April 2, 1915 Aug. 29, 2013
Melda Clapper, 98, The Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of New Enterprise and Loysburg, died Thursday. She was born in Salemville, daughter of Isaiah and Lucy Ebersole. She was married to the late Joe A. Clapper. Surviving are three children: Jean Laughlin, Leanna Calhoun and Don; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Freda Furry. She was preceded in death by nine siblings: Ruth Over, Lena Snyder and Ada, Hazen, Rosco, Warden, Fred, Jacob and Jerome Ebersole. Friends will be received from 10:30 a.m. until the 12:30 p.m. funeral service Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at S. Gerald Weaver Funeral Home, Woodbury.