May E. Jumper, 87, of Carlisle, passed
away on Saturday, January 14, 2012, at Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle. She was born on Monday, January 21, 1924, in Carlisle,
a daughter of the late Clark M. and Blanche (Samms) Keck and the widow of Curtis B. Jumper, who died Feb. 27, 2007.
May attended Carlisle High School and was a member
of Grace United Methodist Church, Carlisle. She was a loving homemaker and enjoyed playing cards with her family, bowling,
crossword puzzles and music. She was preceded in death by one son, Curtis A. Jumper, who died Sept. 22, 2010, two brothers;
Walter and Harvey Keck and four sisters; Ethel Quickel, Mary Zinn, Catherine Martin and Grace Killinger.
She is survived by two daughters; Karen L. (and her husband, Thomas) Gruver and
Betsy (and her husband, Ron) Diehl, both of Carlisle, two daughters-in-law; Denise Evans and Kendra Hatch, five grandchildren,
three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2012, in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home,
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle. Rev. Bruce Fensterbush will officiate. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.
A viewing will be held on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's
Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
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I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing.
I will keep you and
your family in my thoughts and also in my prayers.
Love to you!
I was so sorry to hear about Mae. I worked with your father Curtis at
the fair grounds. I remember when Mae always came to visit. If the guys were tied up I would take her around on the golf cart
and boy she just loved that. She was a pleasure to know. My deepest sympathy to your family.
My deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mother.
I will keep you and Ron in my prayers.
Carol L Baer
deepest condolences on the recent passing of May.
She was part of a kindergarten car pool when I attended Miss Beatty's
class with Curtee.
I will always remember the many years of friendship our families had together. We kids were so fortunate
to spend so much time together growing up. They were always happy and fun times. May was a happy and fun person, and we always
felt welcome in her home. The Jumper family was such a big part of my life growing up and I'll always feel very grateful
and blessed for having them all in my life. Our sincerest condolences to Karen and Betsy and their families.
and Bob Stought
Karen & Betsy,
I am so sorry to hear, just today, about the passing of your Mother.
No matter the circumstances
of her passing, it has to be difficult for the two of you. I want you to know that your Mother and Dad remembered me with
a gift at my high school graduation back in 1958. I hope this message will give you comfort for many years.
I am very sorry for the passing of your
beloved mother. We have never met but my grandmother, Ethel, was her sister. My brother found her obituary and informed me
of her passing. May she rest in peace.
Vicki Lau Rader
So sorry to hear about May. I remember alot of good times growing up and many more on my visits
back in the summer. Thank goodness for all the home movies we have to enjoy. God bless.
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