January 31, 1998

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Walter L. Douglas

HANCOCK - Walter Luther Douglas, 77, of North Pennsylvania Avenue, died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at the home of his daughter, C. Lorraine Murray, Hancock.

Born April 30, 1920, in Fulton County, Pa., he was the son of the late Jacob and Catherine Hiett Douglas.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Catherine Florence Hinckle Douglas, in 1973.

He attended school in Ditch Run, Pa.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army in Germany as a staff sergeant, with the 788th Tank Battalion receiving the World War II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Army Occupation Medal (Germany), European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon and three Battle Stars.


He retired in 1981 as service manager and mechanic from his brothers car dealership, Hancock Motor Co., Hancock.

He was a member of Webster B. Harrison Post 26, American Legion, Hancock; and a member of Damascus Christian Church Big Cove Tannery, Pa.

He is survived by his second wife, Margaret Adele Resley Wheeler Douglas of Hancock, whom he married Jan. 25, 1981; two daughters, C. Lorraine Murray of Hancock and Carol Lee Gloyd of Great Cacapon, W.Va.; two sons, Walter Watson Douglas of Hancock and Garth Wayne Douglas of Needmore, Pa.; two stepsons, Richard Lawrence Wheeler of Wilmington, Del. and Maurice Resley Wheeler of Hancock; one sister, Marietta Zies of Hancock; one brother, Ellis Edward "Pappy" Douglas of Needmore; nine grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one half brother, Harold W. Douglas; and one granddaughter, Santana Renee Douglas.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Damascus Christian Church, Big Cove Tannery, Pa. Pastor Robert D. Smith Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Damascus Cemetery, where military graveside rites will be conducted by Tri-State Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock; and at the church one hour prior to the services on Tuesday. For the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open Monday from noon to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Damascus Christian Church, c/o Barbara Pittman, HCR 81 Box 160, Needmore, Pa. 17238; or Hancock United Methodist Church, 168 W. Main St., Hancock, Md. 21750.

Angelina T. Stefano

Services for Angelina Theresa Stefano, 81, of 13628 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, who died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, will be Monday, at 10 a.m., at St. Ann's Catholic Church. The Rev. Andrew Mohl will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. , at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Ann Catholic Church, 1525 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown, Md. 21742.

William N. Grant

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - William N. Grant, 66, of Falling Waters, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 1998, at City Hospital, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born June 15, 1931, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late J. Neill and Mary Pauline VanMetre Grant.

He was a 1949 graduate of Martinsburg High School.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He retired from E. I. DuPont, Inc.

He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, where he was an active member for more than 50 years, serving as an usher; a past member of the Board of Trustees; and a member of Golden Rule Men's Bible Class.

He is survived by his wife, F. Marlene Tabler Grant; one daughter, Deborah Rae Bond of Falling Waters; two sons, William K. Grant of Hedgesville, W.Va. and Daniel D. Grant of Falling Waters; one sister, Mable "Polly" Roach of Flagler Beach, Fla.; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Carroll V. Grant.

Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church. Dr. G. Edward Grove will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg.

Chynna L. Hughes

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Chynna Lashelle Hughes, infant daughter of Jeron Hughes and Amber Beth Williams of Shepherdstown, died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by maternal grandparents, Edward and Linda Gail Williams of Shepherdstown; paternal grandparents, George and Geraldine Morris of Kearneysville, W.Va.; maternal great-grandparent, Hugh Payne Strother of Shepherdstown; paternal great-grandparents, Jessie Hughes of Leesburg, Va., Pauline Corum of Reston, Va., Madeline Morris of Purceville, Va. and Mary Bunny of Charles Town, W.Va.; two aunts; and one uncle.

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