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Obituaries 3/17

March 17, 2000

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Marshall J. Trail

HANCOCK - Marshall J. Trail, 93, of White Oak Ridge, died Thursday, March 16, 2000, at Colton Villa Nursing Home in Hagerstown.

Born May 29, 1906, in Belle Grove, Md., he was the son of the late William Nathan and Helen Mae Norris Trail.

He retired from Hepburn Orchards of Hancock.

He was a member of Gospel Light Tabernacle in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Irene Clingerman Trail; two daughters, Velma Crouse of Big Cove Tannery, Pa. and Miriam Stachowski of Clear Spring; four sons, Allen Clingerman and Merle Trail Sr., both of Hancock, Marshall Trail Jr. of Chambersburg, Pa. and David Trail of Warfordsburg, Pa.; 22 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

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He was preceded in death by a son, Donald Trail; a sister, Emma Kennedy; and four brothers, Wilbur Trail, Russell Trail, John Trail and Lloyd Trail.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Gospel Light Tabernacle, 120 Williams St. in Berkeley Springs. The Revs. Russell Cheek and Ronald Lynch will officiate. Burial will be in Piney Plains United Methodist Cemetery in Little Orleans, Md.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St. in Hancock, which will open at 5 p.m. Visitation also will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the church.

Leo W. Strausbaugh

SOUTH MOUNTAIN, Pa. - Leo W. Strausbaugh, 85, of Michaux Manor Living Center and formerly of 13995 Crest Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., died Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born March 17, 1914, in Mount Airy, Md., he was the son of the late George Sr. and Bessie Strausbaugh Davis.

He was preceded in death by his wife, M. Frances Snively Strausbaugh, in 1997. They were married Dec. 25, 1945.

He was a 1932 graduate of Fairfield High School; and attended Messiah Bible College in Grantham, Pa.

He worked at Happel's Greenhouse in Wayne Heights, Pa.; was employed by Landis Tool Co., Waynesboro in the shipping department. Prior to retiring in 1975, he was a custodian for Waynesboro Area School District at Hooverville School for 20 years.

He was a member of Price's Church of the Brethren in Waynesboro.

He is survived by a son, Charles L. Strausbaugh of Waynesboro; a half-sister, Lillian Smith of New Market, Md.; a half-brother, George Davis Jr. of New Market; and two grandsons.

He was preceded in death by a half-sister; and two half-brothers.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St. in Waynesboro. The Rev. C. William Spangler will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Price's Church of the Brethren, c/o J. Fred Rice, 3210 Church Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Charles W. Henry

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Charles Warren Henry, 67, of Berkeley Springs, died Thursday, March 16, 2000.

Born Dec. 24, 1932, in Berkeley Springs, he was the son of the late Edgar L. and Leila Mae Fritzman Henry.

He attended public schools in Berkeley Springs.

He worked as a lab technician for U.S. Silica in Berkeley Springs for 27 years, retiring in 1987.

He was a member of Calvary Bible Church in Berkeley Springs, had served as treasurer, trustee and deacon.

He had been a member of Morgan County Wildlife Club.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Glenna Dean Wills Henry; a daughter, Tammy Shreve of Berkeley Springs; two sons, Steve Henry and Brian Henry, both of Berkeley Springs; a brother, Raymond Henry of Rehoboth Beach, Del.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, David Henry; a sister, Marie Henry; and a brother, Homer Henry.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Calvary Bible Church, Berkeley Springs. Pastors Jim Downey and Gary Kerns will officiate. Burial will be in Greenway Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St. in Berkeley Springs, which will open at 11 a.m. Visitation also will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Calvary Bible Church, P.O. Box 278, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

Kenneth R. Starliper

LAKE PLACID, Fla. - Kenneth Ray Starliper, 60, of 25 Lake Henry Drive, died Tuesday, March 14, 2000, at his home.

Born April 2, 1939, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of Esther C. Marlin Starliper of Hagerstown and the late Clayton Harry Starliper.

He was a 1957 graduate of Greencastle High School; and attended electronics school.

He owned and operated Starliper's Quality Electronics in Waynesboro, Pa. He worked as a grounds supervisor at Avon Park (Fla.) Community College; and for Home Builders Youth Academy in Lake Placid as supervisor and instructor of landscaping and design.

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