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Obituaries

September 18, 1998

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Francis E. Smith

NEEDMORE, Pa. - Francis E. Smith, 82, of Needmore, died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Sept. 1, 1916, in Hancock, he was the son of the late James and Cora Ritz Smith.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jane Gallion Smith, in 1990.

He was a self-employed farmer and a bus driver for the Southern Fulton School District for 30 years.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the Infantry Division of the U.S. Army in Germany, France and Belgium.

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He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Resley Road, Hancock.

He is survived by two daughters, Linda Ann Coffman of Hagerstown and Peggy Ann Hauman of Big Cove Tannery, Pa.; four sons, Harry James Smith, David Ritz Smith, Terry Lee Smith and Scott Edward Smith, all of Needmore; a sister, Anna Mary Norris of Fort Littleton, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Ritz Smith, Charles Smith and John Smith.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock. The Rev. Timothy Davis will officiate. Burial will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Hancock, where military graveside services will be conducted by Tri-State Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 476, Hancock, Md. 21750; or American Heart Association, Franklin/Fulton Division, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Nathan R. Weaver

BOILING SPRINGS, Pa. - Nathan Ray Weaver, 38, of 162 Tanger Road, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998, after a farming accident in South Middletown Township, Pa.

Born May 12, 1960, in Carlisle, Pa., he was the son of Paul M. and Ruth Petre Weaver of Boiling Springs.

He was a farmer.

He was a member of Churchtown Mennonite Church.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Thelma Jean Martin Weaver; two daughters, Susan E. Weaver and Sylvia M. Weaver; four sons, Jonathan L. Weaver, Mervin R. Weaver, Philip N. Weaver and Roger D. Weaver, all at home; six sisters, Anna Lois Weaver, Priscilla Weaver and Rachel Weaver, all of Boiling Springs, Rebecca Diller of Sparta, Tenn., Eunice Gordon of Bedford, Pa., and Rhoda Burkholder of Hagerstown; four brothers, Daniel Weaver and John Weaver, both of Boiling Springs, Timothy Weaver of Newburg, Pa., and Jacob Weaver of Rimersburg, Pa.; and his maternal grandparents, Russel and Emma Petre of Hagerstown.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Philip Weaver.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Churchtown Mennonite Church. David Wadel, Noah Rudolph, John Brubaker and Wendell Eberly will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., and Monday one hour prior to services at the church.

Arrangements are by Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home, Mount Holly Springs, Pa.

Louise B. Fitz

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Louise B. Fitz, 71, of 373 E. Washington St., died Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998, at Quincy United Methodist Home, Quincy, Pa.

Born July 18, 1927, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late S. Orville and Gladys L. Funk Brindle Sr.

She was a 1946 graduate of Chambersburg High School.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Chambersburg, for more than 50 years.

She was a member of South Penn Area Rose Society of Chambersburg.

She is survived by her husband, Charles E. Fitz; a daughter, Carol S. Galloway of Dallastown, Pa.; a son, Kevin L. Fitz of Chambersburg; a brother, Samuel O. Brindle Jr. of St. Thomas, Pa.; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Charles E. Fitz Jr.; and a sister, Lois Brindle.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Revs. Donald C. Nolder and Mitchell M. Galloway 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 Benevolent Care Fund at Quincy United Methodist Home, 6596 Orphanage Road, Quincy, Pa. 17247.

Marie I. McCleary

MOUNT AIRY, Md. - Marie I. McCleary, 83, of Mount Airy, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998, at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville, Md.

Born Jan. 20, 1915, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Roy E. and Mary Bernice Mickley Benshoff.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David A. McCleary.

She had been a member of Goshen Mennonite Church and Sunday School since 1957, and a Sunday School teacher for 18 years.

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