Obituaries for 10/23

October 23, 2002

Jessquan A. Click

Jessquan Angel Click, infant son of Robert Lee Click III and Jessica Kline, both of Hagerstown, was born and died Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by maternal grandparents, Brenda Kline and Clarence M. Kline, both of Hagerstown; paternal grandparents, Teresa Frost of Hagerstown and Robert Lee Click Jr. of Kenova, W.Va.; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.


The family will receive friends Thursday at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m.

Edna L. Hunt

SMITHSBURG - Edna L. Hunt, 81, of Foxville Road, formerly of Sherri's Way, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 8, 1921, in Bethesda, Md., she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Lillian Parks Priebe.

She was employed by the Montgomery County School Board for more than 23 years.

She is survived by her husband, James A. Hunt; one daughter, Theresa S. Hunt of Clear Spring; two sons, Richard Priebe Sr. of North Carolina and Kevin C. Hunt of Smithsburg; one sister, Margaret Shumaker of Vancouver, Wash.; and one grandson.

Graveside services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Parklawn Memorial Park, Rockville, Md. The Rev. Mark C. Mooney will officiate.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.

Mary B. Cumiskey

Mary Beeler Cumiskey, 98, formerly of Hagerstown, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at Chardon (Ohio) Healthcare Center.

Born April 5, 1904, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Ross Henderson and Annie A. Wiebel Beeler.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carroll Joseph Cumiskey Jr., in 1955.

Before her retirement in 1984, she was a real estate agent associated with North Suburban/Century 21.

She was a member of First Christian Church in Hagerstown, where she taught Sunday School and was one of the church's first woman deaconesses.

She is survived by one daughter, Mary Jo Senter of Chardon; one son, J. Terrence Cumiskey of Virginia Beach, Va.; one sister, Mildred B. Benedict of Miami Beach, Fla.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one niece.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Margaret B. Thomas.

Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, North Potomac Street, Hagerstown. S. Harve Senter and Robert Regenold will officiate.

Visitation will be Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to First Christian Church, Improvement Fund, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Robert E. Provard

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Robert Eugene Provard, 82, of 601 W. Main St., died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002, at his home.

Born Dec. 27, 1919, in Quincy, Pa., he was the son of the late Cleveland L. and Clara Belle Wagaman Provard.

He attended Tomstown, Pa., School.

He worked for Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., as an engine tester. Prior to retiring in 1983, he worked for Corning Glass in Greencastle, Pa.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater. Later, he joined the Army National Guard and served in the Korean War in Korea.

He is survived by his wife, Hilda Louise Bumbaugh Provard, whom he married May 2, 1942; three daughters, Linda P. Marlow of Seattle, Darlene K. Bishop and Roberta A. Wile, both of Waynesboro; two sisters, Rosalie Beeler and Dorothy Verdier, both of Fayetteville, Pa.; three brothers, Gerald Provard and Lloyd Provard, both of Waynesboro, and Donald Provard of Fayetteville, Pa.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Sylvia Bumbaugh; and one brother, Ray C. Provard.

Graveside services will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Mount Zion Cemetery, near Mont Alto, Pa., with graveside military services by the Honor Guard of Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 of Chambersburg. The Rev. Donald L. Bender will officiate.

There will be no public viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

Virginia N. King

Virginia Naomi King, 77, of 432 Vermont Ave., Hagerstown, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, at Ravenwood Nursing Home, Hagerstown.

Born Oct. 8, 1925, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late William Moore and Martha Jones Himes.

She was employed by the Washington County Board of Education for 16 years in the cafeteria, retiring in 1982.

She was a member of Hagerstown Church of the Brethren.

She was a member of AARP.

She is survived by her husband, Arnold W. King; one daughter, Joy Shurnitski of Hagerstown; two sons, Wayne King of Hagerstown and David King of Falling Waters, W.Va.; one sister, Esther Harwood of Hagerstown; four grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Pearl Thompson and Hazel Harwood; and one brother, Earl Himes.

The Herald-Mail Articles