wwwobits for 6/17

June 16, 2000

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Saturday, June 17, 2000 Edition

Jason S. Reeves

FAIRFIELD, Pa. - Jason Scott Reeves, 27, of 1229 Old Waynesboro Road, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at his home.

Born Nov. 11, 1972, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Belinda K. DeGrange Reeves of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. and Gary E. Reeves of Greencastle, Pa.

He was a 1991 graduate of Greencastle Antrim High School. He attended Penn State Mont Alto Campus and then Frostburg University.


He worked for Frick Co. in Waynesboro as a machinist. He had been a counselor at Vision Quest in South Mountain, Pa. He also built and sold furniture in the Greencastle area.

He was a member of Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 842 of Chambersburg and United Auto Workers Union.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Meagan Reeves of Greencastle; grandparents Mary Frances DeGrange of Martinsburg, W.Va., Raymond Reeves of Greencastle, and George and Dorothy DeGrange of Waynesboro; aunts and uncles; and cousins.

Services will be Monday at 1:30 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St. in Waynesboro.

There will be no public viewing; however, the family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Lon C. Spoonire Sr.

Lon Carl Spoonire Sr., 78, of 384 Yorkshire Drive, Hagerstown, died Friday, June 16, 2000, at his home.

Born Nov. 17, 1921, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Jesse Herbert and Esther Mae Cradler Spoonire.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Edith Marie Hayslup, in 1973.

He retired from Washington County Hospital.

He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1953.

He was a member of Cedar Grove Mennonite Church.

He is survived by his second wife, Rosetta Marie Gorden Spoonire; four daughters, Janice Elaine Spoonire, Sharon Kay Flowers, Michelle Rose Spoonire and Helga Renee Spoonire, all of Hagerstown; five sons, Lon Carl Spoonire Jr., David Wayne Spoonire, Richard Allen Spoonire, Steven Leroy Spoonire and Travis Carl Spoonire, all of Hagerstown; two sisters, Betty Adaline Spoonire of Las Vegas and Geraldine Marie High of Inwood, W.Va.; six brothers, Samuel Jacob Spoonire of Baltimore, Orville Herbert Spoonire of Martinsburg, W.Va., Ray Eugene Spoonire of Hagerstown, Charles Edward Spoonire of South Carolina, Donald Lee Spoonire of York, Pa., and Merle Lloyd Spoonire of Red Lion, Pa.; 19 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Mae Witmore, and a brother, Roy Otis Spoonire.

Services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, 40 E. Antietam St. in Hagerstown. Allen E. Strite will officiate. Burial will be in Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery in Flintstone, Md.

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

Curtis L. Guyer

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Curtis L. Guyer, 34, of 400 S. Main St., died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at his home.

Born Feb. 15, 1966, in McConnellsburg, Pa., he was the son of Charles A. Guyer of Fayetteville, Pa., and the late Nedra J. Fitzwater Guyer.

He was a 1984 graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School.

He worked in building maintenance at Sears in Chambersburg.

He attended Community Pentecostal Mission in Chambersburg.

He played drums for different area bands.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Bobbie Jo Phillips Guyer; a daughter, Nichole E. Guyer of Fannettsburg, Pa.; and a sister, Lorie A. Guyer of Fayetteville.

A memorial service will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Community Pentecostal Mission, 4580 Jack Road in Chambersburg. The Rev. Clarence William will officiate.

Burial will be private.

At the family's request, there will be no public viewing.

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

Shirley E. Wheeler

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Shirley E. Wheeler, 64, of Hedgesville, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at her home.

Born Aug. 23, 1935, in Charles County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Arthur Leon and Pearl Green Wenk.

She retired from Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

She received a service award for faithful service for 25 years with the U.S. Government.

She is survived by her husband, John S. Wheeler; three daughters, Brenda Nagley of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Judy McFadden and Laura Dawson, both of Hedgesville; a stepdaughter, Kim Mummard of Fredericksburg, Va.; a stepson, Creighton Wheeler of Arlington, Va.; two sisters, Margaret Price of Martinsburg and Barbara Kackley of Charles Town, W.Va.; a brother, Arthur L. Wenk Jr. of Inwood, W.Va.; and 11 grandchildren.

Services and burial will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, WV 25041.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

Mabel V. Helmick

INWOOD, W.Va. - Mabel V. Helmick, 85, of Inwood, died Friday, June 16, 2000, at her home.

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