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Kenneth F. Lowe Sr.

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Kenneth Franklin Lowe Sr., 77, of Shepherdstown, died Saturday, May 3, 1997, at Canterbury of Shepherdstown.

Born June 16, 1919, in Jefferson County, W.Va., he was the son of the late John Douglas and Ella Walper Lowe Sr.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen Shultz Lowe.

He was the owner and operator of Lowe Brother's Construction Co., Shepherdstown, until his retirement. He was a Knapp Shoe representative and was employed by Fairchild Aircraft.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force having served during World War II.

He was interested in duckpin bowling, thoroughbred horse racing, golf and playing cards.

He is survived by one son, Kenneth F. Lowe Jr. of Shepherdstown; two sisters, Margaret Binns and Virginia Ramsburg, both of Shepherdstown; two brothers, Jay William Lowe of McLean, Va., and John Douglas Lowe Jr. of Shepherdstown; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Dorothy Lowe and two brothers, Randolph Lowe and Eugene Lowe.

Services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Randall Tremba will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown.

Friends will be received Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made to Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box F, Shepherdstown, W.Va., 25443.

Paul J.J. Myers

WILLIAMSPORT - Paul J. Jiggs Myers, 86, of 327 S. Artizan St., died Friday, May 2, 1997, at Washington County Hospital.

Born July 6, 1910, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Robert Lincoln and Ida Mae Davis Myers.

He was employed by Pangborn Corp., retiring in 1978 after 35 years of service.

He was a member of Williamsport Assembly of God.

He also was a member of Western Maryland Sportsman's Club and Funkstown Rod & Gun Club.

He played baseball in the late 1930s for the Williamsport Wildcats, a semi-pro team.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Berneda J. Myers; one daughter, Ann G. Clinc of Hagerstown; one son, P. Philip Myers of Williamsport; two sisters, Myra Taylor and Ethel Hose, both of Hagerstown; two brothers, Carl Myers and Kenneth Myers, both of Williamsport; one grandson; two great-grandsons; one great-great-granddaughter; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Hazel Shank; and three brothers, Lester Myers, Robert Myers and Earl Myers.

Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Williamsport Assembly of God, Falling Waters Road, Williamsport. The Rev. Daniel A. Jordan will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport.

Friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport. The funeral home will be open today after 9 a.m. for the convenience of family and friends.

Memorial donations may be made to Williamsport Assembly of God, 15251 Falling Waters Road, Williamsport, Md. 21795.

Charles W. Cox

Charles William Cox, 69, of 17428 Gay St., Hagerstown, died Friday, May 2, 1997, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Aug. 7, 1927, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Charles Cox and Anna Ferrazzano.

A U.S. Army veteran, he served during World War II.

He retired from Mack Trucks.

He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

He also was a member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 and Mack Golden Bulldogs.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Cox; one daughter, Kathleen Kesecker of Hedgesville, W.Va.; one son, Charles W. Cox Jr. of Hagerstown; three sisters, Rose Lavelle of Cleveland, Lois Lavelle of Pittsburgh and Fran Hoffman of Florida.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 17630 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. The Rev. Keith Boisvert will be celebrant. Burial, with military graveside services by Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

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

Donald W. Reeder

BOONSBORO - Memorial donations for Donald W. Reeder, 64, who died Thursday, May 1, 1997, may be made to Mt. Zion Lutheran Cemetery Board, c/o Sarah Palmer, 1360 Outer Drive, Hagerstown, Md. 21742-3040.

Mary E. Roney

WILLIAMSPORT - Mary Elizabeth Roney, 94, who died Friday, May 2, 1997, is survived by a daughter, G. Harriet Downey of Williamsport.

Services will be officiated by the Rev. Victor Zuck.

Robert H. McCleaf Sr.

Services for Robert Hartzel McCleaf Sr., 82, who died Friday, May 2, 1997, will be officiated by the Rev. Robert L. Regenold.

Donna D.J. Bucchi

Donna D. Jennings Bucchi, 70, of Hagerstown, died Friday, May 2, 1997, at Washington County Hospital.

Born in Bousevain, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Emma Shoupe Jennings.

She was employed by Majestic Restaurant as a waitress until her retirement.

She was a member of the Walnut Towers Senior Citizens Association.

She was an avid bingo player.

She is survived by four daughters, Sheila Solarski of Robbinsville, N.J., Darlene Hay of Fairless Hills, N.J., Clara Ann Powell of Levittown, Pa., and Priscilla Corbo of San Bernadino, Calif.; two sons, Curtis Bucchi of Hamilton Township, N.J., and Roger Bucchi of Phoenix; one sister, Ruth Phipps of Morrisville, Pa.; 18 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Tuesday at Winowicz Funeral Home, Trenton, N.J. The Rev. Leo A. Forstberg Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Saint Hedwig's Cemetery, Hamilton Township.

Visitation will be held Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

Reba M. Barkdoll

MYERSVILLE, Md. - Reba M. Barkdoll, 74, of Wolfsville Road, died Sunday, May 4, 1997, at her home.

Born Nov. 20, 1922, in Wolfsville, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Tabitha Palmer.

She was of the Protestant faith.

She is survived by her husband, Delbert S. Barkdoll; two daughters, Carolyn Garnand of Fairplay, and Janet I. Barkdoll of Myersville; one sister, Elsie Metzer of Myersville; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Valerie Smith.

Services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Ricketts Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Myersville. The Rev. Randall Reid will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mark's Lutheran Cemetery in Wolfsville.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, 1730 N. Market St., Frederick, Md. 21701.

Darlene L.H. Chambers

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Darlene L. Hinsley Chambers, 56, of 12460 Polktown Road, died Friday, May 2, 1997, at Manor Care Nursing Home in Chambersburg.

Born Nov. 3, 1940, in Alexandria, Va., she was the daughter of the late Paul Calvert Hinsley and Lois V. Ball Hinsley Kennedy.

She also lived in Alaska, Germany and the Northwest United States.

She was a 1959 graduate of Groveton High School in Alexandria. She then took additional training with various universities through correspondence courses.

She was employed as a security specialist with Defense Information Systems Agency at Fort Ritchie, from 1986 until her retirement in January 1995.

She was a member of Salem United Church of Christ in Waynesboro.

She also was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution Sleeping Ladies chapter in Eagle River, Alaska.

She is survived by her husband, Ira D. Chambers, whom she married April 15, 1986; two sons, Sgt. James R. Jinks Jr. of Freidberg, Germany, and 2nd Lt. Richard A. Jinks of Fort Hood, Texas; one brother, Paul C. Hinsley III of Culpeper, Va.; and two nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Kenneth Paul Jinks; and her stepfather, Richard L. Kennedy.

Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. Stuart Troutman, pastor, 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.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Charles W. Cox

The family of Charles William Cox, 69, of 17428 Gay St., Hagerstown, who died Friday, May 2, 1997, will receive friends at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, today from 7 to 9 p.m.

H. Norman Meyers

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - H. Norman Meyers, 84, a resident of Menno-Haven Chambersburg, and formerly of 678 S. Washington St., Greencastle, Pa., died Saturday, May 3, 1997, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born May 21, 1912, in Antrim Township, Pa., he was the son of the late Lloyd and Rhoda Hollinger Meyers.

He was a retired farmer and a former partner in Meyers Implements Co. in Greencastle.

He was a member of Antrim Brethren in Christ Church near Greencastle.

His first wife, Edna Wingert Meyers, died in 1972.

He enjoyed woodworking.

He is survived by his wife, Pauline L. Angle Meyers, whom he married June 20, 1982; three daughters, Norma R. Grove and Judy E. Lebo, both of Greencastle, and Debra K. Stayman of Chambersburg; two sons, Jaye I. Meyers of Greencastle, and Mark W. Meyers of Chambersburg; two brothers, Noah H. Meyers and Nathan L. Meyers, both of Greencastle; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Gibble; and two brothers, Aaron Meyers and Guy Meyers.

Services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Antrim Brethren in Christ Church, 24 E. Kauffman Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. Steven Munger and the Rev. H. Frank Kipe will officiate. Burial will be in Browns Mill Cemetery in Kauffman, Pa.

The family will receive friends at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, Tuesday from 6:30 to 9 p.m., and at the church one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

Ruth A. Moyer

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Ruth A. Moyer, 52, of 12497 Gearhart Road, died Saturday, May 3, 1997, at her home from injuries sustained when a tree blew over and struck her while she was mowing the lawn on a riding lawn mower.

Born July 11, 1944, near Leitersburg, she was the daughter of Reuben L. and Genevieve Myers Diller of Hagerstown.

She was a homemaker and helped on the family farm.

She was a member of Millers Mennonite Church near Leitersburg.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Henry H. Moyer, whom she married May 27, 1967; one son, Clemet N. Moyer, at home; two sisters, Lois M. Martin of Waynesboro, Pa., and Verna Diller of Westcliffe, Colo.; two brothers, Lester Diller of Waynesboro, and Richard Diller of Chambersburg; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Ann Moyer.

Services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Millers Mennonite Church, Millers Church Road near Leitersburg. The Millers Mennonite Church Ministry will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m., and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home in Greencastle.

E. Anita B. Mellott

E. Anita Bailey Mellott, 80, of 10119 Melody Lane, Hagerstown, died Sunday, May 4, 1997, at her home.

Born May 8, 1916, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Clarence E. and S. Ethel Wolfinger Bailey.

She was a member of Downsville Christian Church and the Mamie Long Sunday School Class.

She also was a member of Lady Elks No. 378, a member and past president of Williamsport Homemakers Club, and a member of several square dance clubs and the Golden Ballroom Dance Club.

She is survived by her husband, Davis E. Mellott; one daughter, Sharon Johnson of College Park, Md.; one son, David Ragan Mellott of Hagerstown; one sister, Williet "Billie" Brown of Hagerstown; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two nieces.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Elizabeth Miner.

Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. E. Reese Davis will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Downsville Christian Church, 8641 Downsville Pike, Williamsport, Md. 21795.

Bonnie M.S. Ellifritz

Bonnie Marie Sharpless Ellifritz, 55, of 17532 Woodlawn Drive, Hagerstown, died Sunday, May 4, 1997, at her home.

Born Jan. 2, 1942, in Vindez, Md., she was the daughter of Hughie McRobie of Uhrichsville, Ohio, and the late Edna Sharpless McRobie. She is the stepdaughter of Maxine McRobie of Uhrichsville.

She was employed with Maryland Ribbon Co. for 11 years.

She was of the Protestant faith.

She was a member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 Auxiliary, and AMVETS Post 10 Auxiliary.

In addition to her father and stepmother, she is survived by her husband of 35 years, Baxter Ellifritz; two daughters, Elizabeth Drenner of Boonsboro and Susan Shoemaker of Clear Spring; two sisters, Betty Corby and Edna Collins, both of Oakland, Md.; five brothers, John Nogel of Canton, Ohio, Daniel Nogel of Micaville, N.C., Robert McRobie and Michael McRobie, both of Oakland, and Wayne Nogel; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Peggy Cassady.

Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Byrl Shaver will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, Md. 21740.

Mary E.M. Witmer

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Mary Etta Martz Witmer, 48, of 3405 Westview Circle, died Sunday, May 4, 1997, at her home.

Born Nov. 24, 1948, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of Vauda Kline Martz of Hagerstown, and the late Charles R. Martz.

She was a 1966 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

She was employed by Connie's Sportswear in Waynesboro, Breyer's Ice Cream in Hagerstown. She most recently was a packer at Staples Office Supply in Chambersburg, Pa.

She was a member of Mount Pleasant Church of God in Smithsburg.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Carl L. Witmer, whom she married Dec. 10, 1971; one daughter, Cheryl Anne Witmer Murphy of Greencastle; one son, Anthony Wayne Witmer of Greencastle; three sisters, Regina P. Creager of Waynesboro, Darlene A. Kline of Hagerstown, and Shirley M. Palmer of Cearfoss; two brothers, Roger E. Martz of Hagerstown and Larry W. Martz of Cearfoss; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Minnich-Miller-May Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St., Greencastle. The Rev. Ronnie G. Stanley will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Greencastle.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Hilda M.K. Dillon

QUINCY, Pa. - Hilda M. Kline Dillon, 87, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 219 Philadelphia Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., died Sunday, May 4, 1997, at the nursing home.

Born March 28, 1910, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Harry Samuel and Sarah Alice Thompson Kline.

She was a graduate of Modern Ella School of Beauty in Philadelphia.

Her husband, Paul K. Dillon, died in 1962. They were married Feb. 1, 1958.

Early in life, she was employed by Waynesboro Knitting Mill, and then at Wayne Garment Factory in Waynesboro. She was employed as a beautician for Laura Jones Beauty Shop in Waynesboro. She then opened Hilda's Beauty Shop at 27 W. Third St., Waynesboro, later moving the shop to Philadelphia Avenue. She was a beautician for more than 50 years.

She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Waynesboro.

She is survived by one son, C. Lee Kline of Waynesboro; one stepdaughter, June Shoemaker of Joshua, Texas; four grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and one stepgreat-grandson.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Kline and Charlotte Lucille Kline.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at Burns Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro. Jay E. Zimmerman, pastor, will officiate.

There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 6 W. Second St., Waynesboro, Pa. 17268.

Arrangements are by Grove Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

Albert Forest

SOUTH MOUNTAIN, Pa. - Albert Forest, 86, of South Mountain Restoration Center, and formerly of Danville, Pa., and Philadelphia, died Sunday, May 4, 1997.

Born Sept. 4, 1910, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Albert Phillipp and Amelia Norbeck Forest.

He attended Philadelphia schools until the fifth grade when he left due to health reasons.

He is survived by two sisters, Pearl King of Philadelphia and Marie Stankiewicz of Arcadia, Fla.; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Joseph Forest.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, May 14, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of South Mountain Restoration Center. The Rev. Jeff Stumpley will officiate. Dissemination of the cremains will occur after the service at the convenience and direction of the family.

Arrangements are by Snyder-Lochstampfor Funeral Home Inc., Waynesboro.

James E. Solenberger

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - James Elbert Solenberger, 82, of Charles Town, died Monday, May 5, 1997, at his home.

Born Feb. 21, 1915, in Frederick County, Va., he was the son of the late Charles Mitchell and Ruth Metz Solenberger.

He was a graduate of Martinsburg High School in Martinsburg, W.Va., and Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, Va.

He was an orchardist.

He was a member of Charles Town Presbyterian Church in Charles Town, and a former member of Falling Waters Presbyterian Church in Falling Waters, W.Va. He was an elder at both churches since 1953.

He was a member of AARP and West Virginia Horticulture Society.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Frances Crumpacker Solenberger; three daughters, Patricia Solenberger of Camillus, N.Y., Marguerite Emshoff of Lake Forest, Ill., and Judith Enterline of Winchester, Va.; two sisters, Mildred Miller of Inwood, W.Va., and Ruth Dobbins of Newark, Del.; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Virginia Janney; and two brothers, Charles Solenberger and Thomas Solenberger.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date and will be held at Charles Town Presbyterian Church in Charles Town. Burial will be in Mount Hebron Cemetery in Winchester.

There will be no visitation.

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

Arrangements are by Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.

Annette J. DeHaven

PHILADELPHIA - Annette Jaxheimer DeHaven, 87, of 224 W. Tulpehocken St., died Saturday, May 3, 1997, at Unitarian Universalist House in Philadelphia.

She had been head resident for Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, W.Va.

Her husband, Clarence C. DeHaven, preceded her in death.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Germantown, Pa. She was a former member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hagerstown, where she taught Sunday school for 34 years, and was president of Trinity Lutheran Church Women and chair of the Hagerstown/Cumberland District Assembly of LCW, sang in the choir, served on the church council and taught at Community Reading School.

She also was former director of Washington County Child Development Center, a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and Ravenwood Lutheran Village, and a member of Order of St. Luke the Physician.

She is survived by two daughters, Annette Foor of Philadelphia and Beth Bader of Falls Church, Va.; one son, Conrad DeHaven of Charlottesville, Va.; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held June 8 at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hagerstown. Burial will be in Berlin Cemetery in Berlin, Pa.

Memorial donations may be made to Unitarian Universalist House.

Arrangements are by Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pa.

Lois E. Oney

Lois Elfrieda Oney, 69, of 13630 Donnybrook Drive, Hagerstown, died Sunday, May 4, 1997, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

Born March 1, 1928, in Cleveland, she was the daughter of the late Forrest Claire and Martha Wohlgemuth Mohney.

Her husband, Willard Arthur Oney Jr., died March 12, 1997.

She was a graduate of St. Michael's High School in Cleveland.

She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, and the church choir.

She also was a member of AARP.

She is survived by two daughters, Roberta Kay Oney of Hagerstown and Janine M. Fouke of Bluffton, S.C.; four sons, Phillip V. Oney and Kurt D. Oney, both of Waynesboro, Pa., Willard A. Oney III of Princess Anne, Md., and Forrest R. Oney of Kearneysville, W.Va.; one brother, Richard Mohney of Cleveland; and seven grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, with the Rev. George A. Limmer as celebrant. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

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

Lottie P. McFarland

BERRYVILLE, Va. - Lottie Pearl McFarland, 97, of Route 1, and formerly of Hagerstown, died Monday, May 5, 1997, at the home of her sister-in-law in Berryville.

Born June 19, 1899, in Berryville, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Bertha Good McDonald.

Her husband, Peter S. McFarland, died in 1979.

She was a member of St. Matthew's United Methodist Church and the Bykota Sunday School Class.

She is survived by three sisters, Beulah McFarland and Goldie Cross, both of Hagerstown, and Nannie Silman of Berryville; nieces and nephews; and her sister-in-law, Iarrie McDonald, with whom she lived.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Hayden L. Sparks will officiate.

There will be no viewing.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

Roland S. Reaver

TANEYTOWN, Md. - Roland Smith Reaver, 68, of Taneytown, died Sunday, May 4, 1997, at his home.

Born Feb. 4, 1929, in Taneytown, he was the son of the late Roland Roy and Lillian Marie Smith Reaver.

He was a lifelong farmer. He worked as a carpenter for Jim Sell Construction in Taneytown, and later as a security guard at Cambridge Rubber Co. in Taneytown.

He was a member of Grace United Church of Christ in Taneytown, where he taught Sunday school for several years.

He is survived by one sister, Hilda E. Shook of Maugansville; one brother, Roy W. Reaver of Taneytown; and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Skiles Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St., Taneytown. The Rev. J. Keith DeBord will officiate. Burial will be in Grace United Church of Christ Cemetery, Taneytown.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Grace United Church of Christ, 49 W. Baltimore St., Taneytown, Md. 21787.

Anna C.K. Flohr

QUINCY, Pa. - Anna Catherine Keagy Flohr, 94, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 15593 Orchard Ave., Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., died Monday, May 5, 1997, at the nursing home.

Born April 5, 1903, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late David F. and Effie May Reecher Keagy.

She was a graduate of Waynesboro High School.

Her husband, John S. Flohr, died in 1964. They were married Sept. 23, 1922.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Germantown Bethel Church of God in Cascade.

She enjoyed gardening and crafts.

She is survived by one son, Preston E. Flohr of Blue Ridge Summit; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, John Conway Flohr; three sisters; and four brothers.

Graveside services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Green Hill Cemetery. Paul Tobias, pastor, will officiate.

There will be no public viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Germantown Bethel Church of God, 16924 Raven Rock Road, Cascade, Md. 21719-9501.

Arrangements are by Grove Funeral Home, Waynesboro.


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