Obituaries for 10/17

October 16, 2000

Obituaries for 10/17

Alice T. Watson

Alice T. Watson, 85, of 13622 Dixie Drive, Hagerstown, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 27, 1914, in Bridgeport, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin and Emma Jane Grant Thompson.

Her husband, Luther W. "Dick" Watson, died in 1975.

She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church.

She volunteered at the Turnover Shop.

She is survived by one daughter, Patricia A. Yohman of Hagerstown; two sisters, Mary Thompson of Clarksburg, W.Va., and Frances Robinson of Fairmont, W.Va.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by one son, John E. Watson; and one brother, James Thompson.

Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, 40 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Patrick A. Pierce will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, Md.


The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John's Episcopal Church, 101 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Loring E. Kendrick

STATE LINE, Pa. - Loring Edward Kendrick, 81, of 914 Woodland Parkway, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at his home.

He was active with the Boy Scouts of America and was previously cub master at St. Mary's Catholic Church and assistant cub master at Salem Avenue School.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Prayers will be recited on today at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Gerda M. Padelsky

Gerda Mae Padelsky, 79, of 318 Linganore Ave., Hagerstown, who died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at Ravenwood Lutheran Village, was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church.

Dwight M. Schmuck

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dwight Miller Schmuck, 54, of 1229 Sollenberger Road, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at M.S. Hershey Medical Center.

Born March 8, 1946, in Hanover, Pa., he was the son of Miller S. Schmuck of Chambersburg and the late Eleanor Miller Schmuck, who died in 1997.

He was a graduate of Messiah College.

He was a self-employed computer software salesman. He pastored churches in Maytown, Lewisberry and Newberrytown, Pa. From 1976 to 1985 he taught at Cumberland Valley Christian School.

He was a member of Open Door Church of Chambersburg.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Susan K. Stambach Schmuck, whom he married June 20, 1970; two daughters, Laura S. Schmuck of Chambersburg, and Joy K. Schmuck of Greenville, S.C.; two sisters, Reitta Schreck of Glen Burnie, Md., and Roberta Veninger of Simsbury, Conn.; three brothers, the Rev. Keith Schmuck of Manchester, Pa., Bob Schmuck of Lees Summit, Mo., and the Rev. David Schmuck of Lewistown, Pa.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home Ltd., Chambersburg. The Revs. David Schmuck and Keith Skelton will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions may be made to Dwight Schmuck Memorial Fund in care of Cumberland Valley Christian School, 600 Miller Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Dennis E. Mummert

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Dennis E. Mummert, 51, of 410 Fairview Ave., died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born Sept. 14, 1949, in Waynesboro, he was the son of Anna Belle Koons Mummert of Waynesboro and the late Robert S. Mummert.

He was a 1967 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School and was a graduate of Harrisburg Barber School.

He was owner/operator of Mummert's Barber Shop on West Main Street in Waynesboro for the past 30 years.

He was a member of Order of the Owls Nest 1073 in Waynesboro. He was a bowler for more than 40 years.

He is survived by his wife, Tammy L. Sheeley Mummert, whom he married July 19, 1997; one daughter, Wendy Moon of Shady Grove, Pa.; two sons, Darren Mummert of Greencastle, Pa., and Ryan Mummert of Mercersburg, Pa.; one stepdaughter, Kelly Sheeley of New Oxford, Pa.; one brother, Terry E. Mummert of Greencastle; three grandchildren; one niece; one nephew; and a number of aunts and uncles.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle. Pastor K. Allan Mummert will officiate.

There will be no public viewing.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to Otterbein Ministry Center, 912 S. Potomac St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Arrangements are by Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home in Greencastle.

Galen P. Harshman

Galen Paige Harshman, 53, of 454 Stratford Ave., Hagerstown, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, at University of Maryland Hospital Center, Baltimore.

Born July 4, 1947, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Samuel Glenn Harshman of Boonsboro and the late Lean Emmert Harshman.

He was a 1965 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

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