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Bowersox Directors

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Jeremy A. Bowersox

Jeremy A. Bowersox, owner and president of Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Inc. and Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, is a 1997 graduate of Waynesboro Area Senior High School. Prior to graduating from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in September 2002, he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Shippensburg University.

Jeremy is a lifelong resident of Waynesboro and is active in many local organizations, including Acacia Lodge #586, where he is a Past Master. He has worked at the funeral homes since 1995 and has been a licensed funeral director since October 2003. He and his wife Andrea (Higgins) Bowersox, purchased the funeral homes from his parents in 2010. They live in Waynesboro with their daughters, Zoe and Maci.

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James A. Bowersox

James A. “Jim” Bowersox, past owner and president of Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Inc., Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, and Bowersox Memorials, has been involved in the funeral business for over 50 years. He graduated from Millersville University in 1972 with a bachelor of science degree and then after teaching for a year, he attended and graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 1974. Before joining the former Grove Funeral Home in Waynesboro in 1985, he had worked at Jeffries Funeral Home in Centre Hall, Yost Funeral Home in Lock Haven, and Heller Funeral Homes in Lewistown and Burnham.

In 1990, he and his wife, Barbara A. (Zimmerman) Bowersox, a native of Waynesboro, purchased the Grove Funeral Home from Mr. David Y. Grove, and he became its supervisor. They purchased the former Minnich-Miller-May Funeral Home in Greencastle in 1996 and started Bowersox Memorials in 2005. They sold the businesses to their son and daughter-in-law, Jeremy and Andrea Bowersox in December 2010. Jim and his wife have four children and seven grandchildren.

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James W. Fritzinger

A 1996 graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, Jim has been a licensed funeral director with the Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home Inc. since September of 1997. Jim's educational background also includes degrees from the University of Scranton and the University of Pittsburgh. His wife, Anne, is a lifelong resident of Waynesboro. They are members of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Waynesboro.

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Jeanette M. Moore

Jeanette Moore grew up in Path Valley, Franklin Co., PA, graduating from Fannett-Metal High School in 1996. She then attended Shippensburg University and completed her studies at the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, graduating in 1999. In 2000, she received her Funeral Director’s License, becoming the first female funeral director in Franklin County.

A longtime employee of Bowersox Funeral Homes, she has been with the firm since 1999.

She and her husband, Jake, live in Waynesboro with their two children, Rachel & Jed.

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Melissa A. Etter

Missy graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 2009. She entered the funeral business in 2005, working for the Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, Chambersburg and joined our team in 2011. She and her husband, Frank live in Chambersburg. They have five children, two grandchildren and about 150,000 honeybees (give or take a few thousand), that they enjoy spending time with when not on the job.

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Erika McKissick

Erika grew up in Chambersburg, PA where she graduated from the Chambersburg Area Senior High School with the Class of 2010. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Social and Natural Sciences from Juniata College in 2014. Upon graduation from Juniata, she attended Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science graduating in 2015. Erika has been employed at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home since September 2015 and became a licensed funeral director in 2016. She also attends Chambersburg First Church of God with her family.

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Jordan Bentley

Jordan Bentley grew up in southeastern Ohio and joined the United States Marine Corps after graduating high school. He served for nearly ten years as a member of 1st Battalion, 7th Marines and Presidential Retreat, Camp David. After his time in the service concluded he attended American Academy McAlister Institute and graduated in 2017. He in his wife, Abbie, live in Waynesboro with their three children.

Jeremy A. Bowersox

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Jeremy A. Bowersox, owner and president of Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Inc. and Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, is a 1997 graduate of Waynesboro Area Senior High School. Prior to graduating from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in September 2002, he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Shippensburg University.

Jeremy is a lifelong resident of Waynesboro and is active in many local organizations, including Acacia Lodge #586, where he is a Past Master. He has worked at the funeral homes since 1995 and has been a licensed funeral director since October 2003. He and his wife Andrea (Higgins) Bowersox, purchased the funeral homes from his parents in 2010. They live in Waynesboro with their daughters, Zoe and Maci.

James A. Bowersox

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James A. “Jim” Bowersox, past owner and president of Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Inc., Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, and Bowersox Memorials, has been involved in the funeral business for over 50 years. He graduated from Millersville University in 1972 with a bachelor of science degree and then after teaching for a year, he attended and graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 1974. Before joining the former Grove Funeral Home in Waynesboro in 1985, he had worked at Jeffries Funeral Home in Centre Hall, Yost Funeral Home in Lock Haven, and Heller Funeral Homes in Lewistown and Burnham.

In 1990, he and his wife, Barbara A. (Zimmerman) Bowersox, a native of Waynesboro, purchased the Grove Funeral Home from Mr. David Y. Grove, and he became its supervisor. They purchased the former Minnich-Miller-May Funeral Home in Greencastle in 1996 and started Bowersox Memorials in 2005. They sold the businesses to their son and daughter-in-law, Jeremy and Andrea Bowersox in December 2010. Jim and his wife have four children and seven grandchildren.

James W. Fritzinger

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A 1996 graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, Jim has been a licensed funeral director with the Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home Inc. since September of 1997. Jim's educational background also includes degrees from the University of Scranton and the University of Pittsburgh. His wife, Anne, is a lifelong resident of Waynesboro. They are members of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Waynesboro.

Jeanette M. Moore

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Jeanette Moore grew up in Path Valley, Franklin Co., PA, graduating from Fannett-Metal High School in 1996. She then attended Shippensburg University and completed her studies at the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, graduating in 1999. In 2000, she received her Funeral Director’s License, becoming the first female funeral director in Franklin County.

A longtime employee of Bowersox Funeral Homes, she has been with the firm since 1999.

She and her husband, Jake, live in Waynesboro with their two children, Rachel & Jed.

Melissa A. Etter

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Missy graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 2009. She entered the funeral business in 2005, working for the Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, Chambersburg and joined our team in 2011. She and her husband, Frank live in Chambersburg. They have five children, two grandchildren and about 150,000 honeybees (give or take a few thousand), that they enjoy spending time with when not on the job.

Erika McKissick

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Erika grew up in Chambersburg, PA where she graduated from the Chambersburg Area Senior High School with the Class of 2010. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Social and Natural Sciences from Juniata College in 2014. Upon graduation from Juniata, she attended Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science graduating in 2015. Erika has been employed at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home since September 2015 and became a licensed funeral director in 2016. She also attends Chambersburg First Church of God with her family.

Jordan Bentley

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Jordan Bentley grew up in southeastern Ohio and joined the United States Marine Corps after graduating high school. He served for nearly ten years as a member of 1st Battalion, 7th Marines and Presidential Retreat, Camp David. After his time in the service concluded he attended American Academy McAlister Institute and graduated in 2017. He in his wife, Abbie, live in Waynesboro with their three children.