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Obituaries

September 11, 1998

Robert M. Shank

Robert Morris Shank, 73, of 20413 Cool Hollow Road, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 1998, at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.

Born June 1, 1925, in Washington County, he was the son of the late William and Mary Beckley Shank.

He was a self-employed farmer.

He was a member of Salem Reformed Church, where he was on the cemetery committee, a member and former assistant superintendent of the Sunday school.

He was a member of the Maryland Draft Horse and Mule Association, Appaloosa Horse Club, Maryland Percheron Association, Percheron Horse Association of America, Washington County Ag Expo and Washington County Farm Bureau. He was 4-H volunteer leader for 52 years and Maryland 4-H All Star.

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He is survived by his wife, Wilma J. Martin Shank; two daughters, Joy Zepp of Hagerstown and Janet Stiles of Boonsboro; a stepdaughter, Lori Koontz of Greencastle, Pa.; a stepson, Roger Grimm of Hagerstown; a sister Geneva Clark of Clear Spring; two brothers, Ralph Shank and John Shank, both of Hagerstown; four grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. J. Clark Hayes will officiate. Burial will be in Salem Reformed Church Cemetery.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Salem Reformed Church Cemetery, P.O. Box 296, Maugansville, Md. 21767.

Rodney C. Ross

VANCOUVER, Wash. - Rodney Charles Ross, 48, of 2100 Southeast 159th Place, and formerly of Waynesboro, Pa., died of a heart attack Monday, Sept. 7, 1998, at his home.

Born July 18, 1950, in Waynesboro, he was the son of Mary Victoria Wiederhold Ross of Vancouver and the late Clyde Franklin Ross.

He was a 1968 graduate of Waynesboro Area Senior High School.

He was employed as a manufacturing engineer for Boeing Co. in the flight controls business team.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a daughter, April Dawn Stahl of Greencastle, Pa.; two sisters, Marlene Blubaugh of Waynesboro and Carletta Mahoney of Vancouver; a brother, Keith C. Ross of Battleground, Wash.; two grandchildren; a niece; three nephews; and his companion of seven years, Linda Rogers of Vancouver.

Graveside services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201; or Alzheimer's Disease Research, 1013 Mumma Road, Suite 303, Lemoyne, Pa. 17043.

Arrangements are by Grove Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

Lawrence R. Dailey

WINCHESTER, Va. - Lawrence Randolph Dailey, 83, of 211 Dodge Ave., died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1998, at Winchester Medical Center.

Born Jan. 25, 1915, in Cross Junction, Va., he was the son of the late Walter E. and Grace Luttrell Dailey.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Brannon Dailey, in 1969. They were married in 1933.

He was a kilnman for Shenandoah Brick and Tile.

He was a member of Isaak Walton League.

He is survived by a daughter, Priscilla Dailey of Winchester; three sons, Donald R. Dailey of Hagerstown, Ellwood Randolph Dailey of Winchester and Harry W. Dailey of Glen Burnie, Md.; two sisters, Eva Lamp and Alberta Crosen, both of Winchester; 15 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Melvin Dailey.

Services will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Omps Funeral Home. Pastor Tom Boggess will officiate. Burial will be in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to American Lung Association, 39 S. Gate Court, Suite 102, Harrisonburg, Va. 22801.

Fay M. Stenger

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - Fay Myers Stenger, 80, of Boynton Beach, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1998.

She was born in Williamsport.

She and her husband, Pete Stenger, sang on the radio for more than 50 years.

She is survived by two daughters, Margie C. Fisher and Dixie L. Thompson; four sisters, Dorine Wood, Reba Fazenbaker, Ivy Warner and Harriette Bowers; four brothers, Jack Myers, Bob Myers, Jim Myers and Tom Myers; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Williamsport United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are by Scobee-Combs-Bowden Funeral Home, Boynton Beach.

Breathed B. Lynch

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Breathed B. Lynch, 94, of Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1998, at the home of his daughter, Yvonne E. Black, in Chambersburg, Pa.

Born Jan. 9, 1904, in Bethel Township, Fulton County, Pa., he was the son of the late Riley J. and Sarah Jane Mellott Lynch.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Olive M. Mellott Lynch, in 1983.

He was a farmer in Fulton County.

He was a member of Needmore Church of the Nazarene.

In addition to his daughter, he is survived by a son, Marlin M. Lynch of Warfordsburg; a sister, Phoebe Garland of Needmore, Pa.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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