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Obituaries

July 30, 1998

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Thursday, July 30, 1998 Edition

William F. Stevenson

BOONSBORO - William Felix Stevenson, 75, a resident of Reeders Memorial Home, and formerly of Silver Spring, Md., died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at the nursing home.

Born Dec. 3, 1922, in Seat Pleasant, Md., he was the son of the late Charles and Marie VanReuth Stevenson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Aurora Dolores Mora Stevenson.

He was a retired employee of the U.S. Treasury.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during World War II.

He was a former member of VFW, Silver Spring.

He is survived by four daughters, Dolores Curling of Vienna, Austria, Carol Callaway of Keedysville, Lisa Rangel of Germantown, Md., and Teresa Pascal of Poolesville, Md.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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He was preceded in death by a daughter, three sons and a brother.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 11:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 116 E. Second St., Frederick, Md. The Rev. Keith Boisvert will be celebrant. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, Md. 21742.

Arrangements are by Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro.

Robert J. Wells

Robert James Wells, 16, of 13545 Halifax Drive, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, July 28, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Feb. 15, 1982, in Allentown, Pa., he was the son of Joanne F. Wells of Hagerstown and the late Richard S. Wells.

He was a student at North Hagerstown High School, where he was a member of the National Honor Society, Honor Club, North High Academy and the soccer team. A member of the varsity wrestling team, he was county champion in his weight class.

He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, where he was an altar server. He also was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown, Pa.

He was a member of Hagerstown Youth Soccer League and Hagerstown Soccer Club, where he was a member of Hustler's Soccer Team. He participated in theater in Allentown.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by paternal grandparents, Art and Grace Wells of Clark Summit, Pa.; maternal grandmother, Florence Haas of Allentown; two uncles and an aunt.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Stephen M. Wells.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 1 p.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 1525 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown. The Rev. Edward Manalis will be celebrant.

Visitation will be Friday two hours prior to the service at the church.

An additional Mass will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown. Monsignor John Murphy will be celebrant.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Weber Funeral Home, 1619 Hamilton St., Allentown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Robert J. Wells Memorial Athletic Fund, c/o North Hagerstown High School, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, Md. 21742.

Local arrangements are by Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown.

 

Arria L. Alter

LEMASTERS, Pa. - Arria L. Alter, 78, of 4844 Steele Ave., died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Nov. 18, 1919, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Clifford K. and Helen Staley White.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee M. Alter, in 1995.

She had been employed by the former Stanley Co. of Chambersburg. She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Calvary Bible Church of Greencastle, Pa.

She is survived by a son, Michael L. Alter of Lemasters; a sister, Kathleen Grosh of Quincy, Pa.; and two grandchildren, Lisa Alter of Mercersburg, Pa., and James Alter of Lemasters.

She was preceded in death by a son, Edwin R. Alter; and a brother, Clifford K. White Jr.

Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, 47 N. Park Ave., Mercersburg. The Rev. Glen A. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery, Lemasters.

The viewing will be Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Gary E. Staubs

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Gary Edward Staubs, 17, of Harpers Ferry, died Tuesday, July 28, 1998, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Ranson, W.Va.

Born May 15, 1981, in Ranson, he was the son of Jerry Edward Staubs and Sandra Janine Miller, both of Harpers Ferry.

He was being educated through Jefferson County home schooling.

He was a Baptist.

He is survived by paternal grandparents, Woodrow "Son" and Thelma M. Reedy Staubs of Harpers Ferry; maternal grandmother, Mary Lou Miller of Triangle, Va.; a sister, Christina Lynne Shenton of Harpers Ferry; two brothers, Claud Eujean Staubs and Jerry David Staubs, both of Harpers Ferry; aunts, uncles, nieces and cousins.

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