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Obituaries

March 07, 1998

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Benjamin L. DeShong Jr.

BOYDS, Md. - Benjamin Lee DeShong Jr., 34, of Slidell Road, died Saturday, March 7, 1998, at his home.

Born Aug. 7, 1963, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of Benjamin Lee DeShong Sr. of Hancock and Judith Appel Kinney of Gaithersburg, Md.

He was a 1982 graduate of Gaithersburg High School.

He had been employed as a carpenter for Reese Construction of Montgomery County, Md.

He was of the Protestant faith.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by three sisters, Joyce Embery of Boyds, Tammy Poates of Union Bridge, Md. and Laura Mainhart of Gaithersburg; his grandmother, Susan Agnes Imes of Hagerstown; three nieces and one nephew.

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Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock. The Rev. Frank Teeter will officiate. Burial will be in Martin Cemetery, Little Orleans, Md.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. For the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open today from noon to 9 p.m.

Restrict funds and memorial donations to Osteogenicsarcoma Cancer Research, 1-800-ACS-2345.

Karry A. Mummert

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Karry A. Mummert, 70, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, March 7, 1998, at his home.

Born Jan. 25, 1928, in Washington County, he was the son of the late John Henry and Bessie Blanche Carbaugh Mummert.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army.

He retired from Allegheny Power in 1989.

He was of the Methodist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Maxine Perry Mummert, whom he married Feb. 18, 1950; one daughter, Sherry Hermanowski of East Troy, Wis.; three sons, Jeff Mummert and Rodney Mummert, both of Berkeley Springs and Kenneth Mummert of Hagerstown; five sisters, Olive Shoemaker and Helen Lerch, both of Hagerstown, Dorothy Shoemaker and Madeline Hutson, both of Clear Spring and Virginia Flanagan of Westminster, Md.; two grandsons; three granddaughters; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Catherine Zello and Norine Carbaugh; and three brothers, John Mummert, Loren Mummert and Rolan Mummert.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, 106 S. Mercer St., Berkeley Springs. The Rev. Owen Womack will officiate. Burial will be in Greenway Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.

The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, W.Va. 25401.

R. Natalie Johnston

R. Natalie Johnston, 55, of 13810 Broadfording Church Road, Hagerstown, who died Thursday, March 5, 1998, is survived by one brother, Harry D. "John" Cromer of Hagerstown.

Lester Young

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Lester "Lee" Young, 80, of Berkeley Springs, died Friday, March 6, 1998, at his home.

Born Aug. 20, 1917, in Morgan County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Arick and Lillian Wachter Young.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marjorie Madora Henry Young, in 1973.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy.

He retired in 1982 after 40 years of service as a heavy equipment and crusher operator with U.S. Silica in Berkeley Springs.

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

He was a member of AARP; and Webster B. Harrison American Legion Post 26, Hancock.

He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Marguerite A. Henry Hewett Young; one daughter, Karen J. Young of Berkeley Springs; one son, David L. Young of Manassas, Va.; two stepdaughters, Gay Wooldridge of Warfordsburg, Pa. and Carolyn Healy of Chambersburg, Pa.; two sisters, Jane Webster of Berkeley Springs and Charlotte Hines of Fairmont, W.Va.; one brother, Arick "Ray" Young of Berkeley Springs; five grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Mildred Geronimo.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St., Berkeley Springs. The Rev. Henry L. Fisher will officiate. Burial with full military graveside honors provided by Tri-State Honor Guard will be in Greenway Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.

The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St., Berkeley Springs. The funeral home will be open today from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. for the convenience of friends.

Memorial donations may be made to Morgan County Rescue Service Building Fund, P.O. Box 151, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. 25411.

Clair S. Brinton Jr.

Clair S. Brinton Jr., 74, of 787 Hamilton Blvd., Hagerstown, died Friday, March 6, 1998, at his home.

Born May 14, 1923, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Clair S. and Ethel Triplett Brinton Sr.

He served with the U.S. Army Air Corp. during World War II.

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