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Mary Corwell

Mary Corwell

Tuesday, October 22nd, 1935 Monday, July 29th, 2019

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Obituary for Mary C. Corwell (Peters)

Mary C. Corwell, 83, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away Monday morning, July 29, 2019 at ManorCare Health Services. Born October 22, 1935 in Chambersburg, she was a daughter of the late Cleadis E. and Catherine Heckman Peters. Mary had been employed at the former J. Schoeneman Co. in Chambersburg for nearly 20 years prior to her retirement. She was a life member and Past Vice President of the Hume-McNeil-Byers AMVETS Post 224 Ladies Auxiliary and a member of the Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Mary was an avid Bingo player and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her husband, Harry T. Corwell, Jr., preceded her in death.

She is survived by six sons, Barry E. Rodgers, Ted E. Rodgers, Randall B. Rodgers, Michael R. Rodgers, Harry T. Corwell, III, and G. Sparkey Corwell; a daughter, Deborah Tressler; 19 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Jane Shauf and Frances Ford. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Roger L. Peters; eight brothers; and one sister.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, August 1, 2019 in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA. Interment will follow at Lincoln Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Wednesday and from 9:00-10:00 AM Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association,
P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Rd.
    CHAMBERSBURG
    Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, August 1st, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Rd.
    CHAMBERSBURG
    Thursday, August 1st, 2019
    9:00am - 10:00am
  • Service

    Thursday, August 1st, 2019 | 10:00am
    Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Road
    CHAMBERSBURG
    Thursday, August 1st, 2019
    10:00am

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Linda Selby Jones

My sincerest concolences to Mary's family and friends; she took care of so many people over the years not ever thinking about herself; Mary will be truly missed. RIP Mary.
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