Violet L. Meily
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Violet L. Meily

February 24, 1920 - September 13, 2012

Violet L. Meily

February 24, 1920 - September 13, 2012


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Circle of Life

In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.

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The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.

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Obituary for Violet L. Meily

Violet L. Meily, 92, a resident of Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle, formerly of West Main Street, Walnut Bottom, died Thursday, September 13, 2012 in the Center. Born February 24, 1920 in Shade Gap, Huntingdon County, she was a daughter of the late Cambridge and Myrtle Locke Snyder. Years ago Violet was a member of Prince Street United Brethren Church in Shippensburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Meily, Jr. who died November 29, 1980. Two brothers and three sisters are also deceased. Violet is survived by one son, Richard C. Meily and his wife Margie of Shippensburg, three daughters, Edna Grace Hoffman and her husband Jack of Three Springs, Connie High of Chambersburg, and Shelby Shaffer of Shippensburg, 14 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 12 great great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 22, 2012 in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Inc., Shippensburg at 11 a.m. Officiating will be The Rev. John G. Pogue. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the services in the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at

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