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Obituaries

August 17, 1998

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Monday, August 17, 1998 Edition

Frances A. Socks

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Frances A. Socks, 60, of 8899 Tomstown Road, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born July 10, 1938, in Quincy Township, Pa., she was the daughter of Henry Wilson Socks Sr. of Waynesboro and the late Mary Evelyn Creager Socks.

She was a 1958 graduate of Quincy High School.

Early in life, she was employed by Quincy Orphanage, now known as Quincy United Methodist Home, in the housekeeping department. She then worked at Waynesboro Knitting Mill and prior to her retirement on disability in 1996, worked at Regency Thermographers in Waynesboro in the greeting cards department and the catalog department.

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She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Waynesboro, where she taught in the primary department for 12 years and was a visiting teacher of the church for many years.

She was a member of National AARP.

In addition to her father, she is survived by two sisters, Mildred L. Finney of Waynesboro and Phyllis I. Ecker of Frederick, Md.; a brother, Henry W. Socks Jr. of Point Saint Lucie, Fla.; and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 11887 Mentzer Gap Road, Waynesboro. Bishop Gary A. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Quincy Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

James W. Crawford

James William "Bill" Crawford, 75, of Crest Drive, Hagerstown, and formerly of Little Orleans, Md., died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at his home.

Born Nov. 30, 1922, in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of the late James M. and Gladys Lashley Crawford.

He retired in 1984 from Fairchild Industries as an inspector.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps.

He was a member of Potomac Post 202 American Legion in Williamsport, Harry D. Ziegler Post 6319 VFW in Greencastle, Pa., Sportsmans Association in Greencastle, James W. Bowers Lodge 173 A.F.&A.M., Hancock, Ithiel Chapter 27 R.A.M. in Hagerstown, Palestine Council 16 R.&S.M., St. Bernard Commandary 9 Knights Temple, Hagerstown Forest 95 Tall Cedars of Lebanon in Hagerstown, Ali Gahn Shrine Temple A.A.O.N.M.S. in Cumberland and Hagerstown Shrine Club.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Gloria Oakman Crawford; a daughter, Sheila D. Hiteshue of Hagerstown; and two grandsons, James W. Hiteshue and Scott L. Hiteshue, both of Hagerstown.

He was preceded in death by a sister, L. Jean Shanholtz; and a stepbrother, Robert Conry.

Services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Fairview Christian Church in Artemas, Pa. The Rev. Milton Morris will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery with military honors conducted by Tri-State Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock, today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., where a Masonic service will be conducted by James W. Bowers Lodge 173 A.F.&A.M. at 7 p.m. Friends may also call at the church one hour prior to services Tuesday.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, Md. 21740.

Mary C. Stewart

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Mary Catherine Winfield Stewart, 69, of Hedgesville, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998, at City Hospital, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Dec. 9, 1928, in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late Charles Francis and Edna Mary Ellsworth Winfield. She was raised by the late Lawrence E. and Mary A. Shroyer Ellsworth.

Her husband, Clevert A. Stewart, died in 1986.

She was a graduate of Allegany High School.

She was a member of Johnsontown Church of the Brethren, where she was a former Sunday School teacher and deaconess.

She is survived by a daughter, Sylvia E. Neal of Inwood, W.Va.; five sons, Gary A. Stewart, Richard D. Stewart, Delbert W. Stewart and Charles S. Stewart, all of Hedgesville, and Brian L. Stewart of Hagerstown; three sisters, Barbara J. Ellsworth, Linda L. Ellsworth Boyce and Connie Ellsworth Humbertson, all of LaVale, Md.; three brothers, Lewis T. Winfield of New Bedford, Mass., Terrance D. Ellsworth of LaVale, and Tech. Sgt. Richard E. Ellsworth of Crestview, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Edna M. Winfield Ketterman; and two brothers, Donald L. Ellsworth and Kenneth E. Ellsworth.

Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The Rev. Joseph Mercer will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, W.Va. 25402; or to City Hospital, c/o Bernie Raney, P.O. Box 1418, Martinsburg, W.Va. 25402.

Menno A. Martin

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