Obituaries for 8/6

August 06, 2002

W. Raymond Ketrow Jr.

William Raymond Ketrow Jr., 55, of 815 Park Road, Hagerstown, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2002, at his home.

Born Feb. 4, 1947, in Altoona, Pa., he was the son of the late William Raymond Sr. and Elizabeth Thomas Ketrow.

He was a graduate of Hagerstown Community College and Penn State University and was certified in the State of Maryland as a master gardner.

He was employed by Allegheny Power for 35 years, and owned Ketrow's Organic Gardening Services.

He was a member of Haven Lutheran Church, Hagerstown.

He was a member and Past Master of Masonic Friendship Lodge 84, Cumberland Valley Rose Society, Toastmasters at Allegheny Power, past president of North Hagerstown High School PTA, treasurer and past president of the Washington County Council of PTAs and was also a member of the Maryland State Board of PTAs.


He is survived by one daughter, Devon Amanda Ketrow of Hagerstown; three sisters, Cathie Pollard and Renee Butler, both of Martinsburg, Pa., and Beth Orberg of Altoona; and one brother, Donald Ketrow of Ducansville, Pa.

Services will be Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. The Rev. Torben G. Aarsand will officiate.

The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, Eastern Boulevard North, Hagerstown; and Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at the church. Masonic services will be today at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Maryland State PTA Scholarship Fund, 3121 St. Paul St., Suite 25, Baltimore, MD 21218.

Marlin L. Younker

HANCOCK - Marlin L. Younker, 44, of Western Pike, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 31, 1958, in Fulton County, Pa., he was the son of the late Donald L. and Mary Moats Younker.

He was employed by Fleetwood Industries in Hancock.

He attended Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren, Hancock.

He is survived by his wife, Christine Weller Younker, whom he married July 4, 1998; three daughters, Tara Younker and Tabitha Younker, both of Hancock, and Trisha Younker of Hagerstown; one son, Brent Younker of Needmore, Pa.; two stepdaughters, Crystal Vanorsdale of Hancock, and Amy Teays of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; four sisters, Marcella Hammond and Laura N. Fleece, both of Berkeley Springs, and Donna Snowberger and Carolyn Younker, both of Waynesboro, Pa.; two brothers, Sheldon Younker of Berkeley Springs, and Arnold Younker of Big Cove Tannery, Pa.; three grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Clifton Younker; and one stepgrandson.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren, Hancock. The Rev. Harry Strite will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends today and Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock; and at the church Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. The funeral home will be open Wednesday after 2 p.m.

June B. White

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - June Bietsch White, 88, of 2073 Scotland Ave., No. 23, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2002, at Menno Haven Nursing Home.

Born June 17, 1914, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Bert and Mabel Hoover Bietsch.

She was employed as a medical technologist at Morristown Memorial Hospital, N.J.

She was of the Methodist faith.

She is survived by two sons, Russell White of Chevy Chase, Md., and Clayton White of Milan, Pa.; and one daughter, Sharon White of Anchorage, Ala.

There will be no public visitation. Her wishes were to be donated to Humanity Gifts Registry.

James F. Campbell Sr.

FAIRFIELD, Pa. - James Francis Campbell Sr., 57, of Fairfield, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2002, at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.

Born July 23, 1945, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Arthur B. and Brigid Sarah Roddy Campbell.

He worked for Allied Trucking.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Hagerstown Moose Lodge.

He is survived by his wife, Gale V. Kinna Campbell; four sons, James D. Campbell of Hagerstown, James F. Campbell Jr., Brandon M. Campbell and Aaron J. Campbell, all of Fairfield; one daughter, Melissa M. Jones of Hagerstown; five sisters, Kathryn M. Achstetter of Gaithersburg, Md., Eileen M. DeVires of Downey, Calif., Claire R. Kelly of Alexandria, Va., Patricia Smallwood of Gore, Va., and Patricia Southern of Overland Park, Kan.; one brother, Earle Belke; two grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary E. Belke, Bridget S. Sooy and Catherine Belke; and three brothers, James J. Campbell, Arthur B. Campbell Jr. and John P. Campbell.

Services will be Saturday at noon at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home, Winfield, Md. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery, Frederick, Md.

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

Memorial donations may be made to a memorial education fund for his children, c/o Gale V. Campbell, 59 Fruitwood Trail, Fairfield, PA 17320.

Milford C. Bell

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