April 05, 1999

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Byron Edward Wingert

LINWOOD, N.J. - Byron Edward Wingert, 86, of Linwood, N.J., who died Saturday, April 3, 1999, also is survived by one brother, Donald Wingert of Baltimore. He was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Edward Wingert.

Graveside services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Cemetery in Hagerstown.

John R. Crider

SHERIDAN, Wyo. - Dr. John R. Crider, 71, of Sheridan, died Friday, April 2, 1999, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Sheridan.

Born Oct. 3, 1927, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Dr. Wayne F. and Iva Mae Lehman Crider.


He graduated from Tabor Academy in Marion, Mass., in 1945; and from the National College of Chiropractic in Chicago in 1951.

He served in the U.S. Army for two years.

He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sheridan.

During the summers of 1968 through 1971, he ran a Saddle Horse Concession with his wife and children out of Bear Lodge in the Big Horn Mountains.

He was a member of the Wyoming Chiropractic Association; Sheridan Jaycees; Sheridan Horse Patrol; Sheridan WYO Rodeo; Wyotana Chariot Association; Toastmasters; and was active in All-American Indian Days. He served a three-year term on the Wyoming State Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn F. Weber Crider, whom he married Jan. 15, 1950; one daughter, Karen Ann Grimes of Jackson, Wyo.; four sons, Michael L. Crider, Kelly W. Crider, and Nelson M. Crider, all of Sheridan, Kyle W. Crider of Eugene, Ore.; one sister, Mary Jane Young of Pasadena, Calif.; one brother, Wayne S. Crider of Hagerstown; and 13 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, John A. Crider and Neal S. Crider.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sheridan. Pastor William Heine will officiate.

Memorial donations may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1300 W. 5th St., Sheridan, WY 82801; or to WYO Rodeo, c/o Bruce King, c/o Kings Saddlery, 184 N. Main St., Sheridan, WY 82801.

Arrangements are by Champion Funeral Home, Sheridan.

Joseph Fisher

MONTGOMERY, W.Va. - Joseph Fisher, 72, of 1007 Second Ave., died Thursday, April 1, 1999, in Montgomery, of injuries sustained in a pedestrian-train accident.

Born Nov. 9, 1926, in Wissinoming, Pa., he was the son of the late Owen L. and Florence Poffenberger Fisher.

He was a graduate of Youngwood (Pa.) High School. He received his doctorate in chemistry from Rensselaer Poly Technical Institute in Troy, N.Y.

He was a professor of chemistry at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. In 1965 he was named chairman of the chemistry department at the West Virginia Institute of Technology in Montgomery, where he taught until retiring in 1989.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army with Fourth Platoon, Occupation Field Artillery. He was appointed to Gen. Douglas McArthur's honor guard at Dai Ichi Building, Tokyo, Japan.

He is survived by four sisters, Elizabeth Seuffert of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Kathleen Ammon of Orange City, Fla., Florence Fisher of Bethesda, Md., and Charlotte Rutter of Greensburg, Pa.

He was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, 47 N. Park Ave., Mercersburg, Pa. The Rev. Michael R. Brendle will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg, Pa.

There will be no viewing.

Marjorie B. Burket

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Marjorie B. Burket, 79, of ManorCare Health Services, Chambersburg, and formerly of 112 Oak Forest Drive, St. Thomas, Pa., died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at ManorCare.

Born June 6, 1919, in Martinsburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Fleetwood and Luella Detwiler Brumbaugh.

She is survived by her sister, Darlene B. Hoffman, with whom she resided prior to entering the nursing home.

She was preceded in death by one son, Richard Burket.

Dianna L. Pierce

MAUGANSVILLE, Md. - Dianna Lynn Pierce, 27, of 14040 Village Mill, and formerly of Lonaconing, died Sunday, April 4, 1999, as a result of an automobile accident.

Born Feb. 22, 1972, in Luray, Va., she was the daughter of Roger Lee Pierce of Lonaconing, and Patricia Dianne Morlen Garlitz of Frostburg, Md. She was the stepdaughter of Mark Allen Garlitz.

She was a 1990 graduate of Valley High School in Lonaconing, and attended Vo-Tech.

She was employed by Colonial Restaurant and Motel in Hagerstown.

She attended Georges Creek Brethren Church in Lonaconing.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by one daughter, Sierra Lynn Pierce, at home; one sister, Holly Pierce; and one brother, Roger S. Pierce.

Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home in Lonaconing. The Rev. J. Richard Greene will officiate. Burial will be in Green Cemetery in Lonaconing.

Friends will be received at the funeral home Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

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