William G. Lane, Jr.

October 29, 2014

Lane, Jr., William Obituary

William G. Lane, Jr., 91, of Waterfall Road, Hustontown, PA died at 9:40 PM, Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at the Long Term Care Unit, Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, PA.

Born December 22, 1922 at Mapleton Depot, Huntingdon County, PA, he was the son of the late William and Verna A. (Park) Lane.  He was married to Elva Knepper on May 9, 1950.  Mrs. Lane survives at home.

Mr. Lane is survived by a son, Bryan Lane and wife Debra, Carlisle, PA and a daughter, Ruth Zimmers, Seattle, Washington.  There are four grandchildren:  Heather, Matt, Elizabeth and Rebecca.  

Three sisters survive:  Lois Bard, Chambersburg, PA; Luella Keebaugh, Shade Gap, PA and Carol Love, Saxton, PA.  Two brothers, Ben Lane and Walter Lane and two sisters, Gretchen Gwaltney and Dora Keebaugh are deceased.

Mr. Lane was a member of the Fairview United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, PA.  

He retired in 1979 from Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, PA.  In earlier years, he had worked for Greencastle Canning Company in their pea harvesting program.

A WWII veteran, Mr. Lane served in combat with the U. S. Army Co. I, 71st Infantry Regiment, 44th Infantry Division in France, Germany and Austria.  He received three purple hearts and two bronze stars for valor.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Monday, November 3, 2014 at the Fairview United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, PA.  Interment will be at Center Cemetery, Waterfall, PA.  Friends may call at the M. R. Brown Funeral Home, 301 Pitt Street, Hustontown, PA from 4-8 PM on Sunday with the family present 6-8PM.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairview United Methodist Church, c/o Pastor Jean Swett, 1146 Waterfall Road, McConnellsburg, PA  17233 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS.




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November 2, 2014
4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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M. R. Brown Funeral Home

301 Pitt Street
Hustontown, PA 17229
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November 3, 2014
10:30 a.m.

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Fairview United Methodist Church

2288 N. Hess Road
Harrisonville, PA 17228
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November 3, 2014

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Center Cemetery

Waterfall, PA


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