Date of BirthAugust 25, 1926

Elwood Pisle Obituary

Date of BirthAugust 25, 1926

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Date of PassingOctober 18, 2017

Elwood Pisle Obituary

from pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Date of BirthAugust 25, 1926

Elwood Pisle Obituary

Date of BirthAugust 25, 1926

515 Views

Date of PassingOctober 18, 2017

Elwood Pisle Obituary

from pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


Elwood J. PisleAugust 25, 1926 - October 18, 2017ShippensburgElwood J. Pisle, 91, life-long resident of Shippensburg, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loving family on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.He was born on August 25, 1926, in Shippensburg, a son of the late John and Sara Pisle. Elwood was a U.S. Navy veteran of W.W. II, who served in the European Theater, enlisting on November 11, 1944, and honorably discharged on June 28, 1946.Elwood worked as a Supply Clerk at the Letterkenny Army Depot for thirty-nine years, retiring in 1983. He also served for twenty-one years in the U.S. Navy Reserves.Elwood attended the Prince Street United Brethren Church and enjoyed going to Sunday School. He was a fifty year member and past master of the Cumberland Valley Lodge #315 F. & A.M.; a member of the Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post #223; and a life member of the Durff-Kuhn V.F.W. Post #6168; and a member of Vigilant Hose Co. Elwood was an avid life-long hunter and a diehard Pittsburgh Steelers fan.He is survived by his wife of sixty-six years, Louise; his three daughters, Sandy (Clyde) Brown, Susan (Robert) Fickes, and Sally (Brian) Evans; his son, Scott (Rebecca) Pisle; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one brother, Leon Pisle; two sisters, Catherine Sanders and Martha Swartz; and many nieces and nephews.In addition to his parents, Elwood was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.His funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., Shippensburg. The Rev. Garry L. Culler will officiate. Interment, with military honors conducted by the Shippensburg Veterans Council, will follow in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Viewing will be Monday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home, with Masonic Rites taking place at 7:30 p.m.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either the Durff-Kuhn V.F.W Post #6168 or the Oscar M. Hykes American Legion Post #223.Online condolences may be expressed at www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.

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