal
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Jackie and Rich Burke

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Douglas & Vicki Kelchner

What a wonderful gentleman and one of the finest Christians I ever had the honor to pastor. Douglas Kelchner
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Morgan and Gayla Waugh

Beverly Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love You
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