Obituaries for 8/19

August 19, 2002

Kathleen V. Gilligan

BURKITTSVILLE, Md. - Kathleen Veronica Gilligan, 84, of 106 W. Main St., died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at her home.

Born March 17, 1918, in Cambridge, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Edward John and Mary Burns Riley.

She was of the Catholic faith.

She is survived by her husband, Francis Michael Gilligan; one daughter, Mary Zukowsky of Massachusetts; four sons, Michael Gilligan and Joseph Gilligan, both of Glen Burnie, Md., Paul J. Gilligan of Burkittsville, and Brian Gilligan of Severn, Md.; one brother, Michael Riley; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Ann Tobin, Mary Davis and Margaret Boyle; and one brother, Francis Riley.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Petersville, Md. The Rev. Larry J. Gesy will be celebrant. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Wednesday from 9 to 10:15 a.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick, Md., where prayers will be said at 10:15 a.m.

Virginia W. Stuter

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Virginia Waugh Stuter, 93, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2002, at Valley View Nursing Home.

Born Jan. 24, 1909, in Morgan County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Thomas W. and Evelyn "Eva" Lenora Everett Waugh.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur M. Stuter, in 1966.

She was a practical nurse at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs.

She was a member of Church of Christ.

She is survived by one sister, Helen W. Orr of Berkeley Springs; one brother, Ray E. Waugh of Berkeley Springs; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Fred W. Waugh, Jack T. Waugh and Jesse W. Waugh.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs. Pastor Clarence McDowell will officiate. Burial will be in Greenway Cemetery.

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

Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate, Memorials and Tributes Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058; or American Diabetes Association, West Virginia Affiliate Inc., 5625 MacCorkle Ave., P.O. Box 4563, Charleston, WV 25364-4563.

Oliver C. Dickinson

SHILOH, N.J. - Oliver C. Dickinson, 84, of Shiloh, and formerly of Hagerstown, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2002, at S.J. Hospital, Bridgeton, N.J.

Born in Shiloh, he was the son of the late Charles and Edna Hoffman Dickinson.

He was a farmer. He worked on his family's farm in Shiloh, and later owned a farm in Hagerstown. He also was employed by Fairchild Industries in Hagerstown.

He was a member and deacon at Seventh-day Baptist Church of Shiloh. He sang in the choir and taught Willing Ways Sabbath School class. He was named Sabbath School Teacher of the Year.

He was a member of Shiloh Borough Council, and a member and current president of Shiloh Community Senior Citizens.

He is survived by his wife, Florence Sheppard Dickinson; two daughters, Ann C. Slick of Adamstown, Md., and Fay M. Russell of Lenoir, N.C.; four sons, Philip O. Dickinson of Ocean City, N.J., Timothy J. Dickinson of Hagerstown, and Jim H. Moncrief and Stephen B. Moncrief, both of Stow Creek Township, N.J.; two sisters, Rachel Bonham of Hopewell Township, N.J., and Anna M. Richardson of Shiloh; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Gertrude Davis; one brother, Everett Dickinson; and two granddaughters.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Seventh-day Baptist Church, Shiloh. Pastor Donald Chroniger will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Seventh-day Baptist Church of Shiloh, c/o Steve Moncrief, 385 Jericho Road, Bridgeton, NJ 08302; or Shiloh Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 27, Shiloh, NJ 08353.

Arrangements are by Freitag Funeral Home, Bridgeton.

Alan H. Paine

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Alan Henry Paine, 85, of Martinsburg, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2002, at Care Haven Center.

Born May 23, 1917, in Biddeford, Maine, he was the son of the late Walden and Annie Morris Paine.

He received a doctorate in mathematics education from Columbia University. He completed postdoctoral work at Florida State University.

He taught for four years at Marlboro College in Vermont before teaching mathematics at Potomac State College, Keyser, W.Va., for 28 years.

During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during the North African and European campaigns.

He was a member of Keyser Presbyterian Church, where he held many offices. He also was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Martinsburg.

He was a member and past secretary of Keyser Kiwanis Club; and a board member of the American Cancer Society's Keyser Chapter.

He is survived by his wife, Adrianna Rodgers Paine; one daughter, Patricia Paine of Riverside, Calif.; and two nephews.

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