Obituaries 5/24

May 23, 2000

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Wednesday, May 24, 2000 Edition

Barbara L. Cavender

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Barbara Lee Cavender, 42, of Flagstaff, died Tuesday, May 16, 2000.

Born Feb. 4, 1958, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth R. and Mary Calhoun Cavender.

She received an AAS in Legal Assistance in May 1997; and an Associate of Liberal Arts degree in May 1999 from San Juan College in Farmington, N.M.

She worked as a paralegal.

She is survived by a daughter, Jessie Deal; two sons, Bryan Deal and Kevin Deal; three sisters, Pat Bailey, Brenda Clever and Deborah Jordan; and a brother, Kenneth Robert Cavender II.


Graveside services will be Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery in Williamsport.

Arrangements are by Flagstaff Mortuary.

Annie Michael

Annie Michael, 73, of 1019 Matthew Court, Hagerstown, died Sunday, May 21, 2000, at her home.

Born March 13, 1927, in Sykesville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Annie Michael.

She was associated with Washington County Human Development Council since 1986.

She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church.

She also was a member of Happy Go Lucky Bowling League and was in the Senior Program at Washington County Human Development Council.

She is survived by friends.

Services will be Thursday at 9 a.m. at Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, 40 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown. The Rev. David B. Kaplan will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

Judy A. Moler

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Judy Ann Moler, 73, of Annapolis, and formerly of Charles Town, W.Va., died Saturday, May 20, 2000, at her home.

Born Sept. 2, 1926, in Florence, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Bruno and Maria Selica Paffi Morelli.

She was a homemaker.

She was of the Catholic faith.

She is survived by a son, Bruce Phillip Moler of Charles Town; two sisters, Andreina Fonteont of Mississippi and Marchella VanAldenne of Oregon; a brother, Marcello Morelli of Florence; five grandchildren; two-stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Virginia Sheila Wilt; and a sister, Rita Pellman.

A memorial service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Jefferson Chapel Funeral Home in Ranson, W.Va. The Rev. Dwane Casteel will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town.

Frances V. Moats

Frances Viola Moats, 73, of 112 Summer St., Hagerstown, died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at Western Maryland Hospital Center.

Born Oct. 14, 1926, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late George Phillip Sr. and Agnes Viola Kendle Socks.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther James Moats Jr., on Jan. 10, 2000.

She was employed by Maryland Maid Kitchens for 10 years.

She is survived by two sons, Daniel E. Moats and Robert W. Socks, both of Hagerstown; two sisters, Geraldine Zeigler of Funkstown and Nancy Stroupe of Hagerstown; three brothers, George P. Socks Jr. of Fairplay, James E. Socks of Clear Spring and Raymond L. Socks of Hagerstown; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and stepgrandchildren.

Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. in Hagerstown. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Ralph C. Truax

CRYSTAL SPRING, Pa. - Ralph Charles Truax, 62, of 177 Secrest Road, died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at his home.

Born Sept. 3, 1937, in Gem, Pa., he was the son of the late Frank and Mary Catlett Truax.

He retired from Bob Kerns and T.H. Compton as a truck driver after 28 years; and he and Doris Truax managed The Dutch Haus Restaurant in Crystal Spring for 9 years.

He was a Protestant.

He is survived by a close friend, Doris Truax of Crystal Spring; a son, Melvin Truax of Fort Littleton, Pa.; a stepdaughter, Michelle Lynn Douglas of Johnstown, Pa.; a stepson, James Walter Truax of Warfordsburg, Pa.; two brothers, Harold Truax and George Truax, both of Warfordsburg; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Sipes Funeral Home in Harrisonville, Pa. Pastor Lowell Bard will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Needmore, Pa.

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

Jacob L. Cave

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Jacob Lee Cave, 64, of Martinsburg, died Monday, May 22, 2000, at City Hospital in Martinsburg.

Born Dec. 28, 1935, in Blairton, W.Va., he was the son of Leah Coates Cave of Martinsburg and the late C. Claude Cave.

He retired from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and the 167th West Virginia Air National Guard.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

He was a member of Shenandoah Bible Baptist Church.

He was a member of Men's Christian Fellowship Bowling League.

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