Val William Vanderau

Val William Vanderau

Birth
Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 May 2001 (aged 83)
Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 31628715 · View Source
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Val William Vanderau, 83, of 806 North Penn Hall Drive and formerly of 95 Edgewater Drive, died at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 7, 2001, in Penn Hall Nursing Center, Chambersburg.

Born May 8, 1917, in Mercersburg, he was the son of the late Val Edward and Sara Caldwell Kyle Vanderau.

He was a member of Central Presbyterian Church, Chambersburg, hwere he was a member of the Brotherhood Men's Class.

He graduated in 1935 from Chambersburg High School.

For 32 years he was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, Chambersburg, retiring in 1980.

Mr. Vanderau was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army.

A life member of Franklin Fire Company, Chambersburg, he was also a member of Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association, Firemen's Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania, and life member and past president of Franklin - Fulton County Firemen's Association.

In addition to his wife, Isabel Pentz Vanderau, whom he married May 16, 1945, surviving are a daughter, Christine V. (Mrs. John) Long of Chambersburg; a son, Douglas W. (husband of Harriett) Vanderau of Chambersburg; and two granddaughters, Quinn M. Vanderau and Kathleen A. Vanderau, both of Chambersburg.

Service will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road. The Rev. Robert E. Keener will officiate. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Building Fund of Central Presbyterian Church, 40 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg 17201.


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  • Created by: Luz Arana
  • Added: 22 Nov 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 31628715
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Val William Vanderau (8 May 1917–7 May 2001), Find a Grave Memorial no. 31628715, citing Norland Cemetery, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Luz Arana (contributor 46612370) .