Obituaries for 9/30

September 29, 2000

Obituaries for 9/30

S. Elizabeth Marsee Guild

S. Elizabeth Marsee Guild, 87, of 9946 Downsville, Pike, Hagerstown, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2000 at Clearview Nursing Home in Hagerstown.

Born Oct. 27, 1912, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late David Earl and Margaret Estella Hoover Neikirk.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Donald F. Marsee Sr., in 1946, and her second husband, Cecil Guild, in 1994.

She owned and operated The Royal Inn on South Potomac Street in Hagerstown.

She was a former member of John Wesley United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two sons, David L. Marsee of Manhattan Beach, Calif., and Donald F. Marsee Jr. of Puyallup, Wash.; a sister, M. Regina Minnich of Hagerstown; a brother, Ralph V. Neikirk of Hagerstown; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert A. Neikirk.

Services will be Monday at 1:30 p.m. at Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, 40 E. Antietam St. in Hagerstown. The Rev. Kenneth S. Valentine will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Stanford H. Hunt

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Stanford H. Hunt, 81, of Heritage Retirement Home and formerly of North Franklin Street, Chambersburg, Pa., died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000, at Brightglade Nursing Home in Memphis.

Born Dec. 23, 1918, in Jackson, Tenn., he was the son of the late Jeff D. and Louise Herron Hunt.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel B. Townsend Hunt, in 1996.

He worked at Letterkenny Army Depot in the missile shop on HAWK Missiles, retiring in June 1978.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp from 1939 to 1960, retiring as a master sergeant flight line maintenance technician.

He attended Letterkenny Army Depot Chapel in Chambersburg.

He was a member of Burt J. Asper Post 46 American Legion of Chambersburg, AARP of Chambersburg National Association of Retired Federal Employees, YMCA of Chambersburg, Franklin County Historical Society and Cumberland County Humane Society.

He is survived by three sisters, Gladys Clayton, Dora Collins and Virginia Meador, all of Memphis.

Graveside services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Parklawns Memorial Gardens near Chambersburg.

There will be no viewing.

Arrangements are by Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

Aldus S. Bonebrake

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Aldus S. "Bink" Bonebrake, 83, of 109 N. Franklin St., died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Oct. 14, 1916, in Franklin County, Pa., he was the son of the late Cyrus N. and Mary Rebecca Zody Bonebrake.

He was a 1933 graduate of Waynesboro High School and a graduate of Waynesboro Business School.

He was first employed by Fairchild Aircraft Manufacturing Co. in Hagerstown. In the 1940s, he worked at Landis Tool Co. in Waynesboro, doing cost accounting and retiring in 1979 as a methods engineer.

He was a Protestant.

He was a member of Eagles Club of Waynesboro and Latco Foreman's Club.

He is survived by his wife, Bettie M. Tomlinson Bonebrake, whom he married Dec. 31, 1934; a daughter, Linda M. Thornton of Waynesboro; a son, Lane S. Bonebrake of Glendale Heights, Ill.; two sisters, Gladys L. Culp of Asheville, N.C., and Olive L. Noll of Waynesboro; two brothers, Galen Bonebrake of Chambersburg and Warren H. Bonebrake of Waynesboro; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by six sisters, Orva May Emmert, Mary Z. Bonebrake, Edna G. Bonebrake, Edith A. Bonebrake, Isabelle L. Bonebrake and Myrtle W. Bonebrake; six brothers, John Bonebrake, Cyrus Bonebrake, Edgar A. Bonebrake, Aaron Z. Bonebrake, Ira P. Bonebrake and Melvin G. Bonebrake; and a grandson.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St. in Waynesboro. The Rev. Richard A. Seaks will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro.

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

Memorial donations may be made to American Red Cross, 90 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Frances V. Locke

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Frances Virginia Locke, 84, of Middletown, died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000, at Homewood at Crumland Farms in Frederick, Md.

Born Dec. 11, 1915, in Middletown, she was the daughter of the late Albert L. and Norma M. Wise.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. "Bill" Locke, in 1999.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Christ Reformed United Church of Christ in Middletown, where she was a member of Christe de Fille Sunday School Class.

She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary of Amvets Post 9 of Middletown.

She volunteered at Citizens Nursing Home, Homewood Nursing Home and Red Cross Blood Drives.

She is survived by two daughters, Bunny Cramer of Middletown and Gail D. Owings of Baltimore; two sons, Charles William Locke II of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Michael A. Locke of Frederick; a sister, Betty J. Wise of Homewood at Crumland Farms; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

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