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Obituaries

April 18, 1999

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Colleen F. Gallagher

Colleen Frances Gallagher, 65, of 13226 Clopper Road, Hagerstown, died Saturday, April 17, 1999, at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville, Md.

Born Nov. 26, 1933, in Fredericksburg, Va., she was the daughter of the late B. Carlyle and M. Frances Carpenter Mills.

She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Charles I. Gallagher; two daughters, Mary Susan Gray of Greencastle, Pa. and Laura Anne Dethloff of Rosehaven, Md.; one son, Matthew B. Gallagher of Laurel, Md.; one sister, Phyllis Ramberg of Hyattsville, Md.; one brother, Michael Mills of Spotsylvania, Va.; and three grandchildren.

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A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 1525 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown. The Rev. Andrew S. Mohl will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd., North, Hagerstown.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann Catholic Church, 1525 Oak Hill Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Charles L. Oberholzer

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Charles L. "Charlie" Oberholzer, 75, a resident of Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center Nursing Home, Martinsburg, formerly of Greencastle, Pa., died Wednesday, April 14, 1999, at the center.

Born Dec. 30, 1923, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Lester A. and Lula Mae Lovell Oberholzer.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Annabelle B. Barnhart Oberholzer, whom he married in 1948. She died in 1990.

He attended the Shady Grove School.

He retired in 1990, from Greencastle Livestock Market as the caretaker. In his early life he worked on a farm in the Greencastle area. Afterwards he worked at Letterkenny Depot, Chambersburg, then at Landis Machine Company, Waynesboro.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Asian-Pacific Theater.

He was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church, Greencastle.

He was a member of Harry D. Ziegler V.F.W. Post 6319, Greencastle.

He is survived by one son, Charles L. Oberholzer, Jr. of Gettysburg, Pa.; one grandson, Shawn Acri of Liberty, Md.; two brothers, Byron L. Oberholzer of Hagerstown and Donald J. Oberholzer of Greencastle; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Miller-Grove Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St., Greencastle. Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg, Pa.

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

Memorial services will be conducted Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. by Harry D. Ziegler V.F.W., Greencastle.

Military graveside services will be conducted by the Honor Guard of the Charles M. Nitterhouse V.F.W. Post 1599, Chambersburg.

Victor L. McCoy

Victor Leo McCoy, 70, formerly of Resley Road, Hancock, died Saturday, April 17, 1999, at Colton Villa Nursing Home, Hagerstown.

Born Sept. 13, 1928, in Morgan County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Stanley B. and Mildred D. Ambrose McCoy.

He was retired from P.G.S., Corp. and U.S. Silica in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., as a bridge crane operator.

He was a member and past elder of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Hancock.

He was a member of Junior Order United American Mechanics Council 117, Berkeley Springs.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy L. Flowers McCoy, whom he married in 1971; and one step-daughter, Lisa Ann Flowers of Hancock.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Viola McBee, Evelyn Michael and Phyllis Kerns and two brothers, Lewis McCoy and Bruce McCoy.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. The Rev. Timothy Davis will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock and Wednesday one hour prior to the service at the church.

A service will be held Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. by Junior Order United American Mechanics Council 117 of Berkeley Springs.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart and Lung Association, 322-324 East Antietam Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

James H. Gregory

FREDERICK, Md. - James Hancock Gregory, 79, formerly of Myersville, Md., died Saturday, April 17, 1999, at Citizens Nursing Home, Frederick.

Born Jan. 26, 1920, in Charlottesville, Va., he was the son of the late Curry Wilmer and Mary Beverly Hancock Gregory.

He was a graduate of Frederick High School and he attended the Antonelli School of Photography, Philadelphia, Pa.

He was a local photographer for many years and was last employed by Farmers Cooperative, Frederick.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater as a member of the 775th Engineers Petroleum Distribution Company.

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