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Obituaries for 9/5

September 05, 2002

John W. Tomlinson

QUINCY, Pa. - John W. "Jack" Tomlinson, 80, of Quincy Village, died of cancer Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2002, at his home.

Born April 27, 1922, in Altoona, Pa., he was the son of the late John W. and Ruth Applegate Tomlinson.

He was a 1940 graduate of Catonsville (Md.) High School.

He was president of Monumental Millwork Inc. in Westminster, Md., for 50 years, retiring in 2000.

He served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific theater during World War II.

He was a member of Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro, Pa.

He was a member of Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15; BPO Elks Lodge 731; Eagles Club Inc.; and Waynesboro Country Club, all of Waynesboro.

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He is survived by his wife, Ida May "Peck" Marriott Tomlinson, whom he married Nov. 26, 1946; three daughters, Janice Gutierrez of Mechanicsburg, Pa., Denise Tomlinson of Baltimore, and Sharon Whipple of Finksburg, Md.; one brother, Richard Tomlinson of McDaniel, Md.; three grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro. Pastor Bill Schuit will officiate. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro; and Saturday at 10 a.m. at the church.

BPO Elks Lodge 731 will hold a memorial service Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Missions Fund of Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church, 810 Park St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.




Catherine L. Conner

Catherine LeFever Chapman Conner, 85, of 240 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, who died Monday, Sept. 2, 2002, also worked for Mr. and Mrs. Robert Beck for many years.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown. The Rev. Dean Metcalfe will officiate. Burial will be in Shanktown Cemetery, Big Pool.

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




Elinor M. Kreit

Elinor M. Kreit, 79, of 12718 Beck Road, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Aug. 9, 1923, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Philomina Petersam Regester.

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Hagerstown.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Lawrence A. Kreit; one daughter, Elinore P. Frush of Manchester, Md.; two sons, Lawrence W. Kreit of Big Pool, and Wayne J. Kreit of Hagerstown; one sister, Marian R. Kreit of Pittsburgh; two brothers, Dennis Regester of Waynesboro, Pa., and John Regester of Las Vegas; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Robert E. Morey as celebrant. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown, Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.

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




Lewis C. Bruun

WILLIAMSPORT - A memorial service for Lewis C. Bruun, 67, of 16602 Buford Drive, who died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church in Hagerstown. The American Guild of Organists Cumberland Valley Chapter will present an organ recital at 10:30 a.m. The Revs. Scott P. Bellows and Alfred E. Smith will officiate.

Arrangements are by Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport.




Arthur H. Gales

WINCHESTER, Va. - Arthur Henry Gales, 76, of 111 E. Cecil St., died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, at Winchester Medical Center.

Born Oct. 3, 1925, in Amissville, Va., he was the son of the late Herman Gales and Fannie Togans Gales.

He retired from Doubleday Co. in Berryville, Va.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army.

He served as a deacon at Zion Baptist Church in Berryville; was a member of the Senior, Men's and Brotherhood choirs, Gospel Tones, Gales Family Gospel Group, was a trustee, missionary and a member of the Sunday school.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mildred Doleman Gales; two daughters, Kim L. Hunter of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Joyce Gibson of Hagerstown; two sons, Arthur R. Gales and Anthony W. Gales, both of Martinsburg; one sister, Lucille V. Long of Winchester; one brother, Edgar Roy Jr. of Washington, D.C.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Zion Baptist Church in Berryville. The Rev. Delbert Hicks will officiate. Burial with military honors by VFW Post 2123 will be in Charles "Buster" Jackson Community Cemetery in White Post, Va.

Visitation will be Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Cartwright Funeral Home, Winchester.

The family will receive friends Saturday at noon at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Zion Baptist Church, Building Fund, 9 Josephine St., Berryville, VA 22611.




Herbert M. Wadleigh Sr.

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