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Obituaries

October 03, 1997

Obituaries

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Monday, October 6, 1997 Edition

Gladys L. Rohrer

Gladys Louise Rohrer, 80, of 405 Liberty St., Hagerstown, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 1997, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 4, 1916, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Ralph E. and Nellie Garlock Sellers.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Ray Rohrer, in 1975.

She was employed by the Broad Axe Restaurant and Godlove's Liquor Store. She was previously employed by Rocco's Italian Restaurant for 39 years.

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She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church.

She was a member of AARP.

She is survived by three daughters, Sharon A. Daugherty of Williamsport, Shirley Y. Stenger of Greencastle, Pa., and Sandra J. Kneisley of Lititz, Pa.; two sons, Wayne L. Burger of Keedysville and Kelly R. Rohrer of Hagerstown; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one grandson.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Raymond H. Shriver will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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

Suzan A.C. Layva

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Suzan Ann Coulter Layva, 45, of Route 3, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 1997, at City Hospital, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Nov. 28, 1951, in Cleveland, she was the daughter of the late Clair and Joanne Liccardi Coulter.

She was of the Catholic faith.

She is survived by her companion, William Martin, at home; three daughters, Vanessa McGuigan of Bolivar, W.Va., Laura Layva and Claire Martin, both at home; one sister, Ann Marie Coulter of Cleveland; one brother, James Coulter of Cleveland; maternal grandmother, Anne Liccardi of Cleveland; and two grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry. The Rev. Daniel L. Montague III will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, W.Va.

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

Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia Society of America, Two Gateway Center, 13 North, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222.

John W. Cooper

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - John W. "Jack" Cooper, 76, of Franklin County Nursing Home, and formerly of Green Meadow Lane, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 1997, at the nursing home.

Born April 6, 1921, in McConnellsburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Ernest G. and Anna E. Waltrick Cooper.

He was a cosmetologist and entertainment specialist for a number of years. He had worked at Fairchild Industries in Hagerstown for 10 years.

He was a veteran of World War II and Korea, serving with the U.S. Army.

He is survived by three sisters, Edith Thatcher of Richmond, Va., Clarine Rosenberry of Lexington, Texas, and Norma Shives of Chambersburg; two brothers, Fred Cooper and Guy "Jr." Cooper, both of Homedale, Idaho; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Franklin County Chapter, c/o Doris J. Goetz, 219 W. Second St., Waynesboro, Pa. 17268.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg.

Harry M. Showe Sr.

Harry M. Showe Sr., 51, of 18639 Donald Drive, Hagerstown, died Friday, Oct. 3, 1997, from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.

Born in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Paul I. and Mary Sinkey Showe.

He was employed by Turner Transportation Group for 25 years.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He is survived by one daughter, Helen Bernhisel of Frederick, Md.; four sons, Harry M. Showe Jr., Jason R. Showe, Charles E. Showe and Albert G. Showe, all of Hagerstown; three sisters, Marlene Jackson of Pascagoula, Miss., Susie Brumage and Carolyn Cassidy, both of Hagerstown; five brothers, Donald Showe, Charles Showe, John Showe and David Showe, all of Hagerstown, and Paul Showe of Chambersburg, Pa.; and four grandchildren.

Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The Rev. J. Norman Mayer will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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

Mabel C. Grove

Mabel Catherine Grove, 87, of 337 N. Locust St., Hagerstown, died Friday, Oct. 3, 1997, at her home.

Born Oct. 10, 1909, in Roanoke, Va., she was the daughter of the late Walter F. and Agnes A. Kingry McCauley.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Paul E. Mongan; and her second husband, Charles F. Grove, in 1987.

She was employed as caretaker by the Jewish Synagogue for 32 years.

She was a member of the Baptist Temple.

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