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Bernard S. Atherton
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1938
Death: Mar. 7, 2008

Bernard S. "Bernie" Atherton, 70, of Ft. Loudon, PA died at 8:20 a.m. March 7, 2008 in the Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, PA.

Born January 19, 1938 in Cove Gap, PA he was a son of the late Raymond Walter and Jesse Jane Peck Atherton.

He was employed for 38 years by H.R. Cordell & Sons of Mercersburg, PA.

He was a member of Greencastle Church of God. For 20 years he was a member of Ft. Loudon Ruritan Club and until his death he was serving as club treasurer. As an auto mechanic he was involved in area racing at Hagerstown Speedway, Port Royal Speedway, and the former St. Thomas Race Track. For the past 20 years he was involved in racing with his son, Mike Atherton. He enjoyed fishing.

Surviving are his wife, Norma D. Miller Atherton, whom he married June 22, 1957. A daughter Cindy R. (Mrs. Samuel) Mellott of Mercersburg. Three sons, Michael S. (husband of Carol) Atherton, Curtis E. Atherton, and Kevin B. (husband of Christina) Atherton all of Ft. Loudon. Seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. His pet dog, Toby. Three sisters, Betty Houpt and Dolly Yeager both of Mercersburg and Linda Yeager of McConnellsburg, PA

Burial in Spring Grove Cemetery, Lemasters, PA.

Spring Grove Cemetery
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: In Loving Memory
Record added: Mar 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25219136
Bernard S. Atherton
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