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Obituaries

September 20, 1999

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Tuesday, September 21, 1999 Edition




Mary K. Bard

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Mary K. Bard, 91, a resident of Menno Haven Nursing Home, and formerly of 601 L.W.E, died Monday, Sept. 20, 1999, at the nursing home.

Born Jan. 2, 1908, in McConnellsburg, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Sarah Knauff.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lynn S. Bard, in 1995.

She was a 1929 graduate of Juniata College. She received her master's degree from Drexel University.

She worked as a teacher and librarian in Irvington (N.J.) High School.

She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, McConnellsburg.

She was a member of the Auxiliary of McConnellsburg American Legion, Fulton County Historical Society, Friends of the Library and McConnellsburg Garden Club.

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She is survived by one daughter, Carole Helman of Chambersburg; one son, Paul N. Bard of Strattonville, Pa.; one sister, Mildred McCormick of DeWittville, N.Y.; five grandchildren; two nieces and five nephews.

Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, McConnellsburg. The Rev. Barron Barley will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday at 9 a.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Fulton County Library, 227 N. First St., McConnellsburg, PA 17233; or to St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 203 E. Walnut St., McConnellsburg, PA 17233.

Effie C. Geedy

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Effie C. Locke Geedy, 73, of 876 Sollenberger Road, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999, at her home.

Born July 4, 1926, in Saltillo, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Cora Jaymes.

She worked for Howard Johnson's Restaurant in Path Valley, Pa., as a waitress. She and her second husband owned and operated Stanley Steamer Carpet Cleaning in Chambersburg.

She is survived by two daughters, Virginia Lake of Mercersburg, Pa., and Cathy Schaffer of Chambersburg; one son, James Locke Jr. of Edenville, Pa.; one sister, Isabelle Gearhart of Hagerstown; two brothers, Richard Jaymes of Mount Vernon, Ohio, and George Jaymes of Miamisburg, Ohio; seven grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Locke; and a brother, Sherman Jaymes.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 6492 Lincoln Way West, St. Thomas, Pa. The Revs. Clarence Dehart Jr. and John Semple will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

Margaret R. Crider

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Margaret R. Crider, 83, of 4716 Altenwald Road, died Monday, Sept. 20, 1999, at her home.

Born March 23, 1916, in Shippensburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Samuel L. and Mary Ellen Bigler Tarner.

She worked at The U-Wanna-Wash Frock Co., formerly of Shippensburg.

She was a member of Peoples Gospel Tabernacle, Hagerstown, and The Jolly Sixties Group at the Open Door Church, Chambersburg.

She is survived by her husband, George F. Crider Jr.; three daughters, Julia McKee and Frances D. Crider, both of Shippensburg, and June M. LeMaster of Florida; one son, Paul F. Crider Sr. of Newville, Pa.; one sister, Gladys M. Hershey of Shippensburg; 13 grandchildren and great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Shippensburg. The Rev. Russell Huffman will officiate. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at Peoples Gospel Tabernacle, Security Road, Hagerstown; and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Franklin County Unit, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201; or Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Mark W. Dabbs

BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - Mark Wayne Dabbs, 38, of Bunker Hill, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born June 5, 1961, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of Ronald David Sr. and Ruby C. Albright Barrett of Martinsburg, W.Va.

He was a member of Open Arms Ministry.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Mary Fravel Dabbs; four daughters, Casey R. Dabbs and Destiny L. Dabbs, both of Martinsburg, Jenny W. Newcomb and Jessica W. Newcomb, both at home; one son, John W. Newcomb at home; six sisters, Debbie Jones, Robin McNulty, Elizabeth N. Barrett, Rebecca E. Barrett and Rachel L. Barrett, all of Martinsburg, and Laurie Risley of Gerrardstown, W.Va.; four brothers, Ken Dabbs of Winchester, Va., Ronald Barrett Jr. of Inwood, W.Va., Robert Barrett and John P. Barrett, both of Martinsburg; grandmother, Ruby C. Albright of Martinsburg; and nieces and nephews.

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