Larry G. Rowles

Born: Mon., Oct. 24, 1938
Died: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017

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Larry G. Rowles, 79, of Pleasant Hall, PA, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family, Friday, November 17, 2017. Born October 24, 1938 in Chambersburg, PA, he was the son of the late R. Kessler and Dorothy Rowles.

Larry graduated from Chambersburg Senior High School in the Class of 1956. He served in the United States Air Force from 1957-1961. Larry retired from Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, with approximately 30 years of service.

Larry had a passion for reading and he enjoyed nature. He always enjoyed the company of his family.

He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Suzanne Theresa (Schaffnit) Rowles, and his children, Bridget Rowles (David), Kimberly Cummings (Allen), Terri Rowles, Bobbi Rowles, and Michael Rowles, as well as 14 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

As per Larry’s wishes, his service will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Coyle Free Library, 376 N 2nd St., Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to the Shippensburg Public Library, 73 W. King St., Shippensburg, PA 17257.

The Kelso Cornelius Funeral Home, Chambersburg has been entrusted with the arrangements. To share online condolences, please visit

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John A. Ile
   Posted Thu November 23, 2017
I'm so sorry to learn of Larry's death. He was always so nice to talk to. I pray that the God of all comfort will shower you with His grace. God bless you.
John A. Ile, former pastor