wwwobits for 5/20

May 21, 2001

Obituaries for 5/20

Doris A. Brumbaugh

MIAMI - Doris A. Brumbaugh, 78, of Miami, died Wednesday, May 16, 2001, at South Miami Hospital.

She worked at the offices of U.S. Sen. Claude Pepper of Florida for 35 years.

She is survived by two sisters, Lorraine Brumbaugh Robertson of Panama City, Fla. and Helen H. Brumbaugh of Funkstown; a brother, Richard O. Brumbaugh of Randallstown, Md.; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Grace Conover; and three brothers, Allen Brumbaugh, Robert Brumbaugh and Thomas Brumbaugh.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity or hospice of one's choice.

Erik L. Martin

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Erik Lynn Martin, infant son of Darren R. and Linda S. Seibel Martin of 4478 Marsh Road, died Friday, May 18, 2001, at Waynesboro Hospital.

He was born Friday, May 18, 2001, in Greencastle, Pa.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Rendell Lamar Martin; maternal grandparents, D. Lamar and Janet Seibel of Vineland, N.J.; paternal grandparents, H. Lynn and Lorraine Martin of Greencastle; maternal great-grandparents, Harry Kropf of Albany, Ore. and David H. and Emma Seibel of Leola, Pa.; and paternal great-grandparents, Earl Miller of Hagerstown and Harold and Cora Martin of Hagerstown.


Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Antrim Mennonite Church, 9745 Antrim Church Road in Greencastle. The Antrim Mennonite Church Ministry will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle.

Sheridan T. Dean

LaVALE, Md. - Sheridan Thomas "Tom" Dean, 53, of LaVale, died Friday, May 18, 2001, at Memorial Hospital.

Born May 12, 1948, in Harrisonburg, Va., he was the son of the late Hollie Thomas and Eunice Jean Reedy Dean.

He was class valedictorian of the Class of 1966 of Williamsport High School. He also was a magna cum laude graduate of Mount Saint Mary's College; and held a master's degree from the University of Virginia's School of Education.

He had been a counselor for the Clarke County, Va., school system and served 19 years with the Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services.

He was a past master of Fort Cumberland Lodge 211 AF & AM; and a member of Cumberland Scottish Rite.

He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Pamela Easter Dean; a sister, Deborah Rude of Falling Waters, W.Va.; two brothers, Cameron Dean and James Dean, both of Hagerstown; a niece and four nephews.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 26, following the Masonic Lodge 211 memorial service at 2 p.m. at Scarpelli Funeral Home, 108 Virginia Ave. in Cumberland. The Rev. Wayne R. Turner will officiate.

The family will receive friends Saturday, May 26, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Allegany County League for Crippled Children, Willowbrook Road, Cumberland, MD 21502.

Kenneth W. Leasure

Kenneth William "Pete" Leasure, 73, of 702 Antietam Drive, Hagerstown, died Saturday, May 19, 2001, at Avalon Manor Nursing Home in Hagerstown.

Born June 25, 1927, in Clear Spring, he was the son of the late George Thomas and Fanny May Bloyer Leasure.

He retired from Independent Cement Co. after 40 years of service. Earlier, he was employed by Steffey and Findlay.

He was a member of North American Rod and Gun Club; and Little Club.

He is survived by a sister, Mary Cosgrove of Hagerstown; his close friend, Greta Messersmith of Hagerstown; and a nephew.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Katherine Pine and Julia Snyder; and five brothers, Web Leasure, Harry Thomas Leasure, Wilbur Leasure, Clarence Snook Leasure and Harry Leroy Leasure.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North in Hagerstown. The Rev. Sterling C. Keeney Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Blairs Valley Church of God Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Dialysis Center, 12931 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

James A. Mose

SHARPSBURG - James Alfred Mose, 68, of Sharpsburg, died Friday, May 18, 2001, of cancer.

Born April 7, 1933, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late James Frederick and Carline Truman Mose.

He was a graduate of Boonsboro High School and Shepherd College.

He was employed in the Communications Department of Potomac Edison Co. for more than 36 years, retiring in 1997.

He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during the 1950s, stationed in Paris, France.

He was a former member of the Sharpsburg Town Council, where he was involved in the expansion of the Sharpsburg Public Library.

He was a member of the board of directors of Mountain View Cemetery Association in Sharpsburg.

He held memberships in numerous nature and historical societies and charitable organizations.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Ella Campbell Mose; two stepdaughters, Barbara Reinhardt of Altoona, Pa. and Judith Hinaman of Dover, Del.; and six step-grandchildren.

Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at Mountain View Cemetery.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, MD 21740; or John R. Marsh Cancer Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Suite 129, Hagerstown, MD 21742-6710.

Arrangements are by Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport.

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