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Obituaries

June 20, 1999

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Joseph E. Shively

QUINCY, Pa. - Joseph E. "Joe" Shively, 87, of Quincy Village Cottage and formerly of Waynesboro, Pa., died Sunday, June 20, 1999, at Caledonia Manor Nursing Home, Fayetteville, where he was a guest for the past week and a half.

Born Oct. 19, 1911, near Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late H. Wallace and Olive J. Duffield Shively Sr.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna C. Curfman Shively, in 1969. They were married in 1938. He was preceded in death by his second wife, Laura Zigner Mort Shively, in 1991. They were married in 1971.

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He was a 1929 graduate of Chambersburg High School. He received his bachelor of science degree in education from Shippensburg University in 1933; and later received his master's degree from Western Maryland College.

He taught for the Waynesboro School District for 43 years; and the last 35 years he taught at Waynesboro Senior High School. He served as the head of the science department for many years. He served as athletic advisor at the high school for a number of years and also was the faculty advisor for the year book staff and a class advisor.

He served as a part-time life insurance agent for Provident Mutual Life Insurance Company for more than 55 years.

He was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waynesboro, where he served on the church council for a number of years, as chairman of the church legal committee and was a member of the church ushers club.

He served on the board of directors of the Teacher's Credit Union for more than 30 years. He was an organizer and coordinator of AARP Medicare Supplemental Aid Program at the Senior Citizens Center in Waynesboro. In 1986, he received the National Outstanding Community Service Award from both AARP and the National Retired Teachers Association.

He was a member of National AARP; former North Chapter No. 739 AARP of Waynesboro; served as chairman of the Legal and Health Care Committee, Waynesboro Historical Society; was a member of the National Educational Association; Pennsylvania Education Association; Pennsylvania Association of Retired Employees; National Science Teachers Association; and the Franklin County Retired School Employees.

He is survived by his third wife, Rebecca L. Lessard Price Shively, whom he married Jan. 12, 1993; a daughter, Carolyn Guerrina of Cochranville, Pa.; a son, Curtis A. Shively of Bethesda, Md.; a stepdaughter, Kathy Helfrick of Waynesboro; a stepson, Donald Mort of Colorado; three sisters, Bernice "Betty" Cropper of Harrisburg, Pa., Jane Sponseller of Chambersburg and Harriett "Hattie" Dunkle of Hummelstown, Pa.; two brothers, James H. Shively Sr. of Chambersburg and H. Wallace "Pete" Shively Jr. of Williamsport; four grandchildren; a step-grandson; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Shively.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Evangelical Lutheran Church, 43 S. Church St., Waynesboro. The Rev. C. Albert Guyer will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Wednesday one hour before the services at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Evangelical Lutheran Church, 43 S. Church St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Arrangements are by Grove Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

George W. Ault

JEFFERSON, Md. - George William Ault, 76, of Jefferson, died Sunday, June 20, 1999, at his daughter's home in Kearneysville, W.Va.

Arrangements will be announced Tuesday by Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

Irvin D. Dawson

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Irvin Dudley Dawson, 67, of Martinsburg, died Friday, June 18, 1999, at City Hospital, Martinsburg.

He was the son of the late Irvin C. and Lucille M. Dawson.

He was a 1949 graduate of Washington Irving High School in Clarksburg, W.Va.

He retired from IBM after 37 years.

He was of the Methodist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra A. Allman Dawson; three daughters, Belinda Raney, Suzanne Divine and Jennifer Butts, all of Martinsburg; three sons, Jeffrey Dawson of Martinsburg, Thomas I. Dawson of Tomahawk, W.Va. and Curtis Dawson of Preston County, W.Va.; two sisters, Jean Martin of Winchester, Va., and Katherine Kirk of Man, W.Va.; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Rosedale Funeral Chapel, 2060 Rosedale Road, Martinsburg. The Rev. Walter Bowers will officiate.

The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 300 Scott Ave., Morgantown, WV 26502; or Ronald McDonald House, 841 Country Club Drive, Morgantown, WV 26502.

Mary Wampler

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Mary "Ethel" Wampler, 80, of Fifth Avenue, died Sunday, June 20, 1999, at Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.

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