March 16, 1999

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Tuesday, March 16, 1999 Edition

William E. Nuckols

MT. AIRY, Md. - William Edwin "Fuzzy" Nuckols, 67, of Circle Drive, and formerly of Homestead, Fla., died Monday, March 15, 1999, at Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital.

Born Feb. 3, 1932, in Richmond, Va., he was the son of the late William Edwin Sr. and Jessie Estell Rose Nuckols.

Prior to retirement, he was owner/operator of a restaurant in Homestead.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He was a member of American Legion, Williamsport and Rockville, Md., and Moose Lodge, Rockville.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 20 years, Nancy Forshey Nuckols; seven daughters, Sharon Cox of Martinsburg, W.Va., Cathy Harris and Teresa Gregory, both of Inwood, W.Va., Linda Taylor of Homestead, Susan Barnhouse and Deborah Parsons, both of Point of Rocks, Md., and Christine Hardesty; two sons, Alan Slifer of Virgina Beach, Va., and Robert Slifer of Lovetsville, Va.; one brother, Earl Warren Nuckols; 12 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and a nephew.


He was preceded in death by an infant son.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick. The Rev. Norman Kimmerer will officiate. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home and from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 1080 W. Patrick St., Suite 11-150, Frederick, MD 21703.

Jose M. Rosario

Jose M. Rosario, 61, of 110 East Ave., Hagerstown, died Saturday, March 13, 1999, at the University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore.

Born Dec. 14, 1937, in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, he was the son of the late Juan and Celestina Rodriguez Rosario.

He was employed by M. V. Construction Co. of Gaithersburg, Md.

He attended St. Mary's Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife, Vivian Hopkins Rosario; one daughter, Amelia Rosario, at home; four sons, Johnny Rosario, Jose Rosario, and Antoina Rosario, all of Hagerstown, and Kevin Rosario of Phoenix, Ariz.; three sisters, Maria L. Martinez of Puerto Rico, Luzmario Rosario of Philadelphia, and Maria Estell Rosario of Newark, N.J.; five brothers, Rafael Rosario, Roberto Rosario, Pedro Rosario, and Carmelo Rosario, all of Newark, and Opiano Rosario of Hoboken, N.J.; and eight grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church. The Rev. George Limmer will be celebrant.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, where prayers will be offered at 4:30 p.m.

Veronica J. Stotelmyer

SMITHSBURG - Veronica Jean Sier Stotelmyer, 45, of 12141 Itnyre Road, Smithsburg, died Sunday, March 14, 1999, at her home.

Born Oct. 29, 1953, in Frederick, Md., she was the daughter of Richard D. DeLauter of Myersville, Md., and the late Dolores A. Brown DeLauter.

She was a 1971 graduate of Middletown High School, Middletown, Md.

She was employed by First Data Merchant Services.

She bowled in several leagues and was a member of the Pro Bowling Tour. She was listed in the top 20 bowlers for several years.

In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband, Rick L. Stotelmyer, at home; one daughter, Nicole R. Sier of Smithsburg; two sons, Michael S. Shifler of Cascade, and Dustin W. Sier of Smithsburg; one stepson, Scott A. Stotelmyer of Hagerstown; two sisters, Deborah A. Kline and Irene M. Lewis, both of Myersville; two brothers, Anthony D. DeLauter and Harry J. DeLauter, both of Myersville; two grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1332 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown. The Revs. Allan F. Weatherholt Jr. and Steven L. McCarty will officiate.

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

Memorial donations may be made to The John R. March Cancer Center, 11110 Medical Campus, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Maudie L. Shank

Maudie Lee "Connie" Shank, 71, of 1400 Outer Drive, Hagerstown, died Sunday, March 14, 1999, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

Born June 30, 1927, in Cleveland, she was the daughter of the late Walter H. and Emma C. Triplett Conrad.

She was a former employee of Vitro Laboratories, Silver Spring, Md.

She was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, and a former member of First Christian Church.

She was a member of Haven Road Senior Citizens Club and Pioneer Partner with Telephone Pioneers.

She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Ronald E. Shank; two sisters, Betty Ann Carroll of South Point, Ohio, and Emma Jane Cline of Williamsport; one brother, Berkley H. Conrad of Hagerstown; four nieces and seven nephews.

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