October 20, 1998

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Wednesday, October 21, 1998 Edition

Russell L. Boyer

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Russell L. Boyer, 90, of 607 W. Third St., and formerly of Mont Alto, Pa., died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1998, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born Sept. 25, 1908, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Saylor and Grace Rowe Boyer.

He attended Waynesboro area schools.

He worked for Landis Machine Co., then Glen L. Martin Co. of Baltimore, and later Landis Tool Co., retiring in 1972 after 34 years.

He was affiliated with Grace Brethren Church.

He was a member of Eagles Club Inc. of Waynesboro; National AARP; and Local South Chapter AARP.

He is survived by his wife, Ethel Boyer; a daughter, Joyce E. Holtzshulte of Methen, Mass.; two sons, Bud Boyer of Concord, Ohio, and Russell L. Boyer Jr. of Westlake, Ohio; a brother, Dan Boyer of Hinton, W.Va.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.

Graveside services will be Thursday, at Prices Church Cemetery, Waynesboro. The Rev. Roger Myers will officiate.

There will be no public visitation.

Memorial donations may be made to Antietam Humane Society, 8513 Lyons Road, Waynesboro, Pa. 17268; or Summit Care Health Hospice, 176 S. Coldbrook Drive, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Arrangements are by Lochstampfor Funeral Home Inc., Waynesboro.

Chelsea Golden

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Chelsea Golden, infant daughter of Charles R. and Michelle R. Bernhard Golden, of Warfordsburg, died Monday, Oct. 19, 1998, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, Pa.

She was born on Oct. 19, 1998.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Alexis Knisely, at home; maternal grandparents, Bernard and Lilli Smith of Fisherstown, Pa.; paternal grandparents, Robert and Barbara Golden of Warfordsburg; maternal great-grandmother, Ann Frick of Bedford, Pa.; paternal great-grandparents, Quentin and Ada Golden of Warfordsburg; and paternal great-grandmother, Mary Munson of Hancock.

A graveside service will be held today at 2:30 p.m. at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Cemetery. The Rev. Edward James will officiate.

Arrangements are by Grove Funeral Home, Hancock.

Nevin L. Wolfe Sr.

CASCADE - Nevin Leon Wolfe Sr., 79, of 25471 Military Road, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1998, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Nov. 29, 1918, in Smithsburg, he was the son of the late Ira and Nellie Wolfe.

A U.S. Army veteran, he served in Germany during World War II and participated in the D-Day Invasion.

He was employed as a carpenter for Walter Day, Smithsburg. He later was employed by Tom Bakner, Waynesboro, where he retired in 1981.

He was a life member of Blue Ridge Mountain Fire Department; and Blue Ridge Sportsmen.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys Mae Miller Wolfe, whom he married July 26, 1942; a daughter, Louise M. Bess of Sykesville, Md.; a son, Nevin Leon Wolfe Jr. of Cascade; five sisters, Bernice Sease of Greencastle, Pa., Evelyn Hessong and Mary Lewis, both of Smithsburg, Ruth Ingram of Greensburg, Md., and Jane Grossnickel of Myersville, Md.; three brothers, Kenneth Wolfe of Hagerstown, John Wolfe of Smithsburg and Robert Wolfe of Ringgold; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Audrey Ingram.

Graveside services will be Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Bethel Church Cemetery, Cascade. Pastor Paul Tobias will officiate.

There will be no viewing.

The omission of flowers is requested.

Memorial donations may be made to Bethel Church Cemetery Fund, 16924 Raven Rock Road, Cascade, Md. 17219.

Arrangements are by Grove Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

Lewis P. Banzhoff

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Lewis Phillip "Phil" Banzhoff, 75, of 4636 Broadmeadow Lane, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998, at Huntsville Hospital.

Born Oct. 2, 1923, in Williamsport, he was the son of Anna Baker Banzhoff of Boca Raton, Fla., and the late Ernest Richardson Banzhoff.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine Ellis Bowman Banzhoff, in 1994.

He was employed as a designer for Brown Engineering.

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

He was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Huntsville.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by three sons, Ernest Banzhoff of Valrico, Fla., James Banzhoff of Gallatin, Tenn., and Mike Banzhoff of Scottsboro, Ala.; a sister, Peggy Masterson of Boca Raton; and 10 grandchildren.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 37 W. Potomac St., Williamsport. The Rev. W. Gregory Martin will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport.

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

The omission of flowers is requested.

Memorial donations may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St., Williamsport, Md. 21795.

Arrangements are by Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport.


Helen F. Wolfinger

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