Obituaries for 1/26

January 25, 2001

Obituaries for 1/26

George Hessong

LEBANON, Ore. - George Hessong, 82, of Lebanon, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2001, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Corvallis, Ore.

Born Feb. 26, 1918, in Smithsburg, he was the son of James and Sadie Brandenburg Hessong.

He worked as a pipefitter for Willamette Industries.

He is survived by his wife, Dorah Fry Hessong, whom he married Aug. 7, 1940; seven daughters, Dorothy, Ann, Sandra, Debra, Susie, Cindy and Jean; four sons, Robert, A. George, Larry and Terry; a sister, Ruth Draper of Smithsburg; two brothers, Charles Hessong and Paul Hessong, both of Smithsburg; 28 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant son; two sisters; and six brothers.

Services will be today at 11 a.m. at Lebanon Seventh-day Adventist Church, 690 S. 10th St. in Lebanon. Pastor Richard Hall will officiate. Burial will follow in Lebanon I.O.O.F. Cemetery.


Visitation was held Thursday, Jan. 25, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Huston-Jost Funeral Home in Lebanon.

Memorial donations may be made to A.D.R.P., 12501 Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD 20904.

Harry R. Wenger

ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Harry Richard Wenger, 82, of 6027 Honeywood Ave., died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Nov. 7, 1918, in Edenville, Pa., he was the son of the late Norman B. and Dessie Mae Little Wenger.

He worked as a truck driver. He was employed by North and South Trucking for seven years.

He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was of the Lutheran faith.

He was a member of Loyal Order of Moose Post 1790; St. Thomas American Legion, and National AARP.

He is survived by his stepmother, Treacie Imler Wenger; his wife, Mildred E. Bordell Wenger; four daughters, Judith Appleby of Chambersburg, Carol A. Keefer of Shippensburg, Pa., Bonnie K. Wenger of State Line, Pa., and Linda Sue Walls of St. Thomas; five sons, Charles Richard Bordell of Huntingdon, Pa., H. Dennis Wenger of Mercersburg, Pa., Robert N. Wenger of Greencastle, Pa., Fred R. Wenger of Hustontown, Pa., and R. Keith Wenger of Chambersburg; one sister, Lucille Cunningham of Mercersburg; one half-sister, Daphney Upperman of Fayetteville, Pa.; one brother, Raymond Wenger of Chambersburg; 28 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Carl Wenger and Chester Eugene Wenger; one sister and two brothers.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 6492 Lincoln Way West, St. Thomas. The Rev. Mark Werner will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Orville H. Clark Jr.

Orville Huntzberry Clark Jr., 71, of 13833 Cearfoss Pike, Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001, at Washington County Hospital.

Born July 23, 1929, in Smoketown, Md., he was the son of the late Orville Huntzberry Clark Sr. and Laura Ethelena Lowery Clark.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna Marlene Marshall Clark, in 1980.

He was employed by Roadway,retiring in 1995. Earlier, he worked at Potomac Dye and Finishing in Hagerstown.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was a member of Harvest Baptist Church in Hagerstown, was on the Bus Ministry, and previously served as deacon and trustee.

He was a member of AARP; and Hagerstown Teamsters and Motor Carriers.

He is survived by his wife, Hazel A. Renner Pierce Clark of Hagerstown; five sons, David Warren Clark Sr. of Greencastle, Pa., Joseph Ray Clark of Williamsport, John Leslie Clark of Pomona, Calif., Daniel Lee Clark Sr. of Warfordsburg, Pa. and Samuel Allen Clark of Scotland, Pa.; a stepdaughter, Paula Sue Reynolds of Hagerstown; a stepson, Floyd C. Pierce Jr. of Sharpsburg; three sisters, Marlene E. Cooper of Percyville, Va., Mary Jane Ritchie of Waterford, Va. and Shirley Mae Ford of Fairplay, Md.; four brothers, Gerald Linnwood Clark of Keedysville, Harold Clifford Clark of Thurmont, Md., Eugene Franklin Clark of Round Hill, Va. and Roger Lee Clark of Hagerstown; 12 grandchildren; and a stepgrandson.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lucinda Elizabeth Clark; and a stepson, Kevin S. Pierce.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St. in Williamsport. The Rev. Jim Moore will officiate. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Sharpsburg, with military services by Morris Frock Post 42 American Legion of Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 9 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Harvest Baptist Church, Bus Ministry, 951 Woodland Way, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

David B. Leight

MIDDLEWAY, W.Va. - David Bartlett Leight, 81, of Middleway, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, at his home.

Born Jan. 13, 1920, in Jefferson County, W.Va., he was the son of the late John M. and Georgia Bartlett Leight.

He was a 1939 graduate of Charles Town High School.

He owned Clear View Farm and Leight's Trailor Park.

He was a member of Middleway United Methodist Church.

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