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Obituaries

November 18, 1998

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Lee E. Churchey

Lee Elwood Churchey, 59, of 17316 Evergreen Drive, Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1998, at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore.

Born Jan. 6, 1939, in Sharpsburg, he was the son of the late Joseph Seibert and Mary Mae Jamison Churchey.

He was employed as a truck driver by Overnight Transportation of Hagerstown.

He was of the Protestant faith.

He was a 1957 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

He was a member of BPOE 378, Hagerstown.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Marie Cline Churchey; two daughters, Deborah K. Plotner of Waldorf, Md., and Karen L. Shingler of Hagerstown; three sons, Howard E. Cline and Kenneth L. Churchey, both of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Troy L. Cline at home; three sisters, Louise L. Darner of Middletown, Md., Margaret P. Hazelton of Hagerstown and AltaMae F. Crampton of Antietam; two brothers, Joseph E. Churchey and Clifford S. Churchey, both of Sharpsburg; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by four sisters, Ethel V. Semler, Hazel I. Canfield, Dorothy I. Byrd and Phyllis G. Gray; and two brothers, Freddie F. Churchey and Charles M. Churchey.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Albert L. Leaf Memorial Chapel of Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport. The Rev. Robert V. Robinson will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

Friends may call Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open after 9 a.m.

Martha P. Cartee

Martha P. Cartee, of 1009 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1998, at Quincy Methodist Home, Quincy, Pa.

Born in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Paul L. and Mary Brown Cartee.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Hagerstown.

She is survived by two sisters, Roberta R. Cartee of Hagerstown and Catherine Burns of Fairplay; a niece, Rosina Saitta of Fayetteville, Pa.; and two nephews, Paul Burns of Waynesboro, Pa., and James Burns of Hagerstown.

Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. in Prince of Peace Chapel at St. John's Lutheran Church, 141 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Edward H. Heim will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday 30 minutes before the service at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, 141 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD 21740; or The Benevolent Care Fund, Quincy Methodist Home, Box 217, Quincy, PA 17247.

Arrangements are by Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown.

Elsie D. Faulkwell

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Elsie Dern Faulkwell, 89, of Falls Church, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1998, at Potomac Center Nursing Home in Arlington, Va.

Born July 30, 1909, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late John William and Clara Elizabeth Keyton Dern.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy William Faulkwell, in 1975. They were married in 1931.

She was retired from Riggs National Bank in Washington, D.C.

A veteran of World War II, she served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

She is survived by nieces and nephews.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. William C. Crowe will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

Friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

 

Dorothy M. Brown

HOUSTON - Dorothy M. Nicklin Brown, 77, of Houston and formerly of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998, at her home in Houston.

Born Oct. 16, 1921, in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late C. Ward and Lillian Thompson Nicklin.

She was a 1939 graduate of Martinsburg High School.

She was the former owner and manager of Standard Employment Agency in Huntington, W.Va., where she was an employment counselor.

She was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Houston.

She had published several poems and a children's short story.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Harvey Brown; a daughter, April R. Stover of Houston; two brothers, L. Prince Nicklin of Martinsburg and H. Ward Nicklin of Hedgesville, W.Va.; a granddaughter; a great-granddaughter; nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. The Rev. John V. DiBacco Jr. will be celebrant. Burial prayers will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg.

Robert L. Kneisley

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Robert L. Kneisley, 74, of Martinsburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1998, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born Sept. 18, 1924, in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of the late Charles Cleveland and Mary Pauline Collier Kneisley.

He retired as a mechanical engineer for the U.S. Commerce Department.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during World War II.

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