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Janet L Zeigler obituary 1933-2023


Janet L Zeigler, 89, of Chambersburg, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at Chambers Pointe.

Janet L Zeigler
Janet L Zeigler

Born November 26, 1933 in Chambersburg, she was a daughter of the late John Kirkpatrick and A. Margaret Foust Kirkpatrick Ricker.

Her beloved husband of 55 years, Donald L. Zeigler, preceded her in death on September 5, 2005.

Janet was employed as an assembler at Corning Glass Works in Greencastle for 26 years. She was a member of King Street Church in Chambersburg and the former Chambersburg Mall Walkers. She enjoyed traveling, crocheting, puzzles, card games, word finds, and lunches with her girlfriends.

She is survived by two children, Bonita L. Woods (husband Steve) of Fayetteville, and Julie D. Martin (husband Patrick) of Chambersburg; five grandchildren; Brian Renner, Erik Zeigler, Tyler Moran (wife Tera), Steven Zeigler, and Kristen Akers (husband Jeret); four great grandchildren, Brady Moran, Ellie Akers, Benson Akers, and Jack Moran.

Aside from her parents and husband, Janet was preceded in death by her son, Steven L. Zeigler; and sister, Dorothy Kirkpatrick.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA. Rev. Ronald Cook will officiate.

Interment will follow in Parklawns Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

Condolences and memories may be shared at the funeral home’s website.

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For the past years, Tammy helped take care of her mother. She enjoyed watching game shows and listening to contemporary Christian music.

Robert William Gordon 1947-2024

Born August 18, 1947, a son of the late Merrill R. and Goldie E. Kotzmoyer Gordon, Bob liked to hunt and fish, and loved spending time with his family.

Janice Mae Keller 1938-2024

Janice always enjoyed shopping trips with her children and always used that opportunity to stop at her favorite restaurant, Olive Garden.

Ethel R. Smith 1935-2024

Ethel was a very loving and caring woman. She will always be remembered and cherished as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

Sharon M. Matthews 1951-2024

Sharon enjoyed game shows on TV, mostly Wheel of Fortune. She also liked watching the Food Network and talk about what they made.

Ralph V. Foltz 1928-2024

Ralph enjoyed hunting, telling stories, and traveling around the United States on bus trips, alongside his wife Lois.

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