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Myrtle I. Swartz

Mytrle Irene Swartz, 81, of 222 Winter St., Hagerstown, died Tuesday, April 29, 1997.

Born in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late James Robert and Mary Ellen Kreps Alder.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles J. Swartz, in 1985.

She retired from Dorbee Manufacturing.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and the Willing Workers Sunday School class.

She also was a member of the West End Senior Citizens and Women's Auxiliary of Coffman Nursing Home. She was a former member of the Sunday school bowling league.

She is survived by one daughter, Delores Crabtree of Hagerstown; four sisters, Mary C. Morningstar, Ruth E. Semler, Jane W. Rock and Helen L. Brashears, all of Hagerstown; two grandsons; and one great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Frances V. Hoover and three brothers, James R. Alder, Thomas E. Alder and William A. Alder.

Services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. George W. Ennis and the Rev. Darryl C. Zoller 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.

Memorial donations may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, Church and Winter streets, Hagerstown, Md. 21740.

Gregory L. Stump

TANEYTOWN, Md. - Gregory Lee Stump, 46, of Taneytown, died Monday, April 28, 1997, at his home.

Born July 30, 1950, he was the son of Nancy Alice Pryor Stump of Hagerstown and the late Phillip Lee Stump.

He received his A.A. degree in 1994 from Hagerstown Junior College.

He was employed as a sheet metal contractor in the air-conditioning business and was a Realtor in Ocean City, Md.

He was a Trekkie and fished and bowled.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by three daughters, Jennifer L. Stump of Sykesville, Md., Lennea N. Stump and Holly A. Stump, both of Arbutus, Md.; two sisters, Cathy Hudson of Sykesville and Lissy Chapman of Fairplay; one brother, Jeff L. Stump of Warfordsburg, Pa.; eight nieces and nephews; and one great-niece.

A memorial service will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Skiles Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St., Taneytown, Md.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2 Reservoir Circle, Suite 203, Baltimore, Md. 21208.

Verbie E. Czablewski

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Verbie Estelle Czablewski, 90, of Jefferson Village, Charles Town, died Tuesday, April 29, 1997, at Rose Hill Nursing Home, Berryville, Va.

Born June 16, 1906, in Big Island, Va., she was the daughter of the late James Alexander and Mary Seay Markham.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Czablewski, on Oct. 19, 1989.

She was employed by the U.S. American Legion Office, Washington, D.C., until her retirement.

She was a member of Charles Town Baptist Church, Charles Town.

She also was a member of Jackson-Perks Post 71 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Charles Town.

She is survived by two grandchildren, Judy Mills and Cheryl Viands; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Maurice Bullis; one sister, Gracie Markham; and one brother, Harry Markham.

Services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town. The Rev. Wyman Hall will officiate. Burial will be in Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

Friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Gary A. Stotler

NEW CARROLLTON, Md. - Gary A. Stotler, 43, of 6521 Jodie St., died Sunday, April 27, 1997, at Doctors Hospital, Lanham, Md.

Born Nov. 20, 1953, in Germany, he was the son of Earl L. and Agnes L. Beach Stotler Sr. of Waynesboro, Pa.

He was self-employed as a carpenter, building and remodeling homes in the Silver Spring and Potomac, Md., areas.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one daughter, Kimberly Stotler of Silver Spring, Md.; one son, Bradley J. Stotler of Silver Spring; one sister, Terri S. Jewett of Woodbridge, Va.; one brother, Earl L. Stotler Jr. of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and nieces and nephews.

There will be no services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Arrangements are by Cumberland Valley Crematorium, Waynesboro.

Colbie A. Daywalt

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Colbie A. Daywalt, 7, of 219 Joyce Drive, died Monday, April 28, 1997, at University Hospital/Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa.

Born March 23, 1990, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of Troy E. and Kim Wilson Daywalt of Fayetteville.

He is survived by one sister, Emilie J. Daywalt, at home; one brother, Austin J.E. Daywalt, at home; maternal grandmother, LaWanda Wilson of Fayetteville; maternal grandparents, Gary and Ann Wilson of Dry Run, Pa.; paternal grandparents, Lee and Loretta Daywalt of Fayetteville; and maternal great-grandmother, Ruby Gray of Chambersburg.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Ignasius Catholic Church, Buchanan Valley, Ortanna, Pa. The Rev. Carl Steffen will be celebrant. Burial will be in St. Ignasius Cemetery.

Friends may call today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Chambersburg Trust Co., c/o Linda Gearlty, P.O. Box C, Chambersburg, Pa., 17201. All money collected will be sent to Dr. Burzynski Cancer Research Center, Houston.

Rosalie M.K. Gross

BOONSBORO - Rosalie M. Kretzer Gross, 71, of 27 Young Ave., died Monday, April 28, 1997, at Washington County Hospital.

Born April 9, 1926, in Keedysville, she was the daughter of the late David Franklin and Carrie Mae Dean Kretzer.

She was a former employee of Leiter Brothers Department Store, Hagerstown, and Dr. Michael Doran, Boonsboro. She retired from the Washington County Board of Education, Boonsboro High School cafeteria.

She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Keedysville, where she was the church organist, youth choir director and former council member.

She also was a member of the ladies auxiliary to Clopper-Michael Post 10 American Legion, Boonsboro; South County Democratic Club; and AARP.

She is survived by her husband, Richard W. Gross, whom she married July 23, 1960; one son, Robert W. Thomas of Pennsylvania; one brother, Donald D. Kretzer of Sharpsburg; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by one brother, David Harold Kretzer.

Services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the chapel of Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. Gary T. Bilbie and the Rev. Carroll L. Boyer will officiate. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg.

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

Memorial donations may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church Organ Fund, c/o Fred Slick, P.O. Box 187, Keedysville, Md. 21756.

John A. Phillips Jr.

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - John A. Phillips Jr., 64, of Martinsburg, died Monday, April 28, 1997, at his home.

Born May 16, 1932, in Massillon, Ohio, he was the son of Mary C. Pittenger Phillips of Arbutus, Md., and the late John A. Phillips Sr.

He was a 1951 graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School.

He retired from C&P Telephone Co. after 30 years; and Northern Telecom after 10 years as a supervisor.

A U.S. Army veteran, he served in the Korean War.

He was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Myersville, Md.

He also was a member of Telephone Pioneers and AMVETS.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 41 years, Doramae Peddicord Phillips; three daughters, Bonnie Jean Robinson of Myersville, Donna Mae Phillips of Martinsburg and Jo Ann Grigsby of Falling Waters, W.Va.; one son, John A. Phillips III of Frederick, Md.; two sisters, Nina Mae Phillips of Arbutus, Md., and Priscilla Jane Walker of Bel Air, Md.; two grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at New Street United Methodist Church, Shepherdstown, W.Va. The Rev. Wendy Shullenbarger will officiate. Burial will be private.

The family suggests memorial donations be made to Hospice of the Panhandle Inc., 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, W.Va. 25401.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

Catherine C. Samuels

Catherine Chaminade Samuels, 80, of 208 W. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, died Tuesday, April 29, 1997, at Williamsport Nursing Home.

Born Dec. 11, 1916, in Keedysville, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Orpha Nunamaker Leatherman.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church.

She was a life member of VFW Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Paul Samuels; two sons, Donald E. Butts and Ronald A. Butts, both of Hagerstown; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant sister, Jo Leatherman; and a brother, Charles Albert Leatherman.

Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Edward H. Heim will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Keedysville.

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

Marshall V. Sharrer Sr.

THURMONT, Md. - Marshall Vernon Sharrer Sr., 77, of 153 N. Carroll St., died Tuesday, April 29, 1997, at Northampton Manor Nursing Home, Frederick, Md.

Born Feb. 16, 1920, in Carroll County, Md., he was the son of the late David Leroy and Nova Matilda Bell Sharrer.

He was a self-employed carpenter for most of his life. He also was a dairy farmer in the Rocky Ridge Md., area.

He was a lifelong member of Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, Rocky Ridge.

He was instrumental in community projects of the Emmitsburg Lions Club, Emmitsburg, Md.

He served on the Mt. Tabor Park Board for years. He was a member of the Farm Bureau. He fished and camped.

He is survived by his wife, Pauline Elvina Valentine Sharrer, whom he married Aug. 28, 1940; three daughters, Mary Ann Harbaugh of Thurmont, Jeanne Angleberger of Rocky Ridge and Sharon L. Froelich of Long Beach, Miss.; four sons, Marshall V. Sharrer Jr. of Emmitsburg, Dale L. Sharrer of Thurmont, Robert L. Sharrer of Ocala, Fla., and Paul David Sharrer of Fairfield, Pa.; three sisters, Esther Moffitt and Louise Price, both of Hanover, Pa., and Mabel Thomas of Taneytown, Md.; one brother, Kenneth Sharrer of Keymar, Md.; 16 grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Donald L. Sharrer; and one brother, Francis Sharrer.

Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church. The Rev. James Russell will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call Thursday from 1 to 9 p.m. at Robert E. Dailey and Son Funeral Home, 615 E. Main St., Thurmont. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, 10043 Longs Mill Road, Rocky Ridge, Md. 21778; or Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, Md. 21701.

Grace B. Grimm

Arrangements for Grace Beeler Grimm, who died Monday, April 28, 1997, are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

Stephen N. Protos

BOONSBORO - Stephen Nickolas Protos, 38, of 21836 Old National Pike, died Tuesday, April 29, 1997, at his home.

Born June 8, 1958, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Nickolas and Fern A. Walker Protos of Rockville, Md.

He was the manager and operator of the Greenbrier Inn, Boonsboro.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Terri Protos; two sisters, Soly Zdanis of Gaithersburg, Md., and Paula Siedlarz of Indian Mills, N.J.; two brothers, James Walker Protos of Sterling, Va., and Christopher Wayne Protos of Adamstown, Md.; four nieces and nephews; and aunts and uncles.

Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church, 920 W. Seventh St., Frederick. The Rev. Ernest Arambiges will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Lovettsville, Va.

Friends may call Friday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Catherine C. Samuels

Catherine Chaminade Samuels, 80, of 208 W. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, who died Tuesday, April 29, 1997, was preceded in death by an infant sister, Dorothy Jo Leatherman; and a brother, Charles Albert Leatherman.

Gerald W. Bailey

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Gerald Wayne "Beetle" Bailey, 71, of Charles Town, died Wednesday, April 30, 1997, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Ranson, W.Va.

Born April 9, 1926, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Claude E. and June Marie Venus Bailey.

He was a graduate of Martinsburg High School, Martinsburg, W.Va. He also was a graduate of Sparten School of Aeronautics, Tulsa, Okla.

He retired in 1985 after 31 years with the 167th Airlift Wing, West Virginia Air National Guard, Martinsburg. He was an original member of the unit. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he served during the Korean War.

He was of the Methodist faith.

He was a member of the Air Force Retiree's Association and the Golden Corral Senior Citizens Bowling League.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Louise Nicewarner Bailey; two daughters, Diana Lee Creamer of Hagerstown and Donna Sue Sowers of Frederick, Md.; and three sisters, Wanda Simpson of Denver, Colo., Celesta Sutton of Orlando, Fla., and Polly Kisling of Bellville, Ark.

Services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town. The Rev. Daniel Montague and the Rev. Dennis Yocum will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg.

Friends will be received Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Virginia M.H. Hines

LEESBURG, Va. - Virginia M. Holler Hines, 73, of Leesburg, died Wednesday, April 23, 1997, at her home.

Born Dec. 23, 1923, in Gapland, she was the daughter of the late Samuel H. and Nina M. Gaylor Hines.

She was employed at Aberdeen Proving Grounds during World War II, and later with Pangborn in Hagerstown.

She retired from Loudoun County Hospital in Leesburg.

She was of the Lutheran faith.

She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary in Leesburg.

She is survived by two sons, Milton Lee Holler of Shepherdstown, W.Va., and S. Micheal Holler of Arlington, Va.; one sister, Madeline A. Holder of Gapland; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Marie B. Holder; three brothers, Gorman L. Hines, Reynolds G. Hines and Robert L. Hines; and nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held Saturday, April 26, at Locust Grove Cemetery. A memorial service at the VFW in Leesburg also was held.

Alice I. Jamison

BOONSBORO - Alice I. Jamison, 76, of 102 Park Drive, died Wednesday, April 30, 1997, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 27, 1921, in Keedysville, she was the daughter of the late John D. and Lela May Line Coffman.

She was a graduate of Boonsboro High School and the West Virginia Beauty School, Martinsburg, W.Va.

She was employed as a beautician for 40 years in Boonsboro and Hagerstown.

She was a member of Battlefield Bible Church.

She also was a member of Boonsboro Senior Citizens Association; AARP; and was a volunteer with Friends of Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro.

She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Ralph E. Jamison, whom she married Aug. 20, 1955; two sisters, Mary A. Crampton of Boonsboro and Helen C. Wright of Brookside, N.J.; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Julia L. Byrd.

Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. Pastor Henry Lutz and Pastor Robert Fitz will officiate. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Battlefield Bible Church, P.O. Box 30, Fairplay, Md. 21733; or Gideon's of Washington County, 914 Corbett St., Hagerstown, Md. 21740.

Harry E. Lerch Jr.

ROHRERSVILLE - Harry Edgar Lerch Jr., 73, of 20147 Rohrersville School Road, died Tuesday, April 29, 1997, at Washington County Hospital.

Born in Rohrersville, he was the son of the late Harry E. and Daisy Castle Lerch Sr.

He was employed by CSX Railroad, Martinsburg, W.Va., until his retirement.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during World War II in the European Theater.

He was a member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Rohrersville.

He also was a member of Antietam Lodge 197 AF&AM, Keedysville; Olive Branch Chapter 34, Order of Eastern Star, Keedysville; Clopper-Michael Post 10, American Legion, Boonsboro; Rohrersville Ruritan Club; and Moose Lodge 948, Charles Town, W.Va.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Andrews Lerch; one daughter, Anna K. Lerch of Charlotte, N.C.; one son, Harry E. "Terry" Lerch III of Charles Town; one sister, Helen Kozar of Hagerstown; two granddaughters; two nieces; and three nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, M. Catherine Wisner.

Services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the chapel of Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. Blaine E. Feightner will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Locust Grove.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Building Fund, P.O. Box 55, Rohrersville, Md. 21779.

Florence M. Crowe

FROSTBURG, Md. - Florence M. Crowe, 86, of 135 Hill St., died Monday, April 28, 1997, at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, Md.

Born Feb. 20, 1911, in Smithsburg, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Maggie Hartle Clopper.

She was preceded in death by her husband William Kenneth Crowe.

She was a homemaker. She had worked at Friends Aware, Cumberland.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Frostburg, Md.

She was a charter member of Frostburg Chapter 221 Women of the Moose; a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1273 Auxiliary; Farrady Unit 24 Auxiliary of the American Legion; Frostburg Homemakers; Frostburg Senior Citizens; and Interfaith Community Food Pantry. She was a participant in the Council of the Alleganies.

She is survived by two sons, Charles F. Crowe of Chester, Md., and Robert W. Crowe at home; one sister, Margaret Winters of Sharpsburg; one brother, Verdeen Clopper of Hagerstown; two grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Kenneth Lee Crowe.

Services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg. Pastor Esther M. Kuhre will officiate. Burial will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.

The family requests that donations be made to the memorial fund of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 34 W. Main St., Frostburg, Md. 21532.

Royce W. Linton

BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - Royce W. "Pickle" Linton, 78, of Bunker Hill, died Tuesday, April 29, 1997, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center nursing home.

Born Nov. 9, 1918, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Clarence W. and Rosalee Miller Linton.

He was employed by the J.E. Baker Stone Quarry, Inwood, W.Va., for 22 years and the asphalt plant in Martinsburg, W.Va., for seven years. He retired in 1980 from 3M Co., Middleway, after 13 years.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during World War II. He received the European African Middle Eastern Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and the Bronze Star.

He was of the Presbyterian faith.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Maggie E. Johnston; one daughter, Jean McDonald of Inwood; one son, Douglas Linton of Alabama; five brothers, Lawrence Linton of Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., Thomas Linton of Kearneysville, W.Va., Junior Linton of Ranson, W.Va., Alfred Linton of Drakesville, W.Va., and Donnie Linton of Richmond, Va.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Marshall Linton and Woodrow Linton.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The Rev. John E. Harris will officiate. Burial, with military graveside services by Newton D. Baker, Post 896, VFW, and Berkeley Post 14, American Legion, will be in Bunker Hill Cemetery.

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

Eva M.W.W.H. Kelly

FREDERICK, Md. - Eva Mae Whipp Wiles Hilderbrand Kelly, 75, of Catoctin View Avenue Apartments, Frederick, died Wednesday, April 30, 1997, at her home.

Born March 22, 1922, in Braddock Heights, Md., she was the daughter of the late Dallas and Ora Mae Shaffer Whipp.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert C. Kelly, on Feb. 9, 1995.

She was a 1957 graduate of Victor Cullen Hospital School of Practical Nursing, Sabillasville, Md.

She was employed for a number of years by the Church Home and Hospital in Baltimore and retired from Frederick Memorial Hospital.

She was a member of Parkway Community Church, Frederick.

She is survived by three daughters, Sharon L. Fain of New Market, Md., Nancy L. Dutrow of New Midway, Md., and Vickey L. Sharrer of Thurmont, Md.; one sister, Mary R. Hood; one brother, Gene W. Whipp; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Jane Powell; and two brothers, D. Merridith Whipp and L. Tolan Whipp.

Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick. The Rev. Gary Hicks will officiate. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, Md. 21701.

Dona M. Spielman

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Dona Mae Spielman, 90, of Berkeley Springs, died Wednesday, April 30, 1997, at Valley View Nursing Home, Berkeley Springs.

Born May 5, 1906, in Piney Grove, Md., she was the daughter of the late Samuel D. and Sina B. Robinette Barnes.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dustin Ellis Spielman, on June 22, 1949.

She attended Piney Grove School, Piney Grove, Md.

She had been employed by the A.C. Unger Canning Factory, Jimstown, W.Va., and National Fruit Co., Winchester, Va. She was a baby sitter for many years. She also was a homemaker.

She was a member of Berkeley Springs Church of Christ. She attended Berkeley Springs Church of the Nazarene.

She is survived by five sons, Bernard L. Spielman of Hancock, Denver L. Spielman of Killeen, Texas, Richard D. "Picky" Spielman of Dover, Del., and Berkeley Springs, and Gary F. "Nuke" Spielman and Stephen W. Spielman, both of Berkeley Springs; three sisters, Etta Messner of California, Isabelle N. McBee of Berkeley Springs and Cosie Meyers of Warfordsburg, Pa.; one brother, Woodrow Barnes of Berkeley Springs; 19 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Ailene Spielman Hohmann; one son, Willard "Woody" Spielman; and five brothers, Herbert Barnes, Tilton Barnes, Sheridan Barnes, Eddie Barnes and Albert Barnes.

Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St., Berkeley Springs. The Rev. Rodney L. Truax and the Rev. Paul Cantrell will officiate. Burial will be in Greenway Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.

The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. For the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open on Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.


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