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Obituaries

December 29, 1998

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Tuesday, December 29, 1998 Edition




Margaret E. Nixon

CUMBERLAND, Md. - Margaret Elizabeth See Nixon, 73, of Cumberland, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 1998, at Cumberland Nursing Home.

Born Feb. 14, 1925, in Wiley Ford, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Edgar W. and Beatrice Abe See.

She was employed by Crystal Laundry.

She is survived by her husband, Franklin James Nixon; two daughters, Evelyn Sue Smith of Oldtown, Md., and Rebecca Lee Snyder of Boonsboro; one son, James Edgar Nixon of Oldtown; six grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

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She was preceded in death by one brother, Earl See.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Upchurch Funeral Home, 202 Greene St., Cumberland. The Rev. George Snyder will officiate. Burial will be in Davis Memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Knoxville Bible Church, 208 Knoxville Road, Knoxville, MD 21758; or to Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church, Oldtown, MD 21555.

Lillian G. Simpson

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Lillian G. Simpson, 83, of 131 E. Main St., Apt. 2, and formerly of 403 W. Main St., died Monday, Dec. 28, 1998, at her home.

Born July 23, 1915, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Mary G. Pryor Woolridge.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Malvin H. Simpson, who died in 1981.

She was of the Protestant faith.

She was a member of National AARP and of William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695 Auxiliary, Waynesboro.

She is survived by one son, Jeffrey L. Cauffman of Waynesboro; one brother, Ray Woolridge of Santa Barbara, Calif.; one granddaughter; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by four sisters and four brothers.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

There will be no viewing.

Arrangements are by Cumberland Valley Crematory, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro.

Lillian G. Simpson

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Lillian G. Simpson, 83, of 131 E. Main St., Apt. 2, and formerly of 403 W. Main St., died Monday, Dec. 28, 1998, at her home.

Born July 23, 1915, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Mary G. Pryor Woolridge.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Malvin H. Simpson, who died in 1981.

She was of the Protestant faith.

She was a member of National AARP and of William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695 Auxiliary, Waynesboro.

She is survived by one son, Jeffrey L. Cauffman of Waynesboro; one brother, Ray Woolridge of Santa Barbara, Calif.; one granddaughter; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by four sisters and four brothers.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

There will be no viewing.

Arrangements are by Cumberland Valley Crematory, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro.

Ronald D. Zeigler

CAMBRIDGE, Wis. - Ronald Dennis Zeigler, 59, formerly of Leitersburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1998.

Born April 19, 1939, in Leitersburg, he was the son of Constance Martin Zeigler and the late R. Vincent Zeigler.

He graduated from Hagerstown High school in 1957.

He retired from Oscar Mayer in 1996.

He served in the U.S. Air Force.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Leitersburg; East Koshkonong Lutheran Church and served on the council for Messiah Lutheran Church.

He was a member of Master of Madison Lodge 5 and of Social Lodge 245, Cambridge. He was a member of TPM of Lodge of Perfection, Valley of Madison Scottish Rite Bodies and High Priest in Madison Chapter 4, Royal Arch Masons, Madison Council 3, Royal and Select Masters, Robert Macoy Commandery 3, Knights Templar.

He also was an assistant Scoutmaster for Cambridge Troop 41. He was district chairman for Yahara District, 4 Lakes Council; and co-chair of Cambridge AFS, and Deerfield Rod and Gun Club.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Suzanne Ester Brockman Zeigler, whom he married in 1961; two sons, Eric Dennis Zeigler of Cambridge and Mark David Zeigler of Green Bay; one brother, G. Lansing Zeigler of York, Pa.; one sister, C. Diane Snowberger of Hagerstown; and aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Gunderson Funeral Home, Madison.

The family will receive friends Saturday at 9 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Boy Scout Troop 41, Cambridge, WI, or to the memorial fund at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, MD 21742

Philip Stein

FAIRFIELD, Pa. - Philip Stein, 74, of 27 Gladys Trail, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 1998, in the emergency room of Gettysburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born June 14, 1924, in Woonsocket, R.I., he was the son of the late Benjamin and Fannie Balin Stein.

He was a graduate of Woonsocket High School.

He was employed in sales with District Glass Co. and later with Miles Class Co., both in Silver Spring, Md.

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