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August 03, 1999

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Wednesday, August 4, 1999 Edition




Mary F. Smallwood

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Mary F. Smallwood, 77, of Martinsburg, died Monday, Aug. 2, 1999, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born June 13, 1922, in Harrisburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Mary Mills Aldinger.

She was a member of Pikeside United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband, James W. Smallwood; a son, D. James Smallwood Sr. of Williamsport; three sisters, Ruth Herring of Gettysburg, Pa., and Susan Pope and Betty Gilreath, both of Harrisburg; two brothers, Phillip Aldinger and Stanley Aldinger, both of York Springs, Pa.; a grandson; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two granddaughters, Jill Smallwood and Stacey Smallwood.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. Daniel Montague will officiate. Burial will be in Paynes Chapel Cemetery, Ridgeway, W.Va.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Pikeside United Methodist Church, 100 Paynes Ford Road, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Rhoda B. Vantz

HANCOCK - Rhoda Belle Vantz, 85, of West High Street, died Monday, Aug. 2, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 21, 1914, in Fulton County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Reason Ralph and Dora Belle Thompson Younker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Guy Vantz, in 1959.

She retired in 1979 from Londontown Manufacturing as a seamstress and had formerly been employed with Jacobs Brothers.

She was a member of Hancock United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.

She was a member of Hancock Lioness Club; Hancock Historical Society; and Ladies Auxiliary of Webster B. Harrison Post No. 26 American Legion.

She is survived by two daughters, Marsha A. Dyer of Mercersburg, Pa., and Mary Belle Kent of Polk City, Fla.; a sister, Olive C. Powers of Hancock; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a stepson, Harold Vantz; six sisters, Nannie Suffecool, Linnie Johnson, Amber Pittman, Susie Bishop, Barbara Younker and Irene Younker; and three brothers, Mark Younker, Wade Younker and Edward Younker.

Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Hancock United Methodist Church, 168 W. Main St., Hancock. The Rev. Kenneth McDonald will officiate. Burial will be in Rehobeth United Methodist Cemetery, Tollgate Ridge, Mercersburg.

The family will receive friends today from 2 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock; and Thursday at 1 p.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Hancock Rescue Squad, Inc., 14734 Warfordsburg Road, Hancock, MD 21750.

Eleanor M. Kendle

Eleanor Marie Kendle, 78, of 18010 Putter Drive, Hagerstown, died Monday, Aug. 2, 1999, at Homewood Retirement Center in Williamsport.

Born April 19, 1921, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late William L. and Vera Crabill Myers.

She retired from Gabriel Industries.

She was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

She was a member of Hagerstown Senior Citizens.

She is survived by her husband, Lester G. Kendle; one daughter, Deborah Raines of Martinsburg, W.Va.; one son, William L. Kendle of Inwood, W.Va.; one brother, William C. Myers of Hagerstown; three grandchildren; three stepgranddaughters; and one great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Geraldine Crumbine.

Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Dennis L. Upton will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 322-324 E. Antietam St., Suite 306B, Hagerstown, MD 21740; or to American Diabetes Association, Maryland Area Office, 3120 Timanus Lane, Suite 106, Baltimore, MD 21244-2883.

Nettie M. Cosgrove

FREDERICK, Md. - Nettie Mabel Cosgrove, 78, of 1100 Poplar St., died Monday, Aug. 2, 1999, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Born Jan. 22, 1921, in Brunswick, Md., she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Minnie Stubs Jacobs.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, Robert C. Harding, in 1958; and Charles A. Cosgrove, in 1974.

She owned White Star Lunch on Market Street and White Star Lunch-N-Ette on Motter Avenue, both in Frederick.

She was a member of Flint Hill United Methodist Church in Adamstown, Md.

She is survived by a daughter, Linda K. Summers of Hagerstown; two sons, Thomas E. Harding of Frederick, and John W. Jacobs of Brunswick; a sister, Libby Abrecht of Phoenix; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a cousin; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Harry Jacobs, Clarence Jacobs, William Jacobs and infant Johnny Walter Jacobs; and an infant sister, Lucille Jacobs.

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