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Laura E. "Toot" Young

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Laura E. “Toot” Young, 81, of Carlisle, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at her home.  She was born on October 5, 1934 in Carlisle, a daughter of the late Clayton and Helen (Piper) Bitner.

Laura retired in 2000 from the former Carlisle Tire & Rubber Co. after 32 years of service.  She was a member of Centerville Lutheran Church, Newville.

She is survived by her companion of more than 40 years, Paul C. Failor, one son, David L. (wife, Jeanne) Young of Newville, three daughters; Mary E. (husband, Edward) Gettle of Newville, Loretta M. (husband, Michael) Berkheimer of Mechanicsburg and Judy A. (husband, Ken) Evans of Carlisle, two brothers; Charles Bitner of Mt. Holly Springs and Ervin Bitner of Shippensburg, one sister, Vesta Kutz of Carlisle, 16 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A viewing will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, 2016 followed by the funeral service at 1:30 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Jerri Carlin and Rev. Arlene Dunn officiating.  Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Newville.  Memorial gifts in Laura’s name may be made to her church or to Celtic Hospice.


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Sending our deepest sympathy and Prayers to all the Family and Friends of Laura . She was always a lot of fun.  She will be missed by many.  Love from cousins Dorothy and the Cressler family .

Dorothy Hopple

Centerville ELCA congregation will miss you, Laura. Rest in peace. See you in the Resurrection!

Pastor Jerri Carlin

Sending Prayers that Family and Friends be given the strength to make it through this difficult time. Toot will surely be missed and we have lost a wonderful lady. RIP Toot.
Victoria Kutz
Sending our love to the family of Toot . What a beautiful service you had for her . was glad to get to see some of the family . She will be missed by many.  Love and Prayers from cousin Dorothy
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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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Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Seymour A. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
Hastings A. Ewing, FD
(1866 ~ 1924)
Alexander B. Ewing, FD
(1831 ~ 1903)

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