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An expanded obituary project of MennObits.  Includes additional information of obituaries appearing in
The Mennonite and other newspapers.  
Source of individual obituaries given with each record.  Project managed by Thelma Martin.

2000  C to F

Clemmer, Garrick N. ; . . Crider, Lester L. ; . . Derstine, Anna C. Clymer ; . .

Clemmer, Garrick N.
, 27 0f Lansdlae, PA died Wednesdy, July 5, 2000, at the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Born Oct. 14, 1972, to Dale and Kris (Stedman) Clemmer of Lansdale. He was a member of the Line Lexington Mennonite Church in Line Lexington.

Surviving in addition to his parents and sister, Tracy L. Clemmer of Lansdale; a foster sister, Tammy A. Simpson of Macon, GA; paternal Grandmother, Edith May Clemmer of Lansdale; and maternal grandfather, A. P. Stedman, Jr. of New Smyrna Beach, FL.

A memorial service was Aug. 27, at Line Lexington Mennonite Church, Line Lexington, PA.

Source: Times Herald Norristown, PA - July 7, 2000
Submitted by Leon Hertzler

Crider, Lester L.
, 74, of Shippensburg, PA died April 11, 2000, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital. Born Nov. 12, 1925, in Franklin Co., Pa., to John H. and Lizzie Frey Crider. His his wife, Evelyn L. Martin Crider survies. He was a member of Rowe Mennonite Church in Shippensburg, PA.

Survived by his wife, Evelyn, six daughters, Lorene F. Hege and Joyce L. Diller, both of Chambersburg, Joanne S. Martin of Spring Run, Pa., Debra K. Hege of Millen, Ga., Barbara A. Diller of Shippensburg and Janita J. Diller of Myerstown, Pa.; four sons, Glenn L. Crider, Ray M. Crider, Larry L. Crider and Max E. Crider, all of Shippensburg; four sisters, Leona Showalter of Maugansville, Elinor Showalter and Janet Crider, both of Chambersburg, and Thelma Diller of Shippensburg; two brothers, Eldon Crider and Harold Crider, both of Chambersburg; 37 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was predeased by his parents and son in law Philip Hege.

Funeral service was at Rowe Mennonite Church Shippensburg, PA, burial was in the Rowe Mennonite Cemetery.

Hearld mail-com 4/11/00, Hagerstown, MD
Submitted by Leon Hertzler

Derstine, Anna C. Clymer
, 91, formerly of Blooming Glen, PA, born in Blooming Glen, PA died Aug 8, 2000 at Rockhill Mennonite Community in Sellersville, PA where she had lived since 1991. Born in Blooming Glen, she was the daughter of the late Samuel B. and Lizzy (Detweiler) Clymer. She was the wife of 61 years to the late Howard M. Derstine who died in 1992. She was a lifelong member of Blooming Glen Mennonite Church.

Survived by 3 sons, J. Robert of Perkasie PA, J. Larry of Bridgewater Corners VT and Mark D. of Perkasie PA; 15 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 1 daughter, Joyce Moyer in 1985; 1 brother, Harold Clymer; and 1 sister, Edna Hendricks.

Viewing hours are Aug 11, 2000 at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, 713 Blooming Glen Rd. Funeral service will follow the viewing period. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

Source: Intelligencer Record Sellersville, PA
Submitted by Leon Hertzler

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