Vern R. Baugher

Published 12:25 am Thursday, June 16, 2011

Vern R. Baugher, 92, of Washington, N.C., formerly of Mount Joy, Pa., died peacefully Monday, June 13, 2011, in Beaufort County Medical Center, Washington, N.C. She was the widow of William H. Baugher, who died in 1980. Born in Mount Joy, she was the daughter of the late Abraham and Ella (Smeltzer) Rinehart. She retired in 1972 as a parachute packer, working at the former Olmsted AFB in Middletown, Pa., and also at Warner Robbins AFB in Georgia. Prior to this, she was employed as an assembler at the former Shick Corp. in Lancaster, Pa. She was a former member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church of Mount Joy.

Surviving is a daughter, Betty Lou May of Lancaster, four grandchildren, two step-granddaughters, six great-grandchildren, a brother Raymond T. Rinehart Sr. of Mount Joy, and a sister Gloria O’Connell of Mount Pleasant, Pa. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son John L. Baugher, a brother John Rinehart, and two sisters Vivian Moran and Evelyn Shelley.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her graveside service at the Henry Eberle Cemetery, corner of Marietta Ave. and Lumber St., Mount Joy, on Saturday, June 18, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. To send the family on-line condolences, please visit Arrangements are by Heilig Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Mount Joy, PA.