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Obituaries

December 31, 1999

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Lester L. Myers III

Lester Leroy "Sonny" Myers III, 53, of 1115 Glenside Ave., Hagerstown, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 27, 1946, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Lester Leroy Myers Jr. and Doris Warner Myers of Hagerstown.

He was employed by Mack Trucks and Hub Labels.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Emma Jean Myers; three daughters, Janet Piper, Julie Colvin, and Joni Elliott, all of Hagerstown; one son, Lester Leroy Myers IV of Hagerstown; two sisters, Dottie Dean of Middletown, Md. and Delores Kibler of Hagerstown; one brother, Larry Myers of Hagerstown; and five grandchildren.

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Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Scott Mulhollen will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

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

Charles S. Barnard

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Charles Stuart Barnard, 81, of Charles Town, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 1999, at Shenandoah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Charles Town.

Born Feb. 28, 1918, in South Manchester, Conn., he was the son of the late George Leslie and Sara Irma Stewart Barnard.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Elizabeth Beall Barnard.

He retired as a machinist.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the Merchant Marine.

He was a member of Oakland Methodist Church.

He was a member of Moose 948; Legion; and Fellowship Degree.

He is survived by a daughter, Leslie Karel Young of Pasadena, Md.; a son, Douglas Michael Barnard of Hornell, N.Y.; a sister, Irma Kocik of Leesburg, Fla.; a half sister, Win Barnard of Arlington, Mass.; a brother, George Barnard of New Market, Md.; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

A military graveside service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant View Memory Gardens in Martinsburg, W.Va. The Rev. JoAnn Alexander will officiate.

Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60611-1676.

Arrangements are by Jefferson Chapel Funeral Home in Ranson, W.Va.

Lee M. Coffinberger

PIKESIDE, W.Va. - Lee M. Coffinberger, 80, of Pikeside, died Friday, Dec. 31, 1999, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Born Jan. 24, 1919, in Jefferson County, W.Va., he was the son of the late James C. and Martha Link Coffinberger.

He was a 1937 graduate of Martinsburg High School.

He retired from Martin Marietta after 36 years.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church.

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

He is survived by his wife, Helen M. Russler Coffinberger; one daughter, Sherlyn C. Clarke of Martinsburg, W.Va.; one son, David Lee Coffinberger of Martinsburg; one sister, Mary E. Caldwell of Martinsburg; two brothers, John H. Coffinberger of Martinsburg, and Dennis C. Coffinberger of Leetown, W.Va.; two grandchildren; one great-grandson; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Margaret V. Coffinberger, Eunice E. Evans, Nannie W. Kipe and M. Pauline Coffinberger; and three brothers, James L. Coffinberger, H. Daniel Coffinberger and William B. Coffinberger.

Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Martinsburg. The Rev. James D. Riley Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery with military services by Newton D. Baker Post 896, V.F.W., Berkeley Post 14, American Legion and AMVETS Post 38.

The family will receive friends at Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Association, West Virginia Affiliate, 1221-A Ohio Ave., P.O. Box 1115, Dunbar, WV 25064.

Mary E. Holland

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Mary Evelyn Holland, 67, of 1100 Peach Orchard Lane, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1999, at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore.

Born Nov. 19, 1932, in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late William Ernest and Lottie Ellen Hardy Onley.

She retired as a senior analyst for the National Geographic Society in Gaithersburg, Md.

She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Brunswick.

She is survived by three daughters, Faye H. Williams of Brunswick, Evelyn B. Williams and Rhonda M. Holland, both of Frederick, Md.; one son, Louis Q. Holland Jr. of Frederick; one sister, Earnestine E. Harris of Brunswick; one brother, William James Onley of Brunswick; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Dana R. Holland; three sisters, L. Virginia Christenson, L. Geneva Young and A. Christine Bowins; six brothers, Raymond H. Onley, Arthur E. Onley, George A. Onley, Stanley M. Onley, Clarence B. Onley and John Edward Onley; and one grandson.

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