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Obituaries for 11/13

November 13, 2002

Hazel D. Happel

QUINCY, Pa. - Hazel D. Weaver Happel, 92, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of Rouzerville, Pa., died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, at the nursing home.

Born Feb. 4, 1910, in Ducktown, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Edward T. and Mollie Davis Weaver.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Grant Happel Sr., whom she married Feb. 12, 1953.

She was a 1931 graduate of Waynesboro (Pa.) High School, and a 1934 graduate of Shippensburg (Pa.) Teachers College.

She taught at Rouzerville Elementary School, Wayne Heights Elementary School and in the Austin Area School District in Potter County, Pa. She also taught at Roadside Elementary and Monterey School.

She was a member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Waynesboro.

She was a member of Mount Vernon Order of Eastern Star Chapter 398, Waynesboro; a past matron of Minmurwada Order of Eastern Star Chapter 56, Louisa, Va.; and a member of the National AARP.

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She is survived by one stepdaughter, Elaine Decker of Cascade; one stepson, Raymond Happel Jr. of Waynesboro; 13 stepgrandchildren; 19 stepgreat-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was the last of her immediate family.

She was preceded in death by one son, Jackie James Happel; two sisters, Marylee Lowe and Ruby Rosson; and one brother, Maurice Weaver.

Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. Stephen D. Harris will officiate. A memorial service will be conducted Friday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home by Mount Vernon Chapter 398 Order of Eastern Star. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, Cascade.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 800 Corporate Circle, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.




Isabelle Deal

SMITHSBURG - Isabelle Deal, 90, of Welty Church Road, who died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at her home, also was survived by her caregiver, Indra Shacma.




Shirley A. Morin

MILLSBORO, Del. - Shirley A. Morin, 76, of Millsboro, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at her home.

Born in Annapolis, she was the daughter of the late Olin Ray and Ava Stoner Andrews.

Her husband, Donald Morin, died in 1992.

She was a speech therapist.

She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church in Rehoboth Beach, Del.

She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution, Col. David Hall Chapter; Village Improvement Association; Rehoboth Flower Group; Sussex Gardeners; and served as a volunteer at Beebe Medical Center.

She is survived by one son, Stephen A. Morin; and three grandchildren, Sean McGowan, Tyler Morin and Joseph Morin.

Services will be today at 2 p.m. at Parsell Funeral Home and Crematorium, Lewes, Del. The Rev. Jack Abel will officiate. Burial will be Thursday at 1 p.m., in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends today at the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Col. Hall Chapter, NSDAR, 23369 Marina Drive West, Lewes, DE 19958; or Epworth United Methodist Church, 30 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971.




Forest P. McCarty

STEPHENS CITY, Va. - Forest Phillip McCarty, 86, of Stephens City, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002, at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Born Oct. 20, 1916, in Charles Town, W.Va., he was the son of the late John Mason and Daisy Owens McCarty.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Letha McCarty. His second wife, Mary Catherine McCarty, died in June 2001.

He was a graduate of Charles Town High School.

He retired after 32 years of service as an engineer for the B&O Railroad.

He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town.

He was a member of the National Association of Retired Veterans and Railway Employees; a life member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1136 in Brunswick, Md.; a life member of Moose Lodge 1283 in Winchester, Va.; and a life member of Brunswick Moose Lodge 1582.

He is survived by one son, John Hiett McCarty of Martinsburg, W.Va.; three grandchildren, Rhonda Powell, Ronald McCarty and Lisa Canby; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Audrey McCarty and Katherine McCarty; and two brothers, Mason McCarty and Ralph McCarty.

He was the last of his immediate family.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town. The Rev. Richard Simpson will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.

Friends will be received Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.




E. Virginia Barney

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - E. Virginia VanMetre Barney, 80, of Martinsburg, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at Heartland of Martinsburg.

Born Dec. 14, 1921, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Milton and Edith Tabler VanMetre.

She was a 1939 graduate of Martinsburg High School, and attended Martinsburg Business College.

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