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Billie Chesnut

Billie L. Chesnut

Sunday, January 14th, 1934 - Saturday, July 27th, 2019
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Obituary

Billie L. Chesnut, 85, formerly of Mercersburg, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019, with her family by her side in Chambersburg.
Born January 14, 1934, in McConnellsburg, PA, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Goldie Strait Lininger.
Billie graduated from McConnellsburg High School and married Charles W. Chesnut on January 25, 1953. She worked as a cook at the Mercersburg Inn, and Mercersburg Academy of until retirement in 1994. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Billie liked shopping, cooking, playing bingo, and spending summers in Delaware with her family.
Billie is survived by her husband of 66 years, Charles W. Chesnut, and 6 children, Karen Carbaugh of Myrtle Beach, SC, Debra (Ronald) Pine of Mercersburg, Barbara (Joel) Sites of Mercersburg, Carol (Leroy) Fickes of Chambersburg, Thomas (Kathi) Chesnut of Mercersburg, and Brenda (Mark) Heckman of Mercersburg. She is survived by 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 2 brothers, Gary and Guiena Lininger of McConnellsburg.
Billie is preceded in death by her granddaughter Susan E. Pine, and a son-in-law Richard Carbaugh.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc. Mercersburg, with Chaplain Brenda Doyle officiating. The family will receive family and friends 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will take place at Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to Menno Haven Benevolence Fund
Arrangements by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, August 1st, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, August 1st, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    47 North Park Avenue
    MERCERSBURG, PA 17236
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  • Service

    Thursday, August 1st, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, August 1st, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    47 North Park Avenue
    MERCERSBURG, PA 17236
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Patrick & Phyllis from Merrill Lynch

Posted at 10:15am
With loving memories of Mrs. Chesnut. I can't remember seeing her without a smile on her face. She was a wonderful lady and will be missed.
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Roy & Bonnie Gochenauer

Posted at 08:21pm
Dear Family: May i send my heart felt condolences to each of you.. I will forever be reminded of your mother every time i use a blue coffee percolator that I purchased at their household sale when they moved into Menno Haven. We never spent allot of time around Billie but she was always quick to greet us when she seen us.. This is the sweet nature that she passed on to each of you.. May you each be comforted with the memories you have of your mom. Bonnie & Roy Gochenauer
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Rich and Robin McDonald and Family

Posted at 12:48pm
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