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June 18, 2000
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Carroll Vernon Marquart, 87, of 17956 Garden Lane, Hagerstown, died Saturday, June 17, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born July 4, 1912, in Mechanicsburg, Pa., he was the son of the late George Herman and Bessie Matilda Geedy Marquart.

He was a retired employee of the Washington County Hospital Dietary Department; and had been employed by Fairchild Aircraft for 30 years. He was custodian of First Brethren Church for 20 years.

He was a member of First Brethren Church.

He was a member of Hagerstown Lodge 217 A.F. & A.M.; Hagerstown Chapter 89 Order of the Eastern Star, where he served nine times as Worthy Patron.

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He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lucetta M. Marquart; two daughters, Jean L. Semler of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Linda M. Weddle of Thurmont, Md.; a son, Robert C. Marquart of Hagerstown; a sister, Reba J. Miller of York, Pa.; 18 grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Vernon E. Marquart and Maynard B. Marquart; a sister, Miriam Kelso; five brothers, M. Maust Marquart, George G. Marquart, J. Dean Marquart, Ralph H. Marquart and Donald E. Marquart; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, 40 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Bruce A. Foster 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, where Hagerstown Lodge 217 A.F. & A.M. will conduct a Masonic Memorial service at 7:30 p.m., followed by an Eastern Star Memorial Service by Hagerstown Chapter 89 Order of the Eastern Star at 8 p.m.

Richard A. Weisman Jr.

Richard Alan Weisman Jr., sergeant, USA Retired, of Hagerstown, who died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, was a member and current commander of Joseph C. Herbert Post 222 American Legion of Clear Spring.

He and his brother lived in Clear Spring with their grandparents, attending Clear Spring schools. He graduated from Clear Spring High School in 1986.

Ardella S. Nunemaker

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Ardella Strayer Nunemaker, 92, of Falling Spring Nursing Home, and formerly of 5290 Aldenwald Road, died Saturday, June 17, 2000, at the home.

Born Aug. 31, 1907, in Cleversburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John E. and Mary Ellen Stine Strayer.

Her husband, Oscar E. "Flick" Numemaker, died Jan. 15, 1974. They were married Nov. 24, 1924.

She and her husband owned and operated a farm in Quincy Township for 20 years. She worked at Mont Alto Shirt Factory; and did domestic work for families in the Mont Alto area.

She was a member of Mont Alto Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by six daughters, Jean D. Beltz Morgan of Carlisle, Pa., Edith Jones of Waynesboro, Pa., Mary J. Junkins and Nancy Showater, both of Fayetteville, Pa., Sally A. Peck and Betty Reed, both of Mont Alto; two sons, Paul E. Nunemaker and William J. Nunemaker, both of Waynesboro; a sister, Catherine Devor of Shippensburg, Pa.; 47 grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; 82 great-grandchildren; 23 great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, C. May Adolini; three sons, Emory Numemaker, John Nunemaker and James Nunemaker; two granddaughters; four grandsons; seven sisters, Dora Eutzy, Hazel Sounders, Sylvia Coyler, Nellie Barnmaster, Lottie Strayer and twins Daisey Strayer and Dessie Powell; three brothers, Elmer D. Strayer, Wilber C. Strayer and John L. Strayer.

Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Grover-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. The Rev. Robert L. Basom will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Mont Alto.

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

Charlotte C. Witherspoon

Charlotte Corderman Witherspoon, 88, of Ravenwood Lutheran Village in Hagerstown, died Friday, June 16, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born June 22, 1911, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Luther Hower and Irene Alice Lefever Corderman.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph R. Stouffer; and by her second husband, James Bradley Witherspoon Sr., in 1979.

She had been employed by Johnstons, Leiter Brothers, Habers and The Bon-Ton as a saleswoman in the ladies clothing department.

She was a member of The Presbyterian Church and a former member of First Christian Church.

She was a member of Washington County Hospital Auxiliary.

She is survived by a daughter, Orpha Crabbs of Millersville, Pa.; a son, James B. Witherspoon Jr., of Timonium, Md.; a sister, Pauline Everhart of Greencastle, Pa.; a brother, Roscoe Corderman of Smithsburg; three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Ernest Corderman, Howard Corderman, Harry Corderman and Earl Corderman.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. John W. Ailstock will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg, Pa.

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