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January 16, 1998

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Jonathan M. Berger

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Jonathan Michael Berger, 12, of 1001 Clover Lane, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998, at Childrens Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Born Jan. 26, 1985, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Darrell Sheldon and Paula Wynelle Phillips Berger, both of Falling Waters.

He was a seventh grade student at Hedgesville Middle School, where he was a band member.

He was active in Little League in Hedgesville, W.Va.

He was a member of Marlowe Assembly of God Church, Marlowe, W.Va., and was active in the youth group and Royal Rangers.


In addition to his parents, he is survived by maternal grandparents, Thomas and Carolyn Smiley of Falling Waters; maternal grandparents, Robert and Maryon Phillips I of Knoxville, Md.; paternal grandparents, Sheldon and Linda Berger of Falling Waters; maternal great-grandmother, M. Lindell Bowman of Williamsport; maternal great-grandmother, Nettie Phillips of Boonsboro; and paternal great-grandmother, Dora Johnson of Falling Waters.

He was preceded in death by two maternal great-grandfathers, Roy C. Bowman Jr. and John W. Phillips Sr.; one paternal great-grandfather, Charles W. Johnson; and one cousin, Makensey D. Phillips.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Marlowe Assembly of God, U.S. 11, Marlowe. The Rev. James A. Haskiell, the Rev. R. Todd Marple, the Rev. R. Scott Campbell and the Rev. Phillip D. Murray will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Dale Cemetery, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Visitation will be Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport. The funeral home will be open Sunday after 9 a.m., for the convenience of family and friends.

William W. Thompson

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - William W. "Tommy" Thompson, 75, of 11707 Terra Cotta Drive, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born Aug. 11, 1922, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late William A. and Madeline Warehime Thompson.

He was a 1940 graduate of Waynesboro High School; a 1941 graduate of Staunton Military Academy; and a 1947 graduate of Pennsylvania State University, with a bachelor of arts degree in business and finance.

During World War II, he served as a rifle company commander in the 84th Infantry Division, including three European campaigns, the Rhineland, Central Europe and the Battle of the Bulge. After the war, he joined the Army Reserve and completed the Infantry Career Course at Fort Benning, retiring as lieutenant colonel in 1972.

He went into business with his father, and retired as president of Thompson Oil Co., Waynesboro, in 1991.

He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, Waynesboro. He was on the board of directors of the following organizations: First National Bank, Waynesboro Savings & Loan, and Waynesboro Welfare Association, all of Waynesboro; Staunton Military Alumni Board; Pennsylvania Petroleum Association; and Penn State University-Mont Alto Campus. He was a member of BPO Elks Lodge 731, Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15; and Acacia Lodge 586 F&AM, all of Waynesboro; Harrisburg Consistory; Zembo Temple; and Retired Officers Association.

He also was a member and past president of Rotary Club of Waynesboro. He served two terms as chairman of Waynesboro Community Chest Drive.

He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Daugherty Thompson, whom he married Oct. 18, 1946; a son, William W. Thompson Jr. of Great Falls, Va.; one sister, Adrienne Van Loan of Malvern, Pa.; two granddaughters and two grandsons.

A memorial service will be held Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. The Rev. Linda M. Smalec and the Rev. H. Clayton Moyer will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no public viewing.

The family will receive friends Sunday following the memorial service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Salem United Church of Christ, 4881 Salem Church Road, Waynesboro, Pa. 17268; or to the charity of one's choice.

Elizabeth N. Lopp

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Elizabeth N. Lopp, 90, of Berkeley Springs, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998, at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va.

Born June 17, 1907, in Morgan County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Sina and Etta Stotler Lopp.

She was employed by the former Interwoven Mills of Berkeley Springs for more than 30 years.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Berkeley Springs.

She is survived by two daughters, Helen L. Mills and Anna Lou Lutman, both of Berkeley Springs; two sons, James R. Lopp and Herbert E. Lopp, both of Berkeley Springs; one brother, John W. Stotler of Washington, D.C.; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and nieces and nephews.

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