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Obituaries for 6/7

June 07, 2002

James M. Yost Sr.

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - James Melvin Yost Sr., 42, of Berkeley Springs, died Monday, June 3, 2002, in Berkeley Springs.

Born July 19, 1959, in Berkeley Springs, he was the son of the late Preston G. and Carolyn Davison Yost.

He was a graduate of Berkeley Springs High School.

He was employed by Fleetwood Industries in Hancock.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Berkeley Springs.

He was a member of Webster B. Harrison American Legion Post 26; and Risinger Stotler Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4019.

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He is survived by one son, James M. Yost Jr. of Winchester, Va.; one sister, Patricia G. Socks of Mercersburg, Pa.; two brothers, Taylor K. Yost of Berkeley Springs and Richard A. Yost of Gerrardstown, W.Va.; aunts; uncles and cousins.

A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs, with military honors by Tri-State Honor Guard. The Rev. Rodney C. Truax will officiate.

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

Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Humane Society of Morgan County, c/o Jeanne Baggot-Guise, 4100 Valley Road, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.




Elizabeth A. Troxell

Elizabeth Ann Troxell, 65, of 20035 Landis Road, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born July 5, 1936, in Washington County, she was the daughter of Thelma Salome Pound Clopper of Clear Spring and the late Charles William Clopper Sr.

She was employed by the Washington County Board of Education for 30 years, teaching at Clear Spring, Bester, Lincolnshire, Western Heights, and retiring from Maugansville.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and Senior Fellowship.

She was a member of Washington County Teachers Association; Maryland State Teachers Association; National Education Association; Washington County Retired Teachers Association; and Maryland State Retired Teachers Association.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 35 years, Jay L. Troxell; two brothers, Mike Clopper and Charles W. Clopper Jr., both of Hagerstown; one niece and one nephew.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown. The Rev. Quentin J. Fleming 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 donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 15 Randolph Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.




William A. Swartz

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - William Alan Swartz, 75, of 6325 Quail Circle, died Thursday, June 6, 2002, at his home.

Born April 19, 1927, in Durham, N.C., he was the son of the late Joel H. and Virginia Markley Swartz.

He earned a bachelor of science degree in physics from Loyola College in Baltimore.

He was an electrical engineer at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Md., retiring in 1992.

He was a Protestant.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Derby Swartz, whom he married Nov. 24, 1962; two sons, William H. Swartz of Greenbelt, Md. and Robert A. Swartz of Crofton, Md.; and one brother, Donald M. Swartz of Glen Rock, Pa.

A memorial service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg, Pa. Chaplain Daniel Kelchner will officiate.

Private burial will be in Delaney Valley Memorial Gardens, Cockeysville, Md.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.




W. Lee Saville

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - W. Lee Saville, 81, of Martinsburg, died Wednesday, June 5, 2002, at City Hospital.

Born Nov. 16, 1920, in Hedgesville, W.Va., he was the son of the late James W. and Nancy Shroades Saville.

He was retired from Martin Marietta after 43 years.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lucille Wines Saville; one son, James W. Saville of Martinsburg; two daughters, Elizabeth Carter of State Line, Pa., and Faye Saville of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; four granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Lee Miller; two grandchildren; one brother, R. Carroll Saville and one sister, Margaret Burtt.

Services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The Rev. Shane Wilt will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

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




Cyrus W. Cavalier

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Cyrus Wakefield Cavalier, 75, of 710 S. Church St., died Tuesday, June 4, 2002, in Elkins, W.Va.

Born Sept. 20, 1926, in Charles Town, he was the son of the late Kenneth K. Sr. and Charlotte Taylor Cavalier.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Daisy Kratz Cavalier.

With his brother, Bubby, he owned and operated Cavalier's Service Station in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. He owned Cavalier's Trailer Park in Charles Town.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army.

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