May 1958 Obituaries

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May 1958

Miss Edna Wickersham LaRoss, who first entered the college in 1896, then re-entered in 1938 and graduated in 1939, died of a heart attack at her home in Hummelstown, Pa.  She taught English in Peurto Rico and in Madrid, and was on the faculty of Greenbrier College in West Virginia, the Castle School in New York, and at the Milton Hershey School in Hershey.  She also did graduate work at Columbia University.  She also wrote children's stories and was a member of the D.A.R. and the Spanish-American Teachers Association.  Lina M. Hartzell, retired art instructor from Carlisle Schools and a member of the class of 1910, died at Carlisle Hospital on March 5th.  She was a Life Member of the General Alumni Association, Class Agent in the Annual Giving Campaign since the fund was established in 1936.  She retired from Carlisle Schools in 1950.