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Obituaries for 1/7

January 08, 2002

Obituaries for 1/7



John D. Stuart


NEW MARKET, Md. - John Densmore Stuart, 56, of 7 and 9 E. Main St., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, from injuries suffered in a traffic accident.

Born Jan. 9, 1945, in Anniston, Ala., he was the son of Avis Densmore Stuart of Frederick, Md. and the late Edward G. Stuart.

For the past 11 years, he was associated with Frederick Community College as a counselor and professor. He started his career as a mental health counselor in Fairmont, W.Va. From 1970 to 1990, he was a counselor at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va., and Baltimore, pioneering work in administration, management and set standards for readjustment for the Vietnam Veterans Out Reach Centers.

He and his wife owned and operated Thirsty Knight Antique Store on Main Street in New Market.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving as a medic from 1966 to 1969.

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He received a Citation for the Assistance for Veterans Affairs from Baltimore City, an Achievement Medal for Civilian Service for Post Traumatic Stress for Vietnam Era Veterans from the Department of the U.S. Army, a Citizens of State Recognition Citation from the Maryland House of Delegates and a Governor's Citation for service to the citizens of the state, among other awards.

He was a member of New Market Antique Dealer's Association.

He was a member of Stein Collectors International and received the award of master steinogolist in 1988. He also was a member of Stein Collectors International Beer Stein Museum.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Judith A. Bucklew Stuart, and his twin brother, David E. Stuart of Albuquerque, N.M.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, John A. Ey Jr.

Memorial services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Jack B. Kussmaul Theater, Arts and Student Center Building of Frederick Community College, 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to John Stuart Endowment Fund, Frederick Community College, 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702.

Arrangements are by Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, Frederick.




Harry C. Aaron Jr.


ELLICOTT CITY, Md. - Harry C. Aaron Jr. of Ellicott City died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gerry Aaron.

He is survived by four children, Sandy Cronin, Beth Griffith, Mick Aaron and Barbara Blum; two sisters, Mary Martin and Frances Startzsman; a brother, Charles Aaron; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Patrick Aaron.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas More Church, Baltimore. Burial will be in Moreland Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home, Towson, Md.

Memorial donations may be made to Bishop Walsh Middle-High School, 700 Bishop Walsh Road, Cumberland, MD 21502.




Chancy S. Blagg Sr.


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Chancy Spencer Blagg Sr., 90, of Little Rock, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002.

He was the son of the late F.M. and Cora Richardson Blagg.

He retired from Chicopee Manufacturing Co.

He was a member of Unity Missionary Baptist Church.

He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Blagg; a daughter, Mary Johnson of Hagerstown; a son, Chancy S. Blagg Jr. of Maumelle, Ark.; a stepdaughter, Peggy Ross of Fort Smith, Ark.; a stepson, Sidney Southern of Little Rock; four grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and his former wife, Emma Blagg of Little Rock.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Chelcy Blagg and infant Homer Blagg, and a stepsister, Olive Gatlin.

Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Griffin Leggett Forest Hills Funeral Home, Alexander, Ark. Brother Mark Harris will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends Monday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Unity Missionary Baptist Church, 1223 S. Garfield, Little Rock, AR 72204.




Mary C. Butcher


Mary C. Butcher, 80, of Hagerstown and formerly of Annapolis, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

She was born Nov. 27, 1921, in Maryland.

She was a homemaker.

A memorial service will be Wednesday at 5 p.m. at Singleton Funeral Home, Glen Burnie, Md.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home.

She is survived by her husband, CDR Harold K. Butcher USN Ret.; two daughters, Peggy A. Seiler of Maryland and Nancy L. Tankersley of Virginia; a son, Kenneth Butcher of Colorado; a sister, Shirley A. Brooks of Linthicum, Md.; a brother, Vernon L. Neilson of Linthicum; and six grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 415 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201.




Myrtle J. Misner


FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Myrtle J. Shaffer Misner, 75, of 216 Perry Road, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, Pa.

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