Viola H. Black, age 92, of Chambersburg, passed away November 19, 2015 at home. She was born February 5, 1923 in Riddlesburg, PA to Levi and Virginia (Swope) Holmes. She was married to Robert E. Black on Nov. 20, 1976. Viola was a member of Abundant Life Chapel in Chambersburg. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and homemaker to her family.
She is survived by her husband, Robert, six children: Sylvia (wife of Larry) Wheeler of Clearwater, FL., Kathy (wife of Michael) Medina of Mansfield, OH, Shirley (wife of David) McCartney of Chambersburg, Patty VanOrman of Niles, OH, Robbie Swope of Mansfield, OH and Darlene (wife of Doug) Gordon of Chambersburg. She has a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by the following children: Eugene, Ronald, James & Debbie Swope as well as three brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at Abundant Life Chapel with Pastor Samuel Myers officiating. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 till 8:00 PM at the Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Norland Ave., Chambersburg and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Interment will be at 3:00 PM on Tuesday at Langdondale Community Cemetery, Langdondale, PA. Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 725 Norland Ave, Chambersburg, PA will be handling the arrangements.