Harvey H. McCommon, 89,
of Carlisle, died on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center. He was born on Jan.
24, 1925, in Carlisle, a son of the late John L. and Anna Mae (Jumper) McCommon.
Harvey graduated in 1944 from Boiling Springs High School. He retired from Dickinson College after
21 years of service. He was a longtime member of Carlisle United Methodist Church, where he was a faithful
volunteer. He was a member of AARP Carlisle Chapter 4377 and an honorary member of Omicron Delta Kappa
– The National Leadership Honor Society.
is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 62 years, Lois L. (Kurtz) McCommon, two sons; Michael S. (wife, Jana) McCommon,
Carlisle and John T. McCommon, Nokesville, VA, two daughters; Patricia M. (husband, Charles) Miller of Pittsburgh and Sharon
K. (husband, Robert) Surfield of Carlisle, eight grandchildren; Stephen, Christine, Audrey and Jonathan Miller, Laura and
Jessica McCommon and Shane and Nicholas Surfield and many nieces and nephews. Harvey was predeceased by
four brothers; John, Samuel, William and Mervin McCommon and three sisters; Elizabeth Walterick, Anna Rider and Edna Howard
and one infant grandson, Joseph.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 1 p.m. in Carlisle United Methodist
Church, 45 S. West St., Carlisle, with Rev. James VanZandt officiating. A visitation will follow the service at the
church. Burial will be private. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Carlisle United Methodist Church, 45 S. West Str., Carlisle or to the Benevolent
Fund at Chapel Pointe at Carlisle, 770 S. Hanover Str., Carlisle, PA 17013.
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Our deepest condolences on the recent passing of Harvey.
Randolph K Hays family
to Harvey's wife Lois and his Family. Class of 1944.
So sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad.
Prayers sent for you and your family
Pam Shields Rackley
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