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Fern Lorraine Pryor 1934-2023


Mrs. Fern Lorraine Pryor (Crilley), 89, of Beartown, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2023 in Quincy Village Nursing Home.

Fern Lorraine Pryor
Fern Lorraine Pryor

Born September 1, 1934 in Beartown, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Lulu (Yingling) Crilley.

Mrs. Pryor attended Washington Township High School and was employed at Kinney Shoe Factory in Fairfield, PA for over 23 years.

She was a member of Calvary Chapel, Beartown.

Mrs. Pryor is survived by two children, Ronald E. Pryor of Upper Strausburg, PA and Ruann Laughman of East Berlin, PA; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one sister, Henrietta S. Rowe of Waynesboro; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Roy Pryor, Jr.; three sisters, Mary Menges, Gladys Kriner and Hilda Byers; and four brothers, Clarence “Jim” Crilley, Stanley Crilley, Bill Haugh and Lorenzo Crilley.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, September 21, 2023 in Calvary Chapel, 13318 Mentzer Gap Road, Waynesboro with Pastor Jody Barthle officiating.

Burial will follow in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.



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