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Obituaries for 12/30

December 29, 2000

Obituaries for 12/30



Terry L. Hopkins

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Terry L. Hopkins, 57, of 217 S. Main Street, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2000, at his home.

Born Oct. 11, 1943, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Lee Hopkins of Mercersburg, Pa., and the late Evelyn L. Brandt Hopkins.

He worked for Mack Trucks Inc. in Hagerstown for 11 years. He also was a partner with his father in Flowerwood Farms in St. Thomas, Pa.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Air Force.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his stepmother, Doris Landis Hopkins of Mercersburg; a close friend, Kay B. Landman of Chambersburg; three sons, G. Scot Hopkins of Wichita, Kan., M. Shawn Hopkins of Chambersburg and D. Shannon Hopkins of Edenville, Pa.; a stepsister, Christina Stull of Greencastle, Pa.; two stepbrothers, Eugene Deshong and Donald Deshong, both of Mercersburg; and a grandson.

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Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, 47 N. Park Ave. in Mercersburg. The Rev. Roy E. Brake Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Mercersburg.

There will be no viewing; however, the family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.




Lee A. Himes

HANCOCK - Lee Allan Himes, infant son of Lee A. and Vickie Lynne Schetrompf Himes of Hancock, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Jessica Himes and Lyndsay Himes, both at home; maternal grandparents Leslie and Vallie Schetrompf of Hancock; and paternal grandmother Ruth Himes of Smithsburg.

Services were held at Smithsburg Cemetery. Enos H. Ray officiated.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Labor of Love, Attention: Donna Hegge, 251 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Wilson M. Shaffer Sr.

MONT ALTO, Pa. - Wilson M. Shaffer Sr., 78, of 17 Spruce St., died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, at his home.

Born Feb. 19, 1922, in Mont Alto, he was the son of the late George R. and Sarah Hockenberry Shaffer.

He attended Quincy, Pa., schools.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, in the South Pacific from October 1942 to July 1945.

He worked as a machinist for Landis Machine Co. in Waynesboro from 1974 until his retirement in 1985. Earlier, he was employed by Good Lumber Co. in Quincy and as an auto mechanic by B&G Dodge in Quincy and Robert's Chevrolet in Waynesboro, Pa.

He was a member of International Association of Machinist Local Lodge 2530.

He is survived by his wife of more than 58 years, Jane A. Monn Shaffer; a daughter, Brenda Kay Myers of Waynesboro; a son, Wilson M. Shaffer Jr. of Palmyra, Pa.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; a foster sister, Flora M. Izer of Mont Alto; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sarah Jane Miner, and a brother, Oliver Bryant Shaffer.

Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St. in Waynesboro. The Rev. Daniel H. Kelchner will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery in Quincy.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Lutheran Home Care Services, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.




William E. Walters

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - William E. Walters, 86, of Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and formerly of 261 Grandview Ave., died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born May 8, 1914, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late George E. Walters and Sarah E. Stevenson Walters.

He was a 1930 graduate of Chambersburg High School.

He was the secretary manager of the former Mechanics Building and Loan in Chambersburg for 30 years, retiring in 1979. Earlier, he was employed by the former H.J. Heinz Co. in Chambersburg and T.B. Woods Sons Co. in Chambersburg.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Chambersburg.

He was a former member of George Washington Lodge 143 F&AM of Chambersburg, a charter member and past president of Exchange Club of Chambersburg, a member of Chambersburg Club, BPO Elks Lodge 600 of Chambersburg and served on the Chambersburg Borough Council in the 1960's.

He is survived by his wife, Louise M. Doyle Walters, whom he married April 16, 1938; a daughter, Jacqueline J. Peters of Chambersburg; two granddaughters, Melinda R. Locke of State Line, Pa., and Carol S. Bengston of Warrenton, Va.; a grandson, Brian E. Peters of Chambersburg; two great-granddaughters; a great-grandson; and two step-great-granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by a son, Darryl W. Walters; two sisters; and a brother.

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road in Chambersburg. The Rev. Donald C. Nolder will officiate. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery in Chambersburg.

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

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