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Obituaries 4/6

April 05, 2000

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Louis E. Weston Jr.

Louis E. Weston Jr., 75, formerly of 9 Cypress St., Hagerstown, died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Nov. 21, 1924, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Louis E. Sr. and Margaret Weston.

He retired as a tailor with a clothing manufacturer in Philadelphia.

He served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II.

He is survived by an adopted son, Andre' L. Rice Sr. of Falling Waters, W.Va.; and cousins.

A memorial service will be conducted by Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, at a later date.

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Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.

Junior R. Fitz

Junior R. Fitz, 77, formerly of 241 S. Prospect St., died Wednesday, April 5, 2000, at Western Maryland Hospital Center.

Born March 5, 1923, in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., he was the son of the late Dora Carson.

He was a farmer.

He participated in gardening therapy with Oak Ridge Garden Club of Halfway.

He is survived by his brother, Ray Fitz of Waynesboro, Pa.; nieces and nephews.

Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Russell E. Huffman Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Jere L. Robinson

ARLINGTON, Va. - Jere L. Robinson, 41, of 1320 N. Vietch St., died Saturday, April 1, 2000, at her home.

Born April 29, 1958, in Chambersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of Thomas F. Sr. and Betty J. Colston Robinson.

She was a 1977 graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School; and received a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice from Shippensburg University in 1984.

She was employed as a legal secretary with Obion, Spivak, Mier, McClellan and Neustadt law firm in Alexandria, Va.

She was a member of an independent Christian fellowship in Arlington.

She was a Sweetheart of Omega Psi-Phi Fraternity at Shippensburg University.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by one sister, Alesia Stevenson of Houston, Texas; one brother, Thomas F. Robinson Jr. of Chambersburg; and her fianc, Brandon Bailey of Arlington.

Services will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. Perry W. Medley will officiate. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery in Chambersburg.

Visitation will be Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Edna B. Myers

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Edna B. Myers, 89, of Menno-Haven, and formerly of 289 Schoolhouse Road, St. Thomas, Pa., died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, at Menno-Haven.

Born July 7, 1910, in Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Amos and Elizabeth Brechbill Hawbaker.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Old Order River Brethren.

She is survived by her husband, Cornelius G. Myers, whom she married Nov. 15, 1934; two daughters, Lyndell Meyers and Janet Rosenberry, both of Chambersburg; a son, Garnet H. Myers of St. Thomas; a sister, Elva Myers of Chambersburg; a brother, Roy Hawbaker of Greencastle, Pa.; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Meyers, Edith Hawbaker and Susan Grove; and four brothers, Ira Hawbaker, Sam Hawbaker, Aden Hawbaker and David Hawbaker.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Upton Church of the Brethren, near Upton, Pa. Ministers Raymond Bricker, Howard Meyers and Carl Meyers will officiate. Burial will be in Meyers Cemetery near Welsh Run, Pa.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St. in Greencastle; and Friday at 9 a.m. at the church.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Margaret S. Moser

Margaret Susan Moser, 88, of 50 E. Lincoln Ave., and formerly of Waynesboro, Pa., died Tuesday, April 4, at Homewood Retirement Center in Williamsport.

Born July 3, 1911, in Herbert, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Edgar C. and Nellie Anna Stoner Rachor.

Her husband, John W. Moser, died Aug. 1, 1996. They were married May 6, 1934.

She was a 1930 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

She was employed by Western Maryland Railway in Hagerstown; Fisher's Pharmacy, and Poole's Variety Store in Halfway.

She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Halfway.

She was a member of the Garden Club of Halfway and a volunteer with Washington County Hospital Auxiliary.

She is survived by two sons, John W. Moser Jr. of West Lafayette, Ind., and Joseph B. Moser of Sharpsburg; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A requiem Mass will be celebrated Friday at 9 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 17618 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. The Rev. Christopher Moore will be celebrant. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church Friday at 8 a.m.

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