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Obituaries for 2/28

February 27, 2001

Obituaries for 2/28

M. Jane Brennan

M. Jane Brennan, 68, of 514 N. Mulberry St., Hagerstown, who died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001, was the daughter of Goldie May Thomas Clever of Mercersburg, Pa., and the late Roy Winfield Clever.

Margaret T. Cromer

BOONSBORO - Services for Margaret Thelma Cromer, 88, of 141 S. Main St., and formerly of North Locust Street in Hagerstown, who died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001, will be today at 2 p.m. at Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, 40 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, 600 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home 30 minutes prior to the service.

Raymond L. Fox

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Raymond Leroy Fox, 55, of North Green Street, who died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001, is survived by a daughter, Celena Ann Fox Swain of Hedgesville, W.Va.


Charles K. Horst Jr.

MAUGANSVILLE - Charles Kyler Horst Jr., 70, of 13739 Village Mill Drive, who died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001, is survived by a brother, John Horst of Westminster, Md.; and a half-sister, Doris Acorn of Lancaster, Pa.

Harry E. Lucas

INWOOD, W.Va. - Harry Edward "Punch" Lucas, 76, of Inwood, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born Oct. 28, 1924, in Martinsburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late Harry E. and Eleanor Poisal Lucas.

He was a 1943 graduate of Martinsburg High School.

He retired from C&P Telephone Co. after 37 years.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy.

He was a member of Jefferson County Izaak Walton League; National Rifle Association; Berkeley Post 14 American Legion; Newton D. Baker Post 896 VFW; Pioneers of the telephone company; and was a past master of Equality Lodge 44 AF & AM.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Dorothy Snapp Lucas; two sons, Harry E. Lucas III of Martinsburg and Jeffrey S. Lucas of Middletown, Va.; a sister, Ann Emmert of Martinsburg; and a granddaughter.

Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood. Burial will be in Gerrardstown Presbyterian Cemetery, with Masonic services by Equality Lodge 44 AF & AM and military services by Veterans Combined Honor Guard of Martinsburg.

The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

Memorial donations may be made to West Virginia Heart Association, 211 35th S.E., Charleston, WV 25304.

Mary James

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Mary James, 79, of Penn Hall Nursing Complex, and formerly of Edgar Avenue, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2001, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Jan. 7, 1922, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Anna Dnistran.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William John James, in 1979.

She was of the Episcopal faith.

She is survived by a son, William P. James of Philadelphia; a sister, Helen Boggs of Elk Grove Village, Ill.; and a grandson, William P. James Jr. of Philadelphia.

She was preceded in death by three brothers.

Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, 58 S. Second St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

Joseph H. Seale

BROOKEVILLE, Md. - Joseph Harold Seale, of Brookeville, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001.

He was a member of Kensington Masonic Lodge 198; Scottish Rite of Free Masonry of Washington, D.C.; NARFE; and an associate member of Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad; and American Legion Lodge 297.

He is survived by a son, Bill Seale; a sister, Frances Showe; and a brother, S. Pete Seale.

Graveside services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at National Memorial Park in Falls Church, Va.

Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home, 11800 New Hampshire Ave. in Silver Spring, Md., with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m.

Raymond E. Scott

ZULLINGER, Pa. - Raymond E. Scott, 85, of 12290 Scott Road, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2001, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born July 20, 1915, in Zullinger, he was the son of the late Omar H. and Nancy S. Kahl Scott.

He was a 1935 graduate of Washington Township High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in education from Shippensburg State Teachers College in 1939. He received a master's degree in education from Columbia University in New York.

He was employed as a teacher at Plain Hill School in Washington Township; taught and was assistant principal at West Washington School in Hagerstown; was principal at Surrey Elementary School and at West Washington Street Middle School, both in Hagerstown. He was principal at Western Heights Middle School in Hagerstown from 1977 to 1978.

He served on the Waynesboro School Board for 10 years.

He was a member of Zion Reformed Church in Hagerstown; taught Sunday school; and served on the consistory. He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ in Waynesboro, Pa.

He was a member National AARP; and Maryland Retired Teachers Association.

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