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Obituaries

January 14, 1999

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Friday, January 14, 1999 Edition




Mary V. Beeler

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Mary V. Souders Beeler, 63, of 5500 Lincoln Way East, Shaff's Mobile Home Park, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, at her home.

Born March 18, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Earl D. and Edna Pearl Jenkins Souders.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel O. Beeler, in 1992.

She attended Strawberry Ridge School in Fulton County, Pa.

She was employed by Lowangard Co. in Mercersburg, Pa., and by Sagner's Clothing Manufacturing in McConnellsburg, Pa. for 20 years.

She was a member of Conococheague Grace Brethren Church in Greencastle, Pa.

She is survived by two stepdaughters, Candous J. Cohick of Mount Juliet, Tenn., and Denise M. Wolff of Nashville, Tenn.; two stepsons, Jody L. Beeler Sr. of Fort Loudon, Pa., and Arnold E. Beeler of Chambersburg, Pa.; three sisters, Eva C. Stoner of Greencastle, Myrtle A. Seville of Chambersburg and Helen D. House of Elizabethtown, Pa.; a brother, Joseph L. Souders of Dallas, Pa.; six grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

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She was preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers.

Graveside services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro, Pa. The Rev. Alan N. Clingan will officiate.

There will be no public viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Benevolent Fund of Quincy United Methodist Home, P.O. Box 128, Quincy, Pa. 17247.

Arrangements are by Grove Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

Charles L. Flook

KEEDYSVILLE - Charles Luther Flook, 82, of 19606 Dogstreet Road, and a resident of Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 3, 1916, in Keedysville, he was the son of the late Martin Luther and Cleo Pry Flook.

He was formerly employed by Potomac Edison Co. in Hagerstown and retired from Washington County Board of Education at the Keedysville school.

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

He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church, Keedysville.

He is survived by cousins.

Graveside services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Keedysville. The Rev. Richard Clausen will officiate.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Arrangements are by Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro.

Preston E. Flohr

BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - Preston E. Flohr, 72, of 15571 Orchard Ave., died of a heart attack Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, in the emergency room of Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Sept. 22, 1926, in Blue Ridge Summit, he was the son of the late John S. and Anna Catherine Keagy Flohr.

He was a 1934 graduate of Smithsburg High School. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1949 with a degree in accounting.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He spent the past 38 years working for and running the family business, Flohr's Lumber in Blue Ridge Summit.

He was a member of Church of the Transfiguration Episcopal Church, Blue Ridge Summit.

He was a member of Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15 and BPO Elks Lodge 731, both of Waynesboro; National AARP; Waynesboro Country Club and Waynesboro YMCA. He was on the board of directors of First National Bank of Waynesboro.

He is survived by his wife of more than 45 years, Edna F. Kipe Flohr; two daughters, Lynn A. Muller of Blue Ridge Summit and Leslie E. Knepper of South Mountain, Pa.; two grandsons; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, John Conway Flohr.

Graveside services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro. The Rev. Daphne S. Killhour will officiate.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Church of the Transfiguration Episcopal Church Altar Guild, P.O. Box B, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214.

 

Rachial C. Frost

Rachial C. Frost, 82, of 113 Belview Ave., Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Sept. 9, 1916, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles L. and Martha C. Carbaugh Schildknecht.

She attended Waynesboro schools.

She was a member of Old Otterbein United Brethren Church.

She was a volunteer at area nursing homes.

She is survived by her husband, George M. Frost; a son, Ronald G. Frost of Hagerstown; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two nieces and a nephew.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Wilbur O. Schildknecht; and three sisters, Anita B. Schildknecht, Victoria M. Gordon and Alverta L. Monn.

Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Loyal Vanderveer will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

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