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Obituaries for 1/15

January 15, 2002

Obituaries for 1/15



K. Marguerite Knepper


WAYNESBORO, Pa. - K. Marguerite Schildt Knepper, 88, of 11404 Old Route 16, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born Jan. 28, 1913, near Pen Mar, she was the daughter of the late J. Guy and Nora Sigler Schildt.

Her husband, Charles D. Knepper, died Oct. 6, 1985. They were married June 1, 1942.

She was a 1932 graduate of Waynesboro High School.

She was a homemaker, and had been employed at Waynesboro Knitting Co. for five years.

She was a member of Waynesboro Church of the Brethren, where she was a member of the New Testament Sunday School class and taught Sunday School in the primary department.

She was a member of South Chapter 2977 AARP of Waynesboro, and the National AARP.

She is survived by a daughter, L. Jean Bryson of Hagerstown; a granddaughter, Kathryn S. Bryson of Hagerstown; a grandson, Richard C. Bryson of Hagerstown; and nieces and nephews.

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She was preceded in death by a brother, J. Robert Schildt.

Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Waynesboro Church of the Brethren. The Revs. Prudence B. Yelinek and James R. Stauffer will officiate. Burial will follow in Price's Church Cemetery near Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.




Paul O. Fahrney


WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Paul O. "Dean" Fahrney, 62, of 14806 Hoover Mill Road, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at Pinnacle Health/Polyclinic Hospital in Harrisburg, Pa.

Born Nov. 1, 1939, in Quincy, Pa., he was the son of the late Paul M. and Gail L. Overcash Fahrney.

He attended Quincy schools.

He drove a truck for 40 years, primarily for North & South Lines, which contracted through D.L. Lehman of Chambersburg, Pa. He retired in November 2001.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy M. King Fahrney, whom he married June 10, 1960; one daughter, Kimberly J. Neibert of Waynesboro; three sons, Terry L. Fahrney of Chambersburg, and Edward D. Fahrney and Kenneth L. Fahrney, both of Waynesboro; seven sisters, Lorraine Barnhart and Emma Harshman, both of Greencastle, Pa., Ruby Masters of Quincy, Betty Richter of Chambersburg, Evelyn Monn and Joan Jones, both of Waynesboro, and Judith Eck of Fayetteville, Pa.; two brothers, Robert Fahrney of State Line, Pa., and Donald Fahrney of Five Fork, Pa.; five grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two grandchildren; and a brother, Richard Fahrney.

Services will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. Bill Schuit will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, near Quincy.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church, 912 S. Potomac St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.




Richard E. Miller


MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Richard Eugene "Tater" Miller, 60, of 2403 Tabor Drive, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at his home.

Born June 3, 1941, in Middletown, he was the son of the late Oscar C. and Faye Fink Miller.

He was employed in the wholesale grocery business by D.C. Winebrenner and Sons in Frederick, Md., and managed Frederick Cash and Carry from 1973 until his retirement in 2000.

He was a member of Pleasant View Church of the Brethren, Burkittsville, Md.

He was a member of Middletown AMVETS Post 9; B.P.O.E. 684, Frederick; and Big Oak Lodge, Middletown.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Marie Bross Miller; four sisters, Sarah Jane Grossnickle of Middletown, Martha Zecher of Jefferson, Md., Virginia Himes of Frederick, and Catherine Parsons of Pinson, Ala.; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, Middletown. The Rev. Donald L. Turley will officiate. Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open from noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702-1799.




Marilyn E. Pilliod


UNGER, W.Va. - Marilyn Elizabeth "Molly" Pilliod, 73, of Unger, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born July 28, 1928, in Warrior Run, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John and Kathleen Sweeney Thomas.

She was a 1946 graduate of Warrior Run High School, and received secretarial training with the U.S. government in Washington.

She worked with the U.S. Immigration Service in Washington. She traveled with her husband entertaining and serving as his social secretary while he was with the U.S. Immigration Service and later with Hyatt International. They operated a casino in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She was a homemaker.

She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Alva Lee Pilliod of Berkeley Springs and Washington; one stepson, Alva L. Pilliod Jr. of Livermore, Calif.; one stepdaughter, Olive M. Harris of Merritt Island, Fla.; five stepgrandchildren; two nieces and a nephew.

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