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November 16, 1999

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Wednesday, November 17, 1999 Edition




Anna E. Reese

Anna E. Reese, 74, formerly of 7 E. Washington St., died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 1999, at Julia Manor Health Care Center, Hagerstown.

Born Sept. 24, 1925, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Arley C. and Sylvia L. Garrett Barry.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Reese, in 1967.

She is survived by one son, Milton W. Huyett of Chambersburg, Pa.; one sister, Beulah Roberts of Silver Spring, Md.; and three grandchildren.

Services will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The Rev. J. Norman Mayer will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport.

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Visitation will be Thursday 30 minutes before the services.

Mary E. McNew

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Mary E. McNew, 74, of Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and formerly of Fayetteville, Pa., died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 1999, at the rehabilitation center.

Born May 6, 1925, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of Janet Mitchell of Falling Spring Nursing Home and the late Arthur P. Frey.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clark A. McNew, in January 1999. They were married Feb. 1, 1958.

She was a 1945 graduate of Chambersburg High School.

She was a secretary at Mount Cydonia Sand Co. in Fayetteville.

She served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

She was a member of First Church of God in Chambersburg.

She sang with Gospel Sounds.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by a son, Ronald C. McNew of Waynesboro, Pa.; two stepdaughters, Peggy A. Reiley and Bonnie L.H. Hulock, both of Chambersburg; two sisters, Ruth Rotz Comer of Fort Myers, Fla., and Nellie Corwell of Fayetteville; a stepsister, Trudy Frey Bittinger; a stepbrother, Robert Allen Frey; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her stepmother, Bertha Shade Frey; a sister; and a brother.

Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road in Chambersburg. The Rev. K. Hull Byers will officiate. Burial will be in Gipes Grove Cemetery in Pennsylvania.

Visitation will be Thursday at noon at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to First Church of God Building Fund, 339 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Joseph W. Webb

Joseph William Webb, 85, of 13522 Paradise Drive, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 1999, at Coffman Nursing Home.

Born March 25, 1914, in Pondsville, Md., he was the son of the late John William Webb Sr. and Anna May Swope Webb.

He was employed by Fairchild Aircraft and retired from Mack Trucks in 1979.

He was a member of First Brethren Church.

A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served in World War II in the Pacific.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Ellen Beall Webb; one daughter, JoEleanor Webb of Hagerstown; one brother, John William Webb Jr. of Hagerstown; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Rosie Cunningham, Leona Keadle, Betty Dandelski and Helen Webb; and five brothers, Wesley Webb, Merrick Webb, Charles Webb, Marshall Webb and George Webb.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown. The Rev. Bruce Foster will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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

Lawrence H. Muesing

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Lawrence H. Muesing, 75, of Woods Resort, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 1999, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Sept. 1, 1924, in Indianapolis, he was the son of the late Charles and Louise Roessner Muesing.

He attended John Herron Art Institute, Indiana University; and The Institute of Design at Illinois Institute of Technology.

He was employed as a package designer at Container Corporation of America; and Sears Roebuck Co. He then joined the faculty of The Institute of Design at Illinois Institute of Technology and taught a course in graphics and package imaging at the University of Chicago. He established Lawrence Muesing Design.

A veteran of World War II, he serving in the U.S. Army Air Force in the Pacific.

He attended Hedges Chapel in Hedgesville. He was a member and deacon of Winnetka Presbyterian Church and a member of Winnetka Bible Church in Illinois.

He received 28 awards from the Package Designers Council; Society of Typographic Arts; American Institute of Graphic Arts; The Art Directors Club of Chicago, and New York; and The National Hardware Institute. His work was published in national and international publications.

He presented workshops for the National Packaging Institute Expo. at McCormick Place in Chicago and judged the E.I. Dupont National Packaging Student Competition at Illinois Institute of Technology.

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