Frances H. (Heberlig) Lusk
Frances “Fran” Jean (Heberlig) Lusk, age 89, of Mechanicsburg, was reunited with her loving husband in heaven on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. Fran was born on Saturday, September 6, 1930 in Carlisle to the late Harry Earl Heberlig and Mary Catherine (Peffer) Heberlig. Fran was the widow of Horace Ward “Doc” Lusk, whom she married on December 6, 1952, and who died on January 3, 2018. In addition to her parents and husband, Fran is preceded in death by her son Robert W. Lusk; and her two brothers, Wayne S. Heberlig and Harry A. Heberlig.
Fran’s survivors include her five children: Michael J. Lusk and his wife, Debra; Jerry W. Lusk and his wife, Linda; Steven E. Lusk and his wife, Betti; Debra L. Kline and her husband, Randy; Lori L. Riggs and her husband, Richard; her 14 grandchildren; her 27 great grandchildren; her great great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Fran graduated from Boiling Springs High School and was a long-time member of Grace United Methodist Church in Mechanicsburg. Fran was a fantastic baker who loved to make delicious pies and cookies, especially for her family and close friends. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who was always busy caring for the many special people in her life. Fran’s family will fondly remember all of the time that she devoted to her large, loving family and to her many life-long close friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
All are welcome to join Fran’s family at her gathering of family and friends on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at 11:45 a.m. at Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory, 37 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055; with The Reverend W. Michael Langford officiating. Fran’s family invites everyone to join them immediately following the service for a time of food and fellowship at Grace United Methodist Church, 216 South Market Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Burial will be private in Westminster Cemetery in Carlisle.
Contributions in celebration of Fran’s life can be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 216 South Market Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 or Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, 1000 West South Street, Carlisle, PA 17013.
Fran’s family has entrusted her care to Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421. Read Fran’s full obituary, view her picture and memorial video, and sign her official guest book at Buhrig.com.
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Grace United Methodist Church
216 South Market Street, Mechanicsburg PA 17055
Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home
1000 West South Street, Carlisle PA 17013