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Obituaries for 1/15

January 14, 2001

Obituaries for 1/15



Nona G. McGhee

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Nona G. McGhee, 78, of 1180 Milamar Drive, and a resident of Manor Care Health Services for the past four years, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, at Manor Care.

Born Nov. 10, 1922, in Othella, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Fields and Eddie Phillips Sheets.

She retired in 1981 from Tracy Fashions, where she had been a seamstress.

She was a member of Chambersburg Open Door Church and a member of Baughts Gap Baptist Church, Mountain City, Tenn. She had been a Sunday School teacher.

She is survived by her husband, Delmont H. McGhee; three sons, Jim McGhee of Edenville, Pa., Dale McGhee of St. Thomas, Pa., and Jay McGhee of Hickory, N.C.; three sisters, Clyde Harless of West Jefferson, N.C., Roxie Burgess of Mountain City, and Pearl Fouse of Marion, Va.; a brother, Ed Sheets of West Jefferson; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Boone Family Funeral Service, 2005 Mt. Jefferson Road, West Jefferson. The Rev. Frank Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Callaway Cemetery, Jefferson, N.C.

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

Local arrangements are by Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Ltd., 725 Norland Ave., Chambersburg.




George F. Holland

George Francis Holland, 73, of 300 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, at his home.

Born July 7, 1927, in Salamanca, N.Y., he was the son of the late Patrick Francis and Anges Schwartz Holland.

He retired from Western Maryland Railroad Company.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Marines 5th Division. He received the Purple Heart.

He was a member of VFW Post 6319, American Legion Funkstown Post 211, Amvets Post 10, Fraternal Order of Eagles 694, Eagles Inc. of Waynesboro, Pa., and Post 1223 VFW, Greencastle, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, Elsie Knight Holland; a daughter, Linda Holland DeCola of Salisbury, Md.; two sisters, Patricia Whitmer of Allegany, N.Y., and Margaret Woodworth of Salamanca; a brother, James Holland of Buffalo, N.Y.; two granddaughters; and a great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Rita Holland; and a brother, Eugene Holland.

Services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. George A. Limmer will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home and Wednesday one hour prior to the services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Cloyd J. Clark

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Cloyd J. Clark, 80, of 812 Stouffer Ave., died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at his home.

Born March 7, 1920, in Bedford County, Pa., he was the son of the late Jesse and Ethel Smith Clark.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Pauline S. Williams, who died in 1988.

He retired in 1982 as a superintendent from ED Pulmmer and Son Inc., Chambersburg, after 32 years of service.

He was a Protestant.

He was a member of Loyal Order of Moose 842, American Legion Burt J. Asper Post 46, and Hume, McNeal, Byers Amvets Post 224, all of Chambersburg; and Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association.

He is survived by his wife, Janet Crout Pugh Clark, whom he married June 29, 1996; three stepdaughters, Linda Chandler of Glendale, Ariz., and Dixie Johns and Darlene Paine, both of Chambersburg; two stepsons, Charles Pugh of Chambersburg, and Allen Pugh of Shippensburg, Pa.; a sister, Marie McCune of Clearville, Pa.; a brother, Delmar Clark of Crystal Spring, Pa.; five step-grandchildren; 13 step-great-grandchildren; and seven step-great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter at birth; and three brothers.

Services will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Revs. John R. Springer and Daniel H. Kelchner will officiate. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery, Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Chambersburg Bible Church, 810 Orchard Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Mary A. Colainne

RANDOLPH, N.J. - Mary Ann Colainne, 55, of 79 Beech Road, and formerly of Middletown, Md., died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at her home.

Born Sept. 4, 1945, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Martin Joseph and Mae Fern Ross Conway.

Her family was one of the founding families of Holy Family Catholic Church, Middletown.

She is survived by her husband, James J. Colainne; a daughter, Lisa S. Colainne of Annapolis, Md.; a son, Kenneth J. Colainne of Middletown; a sister, Sue Fordyce of Smock, Fla.; and three grandchildren.

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