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Obituaries for 4/16

April 16, 2001

Obituaries for 4/16



Helen M. Gsell


QUINCY, Pa. - Helen M. Berger Gsell, 86, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 4421 Marsh Road, Waynesboro, Pa., died Saturday, April 14, 2001, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born Oct. 18, 1914, in Antrim Township, Pa., in the Marsh area, she was the daughter of the late Denton M. and Edith C. Oberholzer Berger.

Her husband, Fulton L. Gsell, died June 6, 1995. They were married June 26, 1937.

She attended Hollowell School.

She was employed by Stanley Co., Chambersburg, in her early life, then worked with her husband at Fulton L. Gsell Excavating Business.

She was a member of Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro, where she taught in the Youth Sunday School department and worked in various committees within the church.

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She was a member of Mt. Vernon Chapter 398 Order of the Eastern Star, Waynesboro, and the National A.A.R.P.

She did volunteer work at Piney Mountain Nursing Home, Fayetteville, Pa., presently known as The Village of Laurel Run.

She is survived by a son, William L. Gsell of Waynesboro; a brother, Paul Berger of Waynesboro; three sisters, Anna Rock of Chambersburg, Pa., and Edith Miller and Beulah Harshman, both of Greencastle, Pa.; three grandchildren; one step granddaughter; seven great-grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, C. Richard Gsell, in 1959; three sisters, Edna Bingaman, Frances Kell and Alice Grosh; and four brothers, Roy Berger, Ralph Berger, Allen Berger and William Berger.

Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church, 801 Park St., Waynesboro. The Rev. Wilber L. Sites will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church, 801 Park St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.v

Virgie A. Whalen


BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Virgie Ann Whalen, 66, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, April 14, 2001, at Valley View Nursing Home.

Born May 20, 1934, in Rogersville, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Steven Ellis and Birdie Smith McPeak.

Services will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St., Berkeley Springs. The Rev. Mark Johnson will officiate. Burial will be private in Tennessee.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home.




Jerry P. McGowan


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Jerry P. McGowan, 71, of 34 S. Second St., died Thursday, April 12, 2001, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Nov. 19, 1929, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Sherry William and Anna Belle Hepfer McGowan.

Services and burial will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

At the family's request, there will be no public viewing.

The family requests the omission of flowers and that memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society, 452 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Inc., Chambersburg.




Patrick L. D'Angelo


CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Patrick Lee D'Angelo, 19, of Charles Town, died Saturday, April 14, 2001, at his home.

Born March 8, 1982, in Ranson, W.Va., he was the son of Paul Lee and Cindy Harding D'Angelo.

He attended Jefferson County schools.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Heather Amber D'Angelo of Inwood, W.Va., and Catherine Grace D'Angelo, at home; a brother, Heath Christian D'Angelo, at home; maternal grandmother, Mary Catherine Harding of Bolivar, W.Va.; and several aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Lester W. Harding, and paternal grandparents, Antonio and Grace D'Angelo.

Services and burial will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

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




Herbert P. Slinkman


HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Herbert Payne Slinkman, 89, of Shannondale, W.Va., died Wednesday, March 28, 2001, at Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, Md.

Born Oct. 3, 1911, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Herbert Staley and Corinne Elizabeth Payne Slinkman.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Ann Funk Slinkman.

He was a photographer, having operated a business for nearly 50 years in Hyattsville, Md.

He was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Charles Town, W.Va.

He is survived by a son, Joseph Payne Slinkman; a daughter, Mary Ann Slinkman; four grandchildren, Kimberly Wilcher, Carrie Slinkman, George Jerome Slinkman II and Eric Daniel Grant; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, George Jerome Slinkman.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, Charles Town. The Rev. Brian Owens will officiate. Burial will be in Saint Peter's Cemetery, Harpers Ferry, following mass.

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