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George J. Handshew, Jr.

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George J. Handshew, Jr., 90, of Carlisle, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at his home.  He was born on July 5, 1927 in Carlisle and was a son of the late George J. Handshew, Sr. and Esther (Young) Handshew.

George retired from the former Kinney Shoe Corp., Carlisle.  He was a US Army veteran and served during the Korean War.  George was a member of the South Mountain American Legion, also the V.F.W., White Circle, Eagles and the Moose, all of Carlisle.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 54 years, Elva J. (Mellott) Handshew, one son, Terry L. Handshew of Mechanicsburg, one daughter, Tina L. Mohle of Carlisle, one grandson, Brandon Mohle, one brother, Kenneth Lee Handshew, one sister-in-law, Jackie Handshew and several nieces and nephews.  George was preceded in death by one brother, Harold Handshew and one sister, Mary Crary.

Private graveside services will be held at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of arrangements.  www.Since1853.com.


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Tina sorry to hear of your father's passing you and your family are in my prayers

Pat Wiseman
Terry and family,
Please accept my deepest sympathy on the passing of your Father.  I pray God will give you strength and peace during this difficult time.

Mary Fetrow aka Mamselle
Eliva, Terry and Tina. My sincere condolences to you. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May Gods healing power give you comfort and peace.
Darryl Weston
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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)
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1892 ~ 1988)
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(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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