Norma Jean Horst obituary 1934~2022


Norma Jean Horst, 88, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania passed away November 21, 2022 at Promedica Nursing Home. 

Norma Jean Horst
Norma Jean Horst

She was born on September 30, 1934 in Chambersburg, she was the oldest child of Paul and Dorothy (Seylar) Shetter.

She was married to the love of her life, Maurice L. Horst on Feb. 6, 1955. They loved to travel, and especially enjoyed the many friends they learned to know from Africa, Central America and South America.

Norma is survived by her three children, Barbara (wife of Dennis) Peckman of St. Thomas, Barry (husband of Kimberly) Horst of Elizabethtown, PA, and Betsy (wife of Timothy) Mose of Chambersburg and a daughter-in-law, Jean Horst of Houston, TX.   She is survived by fifteen grandchildren:  Benjamin Peckman, Joseph Heikman, Melody Beeler, Adriane Mummert, Darin Horst, Carissa Horst, Erin Horst, Travis Funk, Trent Funk, Taylor Funk, TJ Mose and Ammi Mose., Zachary Horst, A.J. Horst, and Nicholas Horst and twenty-seven great-grandchildren. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice on May 31, 2020 and two sons: Bradley Horst and Bruce Horst.     

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday Nov. 30, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Mission Hill Church with Rev. Kevin Witter officiating. 

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 till 8 p.m. at the Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Chambersburg and one hour prior to the service at the church

Interment will follow in Air Hill Cemetery

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

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