Close this search box.

Melinda Kay Mann 1967-2024

Melinda Kay Mann, 57, of Mercersburg, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2024 in Chambersburg.

Melinda Kay Mann
Melinda Kay Mann

Born February 23, 1967 in Chambersburg, she was a daughter of the late Clyde C. and Jacqueline J. Carmack Mann.

Melinda graduated from James Buchanan High School in 1986. For 25 years, Melinda worked as a crossing guarding in Mercersburg and as a fire police for the MMP&W. She loved watching NASCAR races and cheered for the Pittsburgh Steelers football team and New York Yankees baseball team.

The family would like to thank the care the Melinda received from the workers at the Chambersburg Wellspan Hospital, and SpiriTrust Lutheran.

Melinda is survived by her siblings: Larry (Wanda) Mann of Chambersburg, Rose Pine of Chambersburg, Donald Mann of Chambersburg, Barbara J. Pensinger of Mercersburg, and William (Tracy) Mann of Fort Loudon. She is survived by nieces and nephews, Bryce Mann, Tyler Pine, Brett Mann, Branden Mann, Jimmy Mann, and Jeniffer Seibert, 2 aunts, Mabel Wood of South Carolina, Doris (Norman) Daniels of Greencastle, an uncle, Harold Buzz Carmack of Hustontown, PA, and many cousins.

Melinda was preceded in death by her parents.

A private burial will take place at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg, PA.

To send flowers to the family of Melinda K. Mann, please visit the Heartfelt Sympathies Store.



Pamela K Coyle 1949-2024

Pam received her Master’s degree in library science from Clarion University in 1978. She never lost her love of reading or her enthusiasm for libraries.

Daily Forecast, April 21, 2024

Franklin County Forecast: In the forecast for today, we are expecting overcast clouds, with a high of 52.23°F and a low of 35.2°F. The humidity

Candie Sue Diffenderfer 1963-2024

Candie worked in the Prothonotary’s office at the Fulton County Courthouse, and later at Irving Accounting and U.S.A. Cartage in Williamsport, MD.

Unlock Your Website's Full Potential

LaunchUX, based in Chambersburg, is an award-winning web development and SEO agency. If you are ready to launch a new website or rank higher in Google, experience the difference with LaunchUX.

Your ad could be here! Email

Who We Are

The Franklin County Free Press, established by Vicky Taylor in 2019, emerged as a beacon of local journalism for the residents of Franklin County. Under Vicky's leadership, it quickly became an essential source of news, particularly at a time when major newspaper publications were increasingly overlooking local coverage.

On January 1, 2022, the torch was passed to Nathan Neil and his firm, Neil Publishing, LLC. Neil, a local entrepreneur with multiple thriving businesses in Chambersburg, shares Vicky's fervent commitment to both the community and the world of local journalism.

Rooted in the heart of Franklin County and powered by its residents, the Franklin County Free Press continues to bridge the gap, ensuring that the local stories, events, and issues that matter most to the community remain in the spotlight.