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APRIL 11, 1997


Blanche R. Burkett Templin, 69, of 950 Mae St., Derry Twp. Died Friday in Community General Osteopathic Hospital.


She retired as a seamstress from the former Hesteco Dress and Sportswear Manufacturing Co., Hummelstown; and was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.


She was the widow of Claude “Sonny” Templin Sr. Surviving are a daughter, Kathleen A. Finsterbush of Middletown; three sons, Claude Jr. and Michael A., both of Hummelstown, and David A. of Palmyra; her mother, Ida Houser McLaughlin, and two brothers, John and Raymond Burkett, all of Middletown; and three sisters, Gloria Tittiger of Harrisburg and Audra Goodwin and Dorothy Mae Matinchek, both of Middletown; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


Services will he held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Trafz & Bowser Funeral Home, Hummelstown. Burial will be in Middletown Cemetery. Viewing will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.


Memorial contributions may be made to Diabetes Foundation, Harrisburg Area Chapter, 2600 N. Third St., Harrisburg 17110


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