Obituaries for 8/13

August 12, 2000

Obituaries for 8/13

Carroll A. MacKenzie

LAKEWOOD, N.J. - Carroll A. "Mac" MacKenzie, 74, of Lakewood, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

He was born in Lakewood, N.J.

He was an electrical engineer for the U.S. Navy at Lakehurst Naval Air Station for 41 years, retiring in 1984. He also worked at Gambler Ridge and Lakewood Country Club as a ranger and starter.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, serving on the USS Foreman DE-633 and the USS Carpellotti APD-136.


He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Lakewood, where he was an elder.

He was a member of Boy Scouts Troop 2 of Lakewood, Boy Scouts Troop 13 of Martinsburg, W.Va., Cub Scouts Ocean County Council, Lakewood Hook and Ladder 1, a member and former president and chief of Lakewood Fire Co., a training coordinator for the fire school, a member of Ocean and Monmouth Fire Chiefs Association, chief delegate for two years of the New Jersey State Firemen's Association of Wildwood, N.J., and a member of the Lakewood Exempt Firemen's Association.

He was a member of Naval Airship Association Inc., the Fleet Reserve Association, USS Carpellotti APD-136 Association Inc. and Destroyer Escort Sailors Association Inc.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Isabelle "Bettie" MacKenzie of Lakewood; a daughter, Debbie Rush of Falling Waters, W.Va.; a son, James D. MacKenzie of Lakewood; a brother, William D. MacKenzie of Venice, Fla.; a granddaughter; five grandsons; a great-grandson; and nephews.

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at D'Elia Funeral Home, Route 70 and Vermont Avenue in Lakewood. Burial will be in Hope Chapel Cemetery in Lakewood.

Visitation will be Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Troop 2 or Troop 13 of the Boy Scouts of America; Deborah Heart and Lung Foundation, P.O. Box 820 Browns Mills, NJ 08015-0820; or Fireman's Relief Fund, P.O. Box 738 Lakewood, NJ 08701.

Melvin A. Moatz

CASCADE, Md. - Melvin Anthony "Sketch" Moatz, 73, of 14357 Pen Mar High Rock Road, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 24, 1927, in Quincy, Pa., he was the son of the late Leo Gossert and Grace Moatz Sheffler.

He worked for Frick Co., Landis Machine and Mack Trucks, retiring from there in 1978.

He was a member of Living Worship Center Church of God in Zullinger, Pa.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Lorraine Viola Bricker Moatz; eight children, Melvina Harmon, Darlene Kipe, Krista Haugh and Karla Rowe, all of Hagerstown, Pamela Lawson of Seymore, Ind., Gregory Moatz and Stephen Moatz, both of Waynesboro, Pa., and Gordon Moatz of Pen Mar; a half sister, Anna M. Souders; two half brothers, Donald Gossert and Reginald Gossert; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was a member of a CB club.

He was preceded in death by a half brother, Lennis Gossert, and a stepbrother, George Sheffler Jr.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Family Life Worship Center Church of God, 4750 Buchanan Trail West in Zullinger, Pa. The Rev. Roger Cales will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery in Hagerstown.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lochstampfor Funeral Home, corners of South Church Street and West Second Street.

Memorial donations may be made to Family Life Worship Center, Church of God, 4750 Buchanan Trail West, Waynesboro, PA 17268.

B. Mildred Lutz

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - B. Mildred Lutz, 86, of Penn Hall Retirement Community and formerly of Harrisburg, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, at Penn Hall.

Born Feb. 12, 1914, in Maytown, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John A. and Mary Charles Hershey.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy C. Lutz.

She was a retired registered nurse from Polyclinic Medical Center in Harrisburg.

She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Harrisburg.

She was a volunteer for the American Cancer Society and the Harrisburg Food Bank.

She is survived by a daughter, Mary L. Grubic of York, Pa.; a son, Kenneth E. Lutz of Boonsboro; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be Monday at 3 p.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Harrisburg.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Memorial donations may be made to Memorial Fund at Penn Hall, Menno Haven Community, 1425 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Neill Funeral Home, Harrisburg.

Doris A. Hess

BOONSBORO - Doris Ann Hess, 54, of 904 Orchard Manor Drive and formerly of Gerrardstown, W.Va., died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born June 17, 1946, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Paul and Silvia Faircloth Edwards.

She had been employed as a seamstress by Potomac Sportswear Co. for 25 years.

She was a member of Martinsburg Church of God.

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