Obituaries 4/19

April 20, 2000

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Wednesday, April 19, 2000 Edition

Cecil R. Sines

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Cecil Ray Sines, 66, of 10389 Fish and Game Road, died Monday, April 17, 2000, at his home.

Born June 6, 1933, in Freeport, W.Va., he was the son of the late Lester and Ira Friend Sines.

He attended Allegany High School in Cumberland, Md. and graduated with the class of 1954 while serving in the U.S. Army. He took correspondence college courses.

He served in the United States Army during World War II.

He was employed by Ponderosa restaurants in Frederick, Md., Hagerstown and Chambersburg, Pa.; and owned and operated an 18-wheel tractor and trailer. Prior to retiring in 1993, he was employed by Shumaker's Excavating and Trucking Co. in Frederick.


He was a member of the Tuesday Night Bowling League at Sunshine Lanes in Waynesboro.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Irene Stokes Sines, whom he married Dec. 23, 1954; three daughters, Karen Sue Bert of Dillsburg, Pa., Shelby Rae Feldman of Newville, Pa., and Brenda Borne of Fairfield, Pa.; one sister, Olive Blough of Elkins, W.Va.; two brothers, Stanley Sines of Baltimore and Curtis Sines of Cumberland; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth A. Sines and Elmo D. Sines.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Hafer Funeral Home, 1302 National Highway, LaVale, Md. Burial will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens in LaVale.

The family will receive friends at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m., and at Hafer Funeral Home Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Cloyd M. Spessert

Cloyd Milton Spessert, 92, of 1416 Potomac Ave., and formerly of Bull Run Community, W.Va., died Monday, April 17, 2000, at his home.

Born Jan. 24, 1908, in White Ridge Community, W.Va., he was the son of the late George W. and Ethel G. White Spessert.

He created a bus route in Limestone, W.Va., in the 1940s, and worked on road construction in West Virginia.

He was a member of Shiloh Church of the Brethren in Barbour County, W.Va.

He is survived by his wife, Grace Hovatter Spessert; three daughters, Yvonne Rinehart of Hambleton, W.Va., Winona Rinehart of Hagerstown and Eloise Kissinger of Bradford, Ohio; three sons, Daren L. Spessert of Springfield, Va., Douglas M. Spessert of Thurmont, Md., and Warren D. Spessert of St. George, W.Va.; one sister, Isobel Simmons of Porterwood, W.Va.; two brothers, Woodrow Spessert of Clarksburg, Md., and George Spessert of St. George, W.Va.; 19 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by five sisters.

Services will be at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends Saturday, April 29, from 2 to 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Water Street in Parsons, W.Va.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Washington County Unit, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742; or Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements are by Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home in Hagerstown.

David L. Rudisill Sr.

HERSHEY, Pa. - David L. Rudisill Sr., 85, of 409 Hallmark North, died Monday, April 17, 2000, at Polyclinic Medical Center in Harrisburg, Pa.

Born May 26, 1914, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Shadrack and Bessie Hoffman Rudisill.

He retired as a Conrail locomotive engineer after 35 years of service.

He attended Trinity Free Church in Dauphin, Pa.

He was a member of Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen.

He is survived by his wife, Mary E. Ruth Rudisill; one daughter, Sharon S. Etnoyer of Clarksburg, W.Va.; six sons, Joseph R. Smith and Thomas L. Smith, both of Dauphin, Clyde F. Smith of Landisburg, Pa., David L. Rudisill Jr. of Kalispell, Mont., Wesley A. Rudisill of Enola, Pa., and Michael D. Rudisill of Hershey; one sister, Myrtle E. Rowe of Waynesboro, Pa.; 19 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Hoover Funeral Home, 1225 W. Chocolate Ave., Hershey. The Rev. Thomas L. Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Broad View Cemetery in Hershey.

Viewing will be Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Road, Suite 200, Wormleysburg, PA 17043.

Douglas C. Henry

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Douglas C. Henry, 83, of Martinsburg, died Tuesday, April 18, 2000, at Heartland of Martinsburg.

Born Sept. 5, 1916, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Starless and Mamie Jenkins Henry.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Harden Henry.

He had retired from Martin Marietta Corp. after 37 years.

He was a member of Little Falls Presbyterian Church.

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