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Mr. Lewis H. Freeman, 89, of Waynesboro, passed away Wednesday morning, July 28, 2010, in his home. Born July 30, 1920 in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Silas and Anna (Gantz) Freeman. He lived his early life in the Waynesboro area. He graduated from Waynesboro High School with the class of 1939. Mr. Freeman served with the United States Army 80th Infantry Division as a reconnaissance troop during World War II. He served in the European Theater during the Battle of the Bulge and was awarded the Bronze Star. He and his wife, the late Margaret Elizabeth (Crumbaker) Freeman, were married on February 5, 1945 by Pastor Ard in the Hagerstown Lutheran Church. Following the marriage they lived his Strasburg, PA and Salisbury, MD. They returned to Waynesboro in 1960. Mrs. Freeman died on May 25, 1999. In his early life, Mr. Freeman worked for J.C. Penny's and Montgomery Ward Department stores. He later worked for Mack Truck, Hagerstown, as a book keeper and union steward, retiring in 1985. He was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waynesboro. Mr. Freeman enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family. He is survived by one daughter, Suzanne F. Allman and her husband Dr. Richard L. Allman of Villanova, PA; one son, Scot L. Freeman of Dayton, OH; four grandchildren, Michelle Allman, Steven Allman, Timothy Freeman, and Stephanie Scaglione; two great-grandchildren, Lillian and Hudson; and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Aldine Freeman, Marshall Freeman, John Freeman, Donald Freeman, and William Freeman. Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, August 3, 2010, in the chapel of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, 43 S. Church St., Waynesboro, with Rev. Dennis Beaver, officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro, where military honors will be conducted by the honor guard of Charles Nitterhouse V.F.W. Post #1599, Chambersburg. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services, Tuesday morning, in the parlor at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Evangelical Lutheran Church, 43 S. Church St., Waynesboro, PA, 17268. Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.bowersoxfuneralhomes.com

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