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Obituaries 5/8

May 07, 2000

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Charles S. Sweigert

ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Charles S. "Bim" Sweigert, 76, of P.O. Box 357, St. Thomas-Williamson Road, died Saturday, May 6, 2000, at his home.

Born July 13, 1923, in Upton, Pa., he was the son of the late Harry L. and Alma Hughes Sweigert.

Early in his life he worked for Sniders Elevator, Williamson, and then he worked for T.B. Woods in the janitorial staff until his retirement in 1985. He later worked for Wheelock Poultry Farms until about 1995.

He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, St. Thomas.

He is survived by his wife, Mildred Seylar Sweigert, whom he married May 12, 1945; a daughter, Carol J. Seville of St. Thomas; a son, Roger L. Sweigert of Hagerstown; three sisters, Kathrine Bowers and Alma Graham, both of Chambersburg, Pa., and Mable Doyle of Greencastle, Pa.; a brother, Henry Sweigert of Marion, Pa.; six grandchildren and a step-great-grandchild.

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Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Inc., 6492 Lincoln Way West, St. Thomas. The Revs. Robert Dean Morrison and Charles Price will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends Tuesday 30 minutes prior to the services at the funeral home, which will be open one hour prior to the services.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201, or to Trinity United Church of Christ, 7169 Lincoln Way West, St. Thomas, PA 17252.

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Michael J. Stevens, 43, of 30 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown, died at his residence.

Born Oct. 16, 1956, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of Francis M. and Nancy P. Merz Stevens of Oakdale, Pa.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a daughter, Stephanie Stevens of Leesburg, Va.; two sons, Jay Stevens and Curtis Stevens, both of Oakdale; a sister, Nancy Tinney of Rennerdale, Pa.; and two brothers, Frank Stevens of Oakdale and Philip Stevens of Monroeville, Pa.

Friends will gather on Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Burial will be in Oakdale.

Norma G. Rohrer

Norma G. "Mom-Mom" Rohrer, 69, of 811 Medway Road, died Sunday, May 7, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born April 2, 1931, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Arthur C. Sr. and Anna Walters Shearer.

She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her husband, Harry M. Rohrer Jr., whom she married June 24, 1950; a daughter, Linda K. Cole of Mercersburg, Pa.; two sisters, Elaine Smith and Doris Pike, both of Hagerstown; a brother, Arthur C. Shearer Jr. of Hagerstown, and three grandsons.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Doris J. Doub will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Visitation will be held today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mary L. Light

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Mary Louise Light, 76, of Martinsburg, died Saturday, May 6, 2000, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.

Born Dec. 29, 1923, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Louis M. and Mary Hammond Johnson Light.

She was formerly employed as a medical secretary at Newton D. Baker Hospital.

She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church.

She is survived by an aunt, Alda Johnson, and a cousin, Thomas Johnson.

Graveside services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Rosedale Cemetery. The Rev. Al Clipp will officiate.

Friends will be received any time on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Paul N. Hovermill

Paul Nelson Hovermill, 58, of 1113 Beechwood Drive, Hagerstown, died Saturday, May 6, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 16, 1941, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late William F. and Helen K. Kuhn Hovermill.

He was a graduate of Hagerstown Community College and Frostburg State University, where he received his B.A. Later he graduated from Shippensburg University with an M.A. degree.

He was employed with Washington County Board of Education as assistant principal at Washington Street Middle School, Western Heights Middle School, E. Russell Hicks Middle School, and later retired from Clear Spring Middle School in 1999 after 35 years of service.

He was a life member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church.

He was a member of B.P.O. Elks Lodge 378, Moose Lodge 2435 Funkstown, and Retired Administrators Association.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Donna R. Hovermill; two sons, James A. Hovermill of Hagerstown and Joseph W. Hovermill of Baltimore, and three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown. The Rev. David B. Kaplan will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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