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Obituaries for 9/15

September 16, 2002

Rose H. Len

Rose Helen Len, 83, of 934 Noland Drive, Hagerstown, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, at her home.

She was born Oct. 29, 1918, in Pittsburgh.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Len, in 1999.

She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Cathy L. Widmyer of Williamsport; three sons, Richard F. Len of Hagerstown, John J. Len of Pittsburgh, and Frankie J. Len of Jacksonville, Fla.; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Stanley Kijowski and John Kijowski.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 9 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Hagerstown. The Rev. Christopher P. Moore will be celebrant. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

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The family will receive friends Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, East Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown. Prayers will be recited at 2 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 17630 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.




Gertrude G. Grantham

BREWSTER, Mass. - Gertrude Greenidge Grantham, 82, of Brewster, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, at New England Sinai Hospital in Stoughton, Mass.

She was born in Cambridge, Mass.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sidney F. Grantham.

She was a graduate of Cambridge High and Latin School.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Brewster Baptist Church and held positions there, including finance committee chairman and president of Ladies Aid.

She organized the youth activities program for the civil service in Grant Heights, Mass., and Japan; and worked as a secretary for Florence Crockett Real Estate in West Dennis, Mass.

She was the U.S. Army Volunteer of the Year in Arizona.

While in Japan, she was a Girl Scout neighborhood chairman.

She founded the Special Needs Day Camp in Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

She is survived by one daughter, Pamela Meriam of West Barnstable, Mass.; one son, Robert Grantham of Hagerstown; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be Monday, Sept. 23, at 11 a.m. at Brewster Baptist Church.

Burial will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to Brewster Baptist Church, 1848 Main St., Brewster, MA 02631; or Brewster Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 91, Brewster, MA 02631.

Arrangements are by Hallett Funeral Home, South Yarmouth, Mass.




Wayne W. Jackson Jr.

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Wayne "Big Wes" Wesley Jackson Jr., 26, of Harpers Ferry, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va.

Born Sept. 14, 1975, in Charles Town, W.Va., he was the son of Wayne Wesley Jackson of Harpers Ferry, and Elaine M. Simmons Dunlap of Harpers Ferry.

He was a 1993 graduate of Jefferson High School.

He was a self-employed professional carpet installer.

He was of the Pentecostal faith.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Tracy Kable of Charles Town, and Stephanie Dunlap of Harpers Ferry; one brother, Clint Dunlap of Harpers Ferry; and maternal grandparents, Paul and Dorothy Simmons of Harpers Ferry.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Trinity Gospel Assembly of God, Charles Town. Pastor Earl Wilbourne will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.




John O. Schwenzer

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - John Otto Schwenzer, 90, of Harpers Ferry, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, at Shenandoah Health Village Center, Charles Town, W.Va.

Born Feb. 16, 1912, in Webster, N.Y., he was the son of the late Jacob and Elizabeth Dick Schwenzer.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgiana Schwenzer, in May 2002.

He worked as a sales representative for blueprint machine companies in New York.

He was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Charles Town.

He was a former member and treasurer of Shannondale Club Ltd.

He is survived by two daughters, Jane S. Scott of Harpers Ferry, and Mary Ellen Peters of Santa Maria, Calif.; one son, John D. Schwenzer of Rochester, N.Y.; one brother, Leo Schwenzer of Webster; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, Charles Town. The Rev. George Pucciarelli will be celebrant. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Webster.

There will be no visitation.

Memorial donations may be made to St. James Catholic Church, Building Fund, P.O. Box 370, Charles Town, WV 25414.

Arrangements are by Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.




Harry W. Stout

Harry Wilson Stout, 98, of 1634 Woodlands Run, Hagerstown, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Avalon Manor in Hagerstown.

Born Dec. 22, 1903, in Shickshinny, Pa., he was the son of the late Wilson William and Emma Jean Naugle Stout.

He was a 1922 graduate of Shickshinny High School, and a 1925 graduate of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science.

A registered pharmacist for 50 years, he owned and operated a Rexall store in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., retiring in 1978.

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