April 08, 1998

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Thursday, April 9, 1998 Edition

Harry W. Price Sr.

Harry Wilson Price Sr., 82, of 10700 Fairway Lane, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, April 7, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born July 7, 1915, in Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Robert Alexander and Bertha Elizabeth Becher Price.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna King Price, in 1939.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater.

He retired from DuPont after 38 years.

He was a member of Williamsport Seventh-day Adventist Church and the Cumberland Valley Retirement Association.

He is survived by his wife, Alberta Sellers Price; two sons, Harry W. Price Jr. of Middletown, Del., and Donald Neil of Marrero, La.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by a sister, Bertha Elizabeth Supplee; and a brother, Robert Becher Price.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Charles Griffin will officiate. Burial will be in Beaver Creek Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and one hour prior to the service.

Memorial donations may be made to Williamsport Seventh-day Adventist Church, P.O. Box 223, Williamsport, Md. 21795.

Leah E. Dobbins

Leah E. Dobbins, 77, of 412 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, died Wednesday, April 8, 1998, at her daughter's home in Hagerstown.

Born Nov. 27, 1920, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ralph O. and Hattie M. Eckstine Blickenstaff.

She retired as a seamstress from E.J. Fennell.

She was a member of Corbett Street Church of God.

She is survived by her husband, Raymond E. Dobbins; a daughter, Linda K. Dobbins of Hagerstown; three sons, Franklin D. Rhinehart and Mitchell D. Dobbins, both of Hagerstown, and Dennis A. Rhinehart of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; two sisters, Mary L. Ridenour and Jane I. Finniff, both of Hagerstown; a brother, Russell L. Blickenstaff of Chambersburg, Pa.; 17 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Roy L. Rhinehart.

Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Pastor Lucille Marquiss will officiate, with Paul Marquiss assisting. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Charles W. Flory Sr.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Charles W. Flory Sr., 65, of 3581 New Franklin Road, died Wednesday, April 8, 1998, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Nov. 20, 1932, in Shippensburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Charles W. and Virgie Adams Flory.

Mr. Flory was a custodian at Duffield Elementary School in the Chambersburg Area School District for 21 years. Before that he worked for Nitterhouse Concrete in Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Mabel V. Musselman Piper, four daughters, Betty Johns and Ruth A. Kennedy, both of Greencastle, Pa., and Barbara Boyd and Elizabeth D'Orsi, both of Chambersburg; a son, Charles W. Flory of St. Thomas, Pa.; three stepdaughters, Melissa V. Brunner and Christine A. Carbaugh, both of Chambersburg, and Melinda S. Farace of Westminster, Md.; three stepsons, Ralph E. Piper and Jeffrey R. Piper, both of Chambersburg, and Paul T. Piper of Roxbury, Pa.; four sisters, Lois Shenk and Marguerite Flory of Shippensburg, Pa., Mildred Wyrick of Walnut Bottom, Pa., and Charlotte Fisher of Chambersburg; a brother, Elmer Flory of Shippensburg; 23 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Ellen Flory, in 1991; a sister; and a brother.

Services will be Friday at 8 p.m. at the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. George R. Pogue Sr. will officiate. Burial will be private.

The family will receive visitors Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home.

Jack C. Sharpe

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Jack Clyde Sharpe, 65, of RD 1, died Tuesday, April 7, 1998, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg.

Born Feb. 6, 1933, in Harrisonville, Pa., he was the son of the late Claude and Beatrice Bishop Sharpe.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Korean War.

He was a retired McConnellsburg IGA grocery store manager.

He attended Knobsville United Methodist Church in Knobsville, Pa.

He was a member of Mt. Zion Lodge 774, Harrisburg Consistory, McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. and American Legion Post 561 of McConnellsburg.

He is survived by his wife, Louise Reeder Sharpe, whom he married Oct. 24, 1953; one daughter, Barbara Fignar of Fort Loudon, Pa.; two sons, Edward Sharpe of McConnellsburg and Joseph Sharpe of Wells Tannery, Pa.; one sister, June Glenn of McConnellsburg; and his step-mother, Marie Sharpe of Harrisonville, Pa.

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