June 03, 1999

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Friday, June 4, 1999 Edition

Florence M. McCoy

CAMBRIA, Calif. - Florence MacMichael McCoy, 80, of Cambria and formerly of Hagerstown, died Friday, May 28, 1999, at her home.

Born in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Roy A. and Mary Wahl MacMichael Sr.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Sebryn Myers.

She pursued an acting and singing career at an early age, appearing in Potomac Playmakers Productions and on local radio shows.

After attending the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, she played a number of major roles in summer stock.


She appeared in the Broadway musicals "On the Town" and "Auntie Mame" in California.

She starred in "Out of the Frying Pan" on Broadway and later appeared in the movie version of "Young and Willing."

Her television shows included a number of Alfred Hitchcock shows; and, she was a regular on "My Three Sons" and "Mr. Ed".

She founded Studio Players in Sierra Madre, where she directed for many years and acted and directed at Pasadena Playhouse.

She is survived by her husband, James McCoy; a daughter, Anne Alstatt of Pasadena, Calif.; a son, Patrick Myers of Las Angeles; a sister, Jean Hussett of Hagerstown; a brother, Roy A. MacMichael Jr. of Hagerstown; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Amanda Alstatt.

Private graveside services and burial took place in Cambria.

Arrangements were by Benedit Rettey Mortuary, Cambria.

D. Jean Shannon

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - D. Jean Shannon, 62, of 4779 Charlestown Road, died Thursday, June 3, 1999, at her home.

Born Sept. 2, 1936, in Mercersburg, she was the daughter of the late Theodore E. and Helen Mummert Amsley.

She was a graduate of James Buchanan High School.

She worked for the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks in Carlisle, Pa., as a telephone operator and then as chief telephone operator. She retired in 1998. She received the Superior Civilian Service Award.

She was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Greencastle, Pa.

She is survived by two sisters, Gladys L. Hawbaker and Margaret A. Bowers, both of Mercersburg; three brothers, Charles W. Amsley of Mercersburg, Carl E. Amsley and Clarence D. Amsley, both of Greencastle; a close friend, Delores L. Keefer, with whom she lived; and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Theodore Amsley.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at First Assembly of God Church, 525 E. Leitersburg St. in Greencastle. The Revs. Walter G. Smith, Chad Stoecker and David Kent will officiate. Burial, will be in Fairview Cemetery in Mercersburg.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St. in Greencastle, and at the church at 10 a.m. Monday.


Dorothy M. Bergmann

MYERSVILLE, Md. - Dorothy M. Bergmann, 92, of Loy Wolfe Road, died Thursday, June 3, 1999, at her home.

Born Dec. 17, 1906, in Villa Ridge, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Francis M. and Amy Gould Dille.

She is survived by two daughters, Amy Ellis, with whom she lived, and Elizabeth Maloon of Greenville, Ohio; a son, Don Bergmann of Winchester, Ind.; a sister, Elizabeth Schwartz of Mount Vernon, Ill.; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be today at 7 p.m. at Ricketts Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Myersville. The Revs. David Dawson and Ronald Ellis will officiate.

Burial will be in Snell Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio.

The family will receive friends today from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the church or charity of choice.

Alice R. Dick

FAIRFIELD, Pa. - Alice Ruth McKee Dick, 96, of Fairfield, and formerly of Lima, Ohio, died Thursday, June 3, 1999, at Hillside Rest Home, Fairfield.

Born Jan. 10, 1903, in St. Mary's Township, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Edwin Carroll and Clara Louise Huenke McKee.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Leo Dick, in 1948. They were married June 10, 1931.

She was a homemaker; and worked for several Lima-area restaurants.

She was a member of South Side Christian Church, Good Samaritin Class, Mary Martha Class and Christian Women's Fellowship.

She was a member and past president of Ladies Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainsmen Lodge No. 559 (U.T.U.); a member of White Shrine of Jerusalem Shrine No. 20 of the Eastern Star; VFW Auxiliary Post No. 1275; and Navy Club Auxiliary Adam G. Steltzer Ship No. 9.

She is survived by a son, Harold E. Dick of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; a sister, Helen Colvin of St. Mary's, Ohio; three grandchildren, Donna Greenlese, Debbie Plantz and William Jeffery Dick; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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