F. Monismith, Sr., 91, of Carlisle, passed away on Friday, December 30, 2011, at his home. He was born on Wednesday, September
29, 1920, in Carlisle, a son of the late Harry and Lucy Jane (Cooper) Monismith, and was married to the late Aileen Z. (Miller)
Monismith, who died Jan. 20, 2006.
Harry served in the US
Marine Corps and was a veteran of WWII. He worked for the former Carlisle Tire & Rubber Co. for 22 years and retired from
the Frog Switch & Manufacturing Co., in Carlisle after 17 years of service. Harry also worked part-time in the greenhouses
for George’s Flowers, Carlisle, from the age of 12 until his retirement at the age of 89. He was a member of Eagles
Aerie 1299, White Circle Club and V. F. W. Post 477, all of Carlisle. Harry loved his family dearly and also enjoyed working.
He is survived by one son, Harry F. Monismith, Jr. of Carlisle,
four daughters; Bonita M. Wise, Dixie L. Heister and Vickie E. Boyles, all of Carlisle and Brenda K. Kovanic of Shippensburg,
five sisters; Grace Neal of Carlisle, Marie Dietz of Mechanicsburg and Shirley Miller, Sonia Hershey and Lillian Sheaffer,
all of Carlisle, 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Harry was preceded in death by five
brothers and seven sisters.
Funeral services will be held
at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 5, 2012, in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle. Burial with
military honors by Cumberland County Honor Guard will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. Viewing will be
on Wednesday from 6 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Furry Friends Network, P.O. Box 519, Boiling
Springs, PA 17007 or to American Cancer Society, 3211 N. Front Street, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110-1342.
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So sorry to hear of your Father's
passing. My heart goes out to you
and your family...
Dennis & Shirley Thomas
Bob, Emma, and Anna:
My sincere sympathy for your great loss.
May God give you the peace and comfort of his
love during this most painful time.
We were saddened to hear of your loss of your father.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during
this difficult time.
May God grant you His peace and consolation.
Love, Dotty Stringfellow and family
Dear Bob, Brenda, Emma and Anna,
We are sorry to hear
about the passing of your Father/Grandfather.
Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Rick, Patty, Alicia, Tyler and Lindsay
Brenda, Bob, Emma & Anna.
We are so sorry for the loss of your father/grandfather.
Wishing you peace
and comfort at this difficult time.
Our thoughts & prayers are with you.
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