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Obituaries

June 30, 1999

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Robert N. Perry

BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, Md. - Robert Nusz Perry, 76, of Potomac Avenue, died Tuesday, June 29, 1999, at Washington Hospital Center.

Born Dec. 12, 1922, in Frederick, Md., he was the son of the late John Oliver Perry and Myrtle Nusz Perry Cooper.

He retired from Fort Detrick where he had worked as a mechanic.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Air Force.

He was a member of DAV; and Francis Scott Key American Legion Post in Frederick.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Doris Haynes Perry.

Graveside services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Pleasant View Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Burkittsville, Md. The Rev. Gary Milburn will officiate.

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There will be no visitation.

Memorial donations may be made to Braddock Heights Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 320, Braddock Heights, MD 21714.

Fannie E. Oberholzer

NEW OXFORD, Pa. - Fannie E. Oberholzer, 86, of Cross Keys Brethren Home, and formerly of Tyrone Street, Greencastle, Pa., died Tuesday, June 29, 1999, at Cross Keys.

Born Oct. 21, 1912, in Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Linnie Kriner Oberholzer.

She had worked as a seamstress at Windsor Stocking Co., ASBA and GEM Garment Co., all formerly of Greencastle. She also had worked at the Stanley Co. of Chambersburg, Pa.; and Dorbey Garment Co., Hagerstown.

She was a member of Shank's Church of the Brethren near Greencastle.

She was a former member of Greencastle AARP No. 3025; and had attended Senior Center of Greencastle.

She is survived by four sisters, Mary A. Martin of Waynesboro, Pa., Frances M. Nicarry and Helen I. Gamby, both of Chambersburg, and Ethel G. Oberholzer of Cross Keys Village, New Oxford; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, William W. Oberholzer, Glenn G. Oberholzer and Harold H. Oberholzer.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Shank's Church of the Brethren on Shank's Church Road, Greencastle. The Revs. David Stahl and John Shelly Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday at 1 p.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Frances Leiter Center, 248 S. Fourth St., Chambersburg, PA 17201; or Alzheimers Association, Southcentral Pennsylvania Chapter, Building 2, Suite 321, 2001 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17102.

Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle.

Grace R. DeLauter

Grace Rae DeLauter, 91, of Scottish Court, and formerly of Greenberry Road, Hagerstown, died Wednesday, June 30, 1999, at her home.

Born April 28, 1908, in Wolfsville, she was the daughter of the late Daniel B. and Emma J. Tracy Leiboldt.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy W. DeLauter, in 1991.

She was employed by Moser Market in Smithsburg; and owned and operated Cavetown Market for 17 years.

She was a member of Gateway Ministries Church of God, Williamsport.

She is survived by three daughters, Evelyn R. Eccard of Wolfsville, Jane Kline of Smithsburg and Margaret Carr of Hagerstown; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sons, Roy C. DeLauter, Boyd D. DeLauter and Dickie D. DeLauter; three sisters, Alice Kline, Violet Manahan and Mary Taylor; a brother, Daniel Kieffer Leiboldt; and two grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Gateway Ministries Church of God, Route 63 and Kemps Mill Road, Williamsport. Pastors Alan M. Greijack and Gregory L. Reynolds will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Lydia T. Hollis

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Lydia T. Hollis, 80, of Martinsburg, died Tuesday, June 29, 1999, at City Hospital in Martinsburg.

Born Sept. 22, 1918, in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late John and Pansy Raney Armstrong.

She was employed as an engraver by Thompson's Trophy Shop in Harrisburg, Pa.

She was a member of St. Andrew's Church of Penbrook in Harrisburg.

She is survived by her husband, Phillip Thomas Hollis; a daughter, Sharon Wood of Homosassa, Fla.; a brother, Donald Armstrong of Riva, Md.; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Jeannette A. Ettinger.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. Curtis T. Lowry will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Barbara J. Seabolt

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