Elvia Jean Chaney

b. 15 October 1937, d. 26 October 2008
Elvia Jean Chaney
Oct. 26, 2008
     Her married name was Varner. Elvia Jean Chaney married Donald M. Varner. She was born on 15 October 1937. She died on 26 October 2008 at age 71; Elvia J. Varner, 71, 330 Roxbury Road, Newville, died Sunday, October 26, 2008 at her home.

Born October 15, 1937 in Springfield, WV; she was a daughter of the late Ralph Chaney and May Hose Chaney Buzzard.

She was a member of Hays Grove United Methodist Church and their Pollyanna Club and was treasurer of the Charge Parsonage.

Mrs. Varner worked as a bookkeeper for Newville Hardware and presently volunteered at Carlisle Regional Medical Center. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Newville American Legion and was a 1955 graduate of Hagerstown High School. Elvia loved to play bingo.

She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Donald M. Varner, a step son, Donald M. Varner, Jr. and wife Tammy, Shippensburg, a sister, Betty Jordon, Hagerstown, a step granddaughter, Jill L. Varner and a step grandson, Kyle L. Varner, both of Shippensburg, and three nephews.

She was preceded in death by two nieces.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 10:30 AM in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Inc., Shippensburg. Officiating will be The Rev. J. Donald Firestone. Burial will be in Hays Grove Cemetery. The viewing will be Tuesday evening from 6-8 P.M. and one hour prior to the services Wednesday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hays Grove United Methodist Church, 2180 Pine Road, Newville, PA 17241 or Hospice of Central PA, P.O. Box 266, Enola, PA 17025.