September 14, 1997


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Monday, September 15, 1997 Edition

Guy C. Wilhide

BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - Guy C. Wilhide, 85, of 13583 Pennersville Road, and formerly of 410 Fairview Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., died Sunday, Sept. 14, 1997, at Quincy United Methodist Home.

Born Oct. 30, 1911, in Woodsboro, Md., he was the son of the late Charles and Mae Potts Wilhide.

He was employed as a purchasing clerk in the sawmill at Frick Co. in Waynesboro, retiring in 1973.

He was a member of Calvary Assembly of God Church in Waynesboro.

He served in the U.S. Army National Guard.

He loved to golf and fish and volunteered at the fire hall where he was a life member of ATH&L Co. 1 and past president of the company.


He also was a member of Acacia Lodge 586 F&AM of Waynesboro, Scottish Rite Masonry, Harrisburg Consistory, Zembo Temple and Waynesboro Shrine Club.

He is survived by his wife, Ada Snyder, whom he married Dec. 24, 1931; two sons, Ronnie E. Wilhide of Blue Ridge Summit, and Donald E. Wilhide of Henderson, Nev.; one brother, Elwood Wilhide of Lancaster County, Pa.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Snyder-Lochstampfor Funeral Home Inc., corner of South Church and West Second streets, Waynesboro. The Rev. James C. House will officiate. Burial will be in Quincy Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m., where masonic funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. by Acacia Lodge 586 F&AM in Waynesboro.

Arthur F. Cook

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Arthur Franklin Cook, 83, of Martinsburg, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 1997, at City Hospital in Martinsburg.

Born Feb. 7, 1914, in Berkeley County, he was the son of the late Nathan Goff and Belva Stokes Cook.

His wife, M. Lucille Butts Cook, died in 1992.

He retired from Martin Marietta after 45 years.

He was a member of Christ Reformed United Church of Christ for more than 50 years, where he was in the choir and served on the consistory. He also served on a number of church committees.

He was a life member of Izaak Walton of Jefferson County, W.Va.; served as national vice president of United Mine, Cement and Gypsum Union; as a member of Local 208, where he was recording secretary; and was a member of the Martinsburg Lodge 120 Loyal Order of the Moose.

He was an accomplished guitarist, an avid outdoorsman and broadcasted from Martinsburg's first radio station, which was in the Roseland Ballroom of the Apollo Theater.

He is survived by one daughter, Dolores A. Brown of Martinsburg; two grandchildren, Melanie A. Grimm of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Bradley C. Brown of Martinsburg; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Arthur Porterfield Cook; one sister, Catherine E. Alderton and a sister in infancy; and two brothers, Howard N. Cook Sr. and Charles E. Cook.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Christ Reformed United Church of Christ. Thomas E. Hartshorn will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg today from 7 to 9 p.m. The casket will be taken to the church one hour prior to the service.

Orvetta Y. Faulder

Orvetta Y. Faulder, 87, a resident of Avalon Manor Nursing Home in Hagerstown, and formerly of R.D. 4, Hagerstown, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 1997, at the nursing home.

Born July 26, 1910, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late George Elmer and Irene Yost Faulder.

She was a homemaker and worked on the family farm.

She was a member of Mount Tabor Lutheran Church in Fairview.

She is the last of her immediate family and is survived by several cousins.

Graveside services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Mount Tabor Lutheran Church Cemetery in Fairview. The Rev. Steven Amundson will officiate.

There will be no public viewing.

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

Joyce C. McCammon

Joyce C. McCammon, 69, of 1524 Howell Road, Hagerstown, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 1997, at her home in Hagerstown.

Born Aug. 8, 1928, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Lottie M. Matthews Sprecher and Edgar D. Sprecher.

She was a 1946 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

She was employed by C&P Telephone Co. in Hagerstown.

She volunteered at the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Robert E. McCammon of Hagerstown; one daughter, Kathy C. Carbaugh, and one son, Darrell R. McCammon, both of Hagerstown; one sister, Beverly L. Wolff of Hagerstown; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Ronald Sprecher.

Graveside services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Rest Haven Cemetery in Hagerstown. The Rev. Joseph I. Donovan III will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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