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Obituaries for 1/8

January 08, 2003

Louise Sandrus

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Louise Sandrus, 100, of Laurel Run Nursing Home, and formerly of Aprontree Personal Care Home, Spring Run, Pa., and Knobsville, Pa., died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, at Laurel Run Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born Jan. 5, 1903, in Erie, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Scott W. Graham Sr. and Margaret Elizabeth McCoy Graham.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William F. Sandrus, in 1987.

She was a homemaker. She worked for Sperry's Industries during World War II.

She was a Protestant.

She is survived by one daughter, Pauline S. Kuhne of Willow Hill, Pa.; three grandchildren, Marjorie E. Lauver of Mountain Lake Park, Md., Betty A. Keener of Winston Salem, N.C., and Jayne K. Metcalf of Fort Loudon, Pa.; and six great-grandchildren.

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She was preceded in death by one son, Clair L. Sandrus; and one grandchild.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg, Pa. The Rev. Christian Elliott will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.




William H. Cunningham

KEEDYSVILLE - William Hart Cunningham, 79, of 18442 Shepherdstown Pike, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, at Washington (D.C.) Hospital Center.

Born Aug. 7, 1923, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Fred and Esta Hart Cunningham.

He was a graduate of Hagerstown High School.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Force.

He was employed by the Civil Service for 12 years and by Fairchild Aircraft for 28 years.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

He was a member of BPO Elks 378, Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, AMVETS 1936, Red Men of Williamsport, North American Rod and Gun Club, Eagles of Hagerstown, Potomac Fish and Game Club, and Funkstown Moose.

He is survived by one sister, Betty Barnhart of Hancock; three nieces; and three nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Sara Lechlider.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, East Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown. The Rev. F. Allan Weatherhold Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Salvation Army, 534 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown, MD 21740; or to a charity of one's choice.

Richard L. Eshleman

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Richard Lee "Dick" Eshleman, 64, of 2628 Castlegreen Drive, died of cancer Monday, Jan. 6, 2003.

Born Jan. 19, 1938, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Hazel Irene Eshleman Eshleman of Homewood in Williamsport, and the late Irvin Grove Eshleman.

He was a graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School and attended Hagerstown Community College and Pennsylvania State University.

He was employed in the accounting and data processing sales departments at National Cash Register Co., and at both Homewood Retirement Center and Reeders Memorial Home as chief financial officer. He recently retired.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Grace United Church of Christ in Greencastle.

He was a member of Fountainhead Country Club and Greencastle Lions Club.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Phyllis Anne Weaver Eshleman; two daughters, Julie Eshleman Fenley of Ambler, Pa., and Amy C. Kryder of Beltsville, Md.; one sister, Mary Lou Colbath of Orono, Maine; and two granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by one grandson.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Grace United Church of Christ, Greencastle. The Rev. Donald Reese will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, Lutheran Home Care Services Inc., 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201; or Sunday School Program, Grace United Church of Christ, 128 E. Baltimore St., Greencastle, PA 17225.




Allen E. Goldstrom

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Allen E. Goldstrom, 86, of Berkeley Springs, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs.

Born Nov. 12, 1916, in Morgantown, W.Va., he was the son of the late Andrew Oscar and Alice Rayner Goldstrom.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia T. Goldstrom.

He was a 1934 graduate of Masontown (W.Va.) High School, and earned his bachelor's degree from West Virginia University in Morgantown. He earned his master's degree and was working toward his doctorate.

He was assistant principal at Martinsburg High School and a teacher at Morgan County Public Schools, where he was the football and baseball coach, retiring in 1967. He served in the West Virginia Legislature in the House of Delegates.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Air Force.

He was a member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church in Berkeley Springs.

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