Mary Jane (Rife) Funk

Born: Sun., Mar. 9, 1930
Died: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Feb. 24, 2019
Location: Kelso Cornelius Funeral Home

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Mon., Feb. 25, 2019
Location: Chambersburg Mennonite Church

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Mon., Feb. 25, 2019
Location: Chambersburg Mennonite Church

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Mary Jane Funk, 88, of Chambersburg, PA  passed away February 22, 2019  at her home in Chambersburg. She was born on March 9, 1930  in Chambersburg, PA  to the late Victor  and Bessie  (Wenger ) Rife . She was married to the late  Samuel M Funk for 63 years. Mary Jane is survived by her children Ken  Funk (wife Sondra),  Wilmer  Funk (wife Vivian),  Brenda  Wadel (husband Robert), Dana  Funk (wife Susan) ,  Regina  King  (husband Foster),  fresh air daughter Lilly Werley (husband David), brother-in-law Harold Eby and sister-in-law Norma Funk. She is also survived by 42 grandchildren and 94 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by siblings Merle  Rife,  Janet  Ocker and Ruth  Eby.  Mary Jane was a member of Strasburg Mennonite Church and she taught school for 19 years at Anchor Christian School.

The family will receive friends at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Ltd. Chambersburg, PA on Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 5-8 PM. Funeral services will be at Chambersburg Mennonite Church on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 10 AM with Strasburg Church Ministry officiating. There will be a 1 hour viewing prior to service.  Interment will be at Chambersburg Mennonite Cemetery following the funeral. Special thanks to all those that helped with her care, special recognition to Lisa Bricker and Larissa Croutch.

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Cheryl Metzger
   Posted Sat February 23, 2019
Dear Funk Family,
So sorry to hear about your loss. I know that you will find comfort in knowing that Mary Jane is now in the presence of Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. And also reunited with you Dad.
Love in Christ,
Cheryl Metzger

Arlene (Kuhns) Miller
   Posted Sun February 24, 2019
Dear Funk family,

I have so many fond memories of your mother teaching home ed at Anchor Mennonite School. Also her smiling face at Strasburg Mennonite Church when I attended there. So sorry for your loss but we know she is at a much better place and free of all pain!!! I am sorry I can't be there for her calling hours or funeral due to distance... but know you will be in my thoughts and prayers!!! You have my sympathy and may God be very close to you during this time of loss and grief in your life!!!