Obituaries for 5/22

May 22, 2001

Obituaries for 5/22

Lottie V. Forsythe

FAIRPLAY - Lottie V. Forsythe, 95, of 8820 Sharpsburg Pike, died Friday, May 18, 2001, at her home.

Born Nov. 4, 1905, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late James Crawford and Martha May Stahl Dayton.

Her husband, Daniel Walter Forsythe, died in 1974.

She was a homemaker; and had been employed by Cromers Silk Mill and Kline's Dress Factory, both of Hagerstown.

She was a member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bakersville.

She was a member of the Fairplay Volunteer Fire Co. Auxiliary and Manor Church Senior Citizens Club of Fairplay.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Vera Wagner of Smithsburg, and Charlotte Ann Kendle of Yorktown, Va.; three sons, William S. Forsythe of Hagerstown, Grant E. Forsythe of Fairplay, and Daniel O. Forsythe of Williamsport; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Harry L. Forsythe; and a brother, Charles O. Dayton.


Graveside services will be today at 1 p.m. at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bakersville. The Rev. Loyal H. Van Derveer will officiate.

The family received friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, MD 21740; or to Fairplay Volunteer Fire Co., P.O. Box 97, Fairplay, MD 21733.

William C. Mastrouni

CLEAR SPRING - William Chester Mastrouni, 65, of 11006 Garrison Hollow Road, and formerly of 8424 Jacob's Road in Severn, Md., died Friday, May 18, 2001, at his home.

Born March 10, 1936, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Joseph and Hattie Feigley Mastrouni.

He retired from United Airlines after 31 years.

A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he served in the Korean War.

He formerly attended St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hagerstown.

He is survived by two sisters, Betty Mastrouni of Elkridge, Md., and Susie Wille of Pasadena, Md.; five brothers, James Mastrouni of Pasadena, Francis Mastrouni of Aspers, Pa., Louis Mastiano, Clarence Mastrouni and Wilbur Mastiano, all of Hagerstown; nieces; nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Stella Blessing and Elizabeth Wollard; and two brothers, Frederick Mastrouni and Joseph Mastiano.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Home and Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. The Rev. George A. Limmer will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

There will be no viewing or visitation; however, the family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday at noon.

Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 322 E. Antietam St., Suite 306B, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Verda L. Wills

HANCOCK - Verda Louise "Pip" Wills, 72, of Hancock, died Monday, May 21, 2001, at Morgan County War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Born Aug. 25, 1928, in Fulton County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Riley and Harriett Layton Stotler.

Her husband, Elmer Franklin Wills Sr., died Aug. 1, 1965.

She attended the Factory School in Morgan County, W.Va.

She was a homemaker; and worked seasonally at local orchard packing houses and canneries.

She was a member of Duckwall Presbyterian Church, formerly at Factory Village in Morgan County.

She is survived by two daughters, Cathy S. Kerns and Sandra K. Clingerman, both of Berkeley Springs; two sons, Elmer F. Wills Jr. of Hancock and Thomas R. Wills of Berkeley Springs; two sisters, Gladys Fling of Hancock and Lou Ann Dockeney of Orlando, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, William H. Stotler and Marshall Riley Stotler.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St., Berkeley Springs. Pastor George Lashley will officiate. Burial will be in Alpine Church Cemetery, Pious Ridge, Morgan County, W.Va.

The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open from 11 a.m.

Mary J. Wilson

MARION, Pa. - Mary Jane Small Wilson, 79, of 343 Colorado St., died Monday, May 21, 2001, at Shook Home in Chambersburg, Pa.

Born Dec. 25, 1921, in Antrim Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John D. Sr. and Mary Kauffman Small.

She was a 1941 graduate of Chambersburg Area High School, and a 1943 graduate of Chambersburg Business College.

She retired from Corning Glass Works in Greencastle, Pa., where she had been payroll clerk and secretary to the plant accountant. She previously worked in the accounting department of H.J. Heinz Co., and T.B. Woods Inc. of Chambersburg.

She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church of Chambersburg, Loyalty Sunday School Class and the Mission Board.

She was a member of Martha Custis Chapter 342 Order of the Eastern Star and Falling Spring Court 139 Order of the Amaranth.

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