Thomas Marshall Van Metre
Thomas Marshall Van Metre, 73, of 1415 Winchester Drive, died of natural
causes Saturday afternoon while working in his garden.
He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Van Metre earned an economics degree in 1951 from University of Pennsylvania. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa during his junior year and led his Kappa Sigma fraternity chapter in his senior year.
He was a longtime member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church.
His hobbies and interests included golf, visiting historic sites, reading and traveling. He was a student of music and business affairs.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Donald Ezra and Jessica Marshall Van Metre.
He was married 47 ago years on Sept. 4 to Rosemary Brown Van Metre.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Amy, wife of Steven Siddal of North Wales; two sons, Steven Van Metre, husband of Mary Stuart Barbour of Roanoke, Va., and James Van Metre, husband of Jackie Lesser of Brooklyn; six grandchildren; and a sister, Nancy Pyle of Timonium Md.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Lynn.
The Lancaster New Era - Lancaster, Pennsylvania. April 29, 2002.
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