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Obituaries

January 11, 1998

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Stella A. McLymond

WILLIAMSPORT - Stella Allen McLymond, 99, of Williamsport, and formerly of Hancock, died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, at Williamsport Nursing Home.

Born May 29, 1898, in Parish, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Loretus H. and LaPearl Allen McLymond.

She attended school in Parish. She was a graduate of Atlantic Union College, South Lancaster, Mass., majoring in education.

She taught grammar school for 48 years in public and private schools in Elmira, N.Y., and South Lancaster.

She was a member of Berkeley Springs Seventh-day Adventist Church, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and was life member of the Seventh-day Adventist faith.

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She and her sister moved to the White Oaks Center in the Timber Ridge area east of Hancock 19 years ago to be part of their church's health and reconditioning retreat center.

She was an active supporter of Berkeley Springs Seventh-day Adventist School.

She is survived by her sister, Urlla Letha McLymond of Williamsport, with whom she lived.

A memorial service will be conducted at a later date at Berkeley Springs Seventh-day Adventist Church, Berkeley Springs. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Berkeley Spring Seventh-day Adventist School, Route 1, Box 44, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. 25411.

Arrangements are by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St., Berkeley Springs.

Garnet E. Miller

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Garnet E. Miller, 78, of 9554 Eden Drive, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Jan. 6, 1920, in Edenville, Pa., he was the son of the late John Harvey and Carrie E. Poe Miller.

He retired from Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, in 1958. He then owned and operated Garnet Miller Orchards until retirement.

He was of the Protestant faith.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Moore Miller, whom he married on June 4, 1977; and one sister, Alice E. Miller of Chambersburg.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Raymond C. Miller, in January 1997.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 6492 Lincoln Way West, St. Thomas, Pa. The Rev. Ken Wenger and the Rev. Stan McCammon will officiate. Burial will be in Brechbill Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday one hour prior to the service.

Robert K. Tritt

MYERSVILLE, Md. - Robert Kenneth Tritt, 64, of 23 Fox Rock Drive, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at his home.

Born Aug. 14, 1933, in Harrisburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Russell and Erma Wolfe Tritt.

He was a 1951 graduate of Lemoyne High School, Lemoyne, Pa. He was a 1960 graduate of Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, Pa.

After college, he was employed by the Internal Revenue Service and retired in 1988. He received Maryland CPA certification in 1971. For the past six years, he worked part time for W.F. Park and Co. and Bachtel and Co., certified public accounting firms in Hagerstown.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He served in Asmara, Eritrea, Africa, for two years as a member of the Army Security Agency.

He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Middletown, Md. He was a member of the Spiritual Enrichment Sunday School Class, Christian Fellowship Committee and Bible Study group. He was a former member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Myersville, where he served as the church treasurer for 12 years.

He was an active member of Myersville Lions Club since 1963 and served in all of its governing offices. He was a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American State Board of Public Accountancy and Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, Hagerstown. He also was a member of Beaver Creek Golf Club and Middletown Golf League.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Alice M. Rafftesaeth Tritt; one daughter, Andrea Tritt Shears of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; two sons, Robert Tritt Jr. of Charles Town, W.Va., and Benjamin Tritt of Salem, Va.; one sister, Marjorie Tritt Lehman of Millersville, Pa.; and four grandchildren.

A memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 107 W. Main St., Middletown. The Rev. Donald L. Turley will officiate. Visitation will follow. Private burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 306, Middletown, Md. 21769.

Arrangements are by Ricketts Funeral Home, Myersville.

Eugene E. Yingling

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Eugene E. "Gene" Yingling, 83, of 12980 Mentzer Gap Road, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at Quincy United Methodist Home, Quincy, Pa.

Born Oct. 7, 1914, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Roscoe and Mary Orndorff Yingling. He lived his early life in the Baltimore and Annapolis areas.

He attended school in Baltimore and Annapolis.

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