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Obituaries

September 11, 1998

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Saturday, September 12, 1998 Edition

Mary T. Humelsine

Mary Theophora Humelsine, 91, of 613 Sunset Ave., Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1998, at her home.

Born Aug. 11, 1907, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Leonard E. and Catherine L. Moore Humelsine.

She was a graduate of Hagerstown High School and a 1929 graduate of Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Baltimore.

She retired from Washington County Hospital in 1980.

She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, where she sang on the choir.

She is survived by a brother, Charles B. Humelsine of Baltimore; and two cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Monsignor Robert S. Passarelli will be celebrant. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

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Visitation will be Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Prayers will be offered at 8 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's School, 224 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, Md. 21740.

 

John R. Nolan

SALISBURY, Md. - John R. Nolan, 67, of Salisbury, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 1998, at Chesapeake Rehabilitation Hospital in Salisbury.

Born in Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late John G. Nolan and Bertha Jean Smith Richards.

He was a truck driver for Mack Truck Inc. in Hagerstown. He owned and operated Nolan's Auto Body Shop in State Line, Pa.

He did volunteer service for the Red Cross and Boy Scouts of America.

He is survived by his former wife, Janice M. Nolan of Greencastle, Pa.; four children, Noreen M. Vance of Hagerstown, John R. Nolan II of Newport, N.C., Diana L. Boone of Greencastle and Donald A. Nolan of State Line; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

A private memorial service was held.

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 163, Salisbury, Md. 21801; or American Red Cross, 1505 Emerson Ave., Salisbury, Md. 21804.

 

Mildred L. Stenger

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Mildred L. Stenger, 88, a resident of Menno Haven and formerly of 365 Sollenberger Road, Chambersburg, died Friday, Sept. 11, 1998, at Menno Haven.

Born Oct. 1, 1909, in Upper Strasburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late William and Nellie Horn Heck.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald G. Stenger, in 1990.

She had been employed at the former Stanley Co., Chambersburg.

She was a member of King Street United Brethren Church, Chambersburg, where she was a member of Buds of Promise Sunday School Class.

She is survived by two sons, William D. Stenger and Larry E. Stenger, both of Chambersburg; a sister, Mary G. Lester of Poultney, N.Y.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, William Heck.

Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Revs. Lester F. Stine and Paul B. Baker will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

Viewing will be Monday one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Buds of Promise Sunday School Class, c/o King Street United Brethren Church, 172 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Harold M. Baker

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Harold M. Baker, 66, of 205 N. Church St., died Friday, Sept. 11, 1998, at his home.

Born June 13, 1932, in Adams County, Pa., he was the son of the late Howard E. and Emma G. Floyd Baker.

He attended Coldspring Schools in Fayetteville, Pa.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was employed by Mont Alto Sanitarium in the boiler room, then worked for Bonded Applicators in Waynesboro. Prior to retiring in 1982, he worked for Wiles Roofing.

He was a member of Waynesboro Bible Church.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Addie Butler Baker, whom he married Oct. 18, 1958; three daughters, Wanda Stahley, Jenny Rowe and Barbara Collins, all of Waynesboro; two sons, Steven Baker and Howard Baker, both of Waynesboro; a sister, Verna Wagaman of South Mountain, Pa.; two brothers, the Rev. Ernest Baker of Westminster, Md., and Herman L. Baker of Fannettsburg, Pa.; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a stepgrandson; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ida P. Shaffer and Violet M. Gossert; and three brothers, Glen E. Baker, Ivan R. Baker and Cletus E. Baker Sr.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. Pastor Robert L. Fitz will officiate. Burial will be in Strang's Cemetery, South Mountain.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Waynesboro Bible Church, 8216 Stottlemyer Road, Waynesboro, Pa. 17268.

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