December 01, 1997

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Tuesday, December 2, 1997 Edition

Agnes R.T. Galliher

PAW PAW, W.Va. - Agnes Rose Twigg Galliher, 88, of Paw Paw, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 1997, at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.

Born Aug. 7, 1909, in Oldtown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Bruce W. and Martha Hite Twigg.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Pinkey Charles Galliher, in 1992.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Lighthouse Assembly of God, Paw Paw.

She is survived by four daughters, Virginia Brown of Hagerstown, Millie Johnson, Helen Golden and Shirley Zeger, all of Clear Spring; two sons, Vernon Galliher of Oldtown and Wilbert Galliher of Paw Paw; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by one son, Arley Galliher, and several brothers and sisters.

Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Lighthouse Assembly of God. The Rev. Earl Travis Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Davis Memorial Cemetery, Cumberland, Md.

Friends will be received at Scarpelli Funeral Home, 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and at the church Thursday one hour prior to the service.

Memorial donations may be made to Lighthouse Assembly of God.

Gladys A. Blickenstaff

WOLFSVILLE, Md. - Gladys A. Blickenstaff, 92, of Wolfsville, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 1997, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 10, 1905, in Wolfsville, she was the daughter of the late Asbury E. and Mary Virginia Valentine Hoover.

She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Wolfsville for more than 70 years.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Harry G. Blickenstaff Jr.; two sons, Marvin Lee Blickenstaff of Wolfsville and George E. Blickenstaff of Myersville, Md.; one sister, Elizabeth Biser of Pittsburgh; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church in Wolfsville. The Rev. Randall Reid, the Rev. Hayden Sparks and the Rev. Ronald Ellis will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mark's Lutheran Cemetery in Wolfsville.

The family will receive friends at Ricketts Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Myersville, today from 7 to 9 p.m.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to Salem United Methodist Church, 12477 Wolfsville Road, Myersville, Md. 21773.

Louise E. King

Louise Elizabeth King, 58, of 11 W. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 1997, at Avalon Manor Nursing Home, Hagerstown.

Born April 25, 1939, in Grimes, Va., she was the daughter of the late Odis Raymond and Mary Elizabeth McCarty Sine.

She was of the Protestant faith.

She is survived by two sons, Mark A. King and Anthony W. King, both of Hagerstown; three brothers, Raymond Sine of Hagerstown, Henry Sine of Columbia, S.C., and James Sine of Chewsville; and one granddaughter.

Graveside services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate. There will be no viewing.

Arrangements are by Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home Inc., 40 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown.

Gerald J. Peffert

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Gerald J. Peffert, 91, of Chambersburg, and formerly of Naples, Fla., died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 1997, at the Shook Home.

Born Aug. 30, 1906, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Gerald A. and Margaret Irene Smith Peffert.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret E. Hoffman, in 1996.

He attended New York University, the American Institute of Banking at Dartmouth College and Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University.

He was employed by New York State Banking Department, Manufacturers Hanover Trust and Irving Trust companies. He frequently represented his industry before city, state and federal regulatory bodies. He retired in 1966 as executive vice president of the Dime Savings Bank of New York.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Naval Reserves and served in the 1930s. He also was a decorated veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and served from 1940 to 1946.

He was a member of Moorings Presbyterian Church, Naples.

He is survived by niece Linda D. Hoffman of Amityville, N.Y.; and nephews, the Rev. Stephen Hoffman of Chambersburg and John B. Hoffman of Brunswick, Maine.

Burial will be in George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, N.J., following a memorial service.

Memorial donations may be made to the Shook Home, 55 S. Second St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

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

Gary W. Walters

JENKS, Okla. - Gary Wayne Walters, 46, of Jenks, and formerly of Hagerstown, died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997, at his home.

Born April 16, 1951, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Cora Mae Barnhart Walters of Hagerstown and the late Henry S. Walters.

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