Obituaries 2/9

February 08, 2000

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Alexandria K. Trumpower

Alexandria Kathryn Trumpower, infant, of 1017-H Noland Drive, Hagerstown, who died Thursday Feb. 3, 2000, also is survived by her maternal grandfather, Richard J. Saunders of Marlowe, W.Va.; and her paternal grandmother, Roberta AnnaMay Diehl Trumpower of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

Delorise A. Faircloth

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Services for Delorise A. "Dee" Faircloth, 62, of Martinsburg, who died Monday, Feb. 7, 2000, will be today at 2:30 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The Rev. Matthew Rowgh will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

Betty W. Bowers

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Betty W. Bowers, 67, of 640 Shady Side Drive, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2000, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Nov. 23, 1932, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Miriam Foreman Wiestling.


She was a 1950 graduate of Chambersburg High School.

She retired in 1995 as a secretary for the Mental Health Association and the Tuberculosis Society, both of Chambersburg.

She was a member of Second Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chambersburg.

She is survived by her husband, Lyle E. Bowers, whom she married Nov. 22, 1950; two daughters, Ginger Barnhart of Mechanicsburg, Pa. and Bonnie Clugston of Chambersburg; a son, Richard Bowers of Chambersburg; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Wiestling.

Services will be Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Second Evangelical Lutheran Church, 240 E. Washington St., Chambersburg. Pastors Ruth I. Smith and David W. Kreider will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens in Chambersburg.

There will be no public viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Second Evangelical Lutheran Church, 240 E. Washington St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Elizabeth S.H. Nichols

HEATHROW, Fla. - Elizabeth S.H. Nichols, 88, of Heathrow, and formerly of Hagerstown, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at South Seminole Hospital in Altamonte Springs, Fla.

Born in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late Wesley and Eutelka Somerville.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ralph Haslacker; and by her second husband, Albert Leroy Nichols.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hagerstown.

She is survived by one granddaughter, Ruth Zagrabski; one grandson, Ralph Haslacker; and two great-grandsons.

She was preceded in death by one son, John Haslacker.

A graveside service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery in Cumberland. The Rev. John J. Duffus will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown.

Arrangements are by Scarpelli Funeral Home, Cumberland.

Arnold L. Shade

GERRARDSTOWN, W.Va. - Arnold L. Shade, 80, of Route 1, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2000, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Born April 27, 1919, in Martinsburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late Preston and Hattie Stotler Shade.

His wife, Maybert E. Sheely Shade, died in 1987.

He retired from National Fruit.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Berkeley Post 14 American Legion, and Newton D. Baker Post 896, V.F.W.

He helped with the renovation of the Boys and Girls Club.

He is survived by five daughters, Janet Braithwaite of Darkesville, W.Va., Phyllis Messcora of Inwood, W.Va., Sophonia James of Gerrardstown, Maybert Marken of North Carolina, and Sharon Ann Burkley of Kearneysville, W.Va.; two sons, Harold Lee Fields of Odenton, Md., and James F. Fields of Oregon; one brother, Woodrow Shade of Martinsburg; 16 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Veda V. Shade; two brothers, Robert and Theodore Shade; and two sisters, Virginia Owens and Dorothy Miller.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg. The Rev. Don Preston will officiate. Burial will be in Paynes Chapel Cemetery with military services by Newton D. Baker Post 896 V.F.W. and Berkeley Post 14, American Legion.

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

Charles A. Nave

CUMBERLAND, Md. - Charles Arthur "Art" Nave, 78, of 514 Conrad Ave., died Friday, Feb. 4, 2000, at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.

Born June 28, 1921, in Bedford Valley, Pa., he was the son of the late Rufus Doyle and Mary Elizabeth Daehler Nave.

He was a 1939 graduate of Allegany High School, and attended Allegany College.

He served with the U.S. Army Air Force from 1942 to 1946 in the China-Burma-India Theater.

He retired from Cumberland Fire Dept. in 1983 after 28 years. He was deputy state fire marshal, fire inspector, and was credited with starting one of the first residential fire safety surveys in the country.

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

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