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Obituaries for 4/17

April 16, 2001

Obituaries for 4/17



Wilbur G. Holtz

SABILLASVILLE, Md. - Wilbur George Holtz, 83, 16505 Sabillasville Road, died Saturday, April 14, 2001, at his home.

Born Dec. 24, 1917, in Sabillasville, he was the son of the late George Norman and Myrtle Ferguson Holtz.

His wife, Frances Eyler Holtz, died Jan. 7, 1996.

He worked for 34 years as a stationary engineer with Victor Cullen Hospital, then for the State of Maryland at the correctional facility in Hagerstown.

He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Sabillasville.

He was a member of Arcadia 155, National Rifle Association, North American Hunters Association and was a founder of Blue Ridge Sportsman Association.

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He is survived by one son, Vaughn Holtz of Sabillasville; three sisters, Blanche Keeney of Thurmont, Md., Betty Jean Burgess of Hagerstown and Mildred Gardner of Frederick, Md.; one brother, Paul Holtz of Cascade; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Devona Jean Gladhill; and one brother, Charles Holtz.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Robert E. Dailey and Son Funeral Home, 615 E. Main St., Thurmont. The Rev. Janet Comings will officiate. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Frederick.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, with a Masonic memorial service at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 17015 Sabillasville Road, Sabillasville, MD 21780.




Mary Migdalski

Mary Migdalski, 83, of 1183 Luther Drive in Hagerstown, died Monday, April 16, 2001, at Ravenwood Lutheran Village.

Born July 31, 1917, in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Mary Hernesz Lauturner.

Her husband, Anthony Migdalski, died in 1988.

She was a graduate of Morris High School in New York.

She was employed by Metropolitan Insurance Co., retiring after 20 years.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in New York.

She is survived by two daughters, Marie Kemm of Salem, N.J., and Linda Ward of Hagerstown; a son, Thomas Migdalski of Bel Air, Md.; four grandchildren and two great-granddaughters.

Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown. The Rev. Wayne L. Schwanke will officiate. Burial will be in Augusta Memorial Park, Waynesboro, Va.

Visitation will be Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association of Western Maryland, 5 Public Square, Hagerstown, MD 21740.




John M. Golden Sr.

BOONSBORO - John Marcellus Golden Sr., 87, of 21510 Boonsboro Mountain Road, died Saturday, April 14, 2001, at his home.

Born Dec. 31, 1913, in Warfordsburg, Pa., he was the son of the late George Edward and Alberta Jane Remsberg Golden.

He was employed by Mack Trucks in assembly line production for 14 years, retiring in 1976. He was previously employed by Fairchild Aircraft in Hagerstown.

He was a member of Warfordsburg Presbyterian Churchg.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Barinda Louise Hoffman Golden; three daughters, Cheryl A. DeGrange of Hagerstown, Karessa Cameron of Keedysville, and Shanna Golden of Boonsboro; a son, John M. Golden Jr. of Hagerstown; and a sister, Helen Golden of Warfordsburg.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Harry Golden, Willard Golden, and Wallace Golden; and two half-brothers, Walter Golden and Curtis Golden

Services will be Wednesday at noon at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Loyal H. Vanderveer will officiate. Burial will be in Warfordsburg Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro; and Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Ray C. Stencil Sr.

Ray Craig Stencil Sr., 80, of 17817 Greentree Lane in Hagerstown, died Sunday, April 15, 2001, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Feb. 18, 1921, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Frank F. and Eleanor Craig Stencil.

He retired as a chief boatswain from the U.S. Navy after 21 years of service.

He was employed at J.K. Distributors in Falls Church, Va.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 130, American War Vets and Knights of Columbus, all of Falls Church.

He is survived by his wife, Tena Stencil; a son, Raymond Craig Stencil Jr. of Norfolk, Va.; a brother, Frank F. Stencil of Pittsburgh; four granddaughters; nine great-grandchildren; and a caregiver, Barbara Cox of Hagerstown.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Faith Christian Fellowship, 302 S. Artizan St., Williamsport. The Rev. John Miller will officiate. Burial will be at sea.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial donations may be made to Faith Christian Fellowship, 302 S. Artizan St., Williamsport, MD 21795.




Herbert G. Schooley

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