Obituaries for 3/22

March 21, 2001

Obituaries for 3/22

Evelyn M. Hawkins

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Evelyn Marie Hawkins, 64, of Charles Town, and formerly of Neersville, Va., died Wednesday, March 21, 2001, in Ranson, W.Va.

Born Feb. 20, 1937, in Leesburg, Va., she was the daughter of the late Erving Clinton Cooper and Bertie Cooper.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ulis Hawkins.

She was a homemaker.

She attended Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Loudoun Heights, Va.

She is survived by a son, Ellis Hawkins of Charles Town; two nieces; and two nephews.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, at Broadway and Locust streets in Lovettsville, Va.. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery in Lovettsville.

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


Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.

Matthew A. Darling

KNOXVILLE, Md. - Matthew Alan Darling, 41, of 4213 Catholic Church Road, died Tuesday, March 20, 2001, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Born May 1, 1959, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Lois Robinson Darling of Rockville, Md. and the late Lewis Edward Darling II.

A floor installer, he owned Independent Hardwood Floors in Knoxville.

He was of the Lutheran faith.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Kathie Darling; two brothers, Lewis E. Darling III and Mark A. Darling, both of Monrovia, Md.; two nieces and a nephew.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at St. Marys Catholic Church in Petersville, Md. The Revs. Lawrence J. Gesy and Carroll Boyer will officiate.

Burial will be private.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements are by Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

Sherman Feagley

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Sherman Feagley, 68, of 408 Lincoln Way West Rear, died Tuesday, March 20, 2001, at Fulton County Medical Center.

Born June 25, 1932, in Big Cove Tannery, Pa., he was the son of the late Chester and Ruth Truax Feagley.

He worked as a laborer for Frank Bivens Paving and Contracting.

He was a member of McConnellsburg VFW.

He is survived by a daughter, Mary Ann Lynch of McConnellsburg; a son, Michael Feagley of McConnellsburg; three sisters, Nancy Lynch of Big Cove Tannery, Polly Mumma of McConnellsburg and Markay Stitley of Greencastle, Pa.; a brother, Chester Feagley of Big Cove Tannery; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 322 N. Second St. in McConnellsburg. The Rev. Christian Elliott will officiate.

Private burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 2 p.m.

Louis J. D'Amico

Louis Joseph D'Amico, 82, of 1732 Edgewood Hills Circle, Apt. 2, Hagerstown, died Wednesday, March 21, 2001, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 1, 1919, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Joseph and Marchesana Giordano D'Amico.

He was employed by Mack Trucks; and then by Progressive Tool until his retirement in 1981. He was employed by McDonald's as a part-time greeter.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

He was a member of Elks Lodge 378 of Hagerstown.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Emma Basile D'Amico; a daughter, Maxine Nussear of Hagerstown; a son, Richard D'Amico of London, England; three sisters, Mary Sutera and Ann Tringali, both of Brooklyn, and Lena Carretta of Lakeland, Fla.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Joseph D'Amico; and two sisters, Rose D'Amico and Frances Banco.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 224 W. Washington St. in Hagerstown. The Rev. George A. Limmer will be celebrant. Entombment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery Mausoleum.

The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to John R. Marsh Cancer Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Alton L. Waterfield

QUINCY, Pa. - Alton Lee Waterfield, 92, of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 345 Barnett Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., died Wednesday, March 21, 2001, at the home.

Born June 12, 1908, in Back Bay, Va., he was the son of the late Van M. and Mary Holton Evans Waterfield.

He was a 1926 graduate of Creeds High School in Back Bay.

He was a research statistician with the Department of Justice; worked in the planning department at Fairchild Aircraft Manufacturing in Hagerstown; and worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Cullen, Md., for 27 years. He retired in 1975.

He had been president of the semi-pro Pen-Mar Baseball League.

He was a member of Sons of Confederate Veterans; Hagerstown Civil War Round Table; Fort Ritchie Historical Society; and served on historical committees.

He wrote "The 13th Juror," the story of the 1905 disappearance of his cousin.

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