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Obituaries 4/2

April 02, 2002

Rhuey M. Cromer


Rhuey M. Wolf Cromer, 89, formerly of 64 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown, died Friday, March 29, 2002.

Born March 23, 1913, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Daniel R. and Mary Wolf.

Her husband of 56 years, H. Earl Cromer, died in 1985.

She and her husband owned and operated the H. Earl Cromer Store in Hagerstown for 50 years.

She was a member of John Wesley United Methodist Church, Hagerstown.

She is survived by one son, Harry D. Cromer of Hagerstown; three grandchildren, Jennifer L. Fleming of Clear Spring, and Wendy N. Johnston and Diane L. Metz, both of Hagerstown; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, R. Natalie Johnston; and one great-grandson.

Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Potomac Street, Hagerstown. The Rev. Kenneth L. Valentine will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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Visitation will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742; or to a charity of one's choice.




Goldie M. Spoonire


Goldie Mae Spoonire, 76, of 14440 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, died Sunday, March 31, 2002, at her home.

Born Oct. 26, 1925, in Parkton, Md., she was the daughter of the late Jerry and Estey Hare.

She was employed in several sewing factories and did house cleaning.

She was a member of Faith Temple in Cearfoss. She was a minister at Full Gospel Church in Westminster, Md.

She is survived by four daughters, Esther Reeder of Martinsburg, W.Va., Patricia Scott of Westminster, Phyllis Soper of Smithsburg and Robin Shoemaker of Hagerstown; three sons, Archie Spoonire of Laurel, Md., William of Westminster and Elmer Wesley of Littlestown, Pa.; four brothers, Raymond Hare of Haines City, Fla., Lewis Hare of Pulaski, Va., Elmer Hare of Glen Burnie, Md., and Lawrence Hare of Hanover, Pa.; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three infant sisters; and one brother, Clinton Hare.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Faith Temple, Cearfoss Pike, Hagerstown. The Rev. Ronnie Lynch will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park in Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown, today from 7 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday one hour prior to the services at Faith Temple.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, MD 21740; or to Faith Temple, 14015 Cearfoss Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Alma M. Oden


BRUNSWICK, Md. - Alma Marie Everitts Oden, 76, of 111 Fourth Ave., died Saturday, March 30, 2002, at her home.

Born March 30, 1926, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late James Harry and Bina Tucker Everitts.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Oden, in 1981.

She was a 1943 graduate of Brunswick High School.

She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church and Sarah Group.

She is survived by one daughter, Anne M. Marshall of Brunswick; one sister, Leah M. Bingham of Baltimore; one granddaughter, Danielle N. White of Brunswick; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, James F. Everitts, William E. Everitts, Leo G. Everitts and Harvey W. Everitts; and one granddaughter.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, Brunswick. The Rev. Bruce Barth will officiate. Burial will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick, which will be open after 1 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Bethany Lutheran Church, 122 First Ave., Brunswick, MD 21716.




John W. Thompson


FREDERICK, Md. - John William "Bill" Thompson, 75, of 315 Adam Road, died Monday, April 1, 2002, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Born Aug. 18, 1926, in Weverton, Md., he was the son of the late Claude Raymond Thompson Sr. and Katheryn Nokes Thompson.

His wife, Joan O'Neill Thompson, died Sept. 10, 2000.

He retired from the B&O Railroad as a brakeman; and retired from the Americana Center in Rockville, Md., as a maintenance person.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during the Korean War. His medals included the Purple Heart.

He was a member of AMVETS Post 2; VFW; Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie 1067; Red Men Chippewa Tribe 19; and the Owls Club, all in Frederick.

He is survived by two brothers, Claude R. Thompson Jr. of Keedysville, and Gary E. Thompson of Kissimmee, Fla.; two sisters, Mary Jane Hackley of Brunswick, Md., and Janet G. Deener of Brownsville, Md.; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Martha Elizabeth Ausherman.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, Frederick. The Rev. Carroll A. Doggett Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.

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




Carolyn B. King


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