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June 24, 2000

 

Obituaries



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Sunday, June 25, 2000 Edition




Thelma E. Kisner

CLEAR SPRING - Thelma Eileen Kisner, 70, of 11219 National Pike, died Thursday, June 22, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 27, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Daisy Forsythe Kisner.

She is survived by a brother.

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, Big Pool Road in Shanktown, Md. The Rev. Dennis E. Whitmore will officiate. Burial will be in Blair's Valley Church of God Cemetery.

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The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. in Hagerstown, and Tuesday at noon at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Clear Spring Emergency Relief Fund, c/o Dennis E. Whitmore, 11404 Tedrick Drive, Big Pool, MD 21711.

Jo Ann Hoffmaster

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Jo Ann Hoffmaster, 68, of Charles Town, died Saturday, June 24, 2000, at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Va.

Born May 17, 1932, in Alton, W.Va., she was the daughter of Burla Virginia Kittle Tenney of Charles Town and the late Sterling W. Tenney.

She was a 1950 graduate of Charles Town High School, a graduate of Hagerstown Business College and attended Shepherd College in Shepherdstown, W.Va.

She was formerly employed as a medical secretary by Dr. Jules Langlet in Charles Town. Previously, she was employed by the former Charles Town General Hospital in Ranson, W.Va.

She attended Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town, where she was a member of United Methodist Women Circle 3, and Secret Sisters.

She was a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority of Shepherd College, a former member of Charles Town Woman's Club of Charles Town, Betsy Ross CEO Club of Charles Town, a member of Jackson-Perks American Legion Post 71 Ladies Auxiliary of Charles Town and Golden Corral Senior Citizens Bowling League of Charles Town.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 47 years, John D. Hoffmaster; a son, John David Hoffmaster of Sterling, Va.; a grandson, John Douglas Hoffmaster; and a niece.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town. The Rev. Dee-Ann Dixon will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town.

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

Memorial donations may be made to United Methodist Women, Asbury United Methodist Church, 110 West North St., Charles Town, WV 25414; or American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329.

George Carr Jr.

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - George "Pete" Carr Jr., 57, of Charles Town, died Saturday, June 24, 2000, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va.

Born July 21, 1942, in Charles Town, he was the son of the late George and Nellie Wise Carr.

He was employed for many years as a groom for Jerry Bast Racing Stable at the Charles Town Racetrack.

He was a Protestant.

He was a member of Charles Town Horseman's Benevolence Protective Association.

He is survived by a sister, Evelyn L. Carr of Ranson; a niece; and four nephews.

Graveside services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town. Chaplain Rick Mann will officiate.

The family will receive friends Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town.

Kenneth M. Poling

FREDERICK, Md. - Kenneth Mark Poling, 72, of 4882 Blue Spruce Lane and formerly of West Virginia, died Friday, June 23, 2000, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Born June 3, 1928, in Grafton, W.Va., he was the son of the late Lonnie L. Poling and Ethel R. Shahan Poling Dunlap.

Most recently, he was owner of Poling's Mobile Homes of Frederick. In 1980, he retired as owner and proprietor of K.M. Poling Excavating and Paving.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Wolfsville, Md.

He is survived by his wife, Rhea Metzer Poling; a daughter, Kathy J. Poling Clark of Frederick; two sons, Mark L. Poling and Kenneth J. Poling, both of Frederick; a sister, Mary Louise Dunlap of Middletown; four brothers, Timothy Dunlap of Shepherdstown, W.Va., Gerald Dunlap of Middletown, Md., Daniel Dunlap of Rohresville, Md., and Dorsey Dunlap of Charles Town, W.Va.; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Dunlap and Joseph Dunlap.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church in Wolfsville. The Rev. Randy Reed, pastor of the church, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mark's Lutheran Church Cemetery in Wolfsville.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St. in Frederick.

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