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Obituaries

September 24, 1998

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Friday, September 25, 1998 Edition

Lawrence C. Hulshart

Lawrence C. Hulshart, 77, of 7 E. Washington St., Hagerstown, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 23, 1921, in Norrisville, Md., he was the son of the late Bradford L. and Florence Hostler Hulshart.

He served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II.

He retired from Letterkenny Army Depot after 33 years.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Hulshart of Paw Paw, W.Va.; a daughter, Marica H. Hanifan of Kearneysville, W.Va.; and two sisters, Nancy Waltimer of Pylesville, Md., and Gloria Anderson of Stewartstown, Pa.

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A service will be held Friday, Oct. 2, in Stewartstown. Burial will be in Mount Olive Cemetery in Fawn Grove, Pa.

Memorial donations may be made to American Legion Post 202, 400 American Legion Way, Williamsport, Md. 21795.

Arrangements are by Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Hagerstown.

Carrie M. Vanderau

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Carrie M. Brechbiel Vanderau, 90, formerly of 9706 Five Forks Road, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998, at Quincy United Methodist Home, Quincy, Pa.

Born July 2, 1908, in Upton, Pa., she was the daughter of the late David A. and Effie M. Wallech Brechbiel.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony W. Vanderau, in 1977. They were married March 29, 1927.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by a son, Laban A. Vanderau of Waynesboro; a sister, Rhoda Wolford of Greencastle, Pa.; two brothers, Charles T. Brechbiel of Mapleton Depot, Pa., and David E. Brechbiel of Upton; two granddaughters; two great-granddaughters; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Laughlin, Bessie Crider and Vesta Flory; and six brothers, Clarence M. Brechbiel, Silas J. Brechbiel, Paul W. Brechbiel, Howard A. Brechbiel, Harry A. Brechbiel and Aaron W. Brechbiel.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Miller-Grove Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St., Greencastle. Pastor Roger K. Myers will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Chambersburg, Pa.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Q.U.M.H. Benevolent Care Fund, P.O. Box 128, Quincy, Pa. 17247.

Edgar E. Long Jr.

Edgar E. Long Jr., 41, of 125 Elm St., Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1998, at his home.

Born Feb. 5, 1957, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Edgar E. Long Sr. and Frances E. Cooksey Long.

He retired from Bowman Trucking in 1995. He owned and operated an automotive body shop.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He is survived by a sister, Constance L. Everts of Greencastle, Pa.

Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The Rev. George Limmer will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until services begin.

Edith M. Ott

KENSINGTON, Md. - Edith M. Ott, 71, of Kensington and formerly of Bolivar, W.Va., died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998, at her home.

Born Sept. 1, 1927, in Bolivar, she was the daughter of the late Harry T. and Ethel Staubs Longerbeam.

She graduated from Harpers Ferry High School in 1945.

She retired after almost 30 years of U.S. government service at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. She had been chief of the Cost Analysis and Budget Section, Center Engineer Division. She also worked in the office of Dr. Charles Farwell in Wheaton, Md., and as a credit solicitor for Montgomery Ward.

She attended St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Kensington.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Calvin S. Ott; two sons, Calvin S. Ott Jr. and Ronald K. Ott, both of Kensington; a granddaughter; a grandson; and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Kathleen D. Jackson and Frances E. Tusing, and a brother, Harry E. Longerbeam.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. The Rev. B.G. Turner will officiate. Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry.

Fern E. Dixon

SCOTLAND, Pa. - Fern E. Dixon, 91, of 3884 Lincoln St., died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1998, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born July 31, 1907, in Hamilton Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late J. Harvey and Lydia Clara Lutz Reamer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest B. Dixon, in 1974.

She was a member of Scotland United Methodist Church.

She is survived by a son, Jay H. Dixon of Fayetteville, Pa.; two sisters, Viola M. Runyon of Chambersburg and Pearl R. Hartzell of Fayetteville; and a brother, Russell Reamer of Pleasant Hall, Pa.

She was preceded in death by her stepmother, Ethel B. Reamer, and four brothers.

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