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January 18, 2000

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Linda S. Holmes

RHINEBECK, N.Y. - Linda Schoen Holmes, 76, of Rhinebeck and formerly of Hamilton, Ohio, died Monday, Dec. 20, 1999, in Rhinebeck.

She was the daughter of the late Mildred Teague and Roy M. Schoen.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Mills Holmes.

She was a graduate of Hagerstown High School and attended Pennsylvania State University.

She managed The Bookstore at 27 Washington St. in Hagerstown. Later, she was managing partner of Booksellers at Fountainhead Plaza in Hagerstown.

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She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church; St. John's Episcopal Church; and St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church.

She was a member of New London Hills Club; The Junior League; Women's Club; served as a Washington County election poll worker; and supported the Totem Pole Playhouse in Fayetteville, Pa.

She volunteered for civic, church and philanthropic causes.

She is survived by four children, P. Kimball Holmes of Grand Forks, N.D., Ginna Holmes Moore of Rhinebeck, Paul Mills Holmes II of Louisville, Ky. and Casey Newton Daniels of Severna Park, Md.; a sister, Sheridan Jane Hamilton of Hagerstown; two grandchildren; and 11 nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Stephen F. Schoen and Derek M. Schoen; and her former husbands, Dan G. Newton and John L. Grabber.

Her life will be celebrated at St. John's Episcopal Church in Hagerstown at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Inc., 106 Prince St., Kingston, NY 12401.

Arrangements are by Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home in Hagerstown.

Joseph M. Henderson

Joseph MacDonald Henderson, 88, of 651 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Feb. 10, 1911, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Lewis and Homey Jackson Henderson.

He attended North Street School.

He retired from Central Chemical Corp. in Hagerstown.

He is survived by his wife, Thelma E. Henderson Henderson; three daughters, Irma Branch, Sylvia Scott and Diane Dickson, all of Hagerstown; a son, Joseph MacDonald Henderson Jr. of Hagerstown; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at King's Apostle Holiness Church of God, 125 W. Bethel St. in Hagerstown. Elders Derek Kee and Joe Folkes will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the church.

Arrangements are by Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St. in Hagerstown.

Richard L. Harbaugh

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Richard L. Harbaugh, 78, of 13034 Pen Mar Road, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2000, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born March 19, 1921, in Lantz, Md., he was the son of the late Murray C. and Minnie A. Brown Harbaugh.

He attended Thurmont (Md.) High School.

He was employed by Landis Tool Co. in Waynesboro; and West Penn Power Co. in Waynesboro as a lineman, retiring in 1985. He then helped auctioneers Ed Henicle and Matt Hurley with sales.

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

He was a member of Eagles Club Inc. and Waynesboro Fish and Game Association, both of Waynesboro.

He is survived by his wife, Eva B. Wright Harbaugh, whom he married June 8, 1946; three daughters, Mona J. Miller of Mont Alto, Pa., Sheila J. Freeman of Rouzerville, Pa. and Pamela L. Stockslager of Waynesboro; a sister, Grace Miller of Hollywood, Md.; a brother, Walter Harbaugh of Sabillasville, Md.; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Loretta McClain; and a brother, Glen Harbaugh.

Services will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St. in Waynesboro. The Rev. Patrick J. Clady will officiate. Burial will be in Bethel Church Cemetery in Cascade.

The family will receive friends Friday at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Pen Mar United Brethren Church, c/o Rev. Robert Bonner, 764 Mentzer Gap Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Mary L. Clopper

BOONSBORO - Mary Louise Clopper, 97, of 225 Potomac St., who died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2000, was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Stayton Clopper Sr., in 1970.

Geraldine Peggs

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Geraldine Peggs, 60, of Martinsburg, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2000, at Heartland of Martinsburg.

Born March 26, 1939, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of Viola Butts Horner of Martinsburg and the late Earl Horner.

She was a member of The House of the Lord Church.

She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Shirley Leon Peggs; three sisters, Ethel Mason of Martinsburg, Betty McDonald of Inwood, W.Va., and Anna Anderson of Bedington, W.Va.; two brothers, Vincent Horner of Bunker Hill, W.Va., and Jerry Horner of Inwood; an aunt; nieces and nephews.

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