OBITUARY: Ida Mae Merrill Cahoe

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Mrs. Ida Mae Merrill Cahoe, 90, of Greencastle, died Thursday evening, Feb. 9, 2012, at the Chambersburg Hospital. She was the wife of Mr. James L. Cahoe, her husband of 65 years.

Born Nov. 18, 1921, in Patton, she was a daughter of the late Scott and Rosella Finney Merrill.

Mrs. Cahoe enjoyed crocheting and playing bingo.

Surviving besides her husband are her children, Richard Scott “Dick” Lindsay and wife Pinky of Port Orange, Fla., Beverly Jane Bennett and Dolores Mae Monn and husband Bill, all of Greencastle, and Cynthia “Cindy” Shatzer and husband Van of Chambersburg; nine grandchildren, Brian and Kevin Martin of Greencastle, Shane Martin of Carlisle, August Meyers of Chambersburg, Jamey Reynolds of Greencastle, Jeff Bruckhart of Mercersburg, Deidre Bigler of St. Thomas and James and Tim Monn; 20 great grandchildren; sister Leona Zumovitch of Altoona; sister-in-law Lois Merrill of Pittsburgh; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by siblings Calvin and Scott Merrill, and Laura Litzinger.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 at the Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the funeral home with Rev. Larry A. Locke assisted by Rev. Steve Delaney officiating.

Entombment will be in the Mausoleum at Parklawns Memorial Garden, Chambersburg.

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