Obituaries for 8/12

August 12, 2002

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.

She was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Pious Ridge Road, Berkeley Springs.

Memorial donations may be made to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 672, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411; or Spohrs Crossroads Cemetery Association, 5594 Martinsburg Road, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

Frank W. Anglin

BOONSBORO - Frank W. Anglin, 73, of Maple Avenue, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at his home.

Born Dec. 30, 1928, in DeKalb, Texas, he was the son of the late Gordon Anglin and Opal Hall McCright.

He retired from Phoenix in Frederick, Md., in 1993.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in Japan and Korea.

He attended Valley Grace Brethren Church, Hagerstown.


He is survived by his wife, Phyllis E. Rayski Anglin, whom he married Oct. 21, 1951; two daughters, Diane Carr and Joan Day, both of Boonsboro; one foster daughter, Virginia Montero of New Port Richey, Fla.; one half-sister, Peggy Anglin of Arizona; four half-brothers, Carroll Hall of Texas, and Gerald Anglin, Tommy Anglin and Lonnie Anglin, all of Louisiana; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Owen Anglin; and one half-sister, Martha Braun.

Memorial services will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg. The Rev. Ken Harris will officiate.

There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Helen G. Briggs

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Helen G. Briggs, 89, of Menno Haven, and formerly of New London, Conn., died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at Menno Haven.

Born July 9, 1913, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Sarah Haulman Smith.

Her husband, retired Col. Ralph D. Briggs, died Nov. 27, 1986.

She was a 1931 graduate of Chambersburg High School.

She was employed by the former Stanley Co. for 25 years. She also worked in the office of Jennings Department Store in Connecticut for a number of years.

She was a member of Zion Reformed Church.

She was a member of Retired Officers Wives Club and the AARP, both of New London.

She is survived by three stepsons, Ronald C. Ledyard of Connecticut, Russell W. Briggs of Manassas, Va., and Ralph D. Briggs Jr. of Waterford, Conn.; three brothers, Ralph H. Smith of Quincy Village, Quincy, Pa., and Robert L. Smith and Norman W. Smith, both of Chambersburg; three sisters, K. Louise Walker, S. Irene Hultin and M. Jean Horn, all of Chambersburg; and eight grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. Robert Dean Morrison will officiate. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour prior to the services on Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Reformed Church, 259 S. Main St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Walter E. Hoffman

DRY RUN, Pa. - Walter E. Hoffman, 60, of Gold'n Grey Retirement Home, died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2002, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born May 8, 1942, in Greene Township, Pa., he was the son of the late Walter O. and Margaret Largent Hoffman.

His wife, Karen Hoffman, died in October 1989.

He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

He was employed for 25 years by Ryder Truck Rental in Norfolk, Va., retiring in 1991. Most recently, he was employed by T/A Truck Stop in Greencastle, Pa., as a mechanic.

He is survived by one brother, Clarence E. Hoffman of St. Thomas, Pa.; three nieces; one nephew; and two grandnephews.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

Marian H. Himes

CAMP HILL, Pa. - Marian H. Himes, 81, of 1700 Market St., and formerly of 325 S. Park Ave., Mercersburg, Pa., died Friday, Aug. 9, 2002, at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.

Born Dec. 18, 1920, in Mercersburg, she was the daughter of the late J. Albert and Myra Karper Hoch.

Her husband, Paul T. Himes, died Jan. 14, 2001. They were married Sept. 7, 1941.

She was a 1938 graduate of Mercersburg High School, and a 1941 graduate of Hagerstown School of Nursing.

She was a registered nurse and a former employee of Columbia Hospital, Washington, D.C.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ of Mercersburg.

She was a past president of the Ladies Auxiliary of Harry Lackhove American Legion Post 517; was involved in Girls Scouts; and volunteered, along with her husband, for Meals on Wheels.

She is survived by one daughter, Ann Crawford of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; one son, David M. Himes of Stowe, Pa.; one brother, James A. Hoch of Chambersburg; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Paul K. Hoch.

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