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Obituaries for 1/27

January 28, 2002

Obituaries for 1/27



Emmard W. Cook


MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Emmard William Cook, 75, of Myrtle Beach and formerly of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at his home.

Born Jan. 10, 1927, in Jordan Run, W.Va., he was the son of the late Floyd and Mary Rohbaugh Cook.

He retired as a superintendent in the construction industry.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Patricia S. Cook; two daughters, Joyce McCright of Charles Town, W.Va. and Debora Crampton of Bel Alton, Md.; two sons, Robert Cook of Brayn's Road, Md. and Mark Cook of Strasburg, Va.; a sister, Nelda Burgess of Maysville, W.Va.; two brothers, Bernard Cook of Maysville and Clayford Cook of Aldie, Va.; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Gary W. Cook; and two brothers, Roscoe Cook and Brook Cook.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry. The Rev. Douglas Fraim will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.

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




Herbert G. Lucas


WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Herbert Guy Lucas, 72, of Lucas Road, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va.

Born Dec. 29, 1929, in Fulton County, Pa., he was the son of the late William G. Lucas Sr. and Louise Ellen Bishop Lucas.

He owned and operated Lucas Well Drilling Co. for 50 years, retiring in 2001. He also was a farmer, and drove a school bus for Fulton County Schools for 20 years.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hancock.

He served as Township Supervisor of Bethel Township, Pa. from 1977 to 1989; and as Fire Warden of Fulton County for 20 years.

He was a member of Maryland Delaware Water Well Association; and AARP.

He is survived by his wife, Delores Flowers Lucas, whom he married June 10, 1955; nieces; nephews; aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Opal Lucas; and two brothers, John Lucas and William G. Lucas Jr.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Hancock. The Rev. Tim Davis will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock; and Monday at 10 a.m. at the church. The funeral home will open at 2 p.m. today.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 3738 Resley Road, Hancock, MD 21750.




Pauline A. Troxell


Pauline Avis "Bau" Troxell, 90, of Beverly Healthcare, Hagerstown and formerly of Walnut Towers and Funkstown, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at Beverly Healthcare.

Born Aug. 1, 1911, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Julia Mae Barnes Widdows; and the adopted daughter of the late Howard and Sally Bowman.

She retired from Hagerstown Shoe Factory after 45 years of service.

She attended St. Andrew's United Methodist Church.

She was a member of Keenagers of Hagerstown Grace Brethren Church; and American Legion Funkstown Post 211 Auxiliary.

She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Becker of Hagerstown; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth P. Troxell; and three brothers, Dudley E. Widdows, Maynard A. Widdows and Claude Widdows.

A memorial service will be held Monday at 4:30 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. R. Thomas Fralin Jr. will officiate.

Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends Monday at 3:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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