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Obituaries for 2/13

February 13, 2002

Obituaries for 2/13



Frederick R. Rowe Jr.


MORAGA, Calif. - Frederick Reed Rowe Jr., 79, of Moraga, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002.

He was born Dec. 13, 1922, in Lancaster County, Pa.

He was a 1943 graduate of Mount St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg, Md., with a degree in accounting.

He was employed by the Internal Revenue Service, retiring in 1977.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a Naval officer.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothea Cordelia Mask, whom he married Dec. 6, 1946; seven children; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be held today at Oakmont Mortuary in Lafayette, Calif. Burial will be in Oakmont Memorial Park.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the service.




Kathryn C. Daley


BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Kathryn C. "Kate" Gish Daley, 87, of Brunswick, and formerly of Maugansville, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center.

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Born March 19, 1914, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Teathian Archibald and Florence G. Cookus Blake.

She was preceded in death by her husband, D. Ross Daley.

She is survived by three daughters, Beverly Kesselring of Smithsburg, Gloria Lepson of Lewes, Del. and L. Jean Rohrer of Hagerstown; two sons, John A. Gish of Locust Grove, Va. and James L. Gish of Brunswick; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Potomac Street, Hagerstown. The Rev. Lester Kauffman will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill United Brethren, Greencastle, Pa.

Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Pleasant Hill United Brethren Church, 3664 Coseytown Road, Greencastle, PA 17225.




Charlotte C. Mong


SMITHSBURG - Charlotte C. Reed Mong, 78, of 37 N. Main St., died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Aug. 22, 1923, in Mont Alto, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Melvin S. and Dorcas V. Nunemaker Reed.

She was a 1941 graduate of Quincy (Pa.) High School.

Before retiring in 1986, she was a machine operator at Hagerstown Shoe Factory; helped her husband on farms in Waynesboro and Ringgold; and had worked for Freeman Shoe Co. in Waynesboro.

She was of the Methodist faith.

She is survived by her husband, Sidney W. Mong Sr., whom she married Nov. 25, 1943; two daughters, Barbara D. Winters of Smithsburg and Lillian V. Updegraff of Cascade; three sons, Sidney W. Mong Jr. of Martinsburg, W.Va., Gary L. Mong and Donald E. Mong, both of Falling Waters, W.Va.; three sisters, Gladys Staley, Irene Kendall and Pauline Ford, all of Waynesboro; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one stepgreat-granddaughter; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Susan Mong and Martha Carbaugh; and three brothers, Kenneth Reed, Levi Reed and Edmond Reed.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. Pastor Carol D. Hallman will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

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




Isabel M. Geesaman


QUINCY, Pa. - Isabel Mae Geesaman, 96, of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 8228 Anthony Highway, Waynesboro, Pa., died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at the home.

Born Nov. 1, 1905, in Quincy, she was the daughter of the late Lambert C. Geesaman Sr. and Minnie Monn Geesaman.

She was a 1923 graduate of Quincy High School; and received a degree in education in 1925 from Shippensburg (Pa.) State Normal School. She did graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

She taught kindergarten in Upper Darby Township, at Hillcrest Elementary School for 45 years, retiring in 1971.

She was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Quincy.

She was a member of P.S.E.A.; Pennsylvania State Teachers Association; and American Association of Retired Teachers.

She is survived by one sister, Betty G. Kahl of Quincy; one brother, Frank Q. Geesaman of Denver; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, infant Elsie Geesaman, Adeline Douie and Rosalie Elkins; and two brothers, Josiah Geesaman and Lambert C. Geesaman Jr.

Services will be Friday at 3:30 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. James Russell will officiate. Burial will be in Quincy Cemetery.

At her request, there will be no public viewing; the family will receive friends Friday at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8469 Anthony Highway, Quincy, PA 17247.




Letha H. Keesling


KINGSPORT, Tenn. - Letha H. Keesling, 91, formerly of 2447 Wildwood Drive, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at Brian Center in Weber City, Va.

Born Sept. 23, 1910, in Nickelsville, Va., she was the daughter of the late James Houston and Virgie Redwine Hilton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold E. Keesling.

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