Obituaries for 4/23

April 22, 2001

Obituaries for 4/23

Nelson E. Kline

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Nelson Eugene "Molson" Kline, 84, of Martinsburg, died Saturday, April 21, 2001, at his home.

Born Dec. 15, 1916, in Jefferson County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Charles Millard and Annabelle Johnson Kline.

He was a 1934 graduate of Martinsburg High School.

He was retired from Potomac Edison.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from 1941 to 1945 in Casablanca, North Africa.

He was a member of Falling Waters Presbyterian Church.

He was a member of Martinsburg Lodge 120 Loyal Order of Moose, Newton D. Baker Post 896 VFW, I.B.P.O Elks 778, Berkeley Post 14 American Legion and Exhausted Roosters.

He is survived by a daughter, Pamela Arvon of Martinsburg; a brother, Ralph Kline of Martinsburg; two grandchildren, Matthew Arvon of South Carolina and Trey Arvon of Martinsburg; nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by two brothers, William G. Kline and Glenn E. Kline; two sisters, Annabelle Englebright and Doris L. McDonald.

Services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Falling Waters Presbyterian Church at Spring Mills. The Rev. Elizabeth Anne Brishcar will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Berkeley County Humane Society, 1531 Charles Town Road, Martinsburg, WV 25401 or to Falling Waters Presbyterian Church, 2928 Hammond Mill Road, Hedgesville, WV 25427.

Edith O. Miller

Edith Oneda Miller, 100, a resident of Ravenwood Lutheran Village, and formerly of National Pike, Hagerstown, died Saturday, April 21, 2001, at Ravenwood.

Born Jan. 23, 1901, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Franklin and Emma Elizabeth Shepley Forsythe.

Her husband, Earl Samuel Miller Sr., died in 1974.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church of Clear Spring.

She is survived by two daughters, Annette G. Myers of Westminster, Va., and Constance E. Barkdoll of DeBarry, Fla.; a son, Earl S. Miller Jr. of Hagerstown; two sisters, Catherine Stine of Boonsboro, and Regina Stringfellow of Harrisonburg, Va.; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by five sisters and five brothers.

Services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Donald Edwin Funeral Home Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring. The Rev. Wayne L. Schwankey will officiate. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Clear Spring.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, c/o Matthew Chaney, Treasurer, 12527 National Pike, Clear Spring, MD 21722.

Rose E. Petrucci

MILLVILLE, W.Va. - Rose Elizabeth Petrucci, 85, of Millville, died Saturday, April 21, 2001, at her home.

Born Dec. 8, 1915, in Millville, she was the daughter of the late Felix and Mary Ott Petrucci.

She was a 1935 graduate of Harpers Ferry High School.

She was a retired nurse at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.

She was a member of Bolivar International Pentecostal Church of Christ.

She is survived by two sisters, Marguerite Petrucci of Millerville, and Sarah Lilla of Charles Town, W.Va.; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Louis Petrucci; two half-sisters, Irene Rinaldi and Essie Ranalli; and a half-brother, Thomas Longerbeam.

Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Bolivar International Church of Christ near Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, 970 Washington St., Harpers Ferry.

Lillian S. McMinn

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Lillian S. McMinn, 78, a resident of Manor Care Health Service, and formerly of 357 W. Main St., Fayetteville, Pa., died Friday, April 20, 2001, at Manor Care.

Born Aug. 8, 1922, in Kalamazoo, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Walter M. and May Hyso Brylowski.

Her husband, Neil M. McMinn, died in 1984.

She was a homemaker and had been a secretary for the Franklin County Public Defender's Office.

She was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Chambersburg, where she was an active volunteer in various church activities.

She is survived by three daughters, Kathleen M. Bernier of Idaho Falls, Idaho, Karen A. Greiner of Waynesboro, Pa., and Theresa Morter of Chambersburg; two sons, Kevin D. McMinn of Lewistown, Pa., and Brendan J. McMinn of Gaithersburg, Md.; a sister, Estelle Allen of Kalamazoo; a brother, Walter Brylowski of Santa Fe, N.M.; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Mary Patricia McMinn and Jedwega McMinn; two sons, Neil McMinn and Patrick McMinn; and a brother.

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