Obituaries for 2/11

February 11, 2002

Obituaries for 2/11

Betty L. Kettoman

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Betty Lou Orner Kettoman, 61, of 13068 Mentzer Gap Road, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at her home.

Born May 26, 1940, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Blaine N. and Mary E. Wetzel Orner.

She attended Waynesboro schools.

She worked at Gettysburg Shoe Factory for 26 years until it closed. She worked for Freeman's Shoes in Waynesboro, then Emmitsburg Shoe Factory in Emmitsburg, Md. Prior to retiring in 1994, she worked at Quebecor Printing in Fairfield, Pa.

She is survived by one son, Mark L. Kettoman of Smithsburg; one daughter, Norma J. Kettoman of Waynesboro; two brothers, Norris E. Orner of Highfield, Md., and Raymond Orner Sr. of Waynesboro; three grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. Charles B. Jessen will officiate. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.


The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, c/o Joan Goetz, 219 W. Second St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Joseph R. Berkenbaugh

Joseph Raymond Berkenbaugh, 94, of 10116 Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Aug. 18, 1907, in Nikep, Md., he was the son of the late John J. and Helen E. Brehany Berkenbaugh.

His first wife, Carrie M. Berkenbaugh, died March 30, 1985.

He was a graduate of Barton High School, Barton, Md.

He was employed by Fairchild Aircraft and Hagerstown Trust for 16 years, retiring in 1975. He previously owned Cherrio Restaurant.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy as a Petty Officer 1st Class, in the invasion of Normandy and as a mine sweeper.

He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

He was a member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, Elks Lodge Post 378 and the Washington County Hospital Auxiliary.

He is survived by his second wife, Mary C. Hallingan Berkenbaugh; two stepdaughters, Marie Thompson of Hagerstown, and Christina Cox of Baltimore; one sister, Angela Bonovan of Conway, S.C.; one brother, Francis Berkenbaugh of Cumberland, Md.; one niece; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four sisters and three brothers.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 17630 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. The Rev. Christopher Moore will be celebrant. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Prayers will be said at 7:30 p.m.

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

Kenneth J. Mackley

Kenneth Johnson Mackley, 77, of 1219 Mount Aetna Road, Hagerstown, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at his home.

Born Sept. 3, 1924, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Earl Mackley and Grace Johnson Mackley Cave.

He was a 1940 graduate of Hagerstown High School, a 1949 graduate of Dickinson College and a 1949 graduate of University of Maryland Law School. He also studied abroad at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.

He worked for the U.S. Air Force at Fairchild Aircraft as a contracting assistant, where he served as division counsel. Later, he resumed practicing law with Paul Ottinger, forming a firm known as Ottinger, Mackley and Gilbert, in which he later became the senior partner until withdrawing at the end of 1995. He retired in December 1998. He was also a part-time instructor in business law at Hagerstown Junior College.

He served in Gen. Patton's Third Army in Europe during World War II and served as an Army Judge Advocate Officer in Germany doing trial work with the 2nd Armored Division.

He was a member of First Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Corrine L. Mackley; three daughters, Heidi Mackley of Hagerstown, Marlene Waller of Frederick, Md., and Michelle Testani of Catonsville, Md.; one son, Erich Mackley of Hagerstown; three stepdaughters, Marcia Mackley, Robin Dickerson and Denise Hovermale, all of Hagerstown; and 12 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Garth B. Mackley.

Memorial services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at First Christian Church, Hagerstown. The Revs. Fred Harris and Benjamin Jones will officiate. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

There will be no visitation or viewing.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to B'Nai Abraham Sisterhood for the Hadassah Tree Fund, 53 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Mary L. Hall

HOLLYWOOD, Md. - Mary Lee Hall, 59, of Hollywood, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at Southern Maryland Hospital, Clinton, Md.

Born Dec. 17, 1942, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Harry H. and Mary M. Montgomery Gower.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, Hagerstown.

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