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Obituaries

March 23, 1998

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Monday, March 23, 1998 Edition

Genevieve G. Clever

Genevieve Gladys Clever, 72, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, March 22, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born April 7, 1925, in Cearfoss, she was the daughter of the late Harry David Spickler and Olive Margaret Bowers Spickler Stouffer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack L. Clever, in 1983.

She retired from Fairchild Aircraft.

She was a member of Mount Zion Church in Cearfoss.

She is survived by one son, Larry Gorman of Boonsboro; one daughter-in-law, Lorraine Gorman of Boonsboro, who cared for her for several years; two sisters, Elsie Sharer and Cora Melback, both of Hagerstown; one brother, Harry D. Spickler of Hagerstown; and two grandchildren.

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She was preceded in death by one sister, Naomi Miller; and one brother, Franklin P. Spickler.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Hayden L. Sparks will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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

Dorothy B. Zullinger

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dorothy B. Zullinger, 81, of 270 S. Main St., died Saturday, March 21, 1998, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born May 22, 1916, in Newville, Pa., she was the daughter of the late George Z. and Alice Gutshall Burkholder.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Zullinger, in 1982.

She was a 1932 graduate of Newville High School. She attended Carlisle Business School.

She was employed as a librarian for 35 years at Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, retiring in 1978.

She was a member of Chambersburg Bible Church, Chambersburg.

She was a member of the national Association of Retired Federal Employees and local AARP.

She is survived by one daughter, Patricia A. Gibbs of Leesburg, Va.; one sister, Lucretia M. Brandt of Newville; two brothers, Richard L. Burkholder of Newville and Ronald G. Burkholder of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; one grandson; and one nephew.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Melvin J. Burkholder, Coyle R. Burkholder and Dale E. Burkholder.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Chambersburg Bible Church, 810 Orchard Drive, Chambersburg. The Rev. John R. Springer and the Rev. David W. Kraft will officiate. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery, Chambersburg.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Chambersburg Bible Church, 810 Orchard Drive, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201; or the American Cancer Society, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Ralph Horton

Ralph Horton, 96, of Hagerstown, and formerly of Carroll County, Md., died Saturday, March 21, 1998, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Sept. 24, 1901, in Winfield, Md., he was the son of the late Howard M. and Maggie Wagner Horton.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances G. Horton, in 1988.

He was a lifelong farmer.

He was a veteran of World War II and served with the U.S. Army.

He was a former member of Emmanuel Baust United Church of Christ.

He was a former member of American Legion Carroll Post 31.

He is survived by three daughters, Lillie Linn of Hagerstown, with whom he lived, Pauline Ebaugh of Clear Spring and Catherine Barnes of Westminster, Md.; one son, Charles Hahn of Westminster; 10 grandchildren, including Elizabeth Janocha, whom he lived with; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Corrine Snyder; and one brother, Carvel Horton.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Fletcher Funeral Home, 254 E. Main St., Westminster. The Rev. Mary Alice Clever will officiate. Burial will be in Uniontown Lutheran Cemetery.

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

Mary E. Buskirk

HANCOCK - Mary Ellen Buskirk, 73, of Fulton Street, died Sunday, March 22, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Feb. 19, 1925, in Shaft, Md., she was the daughter of the late Robert Francis and Edith Viola Winebrenner Legeer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel H. Buskirk, in 1952.

She was a retired cook from Park-N-Dine in Hancock.

She was of the Methodist faith.

She is survived by one daughter, Janice L. Coffman of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; one son, Samuel W. Buskirk of Hancock; two sisters, Edna M. Hess of Hancock and Betty E. Legeer of Belleville, Ill.; one brother, Leroy Legeer of Richmond, Va.; three grandsons; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, William Legeer.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock. The Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Spohrs Crossroads Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.

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