Obituaries for 3/11

March 10, 2001

Obituaries for 3/11

Benjamin W. Wolfe

WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Benjamin William Wolfe, 74, of Glade Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and formerly of Conococheague Street, Williamsport, died Saturday, March 10, 2001, at the center.

Born Sept. 19, 1926, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late David Thomas and Minnie M. Pryor Wolfe.

He retired from Pangborn Corp. in Hagerstown in 1989 after 36 years.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by a son, Lloyd W. Wolfe of Hagerstown; a sister, Betty Comey of Charles Town Nursing Home in Charles Town, W.Va.; and a niece.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Nave.

Graveside services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Williamsport. The Rev. Richard Hembrock will officiate. Graveside military services will be conducted by Morris Frock Post 42 American Legion of Hagerstown.


Visitation will be Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St. in Willliamsport.

Howard Baker Jr.

MYERSVILLE, Md. - Howard "Curly" Baker Jr., 78, of Myersville and Boonsboro, died Friday, March 9, 2001, at Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Born Dec. 31, 1922, in Myersville, he was the son of the late Howard and Lydia Baker.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jane L. Baker, in 1998. They were married in June 1949.

He attended Blair High School in Silver Spring, Md.

He and his family owned Happy Canyon Ranch in Myersville in the late 1940s and early 1950s.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army 29th Division and the 115th Infantry Division in the Normandy invasion. He earned the Combat Infantryman Badge and the Distinguished Unit Badge.

He was a former member of Clopper-Michael American Legion 10, American Quarter Horse Association and Old Timers Rodeo Club.

He is survived by a son, Howard E. Baker III of Port St. Lucie; a sister, Betty B. Brown of Hagerstown; two nieces; and three nephews.

Private burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Frederick, Md.

Memorial donations may be made to National Kidney Foundation, Frederick, MD 21701; or Foundation for Advanced Cancer Studies, 12120 Liberty Road, Libertytown, MD 21762.

M. Ann Cito

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - M. Ann Cito of Berkeley Springs died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at Valley View Nursing Home in Berkeley Springs.

Born in Denver, she was the daughter of the late Michael Vincent and Lucile Caroline Cito.

She retired from the Department of Defense as an administrative aide.

She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Berkeley Springs.

She is survived by a sister, Mary Bermingham of Washington, D.C.; three nieces; and two nephews.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St. in Berkeley Springs.

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