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Obituaries

December 21, 1998

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Dale L. Martin

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Dale L. Martin, 41, of 12264 Malissa Drive, died Sunday, Dec. 20, 1998, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born Sept. 23, 1957, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of J. Earl Martin of State Line, Pa., and the late Ruth Landis Martin.

He was a 1975 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim Area Senior High School.

He was employed with Phoenix Color Corp. in Hagerstown. He had previously worked at J. & M. Printing in Waynesboro, Pa.

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He was a member of Montgomery Brethren in Christ Church near Mercersburg, Pa., where he was vice president of the Christian Workers Sunday School Class and president of the Men's Fellowship Committee. He was a former member of the church board and Sunday school board and served on the church's Vacation Bible School program and Good News Club.

He served on the kitchen committee at Roxbury Holiness Camp in Roxbury, Pa. He was a member of Promise Keepers and Greencastle Sportsman Association.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife of 19 years, Pamela J. Myers Martin; two daughters, Tracy L. Martin and Heather M. Martin, both at home; three sisters, Joanne M. Johnson of Fort Loudon, Pa. and Linda K. Peiffer and Carol A. Mummert, both of Greencastle; one brother, Wayne E. Martin of Chambersburg; his stepmother, Louise Myers Martin of State Line; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Shaynia Martin, in 1980; and a brother, Larry E. Martin, in 1993.

Services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Montgomery Brethren in Christ Church, 6727 Montgomery Church Road, Mercersburg. The Rev. Dennis Ritchey, the Rev. Curtis Bryant and the Rev. Gayle Ruble Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to Dale Martin Memorial Fund, in care of First National Bank, P.O. Box 8, Greencastle, Pa. 17225 or to Coronary Care Unit, Waynesboro Hospital, 501 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. 17268.

Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman Funeral Home in Greencastle.

Margaret B. Carbaugh

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Margaret B. "Peggy" Carbaugh, 64, of 315 W. King St., and formerly of 850 Hillcrest Ave., died Sunday, Dec. 20, 1998, in her home following an extended illness.

Born May 15, 1934, in Greencastle, Pa., she was the daughter of the late James H. and Martha A. Metcalfe Carpenter.

She last worked as a nurses aide at Caledonia Manor in Fayetteville, Pa. She also had worked at Knouse Foods in Chambersburg.

She was of the Baptist faith.

She was a member of the TGIF Bowling League at Nellie Fox Bowl, Chambersburg.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Paul S. Carbaugh; two daughters, Pauline K. Filion and Mary A. Carpenter both of Chambersburg; one son, Thomas H. Carbaugh of Chambersburg; two sisters, Dorothy E. Funkhouser of Hagerstown and Jean M. Humelsine of Little Orleans, Md.; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle. The Rev. Henry D. Barthalow and the Rev. Marvin R. Bard will officiate. Burial will be in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour before the service on Thursday.

James L. Cummings Jr.

BRUNSWICK, Md. - James Lee Cummings Jr., 93, of 106 East A St., died Monday, Dec. 21, 1998, at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, Md.

Born Feb. 25, 1905, in Sandy Hook, Md., he was the son of the late James Lee Sr. and Nettie Violet Evans Cummings.

He was retired from B&O Railroad, Brunswick, after 31 years of service as a trainman.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Brunswick.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary Orndorff Cummings; four daughters, Elaine Shomaker of Morgantown, W.Va., Donna Cummings of Brunswick, Patricia Potts of Leesburg, Va., and Debbie Johnson of Lovettsville, Va.; one son, Todd Cummings of Lovettsville; one sister, Mabel Haines of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Dale Lee Cummings; three sisters, Edna Caniford, Mary Detrick and Pearl Snurr; three brothers, George Cummings, Grayson Cummings, and Paul Cummings.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The Rev. Edgar Howell will officiate. Burial will be in Old Brethren Cemetery, Brownsville, Md.

The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. For the convenience of friends the funeral home will be open today from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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