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June 14, 2002

Martha J. Price

BOONSBORO - Martha J. Price, 86, of Boonsboro, and formerly of 11 W. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, died Thursday, June 13, 2002, at Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro.

Born Feb. 22, 1916, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Harry C. and Beulah M. Trumpower Lehman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard W. Price, in 1997. They were married Jan. 6, 1934.

She was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church in Hagerstown, and Sterling Bell Class.

She was a former member of Lady Elks Lodge 378 of Hagerstown.

She is survived by one daughter, Pamela L. Mummert of Williamsport; one sister, Frances L. Cromer of Williamsport; four grandchildren, Mark E. Mummert of Sharpsburg, Melanie J. McCarty, Mitchell H. Mummert and Miles E. Mummert, all of Hagerstown; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia Grim and Darris M. Allen; and one brother, Robert I. Keedy.

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Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, North Potomac Street, Hagerstown. The Revs. Stephen D. Robison and Patricia A. Sebring will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

Visitation will be Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Otterbein United Methodist Church, 108 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Richard S. Goetz

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Richard S. Goetz, 83, of 514 N. Franklin St., died Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at Shook Home.

Born Jan. 12, 1919, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Edward F. and Libbie Pearl Sprecher Goetz.

He worked in the ship parts control center at Mechanicsburg Naval Supply Depot in Mechanicsburg, Pa., retiring in 1977.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army in the 607th Tank Destroyer Battalion. He was awarded the Purple Heart, among other medals.

He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Chambersburg.

He was a member of Penn-Wheelers Camping Club; and Good Sam National Co. Club.

He is survived by his wife, Alma S. Niswander Goetz, whom he married Sept. 15, 1946; two daughters, Sheryl Fisher of Chambersburg and Sheila L. Goetz of Boulder, Colo.; five sons, Richard L. Goetz of Burke, Va., James C. Goetz and Perry L. Goetz, both of Chambersburg, Mark A. Goetz of Aurora, Colo., and Douglas Shoop of New Cumberland, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Gertrude Steinbaugh; three brothers, Edward F. Goetz, William Goetz and Robert Goetz; and one grandson.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. A. Robert Cook will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg, with military services by Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW Honor Guard.

Visitation will be Monday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Shook Home, 55 S. Second St., Chambersburg, PA 17201; or St. Paul United Methodist Church, 750 Norland Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Mary E. Nolte

EMMITSBURG, Md. - Mary Elizabeth Carbaugh Nolte, 65, of Taneytown Pike, died Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at Gettysburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Oct. 6, 1936, in Edgemont, Md., she was the daughter of the late Ira and Thelma Ott Carbaugh.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Nolte, in 1984.

She is survived by two sons, Robert Vaughn of Westminster, Md., and Bruce Vaughn of Granger, Mo.; one sister, Loretta Shorb of Fairfield, Pa.; five brothers, Harry Carbaugh of Smithsburg, Charles Carbaugh of Eaglesville, Tenn., Lawrence Carbaugh of Westminster, Robert Carbaugh and Fred Carbaugh, both of Emmitsburg; and one grandson.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Clarence Carbaugh and Harold Carbaugh; and one grandson.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Skiles Funeral Home, Emmitsburg. The Rev. David Knodel will officiate. Burial will be in Emmitsburg Memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.




Wendell K. Benner

MAUGANSVILLE - Wendell Kevin "Spud" Benner, 43, of 13930 Country Side Drive, died Thursday, June 13, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 24, 1959, in Hagerstown, he was the son of John Wendell Benner of Sharpsburg and Donna Clipp Grosh of State Line, Pa.

He was employed by U.S.A. Cartage in Williamsport.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He was a member of Sharpsburg Bible Church.

He was a member, manager and umpire of Maugansville Little League; a den leader of Maugansville Cub Scouts Pack 64; and a member of Sharpsburg Fire Co.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Dawn Benner; one daughter, Kirsten Benner, at home; one son, Andrew Benner, at home; one sister, Shannon Ingram of Sharpsburg; one brother, Darryl Benner of Sharpsburg; three stepbrothers, Brian Grosh and Barry Grosh, both of State Line, Pa., and Ed Breeden of Sharpsburg; his stepmother, Loretta Benner of Sharpsburg; his stepfather, Thomas Grosh of State Line; and his aunt and caregiver, Pearl Thomas of Sharpsburg.

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