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Obituaries

January 27, 1999

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Wednesday, January 27, 1999 Edition




Dolores E. Swope

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Dolores Eileen Swope, 62, of 2289 Newman Road, died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, at her daughter's home, where she lived.

Born June 17, 1936, in Huntingdon, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Richard Harvey and Madeline Foster McQuait.

She was preceded in death by her former husband, Leroy E. Swope, in 1991.

She had been a waitress at Conrads Diner in Chambersburg; and a restoration aide at South Mountain Restoration Center prior to retiring in 1997.

She is survived by four daughters, Cindy Eileen Monn of Fayetteville, Tracy L. Wagner of East Berlin, Pa., Sherry L. Miller of Abbottstown, Pa., and Christy M. Swope of New Oxford, Pa.; a son, Jeffrey T. Swope of New Oxford; six sisters, Lenore Newman of Hustontown, Pa., Maxine Long and Darlene Woy, both of Chambersburg, Wanda Truax of Harrisonville, Pa., Marlene Wobles of Titusville, Fla. and Audrey Dulebohn of New Oxford; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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She was preceded in death by an infant son, Ricky V. Swope; a sister; and three brothers.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Ridge Nazarene Church in Fulton County, Pa. The Rev. Frank Heidler and the Rev. Rick Stuempfle will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Nazarene Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 6492 Lincoln Way West, St. Thomas, Pa.; and Friday one hour prior to the service at the church. The funeral home will be open Thursday from 2 p.m.

Thelma G. Nagy

CARLISLE, Pa. - Thelma Grace Rutter Nagy, 84, a resident of The Thornwald Home, and formerly of 33 E. Farnum St., Lancaster, Pa., died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at the nursing home.

Born March 27, 1914, in Leola, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Raymond S. and Hilda V. Kulp Rutter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Paul Nagy Jr., in 1958. They were married Sept. 21, 1935.

She was a 1932 graduate of Girl's High School in Lancaster.

She was employed as a bookkeeper by Hamilton Watch Credit Union, and then by Wheatland Credit Union, both of Lancaster. She retired in 1978 after 20 years of service.

She was a member of Saint Andrew United Church of Christ, Lancaster.

She was a member of Happy Hours Club in Lancaster; Mount Vernon Chapter 398; and Order of the Eastern Star, Waynesboro, Pa. She also served as a volunteer knitter for the American Red Cross in Lancaster, knitting more than 3000 caps.

She is survived by a daughter, Sandra N. Maxwell of Berwyn, Pa.; a son, Robert P. Nagy of Lancaster; two brothers, Kenneth G. Rutter of Conestoga, Pa., and Raymond K. Rutter of Baltimore; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be Friday at 11:30 a.m. at Harbaugh Church Cemetery at her husband's former church. The Rev. Jack M. Maxwell, her son-in-law, will officiate.

The family will receive friends Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew United Church of Christ, 701 N. Lime St., Lancaster, PA 17602.

Charles H. Jones

Charles Henry Jones, 68, of 645 Forest Drive, Hagerstown, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Nov. 31, 1930, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late John and Theadosia Dorsey Jones.

He attended North Street School.

He retired as a truck driver for C. William Hetzer Inc.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was a member of Sportsman Club 73.

He is survived by a daughter, Brenda Jones Aiken of Bristol, Conn.; a son, Charles Albert Jones of Nashville, Tenn.; a brother, Johnny Jones of Hagerstown; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a brother, George Brown.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Ebenezer African Methodist Church. The Rev. Leroy Jackson will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the church.

Arrangements are by Watson Funeral Home, Hagerstown.

Thelma H. Young

WILLIAMSPORT - Thelma Helen Young, 65, of 15713 Fenton Ave., Williamsport, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1999, at her home.

Born May 22, 1933, in Beaver Creek, she was the daughter of the late Charles Barnett and Harriet Susan Ludy Young.

She was employed as a weaver for Alkahn Label Mill until her retirement. She previously was employed by Maryland Ribbon Co., Hagerstown.

She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Williamsport.

She is survived by three sisters, Goldie V. Rowland of St. James, Sadie K. Shoemaker of Hagerstown and Mae A. Timmons of Clear Spring; a brother, Evans W. Young of Williamsport; nieces and nephews.

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