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Roma L.  Harner

Roma L. Harner

Jan 20th, 1919 - Jan 20th, 2022
  • Birth Date: Jan 20th, 1919
  • Death Date: Jan 20th, 2022
  • Funeral Date: Jan 26th, 2022
  • Location: St. Mary's Lutheran Church, Silver Run
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On her 103rd birthday, Roma Louise Harner of Gettysburg, formerly of Littlestown, died with family at her side at her home on January 20, 2022. She was the wife of the late Harold O. Harner (Cubby) who died September 6, 1995.

Born in Littlestown on January 20, 1919, Roma was the daughter of the late Oliver and Maud (Study) Matthias. She is survived by her three children Vicki Harner of Camden Maine, Brenda Green of Gettysburg, Douglas Harner and wife Mary of Gettysburg; Four grandchildren, Matthew Green and wife Jona, Elizabeth Lyons and husband Tom, Jeffrey Harner and Bradley Harner; Four great grandchildren, Holden and Kenton Green, and Owen and Bryce Lyons; Sister, Shirley Aldinger and husband Carl.
Roma is predeceased by her grandson Jonathan Green and son-in-law Mark Green; Two brothers, Charles and Glenn Matthias; and Four sisters, Ruthanna Sterner , Edith Stambaugh, Sarah Harner and Evelyn Mayers.

Roma was a member of St. Mary’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Silver Run Maryland. She graduated from Littlestown High School and went on to beauty school in Martinsburg, West Virginia. She operated Roma’s Beauty Salon in the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s. She enjoyed gardening and crocheting as well as many family activities including boating and RV trips. In later years Roma enjoyed jumble puzzles and jigsaw puzzles.

Throughout her entire life, Roma maintained a positive attitude and pleasant disposition. She was always able to smile. Roma will be dearly missed.

Roma’s funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 11:00 St. Mary’s Lutheran Church, Silver Run with Pastor Linda Fernandez and The Rev Dr. H. Lee Brumback, II officiating. Masks are required. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the church.Interment is in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Littlestown.
Memorials in Roma’s name may be sent to AseraCare Hospice Care (2679), 984 Loucks Road, Suite I, York, PA 17404; or Special Olympics Adams County, 37 Bittern Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325; or St. Mary’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3978 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD 21158  
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Diana Coleman
Jan 24th, 2022 2:08 pm
What a lovely, optimistic woman I've heard about for many years from her daughter Vicki. A strong, vibrant woman who I never had the pleasure of meeting, may Roma Harner 2-1rest in eternal peace now. My sincere condolences to her family.
Betty bucher
Jan 21st, 2022 11:00 pm
Sympathy to the Harner family. We were neighbors for many years. I have fond memory’s. She will be missed.

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