August 19, 1997


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Tuesday, August 19, 1997 Edition

Gregory E. Mitlacher

RAWLINS, Wyo. - Gregory Ernest Mitlacher, 29, of Rawlins, died Friday, Aug. 15, 1997, in Wyoming.

Born March 29, 1968, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Mary Jo Stark of Frederick, Md., and the late Hans Wolfgang Mitlacher.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Laurie Paul Mitlacher; one sister, Renee Knoblock of Hagerstown; one brother, John Mitlacher of Frederick; and stepfather, Harry Doye of Frederick.


Graveside services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery, Flintstone, Md.

There will be no viewing.

The family requests memorial donations be made to the charity of one's choice; or to the Naval-Marine Corps Relief Society, 801 N. Randolph St., Suite 1228, Arlington, Va. 22203-1978.

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

Emma F.F. Gaver

BOONSBORO - Emma Frances Ford Gaver, 82, a resident of Reeders Memorial Home, and formerly of 107 S. Main St., who died Sunday, Aug. 17, 1997, also is survived by one sister, Rachel E. Smith of Boonsboro, and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Ford Jr.

Junior T. Tosten

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Junior Theodore Tosten, 72, a resident of Piney Mountain, and formerly of 9 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, Pa., died Sunday, Aug. 17, 1997, at the home.

Born Oct. 25, 1924, in Greencastle, he was the son of the late Wilbur T. and Annie Elizabeth Cordell Tosten.

He attended Greencastle schools.

He was employed as a machine operator by M.P. Moller Organ Co. in Hagerstown for 36 years, retiring in 1987.

He was a member of Greencastle Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Miller Tosten, whom he married on July 10, 1969; two stepdaughters, Donna F. Runshaw and Deborah L. Carty, both of Greencastle; one stepson, Randy J. Runshaw of Greencastle; seven stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Miller-Grove Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St., Greencastle. The Rev. Edward Rogers will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Greencastle Baptist Church Building Fund, 2377 Buchanan Trail West, Greencastle, Pa. 17225.

Lucy M. Church

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Lucy M. Church, 48, of Route 5, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 1997, at University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Va.

Born May 21, 1949, in Charles Town, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Ralph F. and Rosie Peacher Johnston.

She is survived by one daughter, Dawne M. Knipple of Martinsburg; one son, William H. Church Jr. of Falling Waters, W.Va.; three sisters, Louise Peterson of Farmdale, Ohio, Carolyn Marsh of Warren, Ohio, and Vicki Robinson of Charles Town; two grandchildren; and her fiance, James William Kircher.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Trinity Gospel Assembly of God Church, W.Va. 9, Charles Town. The Rev. Raymond Jones will officiate. Burial will be private.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

Anna M. Michell

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Anna Mae Michell, 70, of Shenandoah Junction, and formerly of Silver Spring, Md., Deltona, Fla., and Shepherdstown, W.Va., died Monday, Aug. 18, 1997, at her home.

Born Sept. 14, 1926, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late James T. and Anna Byus Wilson.

She enjoyed cooking and traveling.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Earl L. Michell; one daughter, Cheryl Guerrero of Shenandoah Junction; one son, Brandon Michell of Harrodsburg, Ky.; one sister, Nancy Eastlake of Springfield, Mo.; and three granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Hall; and one brother, Thomas Wilson.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, Sept. 4, at 11 a.m. at Second Baptist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va. The Rev. R. Shawn Edwards will officiate. Burial will be private.

The family suggests memorial donations be made to Panhandle Home Health, 1161-2 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. 25401.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Kathleen M.M. Wingert

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Kathleen M. McCleary Wingert, 86, a resident of Penn Hall, died Friday, Aug. 15, 1997, at the nursing center.

Born Sept. 8, 1910, in Five Forks, Quincy Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Franklin P. and Molly Weicht McCleary.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Libert H. Wingert.

She was a graduate of Chambersburg High School and of the former Shippensburg State Teachers College, Shippensburg, Pa.

She was an elementary school teacher in Prince George's County, Md., for many years, retiring in 1979.

She had been a member of First United Methodist Church, Chambersburg.

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