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Arbutus Metcalfe

Arbutus L. Metcalfe

Monday, July 26th, 1937 - Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Obituary

Arbutus L. Metcalfe, 82, of Mercersburg, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.
Born July 26, 1937 in Fairplay Maryland, she was a daughter of the late JF and Theryl McCoy Knight.

Arbutus graduated from Williamsport High School in 1955 and married Merle V. Metcalf on August 20 1955. She was a proprietor of the Alphabet Flower & Gift Shop in Mercersburg and worked for Metcalfe’s Scrap Service. Arbutus enjoyed sewing, working on crafts, playing board games and cards with her friends and family. She liked spending her time cooking, looking for antiques, and attending auctions.

Arbutus is survived by her children, Robin W. Metcalfe, Terry P. (Tammy) Metcalfe, Lynn A. Metcalfe, Cindy E. (Andy) Horowitz, Brian L. (Lisa) Metcalfe, and Barry L. Metcalfe. She is survived by 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Beatrice Kline.

Arbutus is preceded in death by her husband, Merle V. Metcalfe (2014), a son, Anthony L. Metcalfe, 2 grandchildren, Garrett Metcalfe, Terry Preston Metcalfe Jr, and a sister, Mary Cross.

A visitation will be held 6-8 PM on Monday, December 16, 2019, at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Mercersburg, PA. A graveside service will be held 11 AM on Tuesday at Pine Grove Cemetery, Mercersburg, PA with Mr. Dean Metcalfe Sr. officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, December 16th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Monday, December 16th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    47 North Park Avenue
    MERCERSBURG, PA 17236
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  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 | 10:00am - 10:45am
    When
    Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am
    Location
    Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    47 North Park Avenue
    MERCERSBURG, PA 17236
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Address
    Punch Bowl Road
    MERCERSBURG, PA
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susan wisocki

Posted at 12:57pm
My deepest condolences go out to all of the Metcalfe family. She was a great woman and I always liked talking to her. She will be missed.
Sue from Gaumer Industries
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I will always remember you as a kind, loving, giving lady. You will be greatly missed and never forgotten.
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