Swirles Himes death-TDN-p.1-8 Dec 1975 part 3
9 and the American Judicature Society. The distinguished jurists careful study in passing on legal a multitude of legal matters was evident in that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court never reversed any of his decisions. In 1969, he was honored by the County Bar Association for the "rare widsom and ability" he displayed during his 15 years on the bench. A graduate of Orbisonia High School, he attended the Cumberland Valley Normal School (now Shippensburg State College) and was graduated in 1927 from Juniata College, and in 1931 from Dickinson School of Law. He taught for one year at Orbisonia High School, and was for a number of years a member of the faculty at Juniata College. He had been continously engaged in legal work since 1932. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy as a legal officer in the Mediterranean Theatre and in the Judge Advocate's Office with the Naval Clemency Board in Washington, D.C. Surviving, in addition to his widow, are three children. Mrs. Dudley (Sarah Elizabeth) Feltham. Mrs. Jerome P. (Sydney Swirles) Miller and James E. Himes. all of Huntingdon. There are eight grandchildren, Christopher Feldtham, David and Elizabeth Miller and James E., Jr., Helene, Ashely, Bower Edwin and MacKinlay Himes. • Judge Himes was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Huntingdon. He was past president of the Huntingdon KiwanisClub. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday. December 11, from the First United Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Harold G. Williams, Jr., will officiate and burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Huntingdon. Friends will be received at the Brown funeral home in Huntingdon after 6 p.m. Wednesday. H is the request of the family that flowers be omitted, and that there be no memorials nor contributions. PCNB Staff Christmas Party Held About 140 emplyees of the Penn Central National Bank, plus escorts, enjoyed what has become a yearly party at the American Legion Country ClubSaturday night. Following a "happy hour", the club caterers served a tasty buffet supper, which included all kinds of goodies. The group then gathered in the ballroom, where Wallace Shives extended a welcome and introduced the master of ceremonies, Jack Russell. Christmas songs were enjoyed, led by Dorothy Hobbs with Merle Steninger at the piano. Then there was an exchange of Christmas gifts and souvenir pen sets from the bank. An amusing skit, demonstrating the results of enthusiastic selling of bank serivces, was staged with Sally Jo Wagner, taking the part of the teller, and assisted by Jack Russell and JoeZanylo. President Marshall J. Showalter expressed his appreciation to the bank staff for their fine morale and active cooperation in the bank operations during 1975. He presented Christmas check gifts to all staff members. Brief .greetings were brought from a former PCNB president, John H. Biddle. The committee in charge of planning the 1975 party consisted of Johrt Russell, Wally Shives, Candace Fortney, Linda Roll, Judy Lewis and Ann Valimont.