Obituaries for 11/21

November 23, 2001

Obituaries for 11/21

Betty J. Greenwood

MONT ALTO, Pa. - Betty J. Bluebaugh Greenwood, 80, of 329 Park St., died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2001, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Oct. 19, 1921, in Tomstown, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Walter G. and Myda Creager Blubaugh.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas H. Greenwood, in 1989. They were married Jan. 16, 1942.

She attended Quincy, Pa., schools.

She had been employed by College Inn in Mont Alto; and Connie's Sportswear in Waynesboro, Pa.

She is survived by one daughter, Cathy J. Powell of South Mountain, Pa.; two sons, Jeffrey L. Greenwood of Mont Alto and Gregory A. Greenwood of South Mountain; one sister, Arlene Bricker of Mont Alto; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and two nephews.

She was preceded in death by an infant brother, Buddy Blubaugh.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. The Rev. George S. Mouer Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Mont Alto.


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

Frank M. Presley

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Frank M. Presley, 77, of 11251 Anthony Highway, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2001, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born March 30, 1924, in Bluefield, Va., he was the son of the late Marion J. and Cora Ray Presley.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha J. Fink Presley, on Jan. 3, 2001. They were married July 5, 1946.

He attended Maryland schools.

He was employed as a truck driver by the Montgomery County, Md., Highway Department for 32 years. He retired in 1982.

He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758; Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1191; and William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695, all of Waynesboro; Blue Ridge Sportsmen's Association of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; and American Legion Post 239 and AMVETS, both of Cascade.

He is survived by two daughters, Juanita L. DeLair of Walkersville, Md., and Phyllis L. Presley of Blue Ridge Summit; three sons, Steven L. Presley and Thomas R. Presley, both of Waynesboro, and Philip L. Presley of Thurmont, Md.; a sister, Grace Haga of Boonsboro; a brother, Tollie Presley of St. Augustine, Fla.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, sisters and brothers.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. Burial will follow in Harbaugh Church Cemetery, Washington Township, Pa.

The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Emma C. Trumpower

Emma Catherine Trumpower, 97, of 10511 Sharpsburg Pike in Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2001, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 1, 1904, in Leitersburg, she was the daughter of the late James A. and Mary Elizabeth Unclesbee Lucas.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Howard B. Baker; and by her second husband, Charles A. Trumpower.

She was employed by Fairchild Industries for 10 years.

She was a member of Grace Brethren Church.

She is survived by nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Leitersburg Lutheran Cemetery. The Rev. Dean Pryor will officiate.

There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Grace Brethren Church, 837 Spruce St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

Clara H. Williams

TOWSON, Md. - Dr. Clara Hinton Williams, 86, of Towson, and formerly of Charles Town, W.Va., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, at a Presbyterian nursing home.

Born Dec. 28, 1914, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Irving and Felicity Hinton.

She was a graduate of Western High School; Goucher College; and the University of Rochester, where she received a Ph.D. in biochemistry.

From 1950 to 1964, she did research at the Perry Point Veterans Administration Hospital. She worked for the Laboratory Investigation branch of the Food and Drug Administration in Washington, D.C., from 1964-71. She then worked for the Environmental Protection Agency. She retired in 1974. During her retirement, she worked as a consulting toxicologist.

She is survived by her husband, Douglas Russell Williams; a daughter, Favor Williamson of Kalispell, Mont.; two sons, Russell F. Williams of Hagerstown and Dana O. Williams of Towson; a brother, Irving Hinton; and six grandchildren.

Arrangements were by The Mitchell-Wiedefek Funeral Home, Baltimore.

Pauline F. Minotti

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Pauline F. Wingert "Polly" Minotti, 62, of 155 Williamson Ave., died Monday, Nov. 19, 2001, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital following a heart attack.

Born Sept. 29, 1939, in Shady Grove, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Glen P. and Marguerite Helmuth Wingert.

She was a 1957 graduate of Greencastle High School.

She was employed as a secretary at Grove Worldwide in Shady Grove for 43 years.

She was a member of Chambersburg Church of the Brethren.

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