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September 15, 2000

Obituaries for 9/16



Robert G. Rowe

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Robert G. "Bob" Rowe, 80, of 9026 Gap Road, died Friday, Sept. 15, at his home.

Born Oct. 26, 1919, in Quincy Township, Pa., he was the son of the late John W. Sr. and Verna Robinson Rowe.

He attended the Gap School.

Prior to retiring in 1985, he was a machinist at Mitchell's Machine Shop in Greencastle, Pa., and then worked part-time at Regency Thermographics in Waynesboro. He also had been employed as a machinist by Guideline, Waynesboro, later purchased by AMP Inc.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the European Theater during World War II.

He was a member of Fairview Chapel in Fairview, Pa., near Waynesboro.

He was a member of Waynesboro Fish and Game Association, Order of the Owls Nest 1073 and William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695, all in Waynesboro.

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He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Elenora Mae Bricker Rowe; three daughters, Mary J. Farrow and Brenda K. Oberholzer, both of Waynesboro, and Barbara A. Diffenderfer of Chambersburg, Pa.; four sons, Ronald W. Rowe of Greencastle, Carl E. Rowe Sr. of Fayetteville, Pa., Gary L. Rowe and Paul E. Rowe Sr., both of Waynesboro; two brothers, Richard Rowe of Fayetteville and Clyde Marlin Rowe of Smithsburg; 22 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Annabelle Elaine Cool, in 1982; one son, Harold P. Rowe, in 1962; one sister; four brothers; and one grandson.

Services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. Pastor Wayne L. Kuhns will officiate. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Gettysburg, Pa.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201 or American Cancer Society, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.




Clarence E. Pike Jr.

BOONSBORO - Clarence E. "Eddie" Pike Jr., 65, of 8412 Mapleville Road, who died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000, was employed by and then owned and operated Dual Highway Exxon for more than 45 years. He also is survived by his companion, Carroll Gatling.




Angel Myers

Angel Myers, infant daughter of Jeffrey M. and Amy R. Myers of 300 Northern Ave., Apt. 9F, died Monday, Sept. 11, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by one sister, Ashley H. Myers, at home; maternal grandparents, Bonnie and Delbert Meyers of Chambersburg, Pa., and David and Barb Deal of Smithsburg; paternal grandparents, Betty and Roscoe Barnes of Hagerstown; and six aunts and uncles.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home in Hagerstown.




Pearl M. Liskey

KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. - Pearl Markle Liskey, 88, of Kearneysville, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va.

Born Sept. 19, 1911, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Isaac Milton and Rose Anna Ring Milburn.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Grafton Liskey.

She is survived by three daughters, Alice M. Setherley of Falling Waters, W.Va., Barbara L. Loy of Capon Bridge, W.Va., and Dale A. Everhart of Kearneysville; four sons, Lyle K. Markle of New Port Richey, Fla., Floyd H. Markle of Kearneysville, Walter R. Markle of Winchester, Va., and Frederick G. Markle of Fairplay; one sister, Edith Demory of Charles Town, W.Va.; one brother, Robert Milburn of Berryville, Va.; 20 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Herbert Milburn, Paul Milburn, James Milburn and Cecil Milburn.

Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg, W.Va. The Rev. Dottie Dunham will officiate. Burial will be in Ridings Chapel Cemetery in Stephens City, Va.

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




Joseph O. Hays

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Joseph Otho Hays, 82, of 4415B Valley View Road, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2000, at his home.

Born July 25, 1918, in Wolfsville, he was the son of the late Albert Eugene and Jennie Alice Stottlemyer.

He was employed by Maryland-Virginia Milk Producers in Frederick, Md., as warehouse manager until his retirement.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He received the Purple Heart in Germany. He also played in the Army Band.

He was a member of Christ Reformed United Church of Christ in Middletown.

He was a former member of Yellow Springs Concert Band and Harmony Coronet Band.

He is survived by his wife, Josephine Holter Hays; two daughters, Barbara H. Horton of Mount Airy, Md., and Jenny H. Tobery of Myersville, Md.; two sons, Samuel E. Hays of Westminster, Md., and John W. Hays of Thurmont, Md.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Margaret H. Rogers; and a son, Ronald J. Hays.

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