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Obituaries

July 13, 1999

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Paul L. Hissong

QUINCY, Pa. - Paul Leslie Hissong, 87, of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of McDowell Road, Greencastle, Pa., died Monday, July 12, 1999, at the home.

Born Feb. 3, 1912, in Montgomery Township, Pa., he was the son of the late David Leslie and Fannie S. Gayman Hissong.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Emma Gertrude Meyers Hissong, in 1970. They were married Feb. 7, 1934. He was preceded in death by his second wife, Marguerite Ramley Clipp Hissong, in 1981. They were married Feb. 26, 1972.

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He attended Scotland, Pa., schools and Peter Township School.

He owned and operated his own farms for more than 50 years, first in Mercersburg, Pa., and then in Greencastle.

He was a member of St. Stephen's United Church of Christ, Upton, Pa., and was a deacon.

He was a member of Westernaires Square Dance Club in Hagerstown; Cadabouts Square Dance Club; Curley Q's Square Dance Club; and Whirley Birds Square Dance Club, all in Chambersburg, Pa.; Ruritan Club in Shady Grove, Pa.; and Greencastle Senior Citizens.

He is survived by three daughters, Carolyn L. Waltz and Pamela J. Bragunier, both of Greencastle, and Thelma A. Rosenquist of Maastricht, Netherlands; two sons, Daryl L. Hissong of Green Bay, Wis., and Kevin P. Hissong of Greencastle; three sisters, Mildred Musselman of Hagerstown, Mae Keener of Mercersburg and Marie Musselman of Greencastle; two brothers, Glenn Hissong and Marvin Hissong, both of Mercersburg; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Fay E. Burkett; and a brother, Ray Hissong.

Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Stephen's United Church of Christ, Greencastle. Pastor Carole A. Kipe will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Miller-Grove Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St., Greencastle.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen's United Church of Christ, 5573 Buchanan Trail West, Greencastle, PA 17225; or American Heart Association, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

George L. Siebert

George Lee Siebert, 58, of Ivy Way in Hagerstown, died Tuesday, July 13, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born June 25, 1941, in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of Treva Z. Eckert Siebert Martz of Humelstown, Pa., and the late Arthur L. Siebert.

He was a 1959 graduate of North Hagerstown High School. He was a graduate of Hagerstown Junior College, the University of Maryland and the FBI Academy.

He worked as director of security for the Hagerstown Housing Authority. He retired as captain of the Hagerstown City Police Department.

He served in the U.S. Air Force.

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

He was a member of North American Rod and Gun Club; Western Maryland Sportsman Association; Colts Corral; Fraternal Order of Police; Thomas Pangborn Lodge No. 88; Clear Spring American Legion Joseph C. Herbert Post No. 222.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Faye Marie Siebert; a daughter, Robin R. Vogel of Hagerstown; a son, David L. Siebert of Hagerstown; a stepbrother, Gary Martz of Jacksonville, Fla.; and three grandchildren.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 601 Washington Ave., Hagerstown. The Revs. David B. Kaplan and Stephen D. Robison will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Washington County Unit, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Carol B. Barbour

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Carol B. Spiker Barbour, 82, of Martinsburg, died Monday, July 12, 1999, at Heartland of Martinsburg.

Born Oct. 31, 1916, in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Guy and Blanche Sibole Racey.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Delmont M. Spiker.

She retired from Perfection Garment Co. after 47 years.

She was a Protestant.

She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by three sisters, Jaundry A. Batterson of Westlake Village, Calif., Nema Brown and Neta Racey, both of Martinsburg; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Vista Roberts and Wana Weidman; and two brothers, Kenzel Racey and Kayman Racey.

Graveside services will be Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Gerrardstown Presbyterian Cemetery. The Rev. William C. Starr will officiate.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg.

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

Orrin W. Ehrhart

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