Obituaries for 10/26

October 25, 2000

Obituaries for 10/26

Mabel W. Zimmerman

Mabel W. Zimmerman, 84, of 902 W. Irvin Ave., Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 22, 1915, in Cearfoss, she was the daughter of the late Clyde Edgar and Annie Maizie Angle Winger.

She was employed by Hayes Inc., and L&B Hat Shoppe.

She was a member of Hagerstown Church of the Brethren.

She was a member of Lady BPOE 378, Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 Auxiliary, and Beta Sigma Phi.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Roger Miller Zimmerman; one son, Thomas L. Zimmerman of Jeannette, Pa.; and grandchildren, Carie, Benjamin, Emily and Adam Zimmerman, all of Jeannette.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Leona DeLauder, Helen Seibert and Mildred Winger; and one brother, Harold Winger.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown. The Rev. Gregory P. Shook will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery in Hagerstown.


The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m. The Ladies of the Elks will hold a service at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, 15 S. Mulberry St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Dustie L. Thomas

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Dustie Lynn Thomas, 14, of Greencastle, who died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000, is survived by maternal grandparents, Shirley Savage and Bob Niner of Confluence, Pa., and Delbert Frey of Bruceton, W.Va.

Tiffany N. Thomas

STAUNTON, Va. - Tiffany N. "Face" Thomas, 20, of 1001 Farrier Court, and formerly of Hagerstown, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000, at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville.

Born March 30, 1980, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of Kay Patterson Little of Staunton.

She was a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School in Staunton.

She was employed by Peggy Vaughn, owner of Bears and Blanket Daycare Center.

She attended Community United Methodist Church.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by a daughter, Chyna M.T. Nolley of Staunton; three sisters, Mary Patterson, Tigerr Patterson and Kimberly Patterson, all of Staunton; three brothers, Andre Patterson of New Jersey, James Patterson of Waynesboro, Pa. and Bud Little of Staunton; maternal grandparents, Virginia and John Winston of Nellysford, Va.; her stepfather, Jeffery Little of Staunton; her former stepfather, Stuart Bryant of Staunton; nieces; nephews; aunts and uncles.

Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Community United Methodist Church. Dr. John A. Fisher will officiate, assisted by Ministerial Alliance. Burial will be in Cedar Green Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at her home, 1001 Farrier Count in Staunton; and at the home of her uncle, William Vaughn, 16 William St. in Staunton.

Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home, Staunton.

Michael D. Maphis Sr.

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. - Michael David Maphis Sr., 33, of 121 Idlebrook Drive, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2000, at his home.

Born July 11, 1967, in Cheverly, Md., he was the son of Patricia Presley Pendergast of Collinsville and the late George Maphis.

He started working at age 15 for Alphin Aircraft in Hagerstown. He was formerly employed by St. Louis Helicopter.

He served eight years in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Collinsville.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his stepfather, Jim Pendergast of Collinsville; two sons, Wesley Stuart Maphis and Michael David Maphis Jr., both of Worden, Ill.; his former wife, Trina Maphis; two sisters, Kimberly Diane Maphis of Hagerstown and Sheila Neisler of Pageland, S.C.; a stepsister, Maylisa Pendergast; and his close friend, Tina Kalbfleisch of Collinsville.

Services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown. The Rev. Robert Swank will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

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

Richard L. Rowland

RANSON, W.Va. - Richard Luke Rowland, 68, of Ranson, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2000, at the home of his sister-in-law, Grace Rowland, in Charles Town, W.Va.

Born Nov. 21, 1931, in Rippon, W.Va., he was the son of the late Ernest A. and Eva Virginia White Rowland.

He was a self-employed carpenter.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Kabletown United Methodist Church in Kabletown, W.Va.

He is survived by his companion of 28 years, June Slusher Bohrer of Ranson; his caretaker and sister-in-law, Grace F. Rowland of Charles Town; a niece; and three great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Paul L. Rowland.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town. Drs. Richard Simpson and Dan Saurino will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Merry C. Breeden

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