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April 07, 2000

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Saturday, April 8, 2000 Edition

Scott S. Cross

BESSEMER CITY, N.C. - Scott S. Cross, 41, of 228 Chum Road, died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, N.C.

He was born and raised in Hagerstown.

He was the son of James M. Cross.

There will be no services.

Arrangements are by The Greene Funeral Home in Gastonia.

Amelia A. Rossi

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Amelia A. Rossi, 95, a resident of Manorcare Health Services and formerly of Waynesboro, Pa., died Thursday, April 6, 2000, at Manorcare.


Born Sept. 12, 1904, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late John B. and Catherine S. Mancone Rossi.

She graduated from high school and nursing school.

She was employed as a registered nurse.

She is survived by three sisters, Edith C. Woodland of Wallingford, Pa., Virginia T. Neigh of Perryville, Md., and Victoria M. Mitchell of Cincinnati; a brother, John P. Rossi of Greensburg, Pa.; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated today at 11 a.m. at St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church, 12 N. Broad St. in Waynesboro. The Rev. Thomas J. Hemler will be celebrant.

It was her request to have no public viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew Cemetery Fund, 12 N. Broad St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Arrangements are by Grove Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

Ronald M. Sprenkle

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Ronald M. Sprenkle, 60, of Augusta, died Saturday, April 1, 2000, at his home.

Born July 11, 1939, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of C. Leone Sprenkle of Waynesboro and the late Merle H. Sprenkle.

He was a 1957 graduate of Waynesboro High School.

He retired from the U.S. Army as a Sergeant 1st Class.

He was a veteran of the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

He was a Protestant.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Pauline Sprenkle of Augusta; three stepchildren; two brothers, Rodger H. Sprenkle of Chambersburg, Pa., and Randall Sprenkle of Waynesboro; four step-granddaughters; a niece; four nephews; aunts; uncles; and cousins.

Services were held Tuesday, April 4, 2000, in Augusta with full military honors conducted by the U.S. Army Ceremonial Detachment from Fort Gordon, Ga.

Elizabeth A. Worhach

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Elizabeth Ann Worhach, 72, of 130 Ritchey Road, died Friday, April 7, 2000, at Chambersburg Hospital in Chambersburg, Pa.

Born Oct. 29, 1927, in Atlas, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Theresa Berenic Kovalovich.

She had been a restoration aid at South Mountain Restoration Center prior to her retirement.

She was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Chambersburg.

She is survived by her husband, John M. Worhach, whom she married April 6, 1951; two daughters, Teresa A. Kissinger of Cleona, Pa., and Frances W. Staley of Fayetteville; three sons, John Worhach of Mechanicsburg, Pa., Mark Worhach of Newton, Va., and David Worhach of Greencastle, Pa.; three sisters, Mary Mills of Wilmington, Del., Theresa Pluta of Levittown, Pa., and Josephine Starinshak of Stowe, Pa.; three brothers, Paul Kovalovich of Johnstown, N.Y., Andrew Kovalovich of Mount Carmel, Pa., and Joseph Kovalovich of East Fallowfield, Pa.; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, John Kovalovich.

Memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Chambersburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 320 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201; or American Cancer Society, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

Brenda L. Bygrave

Brenda Lee "Big Girl" Bygrave, 39, of Hagerstown, died Saturday, March 25, 2000.

Born March 2, 1961, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Tilman Holmes and Gloria Little.

She attended Washington public schools.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by four children, Tasha Homes, Rita Holmes, Dont Holmes and Billy Holmes; two sisters, Geraline Holmes and Althea Holmes; five brothers, Ardie Holmes, Freddie Holmes, Joseph Holmes, James Holmes and David Holmes; and her finance, Dwayne Stones.

A vigil will be held Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. at 1009A Noland Drive, Court 2 in Hagerstown.

Arrangements are by Stewart Funeral Home, Washington, D.C.

Jean L. Goddard

A memorial service for Jean Lane Goddard, 72, of Greenwich, who died Thursday, March 23, 2000, will be held Saturday, April 15, at 2 p.m. at St. Barnabas Church, 954 Lake Ave., Greenwich. The Rev. Richard Vanwely and the Rev. Worthington Campbell will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Barnabas Church or Carver Center, c/o St. Barnabas.

George J. Jones Jr.

Pastor Doug Sehorne will officiate at services for George John Jones Jr., of Hagerstown, who died Wednesday, April 5, 2000.

Carol A. Rowland

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