Lena H. Black

September 30, 2013

Black, Lena Obituary

Lena H. Black, 88, formerly of Pogue Road, Orbisonia, PA, died at 1:25 AM, Monday, September 30, 2013 at the Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, PA.

Born May 27, 1925 at Orbisonia, Pa, she was a daughter of the late Henry Newton & Mazie (Starr) Gutshall. She was married to Clayton L. Black who preceded in death June 28, 1972.

Surviving are one son, James C. Black and his wife Mary of Blue Ridge Summitt, PA, two grandchildren, Heather Ann Reynolds and her husband Ryan, Matthew Clayton Black and his companion Robin Oberholzer and three great grandchildren, Hayden Reynolds, Haley Reynolds and Laila Mae Black. One daughter, Cynthia Spencer, two brothers, Norman and George Gutshall and three sisters, Vera Scott, Freda Corrie and Grace Gutshall preceded in death.

Mrs. Black was a member of the Orbisonia United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for 35 years, sang in the choir for 65 years and  was a member of the United Methodist Women. She was a past worthy matron of the former Cromwell Chapter O. E. S., Orbisonia, PA, had been a member of the Orbisonia Rockhill Vol. Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary, volunteered with the American Cancer Society selling daffodils and also volunteered with the American Red Cross. She was a graduate of Orbisonia High School in the Class of 1943 and graduated from business school in Washington, D.C.
She was employed as a receptionist at the Southern Huntingdon Co. Medical Center for 22 years, had been a former beautician and Notary Public and after retirement had worked at Green Thumb for 12 years and helped with the Headstart Program in Orbisonia for 5 years.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, October 3, 2013 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA with Rev. Ed Seeley and Rev. David Ford officiating. Interment will be made at the I.O.O.F. Memorial Cemetery, Rockhill Furnace, PA. Friends may call at the funeral home 7 - 9 p.m. on Wednesday and one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 10955 Raystown Road, Huntingdon, PA 16652.

Mt. Union Chapter O. E. S. will conduct a memorial service at 8:30 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.




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October 2, 2013
7-9 p.m.

Visitation I
Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley St.
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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October 3, 2013
1-2 p.m.

Visitation II
Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley St.
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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October 3, 2013
2 p.m.

Funeral Service
Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley St.
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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October 3, 2013

Interment
I. O. O. F. Memorial Cemetery

Rockhill Furnace, PA


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