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Verna Helen Balsbaugh

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Verna H. Balsbaugh, 88, of Carlisle, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at her home.  She was born on October 3, 1927 in Port Royal, and was a daughter of the late William Isenberg and Helen (Robinson) Isenberg Steiger.  Verna was married to the late Robert Lee Balsbaugh, who died on January 19, 2015. 

Verna graduated from Juniata High School in 1944.  She had worked at the Olmstead Air Force Base in Middletown and retired after many years of service with the Mechanicsburg Naval Supply Depot.  Verna was a member of the Middlesex United Methodist Church, Carlisle.  She enjoyed many things throughout her life including; RV travel, playing cards, billiards, board games but most of all was being with her family.

She is survived by one son, Barry E. (and his wife, Tamera) Balsbaugh of Duncannon, one daughter, Roberta L. Selan of Etters, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by one brother, Paul Isenberg, two sisters; Sydney Bridges and Madelyn Landis and two grandchildren; Ethan C. Balsbaugh and Amy L. Selan.

A visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 17, 2016, followed by funeral services at 10:00 a.m. in the Middlesex United Methodist Church, 118 N. Middlesex Rd, Carlisle with Rev. Jan F. Hughes officiating.  Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements. Memorial donations in Verna’s name may be made to her church.  www.Since1853.com

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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
"Five Generations of Service"
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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