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Obituaries for 1/27

January 26, 2001
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Born Sept. 28, 1912, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late George M. and Mary A. Snyder Diffenbaucher.

He was a 1932 graduate of Waynesboro High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in education from Shippensburg State Teachers College in 1937 and later did graduate work at Duke University.

He was a teacher of history and English at Waynesboro High School in the Waynesboro School District from 1937 to 1973.

He was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waynesboro, where he served on the church council.

He was a member of BPO Elks Lodge 731 of Waynesboro; Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity; Pennsylvania Retired Teachers Association; and Franklin County Retired Teachers Association.

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He is survived by his wife, Marguerite H. Hartzok Diffenbaucher, whom he married May 7, 1938; a son, George I. Diffenbaucher of Alexander, Va.; a granddaughter; a great-granddaughter; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St. in Waynesboro. Pastor Sharon Van Dam will officiate. Burial will be in Burns Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Evangelical Lutheran Church, 43 S. Church St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.




Guy L. Cogle

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Guy L. Cogle, 84, of Martinsburg, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, at Heartland of Martinsburg.

Born Sept. 2, 1916, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late William L. and Annie Whittington Cogle.

He is survived by two sisters, Naomi V. Cogle and Carrie M. McKee, both of Martinsburg; a brother, Paul Cogle of Martinsburg; nieces; nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by seven brothers, Carl Cogle, Clarence Cogle, William Cogle, George Cogle, Ernest Cogle, Raymond Cogle and Earl Cogle.

Services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St. in Martinsburg. The Rev. Troy Mays will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery.

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




Louisa M. Gonino

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -Louisa Maria Gonino, 90, of Shepherdstown, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, at her home.

Born Aug. 19, 1910, in Watertown, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late John and Sivlia Di Sylvestro Sylvestro.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Agostino Joseph Gonino.

She is survived by four daughters, Mary F. Farrell of Grafton, N.Y., Sylvia A. Rooney of Troy, N.Y., Anita L. Morton of Jefferson, Md. and Joanne M. Wilder of Watertown; a son, Vincent J. Gonino of Falling Waters, W.Va.; a sister, Rita Pultorak of Deferiet, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated today at noon at St. Agnes Catholic Church. The Rev. Matthew Rowgh will be celebrant. Burial prayers will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Shepherdstown.

The family will receive friends today at 11 a.m. at the church.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va.




Kenneth E. Pipher

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Kenneth E. "Porky" Pipher, 37, of 315 W. Sixth St., died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Born May 2, 1963, in York, Pa., he was the son of Carl H. and Nancy M. Paules Pipher of Waynesboro.

He was a 1981 graduate of Waynesboro Area Senior High School.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Penny S. Heintzelman Pipher, whom he married Sept. 19, 1963; two sons, Nathan A. Pipher and Jonathan C. Pipher, both of Waynesboro; a sister, Karen L. Simmers of Zullinger, Pa.; a niece; a nephew; two uncles; and cousins.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St. in Waynesboro. Pastor Jay A. Zimmerman will officiate. Burial will be in Ringgold Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Oncology Research Center, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21287.




Paul G. Copenhaver

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Paul Gilmore Copenhaver, 87, of Martinsburg, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, at his home.

Born Jan. 19, 1914, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Benjamin Franklin and Emily Edith Small Copenhaver.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, C. Virginia Copenhaver; a daughter, Anna P. Cochran of Martinsburg; two sons, Albert G. Copenhaver of Winchester, Va. and Paul R. Copenhaver of Martinsburg; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Anna Castleman and Dorothy Stockdale; and two brothers, Benjamin F. Copenhaver and Ralph Copenhaver.

Services will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St. in Martinsburg. The Rev. Douglas J. Hollida will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

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

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