June Ardelle Foose Kerns Roberts, 90, of Cumberland
Crossings Retirement Community, Carlisle, died Saturday, February 14, 2015, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center.
She was born on Dec. 1, 1924, in Carlisle, a daughter of the late James Keen Foose and Martha (Swartz) Foose.
She was also predeceased by her first husband, Arthur T. “Art” Kerns, her second husband, John R. “Jack”
Roberts, one grandson, Todd C. Hough, who passed away on Jan. 25, 2015 and one son-in-law, Robert “Rob” Schaffner,
June is survived by two daughters; Artra Hough (Greg) of
Mechanicsburg and Crystal Kerns (Mike Kennedy) of Carlisle, three grandsons; Rob Miller (Donna Brinton) of Newville, Brian
Hough (Jackie Schurr) of Moravia, NY and J. T. Hough of Camp Hill, 4 great-grandsons, 4 great-granddaughters, one sister,
Joyce Skelly of Chambersburg and many cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and her caregivers.
June graduated from Carlisle High School in 1942, and enjoyed many of her class reunions. She previously
attended St Paul’s Lutheran Church and First United Methodist Church in Carlisle. You may remember
June from her father’s store “Foose Grocery”, United Telephone Co., Reeves Hoffman, JC Penney, Cumberland
County Courthouse, or DAFCU, now Members 1st. June was very outgoing and enjoyed her family and friends.
She liked traveling and listening to Big Band music. She enjoyed crossword and jigsaw puzzles, reading biographies, and she
loved her ice cream with hot fudge!
will begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday, February 22, 2015, followed by a memorial at 2 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630
S. Hanover St., Carlisle. Burial will be held at a later date at Westminster Cemetery, Carlisle.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the ABC Breast Cancer Support Group at Carlisle YWCA.
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Dear Artra, Crystal and families. Thinking and praying for you all during this difficult time.
Love, Uncle Ivan
To all who knew/loved
My deepest and sincere condolences to all June's family/friends especially Crystal & Arta. For those
who know the "Oh my heart" story, one of my favorite stories to tell as a young man, it now aches deeply. She
was indeed a one of a kind mother in law! She could give me the evil eye with a huge hug at the same time. God Speed your
Bob Miller, Corona-CA.
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