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November 18, 2000

Obituaries for 11/19

Kathleen J. Tabb

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Kathleen Jayne Martin Tabb, 77, of Martinsburg and formerly of Bunker Hill, W.Va., died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2000, at Outlook Pointe of Martinsburg.

Born March 1, 1923, in Hampshire County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Rumsey Martin and Lillie Haines Martin.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul C. Tabb, in 1992. They were married Sept. 16, 1942.

She attended Hoy Grade School and was a 1941 graduate of Capon Bridge High School.

She was a member of Bunker Hill Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by two sons, Phillip Tabb of Bunker Hill and Jerry Tabb of Nipetown, W.Va.; two sisters, Onile Secindiver and Eulala Grapes, both of Romney, W.Va.; five grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by two sisters, Greyula Paquin and Erola Smith, and a brother, Forest Martin.

Services and burial will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to Bunker Hill Presbyterian Church, Route 2, Box 325, Bunker Hill, WV 25413; or Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

Ethel A. Markle

WHEATON, Ill. - Ethel Anne Snyder Markle, 90, of Wheaton and formerly of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2000, in Wheaton.

Born Aug. 8, 1910, in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late George Clayton and Minnie Rogers Walker Snyder.

She received a bachelor of arts degree from Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, W.Va.

She was a teacher in Berkeley County, W.Va., for more than 40 years.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Martinsburg.

She is survived by a son, James R. Markle of Woodstock, Ga.; three sisters, Pearl Michael and Frances E. Blessing, both of Martinsburg, and Catherine Smith of Marlowe, W.Va.; two brothers, Nelson Snyder and Earl Snyder, both of Martinsburg; and three grandchildren.

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St. in Martinsburg. The Rev. Ed Taylor will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

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

Doris M. Tregoning

FREDERICK, Md. - Doris Mae Stambaugh Tregoning, 68, of Frederick, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2000, at the home of her son, Butch Tregoning, in Frederick.

Born May 9, 1932, in Uniontown, Md., she was the daughter of Glenn M. and Margaret Lescoleet Stambaugh of Uniontown.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard H. Tregoning, in 1996.

She retired from Meadows Van and Storage Inc. after 30 years of service as a bookkeeper.

She was a Lutheran.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by two sons, Butch Tregoning of Frederick and Ollie Tregoning of Damascus, Md.; a stepdaughter, Charlotte Sullivan of Walkersville, Md.; a sister, Glenna Reid of Union Bridge, Md.; two brothers, Eddie Stambaugh of New Windsor, Md., and Joseph Stambaugh of Emmitsburg, Md.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Stambaugh.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike in Frederick. The Rev. Samuel A. Garrett will officiate. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Frederick.

The family will receive friends Monday and Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702.

Ernest F. Breeden

RANSON, W.Va. - Ernest Franklin Breeden, 76, of Ranson, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2000, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Jan. 12, 1924, in Charles Town, W.Va., he was the son of the late Church William and Margaret Alger Breeden.

He was a graduate of Charles Town High School, where he played football.

He had been employed as a lieutenant with the security department at Charles Town Race Course. Also, he was the manager for many years at Swing Tea and Coffee Co. in Washington, D.C.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as Boatsmate First Class. He served in the Atlantic and Pacific Theaters and was the recipient of the Purple Heart, with two Oak Leafs.

He was a member of Charles Town Presbyterian Church.

He represented the 3rd Ward for 13 years on the Ranson, W.Va., City Council.

He was a former member of Charles Town Junior High School Band Boosters Club, a member of Jefferson County FFA Alumni and a volunteer for 12 years at the Admission Department at Jefferson High School football, basketball and baseball games.

In 1990, he was awarded West Virginia State High School Athletic Volunteer of the Year.

He is survived by his wife, Anna Lee Brookman Breeden, whom he married April 12, 1952; a son, Kevin M. Breeden of Winchester, Va.; a sister, Catherine Mitchell of Middletown, Va.; two brothers, Benjamin Breeden of Bardane, W.Va., and Marvin Breeden of Berryville, Va.; and a step-grandson.

He was preceded in death by five sisters and six brothers.

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