Obituaries for 11/27

November 27, 2001

Obituaries for 11/27

Francis E. Green Sr.

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Francis E. "Eddie" Green Sr., 57, of 10913 Bailey Springs Road, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2001, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born Oct. 2, 1944, in Beartown, Pa., he was the son of Rachel R. Mitchell Green of Waynesboro and the late Lester C. Green Sr.

He attended Waynesboro schools.

He was employed as a warehouse manager and welder for Rouzerville Fabrication, and as a sandblaster and installer of monuments and markers for Gilland Memorials in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. Prior to retiring on disability in November 1998, he was a machine operator and sandblaster at D.L. George and Sons in Waynesboro.

He served in the U.S. Army National Guard in Waynesboro from 1962 to 1968.

He had been a member of Blue Ridge Sportsman Association and Rouzerville Fish and Game Association.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Peggy R. Wills Green, whom he married April 18, 1965; one daughter, Stephanie Y. Green of Blue Ridge Summit; two sons, Francis E. Green Jr. and Brian K. Green, both of Waynesboro; one sister, Wanda Smith of Rouzerville, Pa.; seven brothers, Roy L. Green of Hagerstown, Willis L. Green of Mercersburg, Pa., Glen D. Green of Blue Ridge Summit, John Michael Green of Michigan, James Green, Terry Green and Michael Green, all of Waynesboro; two grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by one brother, Lester C. Green Jr.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. The Rev. William D. Kauffman will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

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

Clyde E. Brewer

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Clyde E. Brewer, 62, of 523 Center St., died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at his home.

Born May 11, 1939, in Emmitsburg, Md., he was the son of the late Samuel D. and Vincentia G. Adams Brewer.

He attended school in Emmitsburg.

He retired as shop foreman in 1990 from Cavco Homes in Cavetown.

He served in the U.S. Air Force.

He was of the Catholic faith.

He is survived by three sons, Timothy R. Brewer, Randall E. Brewer and Anthony G. Brewer, all of Chambersburg; two sisters, Darlene McLeaf of Waynesboro, Pa. and Katherine L. Ambrose of Gettysburg, Pa.; four brothers, Samuel L. Brewer of Fairfield, Pa., Charles A. Brewer of Temple, Pa., Vincent E. Brewer of Clermont, Fla. and Robert L. Brewer of Gettysburg; and two grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, West High Street, Gettysburg.

Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association Franklin/Fulton Division, 225 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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

James F. Butts Jr.

James Franklin Butts Jr., 74, of Hagerstown, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born July 9, 1927, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late James F. Butts Sr. and Grace Corwell Butts. He was raised by an aunt.

He attended school in Hagerstown.

He owned and operated an automobile business in Hagerstown.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by two stepdaughters, Marcia Boalen of New Jersey and Karen Buffolino of North Carolina; two stepsons, Tony Bennett of Hagerstown and Terry Bennett of Boston; one brother, Hubert B. Butts of Tallahassee, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and five nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Jane Butts, Betty M. Miller and JoAnn B. Thomas; and four brothers, Preston Butts, Nelson Butts, Thomas E. Butts and John J. Potterfield.

Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

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

Beatrice G. Spade

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Beatrice G. Spade, 92, of Cherry Run Road, and formerly of Hollow Road in Hancock, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at Valley View Nursing Home in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Born May 31, 1909, in Fulton County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John and Louise Hess Truax.

Her husband, R. Leslie Spade, died Dec. 2, 1985.

She attended Pleasant Grove School.

She had been employed by Jacob Brothers in Hancock as a seamstress and had worked for Dillon Orchards and Hepburn Orchards in Hancock.

She was a Protestant.

She is survived by five daughters, Viola Weigle and Georgia DeShong, both of Hedgesville, Elda Mertz of Martinsburg, W.Va., Nancy Shives of Bear, Del., and Phyllis Thompson of Hancock; four sons, Bernard Spade, Delmar Spade and Arlie Spade, all of Hancock, and Jerald Spade of New Castle, Pa.; one sister, Flo Rotz of Pennsylvania; grandchildren; step-grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Estalene Ritz; and three sons, Walter Spade, Kenneth Spade and James Spade.

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