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Obituaries

August 17, 1998

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Tuesday, August 18, 1998 Edition

Lydia J. Martin

Lydia Joy Martin, 10-month-old infant daughter of Lowell E. and Carol S. Martin Martin of 14331 Marsh Pike, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, in her home.

She was born Oct. 23, 1997.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by three sisters, Charlotte Ann Martin, Michelle Lorraine Martin and Barbara Mae Martin, all at home; maternal grandparents, Darrel R. and Orpha M. Martin of Hagerstown; paternal grandparents, Truman E. and Cora L. Martin of Hagerstown; maternal great-grandparents, Donald H. and Esther M. Martin of Hagerstown.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Roger L. Martin.

Services will be held today at 6 p.m. at Reiff Mennonite Church near Cearfoss. The local church ministry will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

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The viewing will be one hour prior to services at the church.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home in Greencastle, Pa.

Blanche R. Croteau

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Blanche R. Croteau, 90, of 321 S. Washington St., died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, at ManorCare Health Services in Chambersburg, where she resided for a week.

Born Nov. 8, 1907, in Rumford, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Zenaide Rouleau Binette.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dalmat T. Croteau, in 1992.

She was a self-employed dressmaker and seamstress and did alterations for the former Dreyfus Men's Shop in Waynesboro, Pa., and the former Keller's Men's and Boys' Shop in Greencastle.

She was a member of Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church of Skowhegan, Maine, a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Waynesboro, and then St. Mark's Catholic Church of Greencastle. She was a member of P.C.C.W. of the church.

She had been a member of Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary in Skowhegan and was a member of Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary of Waynesboro and Greencastle. She was a member of AARP Chapter 2977 of Waynesboro and National AARP.

She is survived by one daughter, Vivianne D. Beeler of Greencastle; one son, Normand P. Croteau of Lakeside, Calif.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Loretta B. Nevels.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, 385 S. Ridge Ave. in Greencastle. The Rev. Joseph L. Stahura will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens in Chambersburg, Pa.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., in Greencastle, where the rosary will be recited at 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Franklin County Unit, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Virginia W. Hull

Virginia Woodrow Hull, 84, of 446 S. Edgewood Drive, died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 27, 1914, in Clear Spring, she was the daughter of the late Harry S. and Martha Elizabeth Hege Shupp.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond E. Hull, in 1974.

She was a teacher in Washington County elementary schools for more than 40 years before her retirement.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Funkstown.

She is survived by one daughter, Linda H. Gillet of Hagerstown; and one grandson, Anthony M. Gillet of Hagerstown.

Graveside services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Little Rose Hill Cemetery in Clear Spring. The Rev. Darrell L. Layman will officiate. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 24 E. Baltimore St., Funkstown.

There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 148, Funkstown, Md. 21734.

Arrangements are by Donald E. Thompson Funeral Home, Clear Spring.

Carson Cole

BOONSBORO - Carson Cole, 69, of 8842 Old National Pike, died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born May 21, 1929, in Blackwater, Va., he was the son of the late Herbert and Dora Thomelson Cole.

He owned and operated Cole Drywall Co.

He was of the Methodist faith.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Lorraine M. Ely Cole; one son, Timothy C. Cole of Sharpsburg; one sister, Eva Surber of Chilhowie, Va.; one brother, Gale O. Cole of Breezewood, Pa.; and two grandchildren.

Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro. The Rev. Allen K. Cameron will officiate. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open at 9 a.m.

Stella M. Mongan

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Stella Marie Mongan, 71, of Martinsburg, died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998, at her home.

Born Dec. 4, 1926, in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Vernon Kackley Sr. and Mabel Penwell Kackley.

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