McVEYTOWN - Christine L. Wilson, 74, of U.S. Hwy 522 South, McVeytown, went to be with the Lord at 4:44 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012, surrounded by her loving family, in her home.
Born Aug. 24, 1938, in Decatur Township, she was a daughter of the late John H. and Augusta (Taylor) Knepp. Her husband, Robert E. Wilson, whom she married Sept. 4, 1957, survives.
Also surviving are: two sons, Michael E. Wilson and Brian L. Wilson, both of McVeytown; two sisters, Alice Rothrock and Zelda Rothrock and husband, John, both of McVeytown; a brother, Gerald Knepp and wife, Connie, of McVeytown; and four grandchildren, Jill, Rachel, Ryan, and Ethan.
Christine L. Wilson
She was preceded in death by a brother, John Knepp, and a brother-in-law Calvin Rothrock.
Employed at Kline's Market in McVeytown for 15 years, she later retired from Lewistown Hospital as a certified sterilization aid.
Chris was a very active member of the Spring Run Church of the Brethren, in McVeytown, where she served as a deaconess, Sunday school teacher, and member of both the choir and the Hundred Harmonica Band. She also attended Women's Bible Study and served on the Fellowship Commission and Witness Commission.
Chris also belonged to the Hogan Gang, originally known as Mission 12. After forty years, this group of Brethren women from throughout the Middle District still meet regularly at Camp Blue Diamond.
She enjoyed spending time with family and friends at Camp Brookland, her childhood home.
Chris drew her strength not only from her steadfast faith in God, but also from the love and support of her family, friends, church family, and community.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012, at the Spring Run Church of the Brethren, McVeytown, with Pastors Craig and Kate Gandy officiating. Interment will be in Mattawana Cemetery, McVeytown.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Spring Run Church of the Brethren, P.O. Box 333, McVeytown, PA 17051 or to Hospice: The Bridge, 305 Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.
Harshbarger Funeral Home, McVeytown, is in charge of arrangements.