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January 31, 2000

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Clyde W. Gsell

QUINCY, Pa. - Clyde W. Gsell, 93, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home and formerly of 3531 Buchanan Trail West, Greencastle, Pa., died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000, at the nursing home.

Born Jan. 6, 1907, in Clay Hill, Pa., he was the son of the late Jacob Andrew and Minnie I. Sellers Gsell.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna May Rebuck Gsell, in 1980.

He was a dairy farmer in the Clay Hill, Pa., area, known for his registered Holstein cows.

He was a member of Heidelberg United Church of Christ in Marion, Pa., where he served as a deacon.

He was a member of the Chambersburg Loyal Order of the Moose and national AARP and a former member of National Holstein Association.

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He is survived by a daughter, Rose Marie Virts of Rohrersville, Md.; five sons, H. Jacob Gsell of Mercersburg, Pa., Gene E. Gsell and Paul R. Gsell, both of Greencastle, Dr. Ray A. Gsell of Warsaw, Ind., and Lynn E. Gsell of Zullinger, Pa.; a sister, Gail Whilhide, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Pauline Gsell; three sisters, Florence Helman, Catherine Knepper and Pearl Niswander; two brothers, Charles Gsell and Grant Gsell; and a great-granddaughter.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St. in Greencastle. The Rev. John A. Toms will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Greencastle.

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

Jack C. Perkins

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - Jack C. Perkins, 57, of Bridgeport, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va.

Born Sept. 8, 1942, in Syracuse, N.Y., he was the son of the late Lloyd T. and Helen E. Nichols Perkins.

He worked for Monumental Life Insurance Company, Central District Office in Bridgeport, W.Va.

He was a member of Canton High School Sports Hall of Fame in Canton from 1957 to 1958; Hockey Team; and Township 19 Hunting Club, Tupper Lake, N.Y.

He is survived by his wife, Ethel "Nikki" Seibert Perkins, whom he married May 1, 1980; two daughters, Shari L. Purtell of Syracuse and Patricia A. Harter of Centre Hall, Pa.; a son, Shawn C. Perkins of Canton, N.Y.; two stepdaughters, Donna L. Falchick of Silver Spring, Md., and Teresa A. Wagner of Hagerstown; a brother, William R. Perkins of Marshall, Va.; two stepsons, Allen L. Moser and James R. Moser, both of Hagerstown; and 14 grandchildren.

Memorial services will be today at 10 a.m. at Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 E. Main St. in Clarksburg, W.Va. The Rev. Joseph Heilman will officiate.

There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Children's National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Ave., Washington, D.C. 20010; or American Heart Association, P.O. Box 12110, Charleston, WV 25302.

Janice E. White

Janice Elaine White, 73, of 11403 Stonecroft Court, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born April 30, 1926, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Albert Franklin and Lena Kreglo Mongan.

Her husband, Paul E. White, died in 1997.

She is survived by one daughter, Sharon L. Carpenter of Shepherdstown, W.Va.; one son, Joe White of Maugansville; one sister, Dorothy Turner of Maugansville; one brother, Albert Mongan of Phoenix, Ariz.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Roy D. Naugle

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Roy D. Naugle, 85, of 10674 Corls Ridge Road, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2000, in South Mountain, Pa., at the home of his daughter, Shirley I. Daywalt.

Born June 16, 1914, in South Mountain, he was the son of the late John D. and Louisa Strang Naugle.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Lorraine Bigham Naugle, in 1968. They were married in September 1945.

He attended school in South Mountain.

He worked at the orchards in Orrtanna, Pa. Later, he was self-employed as a pulpwood cutter and hauler. He also worked for Samuel Dixon State Hospital, presently named South Mountain Restoration Center, in the Maintenance Department, and the Pennsylvania State Forestry Department at Mont Alto Nursery. His last place of employment was at Caledonia State Forestry.

He was a member of the South Mountain Fish and Game Association and the Adams County Fish and Game Association.

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