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Lila Halterman Carioscia

Lila Halterman Carioscia, age 106, died Sunday, January 2, 2022. Lila was a resident of Homewood at Williamsport in Williamsport, MD since May 2001. She was born in Frosty Hollow, WV on August 17, 1915. She was the daughter of the late Price and Elizabeth (Eisenhauer) Halterman.

Lila graduated from Moorefield High School in 1934. She worked as a clerk in several stores in Moorefield and remained on the family farm until she married Clifton W. Funkhouser on July 10, 1955. They resided in Moorefield, WV and spent many winters in Oaxaca, Mexico, where Clifton died January 13, 1981. She met and married a friend, Andrew J. Carioscia on May 28, 1984. Following their marriage, they lived for several years in Martinsburg, WV before moving to Bryn Mar, PA until his death on May 28, 2001.

Lila was the last member of her family of eight siblings, Herman, Lemuel, Emma, Eula, Albert, Stella, and Clyde Halterman. Lila had no children but is survived by many nieces and nephews who were always treated with the same love and caring as if they were her own children and grandchildren. Lemuel and Lee-Anne Halterman of Hagerstown, MD lovingly attended her in her last 20 years of life.

Friends will be received at the Elmore Funeral Home, Moorefield on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home chapel on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Mark Flynn officiating. Burial will follow in Olivet Cemetery, Moorefield.

Due to the current pandemic situation, those attending will be required to wear masks and social distancing must be observed.

Her arrangements are under the direction of the Elmore Funeral Home.