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Obituaries

June 24, 1999

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Frances R. Wempe

Frances R. Wolf Wempe, 78, who died Wednesday, June 23, 1999, lived at 911 Frederick St., Hagerstown.

 

Cynthia L. Horst

Cynthia L. Horst, 46, of Little Antietam Road, Hagerstown, who died Thursday, June 17, 1999, also is survived by an uncle.

Emory I. Williams

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Emory I. Williams, 63, of Mickey Inn Road, died Tuesday, June 22, 1999, at his home.

He was born March 14, 1936, in Cumberland County, Pa.

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He retired from James River in the spring of 1999 after 37 years.

He is survived by three sons, Rodney Williams of Thomasville, Pa., and Steve Williams and Greg Williams, both of Chambersburg; and five grandchildren.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, 297 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg. Chaplain Ron Cook will officiate. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be Monday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

James M. Miller

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - James M. Miller, 85, of Philadelphia Avenue, died Wednesday, June 23, 1999, at his home.

Born Aug. 12, 1913, in Mercersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late James G. and Maude Moore Miller.

He was a 1931 graduate of Mercersburg Academy; and a 1935 graduate of Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.

He was a management analyst for Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg. He retired in 1983. He previously had been employed by Fairchild Industries, Hagerstown, and wrote a sports column for the company's newsletter. He also had written a sports column for the Proprietor newspaper in Chambersburg.

He was a Presbyterian.

He was a member of BPO Elks No. 600 and Loyal Order of Moose No. 842, both of Chambersburg; and Rocky Spring Golf Club at Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Noelle King Miller, whom he married July 30, 1951; three daughters, Marjorie M. Moran of Colorado Springs, Colo., Elissa M. Derrickson of Parkton, Md., and Elaine M. Miller of Shippensburg, Pa.; a son, Michael F. Miller of Woodland Park, Colo.; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. Michael K. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.

Visitation will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to C.R.O.S.S. Inc., 712 Pinola Road, Shippensburg, PA 17257.

Aldine McNamee

Aldine "Dean" Niekirk McNamee, 70, of Pin Oak Road, Hagerstown, died Wednesday, June 23, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born July 1, 1928, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Charles William and Edith K. Niekirk McNamee.

He was a 1946 graduate of Hagerstown High School, where he was active in sports. Later he played semi-pro and pro baseball.

He was employed as a salesman with Keebler Co., retiring after 44 years.

He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church.

He was a member of Morris Frock Post No. 42 American Legion; Woodmen of the World; and T.P.A.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Madeline P. Spielman McNamee; a son, Timothy Dean McNamee of Hagerstown; and a grandson, Kelly C. McNamee of Hagerstown.

Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown. The Rev. Thomas L. Perry will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

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

Memorial donations may be made to St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 601 Washington Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Debra L. Safrit

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Debra Lemly Safrit, 47, of Oakwood Drive, died Thursday, June 24, 1999, at her home.

Born Jan. 19, 1952, in Salisbury, N.C., she was the daughter of Robert Baxter and Ruby Henrickson Lemly of Granite Quarry, N.C.

She was a graduate of East Rowan High School in Rockwell, N.C. She attended Piedmont Bible College of Winston-Salem, N.C.

She was last employed at the former Sun-Rise Mini-Mart in Mercersburg.

She was a member of Grace Bible Church of Greencastle, Pa., and a member of the Social Committee.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Charles R. Safrit, whom she married Nov. 18, 1971; a daughter, Kristin R. Safrit of Mercersburg; a son, Adam R. Safrit of Mercersburg; two sisters, Cathy Davis of Glen Allen, Va., and Lori Griffin of Rutherfordton, N.C.; and a brother, Duane Lemly of Raleigh, N.C.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle. The Revs. J. Herman Fisler and James L. Davis will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.

Visitation will be Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Franklin Unit, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Mercersburg.

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