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Obituaries

February 02, 1999

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Wednesday, February 03, 1999 Edition




Frank D. Barlup

Frank Donald Barlup, 86, of Ravenwood Lutheran Nursing Home, and formerly of Little Antietam Road, Leitersburg, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999, at the nursing home.

Born June 15, 1912, in Zullinger, Pa., he was the son of the late Clarence A. and Nancy M. Koons Barlup.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva Miller Barlup, in 1986.

He worked on the family farm and at shops in the Waynesboro, Pa., area. He and his wife then owned and operated a farm in Leitersburg. He worked as a security guard for Gruman Aerospace in Leesburg, Va., retiring in 1977. He farmed until 1996.

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He was a member of St. Peters Beard Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, was a deacon, elder, church treasurer and was active in maintenance of the church and grounds.

He was a member of National AARP.

He is survived by one daughter, Donna Barlup Hill of Maugansville; one son, Richard A. Barlup of Leitersburg; one brother, Thomas M. Barlup of Zullinger; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Virginia B. Woods; two sisters, Emma Tyminski and Lula Kahl; six brothers, C. Hubert Barlup, Wilmer Barlup, Herman Barlup, Richard Barlup, Mark Barlup and his twin brother, B. Ronald Barlup.

Services will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at St. Peters Beard Lutheran Church, Hagerstown. The Rev. Carroll L. Boyer will officiate. Burial will be in Leitersburg Lutheran Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Peters Beard Lutheran Church, 21348 Old Forge Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Donald W. Riggs

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Donald W. Riggs, 90, of Martinsburg, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999, at City Hospital, Martinsburg.

Born Sept. 23, 1908, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late George and Amanda Coffinbarger Riggs.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Hedges Riggs.

He farmed in the Back Creek Valley area.

He was a member of Tomahawk Christian Church, was a deacon and trustee.

He is survived by a daughter, Mona Jean DeHaven of Hedgesville, W.Va.; two sons, Donald Shirley Riggs of Martinsburg and Larry Dale Riggs of Hedgesville; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Staci Lauren Riggs.

Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. Jerry Holdman will officiate. Burial will be in Tomahawk Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Lyman L. Statler

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Lyman L. Statler, 90, of 120-A Menno Village, Menno-Haven, and formerly of Stonebridge Road, Greencastle, Pa., died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999, in Davenport, Fla.

Born Sept. 19, 1908, in Antrim Township, Pa., he was the son of the late David A. and Clara Hawbaker Statler.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Madelyn E. Walck Statler, in 1981.

He drove a tanker truck for Gulf Oil Co.; and then farmed on Stonebridge Road in Greencastle, retiring in 1977.

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

He was a member of Calvary Bible Church of Greencastle.

He was a member of V.F.W. Post 1599; and American Legion Post 46, both of Chambersburg.

He is survived by his second wife of 16 years, Mary Pensinger Picking Statler; a daughter, Janet Pertesses of Baltimore; a stepdaughter, Delores Kissel of Harrisburg, Pa.; a stepson, Donald Picking of Marion, Pa.; two sisters, Evelyn Sellers of Menno-Haven of Chambersburg and Arlene Lipper of Shippensburg, Pa.; three grandsons; two great-grandchildren; stepgrandchildren; and stepgreat-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Gwendolyn S. Wilson; a stepdaughter, Janice Shanholtz; two sisters; two brothers; and a grandson.

A memorial service will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Calvary Bible Church, 3845 Buchanan Trail West, Greencastle. The Rev. Glen A. Miller will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

There will be no public viewing.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Building Fund of Calvary Bible Church, 3845 Buchanan Trail West, Greencastle, PA 17225; or Benevolent Care Fund of Menno-Haven, 2075 Scotland Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle.

Reid K. Nicholson

Reid Kennedy Nicholson, 100, formerly of 11 N. Baltimore St., and a resident of Reeder's Memorial Home in Boonsboro, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, at the home.

Born June 9, 1898, in Baltimore, he was the son of Charles Kennedy and Elizabeth Virginia Eby Nicholson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Shenton Nicholson, in 1990.

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