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Obituaries

December 08, 1999

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Thursday, December 9, 1999 Edition




Charles C. Stewart

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Charles C. Stewart, 82, of 750 C Menno Village, and formerly of 514 Woodstock Road, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 1999, at Polyclinic Medical Center in Harrisburg, Pa.

Born May 16, 1917, in Scotland, Pa., he was the son of the late David A. and Nancy Roller Stewart.

A self-employed truck driver, he retired in 1982.

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

He was a member of Park Avenue United Methodist Church in Chambersburg; and a former member of Scotland United Methodist Church.

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He was a member of Chambersburg Mall Walkers Club of Chambersburg; National AARP; and had bowled with senior leagues at Lincoln Lanes in Fayetteville, Pa., and Park Lanes in Shippensburg, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth M. Fisher Stewart, whom he married March 24, 1951; a daughter, Susanna K. Babinchak of Harrisburg, Pa.; a son, Michael L. Stewart of Chambersburg; three sisters, Gladys Stewart of Menno Village and Betty Snyder, both of Chambersburg, and Grace Shank of Elizabethtown, Pa.; a granddaughter, and a grandson.

He was preceded in death by four sisters; and six brothers.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Park Avenue United Methodist Church, 125 Park Ave. in Chambersburg. The Revs. Robert E. Taylor and John W. Stamm will officiate. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery in Chambersburg.

Visitation will be Friday at 10 a.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Park Avenue United Methodist Church, 125 Park Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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

Marietta Rowe

CLEAR SPRING - Marietta Rowe, 78, of 14108 St. Paul Road, died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1999, at Williamsport Nursing Home in Williamsport.

Born Sept. 11, 1921, in Clear Spring, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Goodrick and Nellie Matilda Sword Frush.

She was a graduate of Clear Spring High School; and Columbia Business College.

She was employed by Columbia Gas of Maryland.

She was a life member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Clear Spring; was on the Council and was treasurer for the Joint Parish.

She is survived by a sister, Doris Seibert of Clear Spring.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Clear Spring. The Rev. Mary L. Amundson will officiate. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery.

It was her request that there be no viewing.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Arrangements are by Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home in Hagerstown.

Ruth E. Mellott

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Ruth E. Mellott, 98, of The Shook Home, and formerly of McConnellsburg, Pa., died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 1999, at the home.

Born May 19, 1901, in Big Cove Tannery, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John Calvin and Mazie Houpt Crouse.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd W. Mellott.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of McConnellsburg United Church of Christ, taught Sunday School and was a member of Women's Auxiliary.

She was a member of McConnellsburg Senior Citizens; and Fireman's Auxiliary.

She is survived by a daughter, Janet E. Geyer of McConnellsburg; a son, Charles Richard Mellott of Summerdale, Ala.; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Eleanor Shimer; an infant sister, Lydia Crouse; three brothers, John Crouse, Calvin Crouse and Parker Crouse; and a grandson.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at McConnellsburg United Church of Christ. The Rev. Barron Barley will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 322 N. Second St. in McConnellsburg; and Saturday at 10 a.m. at the church. The funeral home will be open Friday from 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to McConnellsburg United Church of Christ Sunday School Room.

Catherine R. Wolfe

WOLFSVILLE, Md. - Catherine Rae "Cathy" Wolfe, 59, of Brandenburg Hollow Road, died Monday, Dec. 6, 1999, in Wheeling, W.Va.

Born July 7, 1940, in Wolfsville, she was the daughter of Rosa Catherine Kuhn Kline of Wolfsville and the late Alvey George Kline.

She was a homemaker and a caregiver for the elderly.

She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Wolfsville, and was custodian.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Rodney V. Wolfe Sr.; three sons, Richard Lee Wolfe and Rodney V. Wolfe Jr., both of Wolfsville, and Michael Lynn Wolfe of Hedgesville, W.Va.; a sister, Pauline Doyle of Wolfsville; two brothers, Richard Kline and Alvey Kline, both of Wolfsville; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Guy Kline.

A memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church in Wolfsville. The Rev. Randall Reid will officiate.

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