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January 31, 2000

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Monday, January 31, 2000 Edition

Goldie P. Oldham

Goldie Patricia Oldham, 61, of 446 McDowell Ave., Hagerstown, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, at her home.

Born Jan. 30, 1938, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the Floyd Mays and the late Goldie Patricia Presgraves Mays.

She is survived by her husband, Walter E. Oldham, whom she married Nov. 5, 1955; two daughters, Victoria J. Keckler of Greencastle, Pa., and Patricia M. Oldham of Hagerstown; two sons, Jeffery L. Oldham of Greencastle and Terry L. Oldham of Hagerstown; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1332 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown. The Rev. Joseph M. Quesenberry will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

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

Mary V. Hough

Funeral services for Mary Virginia Hough, 95, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., have been rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000, at 2 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church in Harpers Ferry.

Arrangements are by Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry.

Bessie O. Hendricks

UVILLA, W.Va. - Bessie Osbourn Hendricks, 88, of Uvilla, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2000, at City Hospital, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born April 8, 1911, in Jefferson County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late John Melvin and Bessie Poston Osbourn.

Her husband, John William Hendricks Sr., died Jan. 14, 1972.

She was a 1930 graduate of Shepherdstown High School, and a 1932 graduate of Shepherd College.

She was a homemaker. Prior to her marriage, she taught school for a short time.

She was a member of Uvilla United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years.

She was a member of Molers Extention Homemakers Club; Shepherd College Emeritus Club; Pack Horse Ford Chapter; National Society Daughters of the American Revolution; Governor Norborne Berkeley Chapter American Colonists; Magna Carta Dames; Shepherdstown Women's Club; and Elk Branch Presbyterian Women.

She is survived by two daughters, Marie H. Denton of Brooms Island, Md., and Mary Catherine Handzo of Sewickley, Pa.; a son John W. Hendricks Jr. of Shepherdstown, W.Va.; a sister, Eleanor Lloyd of Martinsburg; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy O. Lemen, and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town, W.Va. The Rev. Sandra Slazer will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Uvilla United Methodist Church, c/o Fannie McKee Treasurer, Route 01, Box 109 T, Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442 or to Good Shepherd Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, P.O. Box 1882, Shepherdstown, WV 25443.

Donald B. MacKenzie

WILLIAMSPORT - Donald Bruce MacKenzie, 60, of 1 N. Clifton Drive, and Brewster, Cape Cod, Mass., died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000, at Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, Mass.

Born Jan. 3, 1940, in Stratford, Conn., he was the son of the late John Finlay and Dorothy Ford MacKenzie.

He was a 1958 graduate of Kents Hill Preparatory School, Kents Hill, Maine. He then attended Brown University, Providence, R.I., where he majored in electrical engineering.

He was a production control scheduler with Bridgeport Brass, Bridgeport, Conn. Then he was employed with Fairchild Hiller Corp. in Hagerstown. He retired from Mack Trucks in November 1988.

He was a U.S. Naval Reserve member and served aboard the U.S. Wasp in 1959.

He was a member of UAW and National AARP. He was also an Eagle Scout.

He is survived by his wife, B. Sue Spangler MacKenzie, whom he married Oct. 3, 1980; two daughters, Cheryl Anne Chirillo of Ashburn, Va., and Marjorie Alison MacKenzie of Williamsport.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Ann MacKenzie.

Burial will be Friday in Brewster Park Cemetery, Lower Road, Brewster, Cape Cod, Mass. The Rev. Douglas Scalise will officiate.

The Rev. Mark Sandell will conduct a memorial service on Saturday, March 11, 2000, at 1 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 10813 Donelson Drive, Williamsport.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 10813 Donelson Drive, Williamsport, MD 21795.

Mildred L. Pheil

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Mildred L. Pheil, 86, formerly of 13231 Shimpstown Road, Mercersburg, Pa., died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, in Penn Hall Nursing Center, Chambersburg.

Born Feb. 26, 1913, in Greencastle, Pa., she was the daughter of the late David Sylvester and Elizabeth Stumbaugh Crist.

Her husband, Fred E. Pheil, died March 8, 1996. They were married Sept. 14, 1934.

She was a homemaker. Early in her life she was employed at the former Mercersburg Shirt Factory.

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