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Obituaries

January 16, 1999

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Lino C. Sevilla

HANCOCK - Lino Calatrava Sevilla, 83, of Tollgate Ridge, died Friday, Jan. 15, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born July 24, 1915, in Loon Province of Bohol, Philippines, he was the son of the late Alipio and Cecilia Calatrava Sevilla.

He was a retired professor of accounting, from the University of Bohol, Philippines.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Orange Baptist Church in Long Beach, Calif.

He was a member of Dagohoy Post 70 American Legion in the Philippines.

He was a member of World War II Veterans Memorial Fund.

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He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Filomena G. Garnica Sevilla; three daughters, Lee Corbett of Hancock, and Ruby Cerna and Milagros Diano, both of the Philippines; three sons, William Sevilla of Seattle, and Jessie Sevilla and Joseph Sevilla, both of the Philippines; a brother, Fortunato Sevilla of the Philippines; 26 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a daughter; two sons; and two sisters.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock. The Rev. William Sevilla will officiate. Burial will be in Catalpa United Methodist Cemetery, Hancock, with military services by Tri-State Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, for the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open Monday from 4 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Hancock United Methodist Church, 168 W. Main St., Hancock, Md. 21750.

Martha D. Rovelli

CAMP HILL, Pa. - Martha Dalgarn Rovelli, 51, of Camp Hill and formerly of Charles Town, W.Va., died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, at her home.

Born Sept. 20, 1947, in Charles Town, she was the daughter of Stephen Shugart and Ruth Pope Dalgarn Jr. of Charles Town.

She was a registered nurse at Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg, Pa.

She was of the Methodist faith.

She was a 1964 graduate of Charles Town High School; and a graduate of Polyclinic Hospital School of Nursing, Harrisburg, Pa.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Louis Rovelli; two daughters, Lynn Rovelli and Lisa Rovelli, both at home; and a brother, David Dalgarn of Saginaw, Mich.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Stephen Samuel "Sam" Dalgarn III, on Jan. 16, 1998.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town. The Rev. Dee-Ann Dixon will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.

There will be no visitation.

Ethel M. Braxton

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Ethel Martha Braxton, 85, of Charles Town, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, at the home of her son, Maurice Braxton, in Charles Town.

Born Feb. 22, 1913, in Jefferson County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Georgia White Togans.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Lee Braxton, in 1984.

She was employed for 35 years at Charles Town Race Course and Shenandoah Downs Race Course.

She was a member of Wainwright Baptist Church, where she was a former member of the church choir.

She is survived by two children, Donald Maurice Braxton of Charles Town and Bernice A. Braxton of Martinsburg, W.Va.; a brother, James S. Togans of Harrisburg, Pa.; a grandchild; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Eunice Hall, Emma Togans, Dorabell Togans and Mamie Lewis; and four brothers, Leon Togans, Charles Togans, Theodore Togans and Clifton Togans.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Wainwright Baptist Church, Charles Town. The Rev. Walter Jackson will officiate. Burial will be in Johnsontown Cemetery, Jefferson County.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, 310 Fairfax Blvd., Charles Town.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, WVa. 25401.

Donald L. Brosmer

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Retired Lieutenant Colonel Donald L. Brosmer, 65, of 417 Fairview Ave., died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1999.

Born Sept. 21, 1933, in Dubois, Ind., he was the son of the late Edward and Esther Wehr Brosmer.

He graduated from Long Island University, Long Island, N.Y. with a master's degree in Psychology.

He served with the U.S. Army, during the Vietnam War.

He was a member of Saint Andrew Roman Catholic Church, Waynesboro.

He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Reierson Anderson of Waynesboro; a stepdaughter, Cynthia Guajardo of Denver; a stepson, Paul Anderson of Chambersburg; and a sister, Norma Wigand of Jasper, Ind.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Brosmer, in 1996.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at the convenience of the family at Saint Andrew Roman Catholic Church, Waynesboro. Father Thomas J. Hemler will be celebrant. Burial will be in St. Andrew Cemetery, Waynesboro.

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