Frances Whitebread Obituary

Frances E. Whitebread

March 10, 1916 - June 25, 2012
Resided in Chambersburg, PA
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Frances E. (Hoffman) Whitebread, 96, died Monday, June 25, 2012 in Penn Hall Nursing Home.

Born March 10, 1916 in Shickshinny, PA, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Helen (Van Horn) Hoffman. She spent her early life in Shickshinny.

She married the late Ray G. Whitebread on January 18, 1936 and they moved to Shippensburg in 1974.

She was a homemaker all of her life who enjoyed crocheting and spending time with family.

She was a member of Newburg United Methodist Church, Newburg, PA and Shickshinny Chapter Order of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by her children: Sharon R. Spencer, wife of William, Newburg, PA and her son Glenn F. Whitebread, husband of Mildred, Ozark, AL; 6 grandchildren; 1 step-granddaughter; 10 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-granddaughters, and a former daughter-in-law, Joyce Whitebread, Ozark, AL

Mrs. Whitebread was the last of her immediate family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray G. Whitebread, and an infant brother, Phillip Hoffman.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial Donations may be made to Menno Haven at 2075 Scotland Ave. Chambersburg, PA 17201

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