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Obituaries for 9/14

September 16, 2002

Beatrice J. Fleming

HANCOCK - Beatrice Jenelle Fleming, 81, of Tonoloway St., died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Morgan County War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Born Oct. 27, 1920, in Southern Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Oscar C. and Minnie Jackson of Pocahontas, Va.

She received a diploma in interior decoration from a school in Scranton, Pa.

She was an accountant and co-owner of Fleming Oil Co. until her retirement. She was involved in the family real estate rental business.

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She was a member and elder of Hancock Presbyterian Church, and a member of the choir.

She was a former member of Hancock Garden Club, and a member and past president of the local P.T.A.

She was involved in Rotary International activities and programs and hosted Rotary Youth Exchange students; and she was a Paul Harris Fellow.

She is survived by her husband, Daniel R. Fleming; two sons, Daniel R. Fleming II of Clear Spring and W. Lee Fleming of Hancock; two sisters, Gladys J. Harris of Williamsport and Edith J. Germroth of Hancock; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Hancock Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park in Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, which will open at noon. Visitation also will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the church.




Phyllis A. Burleson

CLEAR SPRING - Phyllis Ann Burleson, 53, of 12635 Spickler Road, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 26, 1948, in Blairsvalley, Md., she was the daughter of the late Clarence E. and Daisy L. Snyder Reed.

She was a 1966 graduate of Clear Spring High School.

She was employed by BFI in Hagerstown.

She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Clear Spring where she was active in the youth "Alive" program.

She was a former player, agent and officer of Clear Spring Little League.

She was active in youth soccer and Clear Spring Athletic Boosters, where she was instrumental in the field lighting projects.

She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Terry L. Burleson of Clear Spring; three sons, Terry E. Shatzer and Clinton A. Burleson, both of Clear Spring, and Douglas A. Burleson of Washington, D.C.; and two brothers, Eugene Reed of Mercersburg, Pa., and Robert Reed of Amaranth, Pa.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Clear Spring. The Rev. Terry Foor will officiate. Burial will be in Little Rose Hill Cemetery in Clear Spring.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 11 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Clear Spring Ambulance Club, P.O. Box 61, Clear Spring, MD 21722.




Mary C. Shriner

ROCKY RIDGE, Md. - Mary Curfman Shriner, 74, formerly of Rocky Ridge, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, at Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital.

Born July 27, 1928, in Libertytown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Lester L. and Anna L. Eury Curfman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Roland Shriner Sr., in 1973.

She was employed as a cook and baker by the Cozy Restaurant in Thurmont, Md. for 25 years.

She was a member of Mount Tabor United Church of Christ, Rocky Ridge.

She is survived by six children, Maryann Wagerman and Barbara C. Shriner, both of Thurmont, Shirley Brown of Emmitsburg, Md., David W. Shriner of Fairfield, Pa., Brenda L. Shriner of Littlestown, Pa. and Howard R. Shriner Jr. of Frederick; one sister, Margaret Clabaugh of Thurmont; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Roland Shriner.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Mount Tabor United Church of Christ, Rocky Ridge. The Rev. Esther R. Ziegler will officiate. Burial will follow in Mount Tabor Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Robert E. Dailey and Son Funeral Home, Thurmont, which will open at 1 p.m. Visitation also will be Monday at 9 a.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Mount Tablor United Church of Christ, 10043 Long's Mill Road, Rocky Ridge, MD 21778.




Arthur G. Tobery Jr.

FREDERICK, Md. - Arthur George Tobery Jr., 65, of Frederick, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Born April 13, 1937, in Frederick County, Md., he was the son of the late Arthur George Tobery Sr. and Florence Mae Wetzel Tobery.

He worked as a laborer.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Evelyn Holt Tobery; two daughters, Karen G. Tobery of Frederick and Jennifer L. Strait of Needmore, Pa.; one son, Bruce W. Tobery of Fairfield, Pa.; one sister, Wanda L. Carey of Ohio; one brother, David T. Tobery of Gaithersburg, Md.; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph Wetzel and Gerald Tobery Sr.; and one grandson.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, Frederick. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.

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