Born May 3, 1919, in Hagers-town, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Bessie S. Purdham Bowen.
Her husband, Warren S. Fraker, died in 2000.
She was employed by Hagers-town Shoe Factory and Washington County Hospital.
She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Hagerstown.
She was the first female school patrol captain in Washington County.
She is survived by three daughters, Barbara J. Kirkpatrick and Brenda K. Shirk, both of Hagers-town, and Vicki S. Bard of Greencastle, Pa.; two sons, Bart W. Fraker of Pensacola, Fla., and Gary W. Fraker of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; two sisters, Betty Ficken and Frances Boward, both of Hagerstown; one brother, Lynn Bowen of Hagerstown; 15 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, Hagerstown. The Rev. Raymond H. Shriver will officiate. Burial will be in Beautiful View Cemetery, Middleburg, Md.
The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740; or Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagers-town, MD 21740.
Sarah M. Miller
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Sarah M. Leisinger Miller, 90, a resident of Manorcare Health Services, and formerly of 36 S. Potomac St., Waynesboro, Pa., died Monday, May 13, 2002, at the nursing home.
Born Oct. 1, 1911, in Fairfield, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Mary Huffman Leisinger.
Her husband, Amos F. Miller, died Sept. 5, 1993. They were married July 3, 1931.
She attended Waynesboro Business College for one year.
She was employed as a clerk at J.J. Newberry's and then J.C. Penney Co. Inc., both of Waynesboro. While living in Baltimore, she worked as a cashier at Blank's Dollar Store for 10 years.
She was a member of Saint Andrew Catholic Church, Waynesboro.
She is survived by one son, Amos F. Miller of Waynesboro; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Mary J. Miller; and two brothers.
Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. Thomas J. Hemler will officiate. Burial will be in Saint Andrew Cemetery, Waynesboro.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.
Mary E. Hensell
SHARPSBURG - Mary Elizabeth Snyder Hensell, 85, of Dam No. 4 Road, died Sunday, May 12, 2002, at her home.
Born April 13, 1917, in Shepherds-town, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late George R. and Daisy Shoemaker Snyder.
Her husband, James F. Hensell, died in January 2002.
She was a homemaker.
She was a member of Williamsport Assembly of God, where she taught Sunday School.
She was a volunteer for Hagers-town Senior Citizens.
She is survived by two sons, James F. Hensell Jr. of Hedgesville, W.Va., and George Hensell of Warfordsburg, Pa.; five daughters, Ruth Boward of North Myrtle Beach, S.C., RoseMary Saylor and Linda Nicholas, both of Hedgesville, Ann Hite of Cacapon Bridge, W.Va., and Patricia Clark of Sharpsburg; one sister, Katherine Carbaugh of Hagerstown; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Betty E. Bowers; two brothers, George Snyder and David Snyder; and one sister, Virginia Snyder.
Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown. Pastor Daniel A. Jordan will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.
The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Williamsport Assembly of God Church, 15251 Falling Waters Road, Williamsport, MD 21795.
Carroll K. Hartman Sr.
MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Carroll K. Hartman Sr., 73, of 3671 Mountain Road, died Monday, May 13, 2002, at Quincy United Methodist Home, Quincy, Pa.
Born Feb. 25, 1929, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Aaron W. and Mary A. Barlup Hartman.
He entered the U.S. Air Force in May 1948 and retired as a master sergeant in August 1969. He served in Germany and Greenland. Following his retirement, he operated a farm in Mercersburg.
He was a member of Harry D. Zeigler VFW Post 6319 of Greencastle, Pa.
He was of the Protestant faith.