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Obituaries

September 13, 1999

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Monday, September 13, 1999 Edition




Frank Forney Jr.

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Frank Forney Jr., 67, of 118 N. Franklin St., and formerly of Harbaugh Avenue, died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born March 1, 1932, in Shippensburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Frank C. and Elizabeth M. O'Donnell Forney Sr.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty L. Varner Forney, in 1993. They were married Oct. 1, 1955.

He attended Hooverville School.

He was employed by Bonded Applicators in Waynesboro, as a laborer. Later, he was employed in the foundry of Landis Tool Company in Waynesboro; and then as a security guard for Pinkerton-Burns of Chambersburg, Pa. Prior to retiring in 1993, he was a forklift operator for Knouse Foods in Chambersburg.

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He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a recipient of the Korean Service Medal with two bronze stars; the United Nations Service Medal; the National Defense Service Medal; the Occupational Medal (Japan); and the Good Conduct Medal.

He was a member of Joe Stickell American Legion Post No. 15; and William Max McLaughlin VFW Post No. 695, both of Waynesboro.

He is survived by three daughters, Judy M. Haines and Bessie M. Forney, both of Waynesboro and Brenda K. Dennis of Fayetteville, Pa.; two sons, Michael S. Forney of Waynesboro and Brian L. Forney of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; three brothers, Robert A. Forney and Lester Beltz of Tomstown, Pa. and Clarence Beltz of Mount Aetna, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Billy Joe Forney; and four brothers, Leon Forney, Clyde Forney, Harry Forney and John Forney.

Services will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St. in Waynesboro. Pastor Donald Conley will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Ernest L. Fishel Jr.

Ernest Lee Fishel Jr., 60, a resident of Avalon Manor Health Care Center, and formerly of 819 Dale St., Hagerstown, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Sept. 28, 1938, in Greenway, Va., he was the son of the late Ernest Lee and Maye Martin Fishel.

He was employed by Goodwill Industries; and Victor Products.

He was a member of Peoples Gospel Tabernacle.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia A. Fishel.

A memorial service will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Pastor Russell E. Huffman will officiate. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing.

George A. Reisher

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - George Alan Reisher, 51, of Molers Crossroads, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, at his home.

Born April 11, 1948, in Huntingdon, Pa., he was the son of Dolores Hess Reisher of Chambersburg, Pa. and the late George Shull Reisher.

He was a self-employed master carpenter.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a sister, Susan A. Reisher of Chambersburg; and a niece.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401; or War Memorial Hospital, 1124 Fairfax St., Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

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

H. Watson Drummond

CLEARVILLE, Pa. - Howard Watson Drummond, 58, of Pepperdine Road, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at UPMC Bedford Memorial.

Born Nov. 26, 1940, in Craig County, Va., he was the son of the late Ernest L. and Lottie Lee Perry Drummond.

He attended Loudon County High School in Leesburg, Va.

He was a truck driver for Allied Van Lines in Hagerstown, until his retirement in 1994.

He was of the Protestant faith.

He is survived by his wife, Martha M. Farr Drummond, whom he married Jan. 10, 1961; five children, Howard W. Drummond Jr. of Cascade, Md., Debbie L. Ferrell of Jefferson, Md., Jeff E. Drummond of Breezewood, Pa., Regina M. Hall of Everett, Pa. and Timothy O. Drummond of Clearville; a sister, Thelma Linsey of Inwood, W.Va.; a brother, Charles Drummond of Charles Town, W.Va.; 13 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Billy Drummond, Eugene Drummond and Allen Drummond; and a grandson.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Dalla Valle Funeral Chapel on Main Street in Everett. The Rev. Pat Murphy will officiate. Burial will be in Union Memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

George L. Lightner

George Levi Lightner, 84, of Hagerstown, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

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