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CHAMBERSBURG — Lista M. Ocker, 85, of Chambersburg, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at Falling Spring Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Chambersburg.

Born Monday, May 29, 1933 in Newburg, Cumberland County, she was a daughter of the late Aaron Garman and Ruth Naomi Crider Ocker, Sr.

Lista was a member of the Ridge Church of the Brethren, Shippensburg. She retired from Sunny Way Foods, Greencastle, where she worked as a pie baker with 25 years of service, and also was a former employee at the Waynesboro Hospital where she worked in the kitchen.

Lista was a member of the Go Club at the Greencastle Senior Center and enjoyed scrapbooking.

She is survived by nine siblings; Erma Diffenderfer, Mercersburg, Harvey Ocker, Chambersburg, Aaron Ocker, Shippensburg, David Ocker, VA, Ruthie Stouffer, Shippensburg, Walter Ocker, Chambersburg, Catherine Mills, Lancaster, Merle Ocker, Chambersburg, and Earl Ocker, Selinsgrove; and 60 nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Arthur, John, Wayne, and James Ocker; and one sister, Helen Geisinger.

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Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc., with the Rev. Harold E. Yeager officiating. Burial will be in Mongul Cemetery. A viewing will be held Friday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ridge Church of the Brethren, 1095 Ridge Road, Shippensburg, PA 17257.

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