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Obituaries for 7/24

September 24, 2002

Ray E. Myers

QUINCY, Pa. - Ray E. Myers, 84, of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of Zullinger, Pa., died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at the home.

Born June 23, 1918, in Plato Center, Ill., he was the son of the late John Andrew and Lillian Kreft Myers.

He worked as an electrician for local electrical and heating and air conditioning contractors. He retired in 1984 from the Waynesboro (Pa.) Area School District as an electrician.

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He was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church of Waynesboro.

He is survived by his wife, Katherine Eileen Meckley Myers, whom he married Aug. 29, 1940; one son, Ray E. Myers II of Knoxville; two grandchildren, Gary R. Main of Frederick, Md., and Jeffrey S. Main of Shannondale, W.Va.; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, John L. Myers; and one half-sister, Mabel A. Jorth.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, Pa. Pastor Thomas Hennlein will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

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




Franklin S. Hykes

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Franklin S. "F.S." Hykes, 84, of 29 E. Baltimore St., died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at his home.

Born Aug. 1, 1918, in Antrim Township, Pa., he was the son of the late Frank and Alice Powell Hykes.

His wife, Madeline Miller Hykes, died May 17, 1990.

He farmed and had a milk delivery route; owned Worleytown (Pa.) Grocery; and worked as a welder at Diehl's Welding Shop in Greencastle and Grove Worldwide of Shady Grove, Pa.

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

He attended Greencastle Church of the Brethren.

He was a member of Frank L. Carbaugh American Legion Post 373 and Harry D. Zeigler VFW Post 6319, both of Greencastle.

He is survived by one son, Franklin M. Hykes of Chambersburg, Pa.; one granddaughter, Francine Phillips of Shepherdstown, W.Va.; one grandson, Max F. Hykes of Chambersburg; three nieces; and one nephew.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, Pa. The Rev. Robert Thacker will officiate.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday at 1 p.m.

The family requests the omission of flowers; memorial donations may be made to Rescue Hose Co. No. 1 Ambulance Squad, P.O. Box 457, Greencastle, PA 17225.




James G. Zimmerly

BOONSBORO - James Gregory Zimmerly M.D., 61, of 6300 Old National Pike, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 25, 1941, in Longview, Texas, he was the son of the late George James and Irene Gertrude Kohler Zimmerly.

He was a graduate of Gannon University in Erie, Pa., the University of Maryland Medical School, and the University of Maryland Law School. He received his master's in public health from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore.

He retired as a colonel from the U.S. Army.

He was a corporate physician with Monumental Life Insurance Co. in Baltimore; was an emergency physician with Washington County and Dorchester (Md.) County hospitals; was a professor of law at Georgetown University and the University of Maryland; and was president of the Rh Typing Lab in Baltimore.

He is survived by his wife, Johann "Jo" Zimmerly; two daughters, Robin Zimmerly of Charlottesville, Va., and Deborah Kuvilla of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; two sons, Mark Zimmerly and Scott Zimmerly, both of Baltimore; two stepdaughters, Kristina Stotelmyer of Smithsburg, and Suzanne Lewis of Wolfsville, Md.; one sister, Janet Hubler of Erie; one brother, Al Tennent of Holland, Mich.; two grandchildren; one niece; and two nephews.

Services and burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., at a later date.

The family will receive friends Thursday and Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, East Wilson Boulevard, Hagers-town.

Memorial donations may be made to Washington County Hospital Building Fund, 251 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown, MD 21740; or Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, 11656 Mapleville Road, Smithsburg, MD 21783.




Margaret R. Kindle

Margaret R. Kindle, 92, of 219 N. Cannon Ave., Hagerstown, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born May 27, 1910, in Hagers-town, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Sarah A. Wiley Baker.

Her husband, Mahlon Robert Kindle, died in 1957.

She retired from L'Aiglon Apparel Co.

She was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church.

She is survived by one sister, Mary E. Delauney of Hagerstown; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Alma M. Baker; and five brothers, Joseph Baker, Earl Baker, David Baker, Robert Baker and Leroy Baker.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, Hagerstown. The Rev. Stephen D. Robison will officiate.

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




Elizabeth V. Funk

Elizabeth V. Funk, 92, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at Homewood Retirement Center, Williamsport.

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