Obituaries for 10/7

October 07, 2002

Mary M. Kisner

CLEAR SPRING - Mary Magdeline Kisner, 93, of Clear Spring, and formerly of 13742 Blairs Valley Road, and a resident of Avalon Manor Nursing Home, Hagerstown, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 28, 1909, in Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Fred and Alice Mae Smith Robinson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Bernard Kisner.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Blairs Valley First Church of God in Clear Spring.

She is survived by her caregivers, Edith and Charles Sword of Clear Spring.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, Ted Robinson, Paul Robinson, Benjamin Robinson, Lewis Robinson and Charles Robinson.

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Clear Spring. The Rev. David Sword will officiate. Burial will be in Blairs Valley Cemetery.


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

Donald E. Zombro

Donald Edward Zombro, 77, of 1042 Brinker Drive, Hagerstown, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at his home.

Born July 25, 1925, in Downsville, he was the son of the late John E. and Lillian T. Baker Zombro.

He was a 1943 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

He was employed in the automobile business for 40 years before retiring.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater (Saipan and Tinian).

He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.

He was a member of William D. Byron VFW Post 1936 and Morris Frock American Legion Post 42.

He was past president of Junior Basketball League, Ruritan Little League, Washington County Softball League, Washington County Bowlers Association, National Duckpin Bowling Congress, and Maryland and Delaware Independent Auto Dealers Association.

He was past vice president of the Washington County Board of Election Supervisors and Hagerstown Jaycees. He was past chairman of the Washington County Planning Commission.

He helped organize Little League Baseball in Hagerstown. He was active in many other sporting and civic activities.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary "Kitty" Noland Zombro; one daughter, Kim A. Brown of Bradenton, Fla.; two sons, Donald E. Zombro II and John P. Zombro, both of Hagerstown; one brother, David L. Zombro of Zephyr Hills, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, Hagerstown. The Rev. Robert S. Barton will officiate. Burial will be private.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, MD 21740; or Grace United Methodist Church, 712 Church St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, East Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown.

Peggy J. Eckard

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Peggy Jean Warrick Eckard, 79, of 8167 Stonebridge Road, and formerly of Mount Airy, Md., died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital.

Born Aug. 2, 1923, in Los Angeles, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Della Mae Moore Warrick. She lived most of her life in California.

Her husband, Duane D. Eckard, died in 1991. They were married Sept. 14, 1942.

She graduated from a high school in California.

She was a personal secretary at Douglas Aircraft, then for President Ronald Reagan when he was governor of California. She also owned and operated an antique business in California.

She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

She is survived by one son, John Eckard of California; two daughters, Nancy S. White of Greencastle, and Cathy E. Kerins of California; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

There will be no public viewing.

Arrangements are by Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle.

Derrick J. Niewiadomsky

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Derrick Jon Niewiadomsky, 23, of Nottingham Boulevard, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 21, 1979, in Maryland, he was the son of Hans Niewiadomsky of Martinsburg, and Deborah Fiol Niewiadomsky of Frederick, Md.

He was employed by Review and Herald Publishing Co.

He was a member of Frederick Seventh-day Adventist Church.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Mercedes Rose Craig Niewiadomsky; one sister, Melissa Niewiadomsky of Frederick; one brother, Matthew Niewiadomsky of Martinsburg; maternal grandparents, Donald N. and Doris Fiol of Hagerstown; and paternal grandmother, Frieda Niewiadomsky of Martinsburg.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Willow Brook Seventh-day Adventist Church, Boonsboro. Pastor Tim Crosby will officiate. Burial will follow.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, East Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown.

Kenneth D. Lineweaver Sr.

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