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Paul F. Royer

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Paul F. Royer, 87, of 930 Sunset Ave., died Sunday, April 6, 1997, at ManorCare Nursing Home, Chambersburg, Pa.

Born Feb. 4, 1910, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Thaddeus C. "Bud" and Daisey M. Holtzman Royer.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dolores L. Snurr Royer, in 1975.

He was a 1926 graduate of Washington Township High School at the age of 16. He was a 1927 graduate of Waynesboro Business College. He took Penn State Extension courses.

He was employed by Waynesboro Knitting Co. from 1927 to 1964 and in 1957 was promoted to superintendent. In then worked for Flagg-Utica Co., later named Genesco, in Shoemakersville, Pa., as plant superintendent. He was later promoted to vice president of the plant. He retired in 1976.

He was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waynesboro.

He was a member of BPO Elks Lodge 731, Waynesboro.

He is survived by his wife, Amy Smith Hovis-Royer, whom he married on Oct. 5, 1984; one daughter, Brenda Ann Bredin of Orlando, Fla.; one son, Dr. Garfield P. Royer of Cashtown, Md.; one sister, Mildred Spangler of Waynesboro; four brothers, Samuel Royer, Robert Royer, James Royer and Ralph Royer, all of Waynesboro; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jean Kohr; two sisters, and four brothers.

Services will be Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. Pastor Richard A. Seaks will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Evangelical Lutheran Church, 43 S. Church St., Waynesboro, Pa. 17268.

Emma L. Hoffman

BELLEVILLE, Pa. - Emma L. "Dolly" Hoffman, 73, of Valley View Haven, and formerly of Hagerstown, died Wednesday, April 2, 1997, at Lewistown Hospital, Lewistown, Pa.

Born July 11, 1923, in Munson, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Joseph M. and Lavinia Heane Wilson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene M. Hoffman, on April 30, 1985.

She was a 1941 graduate of Lewistown High School.

She was employed as an inspector by Fairchild Aircraft, retiring in 1981 after 40 years of service.

She was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Lewistown.

She also was a member of the UAW Local 842 Retirees Club, Hagerstown; National Council of Senior Citizens; and Maryland State Council of Senior Citizens.

She is survived by one stepdaughter, Shirley Funk of Hagerstown; one stepson, Charles Hoffman of Hagerstown; two sisters, Evelyn M. Allen and Violet Swyers, both of Belleville, Pa.; one brother, William H. Wilson of Lewistown; three stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Mildred Wilson Snyder Dunkelberger; and one brother, Joseph O. Wilson.

Services were held Saturday, April 5, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Lewistown. The Rev. Frank D. Hughes officiated. Burial was in St. Mark's Cemetery, Lewistown.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Mark's Episcopal church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown, Pa. 17044.

William A. Brosious Jr.

QUINCY, Pa. - William A. Brosious Jr., 79, of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of Lemoyne, Pa., and Vero Beach, Fla., died Saturday, April 5, 1997, at the home.

Born July 29, 1917, in Sunbury, Pa., he was the son of the late William A. and Verna M. Brosious.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Rogers Brosious, in May 1989.

He was employed by Pennsylvania Railroad until his retirement.

A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served during World War II.

He was a former member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, Chambersburg, Pa. He attended church at Quincy United Methodist Home since 1989.

He was a member of the American Legion, Harrisburg, Pa.

He is survived by one sister, Bertha N. Brosious Kerr of Palm Beach, Fla.; one brother, Charles D. Brosious of Chambersburg; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Lee Brosious.

Services will be Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. Chaplain C. Albert Guyer will officiate. Graveside services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Rolling Green Cemetery, Camp Hill, Pa.

Viewing will be held Wednesday from 11 to 11:30 am. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Quincy United Methodist Home, 6596 Orphanage Road, Quincy, Pa. 17247; or to the building fund of St. Paul United Methodist Church, 237 E. Queen St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Donnie C. Barrow

WINCHESTER, Va. - Donnie Calvin Barrow, 31, of Winchester, died Friday, March 21, 1997, as the result of a drowning accident.

Born Sept. 10, 1965, in Jefferson County, W.Va., he was the son of Mary Jackson Barrow of Winchester and the late Harry Calvin Barrow.

He was employed by Marjon Construction Co.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by one daughter, Brittany Barrow of Summit Point, W.Va.; one son, Jason Barrow of Summit Point; six sisters, Faye Kerns of Walkersville, Md., Mae Ballenger of Charles Town, W.Va., Kay Mumaw and Bonnie Smith, both of Thurmont, Md., Connie Knipple of Winchester, and Joyce Walls of Gerrardstown, W.Va.; five brothers, Ronnie Barrow Sr. of Winchester, Gaye Jackson Barrow of Chambersburg, Pa., Ray Barrow of White Post, Va., Jay Barrow of Inwood, W.Va., and Nay Barrow of Glengary, W.Va.; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. Malcolm H. Van de Riet and the Rev. Bruce A. Gray will officiate. Burial will be in Paynes Chapel Cemetery, Ridgeway, W.Va.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m.

George W. Kearns Jr.

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - George W. Kearns Jr., 70, of Martinsburg, died Sunday, April 6, 1997, at City Hospital, Martinsburg.

Born Sept. 28, 1926, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late George W. Kearns Sr. and Vallie Mae Wright Kearns.

He was maintenance supervisor at Heartland Nursing Home for 19 years, retiring in 1991. He was formerly employed by Kings Daughters and Washington County hospitals.

He attended Johnsontown Bible Church.

He is survived by his wife, M. Juanita Custer Kearns; three sons, Jeffery M. Kearns of Hagerstown, Kevin W. Kearns of Gaithersburg, Md., and Bill Kearns of Hedgesville, W.Va.; one stepdaughter, Debra Miller of Newport News, Va.; three sisters, Mary Keller of Hagerstown, Virginia Judy of Shanks, W.Va., and Dorothy Harrison of Martinsburg; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, George William Kearns III.

Services will be Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. Pastor Jack Rudy and the Rev. Don Gribble will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery, Martinsburg.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m.

Clyde A. Norton

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Clyde A. Norton, 87, of Martinsburg, died Sunday, April 6, 1997, at the home of his son, Ronald, in Inwood, W.Va.

Born July 24, 1909, in Parsonsfield, Maine, he was the son of the late Elmer E. and Mary Wilcox Norton.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine Dawe Norton.

He retired from DuPont, where he had been a supervisor for 45 years.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy.

He is survived by two sons, William E. Norton of Martinsburg and Ronald A. Norton of Inwood; one sister, Esther Osgood of Cornish, Maine; one brother, Lloyd Norton of Gray, Maine; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg. The Rev. Douglas J. Hollida will officiate.

The family will receive friends at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg, today from 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, W.Va. 25401.

Effie A.M.S. Korrell

ROCKY SPRINGS, Md. - Effie Anna Mary Shank Korrell, 93, of Rocky Springs, died Sunday, April 6, 1997, at Northampton Manor Nursing Home, Frederick, Md.

Born Sept. 14, 1903, in Myersville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Roma L. and Annie Caroline Delauter Shank.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gideon Korrell, in 1971.

She was a homemaker.

She was a long-time member of Edgewood Church of God, Frederick.

She was a life member of Women's Christian Service Council and Gambrill Park Homemakers.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary E. Blank and Annabelle L. Masser, both of Frederick; two sons, Charles L. Korrell and Ronald L. Korrell, both of Frederick; two sisters, Virgie DeWitt and Irene Schroyer, both of Hagerstown; one brother, Ralph Shank of Boonsboro; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, six brothers, two grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Edgewood Church of God, 8206 Edgewood Church Road, Frederick. The Rev. Duanne L. Beck will officiate. Burial will be in Rocky Springs Cemetery, Frederick.

The family will receive friends at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick, today from 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Edgewood Church of God, 8206 Edgewood Church Road, Frederick, Md. 21702.

Russell E. Grams

SHARPSBURG - Russell Edward Grams, 88, formerly of 17724 Taylors Landing Road, died Sunday, April 6, 1997, at Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro.

Born Nov. 26, 1908, in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of the late Earl Carlton and Florence Schamel Grams.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Effie Virginia McCauley Grams, in 1973.

He was a 1925 graduate of Brunswick High School.

He was employed as a conductor at Union Station, Washington, D.C., retiring in 1973.

He was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Sharpsburg.

He was a member of Local United Transportation Union, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.

He is survived by one sister, Talmadge Beacht of Frederick County, Md.; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Cleo Grams; and two brothers, Carlton Grams and Calvin Grams.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport. The Rev. Blaine Feightner will officiate. Burial will be in Locust Valley Bible Church Cemetery, near Middletown, Md.

Friends may call at the funeral home today or Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 201 E. Main St., Sharpsburg, Md. 21782.

Jennifer R. Culbertson

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Jennifer Renee Culbertson, 11, of 2584 Echo Springs Road, died Monday, April 7, 1997, at her home.

Born May 7, 1985, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of Kurt E. and Ann L. Herman Culbertson of Chambersburg.

She was a student at Franklin Learning Center, Chambersburg.

She most recently attended St. Paul United Methodist Church, Chambersburg. She formerly attended Salem United Methodist Church and Scotland United Methodist Church.

She was a member of Franklin County Horsemanship for the Handicapped, Chambersburg, Bible School of the Greenvillage Church of God, and CBM HandiVenture Camp at Camp Joy-El, Greencastle, Pa.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by maternal grandparents, the Rev. James and Margaret V. Daum Herman of Chambersburg; paternal grandmother, Janet Smith Culbertson of Chambersburg; paternal great-grandmother, Erma K. Smith of Chambersburg; paternal great-great-grandmother, Mable Jones of Shook Home, Chambersburg; paternal stepgreat-grandfather, Paul Eberly of Chambersburg; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by paternal grandfather, Carl E. Culbertson; and paternal great-grandmother, Pearl Eberly.

Services will be Thursday at 11:30 a.m. in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. Harold E. Posey will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and one hour prior to the service Thursday.

Memorial donations may be made to Franklin County Horsemanship for Handicapped, c/o Bob Kessler, 191 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201; or St. Paul United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 237 E. Queen St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201; or to a church or charity of one's choice.

Anna S. Warrenfeltz

FUNKSTOWN - Anna Susan Warrenfeltz, 97, of 6 E. Baltimore St., died Monday, April 7, 1997, in Smithsburg.

Born Feb. 25, 1900, in Bakersville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Newton and Carrie Iseminger Warrenfeltz.

She was a seamstress.

She was a life member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Funkstown, where she was the organist for 50 years.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by five nieces and one nephew.

She was preceded in death by sisters and brothers.

Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Thomas L. Perry will officiate. Burial will be in Funkstown Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 24 E. Baltimore St., Funkstown, Md. 21734.

Robert F. Stoner

QUINCY, Pa. - Robert F. Stoner, 82, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 715 Stouffer Ave., Chambersburg, Pa., died Monday, April 7, 1997, at the home.

Born Jan. 18, 1915, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Lewis and Mary E. Sigler Stoner.

He was employed by the former Capital and Valley Pride Baking Co. in Chambersburg for 34 years. He later was employed as a custodian at Scotland School for Veterans Children for 10 years, retiring in 1983.

A veteran of World War II, he served with the U.S. Army.

He was a member of King Street United Brethren Church, Chambersburg. He also was a member of Burtons Men's Bible Class.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Downey Stoner, whom he married on June 1, 1941; one daughter, Jane Rotz of Chambersburg; one sister, Mary L. Geiman of Chambersburg; one brother, Ralph Stoner of Chambersburg; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Edith Stoner and Leona Elder; one brother, Melvin Stoner; and an infant great-grandson.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. Lester F. Stine will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday one hour prior to the service.

Memorial donations may be made to Quincy United Methodist Home, 6596 Orphanage Road, Quincy, Pa. 17247.

Horace F. Bonebrake

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Horace Fred Bonebrake, 88, of 902 Williamson Road, died Tuesday, April 8, 1997, at his home.

Born April 14, 1908, in Franklin County, Pa., he was the son of the late Jacob and Lucy Wilda Hahn Bonebrake.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Thressa Mae Etter Bonebrake, on Dec. 29, 1982. They were married on Oct. 13, 1928.

He was employed as a crane operator for New York Central Iron Works, Hagerstown, retiring in June, 1972, after 44 years of service. Following retirement, he worked part-time for the Greencastle Veterinary Association for several years.

He was a member of Hade's Church of the Brethren where he taught Sunday school and led the singing for many years.

He served on the Brown's Mill Cemetery Association.

He is survived by five daughters, Patricia A. Fisher and Delores J. Neuroth, both of Chambersburg, Pa., Sandra L. Beaver, Barbara M. Smith and Sharon S. Luchs, all of Greencastle; seven sons, Jack F. Bonebrake, Eugene L. Bonebrake, Larry J. Bonebrake, Donald R. Bonebrake and Richard D. Bonebrake, all of Greencastle, Ronald F. Bonebrake and Rodney L. Bonebrake, both of Mercersburg, Pa.; one sister, Lucille W. Talhelm of Greencastle; 32 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one great-grandson, Alvin Everets; four sisters; and five brothers.

Services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Hade's Church of the Brethren, Hade's Church Road, near Clay Hill, Pa. Brother Dean E. Gearhart and Brother George H. Martin will officiate. Burial will be in Brown's Mill Cemetery, Kauffman Station.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Minnich-Miller-May Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St., Greencastle.

Memorial donations may be made to Lutheran Home Care Services or Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Laura A. Litzinger

NEW OXFORD, Pa. - Laura A. Litzinger, 81, of Robinson Home for the Aged, New Oxford, died Monday, April 7, 1997, at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa.

Born July 19, 1915, in Patton, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Winfield Scott and Rozella T. Maguire Merrill.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Litzinger.

She was a graduate of Patton High School.

She is survived by one daughter, Carol Walko of Vista, Calif.; one son, Fred Litzinger Jr. of San Jose, Calif.; two sisters, Ida Cahoe of Greencastle, Pa., and Leona Zumovitch of Patton; seven grandchildren; four nieces; and four nephews.

She was preceded in death by four brothers.

Graveside services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Meyers Cemetery, Mercersburg Road, near Welsh Run, Pa. The Rev. Glen A. Miller will officiate.

Viewing will be held Thursday from 1 to 1:45 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle.

Evelyn M. Copenhaver

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Evelyn Marietta Copenhaver, 78, of Martinsburg, died Monday, April 7, 1997, at City Hospital, Martinsburg.

Born Aug. 18, 1918, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Harry Allen and Nellie Keesecker Butts Sr.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Blaine Copenhaver, whom she married on Nov. 24, 1933.

She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church.

She also was a member of Chapter 738, Women of the Moose.

She is survived by two sons, Blaine Donald Copenhaver and Douglas E. Copenhaver Sr., with whom she lived, both of Martinsburg; a close friend, Billy O'Roke of Martinsburg; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Harry A. Butts Jr.

Services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The Rev. Al Clipp will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, W.Va. 25401; or to Calvary United Methodist Church, 220 W. Burke St., Martinsburg, W.Va. 25401.

Bertha M. Robertson

HEDGESVILLE, Md. - Bertha Marie Robertson, 72, of Hedgesville, died Tuesday, April 8, 1997, at her home.

Born Sept. 16, 1924, in Listie, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Vernon and Margaret Ross Snyder.

She is survived by her husband, Arnold R. Robertson; two daughters, Genevieve Aldridge of Taneytown, Md., and Anna Fisher of Alabama; two stepsons, Arnold Robertson of Chambersburg, Pa., and Peter Robertson of England; one sister, Sidney Hevener of Richmond, Va.; seven grandchildren; four step grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Savannah Nale.

Graveside services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Allensville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

Peggy A. Clark

Peggy Ann Clark, 67, of 13636 Paradise Drive, Hagerstown, died Monday, April 7, 1997, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Feb. 6, 1930, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late James L. and Kathleen Bowers Lambros.

She retired from Fairchild Aircraft.

She was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Edwin L. Clark; two sons, James E. Clark of Rockville, Md., and David L. Clark of Hagerstown; two sisters, Veneta V. Lambros of Bethesda, Md., and Phyllis Shifler of Boonsboro; two nieces; and two nephews.

Services will be held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Stephen D. Robison will officiate.

Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Michael P. Myers

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Michael Preston Myers, 31, of 156 Broadview Court, died Monday, April 7, 1997, in a traffic accident on Interstate 81 in Washington County.

Born June 28, 1965, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Preston L. and Helen Kain Myers of Hagerstown.

He was a 1938 graduate of Smithsburg High School. He was a 1988 graduate of Musician Institute of California.

He was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church, Marlowe, W.Va.

He was a professional musician. He was employed by Food Lion.

He was a runner.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Cindy E. Myers; two daughters, Michele McKinley and Mellisa McKinley, both of Hagerstown; one son, Kristifer McKinley of Falling Waters; one sister, Teresa Myers of Oceanside, Calif.; paternal grandmother, Doris Mateer of Hagerstown; three grandchildren; and one niece.

Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Harmony United Methodist Church, Marlowe, W.Va. The Rev. Donald J. Gribble will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Harmony United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1510 Falling Waters, W.Va. 25419; or Hagerstown Junior College, Attn: Finance Department, for music achievement, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, Md. 21740.

Minnie G.H. Heefner

QUINCY, Pa. - Minnie Gertrude Haugh Heefner, 98, of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of Waynesboro, Pa., died Monday, April 7, 1997, at the home.

Born July 6, 1898, in Shade Gap, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Agnes Mort Hampton.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Warren L. Haugh, in 1943. She was preceded in death by her second husband, Ervin Heefner, in 1947.

She did domestic work and baby-sitting for various families in the area.

She was a member of Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro.

She is survived by six daughters, Mary M. Bakner, Catherine G. Triesh and Martha M. Sanders, all of Waynesboro, Beatrice I. Barnes of Chambersburg, Pa., Dorothy Pague of Mont Alto, Pa., and Geneive E. Feterline of Frederick, Md.; three sons, Marshall L. Haugh of Hagerstown, Lewis H. Haugh of Waynesboro and Lloyd L. Haugh of Winter Haven, Fla.; 32 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; 68 great-great-grandchildren; two great-great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by infant son Leroy Haugh, in 1934; and 15 sisters and brothers.

Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. Pastor Michael V. Newman will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mabel P. Monn

QUINCY, Pa. - Mabel P. Monn, 93, of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 66 W. Main St., Fayetteville, Pa., died Tuesday, April 8, 1997, at the nursing home.

Born Feb. 28, 1904, in Scotland, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry and Bertha M. Cook Williams.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter W. Monn, on Feb. 3, 1976.

She was a housewife. She had worked as kitchen help at Fayetteville Elementary School.

She was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church, Fayetteville.

She also was a member of the Auxiliary of Fayetteville Volunteer Fire Co.

She is survived by one daughter, Ruth M. Brookens of 120 Hillside Drive, Fayetteville; one son, Walter W. Monn Jr. of 62 E. Main St., Fayetteville; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Robert J. Monn, in 1983; and an infant brother.

Services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, Pa. The Rev. John L. Rauch will officiate. Burial will be in Quincy Cemetery.

Viewing will be held today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family requests the omission of flowers and suggest memorial donations be made to Fayetteville Volunteer Fire Co., 101 W. Main St., Fayetteville, Pa. 17222; or to Quincy United Methodist Home Benevolent Fund, 6596 Orphanage Road, Quincy, Pa. 17247.

Katharine A. Harbaugh

Katharine A. Harbaugh, 95, of Colton Villa Nursing Center, Hagerstown, and formerly of 109 Fairground Ave., Hagerstown, died Monday, April 7, 1997, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Sept. 22, 1901, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late David Edward and Mary Catherine Middlekauff Montgomery.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Watson Harbaugh, in 1959.

She was a member of John Wesley United Methodist Church and the Wesleyan Sunday School Class.

She is survived by nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, 40 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Richard W. Simpson will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Pearl B. Taylor

Pearl B. Taylor, 93, of Colton Villa Nursing Center, and formerly of 11 W. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, died Tuesday, April 8, 1997, at the center.

Born Jan. 31, 1904, in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late Albert and Sarah Davis Robinette.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry F. Taylor, in 1966.

She was a member of Grave Brethren Church.

She is survived by five grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two great-great-grandchildren; and a close friend, Evelyn O'Dell.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Betty Sciaino; and one son, Allen Taylor.

Services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Robert L. Dell will officiate. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery, Clear Spring.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

Russell E. Grams

SHARPSBURG - Russell Edward Grams, 88, of 17724 Taylors Landing Road, who died Sunday, April 6, 1997, at Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro, was preceded in death by his wife, Effie Virginia McCauley Grams, in 1993.

Alcesta G.R. Creager

QUINCY, Pa. - Alcesta Gail Reed Creager, 93, of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 11523 Airport Road, Rouzerville, Pa., died Tuesday, April 8, 1997, at the home.

Born May 17, 1903, in Antrim Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late James William and Sallie Lawrence Gordon Reed.

She was raised as a farmer. She retired in the 1960s from Pangborne Corp., Hagerstown. She had worked at Fort Ritchie, Landis Machine, Fairchild Corp. and the Sewing Factory.

She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, Waynesboro, Pa.

She also was a member of National AARP; AARP Local South Chapter at Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro; and AAA.

She is survived by three grandchildren, Thomas O. Creager of Chandler, Ariz., Rodney G. Creager of Cascade and Sue Ellen Smith of Ellicott City, Md.; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, William Edward Creager, on Aug. 1, 1992; and a sister, Mildred Louise Hardman.

Graveside services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle, Pa. The Rev. Jay Saxe will officiate.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Benevolent Care Fund, Quincy United Methodist Home, P.O. Box 217, Quincy, Pa. 17247.

Arrangements are by Snyder-Lochstampfor Funeral Home, Waynesboro.


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