Obituaries for 11/29

November 28, 2000

Obituaries for 11/29

George C. Pappas

George Constantinous Pappas, 85, of 10828 Rosewood Drive, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 20, 1914, in Altoona, Pa., he was the son of the late Constantinous and Angeliki Pappas.

His wife, Vivian A. Pappas, died in 1984.

He retired from Fairchild Aircraft.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church.

He was a member of the Moose; V.F.W. 1936; Morris Frock Post 42 American Legion; B.P.O. Elks 378; Western Enterprise Fire Co.; U.A.W., and the Battle of the Bulge Association.


He is survived by one daughter, Angela Rutherford of Hagerstown; one brother, Anthony Pappas of Hagerstown; and one grandson, Michael Rutherford of Hagerstown.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Christon Pappas and Thomas Pappas.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev., Stephen D. Robison will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery with military honors by American Legion, Morris Frock Post 42.

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

Helen M. Reedy

Helen M. Reedy, 81, of 417 Wyoming Ave., died Monday, Nov. 27, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 6, 1918, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Frank E. and Clara V. Beckley Carbaugh.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Donald A. Reedy; three sons, Donald E. Reedy, Roger L. Reedy and Paul E. Reedy, all of Hagerstown; three sisters, Edith Weaver of Williamsport, Margaret Izer of State Line, Pa., and Frances Shuman of Frederick, Md.; one brother, Franklin Carbaugh of Hagerstown; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Ruth Newkirk; and four brothers, Walter Carbaugh, David Carbaugh, Scott Carbaugh and Ralph Carbaugh.

A graveside service will be held Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Rest Haven Cemetery in Hagerstown. The Rev. Robert S. Barton will officiate.

Arrangements are by Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown.

Margaret F. Rast

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Margaret Fischer Rast, 95, of Harpers Ferry, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2000, at Canterbury Center in Shepherdstown, W.Va.

She was born Oct. 7, 1905, in Chicago.

She received a degree from the Chicago School of Dramatic Arts.

She served her church in many capacities.

She was a member of P.E.O. since 1959, first in Westport, Conn., then in the Martinsburg, W.Va. branch for the last 13 years.

She is survived by a daughter, Gretchen Greiner of Harpers Ferry; a son, Gary Rast of Williamsburg, Va.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Fairfield, Conn.

Donations may be made to Helen D. Fenton Memorial P.E.O. Scholarship Fund, c/o Karen Collins, 3016 Tanbridge Drive, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Arrangements are by Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home in Harpers Ferry.

Ralph L. Haines

RANSON, W.Va. - Ralph Lawrence Haines, 68, of 805 N. Revmann St., died Monday, Nov. 27, 2000, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Nov. 3, 1932, in Moorefield, W.Va., he was the son of the late Russell Lawrence and Cora Carroll Haines.

He retired from J.A. Laporte in Arlington, Va., where he worked as a pipe fitter.

A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he served in the Korean War.

He was a member of the VFW and American Legion in Moorefield.

He is survived by one daughter, Lisa Kay Haines of Moorefield; two sons, Gregory A. Haines and Ronald L. Haines, both of Inwood, W.Va.; one sister, Carol Jean Nutter of Ranson, W.Va.; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Ralph L. Haines Jr.; and two brothers, Harold Haines and Carl Haines.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home in Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

Hazel M. Heefner

QUINCY, Pa. - Hazel M. Heefner, 95, of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of RD 3, Greencastle, Pa., died Monday, Nov. 27, 2000, at the home.

Born Dec. 26, 1904, in Knepper Station, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Adelaide Kauffman Mentzer.

She attended Hollowell Brethren in Christ Church in Waynesboro, Pa.

She worked as a cafeteria worker in the Greencastle School District at Shady Grove School. She previously was employed by Waynesboro Knitting Mill in Waynesboro, and Gem Garment Factory in Greencastle.

She is survived by four daughters, Jane D. Blair, Bonnie L. Crider and Joyce M. Gearhart, all of Greencastle, and Betty M. Gearhart of Shady Grove; two sons, Larry D. Heefner of Chambersburg, and Dale E. Heefner of Mercersburg, Pa.; one sister, Pauline Diller of Hagerstown; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

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