Mac H. Hockenberry
Marie A. Dorer
Karen Marie Hockenberry


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1. Paul Edward Beecher Jr.

2. Carl L. Helman Jr.

Karen Marie Hockenberry 1 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 20 Mar 1957
  • Marriage (1): Paul Edward Beecher Jr. on 7 Apr 1973 in Metal Twp., Franklin Co, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Carl L. Helman Jr.

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  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Public Opinion: Karen Hockenberry Marries In Church, 29 May 1973, Chambersburg, Franklin, PA. 2 -----
Karen Hockenberry Marries in Church
Karen Marie Hockenberry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mac H. Hockenberry, Fort Loudon, became the wife of Paul Edward Beecher Jr.. son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Beecher, Fannettsburg. April 7. The double ring ceremony was performed at 2:30 p.m. in Metal United Methodist Church. Officiating was the Rev. James Dile. The bride, given in marriage by her father, chose a gown of white chiffon, trimmed in green floral applique. She carried a bouquet of white carnations, tinted green. Cindy Fleagle. Fannettsburg. was maid of honor in a formal gown with an ivory lace bodice and burgundy velvet skirt. The Juliet sleeves ended in scalloped edges and the bodice and neckline were marked with velvet benb-boned lace. She held a bouquet of white carnations. Noreen Erown. R R U Orrstown. cousin of the bnde. was bridesmaid in a gown of pink chiffon. She also carried white carnations. Flower girls were Timmy and Tammy Beecher Favetteville. in pink and white long dresses. They carried white camat!ons- Carrving rings was Perry Hockenberry. Fort laudon brother of the bnde. and acoKtes were Sue Zerba and tester of the bride chose a dress of pink with long lace sleeves, and the bridegroom's mother selected a lavender dress with long lace sleeves. Best man was Calvin Horn, Upper Strasburg. and ushers were Charles Brown. Orrstown. cousin of the bride, and Michael Beecher. Fannettsburg. brother of the bridegroom. Darlene Hannon, Fort Loudon, presented at the organ "Color My World." "What the World Needs Now." "We've Only Just Beeun." "For All We Know.' "C!e?e to You," "Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet" and "Theme from Love Story." A reception followed in the church basement. Jody Woodal, Fort Loudon, kept the guest book and Yvette Montel received gifts. Hostesses were Trudy. Tressa. Debbie and Diane Bain and Debbie Woods. The newlyweds are residing in Fort Loudon. The bride is a student at Fannett-Metal High School. Willow Hill. Her husband, who attended Chambersburg Area Senior High School, is employed by Bendix Corp., Shippensburg. Think Nafural Keep your make-up bas? close to your natural skin color or the look will be artificial. For the added color, use a blusher or light rouge.

2. Newspaper: Public Opinion: Divorces: Franklin County Courthouse: Karen Marie Hockenberry Beecher, 28, 5315 Race Track Rd., St. Thomas, and Paul Edward Beecher Jr., 34, Fannettsburg. They were married April 7, 1973, and have two children., 16 Jan 1986, Chambersburg, Franklin, PA. 1

3. Residence: on 24 Sep 2009 in Fort Loudon, Franklin, PA, USA. 8

4. Newspaper: Public Opinion: Deed Transfers: Metal Township: $1: Carl L. Jr., Karen M. Helman to Chad Beecher, 14 Mar 2014, Chambersburg, Franklin, PA. 9

Karen married Paul Edward Beecher Jr., son of Paul Edward Beecher Sr. and Nancy G. Bodkins, on 7 Apr 1973 in Metal Twp., Franklin Co, PA.1 2 The marriage ended in divorce in Jan 1986. (Paul Edward Beecher Jr. was born on 29 Oct 1951 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA 10 11.)

Karen next married Carl L. Helman Jr.


1 Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA) (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 16 Jan 1986, page 24.

2 Publications of the Historical Society of Schuylkill County (The HIstorical Society of Schuylkill County, Pottsville, Pennsylvania. Multiple volumes, some online in Google Books search or, 29 May 1973, page 5. Marriage of Karen Marie Hockenberry and Paul Edward Beecher Jr.

3 The Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland., 21 Nov 2005, obituary of Sierra M. Beecher.

4 Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA) (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 8 Jun 2010, obituary of Marie A. Hockenberry.

5 The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA) (, Obituary of Nancy Beecher Jackson.

6 Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA) (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 10 Feb 1977, page 23. Birth of son to Paul & Karen Beecher.

7 Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA) (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 25 Jan 1974, page 12. Birth of son to Paul & Karen Beecher.

8 Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA) (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 24 Sep 2009. Obituary of Mac Hockenberry.

9 Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA) (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 14 Mar 2014, page 20.

10, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 1.

11 Shippensburg News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 2 Nov 1951, page 3.

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