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Obituaries 5/12

May 12, 2002

Charlotte M. Chaney


McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Charlotte M. Chaney, 87, of 1978 East Dutch Corner Road, died Friday, May 10, 2002, at Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, Pa.

Born Jan. 23, 1915, in Sullivan County, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Grace Dunn Moore.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold F. Chaney, in 1976. They were married June 4, 1938.

She was a 1937 graduate of Shippensburg University, receiving a bachelor of science degree in education. She graduated cum laude in 1986, receiving a bachelor of arts degree in sociology, and in 1989 with a master of arts degree in psychology.

She retired from teaching at Southern Huntington High School in 1977. She taught English and reading from 1953 to 1962 at Greenhill and from 1963 to 1977 at Southern Huntington. Earlier, she was a teacher for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Tohatchi and Standing Rock, N.M., from 1951 to 1953 and in various schools from 1937 to 1951.

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She was a member of Knobsville United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School, was a member of Knobsville United Methodist Women, Knobsville Methodist Cheerful Workers Club and the Singles Club.

She was a member of the Shippensburg University Alumni Presidents Club, Fulton County Retired Teacher's Association, the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees and AARP.

She is survived by two sons, Barry F. Chaney of Martinsburg, Pa., and Loren A. Chaney of McConnellsburg; a sister, Clarice Edmonson of Hopewell, Pa.; a brother, John W. Moore of Ferndale, Md.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Elizabeth G. Moore; and three brothers, Robert E. Moore, Lawrence E. Moore and James E. Moore.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Knobsville United Methodist Church. Pastor Brian Sweeney will officiate. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday from 2 to 9 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 6 to 9 p.m. at Sipes Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Pa.

Betty J. Peele


RANSON, W.Va. - Betty Jean Peele, 72, of Ranson, died Saturday, May 11, 2002, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.

Born Dec. 27, 1929, in Bailey Woods, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Walker Fore Sr. and Mary Young Fore Ernwine.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eric Peele.

She retired from Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C., as an accountant.

She is survived by two daughters, Jackie A. Locklear of San Antonio and Cynthia P. Johnson of Ranson; a sister, Carolyn Jackson of Winchester, Va.; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Walker Fore Jr.

Services will be private.

Arrangements are by Jefferson Chapel Funeral Home, Ranson.

Mary G. Doak


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Mary G. Doak, 84, of 422 W. Washington St., died Thursday, May 9, 2002, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born March 14, 1918, in Washington, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Cornelous Waters and Estelle Bell Murry.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Douglas J. Byers Sr., in 1968.

She graduated from high school in Washington and attended college.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of John Wesley AME Zion Church in Chambersburg, where she was a member of the Deaconess Board and the Cemetery Board.

She is survived by her husband, Clarence L. Doak, whom she married April 21, 1979, and is a resident of Beverly Healthcare in Fayetteville, Pa.; four daughters, Joanetta L. Green of Mount Union, Pa., Minnie J. Byers of Durham, N.C., Gloria J. Burke of Palmyra, Va., and Barbara E. Wheeler of Glassboro, N.J.; two sons, Theodore E. Byars of Staten Island, N.Y. and Douglas J. Byers Jr.; 27 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, William Bell.

Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at John Wesley AME Zion Church, Chambersburg. The Rev. Perry W. Medley will officiate. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Pa.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg and Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the church.

Carl R. Dorsey


HALFWAY - Carl Reno Dorsey, 83, 17327 Gay St., died Saturday, May 11, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born April 28, 1919, in Spielman Station, Md., he was the son of the late Eilisha C. and Annie C. Weaver Dorsey.

He was employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad for more than 38 years, retiring in 1980.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Funkstown, where he served on the council.

He was a member of the Volunteer Fire Co. of Halfway, Junior Engine Co. 3 Hagerstown Fire Department, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of Williamsport, the Potomac Fish and Game Club of Williamsport, the Halfway Senior Citizens Club, Manor Church Senior Citizens Club and Washington County Fire Police.

He is survived by his wife, Catherine Florence Staley Dorsey, whom he married Nov. 27, 1943; two sisters, Fannie Taylor of Downsville and Ruth Eavey of Upperco, Md.; five brothers, Howard Dorsey, Donald Dorsey, Ralph Dorsey and Wayne Dorsey, all of Hagerstown, and Roger Dorsey of Clear Spring; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Minnie I. Zimmerly.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport. The Rev. Darrell L. Layman will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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

Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 148, Funkstown, MD 21734, or Volunteer Fire Co. of Halfway, 11114 Lincoln Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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