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Obituaries

December 05, 1999
(Page 5 of 7)

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver N. Long, in 1986.

She was a 1934 graduate of Alleghany High School, Cumberland.

She had been employed at the former Celanese Corp. of America, Cumberland, as an examiner.

She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church, Chambersburg.

She is survived by one brother, Melvin Woolford of Delaware, Ohio; four nieces and one nephew.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl Woolford and Vernon Woolford.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Indian Mount Cemetery, Romney, W.Va. The Rev. Dana Umbel will officiate. Burial will be in Indian Mount Cemetery, Romney.

In keeping with her request, there will be no public viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Menno Haven, 2075 Scotland Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Inc., Chambersburg.

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Clair W. Allison

BLAIRS MILLS, Pa. - Clair W. Allison, 84, of Allison Road, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 1999, at his home.

Born Dec. 10, 1914, in East Waterford, Pa., he was the son of the late Howard W. and Lilly M. Armstrong Allison.

He was employed with Local Union 404, Harrisburg, Pa., as an iron worker.

He was a member of United Methodist Church, Richvale, Pa.

He was a member of East Waterford Fire Company, and Senior Citizens of Shade Gap, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Clayton Allison, whom he married in 1933; one daughter, Dorothy Hutchinson of Seneca Falls, N.Y.; five sons, Clyde Allison of Neelyton, Pa., Clair Allison of Mifflintown, Pa., Donald Allison of Shade Gap, Dean Allison of East Waterford and Robert Allison of Spring Run, Pa.; 17 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, William Allison.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at John L. Agett Funeral Home, 18875 Main St., Dry Run, Pa. The Rev. Virginia Eminhizer will officiate. Burial will be in Shade Valley Cemetery, Richvale.

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

Emerson M. Bowman

BOONSBORO - Emerson M. Bowman, 75, of Lakin Ave. Ext., died Saturday, Dec. 4, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Feb. 9, 1924, in Smithsburg, he was the son of the late Morris and Naomi F. Bowman.

He was retired from Washington County Recreation and Parks Service.

He is survived by nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister and one brother.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg. The Rev. John W. Schildt will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, near Smithsburg.

Friends may visit Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Prudence H. Wallace

Prudence Helen Wallace, 82, formerly of Oak Ridge Apartments, Hagerstown, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 1999, at Twin Oaks Retirement Village, Williamsport.

Born July 17, 1917, in Cearfoss, Md., she was the daughter of the late Peter Lesher and Helen Teresa Shank Martin.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Elmer Wallace, in 1981.

She was employed as a private practical nurse earlier in her life and also was employed at Hagerstown Rubber Company. She and her husband owned and operated The Midway Motor Court, Hagerstown and she was a homemaker.

She was a member of Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, Fairview, Md.

She was a volunteer at Western Maryland Hospital Center.

She is survived by one sister, Mary T. Ferrari of Ardsley, N.Y.; two brothers, Carl L. Martin of Outlook Pointed Assisted Living Home, Hagerstown and David H. Martin of Hagerstown; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Bertha Davis and Leila G. Martin and two brothers, Robert S. Martin and E. Garth Martin.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport. The Rev. Mary L. Amundson will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. For the convenience of family and friends the funeral home will be open after 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 East Baltimore Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740 or to a charity of one's choice.

Gary G. Katzaman

CHESTER, Md. - Gary Gene Katzaman, 53, of Chester, and a former resident of Worchester County, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 1999, at Memorial Hospital, Easton, Md.

Born May 3, 1946, in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of the late Ralph and Helen Biller Katzaman.

He was a graduate of Harpers Ferry High School.

He worked in the restaurant business for 15 years at various restaurants and later was employed by Hudson Foods in Berlin, Md. He then became the transportation director for Worchester County Department on Aging, Snow Hill, Md. He then worked for Metro Express, Washington, D.C. and later for Yellow Transportation based in Charles County as Transportation Director.

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