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Obituaries for 11/23

November 25, 2002

Paul W. Henson

SOUTH MOUNTAIN, Pa. - Paul Wilson Henson, 89, of Michaux Manor Living Center and formerly of 18 S. Grant St., Waynesboro, Pa., died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at Michaux Manor Living Center.

Born Oct. 21, 1913, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late John Grover and Elsie Beaver Henson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Vivienn Henson, in 1995.

He attended Waynesboro area schools.

He worked at Letterkenney Army Depot for 35 years as a line inspector. Earlier, he worked for Waynesboro Knitting Mill for three years.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Moose Club Waynesboro 1191, Eagles Club Inc. of Waynesboro, American Legion Joe Stickle Post 15, VFW John McLaughlin Post 695 and Owls Club.

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He is survived by one sister, Gladys Henson; and one brother, Kenneth Henson, both of Waynesboro.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Violet Lynch.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Lochstampfor Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. Roger Myers will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, Lutheran Social Services, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Charles O. Martin

QUINCY, Pa. - Charles Oscar "Lefty" Martin, 96, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, formerly of 45 E. Second St., Waynesboro, Pa., and 20 Greenwood Road, in Fayetteville, Pa., died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at the nursing home.

Born Nov. 1, 1906, in Quincy, he was the son of the late Alfred H. and Elizabeth D. Myers Martin.

His first wife, Ida Pauline (Martin) Martin, died Sept. 28, 1970. His second wife, Louisa Ratcliff Martin, died Oct. 2, 1995.

He attended school in Waynesboro and Quincy.

He served an apprenticeship at Landis Tool Co., Waynesboro, where he became a certified pattern maker in 1926. He retired from Landis Tool in 1969. He created a crankshaft tool, which later was donated to the Hall of Tools in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.

He attended Waynesboro Gospel Chapel where he served as teacher and elder; later attended Greenwood Hills Bible Chapel in Fayetteville, Pa., where he served on the board of directors of Greenwood Hills Bible Conference; and also taught Bible studies at Culver City Bible College in Culver City, Calif.

He did missionary work with Dr. and Mrs. James Teeter in the Mideast in 1969.

He is survived by one granddaughter, Cathy Eccles Brown of Hummelstown, Pa.; two great-granddaughters; and one niece.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Jane Martin Eccles; one son, Charles O. Martin Jr.; two sisters, Alverta McKee and Martha Pottorff; and one brother, Roy Martin.

Services will be Monday at 1:30 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. Elder Robert E. Deeds will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, in Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Monday at the funeral home one hour prior to services.

Memorial contributions may be made to Greenwood Hills Bible Conference, 7062 Lincoln Way East, Fayetteville, PA 17222.




Paul W. Souders

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Paul Wilson Souders, 89, of Quincy United Methodist Home and formerly of 580 Cleveland Ave. and 11630 Brookdale Drive, Waynesboro, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at Quincy United Methodist Home.

Born May 27, 1913, in Fulton County, Pa., he was the son of the late Wilson and Susan Gingrey Souders.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mae Elizabeth "Betty" Souders, in 1992. They were married Jan. 29, 1935.

He retired, as a machinist, from Landis Machine Company, after 27 years. Earlier, he worked at the Frick Company for seven years.

He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, where he was a member of the Methodist Men's Club and the Adult Class.

He was a member of AARP South Chapter 2977 and National AARP.

He is survived by three daughters, Emily Mort and Patsy Garling, both of Waynesboro, and Lillie West of Lancaster, Pa.; two sons, David S. Souders of Waynesboro and George W. Souders of Leitersburg; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Connie Souders; one son, Paul N. Souders and two brothers, Wilmer Souders and Don Souders.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, Waynesboro. The Revs. Jay Zimmerman and Carl Buterbaugh will officiate.

Burial will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg, Pa.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lochstampfor Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

Memorial donations may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, Memorial Fund, 6 W. Second St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.




Harry R. McDonald

Harry Richard McDonald, 74, of 13031 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 3, 1927, in Little Orleans, he was the son of the late John Richard and Bertie Louise McDonald.

He retired from Western Maryland Railroad, after 43 years of service.

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