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Obituaries

November 26, 1997

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Wednesday, November 26, 1997 Edition

Charles S. Daley

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Charles S. Daley, 75, of 240 Orchard Circle, died Monday, Nov. 24, 1997, at Waynesboro Hospital, Waynesboro, Pa.

Born Jan. 15, 1922, in Greencastle, he was the son of the late Charles R. and Edna B. Dentler Daley.

He worked as a route salesman for Capitol Bakers in Chambersburg, Pa., from 1943 to 1955. From 1956-1963 he operated Daley's Sunoco Service Station in Greencastle and owned and operated Hagerstown Kitchen Cabinets in the early 1960s. Earlier he worked for Greencastle Cannery and Omwake and Oliver Elevator in Greencastle.

He was a police officer in Greencastle, and was chief of police from 1973 until his retirement in 1979.

He was a member of Greencastle Church of the Brethren.

He was a member of Rescue Hose Co. No.1, Greencastle, Harry D. Zeigler Veterans of Foreign War of Greencastle, and Fraternal Order of Police Tri-County Lodge No. 76.

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He is survived by his wife, Hazel E. Pittman Daley, whom he married June 6, 1942; four daughters, Patricia A. Clower of Bunker Hill, W.Va., Barbara Stoner of Clarksville, Tenn., Ginger E. McDonough of Greencastle, and Susan M. Black of Melbourne, Fla.; three sisters, Mildred Plum and Viola Plum, both of Greencastle, and Lorraine Helfrick of Waynesboro, Pa.; two brothers, Ellis F. Daley of Greencastle and Russell E. Daley of Waynesboro; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Charles Kenneth Daley; an infant daughter, Nancy Lou Daley; one brother, Alvin Daley; and two sisters, Janet Barnhart and Hazel Bowser.

Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle. The Rev. Charles A. Schroer will officiate. Burial will be in Shank's Church of the Brethren Cemetery, near Greencastle.

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

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Roy E. Pittman

HANCOCK - Roy E. "Bud" Pittman, 81, a resident of Homewood of Williamsport, and formerly of Hancock, died Monday, Nov. 24, 1997, at Homewood.

Born in Hancock on Nov. 27, 1915, he was the son of the late Ezra Luther and Olive Teressa Ingram Pittman.

He graduated from Warfordsburg High School in 1934, and from what is now Shippensburg University in 1939. He attended Shenandoah Conservatory of Music.

He and his wife owned and operated Pittman's Grocery in Hancock. He owned and operated Hancock Motel.

He served as mayor of the Town of Hancock from 1983 to 1985; and was on the Town Council from 1977 to 1982.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps with the rank of captain.

He was a member of Hancock United Methodist Church.

He was a member of James W. Bowers Lodge 173 A.F.& A.M. in Hancock, Hagerstown Forest 95, Scottish Rite Bodies of Cumberland, Md. Ali Ghan Shrine Temple, Cumberland, Royal Order of Jesters 119, Tower Commission Shippensburg University, and Webster B. Harrison Post 26 American Legion in Hancock.

He is survived by his wife, of 55 years, Betty N. Noonan Pittman of Hancock; two sons, R. Randy Pittman and David L. Pittman, both of Hancock; two sisters, Lucille Charlton and Leona Little, both of Hancock; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Louise Jones.

Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Hancock United Methodist Church. The Rev. Robert G. Brennan Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park in Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock, where a Masonic service will be conducted at 7 p.m. For the convenience of friends the funeral home will be open today from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visistation also will be Friday one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, c/o Betty N. Pittman, P.O. Box 190, Hancock, Md. 21750.

Virginia L. Hiestand

KNOXVILLE, Md. - Virginia Lee Hiestand, 77, of 19419 Frog Eye Road., formerly of Campbellsville, Ky., and Wichita, Kan., died Monday, Nov. 24, 1997, at her home.

Born Nov. 15, 1920, in Campbellsville, she was the daughter of the late Ezra and Ada Lee Meadows Cook.

She retired as a computer operator for Boeing Aircraft in Wichita, Kan.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Richard S. Hiestand of Knoxville; three daughters, Jonna Mendez of Knoxville, Holly Richardson of Richardson, Texas, and Heidi Valbusa of Reston, Va.; one sister, Maxine Eads of Campbellsville; one brother, Jim Cook of Convers, Ga.; and four grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Jennifer Hiestand, and one sister, Maurine Murrell.

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