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Obituaries

November 10, 1998

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Mary E. Frick Jones

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Mary E. Frick Jones, 63, of Martinsburg, died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at the home of her son.

Born July 7, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Chrissman P. Stroop and Lovie Butts Sowers.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Jones.

She is survived by two daughters, Deborah J. Shank and Cheri Lynn Kackley, both of Martinsburg; two sons, Donald E. Frick Jr. and Terry Frick, both of Martinsburg; two sisters, D. Jean Santmier and Frances Jones, both of Martinsburg; a brother, Louis Stroop of Tennessee; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Steven Frick; and an infant sister, Peggy Ann Stroop.

Private funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 10, at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. William C. Crowe officiated. Burial was in Rosedale Cemetery.

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Pauline L. Smith

QUINCY, Pa. - Pauline L. Sanders Smith, 90, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of Hearthstone Retirement Home and of the Wayne Building in Waynesboro, Pa., died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, in the nursing home.

Born April 11, 1908, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Amos P. and Mary Catherine Woodring Sanders.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert L. Scott, in 1939, and by her second husband, Milfred E. Smith, in 1985.

During World War II, she was employed by Landis Machine Co. in Waynesboro. She later was employed at Sherman's as a cashier for 21 years.

She was a member of Waynesboro Presbyterian Church.

She was a member of Quincy United Methodist Home Auxiliary and a former member of North Chapter 2977 AARP.

She was active with Hemlock Girl Scouts and volunteered with the food center of the Senior Citizens Center on West North Street, Waynesboro.

She is survived by one daughter, Roberta Rae Shank of Waynesboro; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Anna M. Mowen and Ethel Gladhill; and one brother, Abram F. Sanders.

Services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. The Rev. Charles B. Jessen will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Thursday, one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to Benevolent Fund of Quincy United Methodist Home, P.O. Box 120, Quincy, PA 17247; or to Waynesboro Presbyterian Church, 105 E. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

 

Herbert W. Baker

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Herbert W. Baker, 85, of 5350 Salem Church Road, died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at his home.

Born May 23, 1913, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Chalice Whitmore and Mattie Louisa Weybright Baker.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Adelia Russell Gift Baker, in 1960. They were married April 26, 1943.

He graduated from Smithsburg High School in 1931. He attended South Dakota State College, majoring in agricultural engineering. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1938 with a bachelor of arts degree in English and a minor in history.

In 1935, he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps as a technical student on soil conservation and erosion control projects.

He owned and operated the family farm, retiring in 1993.

He had worked with the War Assets Administration at Letterkenny Army Depot and instructed a class of service veterans training in agricultural production.

In 1958, he ran in the Democratic Primary for representative to Congress from the former 18th Congressional District.

He was a member of the U.S. Army/Air Corps during World War II, serving in the Southwest Pacific Theater.

He was a member of Unitarian Universalist Church, Hagerstown, and was a member and former president of the board.

He was a member of South Central Pennsylvania and Maryland Pork Producers Associations and Virginia Forage and Grassland Council.

He is survived by two daughters, Martha B. Amrhein of Waynesboro and Dena B. Heefner of Manchester, Md.; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Katherine B. Bromley and Irene B. Walker.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. Pastor Valerie Wills will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

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

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201; or Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Harry M. Strickland Sr.

HARRISONBURG, Va. - Harry Merrill Strickland Sr., 91, of Harrisonburg, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community Home, Harrisonburg, following a heart attack.

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