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Thelma J. Sallie

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Thelma J. Sallie, 89, of Carlisle, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center.  She was born Sept. 14, 1924, in New Paris, PA, a daughter of the late Jacob and Lillian (Rouzer) Mitchell.

Thelma graduated from Jamestown High School in Jamestown, NY.  She owned and operated “Thelma’s Restaurant” in Orchard Park, NY for 15 years.

She is survived by one daughter, L. Patricia (Roger) Fisher of Alden, NY, two sons; Louis R. (Susan) Sallie of Carlisle and Michael R. (Peggy) Sallie of Orlando, FL, seven grandchildren; Shane, Kimberly and Greg Sallie, Kevin and Roger Fisher, Brenda Paolucci and Christine Demmitt and 11 great-grandchildren.  Thelma was preceded in death by her companion of 40 years, Bertrand Cornwell, who died in 2006.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at 1 p.m. in the Henry Chapel at Chapel Pointe, 770 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Walt Frankenberry officiating.  A viewing will be on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. until time of services at the Henry Chapel.  Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Agriculture Foundation at PA Farm Bureau, 510 S. 31st St., Camp Hill, PA 17001. 


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Lou and family,
Just to let you know you and the family are in our prayers during this time of loss.

Marlin Lynch

Condolences and prayers to the entire Sallie family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I love you all and share in your sadness.

Brian McIntosh

to the Sallie family: condolences on Thelma's passing from all of the employees at Safemark

Safemark employees/Glen Rence

 Lou & Sue Sallie and family: So sorry to learn of the loss of Thelma. Just want to send our sympathy and let you know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Bob and Cheryl Grove


Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of your loss.

Charles and Joan Myers

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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1892 ~ 1988)
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(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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