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November 29, 1999

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Dorothy R. Wynkoop

FREDERICK, Md. - Dorothy Ruth Wynkoop, 74, of 507 Edenton Retirement Center, and formerly of Petersville, Md., died Monday, Nov. 29, 1999, at her home.

Born July 17, 1925, in Trego, Md., she was the daughter of the late Oscar Charles and Maude Webber Boyer.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 32 years, Jay Wynkoop, in 1982.

She retired in 1981 from C&P Telephone Co. after 37 years of service.

She was of the Protestant faith.

She was a member of Telephone Pioneers of America, Home Chapter Women of the Moose, Frederick and AARP.

She is survived by one niece, Joyce Page of Myersville, Md. She was the last of her immediate family.

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Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Md. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate. Burial will be in Locust Valley Bible Church Cemetery, Middletown, Md.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. For the convenience of friends the funeral home will be open Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Frederick County Chapter of the American Cancer Society, 1011 E. Patrick St., Suite B, Frederick, MD 21701.

Dorothy R. Wynkoop

FREDERICK, Md. - Dorothy Ruth Wynkoop, 74, of 507 Edenton Retirement Center, and formerly of Petersville, Md., died Monday, Nov. 29, 1999, at her home.

Born July 17, 1925, in Trego, Md., she was the daughter of the late Oscar Charles and Maude Webber Boyer.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 32 years, Jay Wynkoop, in 1982.

She retired in 1981 from C&P Telephone Co. after 37 years of service.

She was of the Protestant faith.

She was a member of Telephone Pioneers of America, Home Chapter Women of the Moose, Frederick and AARP.

She is survived by one niece, Joyce Page of Myersville, Md. She was the last of her immediate family.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Md. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate. Burial will be in Locust Valley Bible Church Cemetery, Middletown, Md.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. For the convenience of friends the funeral home will be open Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Frederick County Chapter of the American Cancer Society, 1011 E. Patrick St., Suite B, Frederick, MD 21701.

Cecil M. Oberholzer

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Cecil M. Oberholzer, 75, of 11532 Worleytown Road, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 1999, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born March 4, 1924, in Washington Township, near Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Preston W. Sr. and Esther A. Hoover Oberholzer.

He was preceded in death by his first wife whom he married in 1942, Betty J. Shimer Oberholzer, in 1975.

He attended the Hollowell School in Greencastle School District.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a corporal in the 5th Ranger Battalion serving in the European Theater.

Following the military he worked construction on his own for a number of years and then worked for Lanehart Construction Co., Greencastle. He then worked at Frick Co., Waynesboro, for 10 years and then returned to construction work.

He is survived by his second wife, whom he married in 1983, Joan V. Mowen Oberholzer; two daughters, Gloria J. Wachter of Zullinger, Pa., and Pamela L. Beaver of Greencastle; four sons, John M. Oberholzer , Michael D. Oberholzer and Gregory Z. Oberholzer, all of Greencastle and Brian K. Oberholzer of Chambersburg; four stepdaughters, Beverly S. Brindle of Greencastle, Lori A. Gibson of Sanford, N.C., Susan M. Woodal of McConnellsburg, Pa., and Kimberly S. Smith of Seven Springs, N.C.; three stepsons, Walter E. Morrison of Chambersburg, Gregory L. Smith of Fort Loudon, Pa., and Michael T. Smith of Hanover, Pa.; two sisters, Velma V. Gossert of Quincy, Pa., and Gloria G. Martz of Waynesboro; two brothers, Preston W. Oberholzer Jr. of Greencastle and Ronald E. Oberholzer of Waynesboro; 10 grandchildren; 14 step-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Timothy W. Oberholzer; two sisters, Janet Vanderau and Emma Oberholzer; five brothers, Reginald H. Oberholzer, Samuel O. Oberholzer, Maurice J. Oberholzer, R. Dean Oberholzer and Lloyd Oberholzer.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Miller-Grove Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St., Greencastle. The Rev. Victor E. Miller will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

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

Naomi R. Harbaugh

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