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Obituaries for 1/25

January 24, 2001

Obituaries for 1/25



Dorothy B. Rock

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dorothy B. Bumbaugh Rock, 68, of 6186 Duffield Road, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001, at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Born Feb. 17, 1932, in Pond Bank, Pa., she was the daughter of the late David and Thelma Bumbaugh Bumbaugh.

She was a 1950 graduate of Chambersburg High School.

Her first husband, Mervin H. Horst, died in 1989. They were married Sept. 5, 1953.

She was employed as a clerk typist at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg for 27 years.

She was a member of Pond Bank Independent Church in Pond Bank, and the Ladies Sunday School Class.

She also was a member of Pond Bank Community Center and National AARP.

She is survived by her second husband, Ommir W. Rock, whom she married April 25, 1992; two daughters, Judy E. Staley of Greencastle, Pa., and Joanie E. Horst of Waynesboro, Pa.; one stepdaughter, Vickie L. Wilson of Mary Esther, Fla.; one stepson, Devin E. Rock of Pond Bank; one brother, James Bumbaugh of Fayetteville, Pa.; two grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; nieces and nephews.

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She was preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth Bumbaugh.

Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Pond Bank Independent Church, 6704 White Rock Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. Mervil R. Stambaugh will officiate. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery in Chambersburg.

The family will receieve friends at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, c/o Joan Goetz, 219 W. Second St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.




Samuel K. Grove

Samuel Kenneth Grove, 88, of Colton Villa Nursing Home, Hagerstown and formerly of 638 George St., died Friday, Jan. 19, 2001, at Colton Villa.

Born near Clear Spring, he was the son of the late Beulah Catherine and Milford Charlton Grove.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Hazel Renner Grove, in 1968; and his second wife, Ruth E. Grove, in 1986.

He retired in 1975 from Hoffman Chevrolet after 41 years in the parts department.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1945.

He is survived by a daughter, Shirley Goyt of Hagerstown; five grandchildren, Barbara Strite Jackson of Rockville, Md., Eric W. Strite, Beverly Thomas and Robert Garlock Jr., all of Hagerstown and Warren E. Strite of Clear Spring; and three great-grandchildren.

At his request, his body was donated to the Anatomy Board of Maryland in Baltimore.

There will be no service.

There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Region 3, 1393 Progress Way, Suite 908, Eldersburg, MD 21784.




Dorothy L. Keyser

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dorothy Lenharr Keyser, 87, of Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and formerly of 116 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, Pa., died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001, at the nursing home.

Born Nov. 4, 1913, in Greencastle, she was the daughter of the late Alfred W. and Bertha Benchoff Lenharr.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry D. "Bud" Keyser, in 1978.

She was a 1932 graduate of Greencastle High School.

She was a homemaker. She also worked at the former Stanley Co. in Chambersburg.

She was a Protestant.

She is survived by two daughters, Audrey K. Garnet of Harrisburg, Pa. and Mary Ann Keyser-Barnes of Smithsburg; and cousins.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 201 Franklin Farm Lane in Chambersburg. Chaplain Stuart Troutman will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Greencastle.

There will be no public viewing.

Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle.




Katherine M. Browning

Katherine Mary Browning, 87, of Garling Avenue, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001, at Loyalton of Hagerstown.

Born Jan. 10, 1914, in Halfway, she was the daughter of the late Roy C. Karn Sr. and Edith Stockslager Karn.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Browning, on May 12, 2000.

She retired from Fairchild in Hagerstown in 1975, where she had been employed as a blueprint file clerk.

She had attended First Baptist Church in Hagerstown.

She is survived by two daughters, Patricia L. Lupersbeck of Hagerstown and Linda L. Perry of Frederick, Md.; two sisters, Frances Easter of Martinsburg, W.Va. and Helen Mowen of Hagerstown; a brother, Jack W. Karn of Saint Albans, W.Va.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Jean Yates, Marie Guilland and Ruth Bechtell; and a brother, Roy Clinton Karn Jr.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown. The Rev. Tim Lester will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery in Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Friday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.




Carl E. Bull

BONITA, Calif. - Carl E. Bull, 92, of Bonita, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001, at his home.

He was born in Baltimore.

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