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Obituaries 5/20

May 19, 2000

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Hobert Miley

ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Hobert "Ted" Miley, 57, of 5164 Racetrack Road, died Friday, May 19, 2000, at his home.

Born March 27, 1943, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late David R. and Arbella Kyler Miley.

He was a 1962 graduate of Greencastle Antrim School District.

He was a warehouseman and maintenance worker for Distillery Product Sale Corp., affiliated with Seagrams. He also remodeled homes.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He attended Criders United Brethren Church.

He was a member, secretary and treasurer of Inner City League, a member of Thursday Night League at Nellie Fox Bowling Alley, Loyal Order of the Moose 842, General James Chambers Masonic Lodge 801 and president and coach of St. Thomas Youth League, Colt and Little League. He also started St. Thomas Midget Football.

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He is survived by his wife, Brenda Williamson Miley; two daughters, Annette Christine Martinez of Baltimore and Shari Lynn Seilhamer of Chambersburg; two sons, Christopher Michael Miley of Baltimore and Jeffrey Allen Naugle of Chambersburg; five sisters, Helen Ritter, Grace Pisle and Pearl Spiker, all of Chambersburg, Fleda Bobb of Carlisle, Pa., and Sandra Douglas of Fayetteville; eight brothers, Gervis Miley, Frank Miley, Ronald Miley, Rodney Miley and Donald Miley, all of Chambersburg, Marlyn Miley of Chaney, Wash., Charles Miley of Duncannon, Pa., and Julius Miley of Fayetteville, Pa.; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.

Services will be Saturday, June 3, at 2 p.m. at Criders United Brethren Church. The Rev. David Newell will officiate. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends Saturday, June 3, at 1 p.m. at the church.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, Lutheran Social Services, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201; or American Cancer Society, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, St. Thomas.

Mary Frances O'Connell

EMMITSBURG, Md. - Sister Mary Frances O'Connell, D.C., of Emmitsburg and formerly of Hagerstown, died Thursday, May 18, 2000.

She was born in 1908 in Alabama.

She entered Daughters of Charity in 1933.

She spent 59 years as a teacher in high schools and St. Joseph College in Emmitsburg.

She is survived by a brother, W. Willson O'Connell of Hagerstown, four nieces and six nephews.

Burial will be Monday in Emmitsburg.

Howard R. Trittipoe Jr.

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Howard Randolph "Trix" Trittipoe Jr., 72, of Berkeley Springs, died Thursday, May 18, 2000, at his home in Thunderbird Hills.

Born Aug. 4, 1927, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Howard Randolph and Vyolett Jewell Trittipoe.

He was a graduate of McKinley Tech High School in Washington, D.C. In 1956, he earned a bachelor of science degree in Physical Education, Recreation and Health from Maryland University at College Park, Md.

He was a fireman with the District of Columbia Fire Department from April 1958 until his retirement in March 1975.

He served in the 11th Airborne, U.S. Army from Oct. 6, 1946, until his honorable discharge as corporal on Sept. 15, 1949.

He was a Presbyterian.

He was a member of Maryland University "M" Club, and Terrapin Club, 11th Airborne Division Association, Mid-Atlantic Chapter 11th Airborne Association, 187th Airborne R.C.T. Association, past commander and member of both Alderton-Dawson American Legion Post 60 and Risinger-Stotler VFW Post 4019 of Berkeley Springs, a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1483, a retired member of Morgan County Fire Board, a member of Martinsburg Elks Club, Yamoto Cadre Training Center, National Rifle Association and National Association of Retired Federal Employees.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Lee Yost Cohill, whom he married June 26, 1973; two stepchildren, Felicia C. Hovermale and Felippe B. Cohill Jr., both of Berkeley Springs; three step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; and three cousins.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Katherine Trittipoe Johnson.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St. in Berkeley Springs. The Rev. John S. Ledford will officiate. Burial with graveside military honors provided by Tri-State Honor Guard will be in Rosedale Cemetery in Martinsburg, W.Va.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, where there will be a Moose Lodge memorial service at 7 p.m. The funeral home will open Sunday at 9 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Berkeley Springs Volunteer Fire Co., P.O. Box 142, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

Leo T. LaBell

Leo Thomas LaBell, 80, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, May 18, 2000, at his home.

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