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April 29, 2002

Ernie C. Elmore


WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Ernie Clyde Elmore, 56, of Warfordsburg, died Thursday, April 25, 2002, at Morgan County War Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Born Feb. 4, 1946, in Princeton, W.Va., he was the son of the late Clyde Pat and Pauline Elizabeth Wade Elmore.

He was a 1964 graduate of Princeton High School and a 1966 graduate of Concord Junior College in Athens, W.Va., receiving an associate's degree in business management.

He worked as a restaurant manager at Cacapon State Park in Berkeley Springs.

He was a member and lay leader of Hancock United Methodist Church.

He was a member of the Lions Club of Hancock.

He is survived by two daughters, Andrea L. Murttiff of Roanoke, Va., and Shanahan G. Elmore of Warfordsburg; a son, Jonathan D. Elmore of Warfordsburg; a sister, Dortha J. Martin of Statesville, N.C.; a grandchild; and his former wife, Shirley Elmore of Berkeley Springs.

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He was preceded in death by a brother, Gayle Elmore.

Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Hancock United Methodist Church, Hancock. The Rev. Duane Jensen will officiate.

Burial will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Roselawn Memorial Cemetery, Princeton, W.Va.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs, which will open at 1 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Hancock United Methodist Church, 168 W. Main St., Hancock, MD 21750.

Addie A. Mentzer


QUINCY, Pa. - Addie A. Monn Mentzer, 88, of 8988 Anthony Highway and formerly of 9755 Mentzer Gap Road, Waynesboro, Pa., died Friday, April 26, 2002, at her home.

Born Aug. 17, 1913, in Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Nettie E. Shockey Monn.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence W. Mentzer, in 1994. They were married Aug. 17, 1937.

She attended Quincy Schools.

She was a member of Quincy United Methodist Church.

She had been a member of Waynesboro Fish and Game Association.

She is survived by two sisters, Emma Decker of Quincy United Methodist Home and Mary Jane Strausner of Quincy, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Minnie Reynolds and Beulah Kauffman, and four brothers, Lloyd Monn, Charles Monn, Clarence Monn and Wilbur Monn.

Services will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. Pastor Ruth A. Hollister will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery near Mont Alto, Pa.

The family will receive friends Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Quincy United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 218, Quincy, PA 17237.

Mary L. Effland


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Mary Louise Lough Effland, 74, of Martinsburg, died Friday, April 26, 2002, at City Hospital, Martinsburg.

Born April 19, 1928, in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late John Linton and Mary Clara Brichner Kensel.

She was a graduate of St. Joseph High School.

She retired from W. Melvin Reid and Sons where she worked as a bookkeeper.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Susan Chaffin and Amanda Dean, both of Martinsburg and Mary P. Wolfe of Frederick, Md.; a son, Michael Lough of Metairie, La.; a sister, Betty Hollis of Gerrardstown, W.Va.; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a nephew.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Elsie Shanholtzer, and a brother, James Kensel.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at South Berkeley Chapel Funeral Home, Inwood, W.Va. The Rev. John V. DiBacco Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home where a Vigil Service will be held at 8 p.m.

Angel M. Bookheimer


HUSTONTOWN, Pa. - Angel Marie Bookheimer, infant daughter of Archie Stake of Newburg, Pa., and Dedra Bookheimer of Hustontown was stillborn Thursday, April 25, 2002, at Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, Pa.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by two sisters, Tiffany Bookheimer and Amber Bookheimer, both of Hustontown; a brother, Matthew Bookheimer of Hustontown; maternal grandparents Bruce and Mary Mae Bookheimer of Hustontown; and maternal great-grandmother Helen B. Strait of Orbisonia, Pa.

Graveside services will be today at 2 p.m. at Hustontown Cemetery. The Rev. Chris Elliott will officiate.

Arrangements are by M.R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown.

John D. Boyd


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - John Daniel Boyd, 76, of Martinsburg, died Thursday, April 25, 2002, at Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Born July 9, 1925, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of the late Dory E. and Detta Leith Boyd.

He was a graduate of Martinsburg High School.

He served in the U.S. Navy Seabees and the U.S. Army Merchant Marines.

He is survived by three sisters, Georgia Young of Odenton, Md., Dorothy Boyd of Martinsburg and Wilda VanMeter of Lewisburg, W.Va., and a brother, Ned L. Boyd of Martinsburg.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Pierce and Ruth Miller, and a brother, Frank Boyd.

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