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Obituaries for 12/17

December 27, 2001

Obituaries for 12/17



Lewis M. Horman


Lewis M. Horman, 83, of 1747 Edgewood Circle, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2001, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Sept. 1, 1918, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Alfred W. and Margarett S. Lewis Horman.

He was preceded in death by his companion of 22 years, Frances "Jenny" Karn.

He was employed with the U.S. Postal Service and retired with more than 30 years of service.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Company "B," 50th Military Police Battalion.

He was a member of Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks Lodge 378, the American Legion, Morris Frock Post 42, and the 40 & 8, Voiture 651, all of Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Graveside services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion, Morris Frock Post 42, 405 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Gerald K. Lehman


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Gerald K. Lehman, 80, of 335 Pleasant St., died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2001, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born April 25, 1921, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Benjamin E. and Sally Killian Lehman.

He was a supervisor at H.J. Heinz Co. prior to his retirement.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in World War II.

He was of the Protestant faith and earlier in his life attended Salem United Methodist Church.

He is survived by three daughters, Linda M. Singleton, Brenda J. Carbaugh and Sandra K. Shearer, all of Chambersburg; a sister, Janet Lehman Corwell of Gettysburg, Pa.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and his companion of many years, Jean Haverstock.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home Ltd., 725 Norland Ave., Chambersburg. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, Chambersburg. Graveside military services will be conducted by the honor guard of VFW Post 1599.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services on Wednesday at the funeral home.




George J. Farndell


WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - George J. Farndell, 75, of Haven Lane, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001, at his home.

Born Jan. 28, 1926, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late John and Genevieve Beckley Farndell.

His first wife, Dorothy Whelan Farndell, died Jan. 9, 1993.

He was employed for the New York Telephone Co. for 40 years before retiring.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946, then served in the Reserves until 1955.

He was a member of Whips Cove United Church of Christ.

He was a member of Berkeley Springs American Legion and was a ham radio operator.

He is survived by his wife, B. Maureen Bittman Farndell, whom he married Sept. 11, 1999; a daughter, Barbara Ann Wagner of Afton, N.Y.; two sons John Farndell of Greenwich, N.Y., and Richard T. Farndell of Centerbrook, Conn.; stepchildren, Lorna Maureen Rose Bittman of Mechanicsburg, Pa., Mace Percy Bittman of Bedford, N.H., and Timothy Maloney of Dallas; three sisters, Genevieve Stuber of Brooklyn, Ellen Supple and Priscilla Haynes, both of Melbourne, Fla.; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, G. Tommy Farndell.

Services will be Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Whips Cove United Church of Christ. The Rev. J. Robert Hovenstein will officiate. Burial will be private and held in Whips Cove Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church. Everett Honor Guard will conduct military services at 7:45 p.m. at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Whips Cove United Church of Christ, Building Fund.

Arrangements are by The Dalla Valle Funeral SVC, Main St., Everett, Pa.




Carlmileta H. Bowens


CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Carlmileta "Carol" Haynes Bowens, 68, of Charles Town, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born March 28, 1933, in Ranson, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Samuel Washington Johnson and Georgia Clarabell Haynes Heflin.

She was a homemaker.

She attended Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Charles Town.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Charles "Joe" E. Bowens; two daughters, Joyce D. Lee of Ranson, and Bernadette Spears, at home; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Brandon Spears; two sisters, Dorothy Rosser and Eva Bruiner; and two brothers, Hall Rosser and Thomas A. Haynes.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town. The Rev. Joe Price will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens Cemetery, Martinsburg, W.Va.

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




Linden McWashington


PURCELLVILLE, Va. - Linden McWashington, 85, of Purcellville, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2001, at Skyline Terrace Nursing Home, Woodstock, Va.

Born June 21, 1916, in Loudoun County, Va., he was the son of Linden McWashington Sr. and Sarah Cook McWashington.

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