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Obituaries for 6/21

June 21, 2002

Harvey H. Wilder

The Rev. Harvey H. Wilder, 89, of Hagerstown, died Wednesday, June 19, 2002, at Julia Manor Nursing Home, Hagerstown.

Born July 13, 1912, in Stanford, Ky., he was the son of the late Tom and Betty Messer Wilder.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Naomi Wilder.

He was a retired minister of Wesleyen Church in Hagerstown. He had pastored churches in Missouri, New Jersey, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia and Maryland.

He was a contract mechanical design engineer for 40 companies.

He served as an engineer in the Civil Service in Hawaii during World War II for the U.S. Navy.

An inventor, he held 12 patents.

He was a published writer of theology.

He is survived by his wife, Sally J. Wilder; four daughters, Maxine Smith of Boonsboro, Reba Brandenburg of Glendale, Ariz., Joyce Belella of Smithsburg and Barbara Cook of Hagerstown; one son, Bruce Wilder of Keedysville; three sisters, Dora L. Partridge and Nancy Zimmerman, both of Missouri, and JoAnn Spoeneman of Nebraska; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

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He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mamie Pendigraph, Emma Waas and Lucille Kincaid; and one brother, Hubert Wilder.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Larry Belella will officiate. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

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




Gloria R. Forrest

Gloria R. Rezentes Forrest, 84, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, June 20, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born May 3, 1918, in Mountain View, Hawaii, she was the daughter of the late Simon Cabral and Maria Augusta Amaral Rezentes.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne M. Forrest, in 1988.

She was a member of American Legion Dixon-Troxell Post 211 of Funkstown.

She is survived by one daughter, Jeanne Kitchens of Hagerstown; one granddaughter, Nicole Forcini; and one great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Augusta R. Galante, Mary R. Galante, Anita R. Souza and Emiliam R. Aguiar; and 11 brothers, Joseph C. Rezentes, Alfred C. Rezentes, Peter C. Rezentes, Simeon C. Rezentes, Manuel C. Rezentes, Albert C. Rezentes, William C. Rezentes, Frank C. Rezentes, Louis C. Rezentes, George C. Rezentes and Benjamin C. Rezentes.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Home, Hagerstown. The Rev. George Limmer will officiate. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.




Edith M. Bardoff

SILVER SPRING, Md. - Edith M. Bardoff, 77, of Silver Spring, died of cancer Thursday, May 30, 2002, at her home.

She was born in 1924 in Waynesboro, Pa.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Bardoff, in 1992. They were married in 1967.

She was a 1942 graduate of Washington Township High School, Waynesboro.

During World War II, she worked at Fairchild Aircraft Corp. in Hagerstown as a photographer; worked as a secretary at ERCO and at Litton Industries in the Washington, D.C. area; and in the 1980s worked part time in the box office at Burn Brae Dinner Theater, Burtonsville, Md.

She was a member of Greencastle, Pa., Country Club; volunteered for Democratic candidates in Montgomery County, Md.; and volunteered at Brooke Grove Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Sandy Spring, Md.

She is survived by one daughter, Gina Lutz of Silver Spring; one stepson, Michael Bardoff of Baltimore; and one granddaughter, Stacey Borrmann of Redwood City, Calif.

She was preceded in death by one son, Rino Giancoli Jr.

A graveside memorial service was held at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring.

Memorial donations may be made to Holy Cross Home Hospice Service, Silver Spring, MD 20901.

Arrangements are by the Cremation Society of Maryland.




Marguerite S. Turner

Marguerite Sarah Turner, 84, of 18010 Putter Drive, Hagerstown, died Wednesday, June 19, 2002, at Washington (D.C.) Hospital Center.

Born April 8, 1918, in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Oliver Alonzo and Anna M. Carter Shephard.

She was employed by Union Paper Co. in Baltimore.

She was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church, and served on the Administrative Board.

She was a member of Washington County Hospital Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband, Carl Luther Turner; one daughter, Doris T. Martin of Rockingham, N.C.; one son, Carl J. Turner of Anderson, S.C.; one sister, Virginia Divelbiss of Hagerstown; one brother, Jack Shephard of Millersville, Md.; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Melvin Shephard.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown. The Rev. Dennis L. Upton will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memorial Gardens, Martinsburg, W.Va.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Julia V. Biniek

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