Obituaries for 8/28

August 30, 2000

Obituaries for 8/28

Amelia M. Capriotti

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Amelia Maria Saladini Capriotti, 88, of 124 W. Congress St., died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2000, at her daughter's home.

Born Jan. 14, 1912, in Millville, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Pasquale and Teodolinda Angelucci Saladini.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Adamo S. Capriotti Sr.

She was a member of St. Peters Catholic Church in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., and St. James Catholic Church in Charles Town.

She was a member of Extension Homemakers.

She is survived by two daughters, Cesarina C. Wysong and Linda Rose Capriotti, both of Charles Town; two sons, Adam S. Capriotti Jr. of Gaithersburg, Md., and Eugene P. Capriotti of Harpers Ferry; three sisters, Dolly Saladini of Martinsburg, W.Va., Rose Crabtree and Minnie Manspeaker, both of Hagerstown; three brothers, Joseph Saladini of Martinsburg, Vincent Saladini of Clifton, N.J., and Pete Saladini of Washington, D.C.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by one sister, Lucy Cutrone; and one brother, Vincent Saladini.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Peters Catholic Church in Harpers Ferry. The Rev. Brian Owens will be celebrant. Burial will be in St. Peters Cemetery in Harpers Ferry.

The family will receive friends Tuesday after 1 p.m. and any time Wednesday at their home, 124 W. Congress St., Charles Town.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Independent Fire Co., P.O. Box 925, Charles Town, WV 25414.

Arrangements are by Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home in Harpers Ferry.

Dante Flabbi

FREDERICK, Md. - Dante "Dan" Flabbi, 85, of 5860 Genesis Lane, died Saturday, Aug. 26, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Born Oct. 2, 1914, in Port Deposit, Md., he was the son of the late Dante and Providence Guigno Flabbi.

His first wife, Blanche Helen Donnelly Flabbi, died March 19, 1977. His second wife, Dorothy M. Bridgett Flabbi, died Dec. 10, 1994.

He was employed as a sanitary engineer and boiler operator by Fort Detrick in Frederick, Md., from 1947 to 1974.

He served in the U.S. Merchant Marines from 1933 to 1947.

He was a former member of Catoctin United Methodist Church.

He is survived by two daughters, Nancy Andrew of Thurmont, Md., and Jeanie Lam of Martinsburg, W.Va.; one son, Francis E. Flabbi of Thurmont; one sister, Mary Spath of California; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Dante Flabbi and Albert E. Flabbi; and one brother, Julian Flabbi.

Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Robert E. Dailey and Son Funeral Home, 615 E. Main St., in Thurmont. The Rev. Kenneth C. Hamrick will officiate. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Frederick.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open from 1 to 9 p.m.

Darlene E. Guyer

FORT LOUDON, Pa. - Darlene E. "Deanie" Guyer, 60, of 1123 N. Brooklyn Road, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000, at her home.

Born June 16, 1940, in Chambersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Calvin and Winifred Hackman Leab.

She was employed by Chambersburg Hospital as a licensed practical nurse for eight years.

She attended Mount Tabor Brethren in Christ Church in Mercersburg, Pa.

She was a director of Fort Loudon Community Center, a member of the center's ladies auxiliary and participated in the center's annual Hunters' Breakfast for 22 years. She was a former member of Women of the Mountain.

She is survived by her husband, Pearl W. Guyer, whom she married Oct. 9, 1966; two brothers, Arthur L. Wood and Autry G. Ryder, both of Fort Loudon; a cousin, Lonnie G. Rosenberry, who lived with her and her husband; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, 47 N. Park Ave., Mercersburg. The Rev. Roy E. Brake Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens in Chambersburg.

Viewing will be Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Herbert C. Lewis

MAUGANSVILLE - Herbert Clyde Lewis, 76, of 13735 Village Mill Drive, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Nov. 1, 1923, in Berwinsdale, Pa., he was the son of the late Frank Robert and Twila Mary Striver Lewis.

He retired from Mack Trucks in 1987 and was a former employee of Fairchild Aircraft.

He was a member of Salem Reformed United Church of Christ.

He was a life member of Maugansville Volunteer Fire Co. and a member of U.A.W. Local 171.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, M. Lorraine Lewis; three daughters, Belinda J. Weaver, Lisa M. Lewis and Lori A. Lewis, all of Maugansville; one son, Robert E. Lewis of Ellicott City, Md.; two sisters, Vesta A. Snyder of Altoona, Pa., and Lodema J. McCall of Litiz, Pa.; three brothers, Haley F. Lewis of Florissant, Mo., William T. Lewis of Erie, Pa., and Frank E. Lewis of Oil City, Pa.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

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