Obituaries for 10/19

October 21, 2002

Sharon K. King

FRIENDS CREEK, Md. - Sharon Kathyrn King, 45, of Friends Creek, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at her home.

Born April 18, 1957, in Frederick, Md., she was the daughter of Herbert H. and Mildred L. Toms Biser of Thurmont, Md.

She was a 1975 graduate of Catoctin High School.

She was employed by Super Thrift in Emmitsburg, Md., and Woodsboro Bank in Thurmont and operated the Biser Painting Co. in Thurmont.

She was a lifetime member of Friends Creek Church of God where she was a Sunday school teacher for nine years and of the Blue Ridge Sportsmen's Association in Fairfield, Pa., and the PTA for Frederick County Schools, mainly at Sabillasville Elementary School in Sabillasville, Md.


She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Ronald E. King; a daughter, Amy Kathyrn King, at home; a son, Dylan Earl King, at home; three sisters, Cindy Biser of St. Thomas, Pa., Shelly Dial of Greencastle, Pa., and Nancy Weishaar of Frederick; a brother, Paul Biser of Fairfield, Pa.; and caregiver Sandy Long.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Lisa Gwen Biser and Sonya Sue Biser.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Friends Creek Cemetery. The Rev. William Parks will officiate.

There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702-1799.

Arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.

Anthony L. Bracaloni

Anthony Luciano Bracaloni, 23, of 20232 Kelly's Lane, Hagerstown, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, in Martinsburg, W.Va., from injuries received in an automobile accident.

Born June 5, 1979, in Frederick, Md., he was the son of Umberto and Lorrie Bracaloni of Boonsboro and Rhonda Williams of San Diego.

He was a 1998 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

He was employed as a technician by Crown Ford in Chambersburg, Pa., and formerly by Middletown Ford in Middletown, Md.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandmother, Cesarina Bracaloni of Fredericksburg, Va.; his grandfather, Joseph Kundrat of Virginia Beach, Va.; three sisters, Susan Luiser of Gaithersburg, Md., Natasha Bracaloni of Frederick and Michaela Bracaloni of San Diego; two brothers, Shawn Bracaloni and Nicholas Bracaloni, both of Boonsboro; four aunts; and three uncles.

A memorial service will be held Sunday at 5 p.m. at Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro. The Rev. R. Thomas Fralin Jr. will officiate.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at noon.

Memorial donations may be made to Washington County SPCA, Box 367, Maugansville, MD 21767.

Anna B. Yommer

BOONSBORO - Anna Bella "Sis" Muir Yommer, 77, of Boonsboro, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born July 16, 1925, in Midland, Md., she was the daughter of the late James G. and Janet C. McKinley Muir.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Osborne Faye Yommer Sr., in 1969.

She was a 1943 graduate of Central High School in Lonaconing, Md.

She was employed by Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro for 20 years in the dietary department.

She was of the Methodist faith.

She is survived by a daughter, Faye A. Smith of Boonsboro; four sons, John G. Yommer of Rohrersville, Osborne F. Yommer Jr. and Steven Yommer, both of Boonsboro, and Bruce Yommer of Wiley Ford, W.Va.; five sisters, Beatrice Ambrose of Gaithersburg, Md., Elizabeth Hartz of Frackville, Pa., Hazel Fletcher of Boonsboro, Lillian Gilbert of Derwood, Md., and Janet Harding of Jefferson, Md.; two brothers, Robert Muir of Monrovia, Md., and James Muir of Rockville, Md.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Jean L. Muir Orme.

Services will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Boonsboro Ambulance and Rescue Co. 69, P.O. Box 7, Boonsboro, MD 21713, or Boonsboro Volunteer Fire Co., 5 St. Paul St., Boonsboro, MD 21713.

Brian D. Kitchen Sr.

SURFSIDE, S.C. - Brian Dwayne Kitchen Sr., 40, of Surfside, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002, from injuries suffered in an accident in Surfside.

Born Oct. 11, 1962, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Raymond Wayne Kitchen of Clear Spring and Harvey and Ruby Marlene Paul Whetzel of Knoxville, Md.

He was a 1980 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

He was employed by Meadows Lawn and Service in Surfside.

He was a Protestant.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Cindy L. Canfield Kitchen, whom he married Oct. 31, 1996; a daughter, Danielle M. Kitchen at home; a son, Brian D. Kitchen Jr. at home; two stepsons, Robert G. Palmer of Smithsburg and Travis W. Palmer at home; two sisters, Diane Brunner of Mount Airy, Md., and Roxanna Slick of Fairplay; a brother, Lawrence Kitchen of Myersville, Md.; two stepsisters, Teresa Drnach of Howell, Mich., and Kristy Kitchen of Brunswick, Md.; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Alan Kitchen.

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