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August 11, 2002

Jack M. Kling

TANEYTOWN, Md. - Jack Maynard Kling, 69, of Simmons Road, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2002, at Gettysburg Hospital, Gettysburg, Pa.

Born April 17, 1933, in Montgomery County, Md., he was the son of the late Thomas Maynard and Edna King Kling.

He was a member of Tom's Creek United Methodist Church in Emmitsburg, Md.

He was a member of Amvets Post 2 of Frederick, Md.; played the cornet with the Rohrersville Band; was a member and past director of Harmony Cornet Band; was a former member and past president of the Browningsville Band; and was past president of the Frederick Holstein Association.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Carr Valentine Kling; two children, Ronald M. Kling of Grantsville, Md., and Laurie G. Bucher of Clear Spring; a stepdaughter, Sherry K. Gillespie of Carroll Valley, Pa.; three stepsons, James Valentine Jr. of Mount Airy, Md., Terry J. Valentine of Westminster, Md., and William M. Valentine of Oakland, Md.; a sister, Frances Phelps of Frederick; two granddaughters; two grandsons; 10 step-grandchildren; a niece; two nephews; a great-niece; four great-nephews; and his former wife, Shirley Burdette Kling of Clarksville, Md.

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Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Mount Tabor Lutheran Church in Rocky Ridge, Md. The Rev. James Russell will officiate. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Skiles Funeral Home, Emmitsburg, which will open at noon. Visitation also will be Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, Organ Fund, c/o Lois Late, 507 Gateway Drive, Thurmont, MD 21788.




Alma E. Hawvermale

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Alma Estella Michael Hawvermale, 90, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at Valley View Nursing Home, Berkeley Springs.

Born June 11, 1912, in Morgan County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late William E. and Daisy M. Stewart Michael.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore Hawvermale, in 1985. They were married Dec. 21, 1932.

She was employed by Interwoven Factory in Berkeley Springs and later as a cook by War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs. Also, she and her husband operated a dairy and beef farm.

She was a member of Francis Asbury-Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Berkeley Springs.

She was a member of the Morgan County Farm Bureau.

She is survived by two daughters, Dolores E. Butts and Peggy J. Bartley, both of Berkeley Springs; a son, Donald E. Hawvermale of Martinsburg, W.Va.; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a step-great-grandson; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol L. Hawvermale, a granddaughter, five sisters and three brothers.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs. The Rev. James L. McMahan and Pastor Wayne Frum will officiate. Burial will be in Spohrs Crossroads Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Francis Asbury-Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Attn: Jay Russell, 15 Rockwell St., Berkeley Springs, WV 25411, or Spohrs Crossroads Cemetery Association, 5594 Martinsburg Road, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.




Welty F. Benedict

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Welty F. Benedict, 87, of 395 Catharine St., Greencastle, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at Quincy United Methodist Home.

Born Aug. 18, 1914, in Franklin County, Pa., he was the son of the late Irvin P. and Minnie Good Benedict.

He attended Quincy School on Pigeon Hill. He also attended Waynesboro Business School and studied animal husbandry at Penn State in State College, Pa.

Earlier, he worked on the family farm on Manheim Road, Quincy Township, Pa. Later, he worked for Pioneer Seed Co. in Ohio. He was last employed as a timekeeper in the foundry at Landis Tool Co. in Waynesboro, retiring in 1980.

He was active in the Brown's Mill Old German Baptist Congregation.

He is survived by his wife, A. Virginia Andrews Benedict, whom he married Jan. 14, 1951; a son, Harold Bingaman of Greencastle; three sisters, Clara Benedict of Waynesboro, Pa., Alice Benedict of Chambersburg, Pa., and Elva Benedict of Modesta, Calif.; three brothers, D. Marion Benedict and Harlan Benedict, both of Waynesboro, and Willis Benedict of Pendleton, Ind.; four grandsons; eight great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Rhoda Benedict.

Services will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. Elders Donald Hess and Harold Slothour will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, Quincy, Pa.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Quincy United Methodist Home, Benevolent Fund, P.O. Box 128, Quincy, PA 17247.

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