Carolyn LeFevre Lackey, 81, formerly
of Carlisle, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at Green Ridge Village, Newville. She
was born on Feb. 13, 1933, in Chambersburg, a daughter of the late Robert F. LeFevre and Cecyl (Zimmerman) LeFevre Shimer.
She was the widow of Kermit E. Lackey, who died Oct. 15, 1995.
She was a Carlisle High School graduate and attended the former Carlisle Commercial College.
Carolyn taught the art of making ceramics for many years. She also owned and operated Carolyn’s
Doll Fantasy and an antique shop in Carlisle for many years. She was a member of Carlisle United Methodist
Church. Carolyn enjoyed doing genealogy research and had volunteered at the Cumberland County Historical
Society and the US Army Heritage and Education Center.
is survived by one son, Michael W. (wife, Linda Mylin Ross) Lackey of Marietta, three daughters; Charlotte A. (husband, Donald)
Boettger of Carlisle, Judy E. Lackey of Carlisle and Tonia L. (husband, Dan) Stutenroth of Boiling Springs, one brother, Robert
A. LeFevre of Red Lodge, MT, eight grandchildren; Nathan Lackey, Amanda Boettger, Ashley Fitzpatrick, Jason Stutenroth, Jennifer
Horning, Elizabeth Stutenroth, Erin Mathes and Scott Mathes and seven great-grandchildren.
A visitation will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m.
in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle. Pastor Jim VanZandt will officiate.
Burial will be private. Flowers are welcome or contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association
Greater PA Chapter, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17110.
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Though I never got to know her, we were cousins by marriage. Prayers for the family.
Burgett Ellison, Nebraska
Great memories of Mrs. Lackey
as a neighbor as a kid. I am sorry for your loss. I know my mom loved her, too, and enjoyed church time together.
Deepest sympathies to the family.
Carolyn was adored and valued as a member of the USAHEC volunteers. She made a direct contribution to the telling of the
story of the US Army and thus the Nation. We have truly missed her and offer our sincere condolences.
Our Prayers are with the Family!
Julie Reyes (Aim Hand parents).
When Frank & I started
doing genealogy we started in Carlisle. So glad we did. Carol came a long way with us. She bent over backwards to help us
every time we came in there. She was one great lady and she really knew her stuff. We learned a lot from her. Will miss
Frank & Diane Myers
I will miss my mom so much. I learned a lot from her..cooking, sewing, gardening, decorating,
helping the church and having a faith in the Lord Jesus Christ...she was the biggest prayer warrior...always there...her
personality lit up a room.
accomplished some wonderful things in her lifetime in addition to marriage and raising children. I enjoyed reading her accomplishments.
It really is so very hard to lose your Mother but what a blessing you all were to her. May the Lord comfort you all greatly
now and in the days (times)ahead. Love,
Michael, Charlotte, Judy & Tonia
When I shared with mom about your mother's passing she said, "dear sweet Carolyn".
I would see
your mom from time to time while living in Carlisle. She was so faithful in bringing a poinsetta for our mom. It was always
right after Thanksgiving. She would stay and chat for some time. Not to long and not to short. On one occasion as I was
seeing her to her car she turned and expressed her appreciation that she came to know our Lord and Savior while attending
the neighborhood womens Bible study on Longs Gap Road.
Rest assured she is singing a new song as we remember
Jon and family
The family of William (deceased) and Rosalyn Geiman
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