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Carl Lehman

August 15, 1923 — June 18, 2013


Carl W. Lehman, 89, of Carlisle, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at home.

Born August 15, 1923 in North Middleton Twp., Cumberland County, he was a son of the late Abram N. and Mary (Steckley) Lehman.  He was the loving husband of Isabel (Gillaugh) Lehman who survives.  They celebrated their 67th Wedding Anniversary on November22,  2012.

He attended the Carlisle Schools and was a 1941 graduate of Messiah Academy.

Mr. Lehman  was a  farmer and had also been employed by Clouse Trucking and as a school bus driver with the Carlisle Area School District.

Carl had also been a former member of the Carlisle Area School District School Board, was a board member of various farming organizations and a member of the Cumberland County Prison Ministry, where he received the Volunteer of the Year Award.

He was a lifelong member of the Carlisle Brethren In Christ Church where he served as a Sunday School teacher and Deacon. He was also involved with the Boy’s Brigade and the Usher’s Association.

He was preceded in death by a son:  Theodore G. Lehman, a brother:  L. Bruce Lehman and two sisters:  Ruth Lehman and  Pearl Stull.

Surviving  in addition to his wife are: two daughters:  Linda (Robert) Brehm of Carlisle and Carla (David) Hunt of Reinholds, Pa; a son:  Steven (Shirley) of Carlisle; two sisters:  Ferne Wenger of Mt. Vernon, Oh and Sara Coolidge of Williamsport, Pa; two brothers:  J. Wilmer (Gladys) Lehman of Carlisle and Abram N. Lehman, Jr.  of Conway, Ar  ; seven grandchildren:  Kristia Brehm Ludwick, Eric Brehm, Erin Hunt Reiff, Jonathan Hunt, Susanne Lehman Lessard, Steven Lehman, Jr., and Sean Lehman and 13 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at   10:30 A. M. from the Carlisle Brethren in Christ Church,  1155 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, with the Rev.  Kenneth O. Hoke and Rev. Alan Robinson officiating. Viewing will be at the church on Friday, June 21, 2013 from 6:00 P. M. until  9:00 P. M. and also on Saturday from 9:00 A. M. until time of service.  Burial will follow in Letort Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to his church, 1155 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, Pa 17015 or Celtic Hospice, 220 Wilson St., Carlisle, Pa 17013.

Ronan Funeral Home, Carlisle, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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