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Obituaries

November 24, 1999

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William E. Snyder

YUMA, Ariz. - William Edward Snyder, 72, of 2266 E. Twenty-Seventh Lane, and formerly of Chambersburg, Pa., died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1999, at La Mesa Care Center in La Mesa, Ariz.

Born April 9, 1927, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Edward B. and Mary B. Sites Snyder.

He was a program manager for the U.S. Army DARCOM LSSA at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, retiring in 1985.

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

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Yuma, was an Adult Sunday School teacher, deacon and financial adviser. He had been a member of King Street United Brethren Church in Chambersburg.

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He was a member of Disabled American Veterans; the American Legion; was a past commissioner of Boy Scouts of America; and helped organize Hamilton Heights Troop in Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Stumbaugh Snyder, whom he married Feb. 6, 1948; a daughter, Susan Snyder Hernandez of Yuma; two sons, William T. Snyder of Miami, Fla., and Edward A. Snyder of Yuma; a sister, Mildred Snyder Ritter of Norristown, Pa.; a brother, John E. Snyder of Reisterstown, Md.; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Maybelle Snyder Grim; and a granddaughter.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road in Chambersburg. The Revs. William T. Snyder and Paul B. Baker will officiate. Burial will be in Chambersburg Mennonite Cemetery.

There will be no public viewing; the family will receive friends Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

A memorial service will be Friday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 101 W. 26th St. in Yuma. The Rev. Frank McCutcheon will officiate.

Memorial donations may be made to The Baker Center at King Street United Brethren Church, 172 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201; or Calvary Baptist School, 101 W. 26th St., Yuma, AZ 85364.

Daisy P. Powers

HANCOCK - Daisy P. Powers, 76, of Roberts Road, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 22, 1923, in Boswell, Pa., she was the daughter of the late William G. and Sadie Graham Barnhart.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Hancock United Methodist Church in Hancock.

She is survived by her husband, Donald F. Powers of Hancock; two sisters, Rosalie Barnhart of Hagerstown and Mary Mellott of Orlando, Fla.; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two infant sons; three sisters, Ethel Bowers, Vada Cubbage and Violet Himes; and three brothers, Willard Barnhart, Harry Barnhart and Herbert Barnhart.

Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St. in Hancock. The Rev. Robert G. Brennan Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park in Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hancock United Methodist Church, 168 W. Main St., Hancock, MD 21750.

Charlotte L. Ridenour

Charlotte L. Ridenour, 66, of 13804 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 21, 1933, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Willis Powell and Edna Grace Snyder Van Metre.

She was employed by Express Cleaners.

She was a Protestant.

She is survived by her husband, William D. "Dub" Ridenour; three daughters, Barbara A. Luther and Patti L. Goble, both of Hagerstown, and Donna L. Turner of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; three sons, Mark J. Grim, Michael A. Grim and William D. Ridenour II, all of Hagerstown; a sister, Minnie M. McGowan of Hagerstown; two brothers, Charles A. Van Metre of Downsville and Thomas S. Van Metre of Hagerstown; and 13 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Douglas L. Grim; and a brother, Willis K. Van Metre.

Services will be Friday at 8:30 p.m. at Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, 40 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Lauren H. Lay will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society of Washington County, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Dorothy M. Rogers

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dorothy Mary Ann Rogers, 72, of 978 Scotland Ave., died Thursday, Nov. 24, 1999, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born March 31, 1927, in Escanaba, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Alfonze and Justina Laplum.

She worked as an office custodian.

She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Chambersburg.

She was a member of Military Order of the Purple Heart; Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14 in Beloit, Wis.; a volunteer driver for the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in Madison, Wis.; and a member of AMVETS 224 Ladies Auxiliary in Chambersburg.

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