Obituaries 4/14

April 13, 2000

NOTE: The HERALD-MAIL Online publishes the obituaries that run in The Morning Herald edition. To view previous obituaries, please see our archives section.

Friday, April 14, 2000 Edition

Mabel O. Michael

McLEAN, Va. - Mabel O. Michael, of McLean, died Tuesday, April 11, 2000.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Norman E. Michael; four children, Jeanne L. Fox, Norma E. Hussey, Anita M. Simpson and Patricia L. Springer; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery, Pious Ridge Road in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Visitation will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Charles Wesley United Methodist Church, 6817 Dean Drive, McLean, VA 22101.

Arrangements are by Murphy Falls Church Funeral Home, Falls Church, Va.

Henry S. Hornbaker

SPOKANE, Wash. - Henry S. Hornbaker, 50, of Spokane, died Wednesday, March 22, 2000, in Spokane.


Born March 22, 1950, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Wanda Hornbaker Stoneberger of Hagerstown, and the late Henry Hornbaker.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 28 years, Kenlyn Hornbaker; two daughters, Brandy Hornbaker of Seattle, and Kelli Hornbaker of Spokane; one sister, Mary Miller of Pikesburg, Md.; one brother, Ray Hornbaker of Crestview, Fla.; two stepbrothers, Ray Kline of Sharpsburg and Wayne Kline of Maine; one half-sister, Lorraine Barnhart of Hagerstown; one grandchild; nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held Wednesday, March 29, at Heritage Funeral Home, 508 N. Government Way, Spokane. Pastor Jeff Doud officiated.

Memorial donations may be made to the family, 606 E. Wilding, Spokane, WA 99208.

Edward D. Porter

ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Edward D. "Dewey" Porter, 52, of 6015 Honeywood Ave., died Wednesday, April 12, 2000, at York(Pa.) Hospital, York, Pa., following an auto accident on April 5 in St. Thomas.

Born Sept. 6, 1947, in Shippensburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Clarence W. and Dorothy A. Polites Porter.

He was retired. He had been a manager and maintenance man at apartment buildings in Phoenix.

He is survived by his wife, Janice R. Gahagan Porter, whom he married April 1, 1971; four daughters, Christina Kendle of Delaware, Barbara Hawn of Huntingdon, Pa., Holly Porter of New Jersey and April Statler of St. Thomas; two sons, Dewey Edward Noel of Winchester, Va. and Thomas D. Porter of St. Thomas; three sisters, Dorothy Miller of Thurmont, Md., Constance Funk of Chambersburg, Pa. and Sue Hornbaker of Fayetteville, Pa.; three brothers, Charles R. Porter of Thurmont, Gene Porter and Anthony Porter, both of Chambersburg; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, and a granddaughter.

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

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

James A. Brown

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - James A. Brown, 62, of Martinsburg, died Sunday, April 9, 2000, at his home.

Born Sept. 25, 1937, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Tracey J. and Frances Johnson Brown.

He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service.

He served in the U.S. Air Force.

He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.

He is survived by a brother, Tracey J. Brown Jr. of Shepherdstown, W.Va.; and three nephews.

Graveside services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Shepherdstown. The Rev. James Embrey will officiate.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg.

V. Irene Hurtman

WILLIAMSPORT - V. Irene Hurtman, 82, of 154 N. Artizan St., and formerly of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Wednesday, April 12, 2000, at Williamsport Nursing Center.

Born Sept. 12, 1917, in Good, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late William Delbert and Nora Catherine Largent Stotler.

She was formerly employed as a practical nurse at Williamsport Nursing Center.

She was a member of Willowbrook Seventh-day Adventist Church near Boonsboro.

She was a member of AARP.

She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Lloyd Samuel Hurtman; three daughters, Jonna Lee Lum of Boonsboro, and H. Carol Huntzberry and W. Jean Garnand, both of Hagerstown; a son, Dana N. Hurtman of Falling Waters, W.Va.; a sister, Etta Mae Lowe of Martinsburg; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro. The Rev. William McCall will officiate. Burial will be in Beaver Creek Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at noon.

Clark O. Hatt

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Clark O. "C.O." Hatt, 77, of 703 S. Potomac St., and formerly of Mohn's Hill, Pa., died Wednesday, April 12, 2000, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born June 17, 1922, in Reading, Pa., he was the son of the late Charles L. and Hannah S. Whiskeyman Hatt.

He graduated from Wilson High School.

He was an inspector for Landis Tool Co. in Waynesboro, retiring in 1985.

The Herald-Mail Articles