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Obituaries

October 29, 1998

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Thursday, October 29, 1998 Edition

Kreszenz Barnes

Kreszenz "Sylvia" Barnes, 64, of 118 Bethlehem Court, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 29, 1934, in Garching, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Seidl Kasberger.

She was employed by Maryland Ribbon Co.

She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

She is survived by her husband, George R. Barnes Sr.; three daughters, Karen Ann Miller of Funkstown, Sandra Marie Garvin of Hagerstown and Sharon Lynn Kline of Leitersburg; three sons, George Robert Barnes Jr., Gerald Michael Barnes and Terry Joseph Barnes, all of Hagerstown; one sister, Anna Straubig of Garching, Germany; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

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Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Jack Fullen will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, where the Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be sent to SPCA, P.O. Box 367, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, Md. 21740.

Stanley J. Witek

BOONSBORO - Stanley John "Peanuts" Witek, 83, of 143 S. Main St., and formerly of Park Hall Road, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1998, at Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro.

Born Oct. 7, 1915, in Elizabeth, N.J., he was the son of the late Blazay Witek and Sophia Marcinowska Witek Jasinski.

He had retired in 1983 from Mack Trucks in Hagerstown after 21 years.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater.

He was a former member of Zittlestown Church of God.

He was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps.

He was a life member of Clopper-Michael Post 10 American Legion in Boonsboro; a member of Logan Tribe 155 Improved Order of Redmen of Boonsboro; and the Teamster's Union.

He is survived by his wife, Marie A. Grimm Witek, whom he married July 25, 1939; two daughters, Deborah K. Martz of Boonsboro and Joyce M. Kaempf of Frederick, Md.; two sons, Lester S. Witek of Hagerstown and Donald L. Witek of Salisbury, Md.; five stepsisters, Helen Bilas of Birdsboro, Pa., Jean Nowrocki, Jane Jasinski and Sister Ruth, all of Reading, Pa. and Peggy Kuleycki of Pottstown, Pa.; two stepbrothers, Alexander Jasinski of Chillington, Pa., and Lindy Jasinski of Reading; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Mamie Dmochowski; a brother, Walter Witek; two stepbrothers, Joseph Jasinski and Jacob Jasinski; and four grandchildren.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. Tim Fisher will officiate. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Boonsboro Ambulance and Rescue Squad 69, P.O. Box 7, Boonsboro, Md. 21713.

Robert P. Kennedy

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Robert P. "Buddy" Kennedy, 65, of Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Chambersburg, and formerly of 200 W. Second St., Waynesboro, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1998, at the nursing home.

Born Oct. 13, 1933, in Franklin County, Pa., he was the son of the late Walter and Pearl Kennedy.

He attended Clay Hill School and graduated from Greencastle High School in 1952.

Early in life, he worked on farms in the Greencastle area. Prior to retiring in 1994, he worked at Martin's Tire Service, Waynesboro, for 40 years.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro.

Private burial was in Brown's Mill Cemetery, Kauffman Station, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Benevolent Fund of Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 201 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Louise A. Schaff

QUINCY, Pa. - Louise Armista Shorb Schaff, 83, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 205 Mount Airy Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1998, at the nursing home.

Born Aug. 10, 1915, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late George T. and Henrietta M. Hovis Shorb.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray V. Schaff Jr., in 1972. They were married June 6, 1942.

She was a 1935 graduate of Waynesboro High School.

She previously had been employed at Waynesboro Knitting Mill as a machine operator.

She was a member of St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church, Waynesboro; and National AARP.

She is survived by a son, Robert R. Schaff of Waynesboro; four sisters, Marie E. Marcoux and Rose A. Moore of Waynesboro, Henrietta Jones of Baltimore and Joan Brinkman of Daly City, Calif.; a brother, George V. Schorb of Monte Rio, Calif.; and two granddaughters.

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