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October 22, 2000

Obituaries for 10/23






Charles B. Houser IV

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Charles B. "Chuck" Houser IV, 34, of Martinsburg, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000, in an automobile accident on Route 7, near Route 9, Hedgesville, W.Va.

Born April 30, 1966, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Polly J. Meyers Shank of Williamsport and Charles Buchannan Houser III, of Hagerstown.

He was a 1984 graduate of Williamsport High School.

He was employed by Berkeley County Public Service Sewer District as an equipment operator.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Brandi A. Shepherd Houser; maternal grandmother, Pearl Meyers of Williamsport; stepmother, Donna A. Houser of Hagerstown; stepfather, Leroy P. Shank of Williamsport; four sons, Charles Bradley Houser of Clear Spring, Sterling Houser of Louisiana, Logan Houser of Greencastle, Pa., and Xane Houser at home; two brothers, Lance P. Shank of Downsville, and William A. Houser of Hagerstown; nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Harry Omar Meyers Sr.; and paternal grandparents, Charles B. Jr. and Mona A. Downs Houser.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport. The Rev. E. Reese Davis will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown. Military graveside services will be conducted by Morris Frock Post 42 Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open after 9 a.m. for the convenience of family and friends.

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




William L. Hough

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - William L. Hough, 76, of 342 Fairview Ave., died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000, at Waynesboro Hospital after a short illness.

Born Oct. 19, 1924, in St. Paul, Minn., he was the son of the late Louis Walden Hough and Iva Smith.

He was a 1943 graduate of Waynesboro High School. He then attended Western Pennsylvania Watch Making Institute. He also attended Waynesboro Business College under the G.I. Bill.

He was employed as a missile mechanic at Letterkenny Army Ordnance Depot, Chambersburg. He retired in 1980.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in the European Theater. He was one of the first post-WWII guided missile mechanics having trained at Redstone Arsenal, in Alacana and Pueblo Army Depot in Colorado.

He was a Protestant.

As a young man, he was a member of Waynesboro Little Theater and served as a trainer with Waynesboro Tigers Football team. He was a member of AMVETS in Hagerstown, Eagle's Club Inc., Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758, Order of the Owls Nest 1073, all of Waynesboro. He was a post member and past commander both of the William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695 and Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15, both of Waynesboro and a member of the Blue Ridge Sportsman Association.

He is survived by three sons, William L. Hough II, Tim E. Hough and Andrew P. Hough, all of Waynesboro; two daughters, Katherine J. Fingerman of Frederick, Md., and Emily A. Hough of Waynesboro; 11 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter, and a half-brother, James Payne of Florida.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Caroline Hough, in 1958; and a twin brother, Louis W. Hough, in 1985.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home Inc., 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. The Rev. Charles B. Jessen will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Antietam Humane Society, 8513 Lyons Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268.




Tony A. Blubaugh

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Tony A. Blubaugh, 50, of 7186 Ruritan Drive, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, Pa. His death was attributed to intracranial hemorrhage.

Born Oct. 6, 1950, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Earl and Ruth Mentzer Blubaugh. He lived his early life in Tomstown.

He attended Waynesboro Area Senior High School.

He worked for 30 years as a machine mechanic for the shoe industries in the area. He was last employed at JLG of McConnellsburg, Pa., as an electrical assembler.

He was a member of South Mountain Sportsman Association.

He is survived by his wife, Susan K. Mentzer Blubaugh, whom he married Oct. 20, 1973; a son, Michael E. Blubaugh of Chambersburg; two brothers, Richard U. Blubaugh of Greencastle, Pa., and Norman L. Blubaugh of Chambersburg; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl Blubaugh and Gary Blubaugh.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home Inc., 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. The Rev. Ky Searcy will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

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




Joyce A. Mowen

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