Obituaries for 8/27

August 26, 2000

Obituaries for 8/27

Mack L. Hooe Sr.

MILLVILLE, W.Va. - Mack Lewis Hooe Sr., 75, of Millville, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000, at his home.

Born June 14, 1925, in Purcellville, Va., he was the son of the late Garland H. Hooe Sr. and Constance Osbourn Hooe.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret M. Nicewarner Hooe, in 1996.

He was a 1943 graduate of Shepherdstown High School in Shepherdstown, W.Va.

He worked for 46 years as a clerk for the B&O Railroad Co.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was a member of Shenandoah Memorial United Methodist Church in Millville.

He was a member of Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Fire Co.; Brotherhood of Railway and Airline Clerks; and Charles Town/Martinsburg, W.Va., Bowling Leagues.


He is survived by a son, Mack L. Hooe Jr. of Millville; two brothers, Hugh Paxson Hooe and David O. Hooe, both of Charles Town, W.Va.; two grandchildren; a niece; and three nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Stevens, and two brothers, Shirley Sandy Hooe and Garland H. Hooe Jr.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town. The Rev. James K. Hamrick will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens in Martinsburg.

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

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 40, Ranson, WV 25438; or Harpers Ferry Fire Co., P.O. Box 126, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425.

Helen L. Hartmann

BIG COVE TANNERY, Pa. - Helen Louise Hartmann, 90, of Big Cove Tannery Road, died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000, at Morgan County War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Born Nov. 13, 1909, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of the late William and Helen Doerr Diebels.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Maurice I. Hartmann, Ph.D., in 1978.

She was a retired schoolteacher from Lucy D. Slowe School in Northeast Washington, D.C.

She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Hancock.

She is survived by her second husband, Robert E. Swift; five daughters, Helen Lee Thompson of Kentucky, Janice R. Lee of Pataluma, Calif., Louise M. Nyquist of Washington, D.C., Stephanie J. McAllister of Riverdale, Md., and Tonette M. Hartmann of Silver Spring, Md.; a son, Dr. Robert M. Hartmann of Pennsylvania; a sister, Joann Strube of Arizona; 22 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Dr. Bruce T. Hartmann, and a brother, William Diebels.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church, East High Street in Hancock. Burial will be in Damascus Cemetery in Big Cove Tannery.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St. in Hancock, where a rosary will be said at 8 p.m. The funeral home will be open Monday at 1 p.m. for the convenience of friends.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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