Obituaries for 3/18

March 17, 2001

Obituaries for 3/18

Gary R. Lubert

Gary Richard Lubert, 49, of 11403 Stonecroft Court, Hagerstown, died Saturday, March 17, 2001, at his home.

Born July 18, 1951, in Spangler, Pa., he was the son of the late Thomas Richard and Dorothy Woods Lubert.

He was a graduate of Shippensburg University, receiving a bachelor of arts degree in Psychology.

He was a psychiatric case worker for United Cerebral Palsy.

He was a Methodist.

He was bingo chairperson of Stonecroft Court.

He is survived by two daughters, Holly Woolcock of Kane, Pa., and Betsy Lubert of Lancaster, Pa.; a sister, Sherry Kellick of Hagerstown; two grandsons; and two nephews.


Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Eastridge Harmony United Methodist Church, Ridge Road in Westover, Pa. The Rev. John Dallape will officiate. Burial will be in Eastridge Cemetery in Westover.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. in Hagerstown; and Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the church.

Mildred V. Houser

WESTMINSTER, Md. - Mildred V. Houser, 88, of Westminster Nursing and Convalescence Home and formerly of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Friday, March 16, 2001, at the home.

Born July 24, 1912, in Jefferson County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Charles Franklin and Nannie Virginia Jackson Wise.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Archie Tanner Houser, in 1985.

She was a 1931 graduate of Harpers Ferry High School in Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

She was a member of AARP and Eastern Panhandle Travel Club.

She worked as a secretary for Bly-Robinson and the Draft Board in Charles Town, W.Va., for 13 years before moving to Manistee, Mich.

She was a former member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Martinsburg and a member and former secretary of First United Methodist Church in Manistee.

She is survived by a daughter, Sue E. Starliper of Westminster; a sister, Ethel Mae Caniford of Shenandoah Health Village Center in Charles Town, W.Va.; two grandchildren, Amy Starliper Meli and Ryan Starliper; and a great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Kathryn Rudolph and Anna Shreck.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town. The Rev. Dee-Ann Dixon will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Disease Foundation, 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093.

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