Obituaries 1/2/03

January 02, 2003

Lang T. Kelley

Lang Thomas Kelley, 60, of Hagerstown, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

Born March 8, 1942, in North Charleroi, Pa., he was the son of the late Thomas Samuel and Florence Lang Kelley.

He was a 1960 graduate of Donora High School; a 1966 graduate of California University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and a 1968 graduate of West Virginia University with a master's degree in social work.

He was director of Child Welfare in Greene County, Pa., director of Catholic Social Services in Charleroi, Pa., and supervisor of Child Welfare at Washington County Department of Social Services in Hagerstown. He retired from Washington County Department of Social Services.


He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1960 to 1964.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Martinsburg, W.Va., and a former member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Donora.

He also was a member of the National Association for Social Workers and the Maryland Classified Employees Association.

He is survived by a daughter, Amy Kelley of Hagerstown; a son, Brian Kelley of Martinsburg; a sister, Donna Rotheram of Monongahela, Pa.; a brother, Herman Lang of Port Charlotte, Fla.; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home in Charleroi. Burial will be in Monongahela Cemetery.

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

Edward F. Carson

FOREST HILL, Md. - Retired Master Sgt. Edward F. Carson, 65, of 1809 Bernadette Court, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at his home.

Born Feb. 22, 1937, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of M. Marie Newcomer Carson of Windsor, N.Y., and the late Raymond L. Carson.

He was a 1955 graduate of Waynesboro High School.

He served in the U.S. Air Force for more than 20 years, retiring in 1975. He served during the Vietnam War. He then was a civilian employee of the U.S. Army, working at several Army installations in the Baltimore area before retiring in January 2000.

He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10113 in Bel Air, Md., the Air Force Sergeants Association and the Non-Commissioned Officers Association.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Betty M. Harbaugh Carson, whom he married June 6, 1959; a daughter, Cathy J. Field of Charlotte, N.C.; a son, Jeffrey J. Carson of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a sister, Darlene Baker of Windsor; a brother, Marlin Carson of Windsor; and four grandchildren.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home in Waynesboro. The Rev. Rex Baker will officiate. Burial will be in Harbaugh Church Cemetery in Rouzerville, Pa., with military graveside services conducted by the Honor Guard of Charles Nitterhouse V.F.W. Post 1599, Chambersburg, Pa.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, South Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 2001 N. Front St., Building 2, Suite 321, Harrisburg, PA 17102.

Russell E. Brown Jr.

PAEONIAN SPRINGS, Va. - Russell Eugene "Rusty" Brown Jr., 47, of Paeonian Springs and Charles Town, W.Va., died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, in Fairfax, Va.

Born May 26, 1955, in Leesburg, Va., he was the son of Russell E. Brown Sr. of Paeonian Springs and the late Ethel Juanita Reynolds Brown.

He was a computer specialist for the Internal Revenue Service.

In addition to his father, he is survived by a sister, Vicki Butler of Lovettsville, Va.; two brothers, Jeffrey L. Brown of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., and Keith Brown of Paeonian Springs; a close friend, Gary Michaels of Charles Town; two nieces; two nephews; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

Graveside services will be held Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Lovettsville Union Cemetery in Lovettsville.

A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. at Sandy Hook United Methodist Church, Knoxville. The Rev. Jim Hamrick will officiate.

Memorial donations may be made to Sandy Hook United Methodist Church, c/o Clarence West, P.O. Box 205, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425.

Arrangements are by Loudoun Funeral Chapel, Leesburg.

Elmer R. Csanady

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Elmer Richard Csanady, 87, of Falling Waters, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at City Hospital.

Born Sept. 18, 1915, in Charleston, W.Va., he was the son of the late Peter and Julia Szabo Csanady.

He was a chemical engineer and retired from the U.S. government.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army Air Force.

He is survived by his wife, Rose Nagy Csanady; two sons, Peter Csanady of Gaithersburg, Md., and Stevan Csanady of Ellicott City, Md.; two sisters, Eleanora Wylie of Charleston and Edith Pennington of Mountain View, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

Services and burial will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to Csanady-Nagy Memorial Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 4533, Morgantown, WV 26504-4533.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Paul L. Hollingshead

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