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Obituaries 3/27

March 26, 2000

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Ray T. Adams

FANNETTSBURG, Pa. - Ray T. Adams, 67, of 17195 Cherry Ave., died Sunday, March 26, 2000, at his home.

Born Nov. 16, 1932, in Lynchburg, Va., he was the son of the late John Glenn and Ethel B. Pryor Adams.

He was a graduate from Somerset (Pa.) High School.

He retired in 1990 from T.B. Woods, Chambersburg, as a mechanical assembler after 35 years.

He was a member of Lower Path Valley Presbyterian Church, Fannettsburg.

He was past member of Fannett-Metal School Board; a member of Fannettsburg Wild Life Foundation; Fannettsburg Ruritan, Metal Township Fire Co. 21, Fannett-Metal Fire Co. 12; and a former coach of Path Valley Little League.

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He is survived by his wife, Betty L. McCallen Adams; a daughter, Deborah L. Adams of Edenville, Pa.; a son, Douglas R. Adams of Spring Run, Pa.; a sister, Rose G. Johnson of Chambersburg; two granddaughters; a grandson; nieces and nephews.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at John L. Agett Funeral Home, 18875 Main St., Dry Run. The Rev. Ted Hale will officiate. Burial will be in Lower Path Valley Cemetery, Fannettsburg.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive Chambersburg, PA 17201; or American Cancer Society, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Dwight L. Grove

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Dwight L. Grove, 85, of 781 S. Allison St., died Saturday, March 25, 2000, at Waynesboro Hospital in Waynesboro, Pa.

Born March 17, 1915, in Antrim Township, Pa., he was the son of the late Rev. John F. and Almeda Landis Grove.

His first wife, Evelyn P. Grove, died May 6, 1970.

He was a graduate of Greencastle High School; and attended Eastern Mennonite College in Harrisonburg, Va.

He co-founded and served as the former president and CEO of Grove Manufacturing, now known as Grove Worldwide, for 25 years.

He was a member of Cedar Grove Mennonite Church near Greencastle.

He was a former member of the board of directors of First National Bank of Greencastle; and served on various of the company's board of directors.

He was a member of Waynesboro Country Club.

He is survived by his second wife, Leona A. "Lee" Wehry Grove, whom he married Aug. 28, 1971; two sisters, Ruth G. West of Edgewater, Md. and Esther G. Johnson of Chambersburg; two brothers, John L. Grove of Greencastle and Ethan L. Grove of Berlin, Md.; a foster brother, Robert Lockbaum of Chambersburg; a stepson, James D. Davis of Camp Hill, Pa.; two stepgranddaughters; two stepgreat-granddaughters, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Naomi A. Shohat and Lois G. Baer.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle. The Revs. Robert Cahill and Nelson Martin will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends Wednesday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Franklin County Chapter, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Leo M. Kindle Sr.

GLEN BURNIE, Md. - Leo Myrle Kindle Sr., 88, of Glen Burnie, died Saturday, March 25, 2000, in Baltimore.

Born March 29, 1911, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Simon and Lucy Toms Kindle.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Isabel Owens Kindle.

He was a painter for 59 years with several companies, retiring in 1987.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of American Legion Post 195.

He is survived by three daughters, Mary Sweet of Highlandtowne, Md., Nancy Grewe of Baltimore Highlands, Md., and Debbie Partin of Glen Burnie; two sons, Leo Kindle Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla. and Frank Flint of Highlandtowne; four sisters, Irene Dean of Belair, Md., Laura Dean of Glen Burnie, Frances Smoot of Solimons Island, Md. Melissa Schemant of East Baltimore; two brothers, Cecil Kindle of Dundalk, Md. and Lewis Kindle of South West Baltimore; 26 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren;

Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Singleton Funeral Home, Glen Burnie. The Rev. James G. Kirk will officiate. Burial will be in Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Md.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mary H. Crim

NEW MARKET, Va. - Mary Hutzler Crim, 84, of New Market, died Friday, March 24, 2000.

Born Jan. 16, 1916, in Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late John Milton and Olive Fuss Hutzler.

Her husband of 50 years, John Clinedinst Crim, died in 1993.

She received a bachelor of science degree in 1938 from Harrisonburg State Teachers' College, now James Madison University, and in later years obtained a Master's degree from Madison.

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