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Obituaries 2/14

February 13, 2000
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She was preceded in death by eight sisters and three brothers.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown. The Rev. Alfred Bashore will officiate. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Lewistown.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at John L. Agett Funeral Home, 18875 Main St., Dry Run; and Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 44 E. Main St., Fayetteville, PA 17222; or to American Heart Association, Franklin/Fulton Division, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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Alfred E. Hawk

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Alfred E. "Gene" Hawk, 79, of 12057 Two Top Road, died Friday, Feb. 11, 2000, in Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, Pa.

Born Sept. 16, 1920, in Shippensburg, Pa., he was the son of the late James D. and Mary Nicklas Hawk.

He was employed at DeRose Industries, Chambersburg, as an electrician; and later at Southeran Cross of Mercersburg. He retired in 1981.

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

He attended Two Top Fellowship Church near Mercersburg.

He was a member of Harry Lackhove American Legion Post 517 of Mercersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Isabel L. Zeger Hawk, whom he married in 1941; a daughter, Mary L. Smith of Mercersburg; a son, James M. Hawk of Mercersburg; a sister, Frances Crum of Okeechobee, Fla.; two brothers, Dewey Hawk and Robert Hawk, both of Chambersburg; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Gloria Monn; a son, Alfred E. Hawk Jr.; and a grandson.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., 47 N. Park Ave., Mercersburg. The Revs. Paul A. Martin and Roy E. Brake Sr. will officiate.

There will be no viewing. The family will receive friends Tuesday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Lutheran Home Care, 2700 Luther Drive. Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Rosie V. Smith

Rosie Viola Staley Smith, 78, of Hagerstown, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Aug. 31, 1921, in Clear Spring, she was the daughter of the late Charles Clayton and Daisy Catherine Mills Staley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Charles Smith.

She was a member of VFW Post 896 and Moose Lodge 120.

She is survived by a daughter, Omah Odessa Bittinger of Martinsburg, W.Va.; a son, Melvin Eugene Staley of Hagerstown; a sister, Frances Shaffer of Mercersburg, Pa.; a brother, Robert Staley of Hagerstown; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Bessie Staley, Christine Chaney, Barbara Ellen Newland and Gracie Staley; and two brothers, Charles Staley Jr., and Leroy Staley.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Rosedale Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Michael Bageant will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Anna C. Lobach

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Anna Catherine Hayes Lobach, 81, of Route 4, Box 380, died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2000, at Western Maryland Hospital Center in Hagerstown.

Born Sept. 26, 1918, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Nimrod A. and Anna A. Hause Jones.

Her husband, Harry Lobach, died in 1991.

She was a homemaker.

She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by two daughters, Janet L. Evans of Hagerstown and Connie C. Nave of Falling Waters; three sons, Gerald L. Hayes of Chambersburg, Pa., Donald R. Hayes of Hagerstown and Richard J. Hayes Sr. of Falling Waters; 25 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth M. Hayes Sr.; four sisters; two brothers; and two grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. Keith Skelton will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open from 9 a.m.

Norman H. Rosenberry

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Norman H. Rosenberry, 74, of 5336 Mountain Road, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2000, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born July 30, 1925, in Ft. Loudon, Pa., he was the son of the late Norman Rosenberry and Gail Rosenberry Rex.

He attended Lemasters High School.

He was employed at Letterkenny Post Engineers, Chambersburg, for 27 years, retiring in 1981.

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

He attended Mt. Olivet United Brethren Church, Chambersburg.

He was a member of Charles M. Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW, Chambersburg; Wesley-Yeager Post 606 American Legion, Ft. Loudon; and George Washington Lodge 143 F&AM, Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Hazel L. Rosenberry, whom he married June 30, 1973; a daughter, Carleen Stultz of Mercersburg, Pa.; four stepdaughters, Bonnie Howard, Barbara Kiser, Donna Bender and Rose Wilson, all of Chambersburg; two sisters, Phyllis Hege and Janice Williams, both of Chambersburg; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Victor Rosenberry and Creston Rosenberry.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. Stan McCammon will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mt. Olivet United Brethren Church, 8205 Ft. McCord Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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