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Obituaries

July 07, 1999

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Aldo S. Torboli Sr.

BOONSBORO - Aldo Silvio Torboli Sr., 88, of Mountain Laurel Road, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born June 25, 1911, in McKeesport, Pa., he was the son of the late Archida and Josephine Palevorena Torboli.

He was a self-employed tool grinder in the Washington, D.C., area until 1958, when he opened a barbershop in Landover, Md. He then operated a barbershop in Boonsboro until his retirement in 1985.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II, serving with the military police.

He was a member of Disabled American Veterans in Hagerstown; and had volunteered at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

He is survived by his wife, Annie C. DiVincenzo Torboli, whom he married in 1948; two sons, Aldo S. Torboli Jr. of Bunker Hill, W.Va., and Joseph A. Torboli of Boonsboro; a sister, Lydia Cosi of Domenza, Italy; a brother, Adone Torboli of Tione, Italy; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

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

Mary K. Naylor

Mary Kathrine Naylor, 80, of West Washington Street in Hagerstown, died Tuesday, July 6, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Aug. 26, 1918, in Summit Point, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Edna R. Lloyd Roberts.

She was employed by L'Aiglon Manufacturing.

She was a member of Salem Reformed Church.

She was a member of Wacohu Grange for 50 years.

She is survived by her husband, Luther W. Naylor; a son, Norman Naylor of Hagerstown; a sister, Dorothy Ramsburg of Charleston, W.Va.; two grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; a niece, and cousins.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Revs. Sharon Forbes and J. Clark Hayes will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

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

Cora B. Fahnestock

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Cora B. Fahnestock, 90, of Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and formerly of Lincoln Drive, Fayetteville, died Tuesday, July 6, 1999, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born May 29, 1909, in Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth Smith Peters.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Fahnestock, in 1979.

She worked at H.J. Heinz Co. in Chambersburg for 45 years.

She was a former member of St. John United Church of Christ, Chambersburg, Pa.

She is survived by a daughter, Patsy A. Barnhart of Fayetteville; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and seven brothers.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, 297 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg. The Rev. Ronald E. Dull will officiate.

Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mary L. Moore

WARMINSTER, Pa. - Mary Louise Newcomer Moore, 102, of Warminster, and formerly of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., died Monday, July 5, 1999, at her home.

Born Aug. 4, 1896, in Evart, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Rev. John C. and Celeste Brackett Newcomer.

She was in the first graduating class of Harpers Ferry High School, in 1915. She was a graduate of Bates College; and earned her master's degree from Columbia University.

She retired as a social worker from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare after 34 years.

She is survived by a daughter, Betty L. Snyder of Warminster; three grandchildren, Elise Natali, Gregory Schiller and Timothy Schiller; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Daniel Newcomer, Lionel Newcomer and John Newcomer.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Bolivar United Methodist Church, Bolivar, W.Va. The Rev. Jim Hamrick will officiate. Burial will be in Harper Cemetery, Harpers Ferry.

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

Arrangements are by Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry.

Mary E. Devonshire

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Mary Etta Devonshire, 79, of Martinsburg, died Monday, July 5, 1999, at City Hospital in Martinsburg.

Born Jan. 22, 1920, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late William and Mary Elizabeth Cole Devonshire.

She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, and was a member of the Usher Board, Kitchen Committee, Flower Committee and Lydia Circle.

She is survived by a sister, Margaret Wright of Harrisburg, Pa.; a brother, James Devonshire of Scranton, Pa.; nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by 11 sisters and brothers.

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