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Obituaries

August 06, 1999

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Friday, August 6, 1999 Edition




Cole F. Hanlon Jr.

Cole F. Hanlon Jr., 59, of Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 31, 1939, in San Antonio, Texas, he was the son of the late Cole Hanlon Sr. and Lillian Flores Hanlon.

He was employed by Chevy Chase Bank of Laurel, Md., as an ATM coordinator.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps/Army for 21 years, with two tours in Vietnam.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hagerstown.

He received military medals including the Vietnam Campaign Medal.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Leier Hanlon; a daughter, Cathy Sellar of Hagerstown; a son, Mike Hanlon of Hagerstown; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

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Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, 106 S. Mercer St., Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Burial will be in Rocky Gap Cemetery near Cumberland, Md., with full military honors.

Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Sidney H. Charles

Sidney Hopkins Charles, 91, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 15, 1908, in Charlton, Md., he was the son of the late John and Susan Carr Charles.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Winola M. Charles, in 1993.

He was a 1928 graduate of Hagerstown High School and a 1932 graduate of Blue Ridge College in New Windsor, Md.

He was employed by Fairchild Industries for 30 years.

He and his wife owned and operated Park View Cabin Snack Bar in Shafer Park, Boonsboro.

He was a member of Park Road Bible Church and was active in funding Christian organizations.

A musician, he was a banjo player and band leader. He wrote, published and recorded music for Hilltop Records of California.

He participated in Johns Hopkins Cardio Vascular Health study for 11 years.

He is survived by a daughter, Carole M. Leiboldt of State Line, Pa.; and a grandson, Timothy W. Leiboldt of State Line.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Helen Ankeney, Inez Haller, Frances Marston and Madge Holt; and four brothers, Eugene Charles, Clark Charles, Jay Charles and a twin brother, Seth Charles.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Revs. Ron Key and John Taylor will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Park Road Bible Church, 750 Park Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Robert E. Meyer Jr.

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Pfc. Robert E. "Bobby" Meyer Jr., 20, of 137 S. Broad St., died Thursday, Aug. 5, 1999, of injuries sustained in a car accident on West Main Street, Waynesboro.

Born March 28, 1979, in Junction City, Kan., he was the son of Robert E. Sr. and Maureen M. St. Clair Meyer of Waynesboro.

He was a 1997 graduate of Waynesboro Area Senior High School.

He served in the U.S. Army, working in satellite communications.

He was active in the Fort Ritchie Boy Scout Troop, Cascade. He volunteered with the Special Olympics.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a son, Devin Dick of South Mountain, Pa.; maternal grandparents, John and Faye Rhodes Gatrell of Hagerstown; maternal great-grandmother, Ruth Keefer Rhodes of Keedysville; paternal grandparents, Edgar and Dolores Dulac Meyer of Sacramento, Calif.; a twin sister and brother, Shayne M. Meyer and Shane R. Meyer, both of Waynesboro; a half sister, Candice E. Mowbray of Hagerstown; three aunts; an uncle; and cousins.

Services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. CH (CPT) Stanley D. Arnold will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro, with graveside services by the U.S. Army.

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

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Children's Aid Society of Franklin County, 255 Miller St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

 

Patricia K. Talbott

INWOOD, W.Va. - Patricia K. Talbott, 50, of Inwood, died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 1999, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born July 12, 1949, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Roy and Hermia Funk Hansrote.

She was a graduate of Martinsburg High School.

She was employed by the Internal Revenue Service.

She was a member of Chapter No. 738 Women of the Moose.

She is survived by her husband, Ronald A. Talbott Sr.; a daughter, Rhonda A. Ellis of Martinsburg; a son, Ronald A. Talbott Jr. of Martinsburg; a sister, JoAnn Keedy of Goose Creek, S.C.; four brothers, Roy C. Hansrote Jr., Stanley Hansrote and Reggie Hansrote, all of Martinsburg, and James Hansrote of Aurora, Ohio; and three grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday at noon at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

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