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Obituaries

December 02, 1997

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Wednesday, December 3, 1997 Edition

Eulalie M. Shoemaker

CALEDONIA, Pa. - Eulalie M. Shoemaker, 96, of Piney Mountain, and formerly of Pinellas Park, Fla., died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997, at Piney Mountain.

Born May 31, 1901, in Chambersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late, Samuel and Anna Martin Shoemaker.

She retired from Stanley Co., as a seamstress.

She was a member of King Street United Brethren Church, Chambersburg.

She is survived by two nieces and two nephews.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Bertha Horst, Hazel Bowman and Henrietta McCurdy.

Graveside services will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at Greenvillage Cemetery. The Rev. Lester Stine will officiate.

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Arrangements are by Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 6492 Lincoln Way West, St. Thomas, Pa.

Albert C. Peters

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Albert C. Peters, 86, of 304-B Walnut St., died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born April 25, 1911, on Buttermilk Road, in Quincy Township, he was the son of the late George A. and Margaret Knepper Peters.

He attended Mont Alto schools. He later graduated from Waynesboro Business College.

He served in the Army in Hawaii. Following his discharge from the military and the start of World War II, he re-entered the Army, serving in the European Theater.

After the war, he was employed by the Department of Defense in the Defense Supply Agency. Until his retirement in 1973, he worked for the agency at New Cumberland Army Depot, New Cumberland, Pa.; Schenectady Army Depot, Schenectady, N.Y.; Washington, D.C.; and the Philadelphia Quartermaster Depot. Earlier, he was employed by White Hill Industrial School, presently Camp Hill State Correctional Institution, as a guard; and then at Landis Machine Co., Waynesboro, as a machine operator.

He was a member of St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church, Waynesboro.

He was a member of Knights of Columbus; Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15; William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695; BPO Elks Lodge 731; Eagles Club, all of Waynesboro; a charter member of Cardiac Club of Waynesboro Hospital; and National AARP.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Genevich Peters, whom he married May 28, 1960; one son, Albert C. Peters II of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; one sister, Virgie M. Peters of Waynesboro; three grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by an infant sister and brother; and four sisters, Zula Ruth Duggan, Rhonda McNew, Vada Badeker and Rozella Carnegie Sullivan.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church, 12 N. Broad St., Waynesboro. The Rev. Thomas J. Hemler will be celebrant. Burial will be in St. Andrew Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, with a Wake Service at 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201; or to St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church General Fund, 12 N. Broad St., Waynesboro, Pa. 17268.

Mary E. Coady

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Mary E. Coady, 88, of Shepherdstown, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 1997, at Canterbury of Shepherdstown Nursing Home.

Born May 10, 1909, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Conley Coady.

She is survived by two nieces, Susan Coady Kemnitzer of Shepherdstown and Patricia Coady Lorne of Pacific Palisades, Calif.

A Memorial Mass will be said Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Shepherdstown. The Rev. Matthew Rowgh will be celebrant.

Private burial prayers will be said at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Terrytown, N.Y.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg.

John P. Emory Sr.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - John Paul Emory Sr., 88, of Washington, D.C., and formerly of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997, at Sibley Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Born Sept. 16, 1909, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late John S. and Rosa McFillan Emory.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Virginia Oliver Emory, in 1988.

He was a self-employed plastering contractor.

He was a member of Metropolitan United Methodist Church, Washington, D.C.

He was a member of Federal Lodge 1, AF&AM of Washington, D.C.

He is survived by three sons, John Paul Emory Jr. of Surfside Beach, S.C., William Larry Emory of Fredericksburg, Va., and David Patrick Emory of Boston; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. G. Edward Grove will officiate. Burial will be in New Norborne Cemetery, Martinsburg.

The family will receive friends Thursday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

James H. Walker

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