September 03, 1998

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Thursday, September 3, 1998 Edition

Pearl I. Fraley

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Pearl Irene Fraley, 97, of Largent, W.Va., died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1998, at Valley View Nursing Home in Berkeley Springs.

Born Nov. 16, 1900, in Largent, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Alice Alderton Ambrose.

Her husband, Herbert F. Fraley, died in 1949.

She attended Milo School in Largent.

She was a member of Enon Primitive Baptist Church in Largent.

She also was a member of AARP, and Enon Homemakers Club of Largent.

She is survived by one great-niece; one great-grandnephew; and one daughter-in-law.


She was preceded in death by one son, Roy E. Fraley; one brother, Irvin A. Ambrose; and an infant child.

Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St., Berkeley Springs. Toliver Utz, elder, will officiate. Burial will be in Enon Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Largent.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Leonard Fehlauer

WILLIAMSPORT - Leonard Fehlauer, 95, of Williamsport Retirement Village, and formerly of Baltimore, Joppatown, Md., and 1647 Woodlands Run Road in Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1998.

Born March 2, 1903, in Germany, he was the son of the late Rudolph and Ernstina Hein Fehlauer.

He graduated from Essex grade school and attended Sparrows Point High School. He graduated from Baltimore Business College.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He joined the Baltimore City Police Department in 1929, and retired as a lieutenant after 20 years.

While an officer, he earned his GED at the University of Baltimore, and graduated from the University of Baltimore with a law degree. He was a member of the Maryland bar. He practiced general law for 20 years.

He was director of the Baltimore Police Academy and directed Baltimore City Police Pistol Team. He was a graduate of the FBI Academy.

He was a member and past president of Kiwanis Club of Hamilton, and was lieutenant governor for Kiwanis International in 1956. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Baltimore Boumi Temple. He was a member of Baltimore Yacht Club and was parliamentarian for Sue Island Power Squadron.

He and his wife were accomplished ballroom dancers.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Linda Griesbach Fehlauer; a son, Kenneth Fehlauer of Hagerstown; two grandsons, Steven K. Fehlauer of Hedgesville, W.Va., and Jeffery G. Fehlauer of Hagerstown; and a great-granddaughter.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Ruck Funeral Home, 1050 York Road, Towson, Md. Burial will be in Dulany Valley Cemetery, Towson.

The family will receive friends Friday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Twin Oaks Assisted Living Residence, 154 N. Artizan St., Williamsport, Md. 21795.

Marie M. Shank

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Marie Martha Barnhart Shank, 83, of Lincoln Way East, who died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1998, was preceded in death by her father, James McClellan.

Ella D. Hart

Ella Davis Hart, 84, of 321 Henry Ave., Hagerstown, who died Saturday, Aug. 29, 1998, is survived by one granddaughter.

Harold P. Kerns

BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - Harold P. Kerns, 63, of Bunker Hill, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998, at City Hospital, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born March 5, 1935, in Bunker Hill, he was the son of the late Perry Jefferson and Genevieve Amy Light Kerns.

He attended Buck Hill Independent Bible Church.

He is survived by his wife, Ruby Foltz Kerns; three daughters, Kathy Kerns of the U.S. Navy, Asbury Park, N.J., Tammy Morris and Gabriel Barnes, both of Martinsburg; a son, John Hamilton Kerns of Martinsburg; four stepdaughters, Linda Atiles of Inwood, W.Va., Karen Baker of Purcellville, Va., Cheryl Price of Bunker Hill, W.Va., and Inga Price of Laurel, Del.; two stepsons, Larry Price of Kearneysville, W.Va., and Brooks Price of Follansbee, W.Va.; two sisters, Evelyn Price and Hilda Davis, both of Bunker Hill; nine grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; and 11 step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Davis.

Services and burial will be private.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg.

Phyllis T. Goetz

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Phyllis T. Goetz, 83, of 164 N. Linden Ave., died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1998, at Manor Care Health Center in Chambersburg, Pa.

Born July 28, 1915, in Antrim Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ralph D. and Mary Elizabeth Beard McCoy.

She was a 1934 graduate of Greencastle High School; and a 1937 graduate of Harrisburg Polyclinic Hospital School of Nursing. She earned her bachelor of science degree in school nursing from Shippensburg University.

She was a school nurse for Greencastle-Antrim School District for 30 years, retiring in 1979.

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